Recent Blog Posts


KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.

35th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival

  The Waterfront Blues Festival is downtown Portland’s largest and longest-running music festival and one of the most renowned celebrations of the Blues in the world. 2022 marks the 35th anniversary of the festival and a jubilant return to downtown Portland. Founded in 198... Read more

HIRING: KBOO Full-Charge Bookkeeper

KBOO is looking for a Full-Charge Bookkeeper. Are you the right candidate?   Please, email your resume and cover letter to hiring [at] kboo [dot] org​. Apply by Sunday, June 12 at midnight (PST). REQUIRED: Please answer the following question in your cover letter, "How wi... Read more

JAM - Jazz Appreciation Month - APR 2022

Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
MINGUS' LOST 'EPITAPH' LIVES AGAIN    By Jeff Kaliss      Thirty years after he wrote it, Charles Mingus' greatest work is about to get its West Coast premiere.      "Epitaph", an orchestral opus, in 18 movements, was written in bits and pieces by the legendary jazz b... Read more

Thank You KBOO Volunteers!

  The staff and board at KBOO would like to express our deep appreciation for everything you, KBOO volunteers, contribute as the lifeblood of the station. Every day, your efforts make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of people over our airwaves locally and on... Read more

Introducing the New Volunteer Coordinator, Nathaniel Capp!

  My name is Nathaniel Capp and I am the new Volunteer Coordinator here at KBOO. I was a manager at the Hollywood Theatre for ten years overseeing volunteers, running nightly operations, and even programming the Family Pictures series. It was an amazing experience with a s... Read more

Musikas para Volar

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  Este 27 de Febrero...Nueva sesión dominguera de Pinchadiscos! Te traigo 90 minutos de canciones producidas, cantadas, escritas o diseñadas por mujeres y lesbianas. Musikas Para Volar cierra Febrero y abre Marzo con una playlist de voces de mujeres que marcan con su obr... Read more