What's Happening @ KVMR

  • In this segment of producers Tom and Debra Weistar's series, Voices of the Future:  Youth and Elders Speak Together, Andres Jaimes talks about his experience growing up near the US/Mexico border in Baja California.  At 17 years old, Andres is acutely aware of how negatively Mexico and Mexican...

  • The sold out Michael Franti concert this Friday night will be broadcast live on KVMR 89.5 FM and streamed on our website.

    A Center for the Arts production, Franti's performance sold out within hours of being put on sale earlier this fall. Franti's management company and the Center gave...

  • In  popular music, there is probably no more enigmatic figure than Neil Young. From his early days with Buffalo Springfield to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, to a vast and eclectic solo career that spans more than 45 years, he has produced scores of albums that have delighted and baffled fans...

  • 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)...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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