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Every Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
Host by week of the month:

1 - Matt (Rolling Thunder Review

2 - Sun (Anthem of the Sun)

3 - Andrew (Unbroken Chain

4 - Phil G. (Forests of Fennario)  

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Grateful Dead Debut Openers

Airs at: Sat, 10/21/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
With a songbook encompassing nearly 600! songs, The Grateful Dead may have debuted more songs in concert than any other band.  Infrequently, this song debut also opened that show.  This special, which I've been sitting on for years until the time was ripe (pun intended), ce... Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends on 09/30/23

Airs at: Sat, 09/30/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Fresh From The Vine, Grateful Dead and Friends first Membership Show of the Fall Drive

Airs at: Sat, 09/23/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Phil G here, FRESH OFF THE VINE, (and not just the True Vine), KBOO's Fall Membership drive Starts this Saturday, September 23rd. KBOO Community Radio is celebrating 55 years on the air and we couldn't have done it without your support! To kick things off, I have a great a... Read more

When You're Nearly Dead

Airs at: Sat, 09/16/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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It's been quite awhile since I've played other bands performing music of The Grateful Dead, so this seemed like a perfect opportunity.  Today's show features my favorite national cover band, Joe Russo's Almost Dead (Archive) from shows earlier this year.  Expect scintillati... Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends on 09/09/23

Airs at: Sat, 09/09/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Grateful Dead and Friends on 09/02/23

Airs at: Sat, 09/02/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Grateful Dead and Friends on 08/26/23

Airs at: Sat, 08/26/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

PIVOT! a.k.a. 'Wait, what?!' - Part 2

Airs at: Sat, 08/19/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
*** Part 1 was in January 2023. The Grateful Dead were innovators, on-stage and off.   In concert, they were known for their extended group improvisations.  But I assert that equally important to their live shows was the way they connected songs in sequences of two (and o... Read more

Grateful Dead and Friends on 08/12/23

Airs at: Sat, 08/12/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Grateful Dead and Friends on 08/05/23

Airs at: Sat, 08/05/2023 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm