KVNF's live stream is moving! We have a new stream service provider & a higher capacity for simultaneous listeners. The link for our stream remains the same - just click the 'Listen Live' button on any page at KVNF.org to open the Player, and then click 'Play.'
(If you hear the opening underwriting announcement but the live stream doesn't start, you may need to clear your browser cache & then reconnect.)
Many of are listeners aren't aware that what makes us special as a community radio station is our DJs. All of the DJs you hear, playing the music that you love and that keeps you going through the day, they're all volunteers. They come in when they can, they schedule their lives around our music shows, they are the roots of our programming. Without them, this wouldn't be KVNF.
KVNF is part of Rocky Mountain Community Radio, a 16-member coalition of community radio stations in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico that share content.
Last week, KVNF participated in a the RMCR Conference in Carbondale hosted by community radio station KDNK.
As part of the conference, KVNF’s Laura Palmisano, RMCR's Bente Birkland, and KUNC’s Brian Larson, talked about the nitty-gritty of reporting and the effort and hurdles that aren’t heard on the radio. The program was hosted by KDNK News Director January Jones.
Announcing a unique KVNF Fundraising Event: The San Juan String Fest on September 5 - 7, 2014 in Ridgway
Have you ever wanted to go on a music cruise, such as a Blues Cruise, or a Folk Music Cruise, but didn’t want to travel that far to get on board? Book your passage now for an exclusive “Americana Experience” at the Chipeta Solar Springs Lodge in beautiful Ridgway Colorado.
KVNF has a new online method for signing up for volunteer activities, and you're going to love it.
Volunteer opportunities are organized on the "Sign Up Genius" website as 3 separate signups, that correlate with the 3 different events happening this summer; the summer concert series, Cherry Days CD/Record sale, and the BMW Rally.
Taking nominations now for that special guy you'd like to see crowned as Mr. KVNF.
KVNF members will vote for their favorites during our Spring Pledge Drive, coming up in March. We'd love to see all kinds of guys--all shapes, sizes, ages, personalities, etc.-- vying for the title. So... start sending us names by commenting below.
A flock of flamingos broke out of the Washington, D.C. Zoo and appear to be headed towards Paonia, Colorado traveling via KVNF's airwaves. They’re expected to land on the 90.9 frequency in Paonia on February 1st.
While the details of the birds' escape remains unclear, they’ve been identified as a group of activists out to give a leg up to community radio. Their activism tactics will include staging stand-ins in resident's front yards and employing the silent treatment.
This Saturday, December 7th at the Paradise Theater, KVNF is screening a series of documentary films on the Pass the Mic project, featuring the full-length interviews our youth reporters conducted themselves.
The event is free and open to the public, and runs from 3-4 pm.
I recently spoke to Ali about the project, and what she’s learned from working with youth reporters.
Congratulations to Kevin O'Brien, the winner of our raffle contest for the 7 day, 6 night trip to Fiji!
Kevin and a (very, very special) guest of his choice will be traveling to the tropical paradise of Fiji for a luxurious stay at the Koro Sun Resort, Fiji's premier adventure resort on the island of Vanua Levu.
At Thursday night's annual meeting, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and Amber McDaniel called Kevin to surprise him with the good news. He said his heart was beating out of his chest!
The new programming schedule you've been hearing about is now live. Head over to our Schedule Page to see the schedule, or just take a look at it below!
Democracy Now! has been moved to 3-4 pm, and most of our public affairs programming can now be heard from 6-7. We're ecstatic to bring you Radiolab, one of the most cutting-edge radio programs on the airwaves (fun fact - Radiolab Live is coming to Denver the weekend of November 1st!)
As the KVNF Fall Pledge Drive wraps up, we want to again express our sincere thanks and gratitude for all your support of this station. It's been an incredibly heartwarming week talking to all of you and hearing why you value community radio. This is your community radio station, and you've all shown it this week with your generous contributions.
Your donations go directly into our operating expenses and paying for the quality programming you hear every day.
It's here! The KVNF Fall Pledge Drive Kicked off this morning and runs through Saturday, October 12th.
Pledge Drives are hugely important to community radio stations like us - your support makes up our largest source of funding. To put it simply - we wouldn't be here without you! Your donations go directly to everything from daily operating expenses to paying for the informative and entertaining programming you hear every day.
On Thursday evenings at 7pm throughout the summer, KVNF LIVE! broadcasts a summer concert series from the towns of Ouray, Ridgway and Paonia. This summer's schedule includes performances by these fine musicians:
The 2013 summer new member pledge drive is in full swing this week from 7/15- 7/19. We wanted to give you a good look at the gifts available for a pledge of $50 or more to KVNF. Modeled by our friendly staff and volunteers, here they are!
Change. Only six letters, but they string together to create one of the most powerful words in our language, and one of the most potent forces in our world.
Being a person with a strong bent toward etymology, I like to trace the origins of words as a means of unfolding their inner power. Like so many words in the English language, “change” comes to us from the Latin word cambire, meaning to exchange or barter. What a timely metaphor for KVNF’s 2013 Spring Pledge Drive!
Curtis Stigers returns to the Montrose Pavilion on Saturday, January 26, to celebrate KVNF and Hospice. The audience has been asking for his return since his performance nine years ago. Curtis, a modern Sinatra, takes a mix of standards and modern pop tunes and transforms them into swinging jazz tunes.