KGNU Radio Week: May 19-25

We’re excited to announce the inaugural “KGNU Radio Week”, a citywide celebration of our station’s vibrant impact on local culture.

From May 19 – 25, KGNU is presenting a series of engaging programs and events featuring iconic cultural partner organizations and locations throughout Boulder. 

This year’s Radio Week features a dynamic lineup of events, including live music performances, interactive workshops, special live broadcasts, community celebrations, and much more.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with station staff, learn about volunteer opportunities, learn about community-oriented cultural organizations and businesses, and learn how they can play a role in shaping the future of community radio.

We hope you will join us throughout the week to celebrate the power of community radio!

Stay connected with KGNU on social media for updates and behind-the-scenes content.

KGNU Radio Week Event Lineup


Indigenous Mobile Recording Studio Workshop

Sun, May 19, 3-5pm

A free and public workshop hosted by the Mobile Recording Studio for Indigenous musicians to record their creative work with industry professionals at

KGNU’s Boulder studios, 4700 Walnut Street, Boulder. RSVP on Facebook


The Vipers on Kabaret Live from Roots Music Project

Tues, May 21, 6-9pm

The Vipers live on Kabaret from Roots Music Project. Enjoy a bite from Lenin’s Pizza Food Truck. Doors / Reception at 6pm, live broadcast 7-8pm, with another set up music until 9pm. Free.

Roots Music Project, 4747 Pearl Suite V3A, Boulder. RSVP


KGNU 46th Birthday Party: Station Tour and Reception

Wed, May 22, 9:30am – noon

A celebration of KGNU’s 46th birthday with OZO coffee, cake, and conversation about community radio and how to get involved.

KGNU Boulder Studios, 4700 Walnut Street, Boulder


Afternoon Sound Alternative Live Broadcast from Paradise Found Records

Thu, May 23, 12 – 3 pm

A live broadcast from Boulder’s iconic downtown record shop, featuring 2x Westword Best of Denver Radio DJ Iris Berkeley.

Paradise Found Records, 1646 Pearl St, Boulder


Destination Freedom: Black Radio Days Live Broadcast and Performance at the Boulder Public Library

Thu, May 23, 5 – 8:30 pm

KGNU and No Credits Productions present “The Voice of the Spirit is Clear,” a radio play from the Destination Freedom: Radio Days series, where poignant narratives from the African-American community come to life.Join for a reception in the lobby of the Canyon Theater ahead of the broadcast.Free, with suggested donation.

Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater, 1001 Arapahoe, Boulder. RSVP to guarantee seats.


Community Art Opening & Reception with Boulder Open Studios

Fri, May 24, 6 – 8pm

A community art opening at the Boulder studios featuring artists from Boulder Open Studios, including a reception catered by Savory Cuisines.

KGNU Boulder Studios, 4700 Walnut Street, Boulder


Live Broadcast from the Boulder Creek Festival

Sat, May 25, 12 – 6pm

KGNU broadcasts its legendary Saturday music programming live from the Boulder Creek Fest, including TerraSonic with Joel Davis, Reggae Bloodlines with Donovan Makha, and African Roots with Ewket.

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This May 1st and 2nd, we’re encouraging you to give and to publicly express what KGNU personally means to you.

We join other public and local stations across the country for this second annual event. It’s your forum to support and champion how KGNU connects with your values.


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