What's Happening @ KVMR

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:15pm

    Famed pianist George Winston will perform an October 14 benefit concert for the new KVMR 89.5 FM building and Nevada Theatre expansion.

    Winston -- whose recordings have sold millions of copies over his 42-year career -- will perform on a Steinway Grand Piano donated by Music In The...

  • 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 - 11:44am
    KVMR 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...

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    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...

  • We're All Young Together
    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:38am
    As 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...