Music

40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020

  KBOO is broadcasting the virtual Cathedral Park Jazz Fest LIVE July 17-19!   Like jazz, life in the time of the pandemic is about improvisation. For the first time since its inception in 1980, the swinging sounds of the 40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020 will ... Read more

New Light

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
We have a lot of winter ahead of us, but the days are getting longer, and the first blooms of the new year have started to open. This is a season of hope as we emerge from the darkness.  Rise when the Rooster Crows features traditional North American folk music, with its ro... Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush 15-Year Anniversary Special Part 4 featuring DJ Anjali

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 10:00pm - Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am
For the final week of celebrations of the 15-year anniversary of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush on KBOO we got DJ Anjali back into the studio for a nearly hour-long mix on the show she co-founded and hosted for twelve years. Thanks for 15 years of support, Portland community and ... Read more

Tito: Quetzalcoatl; Luis Perez: En el Ombligo de la Luna; Aristeo: Iluminador

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Three essential recordings from the electronic music/ethnic rock from Mexico:   Tito: Quetzalcoatl, from 1977, recorded in his bedroom on a 4 track mixer, recently reissued in Spain on LP, is a very sought after LP by colectors.   Luis Perez: En el Omblisgo de la Luna, an... Read more

Classical Music Across the Centuries: #287

Airs at: Sun, 01/24/2021 at 8:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Third Floor
TTF Program 287 January 24, 2020 Hour One  Sheppard:  Deus tuorum militum (The Sixteen, dir. Harry Christophers) 3:10 Delius:  In a Summer Garden (BBC Symphony Orchestra, dir. Michael Francis) 16:16 Tchaikovsky:  The Voyevoda (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, dir.... Read more

Pop goes The Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns to start a whole new week. Fortunato has lined up a lot of familiar pop artists, many in live performances of their hits. Sade, Simply Red, The Bee Gees, Chris Issak, Santana and many others. Also, cover vesions by Pomlamoose, Sarah Nemitz, and the Surfr... Read more

Tecnopal, Short Wave, Dean Style.

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 01/23/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
El grupo Tecnopal, Short Wave de San Luis Potosí y Dean Style. Read more

It's a New Dawn, It's a New Day, and We're Feeling Good

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Welcoming in the new President (and kicking the old one to the curb) with help from Nina Simone, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Maya Angelou, Tom Jones (covering Todd Snider!?), Janis Ian, Simon & Garfunkel, Dan Bern, Chumbawamba, Anti-Flag, and more, including two breat... Read more

The Gift of Classical Music: #286

Airs at: Sun, 01/17/2021 at 8:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Third Floor
The Third Floor is a classical music program like no other, featuring a mix of choral, vocal, and instrumental music hand-picked by producer and host, Bill Cromwell.   The Third Floor presents arias, motets, anthems, sonatas, concertos, suites, and symphonies for a rich lis... Read more

Heavy Metal Vomit Party 1/21/21

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2021 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Heavy Metal Vomit Party
Heavy Metal Vomit Party's very first episode of 2021, in which we explore several decades and metal subgenres, and worship at the altar of the almighty riff.  Read more