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John B. Rayner, an African-American populist leader who lived in Calvert, Texas, more than 100 years ago.

Tonight on “Brazos Valley Beat,” listen to Jay Brakefield interview Greg Cantrell of TCU, a history prof, about John B. Rayner, an African-American populist leader who lived in Calvert, Texas, more than 100 years ago.

Plus we will talk about arts happenings, Texas Independence Day, and more. Tune in at 6 p.m.: 89.1 FM, or catch it on computer at keos.org.

Valentine’s Day Surprise

Give a Valentine’s Day surprise!
Tell your sweetie how you feel with a song.
On Valentine’s morning, call Rockin’ Billy between 7.00 and 8.45 a.m. & request your special tune.
That’s KEOS, 979-779-5367!

KEOS announces two new shows on Saturday morning!

KEOS announces two new shows on Saturday morning! If That Ain’t Country’s Year in Country Music from 7am-8am and Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour from 8am-9am 

Tune in with Western Red for If That Ain’t Country: featuring the very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from the golden years through to modern times. Spread the word.

Celebrating Rockabilly, Blues, Roots, Surf and early Rock & Roll!

 

Sweet Eugene’s & KEOS 89.1 FM’s Profit Sharing Event

Come have a cup coffee and a pastry to support KEOS 89.1 fm Local Community Radio at Sweet Eugenes on February 9th, from 2.00 PM – 7.00 PM.  Tell the cashier, when you pay, this is for “KEOS” Let us know you are coming on the KEOS Facebook Event

Help KEOS make this event a success by sharing this event with your friends.

Texas Standard on KEOS 89.1 fm Your Local Community Radio

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy New Year from the Volunteers at KEOS Community Radio!

Thanks to your support, 2016 has been a great year at KEOS, and 2017 is looking even better. We’ve added several new shows, ranging from local cutting-edge music such as The Twilight Special to informative and entertaining talk shows such as Good Books Radio and Economic Update.

With the help of an Arts Council grant, we brought you the second annual KEOS Lone Star Music Series concert, featuring Walt and Tina Mitchell Wilkins and Ben Morris and the Great American Boxcar Chorus, at the Grand Stafford Theater in downtown Bryan in June. We renamed our fall fund-raising concert the Lone Star Jam and presented the 14th in October at the Lake Bryan Icehouse. Both the Lone Star Music Series and the Lone Star Jam music events will return next year.

Your donations have also helped us move closer to our long-term goals of upgrading our computer system, improving our streaming quality and expanding our listening range. You can keep us moving forward by making tax-deductible donations at www.keos.org. (Even better, set those up as recurring donations.)

Thanks again for your support, and stay tuned for more great programming on KEOS!

Season’s Greetings!

As has become a holiday tradition at KEOS, we will begin playing all Christmas and Holiday Music at 6 PM on Saturday, December 24th, and run through 6 PM on Christmas Day.  Over the years our little Community Radio Station has become the backdrop for many family gatherings at this time of year, and it’s our pleasure to share this gift of music and holiday cheer once again.

Our Holiday mix comes from a library of over a thousand songs, including not only traditional Christmas music but also Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and even a song or two about Festivus.  Also in the library this year will be Metal Christmas music, contributed by our very own St. Patrick.

Tell all of your friends about the KEOS Holiday Music Festival!  And don’t forget, you can listen online at www.keos.org on your computer, and on the Tunein Radio app no matter where you are!

Be SAFE and MERRY!

Merry / Happy Everything to everyone from KEOS Community Radio!

Longtime KEOS Volunteer Karen Kraft Meli has Died

karenAs many of you may have heard, longtime KEOS volunteer Karen Kraft Meli has died. Karen was a talented singer and voice actor who started our popular “Cafe Largo” program, which airs at 7 p.m. eachThursday.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 5  p.m. Saturday, December 17, at Hillier Funeral Home, 2301 East 29th Street in Bryan. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 217 West 26th Street in downtown Bryan.

Some of you may know Karen’s brother, Michael, a philosopher who’s often seen at the Village Cafe across the street from the church.

KEOS End of Year On-Air Fund Drive, December 9 – 18

2016-yearendfundraiser-fbIt’s the holiday season, and 2016 is coming to a close. Which means taxes loom just around the corner. KEOS offers you the opportunity to support your community radio station with a fully tax-deductible donation.

And to maximize YOUR gift,  a donor has offered each DJ who raises $50  in pledges a MATCHING GIFT of $20 for KEOS.

Call 979-779-5367 when your favorite DJ is on the air.

BETTER YET — Any time, day or night, pledge securely online at www.keos.org for a recurring or one-time donation.

And remember, if Uncle Sam got the best of you at tax time last year, it’s not too late to get a break this year.

Thank you for your support. It’s what keeps KEOS live on air.