Recent Blog Posts

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends 20th Anniversary Sound to Listeners Fundraiser

Help KBOO bring Sound to Listeners!   Tune in to Grateful Dead and Friends every Saturday from noon to 2pm in August for a special on-air fundraiser to celebrate Grateful Dead and Friends' 20th year on the air at KBOO! Grateful Dead and Friends would like to raise $10,000... Read more

The 41st Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

KBOO and the Jazz Society of Oregon are thrilled to present the 41st annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival July 16, 17 and 18th at Cathedral Park in north Portland. Click the links below to hear the recordings from the 16th, 17th and 18th of July. The area’s finest jazz, bl... Read more

Hiring: Volunteer Coordinator

  Interviews will take place on Thurs, July 29. Please send cover letter and resume by Monday, July 26, 2021 at 11:59pm to hiring@kboo.org. In your cover letter, please answer the question "What does justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion look like in your past and futu... Read more

KBOO Blues t-shirt!

  Love listening to blues music on KBOO? Now you can show off your fandom in style! Get the official KBOO Blues t-shirt and support the great blues programming KBOO brings to you all year round!   Read more

34th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival: Upriver 2021

The Waterfront Blues Festival is back on the waterfront this year "Upriver," at the Lot at Zidell Yards! Performances include Samantha Fish, Marc Broussard, The Marchfourth, Ghost-Note, and so much more. This year's event keeps public health and safety at the forefront, wit... Read more