What's Happening @ KVMR

  • This duo, composed of Ablaye Cissoko (composer, kora & vocals) and Volker Goetze (trumpet, composer & producer) offer a pleasant and relaxing world music listening experience. Cissoko certainly shouldn't be unfavorably compared to Toumani Diabate as JAZZTIMES reviewer Bill Milkowski...

  • It's been just over a year since the tin sheds behind the Nevada Theatre were carefully dismantled to make way for the new home for KVMR 89.5 FM radio and a backstage expansion of the theater in downtown Nevada City.

    As the new building has risen dramatically from the ground the past few...

  • It is simply a piece of World War II history that few people have a single clue about.

    During the war, some 400,000 captured German soldiers were shipped across the Atlantic to prison camps dotted across the U.S., which is probably stunning news to most Americans even if they've studied...

  • There wasn't any doubt that Odin Medeiros-Riley was going to become the youngest KVMR 89.5 FM member, since he joined three months before he was born in January.

    That, of course, was courtesy his mom, Amee Medeiros, a KVMR volunteer broadcaster from the station's 2013 class.

    "I'...

  • Now how can a professional book indexer end up being an award-winning  radio disc jockey?

    Easy, if you're KVMR  Monday Music Magazine host Greg Jewett (4 pm-6pm Mondays, 89.5 FM, kvmr.org streaming).

    "I throw myself into the indexing work," explained Greg. "It takes a single...

  • KVMR 89.5 FM's Saturday daytime programming has definitely been influenced by the legacy of the beloved KFAT radio station in the sleepy little town of  Gilroy during the late '70s and early '80s. KFAT offered a mix of roots music, Americana, bluegrass, country rock, blues, surreal humor and...

  • Fatheads, Unite! KVMR's  Saturday daytime programming has definitely been influenced by the legacy of the beloved KFAT radio station in Gilroy during the '70s and early '80s.  KFAT offered a mix of humor, roots music, Americana, bluegrass, country rock, blues and more. 

    This Saturday,...

  • It's that time of year when Nevada City radio station KVMR 89.5 FM Membership Coordinator Adriana Kelly finds herself a juggler.

    That's because the station's spring membership drive -- complete with a  spacy "KVMR: Love Your Mothership" theme -- starts this coming Monday.

    "If I'm...

  • Sometimes, it's the littlest details that need attention.And that's why a dedicated volunteer can truly make a big difference, especially at Nevada City community radio station KVMR 89.5 FM.For the past 15, yup, count 'em, 15 years, John Stabile has almost single-handedly put stickers with the...

  • The word "populist" is never too far from  Jim Hightower's name, and he's made a career out of championing the little guy while giving a hard time to those at the very top.You see, Hightower believes the true political spectrum is not right to left but top to bottom.  And the tall Texan does his...

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