KEOS Community Radio

New Music Show–“The Twilight Special”

 

 

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KEOS is pleased to announce a new locally produced show.

Tune in Monday nights from 9 – 10 pm to catch “The Twilight Special”, a new show with local Host Kate Siegfried.

The foundation of Kate’s show is Indie, with specific attention to dream pop, art pop and rock, and Indie pop and folk, while balancing subtle influences from genres such as chillwave, Americana, indietronica, and contemporary baroque pop.

Economic Update show will air on Fridays at 4.00 PM

wolff154x154Economic Update is a weekly program hosted by Richard D. Wolff, Professor of Economics. Begun on a single Pacifica station in March 2011, it is now regularly played on nearly 60 stations nationwide. Wolff’s specialty on this program is to take complex economic issues and make them understandable, empowering listeners with information to analyze not only their own financial situation but the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life – wages, jobs, taxes, debts, interest rates, prices, and profits – the program explores alternative ways to organize markets, and government policies.

The show will air on Fridays at 4.00 PM, this Friday, 18 November 2016.

Economic update will displace Counterspin and Making ConactCounterspin will move to Thursdays at 4.30 PM in place of a repeat broadcast of This Way Out starting this Thursday 17 November.

A Derick Clark Tribute

dcKEOS and the Bryan-College Station community have lost a valued member with the death of Derick Clark. DC, as he was known, was a retired soldier who often read his poetry on Café Largo when it was hosted by Douglas Boone, then became a regular host when Douglas moved to Austin. The Poetry Man, who loved jazz, soul and R&B, waged a valiant fight against cancer and continued to appear on the air until he was no longer able to do so. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Jay Brakefield will pay tribute to DC when he hosts Café Largo at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 17. Friends and family are welcome to take part and share memories of this gentle warrior. Come to 202 East Carson in Bryan or call 979-779-5367.

KEOS Receives Plass Arts Foundation Grant

Brazos Educational Radio KEOS 89.1 FM has received a $5,000.00 grant from the Gilbert and Thyra Plass Arts Foundation to help cover the costs of broadcasting “World Café,” a popular syndicated program that airs on KEOS. The Plass Arts Foundation is a local charitable trust established to continue Thyra and Gilbert Plass’s life-long mission of supporting artists and ensuring everyone access to the arts. This is the seventh year that KEOS has been a recipient of a Plass Arts Foundation grant.

“World Café,” hosted by David Dye, has emerged as the premiere public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes indie rock, singer-songwriters, folk, alternative country, blues, and world music. “World Café” is produced by WXPN in Philadelphia, distributed by National Public Radio (NPR), and airs each Monday through Friday on KEOS 89.1 FM from noon until 2:00 pm.

“KEOS is pleased to have received a generous grant from the Plass Arts Foundation again this year,” said KEOS Board of Directors President Krista May, bod@keos.org, “‘World Café’ fits so well with KEOS’s mission of serving a diverse community and educating those in our community about the arts. Without the consistent support of the Plass Foundation, we certainly wouldn’t have been able to continue carrying a program like ‘World Café.’ We’re really grateful to the Plass Arts Foundation for their help over the years.”

Brakefield interviews the Mayoral Candidates for the City of Bryan’s 2016 Election

Jay Brakefield interviews the Mayoral Candidates for the City of Bryan’s 2016 Election.

Brazos Valley Beat is a live on-air talk show covering various topics happening in the Brazos Valley, Texas. Brazos Valley Beat is broadcast live every Wednesday from 6pm – 7pm on KEOS 89.1 FM College Station/Bryan, Texas following the Texas Standard Show. Follow us on twitter.com/BrazosBeat

KEOS LONE STAR JAM 2016

KEOS would like to thank the cities of College Station and Bryan as well as all the donors for their support of the 2016 Jam.

THANK YOU!

Eugene Eugene, Star Furniture, Suil the Potter, Arsenal Tattoo, Om Grown Yoga, LaSalle Hotel, Stage Center Theater, RX Pizza, Maddens, Martha Rose, Bird’s Nest, EmilyJim’s, Napa Flats, Carter Burger, Cafe Eccell, Brazos Natural Foods, IE Bags, Lloyd Joyce, Kinky Friedman, Lakeside Ice House at Lake Bryan.

SEE YOU AT THE LONE STAR JAM NEXT YEAR!

KEOS Lone Star Jam: Sunday, October 2

It’s time again for the annual KEOS Lone Star Jam (formerly the Volunteer Jam). This year, KEOS will close out the fall pledge drive on Sunday, October 2, at the Lakeside Icehouse at Lake Bryan (http://www.lakebryan.com) with a celebration of local music and community radio! Doors open at noon with the music starting at 1 pm. This year, we’ll also have a live auction (instead of a silent auction as we’ve had in the past). There is a $25 suggested donation at the door; all proceeds go to KEOS 89.1 FM.

Here’s the day’s line-up:

Stay tuned to KEOS 89.1 FM for details about live auction items and more!

You can find this Jam on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/795696490570168/ .

This program made possible in part through Hotel Tax Revenue funded from the City of College Station and the City of Bryan through the Arts Council of Brazos Valley

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Kinky Friedman Meet-and-Greet at Village Cafe to Benefit KEOS Community Radio

Yep, renowned raconteur and Governor Of The Heart Of Texas Kinky Friedman (www.kinkyfriedman.com) is once again touring his beloved state of Texas behind his first album of new material in 39 years, The Loneliest Man I Ever Met.  The legendary outlaw country singer/songwriter, novelist and Texas Jewboy recorded the Avenue A Records/Thirty Tigers disc mixing originals with interpretations of the music of his greatest contemporaries.  It has received rave reviews across the board, making it Kinky’s best and most popular release ever.

The tour starts in Bryan, TX, at the Village Cafe, 210 W. 26th St., on Tuesday, September 20th and finishes in Tomball on the 27th. Kinky will be performing solo, and his long-time pal, Brian Kanof, will be auctioning off bottles in every town of Man In Black Tequila (which is co-owned by Brian, Kinky and a third party) to benefit the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch.

Kinky Friedman has been a long-time supporter of independent, community radio, and he is generously donating proceeds from the meet-and-greet at the Village to KEOS 89.1 FM. Tickets for the concert only are $30, and tickets for the concert and meet-and-greet to benefit KEOS are available for $45. To get your tickets, stop by Village Café or click here to order your tickets online:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kinky-friedman-at-the-village-tickets-4401428792

The meet-and-greet starts at 6 pm, and the concert starts at 7 pm. Tickets will also be sold at the door if the event is not sold out by show time, so get your tickets today!

All of the volunteers at KEOS thank Kinky Friedman for his generosity and support of community radio over the years. We invite everyone to join us on September 20 at Village!

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KEOS ON AIR FUND DRIVE, 2016

 

September 16 – October 2

 

 

KEOS’s Fall Fund Drive begins September 16 and ends with a great line up at the KEOS Lone Star Music Jam, on October 2 at the Lake Bryan Icehouse.

 

During the drive we’ll be visiting on air with some of our favorite local musicians, including some you’ll hear at the Jam. Leavenworth will be on air with us, September 24th at 1 pm, to play a few tunes. Come by the station with your donation of $10 or more and pick up their new CD. Tune in to Bluebonnet Trail and catch John Prihoda.  Among the premiums we’re offering are two tickets to the September 20th Kinky Friedman Concert at The Village. Visit KEOS Facebook for updates on the drive.

 

We make it easy for you to donate — just go to keos.org and click DONATE NOW! to make a one-time or recurring donation. Or you can call 979-7795367 or come by the station with your donation at 202 E Carson, Bryan.


Thanks to our Listeners. You keep KEOS on air!


Manzy Lowry at KEOS

TUNE IN TO KEOS at 3 pm on Friday, September 9 to catch Jeff Cooper’s live interview with Manzy Lowry and hear a few of his tunes. Later that day, he’ll be performing at the Lake Bryan Icehouse.

Making his way in the footsteps of earlier songsters in the Texas music scene, singer/songwriter Manzy Lowry carries on the outlaw tradition of country soul and Texas pride. Original ballads are trademarks of his talent — his story-songs paint pictures of particular places in time, and they may just make you feel proud to be a Texan.

In 2014 Manzy Lowry was accepted into The Last Honky Tonk Music Series http://www.lasthonkytonk.org/ . A long-time supporter of KEOS, Lowry has performed at the annual KEOS Jam.


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