What's Happening @ KVMR
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 9:13pm
KVMR Challenge: 2 Live Music Festivals, 1 Weekend, 50 Miles Apart
Even a longtime festival and community radio station engineer like KVMR 89.5 FM's Dave (Buzz) Barnett can't remember any single radio station attempting anything quite like it.
The Nevada City radio station...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 5:41pm
It's still a month away, but plans for KVMR 89.5 FM's 18th annual Celtic Festival September 26-28 are ramping up.
In fact, the non-commercial radio station will celebrate the coming event this Saturday morning with special programming featuring this year's music artists and opportunities...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:55pm
From Dean Martin to Books on Bridge, A Sale That's Got It All
Once again, they'll start lining up an hour or so early this Saturday outside the Nevada City Veterans Hall to get first crack at the 2014 KVMR Music and Book Sale.
"I see a lot of the same faces every year," beamed...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:28am
From Book To Radio Show, Meet The County's Sages
Special To Prospector
It started out as an innovative book about leadership and civic engagement.
Four years later, it's successfully morphed into a weekly KVMR 89.5 FM radio series about, you guessed it, leadership and...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 3:12pm
It isn't every day you get to watch a live radio broadcast outside under some tall pines.
But once a year KVMR 89.5 FM does its usual -- and unusual -- programming live in front of Nevada County Fairgoers.
Leave it to the late, fabled folksinger/storyteller U. Utah Phillips to...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:44amKVMR Celtic Festival favorites, The Elders, generously donated a trip for one to join them on their upcoming tour of Ireland from October 19th - 30th, 2014 and the winner is Nevada County local, James Robinson! A BIG THANK YOU to The Elders for their generous donation and helping KVMR to raise...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 4:26pm
KVMR 89.5 FM is literally going to the dogs (and cats) this Saturday.
The Nevada City radio station will be offering laser-engraved KVMR pet tags -- complete with the pet's name and phone number -- to new animal members of the non-profit, eclectic station.
"We already have over...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 12:31pm
If Captain Beefheart, King Crimson, Bjork, Robert Wyatt and an ancient tribe of indigenous percussion masters on a visionquest had an unholy orgy in the lunar landscape of the Argentinan Andes-- all as a prayer to watching crystal-skulled aliens while the glittering nightsky and silent ruins of...
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:38amAs we grow older, we tend to forget our naive, unrestrained, amusing childhood dreams. Thankfully, Walter Martin has graced us this year with a record embracing all that it means to be a kid with a healthy imagination. Rather than a nostalgic trip down memory lane, Martin's debut solo release...
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:28am
April 4, 2013, was an unforgettable night at Sierra Coffee Roasters in Grass Valley. A small group of instrumental music lovers were treated to a thrillingly innovative evening of tunes by a trio of young musical prodigies: fiddler Brittany Haas, bassist Paul Kowert and flatpicker Jordan Tice....