Blues

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An evening with Brian Granse: Radio Premiere of "Broken Glass", dedicated to George Floyd.

Airs at: Fri, 06/25/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/26/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
We will review some of Brian Granse's singer, sonwriter's career, from his American Nobody era to his most recent single releases from 2020 and his most recent, Broken Glass, radio premiere of this composition dedicated to George Floyd. Join us and enjoy this selection of l... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Ty Curtis and Ryan Sadler

Airs at: Fri, 06/25/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we preview the upcoming 2021 Waterfront Blues Festival "Upriver" which runs from July 2nd through the 5th at a new socially-distanced location -- the Lot at Zidell Yards. It's a little different than previous Waterfront Blues Festivals, but after the pandem... Read more

Summer At Last

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato is set up in the back yard  with lots of music to enjoy the summer. Read more

Pre Summer Moods

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
It's June in Portland, yet summer is still appears to be a long way away. Fortunato presents two hours of music to help you wait for summer to get here. Featuring Dinah Washington, Jo Stafford, Lee Morgan, Wynton Kelly June Christie, Red Garland and many others. Read more

Rhythm Shack Summer Special

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Rhythm Shack
With summer officially starting next week, Mike Fisher is bringing you a special summer theme show on the next Rhythm Shack!  Tune in for 2 1/2 hours of music dedicated to summer, sunny days, the beach & vacationing - and boy, do we need that now!  Roots Rock, Indie Rock, A... Read more

Blues Music Awards Nominees

Airs at: Sat, 06/05/2021 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Blues Junction
This show will feature nominees for the 2021 Blues Music Awards in the categories of Acoustic Blues, Piano, and Blues Rock. Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends Early Years

Airs at: Sat, 05/29/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Features music from 1966 and 1967, when the Grateful Dead transitioned from the Warlocks Read more

Rhythm Shack 5/31/21

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Rhythm Shack
  Woo hoo!!!  We can soon do all the crazy things we used to do!  Today's show is dedicated to finally starting to get back to normal, live music coming back, traveling, etc, etc with the pandemic restrictions winding down!... Tired of Being Alone, Turn Me Loose, Set Me F... Read more

Singin' the Blues

Airs at: Sat, 05/29/2021 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Singin’ the Blues   Lock up your guns, put away any sharp objects, and tune in KBOO.fm Saturday morning for three hours of headaches, heartaches, and tears in your beers. We've got the blues, Swing & Country style.     Read more