KEOS Community Radio

Pledge Drive

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Seeking support

Most of KEOS‘ operating funds come from you, the listener, and through September 20, we’re conducting a pledge drive to raise those funds to keep bringing you the great programming we’ve presented for almost 20 years. Because of generous matching donations, every dollar counts for two. When a live DJ is on the air, you can call us at 979-779-5367. Any time, day or night, you can pledge securely online¬†and make it a recurring donation. Or just go old school and mail us a check at P.O. Box 78, College Station, Texas 77841.

Plass Press Release 2014

For the fifth year in a row, KEOS has received a grant from the Plass Arts Foundation to help cover the costs of airing the popular syndicated program “World Cafe,” hosted by David Dye. We are honored to receive this grant and wouldn’t be able to air “World Cafe” without it! Download the full press release here.

Talkin About the Blues

At the recent Navasota Blues Festival, KEOS program director Jay Brakefield sat down with performers Justin Johnson, Doug MacLeod and Texas Johnny Boy to explore their history with the blues and how they feel about playing this vital American music. Here’s what they had to say, plus musical samples from Muddy Waters and Texas’ own Blind Willie Johnson.

Talk about Roots Music

Tune in to “KEOS Review” at 6 p.m. today for an interview with Navasota Blues Fest performer Justin Johnson, who will kick off this weekend’s festivities with a free workshop on cigar-box guitars.

Temple Freda – Interview Audio

On “KEOS Review” on Wednesday, July 29, host Jay Brakefield aired an interview with A&M physics professor Dr. William Bassichis about the upcoming restoration of Temple Freda, a century-old Jewish temple in downtown Bryan. Here’s the interview.

To get more information and to pledge a tax-deductible contribution to the restoration of Temple Freda, please contact Lindsey Guindi, director of strategic projects for the city of Bryan, by phone at 979-209-5130 or by email at lguindi@bryantx.gov.

Temple Freda – Synagogue restoration

Listen to “KEOS Review” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, to learn how Temple Freda, a century-old Bryan synagogue, will be saved from decades of decay. Listen at 89.1 FM or right here at keos.org.temple-freda-top2

Landon Evans Band Live at KEOS Bell Studios

The Landon Evans Band, a local group that mixes traditional classics and Texas Country favorites with original tunes in the honky-tonk tradition, stopped by for an interview and mini-concert during KEOS Review at 6 P.M. of Wednesday, July 16th.

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KEOS Review Bryan City Council Interview

Bryan City Council members Rafael Pena (left) and Al Saenz are interviewed on KEOS Review about their opposition to a proposed charter  amendment to allow voters citywide to select single-member district representatives.

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Choro Das 3 Interview on Listen Globally

Choro das 3, three outstanding women musicians from Brazil who play traditional Brazilian instrumental music, were interviewed by KEOS’s Andy Kirkendall, host of “Listen Globally,” prior to their Wednesday July 9, 2014 performance at the Grand Stafford Theater in downtown Bryan.

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Discussion on new Blinn Campus Location

KEOS program director Jay Brakefield interviews opponents of the proposed creation of a new Blinn College campus in the Lynntech building in College Station.Texas A&M professor John Lawler, neighborhood association founder Henry Wittner, retired A&M Press director Stetter and Realtor and developer Patrick Siegert share their concerns about the potential impact on the Raintree and Emerald Forest neighborhoods and express their preference for a site in Bryan. Blinn officials declined to be interviewed but provided a written statement to be read on the air.

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