with Bronx Bob

What's Happening @ KVMR

  • One thing definitely stands out about this year's annual KVMR Music Sale.

    It's at KVMR. 

    For the very first time, the non-commercial, eclectic radio station will hold the popular sale on its own premises this coming Saturdayand Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

    That's...

  • Normally, the sound of folk, roots and bluegrass music fill the airwaves of KVMR 89.5 FM each Saturday morning. 

    But this is no "normal" year when it comes to dry weather conditions so some of the mandolins and guitars will be put away to make way for a four-hour special on fire safety...

  • To the late, legendary folksinger/storyteller U. Utah Phillips, the Nevada County Fair is an annual ritual.

    "Everything in the world moves a little too quickly," he theorized in a KVMR broadcast from the festivities maybe 15 years ago. "But you walk into the gate to this fair and...

  • Just over a year ago, former KVMR 89.5 FM news director Brian Bahouth had this idea for a weekly news program about...marijuana.

    He figured with all the interest in legalization in  Colorado and Washington and more states likely to follow, it just might make for some compelling content...

  • No stranger to house concerts in these parts, Georgia guitar wizard and singer-songwriter Caroline Aiken will be the next touring musician to perform in KVMR-FM's new Community Room. 

    Dubbed an Athens music icon in a college town teeming  in musical heritage (i.e. R.E.M., the Indigo...

  • With its California Worldfest broadcast in the rear view mirror, KVMR 89.5 FM is now driving toward its 37th birthday celebration this Saturday in Pioneer Park and a Community Open House at its new building next Wednesday. 

    To KVMR volunteer broadcaster Kim Rogers, the birthday bash was...

  • So far, KVMR 89.5 FM is batting 1.000 when it comes to California Worldfest. 

    18 Worldfests, 18 live broadcasts. 

    And the non-commercial radio station is looking to extend its streak to 19 this Thursday at 5 p.m. when KVMR Live Remote Broadcast Producer Wesley Robertson...

  • It came out of nowhere, almost, just over a month ago. 

    Suddenly, KVMR-FM had a shot at an exclusive interview with folk legend Buffy Sainte Marie, who will be headlining next Thursday night at the 19th annual California Worldfest, which the eclectic Nevada City radio station will be...

  • Maybe it's the Green Bay Packers sticker on her cellphone, but it's clear new KVMR 89.5 FM Underwriting Account Executive Melissa Seibold (pronounced Sigh-bold, due to "some German vowel thing") is definitely a Wisconsin native. 

    She got that midwestern "scrappy" spunk, she says, "from...

  • Earlier this week, KVMR 89.5 FM engineering intern Ron Baldwin was busy working on a computer system to archive the community radio station's programs when some replacement compact disc players arrived. 

    Since the station's been having some problems with its new CD player inventory,...

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