List of Programs

A Different Nature

Every Monday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.   --> Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defy... Read more

A Matter of Public Records

 John Cage said "Most musicians can't hear a single sound. They listen only to the relationship between two or more sounds" This show will be about exploring and exposing those relationships- Rock, Punk, Post-punk, Jazz, Soul, Dub Reggae...fundamentally they are all just no... Read more

Active Listening

 The Seamstress of Sound is sure to keep you active.  Like artist page "Active Listening With the Seamstress Of Sound" on Facebook for updates and sneak peaks on ticket giveaways!  If you are groovin to this music please comment on the Kboo site-Your feedback is important!   Read more

Africa-O-Ye!

Produced for Africa-O-Ye!
  ---> Every Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. African music 1st Thursday -  Konah Hall 2nd Thursday - TBA 3rd Thursday - Mike Johnson 4th Thursday -  Henri Mandekor 5th Thursday - TBA   Che... Read more

Alright Airwaves

Every Other Monday Morning Midnight to 3am   It's Monday Morning at Midnight...and I promise... Everything's gonna be alright! Join DJ Abeni Z and her collection of various and sundry sounds floating over the air. Requests alway appreciated at 503-231-8187 or email her di... Read more

Alternative Radio

Every Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently igno... Read more

An Evening of Afrotainment

Every Saturday from 7:00 PM to 10:00pm. Music of the African diaspora by Black Artists...Worldwide. Black music is to U.S. music what Africa is to civilization... the cornerstone. Don't believe it? Just Listen. Join host Celeste Carey, aka Adiva, to hear music of the Af... Read more

Another Late Night

Every 1st Saturday of the month, 3 - 6 AM   Another Late Night is an eclectic mix of indie, electronic, hip hop and any other music that strikes a chord. Much like the series of artist-curated compilation albums its named after, Another Late Night represents a diverse set... Read more

Apex Express

Every 1st and 3rd Friday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Read more

Armando Puentes

  ---> Every Sunday from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Playing the best in Tejano/Conjunto music and public affairs pertaining to the Latino community.  A little bit of funky Tejano mixed in with some traditional Conjunto as well as Mariachi music.  Offering some public affairs/is... Read more

Art Focus

      Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Art Focus features interviews by host Joseph Gallivan with artists, curators and critics. Lively voices talking about art, how it's made and sometimes even what it means. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop

Every fourth Wednesday from 11:00 am - 11:30 am Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial, 30-minute, youth-centered podcast about how artists and creatives do their work and make a living. The podcast is produced by artist and facilitator Erica Thomas and producer Nicole Cabrera. Eac... Read more

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month


AudioPilot

    Prepare for Take Off! AudioPilot is a designated timeslot for new volunteers to test out the airwaves or do a few one-off episodes with no pressure of commitment! AudioPilot will be on most 5th Thursdays and Fridays 8 PM to Midnight, and 5th Saturdays 10 PM to Midnig... Read more

Autonomy Hour

---> Every first and third Thursday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Eclectic/Global Read more

Back from USSR

Every other Sunday from 9:00am to 10:00am. This show alternates weekly with Italian Hour. This program will let the slavic community know about the latest news happening here in Oregon and the United States as well as listen to some music in their native language. The prog... Read more

Back To The Egg

  ---> Every first and third Sunday from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM. New Wave hits of The Aughties, Saturday nights* from midnight to 3am here on KBOO.           Follow Back To The Egg on twitter for playlist and other pertinent info: http://twitter.com/backtotheeegg   ... Read more

Between the Covers

  Every third and fifth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and every first, second and fourth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM.   A weekly show featuring interviews with locally and nationally known authors of both fiction and non-fiction. Read more

Black As Folk

Every 3rd Monday of the month, 5:30 - 7 AM   "Black as Folk" is a monthly program celebrating Black folk music from amazing Black folk artists. Black Folk music was a solace, a community-builder, and a voice for hope during enslavement and afterward, in the days of Recons... Read more

Black Book Talk

  Every first Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Monthly program featuring interviews and discussions of works by African American authors. Co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O B Hill and Patricia Welch review works in all genres by well-known and emerging authors. Occasional ... Read more

Bluegrass Marathon


Blues Junction

  ---> Every Saturday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.   Urban and country blues with R&B, soul, jazz, zydeco and classic rock.      Read more

Boogie Pachanguero

Every 2nd Friday of the month, 8 to 10 pm "The one-hour dancing caravan around the world. It is a journey into the musical cultures across all our continents from the perspective of dance — a perspective rooted in tropical rhythms (salsa, reggae, afrobeat, ...)  that knows no... Read more

Buscando America

  Every Tuesday from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM.   Somos un programa radial en español, que se transmite por KBOO Community Radio en las frecuencias 90.7 FM Portland, 104.3 FM Corvallis y 91.9 FM Hood River.  y https://www.radiohumedales.org Este es un espacio de comunicació... Read more

Calculated Conversation

Every Tuesday from 7-8p The "Calculated Conversation" Show Created By Your Host David Jefferson and Co-Hosted By fellow thinker Kan Jones. The show is named after one of the Chapters of David's upcoming Book entitled "Society Kollege". The goal of the "Calculated Conversat... Read more

Canto Nuevo: The Best of Latin Folk Music

Every 4th Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7 am Canto Nuevo features a combination of native artists from Central and South America and modern artists who preserve a rich and historical music genre. Canto Nuevo includes romantic and inspiring sounds with flutes, strings, and drums ... Read more

Cascadia Coffeehouse

Tune in on Friday mornings from 5:30 - 7am for a variety of contemporary and traditional folk and roots music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites.      Read more

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

The Festival has a long tradition of taking place on the third weekend of July in the majestic natural setting of Cathedral Park beneath the historic St. Johns Bridge. This festival is a free 3-day event that provides a very diverse audience the opportunity to enjoy " Jazz,... Read more

CeCe's Past Bedtime Show


Counterspin

Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Friday from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Counter-propaganda show produced by the media watchgroup FAIR. Read more

Culture in Motion with Mic Crenshaw

  Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 9:30am - 10am   Art, Culture, Politics, Education and Social Movements with Hip Hop as the guiding light with host Mic Crenshaw   **This program was formerly part of News From the BOO. For archived episodes pre-August 2019, see the New... Read more

Culture Light Beams

Every 2nd Sunday from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Read more

Daily News Headlines


Democracy Now!

Every weekday from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The program is hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez and produced out of the Downtown Community Television Center, a community media center in New York City’s Chinatown. Democracy Now!... Read more

Diaspora

Every Tuesday from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Read more

Diaspora Blues Radio

Interviewing fabulous musicians, nerding out on music, and featuring their music in the interview itself. These are musicians in the diaspora, often (but not always!) combining traditional rhythms with contemporary issues and styles. I'm fascinated with this kind of fusion ... Read more

Disability Justice: An Everyday Pursuit in Survival

Every first Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. A monthly show interviewing people within the disability community. Read more

Ditch Digger

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Desperate RPMs For Desperate People An eclectic slum of garage, R&B, doo wop, soul, punk...     Read more

Domingos para Recordar

  ---> Todos los domingos de 17:00 PM hasta que 18:30 PM.   Every Sunday from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM.     Gracias por escuchar y ya lo saben, a gozar de la vida que recordando es volver a vivir. Thank you for listening and you already know, remember to enjoy life because ... Read more

Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Alternates weeks with Life During Wartime.   Offbeat sounds for talented listeners   Read more

Drinking from Puddles

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Alternates weekly with Ditch Digger.  Music Read more

Ear to the Streets of Portland

  ---> Every first and third Thursday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Tune-in to ‘Ear To The Streets of Portland’. This program contains music and content geared toward a frame of thought based on having an ear to the streets. As well as music of all genres in free-form specifi... Read more

Early Morning Gumbo

  ---> Every Tuesday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM.   A spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, much of which is connected to the American south, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun, string band & Texas swing   Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Thursday, April 22nd, KBOO will be celebrating Earth Day with special programming devoted to climate action. The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues the globe faces and on Earth Day, we will be exploring its impacts close to home and around the globe. We... Read more

Eclectic Pandemic

Every 4th Monday from 11:00 pm - 12:00 am Politically correct or not. Non-judgement. Without bias. For us all. Together." Eclectic Pandemic Nobody will be left out in the rain. Read more

Evening News

  We are the non-corporate, volunteer-powered news you won't hear on commercial media. Call our out-of-office number at 971-245-2158 or e-mail: newsdirector [at] kboo.org to learn how you can help report, produce, anchor, write and edit news at KBOO. About the KBOO Even... Read more

Fearless Frequency

Produced for Fearless Frequency
Every other Sunday night/ Monday morning from Midnight - 3am Fearless Frequency presented by The House of RIZATEK keeps the night going with New Wave, 80's and House music. RIZATEK DJ Jason Rizzitello brings you a blend of New Wave, Future Wave, Electro and 80's from midnig... Read more

Fight the Empire

  Every first and third Thursday from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM.  Connecting history with the latest world events We live in an empire that began 500 years ago with the European conquest of the Americas. This program looks at how the empire permeates our lives.   What are we... Read more

Film at 11

      ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––   Every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:00 am Panel reviewing the latest films, from the multiplex to the art houses to the Northwest Film Center, and streaming films.  Occasional special shows for seasonal or current events. Focus ... Read more

First Voices Radio

Every Monday from 11a-12p. Rebroadcast on the 1st and 5th Wednesday from 6-7p. First Voices Radio focuses on global topics and issues of critical importance to the preservation and protection of Mother Earth presented in the voices and from the perspective of the original ... Read more

Flashpoints

Every Tuesday and Wednesday  10-11am.    Investigative News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein from KPFA, community radio in Berkeley, California. Flashpoints is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine. Through original reports and some of the key investigative ... Read more

Folk Espresso

  ---> Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  First Monday: Diane Hunt Second Monday: Jonathan Lay Third Monday: John Risley Fourth Monday: Diane Hunt Fifth Monday: Gordy Euler   Contemporary and eclectic folk music to energize your morning. Read more

Food Show

  3rd Wednesday at 11 AM. Do you eat? Then you'll love the KBOO Food Show. Airs on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11 AM. At the Food Show on KBOO we'll keep you on top of the news and issues surrounding the food on your plate. We sit down and talk with thought le... Read more

Fortress On A Hill

Every fourth Thursday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am   The United States has become synonymous with empire and endless war, American troops sit in 70% of the world's countries, and yet, most Americans don't know that.  The military is joined disproportionately by a 'warrior caste... Read more

Free Culture Radio

Produced for Free Culture Radio
  Drugs in society and society on drugs Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Free Culture Radio is an examination of drugs, drug cultures, and the ineluctable, indelible, and indispensable influence of drugs on society. Free Culture Radio neither promotes... Read more

From the Grassroots

  ---> Every First and Third Friday from 8-10pm Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends

Good ol' Grateful Dead Every Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Host by week of the month: 1 - Matt (Rolling Thunder Review)  2 - Sun  3 - Andrew (Unbroken Chain)  4 - Phil G. (Forests of Fennario)   5 -  Dr. Jane 'Like' us on Facebook   Email us              {Archive.org... Read more

Gremlin Time

    Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comf... Read more

Hard Knock Radio

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant... Read more

Hardcore Variety Hour

The Hardcore Variety Hour began in late 2019 as a late night extra. It was created by Matt C and The Wolfman of Life During Wartime. Matt C currently produces the program, which has expanded to feature all kinds of guest DJ's involved in the Portland Punk Community. The Ha... Read more

Healthwatch

  Every 2nd Monday from 11:00am to 11:30am Information to make you healthier. You can subscribe to the Healthwatch podcast at---> http://tinyurl.com/drnaimon And download audio for shows at:  www.drnaimon.com/healthwatch or for Ellen Goldsmith's shows on every secon... Read more

Heavy Metal Vomit Party

  ---> Airs Thursday 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am . Alternates weekly with Pandæmonium. JUST RIFFS Heavy Metal Vomit Party is an attempt to provide an overview of heavy metal and its sub-genres, from its roots in hard rock from the late 60s to the more extreme modern st... Read more

Hey Betty!

Hey Betty! -Every first, third and fifth Wednesday 12:00AM- 3:00AM Each episode is built around naturally occurring themes that surface in conversations between Betty and a variety of beautiful and complex people. Relatable topics, ideas, dreams etc…are woven together with ... Read more

Hypnophobia

  ---> 2nd and 4th Friday nights/Saturday Mornings from Midnight to 3am. Hypnophobia The Hypnophobia collective presents our dear listeners with a variety of noises including: debate, Japanese d-beat, sound collages, hard core, cascadian metal, and whatever else our tiny... Read more

If I Knew What I Was Doing, I Would Stop

Every Other Monday Morning 3-5:30am Bob Pagani has been written about in People magazine and quoted in Time magazine. He has been seen on The Today Show, Oprah and numerous other TV shows. Several websites have run profiles on him as well. Having done all that, the only... Read more

Imago Theatre: original radio theater

  Imago Theatre and KBOO Community Radio are excited to announce a multi-production radio theater series for 2021 Schedule: May 3 @ 10pm - "The Strange Case of Nick M." by Drew Pisarra Summer 2021 - "Happy Times" by Carol Triffle Winter 2021 -    www.imagotheatre.com/ni... Read more

Indigenous Power Hour

  Every last Thursday from 7pm-8pm Read more

Inside Washington County With Rob Solomon

Inside Washington County with Rob Solomon is an interview series designed to bring Washington County residents the information they need to fully engage with issues in their community. Like other counties in the Metro area, we have our own issues and concerns separate from ... Read more

International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. Suffragettes campaig... Read more

Interspace Radio

  ---> Every 2nd Sunday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.    Past guests: Phil Ranelin, Micheal White, Brian Auger, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Rob-Swift, Kid Named Miles, DJ Nobody, Der... Read more

Is It You Or Is It Me

  Every third Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Creating radical revolutions within ourselves through personal improvement Personal improvement leads to personal empowerment which leads to a higher level of creativity and happiness! On this show we will be interviewing loc... Read more

Islamic Point of View

On the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:30 am, and a full hour 8 am to 9 am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. Read more

Italian Hour

  ---> Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am. Italian pop/rock music including oldies from the 50's to contemporary, with occasional classical and opera music.  This show alternates weekly with Back from USSR.   Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon

  ---> Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present Bob Riddle is continuing the 25-year KBOO tradition established by the late Jim Andrews, in Jim's spirit:  the very best in jazz music, from the historical to the present.  A... Read more

Jazz Lives!

  ---> Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm Jazz America's classical music served up with love.   Jazz of all stripes swingin smokin bluesy funky new and old but all good.   Lots of special guests from the jazz community local and international. I try to have an open ... Read more

Juneteenth Oregon

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth “Independence Day” or “Freedom Day”, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of African American slaves. On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the P... Read more

Juneteenth Radio

Every Thursday from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Since the murder of George Floyd, the Civil Rights Movement of the World has come to the Forefront once again. Juneteenth Radio will be sharing, exploring, and reporting the latest stories, topics and situations currently going on Natio... Read more

Juneteenth Special

Special programming for Juneteenth Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush

  --->   Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush is presented every Tuesday night by your host The Incredible Kid. Electronic folk and urban sounds from the global diaspora and the desh; an auditory map of the world with South Asia at the center.  Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush was founded in ... Read more

KBOO New Years Eve Extravaganza!

Join KBOO’s dance party DJs as they bid 2020 Goodbye and kick off the New Year with positive vibes!   You'll kick off the house party with PDX Biologic, dance the night away with Diablo, Count down with Kabloom, And party til Dawn with Top Dolla on a Megawaves Special! Read more

La Mordidita Latina

Every 1st and 5th Sunday from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM From the studios of Alemeda Community Radio,  Orozco Productions brings you La Mordidita Latina! Latin Music, skits, poetry, local and international artists every 1st & 5th Sunday of the month, fromo 8 to 10pm   Read more

La Ruleta

  ---> The 2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 10:00pm to midnight.  Cada segundo viernes de cada mes. De 10 a 12 de la noche. Underground, alternative, non commercial, mainly Mexican, Latin American, Hispanic music.  La Ruleta (The Roulette) is a music show, sometimes in... Read more

La Voz Del Sabor

  ---> Every Sunday 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Todo lo que concierne a la comunidad latina. Obras de teatros, entrevistas, informaciones para la comunidad, entrevistas, todo lo que concierne a la comunidad  latina.   Everything that concernes the Latin community.  News, music,... Read more

Labor Radio

  Every Monday from 6:00pm to 6:30pm. Of the working class, by the working class and for the working class. Host schedule: 1st Mondays Coalition of Black Trade Unionists 2nd Mondays Stephen Siegel and Rachel Hanes 3rd Mondays Michael C... Read more

Lady Danger Does Her Thing

Vile, rough, delightful and Crass We grace the airwaves with deep cuts, missed connections, esoteric lectures, interviews, voicemails, poetry, powerviolance/hardcore and more. Check us out every 1st and 3rd and 5th Friday at Midnight (or Saturday morning depending how you ... Read more

Lark In The Morning

  ---> Fridays from 5:30am to 7:00am, alternates weekly with Dawnbreaker's Breakdown. Folk Music to get your day started. Read more

Late Night BlueJazz Program

SJ Oxendine shares his Late night Blues and Jazz collection! Read more

Late Night BlueJazz Program

Porltand Jazz Nightlife features some of Portland’s best live Jazz shows including interviews of local musicians recorded by SJ & Adrienne for your enjoyment. Other music podcasts feature host SJ Oxendine as he takes you through basic blues and jazz tracks of his music col... Read more

Let's Talk about Race

Every 2nd and 4th Friday, from 6 to 7pm   Let’s Talk About Race (LTAR), a new intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists featuring rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage and the role race plays in politics, government, econo... Read more

Life During Wartime

  --->   WEDNESDAY (BI - WEEKLY) 10PM-12AM Life During Wartime is Portland, Oregon's premier Punk radio show. Beginning as a late night scene report in 1995, Life During Wartime keeps all the best of current and classic Punk records in rotation. The show also provides spa... Read more

Locus Focus

  Every Monday from 10:00am to 11:00am. A weekly conversation about our place on the planet. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with local, regional and national experts, activists and policy makers about climate change, food policy, land use, salmon restoration,... Read more

Madness Radio

  *New time!* Every 1st Friday from 10-10:30am Voices and Visions from Outside Mental Health What does it mean to be called "crazy" in a crazy world? Madness Radio: Voices And Visions from Outside Mental Health brings you personal experiences of 'madness' from beyond conv... Read more

Making Contact


Marvin's Room

Every 3rd Saturday from 10 pm - 12 am Helping the  NW Music community. Each episode feature a artist or group , and provides them a live platform to promote their art . The program divide the time between a live showcase  components. Read more

MEGAPOWERS

Every Wednesday 3-5:30am MEGAPOWERS is the show where Frsh Craig explores the intersections of jazz, funk, house, soul and r&b all in order to help the listener assume their ultimate form and get over the hump. Read more

MegaWave Radio

Every other Friday 12:00 am - 5:30 am. Current Jams and Throwback mixes with guest DJ's & Interesting hosts representing all types of culture. hip hop, r&b,soul, jazz sounds. Read more

Melanated Mindfulness

Every 1st Saturday, 10pm - Midnight “Melanated Mindfulness” is a monthly hour-long program with a purpose to give Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities a voice and platform when it comes to addressing mental health in our communities.  We can all work together to recogn... Read more

Mister Bloom's Magical Universe


MLK Day Special


More Reggae!


More Talk Radio

Every Monday from 8:00am to 9:00am. Call-in Talk Radio   Cecil and Celeste welcome your calls. This program is open to local, national and international issues ranging from poverty in Portland to politics in Africa.     Read more

Morning Glory Snap

Every other Monday from 3:00am to 5:30am Read more

Movin' On

  ---> Every Friday from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:30pm.   Folk, political, and women's music, both traditional and contemporary. A folk music collective, Don and Laurie love to feature live local and nationally known musicians! Music and conversations with an uplifting tilt. ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Every 4th & 5th Friday from 11-12 Noon the children's show for reluctant adults Read more

Mujeres Bravas

  ---> Every Sunday from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:30pm. Latina Music Read more

Music from the True Vine

  ---> Every Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Bluegrass and Old Time Music We play the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and we bring you information about local shows and festivals! First Saturday: Rachel and Justin Second Saturday: Dave Elliot... Read more

Music Medieval

Produced for Music Medieval
Medieval / early music / fantasy film OSTs Adventures through time and space Every 3rd Thursday from 4:30 am - 5:30 am Read more

Músicas varias en español


Musikas para Volar

On every 4th Sunday of the month from 6:30 to 8pm Read more

News and Public Affairs Day

 The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive.  Read more

News from the BOO

  Every other Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:00pm. An inside look at the goings-on at KBOO A weekly segment where we provide an inside look at the goings-on at KBOO, and give listeners a chance to weigh in on the priorities of the station. Read more

News In Depth

  Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm. A deeper look behind the day's top stories KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or in... Read more

Noticias en español

Tenemos noticias al aire en español sobre el #COVID19, y otras noticias relevantes para la comunidad, de lunes a viernes y el domingo al mediodía. Sintonice KBOO en el 90. 7 FM y visite nuestro sitio web para escuchar y descargar las noticias. Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee

Every 3rd Sunday, from 8 to 10 PM   Musical essays for Portlanders, poets and polymaths. Read more

Oil For Kisses

Every 1st Thursday from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM A range of brooding and cerebral music ranging from dark post punk to extreme metal, focusing on the more progressive, experimental and heady sides of the genres. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

  Every Monday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist, anti-racist and anti-colonial point of view. The Old Mole burrows down to the roots of the great issues of our time – the struggles of ordinary people for d... Read more

One Land Many Voices

  Every 4th Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.                   Exploring political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel. Host Layla Kanaan explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel and the conflict there from a human right... Read more

One Two One Two Zulu

  --->   4th Sundays from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Hip Hop from all corners and blocks.... One Two, One Two ZULUUUUU!!! Grimrock: Turntablist from Portland, and member of the Universal Zulu Nation Oregon Chapter (45th Parallel Zulus) and other guest Read more

Pandæmonium

  ---> Airs Wednesday nights midnight to 3:00am. Alternates weekly with Heavy Metal Vomit Party. Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heav'n of hell, a hell of heav'n. Read more

Parsing Sound

Tune in to Parsing Sound every 1st Saturday from 10pm - 12am on KBOO 90.7 FM or kboo.fm/parsingsound  Follow Us @parsingsound   Read more

Pastures of Plenty

  ---> Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Traditional and Contemporary folk music Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Wayne and Will host 2nd Wednesdays,  Alex & Erica on  third Wednesdays,  Stephanie Canales (Canto Nuevo) 4th Wednesdays. John Risley 5th Wednesdays   Read more

Pathways

  Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM.   Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation. For over 25 years on KBOO, the Pathways interview program has offered lively, original conversations with leaders in personal and cultural tr... Read more

Persian Hour Art and Music Show

  Every Sunday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.   Every first Sunday: Radio Saba - hosted by Pari Parizad Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sunday: The Persian Hour: Persian Art and Music hosted by Bahram "Barry" Bahmanyar and DaVood Fatehi Read more

Pickathon

Annual bluegrass/old time/rock/indie festival at Pendarvis farm held in the first weekend of August. Read more

Plugged In

  ---> Every first and third Friday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Electronic music across the spectrum with recent releases, local artists, and guest DJs. DJ Tronic hosts the Plugged In show on KBOO the first and third Friday of each month from 10pm - 12am PST.  Tronic... Read more

Poetic Justice

Every 1st Saturday of the month, 8 to 10 PM Read more

Political Perspectives

  Every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. News and views on current politics. Different hosts each week bring a variety of guests and topics. Read more

Popular Education

Every third Thursday from 7p-8p Hosted by Tammy Habteyes Read more

Portland General Eclectic

  ---> Every other Tuesdays from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM. Alternates with Vinyl Pajama Party. Eclectic music programming   Fearlessly eclectic music programming with an emphasis on the jamband scene. From folk to funk, bluegrass to reggae, jazz to jam, it's like a music fe... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
  --->   Sundays 10-11am Pacific Time Jewish Music and Culture       Jewish, Yiddish, Ladino, Klezmer, Israeli, Mizrahi and Sephardic Music and Culture We'd love to hear from you. You can email us by clicking on our names at the top of the site.   * * * * *... Read more

Preference

  Every second, fourth, and fifth Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. LGBTQA public affairs Preference: a queer experiment in radio is KBOO's new program focusing on the LGBTQA community of Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas. We aim to provide space on the radio for me... Read more

Presswatch

Every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 9-9:30am. Every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday from 9-10am.                                                                News you're not supposed to know Tune in at 9AM Thursdays for an anarcho-socialist viewpoint on everything from climate to... Read more

Prison Pipeline

Every Monday 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Connecting with the Community Inside. MISSION STATEMENT Prison Pipeline is a radio program dedicated to educating the public about the Oregon criminal justice system. Our goal is to present a unique understanding of the criminal justi... Read more

Radio Free Palestine

On May 15, 2019, GRC affiliates and Pacifica stations (like KBOO in Portland and WPFW in DC) will host in partnership with radio stations and producers across 5 continents Radio Free Palestine (RFP), a live radio marathon. KBOO will be airing RFP from 8am to 9pm PST.    Read more

Radio Lost and Found

  --->   Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10pm to 12 midnight Radio Lost and Found   "Attention Everyone.  The unpleasant noise you are about to hear coming from your radio is not a mistake. Please do not turn off your radio, but turn up the volume on your receiver as h... Read more

Radiozine

  Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday! A variety of intriguing Public Affairs programming Read more

Randomonium

Every 5th Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Read more

Reggae World

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Was every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am, alternating with Megapowers (until August 2018). Ska, Roots, Dub, Dancehall, Lovers Rock & more ! Playing Local, Regional, National & International Artists. Will... Read more

Rhythm Shack

Every 2nd and 5th Monday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am Come on over to the Rhythm Shack for a roots-rockin' good time!... New & previously released, high-energy tracks in Roots Rock, Americana, Jam Bands, Garage Rock, Classic Rock, Indie Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues, Rockabilly, Zydec... Read more

Right To Survive

  Every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Confronting the housing crisis and organizing housing activists to address systemic inequalities Read more

Rip City Basement

Portland's local Hip Hop show, hosted by Brenboy, airs the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10 pm to midnight. Rip City Basement serves the local Hip Hop community of Portland, OR and surrounding areas. Each episode features 3 local artists or groups, and provides a platfor... Read more

Rise when the Rooster Crows

  ---> Every Thursday from 5:30am to 7:00am. First Thursday: Kurt Liebezeit Second Thursday: Gordy Euler Third Thursday: Kurt Liebezeit Fourth Thursday: Jonathan Lay Fifth Thursday: Rotating   Traditional North American music, roots, branches, and beyond. Read more

Rising Up With Sonali

  Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday from 6p-7p Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and sev... Read more

Roots of Rock and Roll

  --->   Every Friday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.   Vintage Recordings from the Birth Of Rock N' Roll.     Rare & Vintage recordings of Rhythm & Blues, Jump Blues, Rockabilly and "Doo-Wop" from the "Birth Of Rock N' Roll" thru the 50's and early 60's.  With your alternating... Read more

Rose City Native Radio

  Every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Rose City Native Radio Rose City Native Radio is a native youth music and public affairs show that airs every Thursday 6-7PM. It features local and national native issues and contemparary native music.  For updates and more info ... Read more

Rural Roots Rising

Every 3rd Wednesday at 6:00pm - 6:30pm  Rural Organizing Project produces Rural Roots Rising, a monthly podcast by and for rural Oregonians who are creatively and courageously building stronger and more vibrant communities for a just democracy! This community media project ... Read more

Self Help Radio

Self Help Radio is not a self-help radio show. The confusion is understandable. However, one may help oneself to a weekly examination of a particular theme featuring music, interviews with "experts," & quite possibly things that are "funny." It began in Austin, spent some t... Read more

Shocks of Sheba

  --->   Every other Thursday from 12:06pm (noon) to 2:00pm. The best in Reggae music  Top Ranking reggae music for your listening pleasure.  From Abyssinians and Alborosie to Zap Pow and Zumjay, Shocks of Sheba brings nothing but great reggae music. Listen instantly ... Read more

Smokesignals from the Speakeasy

Every other Saturday from 3:00 am to 6:00 am surprise yourself by tuning in Read more

Sojourner Truth Radio

Fridays 8a-9a Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod is a public affairs program from KPFK Radio. Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us most impacted - women, comm... Read more

Some Assembly Required

Every 3rd Sunday, from 7 - 8 PM Read more

Soul2soul

  Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 8p-9p  Playing classic and current soul music and current news and interviews from Portland's African American community  Read more

Sounds Unsound

  --->   Every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 12:00 am to 3:00 am Experimental, avant-rock, free jazz/rock/folk, psychedelic, noise, cutups, drone, electronic...   Old and obscure recordings and new releases.    Read more

Special Programming: Just for You

KBOO Volunteers have prepared a plethora of Special Programming for the months of February and March, Just for You! Get ready for Marathon Madness! Everything from Bluegrass to DIY Punk! Celebrating Black History Month! International Women's Day!   Special Programming Sche... Read more

Special Programming: Music

  ---> Music specials produced by KBOO volunteers! Read more

Special Programming: Other

A variety of non-music, non-public affairs specials aired throughout the year. Read more

Special Programming: Public Affairs

  Specials that feature incisive interviews and speeches. Read more

Squirrels Know

Join Ender Black for a 2 hour New Era show, every 4th Friday, 8-10pm PST (Los Angeles, Portland), 11pm-1am EST (New York, Miami)    Critical information about the new era at hand, straight from the mouth of one of the most well-informed, articulate Gen-Zers: Ender Black.  ... Read more

Stage and Studio

Every Tuesday from 11:00am to 11:30am.  Host/Producer Dmae Roberts.  Aired on KBOO studio and the Stage and Studio website. As a two-time Peabody award-winning radio producer and writer, Roberts brings national quality to the regional arts scene. Dmae often features her ... Read more

Stories With Stella

Every 1st Monday of the Month, 11 PM - Midnight Read more

Sub-Human Intellect Theater

  Every 2nd Monday of the month from 11:00pm to 12:00am. Sub-Human Intellect Theater Sub-Human Intellect Theater is back on the air at KBOO! Making radio sound like a child's play. Follow the show on Facebook for all the latest news and clips from previous episodes, ... Read more

SubTerra Radio

Every 4th Sunday from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM SubTerra Radio brings the sounds of the international underground to listeners, showcasing electronic music, experimental, and unclassifiable music from across the globe.   Read more

Swing 'n' Country

  --->   Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk. Read more

Talking Earth

  Every 2nd and 3rd Monday of the month from 10:00pm to 11:00pm.  Poetry, spoken arts, prose kboo.fm/blog/856 Read more

The Bike Show

  Every 1st Wednesday of the month from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).  We bring you news and views of cycling in Portland and beyond. Whether you haven't pushed a pedal since you were a kid or logged thousands of miles in the past year, we present something for every listen... Read more

The Blooming Universe

  --->     Every Wednesday morning from 12:00 am - 3:00 am Music Music all kinds of music Read more

The Children's Hour

The Children's Hour is a weekly, educational and entertaining public radio program for kids and families. Using excellent music, expert guests, talented kids and a format that is a proven success in growing and keeping listeners of all ages engaged. The Children's Hour incl... Read more

The Dickenbock Report

Every Tuesday from 12:00 am - 3:00 am Join international radio journalist, newscaster, & talking head Richard D. "Dick" Dickenbock for a mostly musical look at that day in history.  The award-resistant Mr. Dickenbock has left or been fired by virtually every respected & cr... Read more

The Digital Divide

  Every 2nd Friday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon). Analyzing how to use science, medicine & technology to benefit society and keep it from harming us. How do the latest technologies affect our communities? How can we use science to benefit society and how do... Read more

The Dirtbag

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon). Gardening Read more

The Film Show

  The Film Show features news and interviews about the independent film scene in Portland Every 4th Thursday of the month, from 11:30am to 12:00pm (noon). The Film Show is KBOO's lens on the local and independent film scene, airing the Fourth Thursday of each month from... Read more

The Gap

  The Gap is talk radio aimed at bridging the generational divide. Your hosts Tammy and Althea are here to mind it, bridge it, fill it in.  Zoomers, Boomers, Millenials and everything in between are welcome! Tune in Fridays at 8 a.m. for current events, thoughtful criticis... Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood

FRIDAY (BI - WEEKLY) 3AM - 5:30AM The Ghost of Hollywood is a late night variety show and podcast focused on movies. It is hosted by Ms. Ragan & Poxy Lynard. Produced by: Electric Garden Company Sampling by: Jesse Garcia and Zach Flanary Written by: Chris Klahn and Zach Fl... Read more

The Gospel and More Program

  --->   Airs Sunday mornings from 6:00 to 8:00 AM We Play the best in Gospel,  Gospel Jazz, and Contemporary Spiritual You can contact me JJ Johnson @ kboogospelandmore@gmail.com  The Gospel and more program we support the food and clothes pantrys in our community,if y... Read more

The Last Hour

Produced for The Last Hour
The Last Hour can pop up anytime, and you'll never really see the last hour coming at you until it just plain rocks your socks off. Now you are lying safely in bed and you say. "Hmm. It was an ok day today, and it was a long one so I'll just lay down here and check out the ... Read more

The Melting Pot

  --->   Tuesdays from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.   Tune in Tuesd​ays from 8-10 pm onlin​e @ ​90.​​7fm in Portland Or, www.KBOO.​​FM/listen. "The Melti​ng Pot fuses​ Eleme​nts of ... Read more

The Metal Margin

Produced for The Metal Margin
Every 4th Thursday,  3 - 5:30 AM Join the Metal Maestra for a journey into the margins of metal, wherein ROCK the women and BIPOC from all over the world. The Metal Margin exists to smash the white male metal patricarchy, or at least the stereotype that the genre only cons... Read more

The Monday Sampler

  --->   Every Monday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.  The Music Show that stops to talk, and it's a Talk Show take takes time to play music. The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern F... Read more

The Motif: Re-Imagine a Jazz Sensibility

  --->   The Motif: Re-Imagine a Jazz Sensibility Every Saturday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Post modern representations of improvisation, across dramatic modes, and re-imagined spaces of diverse music genre. Hosted by The Motif, aka Yugen Kelsaw. Read more

The Movement

  --->   Every Sunday from 10:00pm to 12:00am.   The finest in the latest and greatest, as well as classic HipHop/Soul/Funk/Electronic/Jazz/Fusion   Read more

The Noontime Jamboree

  --->   Every Monday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz Hawk and Retta bring you the Good Stuff.   American music at its best.    Read more

The Occasion

The Occasion is a themed poetry show airing monthly on fourth Mondays from 10pm-11pm. Hosted by Jennifer Perrine, The Occasion features interviews with poets, who offer a selection of their “greatest hits,” read poems written specifically for the show’s theme, and recommend... Read more

The RadioActivist

  Join hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande and live guests from grassroots activist movements both near and far, speaking on what’s happening, what should happen next and where you come in. We’ll also hold a seat for new KBOO volunteers joining us in Studio 2 as they le... Read more

The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS"

  --->   Every other Friday from 12:00 am to 3:00 am Alternates weekly with Changeable Bulbs. Tune in on Alternating Thursday nights @ Midnight  showcasing a wide variety of musical Genres, often focusing on theme. Come in to The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" Radio Show with ... Read more

The Songcircle

  --->   Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day. Studio g... Read more

The Soul Connection

On Every 2nd and 4th Thursday 8-10pm Read more

The Soundbox

  --->   Every 4th and 5th Saturday from 10:00pm to 12:00am. We love music and turntables. Music and Mayhem via downtempo, hip hop, rap, drum n bass, beat breaks, and everything else EXCEPT the kitchen.  via art, and space and all that's happened inbetween.  The Soundbo... Read more

The Struggle

THE STRUGGLE IS CURRENTLY ON HIATUS! Every Friday from 7-8pm Read more

The Sub Show


The Underground

  4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The KBOO Youth Collective hosts The Underground dealing with a wide range of issues affecting American youth including music, arts, school, activism, and local events, with humor and creativity. Here is a list of our p... Read more

The Unlabeled Mixtape

Every 1st Saturday from 10 pm - 12 am Read more

The Wiggle Room

Every 3rd Saturday, from 3am to 6am Hard to find music and spoken word drawing on a wide variety of artists from Portland and beyond, many not heard anywhere else but on The Wiggle Room. Read more

The World of Jazz

  --->   Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Celebrating the Art of Jazz With the passing of venerable KBOO host David Lifton, Rita Rega will continue in David’s time slot to celebrate the art of jazz. The show “The World of Jazz” will look at this ever changi... Read more

Times Like Now

Every Tuesday from 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Read more

Tin Can Phone

Every 1st Tuesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Read more

Tonalli

  --->   Every Tuesday from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.   The Tonalli Program is a Latina/o radio talk show covering local, regional and international news with an emphasis on social, cultural, educational and political analysis.   Radio Tonalli es un programa Latina/o que cubr... Read more

Too Much Information with Abe and Traci

Every Tuesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am (replacing Abe and Joe Talk Radio, which retired Sept. 2020) Read more

Totality of Circumstances

  Totality of circumstances is a legal concept with a wide usage, but in this context it is part of the framework used around police interactions with the public, in which the actions of an officer are viewed in terms of the “totality of the circumstances” at the moment of... Read more

Transpositive PDX

1st  and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Transpositive PDX explores the vibrant activism going on in Portland reflecting the Transgender, Two Spirit, Non Binary and Gender Non-Conforming Community.  Through the strength of our vibrant and diverse Trans a... Read more

UnderCurrents Radio

UnderCurrents is the daily, 4-hour music mix heard around the USA and the world via Native Voice One: The Native American Radio Network.  We began as a service to enhance and extend the offerings of Native stations, of which there are dozens.  But the show has caught the ea... Read more

Veteran's Voice Radio Show

  Every 3rd Friday of the month from 9:00am to 10:00am.   With Northwest Veterans for Peace   Veteran's Voice Radio Show with Northwest Veterans for Peace deals with matters of war and peace. Also deals with veterans health issues and the after effects of war. Read more

Vinyl Pajama Party

  --->   Tuesdays from 3:00am to 5:30am. Alternates weekly with Portland General Electric. Late night variety Read more

Voices for the Animals

  Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30a   "Voices for the Animals" is a monthly half-hour program that tackles the issues around animal rights and welfare. We feature interviews with front-line activists and advocates who are working to make a difference in th... Read more

Voices from the Edge

  Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective About the program … Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the... Read more

Waterfront Blues Festival

  --->   Annual event benefiting the Oregon Food Bank, and broadcast live by KBOO Radio! More info https://kboopics.smugmug.com/ Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio

  Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am News & commentary on local, national and international issues - we invite your calls at 503-231-8187 Read more

WEE Nation Radio

WEE Nation Radio (WNR), is a 24/7 online music radio station that provides the best in family-friendly global beats for little feet.  Streaming R&B, Hip-Hop, Funk, Jazz, Go-Go, Reggae and World music, specially created for children and families. WEE stands for Watoto Entert... Read more

Wider Window Poetry

First Monday 10-11pm Wider Window Poetry: bringing you voices you may not have heard from places you may not have been. Local poets of color read and discuss their works. Host Tiel Aisha Ansari is a Sufi warrior poet. Her work has been featured by Fault Lines Poetry, Windf... Read more

Words and Pictures

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm    By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07   "Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay Read more

World Beat Connection

  --->   Thursdays from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Alternates weekly with Shocks of Sheba. Crucial and conscious, roots and contemporary, the music of Africa and the Caribbean comes alive on the World Beat Connection Read more

Youth Randomonium

  --->   Music for and by Youth! Every 2nd Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm The KBOO Youth Collective hosts this music show once a month. We feature about half music produced by people 21 and under, and half the time we play the music we like. This year, we've featured Y... Read more