Blues

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Emmylou

Airs at: Sat, 06/22/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Blessed with a crystalline voice, a gift for phrasing and a creative spirit, few artists had as profound an impact on contemporary music as Emmylou Harris. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country Saturday morning and hear a whole mess of Emmylou. Try it, you'll like it.  Read more

Blues Junction on 06/08/19

Airs at: Sat, 06/08/2019 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Blues Junction
We lost a giant this week. Musical Shaman Malcolm "Dr John" Rebennack. Rock In Peace, Good Doctor, RIP... The last 2 tracks are on the first 15 minutes of this week's "Afrotainment" if you want to listen. The rest of her show is also freakin' awesome, fyi. Read more

Luther Russell Live!

Airs at: Fri, 06/07/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
On this week's show, we're excited to welcome singer-songwriter Luther Russell, who spent some of the '90s on the Portland scene, to discuss Stumptown then and now, and hear some songs from his brand-new Fluff and Gravy Records release, Medium Cool, solo-acoustic style. Plu... Read more

Look Who's Blue

Airs at: Sat, 06/08/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  In 1958, a song called Oh Lonesome Me, turned out to be one of the surprise hits of the year. It established Don Gibson at the heights of the pop and country  music world. He soon followed with other classics such as Sea of Heartbreak and I Can't Stop Lovin You. Tune in ... Read more

Summertime Country Music

Airs at: Sat, 06/01/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 5/31/19

Airs at: Fri, 05/31/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and the last one before Portland's annual Waterfront Blues Festival. Since Mr. Jones's Neighborhood airs only on the 5th Friday of the month, we're celebrating the festival a little early this year. As usual, KBOO will be live broadcasting... Read more

Mayday Music

Airs at: Sat, 05/04/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country

New reissue reveals Van Morrison at a mid-career peak

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
On today's Songcircle, we'll dive deep into the new, three-disc expansion of Van Morrison's 1997 album, The Healing Game, which unearths a treasure trove of rare and previously unreleased material, including collaborations with roots-music legends John Lee Hooker and Carl P... Read more

Music from the Library

Airs at: Sat, 04/06/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
We're playing tracks we found at the Multnomah County Library! Read more