What's Happening @ KVMR

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 5:11pm

    It didn't take long for Grammy-winning bluegrass artist Laurie Lewis to jump at the chance to be a guest disc jockey on KVMR 89.5 FM.

    "There's so much music that I'm excited about, and the chance to delve into it  and get specific" Lewis explained.  "Then to present it to a (radio)...

  • Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:22am

    NEVADA CITY -- KVMR 89.5 Community Radio will hoist a 35-foot tower onto its new building Tuesday, Oct. 28, starting about 10:15 a.m. The public is invited to watch the new landmark installed onto what has become the gold-rush-era town’s largest arts project in nearly 150 years.

    The radio...

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 1:52pm

    When KVMR volunteer broadcaster Derek Washington was around four or five years old, he was a self-described "radio kid" who enjoyed hearing music artists doing their hits of the day.

    But there was another influence as well.

    "My interest in the blues dates back to early childhood...

  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 2:05pm

    If it takes a wild-eyed, smart aleck kind of character for you to listen to an overnight blues music show, Russ (The Outlaw) Roy may be just the guy you wanted.

    Roy is one of maybe 30 different volunteer broadcasters at KVMR 89.5 FM who share midnight-to-4 a.m. "Red Eye Radio" music...

  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 2:03pm

    The Homestead Radio Hour is every person’s guide to do-it-yourself sustainability, backyard farming, and urban homesteading. Hosted by mother-daughter team Phyllis Boorinakis and Julia Boorinakis Harper, the series features a signature mix of contemporary homesteading topics, lively interviews,...

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:47am

    Paul Emery takes us into a maximum security California state prison for a sound-rich conversation with the house blues band. Emery explores the healing power of music in this rare view behind bars.

  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:59pm

    It's another rare week on KVMR 89.5 FM, which ironically just starts to seem typical, given the station's growing number of remote specials.

    This time, the Nevada City radio station will feature a live broadcast of a local congressional candidates forum Thursday night,  the first Measure...

  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:44pm

    As part of his ongoing exploration of the musical art of Nevada County, California, radio producer Brian Bahouth spoke with a pair of principal performers for the Earles of Newtown. Earle Ford is the band’s founder and Musical Director. Ford sings, plays tenor guitar, trumpet and several other...

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9:08pm

    It's just logical when you think about it. 

    What kind of special room would a community radio station need in a new building?

    Um, how about a community room? 

    "It's going to be one of the gems of the Bridge Street Project," predicts owner's representative Diane McIntire...

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 2:05pm

    As part of my exploration of musicians who live in the vicinity of Nevada City, I visited the home of Maggie McKaig and Luke Wilson. Together Maggie and Luke have nearly a century of experience as professional musicians, and Luke is also a noted luthier and inlay artist after forty-five years in...

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