SPR began broadcasting KPBX 91.1 on Jan. 20, 1980. As part of the birthday celebrations, the new studios at the Fire Station No. 3 will host a trio of live music broadcasts the week of Jan. 20, 2016.
Wednesday, Jan. 20 during Morning Classical 10-11 a.m. we hear the Spokane String Quartet: the first ensemble to play live at the first home, the Hoban Building. SPR takes our programming full circle.
Thursday, Jan. 21 during The Guitar Hour 11 a.m. - Noon, Leon Atkinson hosts Seattle guitarist Andre Feriante in advance of his concert at the Jacklin Center.
Friday, Jan. 22 during Jazz for a Friday Afternoon 1-4 p.m. Villa Blues & Jazz performs, featuring Heather Sharp Villa and Eugene Jablonsky.
For more live music, come to the Fire Station Open House on Saturday, Jan. 23 where Paul Grove will provide guitar for those wanting tours of the new location.