List of Programs

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A Different Nature

Every Monday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.   --> Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defy... Read more

A Different Nature: Coda

A Matter of Public Records

 John Cage said "Most musicians can't hear a single sound. They listen only to the relationship between two or more sounds" This show will be about exploring and exposing those relationships- Rock, Punk, Post-punk, Jazz, Soul, Dub Reggae...fundamentally they are all just no... Read more

Active Listening

 The Seamstress of Sound is sure to keep you active.  Like artist page "Active Listening With the Seamstress Of Sound" on Facebook for updates and sneak peaks on ticket giveaways!  If you are groovin to this music please comment on the Kboo site-Your feedback is important!   Read more

Activist Radio

  Welcome to ClassWars, the home of Activist Radio, a weekly program for all Americans who are not in the wealthiest one percent of the US population. Class wars have been going on since the beginning of recorded history. As societies become more powerful and wealthy, they... Read more


Produced for Africa-O-Ye!
  --->  Every Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.   <   Welcome to "Africa-o-ye," Portland's ultimate destination for African music, where the airwaves come alive every Thursday from 2pm to 4pm on KBOO radio. Immerse yourself in two solid hours of soul-stirring African rhythm... Read more

Afro Caribbean & Reggae Marathon

Join KBOO in our first African, Caribbean and Reggae Music Marathon-  a treat to our listeners- featuring the talents and tastes of our KBOO DJs. Remember when Reaggaton or Kuduro hit? Still love the Rock Steady groove or need a jolt of Zouk? The KBOO African, Caribbean an... Read more

Afrobeats & Talks with Djfynest

Afrobeats, Carribean, Reggae, and Dance Hall music with interactive discussion and entertainment news updates! Call-in to to chat with DjFynest every 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 8 to 10pm!   Read more

All Thrills No Frills: Volume 1

DONATE TO KBOO NOW For the thrill of it all, kboo's bringing you special programming this winter 2022! From February 13th to March 19th we'll be bringing you a string of music marathons and special news & PA days as a part of our winter campaign! Programming Schedule: Bla... Read more

All Thrills No Frills: Volume 2

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 a... Read more

All Thrills No Frills: Volume 3

KBOO's Winter Campaign All Thrills No Frills is back for round 3! Between February and March, we've prepared a number of music marathons and special programming days! Programming Schedule: Mardi Gras Celebrations! Valentine's Day Jazz - Wednesday 2/14, 2pm-4pm Black His... Read more

Alright Airwaves

2nd and 4th Saturday Mornings, Midnight to 3am   It's Saturday Morning at Midnight...and I promise... Everything's gonna be alright! Join DJ Sofi Z and her collection of various and sundry sounds floating over the air. Requests always appreciated at 503-231-8187 or email ... Read more

Alternative Radio

Every Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently igno... Read more

American Indian Airwaves

  HOSTS: Marcus V. Lopez, and Larry Smith EMAIL:  Larry Smith: FACEBOOK: EPISODES: DESCRIPTION:  American Indian Airwaves is produced in Coyote Radio and Burntswamp Studios and was ... Read more

American Standoff

An Evening of Afrotainment

Every Saturday from 7:00 PM to 10:00pm. Music of the African diaspora by Black Artists...Worldwide. Black music is to U.S. music what Africa is to civilization... the cornerstone. Don't believe it? Just Listen. Join host Celeste Carey, aka Adiva, to hear music of the Af... Read more

Another Late Night

Every 1st Saturday of the month, 3 - 6 AM   Another Late Night is an eclectic mix of indie, electronic, hip hop and any other music that strikes a chord. Much like the series of artist-curated compilation albums its named after, Another Late Night represents a diverse set... Read more

Apex Express

Every 1st and 3rd Friday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Read more

Arab Voices

Every 2nd Friday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am Read more

Armando Puentes

  ---> Every Sunday from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Playing the best in Tejano/Conjunto music and public affairs pertaining to the Latino community.  A little bit of funky Tejano mixed in with some traditional Conjunto as well as Mariachi music.  Offering some public affairs/is... Read more

Art Focus

      Every Second and Fourth Tuesday, from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Art Focus features interviews by host Joseph Gallivan with artists, curators and critics. Lively voices talking about art, how it's made and sometimes even what it means. Page back through KBOO's schedul... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop

Airs: 4th Wednesday of every month, 11am–12pm Art Talk Bus Stop is a 1-hour, youth-centered podcast about how artists do their work and make a living. Each month we interview an artist, maker, or creative worker about their career path. Participating students learn to rese... Read more

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Join us for special programming throughout the month of May to celebrate AAPI Heritage! We'll be featuring AAPI focused content, from in-depth interviews about history and current events to music shows celebrating culture and heritage.       Read more


    Prepare for Take Off! AudioPilot is a designated timeslot for new volunteers to test out the airwaves or do a few one-off episodes with no pressure of commitment! AudioPilot will be on most 5th Thursdays and Fridays 8 PM to Midnight, and 5th Saturdays 10 PM to Midnig... Read more

Autonomy Hour

---> Every first and third Thursday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Eclectic/Global Read more

Back To The Egg

  ---> Every first and third Sunday from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM. New Wave hits of The Aughties, Saturday nights* from midnight to 3am here on KBOO.           Follow Back To The Egg on twitter for playlist and other pertinent info:   ... Read more

Between The Covers

    Every third Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM     A weekly show featuring interviews with locally and nationally known authors of both fiction and non-fiction. Hosted by Avvy Mar     ----     Read more

Beyond Your Front Door

  Available through the Pacifica Radio Network, Beyond Your Front Door is your adventure guide to the Central Oregon Coast. Each week, local experts provide insider knowledge about some of the most unique and special places here on the coast.  Host & Producer Dina Pavlis ... Read more

Big Picture Science Radio

  Big Picture Science is a weekly, one-hour radio show and podcast produced at the SETI Institute. Hosted by Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Fellow and Senior Astronomer, and science journalist Molly Bentley, Big Picture Science reports on modern science and technology with s... Read more

Black As Folk

This program is inactive. "Black as Folk" is a monthly program celebrating Black folk music from amazing Black folk artists. Black Folk music was a solace, a community-builder, and a voice for hope during enslavement and afterward, in the days of Reconstruction and then Jim... Read more

Black Book Talk

  Every first Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Monthly program featuring interviews and discussions of works by African American authors. Co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O B Hill and Patricia Welch review works in all genres by well-known and emerging authors. Occasional ... Read more

Black History and Future Month

----   Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7pm throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, activists, revolutionaries, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience - from contemporar... Read more

Bluegrass Marathon

Blues Junction

Produced for Blues Junction
  ---> Every Saturday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.   Urban and country blues with R&B, soul, jazz, zydeco and classic rock.      Read more

Boogie Pachanguero

Every 2nd Friday of the month, 8 to 10 pm "The one-hour dancing caravan around the world. It is a journey into the musical cultures across all our continents from the perspective of dance — a perspective rooted in tropical rhythms (salsa, reggae, afrobeat, ...)  that knows no... Read more


Every 1st & 4th Thursday from 11:00 am to 11:30 am. Every 3rd Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Read more

Boom Goddess Radio

  Our mission is to continue to create weekly Internet radio/podcasts for mature women. Our podcasts focus on conversations and thoughtful discussions on real life issues that are smart, entertaining and educational. Our podcasts feature women who are inspirational in thei... Read more

Buscando America

  Every Tuesday from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM.     Somos un programa radial en español, que se transmite por KBOO Community Radio en las frecuencias 90.7 FM Portland, 104.3 FM Corvallis y 91.9 FM Hood River.  Este es un espacio de comunicación que sirve a las comunidades mig... Read more

Calculated Conversation

Every Tuesday from 7-8p The "Calculated Conversation" Show Created By Your Host David Jefferson and Co-Hosted By fellow thinker Kan Jones. The show is named after one of the Chapters of David's upcoming Book entitled "Society Kollege". The goal of the "Calculated Conversat... Read more

Canto Nuevo: The Best of Latin Folk Music

Every 4th Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7 am Canto Nuevo features a combination of native artists from Central and South America and modern artists who preserve a rich and historical music genre. Canto Nuevo includes romantic and inspiring sounds with flutes, strings, and drums ... Read more

Cascadia Coffeehouse

Tune in on Friday mornings from 5:30 - 7am for a variety of contemporary and traditional folk and roots music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites.  Dan Shramek is your host on most Friday mornings, with Steven Morrison hosting on 4th Fridays.  Drop us a line... Read more

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

The Festival has a long tradition of taking place on the third weekend of July in the majestic natural setting of Cathedral Park beneath the historic St. Johns Bridge. This festival is a free 3-day event that provides a very diverse audience the opportunity to enjoy " Jazz,... Read more

CeCe's Past Bedtime Show

Civic Cipher

Civic Cipher is a weekly radio show/webcast/podcast hosted by Ramses Ja and Q. Ward. This show is dedicated to empowering Black and Brown voices, allowing them to engage directly with their communities as well as the general population. Self-determination is critical to sec... Read more

Coast Range Radio

  Coast Range Radio is a radio show and podcast that holds conversations with inspiring individuals dedicated to creating a better world, produced by the Coast Range Association. We interview folks who work to build just communities that provide for people and the natural... Read more

Code Pink Radio

  CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs. Founded in fall 2002 as a grassroo... Read more

Comics Take on the News

Produced for Comics Take on the News
  Comics Take on the News is a monthly radio show airing live on the 2nd Monday of the month at 11pm. Comics Take is a satirical, news-adjacent show. Host Dani Schi presents a rotating panel with local and national news stories. The comics than take the news to places tha... Read more


Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Friday from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Counter-propaganda show produced by the media watchgroup FAIR. Read more

Culture in Motion with Mic Crenshaw

  3rd Wednesday at 7pm-8pm   Art, Culture, Politics, Education and Social Movements with Hip Hop as the guiding light with host Mic Crenshaw   **This program was formerly part of News From the BOO. For archived episodes pre-August 2019, see the News from the BOO show pa... Read more

Culture Light Beams

Every 2nd Sunday from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Read more

Daily News Headlines

Democracy Now!

  Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issu... Read more


Every other Tuesday, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Alternates with Spiral Radio Cada dos martes, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Alterna con Espiral Radio Read more

Diaspora Blues Radio

Interviewing fabulous musicians, nerding out on music, and featuring their music in the interview itself. These are musicians in the diaspora, often (but not always!) combining traditional rhythms with contemporary issues and styles. I'm fascinated with this kind of fusion ... Read more

Disability Justice: An Everyday Pursuit in Survival

Every first Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. A monthly show interviewing people within the disability community. Read more

Ditch Digger

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Desperate RPMs For Desperate People An eclectic slum of garage, R&B, doo wop, soul, punk...     Read more

Domingos para Recordar

  ---> Todos los domingos de 17:00 PM hasta que 18:30 PM.   Every Sunday from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM.     Gracias por escuchar y ya lo saben, a gozar de la vida que recordando es volver a vivir. Thank you for listening and you already know, remember to enjoy life because ... Read more

Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Alternates weeks with Life During Wartime.   Offbeat sounds for talented listeners   Read more

Drinking from Puddles

  ---> Every other Wednesday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Alternates weekly with Ditch Digger.  Music Read more

Ear to the Streets of Portland

  ---> Every first and third Thursday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Tune-in to ‘Ear To The Streets of Portland’. This program contains music and content geared toward a frame of thought based on having an ear to the streets. As well as music of all genres in free-form specifi... Read more

Early Morning Gumbo

  ---> Every Tuesday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM.   A spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, much of which is connected to the American south, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun, string band & Texas swing   Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

Earth Riot Radio

  Hosted by Reverend Billy and Savitri D, EARTH RIOT is a comedy-infused, music-filled exploration of humanity’s most urgent issue — the planet’s Sixth Extinction. Made by “Earth-loving urban activists” from The Church of Stop Shopping, this podcast educates, inspires and ... Read more

Eclectic Pandemic

Every fourth Sunday 8:00pm - 10:00pm   Not everything in day to day life has been as hectic and unnerving as mass Media seems to project We all do come together through acts of love, faith, resilience, perseverance, and a strong sense of what our community is struggling w... Read more

EcoJustice Radio

  EcoJustice Radio is a weekly program that presents environmental and climate stories from a social justice frame, featuring voices not necessarily heard on mainstream media, co-hosted by Jessica Aldridge and Carry Kim. We investigate solutions for social, environmental, ... Read more

El Jardín del Corazón

Produced for El Jardín del Corazón
The Garden of the Heart El Jardín del Corazón ofrece una mezcla de música que la abarca géneros, lenguas, y estilos múltiples. The Garden of the Heart offers a mix of music that spans multiple genres, languages, and styles. Viaje a través de las canciones exuberantes y ... Read more


  Why How I Know Through trials and tribulations. Confusion and self-discovery. The endless pursuit for an answer. The unstoppable brainstorming that consumes me. The unwillingness to stay stuck! What I Believe That everyone has another chance, and another and another... Read more

Espiral Radio / Spiral Radio

  --->   Every other Tuesday from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.  Cada dos Martes 1:30 PM  a 2:30 PM.  Spiral Radio Letters, Politics, Art and voices of expression.   Espiral Radio. Letras, Política, Arte y voces de expresión.   Read more

Evening News

  We are the non-corporate, community-powered news you won't hear on commercial media. Call our out-of-office number at 971-245-2158 or e-mail: to learn more about the evening news at KBOO. About the KBOO Evening News KBOO News Director's Blog Ore... Read more

Exploration, with Michio Kaku

  An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, gene... Read more

Fearless Frequency

Produced for Fearless Frequency
Every other Sunday night/ Monday morning from Midnight - 3am Fearless Frequency presented by The House of RIZATEK keeps the night going with New Wave, 80's and House music. RIZATEK DJ Jason Rizzitello brings you a blend of New Wave, Future Wave, Electro and 80's from midnig... Read more

Fight the Empire

  Every first and third Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM.      Connecting history with the latest world events We live in an empire that began 500 years ago with the European conquest of the Americas. This program looks at how the empire permeates our lives.   What ar... Read more

Film at 11

      ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––   Every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:00 am Panel reviewing the latest films, from the multiplex to the art houses to the Northwest Film Center, and streaming films.  Occasional special shows for seasonal or current events. Focus ... Read more

First Voices Radio

  Every Monday from 11a-12p. Rebroadcast on the 1st and 5th Wednesday from 6-7p. First Voices Radio, now in its 30th year on the air, is an internationally syndicated one-hour radio program originating from and heard weekly on Radio Kingston WKNY 1490 AM and 107.9 FM in K... Read more


    Investigative News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein from KPFA, historic community radio station in Berkeley, California. Flashpoints is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine. Through original reports and some of the key investigative reporters of our tim... Read more

Folk Espresso

  ---> Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  First Monday: Diane Hunt Second Monday: Jonathan Lay Third Monday: Kevin Grgurich Fourth Monday: Diane Hunt Fifth Monday: Gordy Euler   Contemporary and eclectic folk music to energize your morning. Read more

Food Show

  3rd Wednesday at 11 AM. Do you eat? Then you'll love the KBOO Food Show. Airs on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11 AM. At the Food Show on KBOO we'll keep you on top of the news and issues surrounding the food on your plate. We sit down and talk with thought le... Read more

For The Wild

  An anthology of the Anthropocene; focused on land based protection, co-liberation and intersectional storytelling rooted in a paradigm shift from human supremacy towards Deep Ecology. We join some of the brightest thought-leaders and visionaries of our time– to uplift a... Read more

Fortress On A Hill

Every fourth Thursday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am   The United States has become synonymous with empire and endless war, American troops sit in 70% of the world's countries, and yet, most Americans don't know that.  The military is joined disproportionately by a 'warrior caste... Read more

Free Culture Radio

Produced for Free Culture Radio
  Drugs in society and society on drugs Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Free Culture Radio is an examination of drugs, drug cultures, and the ineluctable, indelible, and indispensable influence of drugs on society. Free Culture Radio neither promot... Read more

From the Grassroots

  ---> Every First and Third Friday from 8-10pm Read more

From the Vault

Every 1st and 3rd Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Read more

Good in the Hood

KBOO is back with it's annual remote broadcast of Good in the Hood! This annual three-day festival is the largest of its type in the Pacific Northwest and takes place annually on the last weekend of June. It opens with a parade that travels through Northeast Portland and en... Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends

Good ol' Grateful Dead Every Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Host by week of the month: 1 - Matt (Rolling Thunder Review)  2 - Sun (Anthem of the Sun) 3 - Andrew (Unbroken Chain)  4 - Phil G. (Forests of Fennario)   5 -  Dr. Jane 'Like' us on Facebook   Email us       ... Read more

Gremlin Time

    Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comf... Read more

Growing Greener

  Growing Greener is a weekly program about gardening in partnership with Nature, featuring conversations with leading experts in the field.     Read more

Hard Knock Radio

  We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant to the hiphop/urban community. We've covered a variety... Read more

Hardcore Variety Hour


  Every 2nd Monday from 11:00am to 11:30am Information to make you healthier. You can subscribe to the Healthwatch podcast at---> And download audio for shows at: or for Ellen Goldsmith's shows on every secon... Read more

Heartland Stories

Heartland Stories Radio is a weekly 29-minute radio show hosted by good food pioneer Theresa Marquez and sponsored by the Heartland Health Research Alliance ( Each show, meet a new voice from the diverse activists and professionals on the road to change ... Read more

Heavy Metal Vomit Party

  ---> Airs Thursday 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am . Alternates weekly with Pandæmonium. JUST RIFFS Heavy Metal Vomit Party is an attempt to provide an overview of heavy metal and its sub-genres, from its roots in hard rock from the late 60s to the more extreme modern st... Read more

Hey Betty!

Hey Betty! -Every first, third and fifth Wednesday 12:00AM- 3:00AM Each episode is built around naturally occurring themes that surface in conversations between Betty and a variety of beautiful and complex people. Relatable topics, ideas, dreams etc…are woven together with ... Read more

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Series

Join KBOO in celebrating and paying tribute to the contributions and the enriching influences of Hispanic Americans and their Ancestors. Tune in every Friday at 6pm throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15th to October 15th, for programming that shares and explores t... Read more


  ---> 2nd and 4th Friday nights/Saturday Mornings from Midnight to 3am. Hypnophobia The Hypnophobia collective presents our dear listeners with a variety of noises including: debate, Japanese d-beat, sound collages, hard core, cascadian metal, and whatever else our tiny... Read more

If I Knew What I Was Doing, I Would Stop

Every Other Monday Morning 3-5:30am Bob Pagani has been written about in People magazine and quoted in Time magazine. He has been seen on The Today Show, Oprah and numerous other TV shows. Several websites have run profiles on him as well. Having done all that, the only... Read more

Imago Theatre: original radio theater

  Imago Theatre and KBOO Community Radio are excited to announce a multi-production radio theater series for 2021 Schedule: May 3 @ 10pm - "The Strange Case of Nick M." by Drew Pisarra Summer 2021 - "Happy Times" by Carol Triffle Winter 2021 - Read more

Indigenous Power Hour

  Every last Thursday from 7pm-8pm Read more

Inside Washington County With Rob Solomon

Inside Washington County with Rob Solomon is an interview series designed to bring Washington County residents the information they need to fully engage with issues in their community. Like other counties in the Metro area, we have our own issues and concerns separate from ... Read more

International Day of Democracy

  KBOO is kicking off our 2021 Fall Membership Drive with a News and Public Affairs Day commemorating the International Day of Democracy on September 15th! We'll discuss maintaining and developing democratic process at home and around the world. And looking back at how far... Read more

International Women's Day / Women's History Month Specials

International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. International Women's Day honors the work of the suffragettes, feminists, and pioneers who have fought for gender equality. ... Read more

Interspace Radio

  ---> Every 2nd Sunday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.    Past guests: Phil Ranelin, Micheal White, Brian Auger, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Rob-Swift, Kid Named Miles, DJ Nobody, Der... Read more

Is It You Or Is It Me

  Every third Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Creating radical revolutions within ourselves through personal improvement Personal improvement leads to personal empowerment which leads to a higher level of creativity and happiness! On this show we will be interviewing loc... Read more

Islamic Point of View

On the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:30 am, and a full hour 8 am to 9 am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. Read more

Ital Vibes

Since 1987 Reggae/Dancehall (Live & Direct Mixing) 🎵Featuring the Latest & Greatest in Jamaican Reggae Music.🎵 🎵Blazing into the late night, Live & Direct!! **After taking a few years off for family, work & traveling, we have returned to the KBOO airwaves.🎵 ❤️Bringing... Read more

Italian Hour

  ---> Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am. Italian pop/rock/folk music including oldies from the 50's to contemporary, with occasional classical and opera music.  This show alternates weekly.   Read more

J.A.M. - Jazz Appreciation Month

Join the global celebration of America’s greatest contribution to the world…JAZZ! April is Jazz Appreciation Month, first established in 2001 by John Edward Hasse, a curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. KBOO Community Radio is very proud to be the... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon

  ---> Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present Bob Riddle is continuing the 25-year KBOO tradition established by the late Jim Andrews, in Jim's spirit:  the very best in jazz music, from the historical to the present.  A j... Read more

Jazz Lives!

  ---> Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm Jazz America's classical music served up with love.   Jazz of all stripes swingin smokin bluesy funky new and old but all good.   Lots of special guests from the jazz community local and international. I try to have an open do... Read more


You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way. Read more

Juneteenth Special

Special programming for Juneteenth Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush

  --->   Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush is presented every Tuesday night by your host The Incredible Kid. Electronic folk and urban sounds from the global diaspora and the desh; an auditory map of the world with South Asia at the center.  Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush was founded in ... Read more

KBOO Candidate Forum 2023

      2023 KBOO ELECTION INFORMATION VOTERS' GUIDE   Calling all KBOO Members! Election Time is Here! It's time once again to vote and make your voice heard. VOTE HERE! The KBOO Foundation has 12 Board members. Each board member serves a 3-year term. At the con... Read more

KBOO New Years Eve Extravaganza!

Join KBOO’s dance party DJs as they bid 2020 Goodbye and kick off the New Year with positive vibes!   You'll kick off the house party with PDX Biologic, dance the night away with Diablo, Count down with Kabloom, And party til Dawn with Top Dolla on a Megawaves Special! Read more

KBOO's Multilingual Marathon

On March 16, join us in paying homage to our planet’s linguistic diversity with KBOO’s Multilingual Music Marathon! Tune in for hours of special music programming that showcases languages from around the world. Read more

Keeping Democracy Alive

  Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen is a bi-weekly podcast that tackles a wide range of today's social, economic, and political issues. Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving

  A one-hour morning weekly show, Thursdays at 8:00am Journalist Lisa Loving brings grassroots activists on the air to talk about local issues -- and what YOU can do to plug into community movements, now.          Read more

La Mordidita Latina

Every 1st and 5th Sunday from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM From the studios of Alemeda Community Radio,  Orozco Productions brings you La Mordidita Latina! Latin Music, skits, poetry, local and international artists every 1st & 5th Sunday of the month, fromo 8 to 10pm   Read more

La Ruleta

  ---> The 2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 10:00pm to midnight.  Cada segundo viernes de cada mes. De 10 a 12 de la noche. Underground, alternative, non commercial, mainly Mexican, Latin American, Hispanic music.  La Ruleta (The Roulette) is a music show, sometimes in... Read more

La Voz Del Sabor

  ---> Every Sunday 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Todo lo que concierne a la comunidad latina. Obras de teatros, entrevistas, informaciones para la comunidad, entrevistas, todo lo que concierne a la comunidad  latina.   Everything that concernes the Latin community.  News, music,... Read more

Labor Radio

  Every Monday from 6:00pm to 6:30pm.   Of the working class, by the working class and for the working class. Host schedule: 1st Mondays Coalition of Black Trade Unionists 2nd Mondays Stephen Siegel and Rachel Hanes 3rd Mondays Michael ... Read more

Lady Danger Does Her Thing

Vile, rough, delightful and Crass We grace the airwaves with deep cuts, missed connections, esoteric lectures, interviews, voicemails, poetry, powerviolance/hardcore and more. Check us out every 1st and 3rd and 5th Friday at Midnight (or Saturday morning depending how you ... Read more

Lark In The Morning

  ---> Fridays from 5:30am to 7:00am, alternates weekly with Dawnbreaker's Breakdown. Folk Music to get your day started. Read more

Late Night BlueJazz Program

SJ Oxendine shares his Late night Blues and Jazz collection! Read more

Late Night BlueJazz Program

Porltand Jazz Nightlife features some of Portland’s best live Jazz shows including interviews of local musicians recorded by SJ & Adrienne for your enjoyment. Other music podcasts feature host SJ Oxendine as he takes you through basic blues and jazz tracks of his music col... Read more


Gender euphoric blends of electronic dance, industrial hip hop, and deep internet gems with a tasteful dash of pop culture analysis. 1st and 3rd Mondays, 12am - 1:30am  ukg, house, pop, and wub wub for the girlies  Read more

Let's Talk about Race

Every 1st Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Let’s Talk About Race (LTAR), a new intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists featuring rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage and the role race plays in politics, government, econ... Read more

Let's Talk!

  Let’s Talk! is a podcast created by and for students at PCC. We explore culture and social justice issues from the lens of people experiencing disabilities.       Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Pride Month

  The month of June is Pride month, an opportunity to shine a light on the vast heritage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex, asexual or agender, as well as two-spirit community members.   Join KBOO this June and July 2024, as we celebr... Read more

Life During Wartime

Produced for Life During Wartime
  --->   WEDNESDAY (BI - WEEKLY) 10PM-12AM Established in 1995, Life During Wartime keeps all the best of current and classic Punk records in rotation. The show also provides space for on air live performances by punk bands from around the globe. MAIL YOUR RECORDS TO PLA... Read more

Locus Focus

  Every Monday from 10:00am to 11:00am.   A weekly conversation about our place on the planet. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with local, regional and national experts, activists and policy makers about climate change, food policy, land use, salmon restoration... Read more

Love Your Pet Week


Madness Radio

  *New time!* Every 1st Friday from 10-10:30am Voices and Visions from Outside Mental Health What does it mean to be called "crazy" in a crazy world? Madness Radio: Voices And Visions from Outside Mental Health brings you personal experiences of 'madness' from beyond conv... Read more

Mardi Gras Celebration

  Join KBOO hosts in celebrating Carnival Season with new and classic New Orleans Jazz, blues, brass bands, and more! Read more

Marvin's Room

Every 3rd Saturday from 10 pm - 12 am Helping the  NW Music community. Each episode feature a artist or group , and provides them a live platform to promote their art . The program divide the time between a live showcase  components. Read more


Every Wednesday 3-5:30am MEGAPOWERS is the show where Frsh Craig explores the intersections of jazz, funk, house, soul and r&b all in order to help the listener assume their ultimate form and get over the hump. Read more

MegaWave Radio

Every other Friday 12:00 am - 3:00 am. Current Jams and Throwback mixes with guest DJ's & Interesting hosts representing all types of culture. hip hop, r&b,soul, jazz sounds. Read more

Melanated Mindfulness

Every 1st Saturday, 10pm - Midnight “Melanated Mindfulness” is a monthly hour-long program with a purpose to give Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities a voice and platform when it comes to addressing mental health in our communities.  We can all work together to recogn... Read more

Metal Marathon

  KBOO's metal marathon The Metal March returns in 2024! As part of All Thrills No Frills Volume 3, your favorite KBOO metal DJs will be taking over the airwaves at 8pm on Friday 3/1 and we won't be relenting until 6am on Saturday 3/2. It's another 10 hours of brutality fr... Read more

Mister Bloom's Magical Universe

MLK Day Special

Mobilized News

  A weekly series produced by Steven Jay and hosted by Jeff Van Treese, Mobilized takes a deep look at our world, the consequences of human activity on our planet, and how we can reverse and prevent existing and future crises from occurring. Mobilized reveals life on our p... Read more

More Reggae!

More Talk Radio

Every Monday from 8:00am to 9:00am. Call-in Talk Radio   Cecil and Celeste welcome your calls. This program is open to local, national and international issues ranging from poverty in Portland to politics in Africa.     Read more

Morning Glory Snap

Every other Monday from 3:00am to 5:30am Read more

Movin' On

  ---> Every Friday from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:30pm.   Folk, political, and women's music, both traditional and contemporary. A folk music collective, Don and Laurie love to feature live local and nationally known musicians! Music and conversations with an uplifting tilt. ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Every 4th & 5th Friday from 11-12 Noon the children's show for reluctant adults Read more

Mujeres Bravas

  ---> Every Sunday from 12:00pm (noon) to 1:30pm. Latina Music Read more

Music from the True Vine

  ---> Every Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm. Bluegrass and Old Time Music We play the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and we bring you information about local shows and festivals! 1st Saturday: Rachel and Justin 2nd Saturday: Dave Elliott 3r... Read more

Music Medieval

Produced for Music Medieval
Medieval / early music / fantasy film OSTs Adventures through time and space Every 3rd Thursday from 4:30 am - 5:30 am Illustration credit: David M. Beck Read more

Music That Moves You

  As a part of KBOO's All Thrills No Frills special programming campaign, The Blooming Universe presents: Music That Moves You. An almost every genre and era dance music marathon. How do you express yourself via dance? Do you thrash, two step or shoulder lean? Do you enjoy... Read more


Musikas para Volar

On every 4th Sunday of the month from 6:30 to 8pm Read more

Na Holo Mele Me Ho’ola

Hawaiian music and culture! Aloha Kakou! Join your fellow KBOO listeners for "Na holo mele me Ho'ola," Musical Voyages with Ho'ola, a 90-minute excursion through the music and stories of Hawaii, happening the fourth Sunday of every month, from 6:30p to 8:00p. Hele mai! Read more

National Love Your Pet Day

  In commemoration of our awesome animal friends and family, who in one way or another bless our human lives, we take pause today to remember how important and utterly wonderful they are.  For them! We celebrate National Love Your Pet Day here at KBOO 90.7FM Portland   ... Read more

Native America Calling

  Native America Calling is a live call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throug... Read more

Negotiating Dramatic Events

  “Every sponsor is necessarily a leader. The stakes are huge. A human life, and usually the happiness of a whole family, hangs in the balance. What the sponsor does and says, how well he estimates the reactions of his prospects, how well he times and makes his presentatio... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day

 The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive.  Read more

News from the BOO

  Every other Wednesday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm. An inside look at the goings-on at KBOO A weekly segment where we provide an inside look at the goings-on at KBOO, and give listeners a chance to weigh in on the priorities of the station. Read more

News In Depth

  Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:00pm. A deeper look behind the day's top stories KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, nati... Read more

Noticias en español

Tenemos noticias al aire en español sobre el #COVID19, y otras noticias relevantes para la comunidad, de lunes a viernes y el domingo al mediodía. Sintonice KBOO en el 90. 7 FM y visite nuestro sitio web para escuchar y descargar las noticias. Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee

Every 3rd Sunday, from 8 to 10 PM   Musical essays for Portlanders, poets and polymaths. Read more

Oil For Kisses

Every 1st Saturday from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM A range of brooding and cerebral music ranging from dark post punk to extreme metal, focusing on the more progressive, experimental and heady sides of the genres. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

  Every Monday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist, anti-racist and anti-colonial point of view. The Old Mole burrows down to the roots of the great issues of our time – the struggles of ordinary people for d... Read more

Once Upon a Time

  The power of autobiography. To recognize our own stories as epics worth sharing with the world. — Consuelo wishes to involve the community / audience in sharing their stories so we can all see ourselves as the heroes of our lives. Using our remembrance as a tool to know ... Read more

One Land Many Voices

  Every 4th Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.                   Exploring political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel. Host Layla Kanaan explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel and the conflict there from a human right... Read more

One Two One Two Zulu

  --->   4th Sundays from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Hip Hop from all corners and blocks.... One Two, One Two ZULUUUUU!!! Grimrock: Turntablist from Portland, and member of the Universal Zulu Nation Oregon Chapter (45th Parallel Zulus) and other guest Read more

Our Common Initiative

Every 3rd Monday from 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM Our Common Initiative is a monthly program serving a common purpose to enlighten and empower our communities by providing a foundation of resources to better and broaden our mental health and how we can strive to be a better entity ... Read more

Out Of The Streets Of Portland

  Out of the Streets of Portland is a podcast focused on sharing the stories of people who are currently or formerly homeless in our community, and helping navigate the systems and services that the Joint Office of Homeless Services and its partners either have in place,... Read more


  ---> Ensuing alternating Wednesday nights midnight to 3:00am. Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heav'n of hell, a hell of heav'n. mastodon bluesky   Read more


  This is a radio show that brings you inspired inspiring people exploring visions of a viable future for life on Earth, including humans; and great music from around the world! Paradigms was inspired by the recognition that humans need to know that there are things that ... Read more

Parsing Sound

Tune in to Parsing Sound every 1st Saturday from 10pm - 12am on KBOO 90.7 FM or  Follow Us @parsingsound   Read more

Pastures of Plenty

  ---> Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Traditional and Contemporary Folk Music to start your day with a smile HOSTS: Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Will Setzer does 2nd Wednesdays, John Risley is on third Wednesdays, Steven Smith does 4th Wednesdays. with rotati... Read more


  Every Sunday from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Pacific Time. For the last 40 years the Pathways interview program has offered lively, original conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation. Hosts Paul O'Brien and Donald Altman have been honored to bring to KBOO... Read more

PDX Biologic

  --->   Every 4th and 5th Saturday from 10:00pm to 12:00am. We love music and turntables. Music and Mayhem via downtempo, hip hop, rap, drum n bass, beat breaks, and everything else EXCEPT the kitchen sink.  via art, and space and all that's happened inbetween.  PDX Biol... Read more

PDX Progressive Talk Radio

Hosted by Moses Ross Engineered (post production) by Sherry Morisch  We are a public affairs progressive leaning talk show that shines a light on the issues and work to build consensous regarding solutions and community action. Created almost 12 years ago as an opinion tal... Read more

Peace, Love and Soup

Every 2nd Friday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE! Audio nourishment for the heart and mind.   To subscribe to our latest episodes & join our mailing list,  Or to see recipes, photos and more...   Please check out our brand new websit... Read more

Persian Hour Art and Music Show

  Every Sunday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.   Every first Sunday: Radio Saba - hosted by Pari Parizad Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sunday: The Persian Hour: Persian Art and Music hosted by Bahram "Barry" Bahmanyar and DaVood Fatehi Read more

Pickathon Music Festival

Annual 3-day bluegrass/old time/rock/indie music festival at Pendarvis farm in Happy Valley, Oregon held in the first weekend of August. Read more

Playful Presence

Every 4th Monday of the month, from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM Playful Presence is a show about creativity, mindfulness, and play. Through  conversations with creatives, we learn about the thinking and feeling that goes into the creative process.  We talk about wide ranging topi... Read more

Plugged In

  ---> Every first and third Friday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Electronic music across the spectrum with recent releases, local artists, and guest DJs. DJ Tronic hosts the Plugged In show on KBOO the first and third Friday of each month from 10pm - 12am PST.  Tronic... Read more

Poetic Justice

Every 1st Saturday of the month, 8 to 10 PM Read more

Policy For The People

  Policy for the People, a production of the Oregon Center for Public Policy (, explores the public policies that can advance economic justice in our state. This show builds from the premise that all Oregonians deserve to live in dignity. Everyone — no matter the... Read more

Political Perspectives

  Every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. News and views on current politics. Different hosts each week bring a variety of guests and topics. Read more

Popular Education

Every third Thursday from 7p-8p Hosted by Tammy Habteyes Read more

Portland General Eclectic

  ---> Every other Tuesdays from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM. Alternates with Vinyl Pajama Party. Eclectic music programming   Fearlessly eclectic music programming with an emphasis on the jamband scene. From folk to funk, bluegrass to reggae, jazz to jam, it's like a music fe... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
  --->   Sundays 10-11am Pacific Time Jewish Music and Culture       Jewish, Yiddish, Ladino, Klezmer, Israeli, Mizrahi and Sephardic Music and Culture We'd love to hear from you. You can email us by clicking on our names at the top of the site. * * * * * * ... Read more


  Every second, fourth, and fifth Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. LGBTQA public affairs Preference: a queer experiment in radio is KBOO's new program focusing on the LGBTQA community of Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas. We aim to provide space on the radio for me... Read more


Every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 9-9:30am. Every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday from 9-10am.                                                                News you're not supposed to know Tune in at 9AM Thursdays for an anarcho-socialist viewpoint on everything from climate to... Read more

Prison Pipeline

Every Monday 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Connecting with the Community Inside. MISSION STATEMENT Prison Pipeline is a radio program dedicated to educating the public about the Oregon criminal justice system. Our goal is to present a unique understanding of the criminal justi... Read more

Project Censored

  Project Censored educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government. We expose and oppose news censorship and we promote independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking. Through our websi... Read more


Dive into the spectrum of queer music as we explore known and unknown artists across time and genre; from the history of early twentieth century blues and jazz to modern pop, folk, electronic, indie music and more. Queery showcases music created by members of the 2SLGBTQIA+... Read more

Radio Ecoshock

  Latest science, authors, issues – from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, solar storms, the economy, and peace. Ready for re-broadcast, computer, iPod, or mp3 player. As heard on over 104 non-profit radio stations in 5 countries. Host of syndicated weekly Radio... Read more

Radio Free Palestine

  On Wednesday May 15th, 2024, on the 76th anniversary of the ongoing Palestinian Nakba and resistance to Israeli Apartheid, Radio Free Palestine has launched on May 14th at 9PM PST, on stations across North America, 24 hours of programming from radio stations and producer... Read more

Radio Lost and Found

  --->   Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 10pm to 12 midnight Radio Lost and Found   "Attention Everyone.  The unpleasant noise you are about to hear coming from your radio is not a mistake. Please do not turn off your radio, but turn up the volume on your receiver as h... Read more


    Tune in to KBOO's Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming   Radiozine is your space to participate in the dialogue of conversation and opinion.   Reach out to if you would like to participate.     Read more


Every 5th Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Read more

Reggae Bob Cast

  Every other Tuesday, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Your host Reggae Bob spins Soul, Funk, and Reggae with a dash of Comedy and Public Affairs. Read more

Reggae World

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Was every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am, alternating with Megapowers (until August 2018). Ska, Roots, Dub, Dancehall, Lovers Rock & more ! Playing Local, Regional, National & International Artists. Will... Read more

Rhythm Nation with Peter Marks

Rhythm Shack

Every 2nd and 5th Monday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am Come on over to the Rhythm Shack for a roots-rockin' good time!... New & previously released, high-energy tracks in Roots Rock, Americana, Jam Bands, Garage Rock, Classic Rock, Indie Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues, Rockabilly, Zydec... Read more

Right To Survive

  Every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Confronting the housing crisis and organizing housing activists to address systemic inequalities Read more

Rip City Basement

Portland's local Hip Hop show, hosted by Brenboy, airs the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10 pm to midnight. Rip City Basement serves the local Hip Hop community of Portland, OR and surrounding areas. Each episode features 3 local artists or groups, and provides a platfor... Read more

Rise When the Rooster Crows

  ---> Traditional North American folk music -- roots, branches, and beyond Thursday mornings from 5:30 to 7:00 AM Hosts: Kurt Liebezeit (1st and 3rd Thursday), Gordy Euler (2nd), and Jonathan Lay (4th)   Read more

Rising Up With Sonali

  Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate stations. The television sho... Read more

Roe on the Rocks

Tune in to KBOO at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22nd, for the premiere of "Roe on the Rocks," a limited series radio show and podcast taking listeners through the months leading up to the Supreme Court case that effectively overturned Roe vs. Wade. What did the U.S. look like wh... Read more

Roots of Rock and Roll

  --->   Every Friday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Early Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues and Rock of the 70s.    Dale Farr plays rare and vintage recordings from the birth of Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Doo-Wop, and Rockabilly, thru the 50s and early 60s.    On alternate ... Read more

Rose City Native Radio

  Every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.    Rose City Native Radio Rose City Native Radio is a native youth music and public affairs show that airs every Thursday 6-7PM. It features local and national native issues and contemparary native music.  For updates and more info... Read more

Rural Roots Rising

Every 3rd Wednesday at 6:00pm - 6:30pm  Rural Organizing Project produces Rural Roots Rising, a monthly podcast by and for rural Oregonians who are creatively and courageously building stronger and more vibrant communities for a just democracy! This community media project ... Read more

Sea Change Radio

  Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast focused on the shift to environmental and economic sustainability. Independent journalism podcasts and radio broadcasts for 16+ years and more than 700 shows. Sea Change Media’s mission is to make... Read more

Self Help Radio

Self Help Radio is not a self-help radio show. It might be something worse. Each week host Gary explores a different theme with music & with talk. Guests are silly. The music is eclectic. It's kind of a mess. Shows are archived here & also at the Self Help Radio website. Th... Read more

Shocks of Sheba

  --->   Every other Thursday from 12:06pm (noon) to 2:00pm. The best in Reggae music  Top Ranking reggae music for your listening pleasure.  From Abyssinians and Alborosie to Zap Pow and Zumjay, Shocks of Sheba brings nothing but great reggae music. Listen instantly ... Read more

Slavic Community Hour

Every other Sunday from 9:00am to 10:00am. This show alternates weekly with Italian Hour. This program will let the slavic community know about the latest news happening here in Oregon and the United States as well as listen to some music in their native language. The prog... Read more

Smokesignals from the Speakeasy

Every other Saturday from 3:00 am to 6:00 am surprise yourself by tuning in Read more

Soft Serves

  Soft Serves is a weekly variety mix show presenting the sweetest sounds in new music. Featuring tasty swirls of indie rock, hip hop, post-punk and pop with sprinkles of legacy artists throughout that demonstrate the influences modern artists are pulling from in their ... Read more

Sojourner Truth Radio

Every Thursday from 8:00 am to 9:00 am Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod is a public affairs program from KPFK Radio. Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us mo... Read more

Some Assembly Required

Every 3rd Sunday, from 7 - 8 PM Read more

Soul and R&B Marathon 2024

  Join KBOO DJs JJ Johnson, Yugen Rashad, Chuk Barber, Celeste Carey, and PDX Biologic on Saturday, February 24th to honor Black History Month through music. From noon to midnight, they'll be sharing tracks that celebrate the rich culture that brought us Soul and R&B, amo... Read more


  Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 8p-9p  Playing classic and current soul music and current news and interviews from Portland's African American community  Read more

Sound Clash Modem

  Every other Tuesday, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Dancehall from Jamaica, reparto from Cuba, dangdut from Indonesia, baile funk from Brazil. The list goes on. In the digital age, sounds cross borders with ease. Old rhythms find new homes on the web and categories are reinven... Read more

Sounds Unsound

  --->   Every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 12:00 am to 3:00 am Experimental, avant-rock, free jazz/rock/folk, psychedelic, noise, cutups, drone, electronic...   Old and obscure recordings and new releases.    Read more

Spark Plug

Every Other Wednesday Morning 3:00am - 5:30am, Spark Plug connects listeners to all kinds of fantastic musical energy. DJ muunmad rides currents of electronica, pop, rock, jazz and hip hop, often with a futuristic sound or experimental edge. Read more

Special Programming by Indigenous & Native American Creators

Tune in to KBOO on Thursday, November 25th for special programming focused on and created by indigenous and native american creators. Read more

Special Programming: Just for You

KBOO Volunteers have prepared a plethora of Special Programming for the months of February and March, Just for You! Get ready for Marathon Madness! Everything from Bluegrass to DIY Punk! Celebrating Black History Month! International Women's Day!   Special Programming Sche... Read more

Special Programming: Music

  ---> Music specials produced by KBOO volunteers! Read more

Special Programming: Other

A variety of non-music, non-public affairs specials aired throughout the year. Read more

Special Programming: Public Affairs

------ Here we feature episodes that feature incisive interviews, speeches, thoughts, opinion and convergences. ------ Read more


  Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots is a radio program that celebrates community stories. Coordinated by Pacifica Radio’s Affiliate Network, “Sprouts” showcases audio production at community radio stations and independent production groups from around the world. It is re... Read more

Squirrels Know

Join Ender Black for a 2 hour spirit device, every 4th Friday, 8-10pm PST   This is a galactic radio show, broadcast throughout the galaxy as part of the Ongoing Protocols of Galactic Interaction. --- Down the rabbithole of Consciousness and Existence we go! --- We live on... Read more

Stage and Studio

Every Tuesday from 11:00am to 11:30am.  Host/Producer Dmae Roberts.  Aired on KBOO studio and the Stage and Studio website. As a two-time Peabody award-winning radio producer and writer, Roberts brings national quality to the regional arts scene. Dmae often features her ... Read more

Stories With Stella

Every 1st Monday of the Month, 11 PM - Midnight Read more

SubTerra Radio

Every 4th Sunday from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM SubTerra Radio brings the sounds of the international underground to listeners, showcasing electronic, experimental, and unclassifiable music from across the globe.   Read more

Swing 'n' Country

  --->   Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk. Read more

Talking Earth

  Every 2nd and 3rd Monday of the month from 10:00pm to 11:00pm.    Poetry, spoken arts, prose Read more

That Vegan Show

Every 4th Friday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. "That Vegan Show" is a talk show that features guests and topics on a wide range of vegan interests, including nutrition, animal advocacy, social justice, and more! Additional segments relating to recent Vegan News and Vegan Tips ... Read more

The Bike Show

  Every 1st Wednesday of the month from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).    We bring you news and views of cycling in Portland and beyond. Whether you haven't pushed a pedal since you were a kid or logged thousands of miles in the past year, we present something for every liste... Read more

The Blooming Universe

  --->     Every Wednesday morning from 12:00 am - 3:00 am Music Music all kinds of music Read more

The Children's Hour

The Children's Hour is a weekly, educational and entertaining public radio program for kids and families. Using excellent music, expert guests, talented kids and a format that is a proven success in growing and keeping listeners of all ages engaged. The Children's Hour incl... Read more

The Dickenbock Report

Every Tuesday from 12:00 am - 3:00 am Join international radio journalist, newscaster, & talking head Richard D. "Dick" Dickenbock for a mostly musical look at that day in history.  The award-resistant Mr. Dickenbock has left or been fired by virtually every respected & cr... Read more

The Digital Divide

  Every 2nd Friday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon). Analyzing how to use science, medicine & technology to benefit society and keep it from harming us. How do the latest technologies affect our communities? How can we use science to benefit society and how do... Read more

The Dirtbag

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).   Read more

The Film Show

  The Film Show features news and interviews about the independent film scene in Portland Every 4th Thursday of the month, from 11:30am to 12:00pm (noon). The Film Show is KBOO's lens on the local and independent film scene, airing the Fourth Thursday of each month from... Read more

The Gap

  The Gap is talk radio aimed at bridging the generational divide. Your hosts Tammy and Althea are here to mind it, bridge it, fill it in.  Zoomers, Boomers, Millenials and everything in between are welcome! Tune in Fridays at 8 a.m. for current events, thoughtful criticis... Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood

  FRIDAY 3AM - 5:30AM The Ghost of Hollywood is a late night talk show focused on movies and entertainment. It is hosted by Ms. Ragan, Poxy Lynard, & Simon. Written by: Chris Klahn, Zach Flanary, and Ragan Flanary Directed: Zach Flanary and Lynnox Flanary Mixing: Lynnox ... Read more

The Global Sail

  The Global Sail Show         Hosted by TK Kapurura This is a 7pm talk show presented on the first Wednesday of the month. Through live conversations, I interact with immigrants and refugees from across the world. I encourage storytelling through interviews and ref... Read more

The Gospel and More Program

  --->   Airs Sunday mornings from 6:00 to 8:00 AM We Play the best in Gospel,  Gospel Jazz, and Contemporary Spiritual You can contact me JJ Johnson @  The Gospel and more program we support the food and clothes pantrys in our community,if y... Read more

The Imaginary Possible

Produced for The Imaginary Possible
"From customer service chatbots, to job applications processed through applicant tracking systems (ATS. ), and facial recognition technology used in airport security checkpoints, AI is rapidly changing our world. New AI-powered technologies have the potential to make our... Read more

The Last Hour

The Last Hour can pop up anytime, and you'll never really see the last hour coming at you until it just plain rocks your socks off. Now you are lying safely in bed and you say. "Hmm. It was an ok day today, and it was a long one so I'll just lay down here and check out the ... Read more

The Magical Mystery Tour

  Diving into the heart of things, exploring new ideas and new ways of seeing and being in this wondrous crazy world we share together, featuring in depth interviews with cutting edge creative out of the box thinkers, authors, healers and explorers of consciousness.   so... Read more

The Melting Pot

  --->   Tuesdays from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.   Tune in Tuesd​ays from 8-10 pm onlin​e @ ​90.​​7fm in Portland Or, www.KBOO.​​FM/listen. "The Melti​ng Pot fuses​ Eleme​nts of ... Read more

The Metal Margin

Produced for The Metal Margin
Every 3rd Saturday,  12:00 AM - 3:00 AM Join the Metal Maestra for a journey into the margins of metal, wherein ROCK the women and BIPOC from all over the world. The Metal Margin exists to smash the white male metal patricarchy, or at least the stereotype that the genre on... Read more

The Monday Sampler

  --->   Every Monday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.  The Music Show that stops to talk, and it's a Talk Show take takes time to play music. The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern Fol... Read more

The Motif: Re-Imagine a Jazz Sensibility

  --->   The Motif: Re-Imagine a Jazz Sensibility Every Saturday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Post modern representations of improvisation, across dramatic modes, and re-imagined spaces of diverse music genre. Hosted by The Motif, aka Yugen Kelsaw. Read more

The Movement

  --->   Every Sunday from 10:00pm to 12:00am.   The finest in the latest and greatest, as well as classic HipHop/Soul/Funk/Electronic/Jazz/Fusion   Read more

The Noontime Jamboree

Produced for The Noontime Jamboree
  --->   Every Monday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Cowboy, Country, Hillbilly, and Western Swing Hawk and Rick Mitchell bring you the Good Stuff.   American music at its best.    Read more

The Occasion

The Occasion is a themed poetry show airing monthly on fourth Mondays from 10pm-11pm. Hosted by Jennifer Perrine, The Occasion features interviews with poets, who offer a selection of their “greatest hits,” read poems written specifically for the show’s theme, and recommend... Read more

The Poet and the Poem

  Grace Cavalieri: Producer/Host Mike Turpin: Engineer/Post Production    The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress         Read more

The RadioActivist

  Join hosts Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande and live guests from grassroots activist movements both near and far, speaking on what’s happening, what should happen next and where you come in. We’ll also hold a seat for new KBOO volunteers joining us in Studio 2 as they le... Read more

The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS"

  --->   Every other Friday from 12:00 am to 3:00 am Alternates weekly with Changeable Bulbs. Tune in on Alternating Thursday nights @ Midnight  showcasing a wide variety of musical Genres, often focusing on theme. Come in to The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" Radio Show with ... Read more

The Songcircle

  --->   Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day. Studio g... Read more

The Soul Connection

On Every 2nd and 4th Thursday 8-10pm Read more

The Struggle

THE STRUGGLE IS CURRENTLY ON HIATUS! Every Friday from 7-8pm Read more

The Student Hour

KBPS Radio presents: "The Student Hour"   The Student Hour features student directed and produced content with news, interviews, music and more! The Student Hour is a weekly show featuring students from AM 1450 KBPS, the Portland Public Schools radio station at Be... Read more

The Sub Show

The Underground

  4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The KBOO Youth Collective hosts The Underground dealing with a wide range of issues affecting American youth including music, arts, school, activism, and local events, with humor and creativity. Here is a list of our p... Read more

The Unlabeled Mixtape

Every 1st Saturday from 10 pm - 12 am Read more

The Upbeat Radio Show

Every 4th Sunday of the month, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Mixes of upbeat dance music, soul, retro 80's, classic 90's, a lot of up tempo jams. Read more

The Wiggle Room

Every 3rd Saturday, from 3am to 6am Hard to find music and spoken word drawing on a wide variety of artists from Portland and beyond, many not heard anywhere else but on The Wiggle Room. Read more

The World of Jazz

  --->   Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Celebrating the Art of Jazz With the passing of venerable KBOO host David Lifton, Rita Rega will continue in David’s time slot to celebrate the art of jazz. The show “The World of Jazz” will look at this ever changing... Read more

This Way Out

  This Way Out is the only internationally distributed weekly LGBTQ radio program, currently airing on some 200 local community radio stations around the world. The award-winning half-hour magazine-style program features a summary of some of the major news events in or aff... Read more

Times Like Now

Every Tuesday from 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Read more

Tin Can Phone

Every 1st Tuesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Read more


  --->   Every Tuesday from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.   The Tonalli Program is a Latina/o radio talk show covering local, regional and international news with an emphasis on social, cultural, educational and political analysis.   Radio Tonalli es un programa Latina/o que cubr... Read more

Too Much Information with Abe and Traci

Every Tuesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am (replacing Abe and Joe Talk Radio, which retired Sept. 2020) Read more

Totality of Circumstances

  Totality of circumstances is a legal concept with a wide usage, but in this context it is part of the framework used around police interactions with the public, in which the actions of an officer are viewed in terms of the “totality of the circumstances” at the moment of... Read more

Trans Day of Remembrance

Special programming acknowledging and honoring the lives of those lost to acts of anti-transgender violence. Trans Day of Rememberance, observed annually on November 20th, raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people. Read more

Transpositive PDX

1st  and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.   Transpositive PDX explores the vibrant activism going on in Portland reflecting the Transgender, Two Spirit, Non Binary and Gender Non-Conforming Community.  Through the strength of our vibrant and diverse Trans ... Read more

UnderCurrents Radio

UnderCurrents is the daily, 4-hour music mix heard around the USA and the world via Native Voice One: The Native American Radio Network.  We began as a service to enhance and extend the offerings of Native stations, of which there are dozens.  But the show has caught the ea... Read more

Understanding Homelessness

Understanding Homelessness is a show that illuminates the underlying causes of homelessness, explains systems that perpetuate it, explores innovative solutions, and shares stories from those with lived experiences. Portland State University Associate Professor Dr. Marisa Za... Read more

Venus Vibes

  Venus Vibes is a rebellious three-hour journey through the fierce sounds of all-female and all-femme bands. From rock to metal, punk to pop, and pretty much anything else, we celebrate the raw energy and creativity of women in music. Embracing diversity, we amplify the v... Read more

Veteran's Voice Radio Show

  Every 3rd Friday of the month from 9:00am to 10:00am.   With Northwest Veterans for Peace   Veteran's Voice Radio Show with Northwest Veterans for Peace deals with matters of war and peace. Also deals with veterans health issues and the after effects of war. Read more

Vinyl Pajama Party

  --->   Tuesdays from 3:00am to 5:30am. Alternates weekly with Portland General Electric. Late night variety Read more

Voices for the Animals

  Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30am "Voices for the Animals" is a monthly half-hour program that tackles the issues around animal rights and welfare. Host Michele Coppola features interviews and news with front-line activists and advocates who are working to... Read more

Voices from the Edge

  Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective About the program … Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the... Read more

Waterfront Blues Festival

The 37th Waterfront Blues Festival is right around the corner, ready to fill Portland’s Waterfront Park with four days of great live music, from July 1st through the 4th. The schedule includes headliners St.Paul & The Broken Bones, Diggin' Dirt, Jackie Venson, Marchfourth, ... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio

  Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am News & commentary on local, national and international issues - we invite your calls at 503-231-8187 Read more

WEE Nation Radio

WEE Nation Radio (WNR), is a 24/7 online music radio station that provides the best in family-friendly global beats for little feet.  Streaming R&B, Hip-Hop, Funk, Jazz, Go-Go, Reggae and World music, specially created for children and families. WEE stands for Watoto Entert... Read more

When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine

  A serious, but not too serious, discussion of the realities of sustainable living. Read more

Who Goes There? with Lady Voltaire

"Who Goes There? with Lady Voltaire" is a weekly music revue that aims to expand sonic horizons, unravel convoluted cochlea and expose listeners to sounds new and old from around the corner and around the globe— from pulsing icelandic electropop to microtonal ghanian freak ... Read more

Wider Window Poetry

First Monday 10-11pm Wider Window Poetry: bringing you voices you may not have heard from places you may not have been. Local poets of color read and discuss their works. Host Tiel Aisha Ansari is a Sufi warrior poet. Her work has been featured by Fault Lines Poetry, Windf... Read more


  WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service "Raising Women's Voices through Radio Worldwide”  Since 1986   WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current a... Read more

Winner's Bias

  Winner's Bias is a show about board games and following the rules. Hosted by board game enthusiasts and gracious(ish) winners, Nate Capp and James Foxhall. Tune in to learn more about board game culture, and the games we love! Winner's Bias airs on KBOO on the 1st and 3... Read more

With Good Reason

  With Good Reason is a production of Virginia Humanities, a humanities council whose stated mission is to develop the civic, cultural, and intellectual life of the Commonwealth of Virginia by creating learning opportunities for all Virginians.  www.withgoodreasonradio.or... Read more

Words and Pictures

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm    By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07   "Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay Read more

World Beat Connection

  --->   Thursdays from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Alternates weekly with Shocks of Sheba. Crucial and conscious, roots and contemporary, the music of Africa and the Caribbean comes alive on the World Beat Connection Read more

World Ocean Radio

  Five-minute weekly insights dive into ocean science, advocacy and education, hosted by Peter Neill, Director of the W2O, author, and lifelong ocean advocate. Episodes offer perspectives on global ocean issues, today’s challenges, marine science and policy, and exemplary ... Read more

World Poetry Day

Join KBOO on March 21st, to celebrate the art of prose. Poetry is one of humanity's most treasured forms of cultural expression that allows us to creatively and intimately communicate the experiences of the human condition. Read more

Youth Randomonium

  --->   Music for and by Youth! Every 2nd Friday from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm The KBOO Youth Collective hosts this music show once a month. We feature about half music produced by people 21 and under, and half the time we play the music we like. This year, we've featured Y... Read more

Youth Speaks Out!

  Youth Speaks Out is hosted by Dan Roberts and features young people from all over Mendocino County (Northern California Coast) discussing issues important to them. From education to jobs to growing up around marijuana to growing up in a rural community, from the high tec... Read more