Special Programming: Music

A variety of music specials aired throughout the year.

Episode Archive

Special Programming: Music on 03/29/13

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Fri, 03/29/2013 - 10:00pm - Sat, 03/30/2013 - 12:00am
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE: Live music and random jams from the vault

Join Ian for a special Friday night show and close out the week with something to groove to! Enjoy a live in-studio performance with Portland band, The Soul Progression!!! The band will be stopping by the studio at the start of the show to play a few songs and talk to us about the local music scene. Also, Lady Di and others will drop in the show to help spin some tracks for your listening enjoyment. Sit back, relax, and turn it up!

Special Programming: Music on 03/26/13

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Tue, 03/26/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tune in Turn on brings you Michael O'Rourke and Dave Elliott

This is the third episode in a monthly series that will run throughout the year 2013 – KBOO’s 45th anniversary year.  Tuesday, March 26th we’ll hear from former programmer Michael O’Rourke and Dave Elliott, one of the current programmers of Music From the True Vine, bringing you the best in Blue Grass Music for over four decades.

Special Programming: Music on 03/22/13

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Fri, 03/22/2013 - 3:00am - 5:30am
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The Beatles 50th Anniversary Special

You all know The Beatles, of course. But did you know that today marks the 50th anniversary of the original British release of their first album, Please Please Me? Well it's true! And KBOO is celebrating by playing all their early tunes and covers! We're talking pre-Beatlemania monoaural goodness, with plenty of rareities and their essential compositions that would lay the groudwork for everything that would happen later in their careers. Join NoMad as he guides you through those early recordings and please help KBOO by renewing your membership today!

Special Programming: Music on 02/23/13

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Sat, 02/23/2013 - 1:00am - 6:00am
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GEORGE HARRISON BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

GEORGE HARRISON BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

The Pickle Feather Express to The Outside World celebrates the music, experiments and persona of  "the quiet Beatle". His explorations into the spiritual side of rock music opened a world of eyes to Indian music, electronic sound, psychedelia and conversations. His Concert for Bangla Desh was the first time rock stars came together for a benefit concert, way before Live Aid, Farm Aid or Sun City. Bill Dodge, Christie, L'Angelo Mysterioso and daniel serve up late-night coffee and savoy truffles.

Special Programming: Music on 12/28/12

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Fri, 12/28/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The music of Pandit Ravi Shankar

KBOO presents: The Music of Pandit Ravi Shankar. The legendary Hindustani sitarist, composer, and India's musical ambassador to the world passed away eartlier this month at age 92. Friday, December 28 from 8-10 pm, join host Andy Hosch ("A Different Nature" & "Africa O-Yé!") for a special two hour program devoted to the music and legacy of this 'world music' icon. We will listen to some lovely evening ragas, and hear examples of Shankar's cross-cultural collaborations, including work with violinist Yehudi Menuhin, and flautists Bud Shank and Jean-Pierre Rampal.

Special Programming: Music on 12/25/12

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Tue, 12/25/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Rachel's Picks - Gillian Welch

Rachel Gold, co-host of Music from the True Vine, presents a special of Rachel's picks!  She will be showing her folk-rock side, playing two hours of her favorite Gillian Welch tunes, and maybe a few other artists if they're as good as Gillian. No Christmas songs!

Special Programming: Music on 12/25/12

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Tue, 12/25/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
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The Jingle Bells - NOT - Music Show

Is Hearing Nothing But Holiday Music since Halloween Scrambling your Brain?

Have you Had It Up to HERE
With that Goofy Reindeer?

Yes, Folks...  Every Radio Station on the Dial has been overtaken by Holiday Mall Music, with Reindeer Roasting on an Open Fire, Chestnuts Decking the Hall Monitors, and the Wassail Ringing Bells in the Snow-Covered Manger.  Is your Brain, too, going Ding Dong Merrily on Along, 24/7?  Well, WE have the Solution!!!

Special Programming: Music on 12/14/12

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Fri, 12/14/2012 - 2:00am - 5:00am
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An impromptu tribute to Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar (1920-2012) was more than a sitar virtuoso. He was a legend who took Indian classical music to new heights. Performing into his final days, his passing will be felt world-wide for generations to come.

Tune into KBOO tonight for a tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar. We'll try to cover as much of his long career as possible, with as little talk as possible, so that his music will take the spotlight.

 

Special Programming: Music on 11/30/12

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Fri, 11/30/2012 - 8:00pm - Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:00am
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A show in celebration and support of WFMU after the Superstorm Sandy disaster

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, WFMU in Jersey City, NJ, has suffered a financial disaster. Sandy will end up costing the station some $250,000, as detailed in these articles from the Star-Ledger and from wfmu.org.

Special Programming: Music on 10/20/12

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Sat, 10/20/2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Live at the Apollo Theatre!

Showtime at the Apollo Theatre!

... the Apollo probably exerted a greater influence upon popular culture than any other entertainment venue in the world. For blacks it was the most important cultural institution—not just the greatest black theatre, but a special place to come of age emotionally, professionally, socially, and politically.

 

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