What's Happening @ KVMR

  • 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....

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 5:08pm

    To hydrogeologist Steve Baker, this is a pretty important week for an award-winning water guy like him.

    That's because the Nevada Irrigation District is holding a Water Summit from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Don Baggett Theater, Nevada Union High School, Grass Valley.

    And Nevada...

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:51am

    A four-part film documentary on labor and activism will feature the late Nevada City folksinger/storyteller U. Utah Phillips as narrator, using excerpts from his national radio series, "Loafer's Glory."

    Film director/producer Charlie Hall -- a Nevada County native -- says audio from...

  • Friday, July 11, 2014 - 3:14pm

    These are exciting times at KVMR, with our new building at the corner of Bridge and Spring streets scheduled for completion late this summer. We are currently recruiting board member applicants with experience in business, marketing, strategic planning, public relations, or non-profit...

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:16pm

    KVMR 89.5 FM broadcaster Kim Rogers notoriously makes a big deal out of her birthday each year.

    So this year she's volunteered to make a big deal out of the Nevada City radio station's 36th birthday, too..

    "We should always have a birthday party for the station," claimed Rogers,...

  • Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 2:23pm

    It may be 115 miles from KVMR 89.5 FM's Nevada City studios to the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy, but that isn't about to deter the eclectic radio station from broadcasting two nights of this week's High Sierra Music Festival.

    "Yes, you could say this is a very 'remote'...

  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 1:12pm

    Mary Ross, with a mouthful of a job title as Chief Fiscal & Administrative Officer for Nevada County’s Information & General Services Department and County Purchasing Agent, was looking for a way to get more involved in the community outside of government itself.

    She knows she...

  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 11:13am

    Just about 20 years ago,  Glenn Far happened to spot a listing looking for a volunteer receptionist in The Union newspaper.

    Turned out it was at KVMR 89.5 FM, a non-commercial radio station in Nevada City.

    "I was looking for something to get me out of the house," he recalled. "...

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 3:42pm

    With the addition of a pair of California music festival gems, KVMR 89.5 FM's summer live remote broadcast schedule is once again bursting at the seams...and then some.

    The Strawberry Music Festival is expected to be aired when it moves to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in mid-September,...

  • Eric Rice at Father's Day Bluegrass Fest
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:48pm

    With the addition of a pair of absolute California music festival gems, KVMR's summer live remote broadcast schedule is once again bursting at the seams...and then some.

    The Strawberry Music Festival will join the festivities when it moves to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in mid-...