Sing Me A Song Of Social Significance Folk music, by its very nature, has always had social content. In the 60's, this socially relevant music was called "protest songs." Join Movin' On host Don Jacobson on Friday, October 9th , noon to 1:30 as brings you politically charged music from the folk tradition. You will hear songs from the 1920's and 30's to the present. A limited number of the recently released Smithsonian/Folkways CDs, "Classic Protest Songs" will be available as thank you gifts to those of you who pledge.
Tune in on Thursday October 8th for KBOO's all-day Africa Special. From 11 am to midnight, we'll feature talks, interviews and music from the African continent, starting off with the issue of refugees from Burundi.
12pm - 4pm: World Beat connection with DJ Charlie, then the African Dance Party with Firefly til four.
4pm: Amy Goodman interviews Somali rapper K-Naan.
Then Africa-focused news and a talk on the role of cell phones in the Congo war.
8 – 10: Jamilah Bourdon brings new music from the African continent, then
10pm - Midnight: Reggae Bob with African reggae and hip hop til midnight.
(VA) = Various Artists. All media are CDs unless otherwise stated.
Artist: "Selection" ALBUM TITLE [Label]
(VA) Will Geer: Excerpt from This Land Is Your Land "I Hate A Song That ..." A TRIBUTE TO WOODY GUTHRIE [Warner Bros.] ((Intro)) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sandy Rothman/Steve Pottier: "In The Pines" BLUEGRASS GUITAR DUETS [Sierra] ((Music Bed)) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Beginning October 7th, KBOO began a trial period of 'The Thom Hartmann Show' from 4 - 5 pm weekdays. Click here to find out more about our trial period of airing Thom Hartmann - we want to hear your response!
A Membership Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Nov 27th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Portland SEIU Union hall located at 6401 SE Foster Rd in SE Portland (near the intersection of Foster Rd and Holgate).
The next KBOO Board meeting will be on December 16th at 6 pm at KBOO - 20 SE 8th Ave.
KBOO 90.7 FM is seeking a Station Manager to lead our dynamic 45 year old non-commercial, community radio station.
We are looking for:
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Ability to thrive and work collaboratively in a decentralized organization.
• Ability to delegate, plan and organize people to meet goals and objectives.