What's Happening @ KVMR

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Behind The Scenes:  A Woman On A Mission. How The Celtic Festival Is Getting Greener. When it comes to sustainability and the environment, KVMR 89.5 FM's Allison Miller is a woman on a mission.

    And then some.

    This weekend she's one of the over 300 hundred people in the background...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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