All Thrills No Frills: Volume 2

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KBOO's Winter Campaign All Thrills No Frills returns for round 2!

Between February and March, we've prepared a number of music marathons and special programming days!


Please donate to support your local, listener-powered, volunteer-driven, community radio station KBOO and help us meet our $17,000 campaign goal!







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2023 Bluegrass Marathon: Live at Multnomah Grange 71!

Airs at: Sat, 03/25/2023 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
  Tune in for KBOO's Bluegrass Marathon, live from Multnomah Grange 71, On Saturday, March 25th, from 9 AM to 5 PM! We'll kick off the Marathon with Uncle Chippy and Josh from 9am to 12pm, then we'll begin the live broadcast from the stage of Multnomah Grange 71 from 12pm ... Read more

World Poetry Special: Part 2, with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:30pm - 11:00pm
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Join us in the second half of Talking Earth's World Poetry Day Special, host Walt Curtis and board-op Patrick Bocarde read poetry from Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Appollonaire, Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Paul Celan among others, many in their original languages.  Filmaker Sabrina Gui... Read more

World Poetry Special: Part I, with Kurt Schweigman

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:00pm - 10:30pm
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KBOO's spoken word radio show Talking Earth celebrates World Poetry Day with a half hour special featuring the poetry of Oglala/Sicangu Lakota poet Kurt Schweigman.  Portland poetry fans may remember him as Luke Warm Water.  Host Patrick Bocarde talks with Kurt about his ch... Read more

Playful Presence Episode 3: Poetry

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
This is a special episode of Playful Presence, which normally airs on the second Monday of the month from 11 pm to midnight. This episode is all about improvised poetry. Improvisers from 2 countries create all different types of improvised poems: surreal, gibberish transla... Read more

All Thrills No Frills Volume Two / Happy Birthday To Mark E. Smith!

Airs at: Mon, 03/06/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Mark E. Smith, Lead vocalist and the driving force behind the band, The Fall, was born on March 5th 1957.  In my opinion, The Fall was simply the greatest Rock N' Roll band to have ever existed. I put together this radio program to celebrate his birthday, and included songs... Read more

Celebrating Doc Watson on Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 03/03/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Join us for Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we celebrate the music of the legendary flat-picking guitarist Doc Watson, who was born 100 years ago on March 3rd.  The master musician from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Deep Gap, NC continues to be a massive influence... Read more

KBOO Alum Bob Dietsche Interviews Bud Shank with music - from 1985

Airs at: Wed, 03/01/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
This is jazz royalty on both sides of the microphone.   Both Bob and Bud were near the tops of their fields in 1985 - Bob in radio and jazz history, and Bud in jazz saxophone and flute.   Furthermore, Bud married a Portland girl; long active in the Jazz Society of Oregon... Read more

Movin' On: Black History Month Special

Airs at: Fri, 02/24/2023 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Movin' On presents a special program celebrating Black History Month this Friday, right after the noon news to 1:30pm. Featured will be selections performed by Odetta, Rhiannon Giddens, Paul Robeson and lots more. Music will range from the blues to music from the civil righ... Read more

Early Morning Gumbo: Mardi Gras

Airs at: Tue, 02/21/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Join me to celebrate Mardi Gras!  We'll start the show off with the late Dr John and hear an hour and a half of music by and about New Orleans and southern Louisiana.  Since it's Black History Month, the last half hour will feature black artists from NOLA. Laissez les bons ... Read more

Celebration of our Animal Family

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2023 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  And yes, today at KBOO we certainly and decisively celebrate our animal buddies with all our might. What would we do without them? Would we ever get outside the house and experience the world without our dogs? Could we ever brush off depression and despair without them? ... Read more