Programs A-Z

  • In-depth reporting that transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • 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 ignored or...

  • “As the Worm Turns” features interview with local gardeners Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen. Tips and tidbits from these interviews are posted here, and our listeners can make comments and ask questions in the comments forum below.

  • The Best Cure for the Blues is the "Blues". Join Todd & Cynthia every Tuesday for their unique insights into blues music and a rockin' good time.

    You can join the Blues Air Force by making a dollar a day pledge, $365...

  • The Capitol Coverage Project is an effort of Rocky Mountain Community Radio, a group of non-commercial public and community radio stations mainly in Colorado, with stations in Utah and New Mexico.

    For the past nine years the project has...

  • Confessions of a Heavy Thinker is a short feature created by Angus Stocking, whose intention is to loosen the listener's grip on fixed beliefs, so that more pleasant beliefs can be selected and implemented. In addition to Confessions,...

  • Jazz from A to Z and beyond, with sounds that range from down-in-the-basement mellow to trans-galactic genius.  Geitz Romo with his encyclopedic knowledge always puts it down right, often on precious vinyl. The Hurricane defines the word...

  • CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any...

  • Tune in each Wednesday from 10 am to 1 pm as Sally, Rob or Adam take you on a journey through an array of Roots music including Alternative Country, Bluegrass, Newgrass, Jazz, Oldtime, Swing, Americana and the like…

  • Party on through Friday night from 9:30 to midnight with Steve, Goold or The Jaws spinning a wide range of rock.

  • E-town features performances from many of today's top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us.

  • DJ MJ, Bob Thomas and Megan MacMillan  help you get through your Friday by starting your day with an upbeat variety of musical genres that make you feel good.

  • Start your Monday off right with Donna or Patrick bringing you a wide range of rock, folk and soul music.

  • Celebrate the world beat Wednesday evenings with World, Latin, Reggae, and lots more.

  • Join Betty for a rousing mix of music on Monday mornings!

  • True jumpin' juke joint cajun zydeco musique, tinged with a whole lotta soul and blues from New Orleans, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and beyond. This is one of KVNF's gems of a hard-drivin' full-tilt boogie show. Proudly brought to you by...

  • 2-minute commentaries by Jim Hightower, America’s most popular populist. He is a best-selling author, public speaker, and political sparkplug who learned from his daddy, W. F. Hightower, that “Everybody does better when everybody does better.”...

  • Spend a relaxing Sunday evening with Annette Pretorius, Annette Choszczyk, Georigia Finnigan or Geoff Morton bringing you Classical music with their unique flairs and styles.

  • KVNF is proud to be the anchor station for iSeeChange in Colorado.  iSeeChange is in its new season, one of the few projects to renew it's participation in Localore, a national public media initiative produced by AIR (the Association...

  • Tune in as Gayle plays you the best in folk music.

    PLAYLISTS (go to the Tuesday in question, and click "Just Us Folk")

  • Tune in to KVNF’s Chautauqua every Monday for KCRW’s weekly provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture with hosts Arianna Huffington, Tony Blankley, Matt Miller, and Robert Scheer.

  • KVNF has teamed up with Lost Cabin Productions to  create a series of videos entitled the "KVNF Field Sessions." 

    The videos feature top notch visiting and local musicians performing a live set in a unique western Colorado...

  • Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and during All Things Considered for regional news from KVNF.

    KVNF's Patricia Naft, Jake Ryan and Laura Palmisano bring you regional news weekdays at 8 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. (You can also subscribe to...

  • Disfrute de una tarde de la música hispánica y conversación con Jose y sus huéspedes cada lunes a partir del 7:00 al 10:00 P.M.

  • In-depth local public affairs reporting and interviews from around the KVNF listening area.  Local Motion airs on Tuesdays from 6-6:30 pm, and is hosted by Ali Lightfoot.

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning...

  • Highlighting a different generation of music every week, this show is a hoot. Listen for your favorite "generation".

  • Sundays 9-10am. Each week, this life-long learning program series presents leading-edge thinkers, scientists, artists, healers, ecologists, spiritual leaders, and social architects in award winning, deep dialogues. It is the longest running,...

  • Linea Abierta from 10-11 pm, followed by Noticiero Latino and Pulso de la Tarde. Produced by Radio Bilingue.

  • Steve brings you the newest music at KVNF and highlights local artists and those visiting the Western Slope area, every Monday afternoon.  Campbell adds his perspective on any fifth Mondays.

  • Tune in to Woman Powered Radio Tuesday nights for a look into each woman's unique perspective offered through music and poetry.

  • Tune in Thursday nights for a variety of musical treats.

  • Mosey on in to KVNF Saturday afternoons 12-2:30 to enjoy the bluegrass treats served up by Lauren, Bain, Page, Dave or a variety of guest DJs on Pickin’.

  • Follow Don & Wally,  SparklePony or  DJ Lil' J through the magical world of children’s music and stories they create each Saturday morning.

  • Each weekday, the Pulse of the Planet radio series provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sound.

  • Tune in Saturday afternoons at 2:30  as Cody Purcell or Michael Wason two-step you ’round classic country sounds old and new.

  • KVNF's original reporting covers a variety of issues affecting the Western Slope - everything from environmental and energy issues to breaking news and statewide legislative debates. We also feature content from our

  • Groove on into KVNF Thursday afternoons and get down with Katy or Jill cueing up a variety of GROOVY music!

  • Get your Saturday evenings off to a funky start and party down with a variety of groove.

  • Ryan, Chris, Amber and Tamara will put you on the full-tilt boogaloo on KVNF's dancing-est show. Music that puts some pride in your stride, groove in your move, and WILL fill the holes in your soul. Guaranteed.

  • Take a trip back in time with Felix to the era of Big Band and swing music every other Sunday and then climb aboard Flight 124 with Captain Dennis for 50′s and 60′s music on the alternate Sundays.

  • Talkin’ Music,  brought to you each Thursday, highlights local or locally performing musical artists from a variety of genres with interviews, music and live performances.

  • You Never Know!

  • This show of shows is a white hot mega blast of wig singeing rock & roll, hip shakin' soul music, and industrial strength rhythm & blues. It is the music that moves through you like electricity, the music that uses you as lightning rod,...

  • Skip and Captain Clearwater lead you on a musical journey exploring a variety of genres every Thursday morning.

  • Spend a relaxing and creative Sunday morning exploring meditative, inspirational, and uplifting music from global spiritual traditions and contemplative musicians.

  • Get ready for the weekend by rockin' out Friday afternoons with Christie, DJ Muffin, Ashley K, or Clark Kent as they throw down a variety of rock and blues music.

  • It's modern, kinda hip. It's rock, indie and folk. It's the Sweet Sound. Thursday mornings from 8 to 10 . Tune in for an earful of sonic goodness.