List of Programs

A Different Nature

Every Monday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.   A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defying avant garde music and spoken word that champions historic and modern... Read more


Every Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. 1st Thursday - DJ Golden Wilson 2nd Thursday - Andy Hosch 3rd Thursday - Mike Johnson 4th Thursday - TBA 5th Thursday - Don Jacobson   Check out the show... Read more

Air Cascadia

Every weekday from 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM.  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

An Evening of Afrotainment

Every Saturday from 7:00 PM to 10:00pm. 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 African Diaspora by Black artists-worldwide. All genres...from Afri... Read more

Armando Puentes

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

Art Focus

Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Art Focus features interviews with artists, curators, gallerists, writers and other art people. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the podcasts.   Please send inquiries and questions to   Read more

Artists Rising

Every first and third Saturday from 3:00 AM to 6:00 AM. The Facebook page to link your music or discuss the show:   Read more

Astral Traveling

Every Sunday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Past guests: Phil Ranelin, Micheal White, Brian Auger, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Rob-Swift, Kid Named Miles, DJ Nobody, Derf Reklaw, Dwight Tribble, Lee Fields, Wunmi, Orgone, Hot 8 Brass Band, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Teppo Mäkynen, Dr.... Read more

Autonomy Hour

Every first and third Thursday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. 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: *okay okay, i'm one minute ... Read more

Beloved Community

Produced for Beloved Community
In his 1959 Sermon on Gandhi, Dr. King said: “The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community, so that when the battle’s over, a new relationship comes into being between the oppressed and the oppressor….The way of violence leads to bitterness in the ... Read more

Between the Covers

Every third and fifth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and every first, second and fourth Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM. A weekly show featuring interviews with locally and nationally known authors of both fiction and non-fiction. 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 call-... Read more

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

Bread and Roses

Every Friday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of opp... Read more

Buscando America

Every Tuesday from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Buscando America is a program aimed at educating and promoting action for  social   change through art, music, political and cultural debates and interviews, information on current events and opportunities in education, an space for a... Read more

Caravan of Glam

Every 4th Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Read more

Cascadia Coffeehouse

Featuring a variety of folk, roots and Americana music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites.  Join us every second and fourth Friday morning from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM (usually alternating weekly with the Lark In The Morning show).  Follow us on Twitter @cascadi... Read more

Changeable Bulbs

  Every second and fourth Thursday from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM. Homemade Cassette Mixtapes, Beats, Live Sound Collage, New & Old music, Warming Vibes. Read more

City of Women

Every first and third Friday from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM. Music voiced by those who identify as women with sonic, atomic sounds from cities everywhere. A special focus will be made on local bands,urban, electronica and noise. 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

Democracy in Motion

Second Friday of every month from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Read more

Democracy Now!

Every weekday from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The program is hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez and produced out of the Downtown Community Television Center, a community media center in New York City’s Chinatown. Democracy Now!... Read more

Disability Awareness

Every fourth Monday from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM.   A monthly show about issues affecting people with disabilities and their communities. Read more

Ditch Digger

Every second and fourth Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. 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. Las noticias que a veces no se escuchan en otras partes, y en cuanto a economia, les voy a decir ... Read more

Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura

Every second and fourth Thursday 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.  Read more

Ear to the Streets of Portland

Every first and third Thursday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Tune-in to ‘Ear To The Streets of Portland’. This program will have conversations around organizing in the Black/African community in Portland and surrounding areas in Oregon, and music of all genres in free-form. Th... 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

Evening News

Produced for Evening News
Every Monday through Thursday from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM, and Friday 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM. It's the non-corporate, volunteer-powered news you won't hear on commercial media. Call 503-231-8032 x203 or e-mail: newsdirector [at] to learn how you can help report, produce, ... Read more

FA Radio

Every Tuesday from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.  Read more

Fight the Empire

Every first and third Thursday from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM.  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 are we doing in the world? What are we doing to the world? ... Read more


Every Tuesday through Friday 10:15am to 11:00am.  Investigative News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein from KPFA, community radio in Berkeley, California. Flashpoints is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine. Through original reports and some of the key invest... Read more

Folk Espresso

Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Folk Espresso, early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week. Read more

Food Show

  Do you eat? Then you'll love the KBOO Food Show. Airs on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11 AM. Read more

Free Culture Radio

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 promotes the use of any drugs, nor condemns people... Read more

Grateful Dead & Friends

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

Gremlin Time

If you're looking to hear a good story, tune in Gremlin Time.  The bedtime radio show for grown-ups, broadcasts on the 3rd Monday of every month.  Sad stories that make deep people happy. Tales of action & mystery to challenge the intellectal. Funny stories for the serious ... Read more

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Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. This is a show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues relative to African people and our experiences, in ways that promote positivity, awareness, and pro-activity.  We (who host the show) are currently located in ... Read more

Hard Knock Radio

Every Weekday, 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  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 co... Read more


Every 1st and 2nd Monday from 11:00am to 11:30amr/ 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 ever... Read more

Heavy Metal Vomit Party

Airs Fridays 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am . Alternates weekly with Pandæmonium. 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 style. Enough obscuritie... Read more

Higher Reasoning Reggae Time

this program is livicated to bringing International Reggae word, sound power to the massive, airingearly Sunday mornings...  late night Saturdays? tune in! love and respect ~ bless 3-6 am evry Sunday morning, & whenever there's a 5th Saturday inna month we begin at 12 am...... Read more

Holland Hour

Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am. This show alternates weekly with Italian Hour. Read more


2nd and 4th Fridays from 3:00am to 5:30am. Alternates with Artist Rising. BreAna, John, Adam and Julie along with a rotating cast of visitors bring you this bi-monthly collection of music and debate. Tune in the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 3 to 6am to listen to b... Read more

Islamic Point of View

Every Sunday from 8:00am to 8:30am. Spiritual Read more

Italian Hour

Sundays 9:00 to 10:00. This show alternates weekly with Holland Hour. Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon

Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm 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 jazz artist or musical theme is showcased from 2 to 3 p.m.... Read more

Jazz Lives!

Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm 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 door policy for all serious jazz musicians and jazz movers and groover... Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush

Every Tuesday from 10:00pm to midnight.   Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush is presented by your hosts DJ Anjali and 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.  Anjali and... Read more

Kitchen Table Conversations

  Kitchen Table Conversations is a spontaneous, Live talk radio program focused on discussing important current events and how they are impacting our community and all of us individually. This is not a new concept! I, Mary Postlethwaite, started Kitchen Table Conversation ... 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. La Ruleta (The Roulette) is a music show, sometimes in english, sometimes in spanish, focused mainly, but not exclusively, on underground, hard to find, i... Read more

La Voz de la Comunidad

Every Sunday 3:30pm to 4:30pm. News, music, general information, interviews  Obras de teatros, entrevistas, informaciones para la comunidad, entrevistas, todo lo que concierne a la comunidad  latina. 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 Fernando Gapasin and Anne McDonnell 3rd Mondays Nick Bubb ... 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

Life During Wartime

Wednesday 10:00pm to midnight. Alternates weeks with Dr. Zomb's Radio Obscura. Life During Wartime started in 1995, and is on every other Wednesday night from 10 pm until midnight (PDT), here on KBOO. We play DIY Punk And Hardcore records, have live bands, and do a  local s... Read more

Locus Focus

Every Monday from 10:15am to 11:00am. 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, forest management and all the other things that matter in ... Read more

Lounge World

Every Monday from 1:00am to 3:00am. kboo's nu-jazz, broken-world, down-tempo, pro-peace dance music party - featuring your curator - MC dj AKA Chintzy Schmaltz Read more

Madness Radio

Every 1st Monday 11:30am to 12:00pm. 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 conventional perspectives and mainstream treatments, and also... Read more

More Reggae!

Every other Wednesday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am More Reggae! Alternates with The Blooming Universe. Read more

More Talk Radio

Every Monday from 8:00am to 9:00am. 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 Morning from 3-5:30am 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. Live guests ... 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. We play the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and we bring you information about local shows and festivals! Read more

Music Without Borders

Every Sunday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Read more


Every Monday from 2:00am to 3:00am. NEKROPOLIS - Are you a Nekropolitan? Nekropolis KBOO, 90.7 Portland is an eclectic mix of mostly electronic, world, hip-hop, experimental, local and new music.....oh yeah, and covers. Music starts at midnight Sundays duri... Read more

News from the BOO

Every Wednesday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm. 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, and Thursday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm. 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, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Every Monday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Program Blog The Old Mole burrows down to the roots of the great issues of our time – the struggles of ordinary people for democratic and sustainable ways of life.  The Mole goes where corporate media fear to tread, supporting grassr... Read more

One Land Many Voices

Every 4th Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.                                Mohammed Nabil and Maxine Foukson explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel and the conflict there from a human rights centered perspective.     Read more

One Two, One Two

  Every Friday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.   First Friday: Abangatang Radio with Klavical. Second Friday : KBOO Youth Collective The KBOO Youth Collective is open to anyone uner 21. We'l focus on youth hip hop community groups in the first hour, and then expand for the seco... Read more

Oregon Community Media

Oregon Community Media: Independent community radio and media working in collaboration to better serve Oregon. OCM is composed of over 20 local and independent community broadcasters. Read more

Pacific Underground

Produced for Pacific Underground
Every fourth Friday at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Pacific Underground is a show by Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) taking the mic into our own hands. There are nearly 225,000 APIs in Oregon. But in one of America’s whitest states, the issues that impact us simply aren’t cov... Read more


Airs Wednesday nights midnight to 3:00am. Alternates weekly with Heavy Metal Vomit Party. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heav'n of hell, a hell of heav'n. Read more

Pastures of Plenty

Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, John Kellermann 2nd Wednesdays, Ed Mellnik third and fifth Wednesdays,  John Risley 4th Wednesdays. Audio archives are available for two weeks. Search this site for "Pastures" to find earlier playlis... Read more


Every Sunday from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. For over 25 years on KBOO, the Pathways interview program has offered lively, original conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation. Over the years, we have been honored to bring to KBOO listeners some of the bigg... Read more

Persian Hour" Art and Music Show

Every Sunday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Persian Art and Music Read more

Plugged In

Every first and third Friday from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM. DJ Tronic hosts the Plugged In show on KBOO the first and third Friday of each month from 10pm - 12am PST.  Tronic does a live DJ mix in the studio featuring the latest in deep house, house, techno, tech house, b... Read more

Poetic License

  Every first Monday from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Poetic License: The liberty taken by an artist/writer in deviating from conventional rules to produce a desired effect.  In this one hour show, the first Monday of every month, Turiya will explore the spoken word arts. Join h... Read more

Poetry And Everything

Produced for Poetry And Everything
4th Monday from 10pm  - 11pm Hosted by Portland writer/poet Judith Arcana Guests will be Portland poets, nearby poets, faraway poets, pairs of poets, groups of poets - maybe even folks who are not poets, all of them reading and talking about poetry (and everything).     Read more

Political Perspectives

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

Portland General Eclectic

Every second and fourth Monday from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM. 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 festival on the radio in the middle of the night! Now in it's 23rd ye... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

  Sundays 10-11am Pacific Time       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. Upcoming shows: September 4 - Chaim hosts Sept... Read more

Positively Revolting

Every Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. Hosts Ani and Lyn talking about a variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective.  Call in and voice your thoughts, ideas and opinions on today's topics. Read more


Every second and fifth Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. 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 members of our community, especially t... Read more


Every first, second and fourth Thursday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, and every third and fifth Thursday from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM. PressWatch is a weekly counterpropaganda and Left opinion program hosted by Theresa Mitchell; expect analysis, alternative news, humor, and transgend... Read more

Prison Pipeline

Produced for Prison Pipeline
Every Monday 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM. 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 justice system, address the root causes of cr... Read more


Every third Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The show features two local members of Portland’s Queer and Trans Communities of Color (QTPOC).  The goal is to increase support for Portland’s Queer and Trans Communities of Color and the intersectionality of these identities. ... Read more

Radio Lost and Found

Radio under the Influence

Every Thursday from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM. Questionable content from the A.V. Squad   Read more


Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!   Read more

Recovery Zone

Every 4th Wednesday of each month, from 11:00 to 11:30 in the morning.  Healing Our World Everywhere we look we see a world in trouble--environmental degradation; war, torture and militarism; corporate greed, poverty and economic injustice;  a negligent media--and all of i... Read more

Red Eye Sunrise

Airs 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am Wednesdays. Alternates weekly with Somethin or Other. "A Late Night Radio Show that plays Night Music: Music that wakes up when the sun goes down Music that sounds like the electronic building blocks of society Music that makes you remember ... Read more

Right 2 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

Rise when the Rooster Crows

Every Thursday from 5:30am to 7:00am. Folk and traditional musics from a variety of sources including early country recordings from the 20s and 30s6/6/2013 Playlist 6/20/2013 Playlist Read more

Roots of Rock & Roll

Every Friday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Rare & Vintage recordings of Rhythm & Blues, Jump Blues, Rockabilly and "Doo-Wop" from the "Birth Of Rock N' Roll" thru the 50's and early 60's.  With your alternate Hosts:  Dale Farr, Eric Isaacson &  Guest Hosts. Read more

Rose City Native Radio

Every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  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 on shows check out our faceb... Read more

Shocks of Sheba

Thursdays from 12:00pm (noon) to 2:00pm. Alternates weekly with World Beat Connection. 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 now... Read more

Somethin' Or Other

  Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from midnight to 3 am The world of music is literally just steps away as DJ Rock Solid and his comfortable footwear tackle the KBOO music library to bring you a free-form mix of rock, blues, folk, jazz, reggae and anything else that sounds goo... Read more

Sounds Unsound

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 12:00 am to 3:00 am Old and obscure recordings and new releases.  Read more

Special Programming: Music

A variety of music specials aired throughout the year. Read more

Special Programming: Other

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

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Stage and Studio

Every Tuesday from 11:00am to 11:30am.  Host/Producer Dmae Roberts.  Aired Live from the KBOO studio. Each week Dmae Roberts talks with performing, literary and media artists from the Portland Metro area as well as around the Northwest.  As a two-time Peabody award-winning... Read more

Sub-Human Intellect Theater

Every 2nd Monday of the month from 11:00pm to 12:00am. Sub-Human Intellect Theater is back on the air at KBOO! Making radio sound like a child's play. Follow the show on Facebook for all the latest news and clips from previous episodes, as well as stream full episodes on... Read more

Sudden Radio Project

Last Monday of every month, 11:00pm to 12:00am. Tune in the Fourth Monday of every month for a new episode!  Read more

Swing 'n' Country

Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am.  1st Saturday -Michael Helwig - Playing a mix of country, western, western swing, folk, gospel and rockabilly. 2nd Saturday - Gary Baysinger - Cowboy Blues 3rd Saturday - Wayne and Kathy - Variety of Country, Western, Western Swing, ... Read more

Talk Radio

Talking Earth

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

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show

Every Tuesday from 8:00am to 9:00am. Call-in talk radio covering politics, history, and the state of the zeitgeist, with a liberal dose of listener comments. Read more

The Asterism Rest Area

Fridays from 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am. Alternates weekly with The Sacred Circle "Temenos" It's Infinitely Late at're still Awake?  Perhaps barely waking...  Whatever the reason, tune into the Rest Area for an ever-changing mix of popular song, noise, and ... Read more

The Bike Show

Every 1st Wednesday of the month from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).  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 listener. We take an in-depth look at cycling and transportation as they a... Read more

The Blooming Universe

Every other Wednesday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am Music Music all kinds of music Read more

The Confessional

Produced for The Confessional
Every Sunday from 12:00am to 2:00am.  Each of us has secrets, guilt, and shame we carry with us. These little (and sometimes big) secrets weigh us down, hold us back from reaching our own individual potential. Sometimes we hide these secrets to avoid being judged by other... Read more

The Dawn Patrol Variety Hour(s)

Fridays from 3:00am to 5:30am. Alternates weekly with City of Women.  Nick Towle and Logan Manser are originally from California and Alaska, respectively. They took markedly different paths that led them to here, but both ended up in the Rose City for their mutual love of a... Read more

The Digital Divide

Every 2nd Friday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon). How do the latest technologies affect our communities? How can we use science to benefit society and how do we keep it from harming us? KBOO's The Digital Divide attempts to answer these questions and ask a few ... Read more

The Dirtbag

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

The Film Show

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 11:30am to noon. Formerly known as Behind the Screen, the name of the show has changed but no... Read more

The Gospel and More Program

Airs Sunday mornings from 6:00 to 8:00 AM You can contact me JJ Johnson @  The Gospel and more program we support the food and clothes pantrys in our community,if you need food or clothing you can call the Oregon Food Bank @ 503-282 0555 and the... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour, Or Two

Every 5th Monday of the month from 10:00pm to 12:00am Tuesday. Many of our late-night deejays have been accused of belonging to a cult led by Aleister Crowley. That's only half right. We're member of a cult, and this cult is led by a Crowley, however, it's not Aleister. Rat... Read more

The Melting Pot

Tuesdays from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. 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 Elect​ronic​a with Samples, Instrument​s and Vocal​s from across the continents.​​ It showc​ases Djs, Produ​cers,​... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Every Monday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.  The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern Folk, Blues, and more from both CD and Vinyl! Local  and Touring Bands often drop by the studio to p... Read more

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

Every Monday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Hawk and Retta bring you the Good Stuff.   American music at its best.  Read more

The Outside World

Every Saturday from 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am.  Read more

The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS"

Thursdays 12:00am to 3:00am. Alternates weekly with The Asterism Rest Area. Tune in on Alternating Thursdays @ Midnight and come in to The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" Radio Show with Diablo -Dirty Diablo Temenos =A sacred space where we can be ourselves without fear and the sou... Read more

The Songcircle

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring different genres and topics, or responding to the events of the day. Past guests include Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Elvis Cost... Read more

The Soundbox

Every Saturday from 10:00pm to 12:00am. Music and Mayhem via downtempo, hip hop, rap, drum n bass, beat breaks, and everything else EXCEPT the kitchen.  via art, and space and all that's happened inbetween.  The Soundbox focuses on Local Hip Hop Noise,  Abstract Originator... Read more

The State of Cannabis

The Underground

4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The KBOO Youth Collective was started to create and run The Underground — the public affairs show on youth issues. The Underground first aired on May 22, 2002, and has since covered a wide range of issues affecting America... Read more

The World of Jazz

Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 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 art-form and it's rich tradition. New ... Read more

Tiki Cha Cha Club

Every Tuesday from 12:00am to 1:00am. The Tiki Cha Cha Club is a musical dream-world - a place deep inside your mind - where everything old is new again - and you might even grow nostalgic for places you've never  been to before. Featuring music you've never heard before. 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 cubre noticias locales, ... Read more

Transpositive PDX

1st Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  - See more at: 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  - See more at: 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:00p... Read more

Ubu Hour

Produced for Ubu Hour
The Ubu Hour, inspired by Alfred Jarry's absurdist Ubu plays, airs experimental radio theater with dada/Surreal elements Read more

Veteran's Voice Radio Show

Every 3rd Friday of the month from 9:00am to 10:00am. 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. Read more

Voices for the Animals

  Every 4th Monday of the month from 11:30am to 12:00pm.   "Voices for the Animals"  is a monthly half hour  program that tackles the issues around animal rights, with interviews of front line activists who are working to make a difference in the lives of animals arouond ... Read more

Voices from the Edge

Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am 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 call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversati... Read more

Water World

Produced for Water World
Please join Me, Kristin Yount, for a monthly discussion about water policy and politics. Privatization, assumed and official water rights, ignored treaties, industrial pollution threaten our water supplies. More than ever the health of our aquatic biome must be addressed. O... Read more

Waterfront Blues Festival

Annual event benefiting the Oregon Food Bank, and broadcast live by KBOO Radio! 2016 dates are July 1st - 4th from noon to 10 pm each day. More info Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio

Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am Read more

Words and Pictures

Every 2nd 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

Youth Randomonium

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 Youth Talent like TEEATH,  and IDOL T... Read more