9th Biannual Conference of the International Women’s Art Council (INWAC)


Portland Folk Festival


KBOO is a proud media sponsor of the Portland Folk Festival August 19th -August 22nd

Our Mission

The Portland Folk Festival is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the world's folk and traditional music, and to the vibrant community, forward-thinking quality of life, and spectacular natural beauty of our treasured home of Portland. With one foot firmly rooted in preserving and celebrating the lessons of the past, and one in working toward a sustainable future, we are dedicated to the study, evolution, expression and celebration of the music of the people.

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The Rumble Portland


KBOO is a media partner for The Rumble.

The Rumble is a monthly show at the Holocene on the first Tuesday of each month featureing one nationally touring band and two local bands.

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KBOO is a proud media sponsor of Ecopalooza:

No Fest 2010


KBOO is proud to once again broadcast live No Fest 2010 on June 26th, 2010

No.Fest 2010 is looking to be bigger, better, more diverse and cross-disciplinary than ever. For the first time we are kicking off the night of June 25th with an Art Walk with 10 exhibitions and 8 galleries, plus the Bangin! International Urban Folk Dance featuring the Incredible Kid. The main program follows traditionally at 10am on Saturday June 26th with the Early Bird Children's Show! This year we'll be joined by The Lions of Batucada, David Ornette Cherry with Impressions of Energy, Blue Cranes and many more wonderful performers.

12th Annual Pickathon


KBOO is a proud media sponsor for the 12th Annual Pickathon at Pendarvis Farms, August 6th - August 8th.

Listen Live on Saturday August 7th from 9AM-Noon on KBOO.

This year's lineup is as follows:

Waterfront Bluesfest


KBOO is a proud media sponsor of the Waterfront Blues Festival, a benefit for the Oregon Food Bank. All Proceeds benefit the Oregon Food Bank.

KBOO will be broadcasting live each day from the festival. Stop by the booth and say hi.

PORTLAND, Ore., Updated June 4, 2010 – Imagine grooving to the best blues in the world while relaxing on the grassy banks of the beautiful Willamette River, viewing the glacial peaks of Mt. Hood to the east and the stunning Portland skyline to the west – all the while smiling at the thought that you are helping to fight hunger.

PDX Bridge Festival


KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of the PDX Bridge Festival

KBOO will be broadcasting live on 7/31 from 4-9PM tune in for some great local music.

PDX Bridge Festival 2010
July 23 – August 8
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Mississippi Ave Street Fair


KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of Mississippi Ave's Street Fair

When: July 10th, 2010 10AM-9PM

Portland’s Highest Street Fair Attendance - 30,000+ in 2009

Congrats to Old Mole, Laurie Mercier


Congrats to Old Mole, Laurie Mercier, for being selected by by the WSU College of Liberal Arts to be the new Claudius O. and Mary W. Johnson Distinguished Professor in History.

More Info: Laurie Mercier

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