Past SPR Events

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy The Zonky Jazz band! We had a blast dancing to the music in the beautful St. John's Cathedral. Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved in this KPBX Kids’ Concert.

Thanks to: St. John’s Cathedral and their Dean, The Very Reverend Heather VanDeventer and colleagues; The Zonky Jazz Band and their leader Garrin Hertel; Event donors: Numerica Credit Union, Harvard Park Children's Learning Center North and Rocket Bakeries; A grant from the Johnston-Fix Foundation; Hearn Brothers Printing; and Spokane Public Radio volunteers and members.

 

40 years of Spokane Public Radio! Thank you for coming out and celebrating with us! 

This year marks SPR's 40 year anniversary. Join us at the station, 1229 N Monroe Street, to celebrate our birthday, have some light refreshments, and enjoy live music by Brent Edstrom and Brian Flick.

The open house will be from 3 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22nd.

This December, SPR will be making sure you are kept entertained and informed, no matter the weather. We have a ton of fantastic holiday programs prepared for you to keep you in the holiday spirit.

Grammy-winning composer and fiddler Mark O’Connor will be at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox this winter, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. He has created several arrangements of Christmas classics and fashions a wondrous mixture of both instrumental and vocal music in bluegrass and other American music genres. Concertgoers will be treated to fresh takes on traditional songs with a few original compositions as well. 

  Spokane Public Radio will host its annual open house on Wednesday, December 4, giving community members a chance to meet staff and program producers, see the studios, and find out more about programming. You can get a tour of the historic fire station, check out our music libraries, and poke your head in our studios where the radio magic happens! Meet the people you hear on the radio and enjoy snacks and Cravens Coffee.  

  

 

Thank you for another successful and fun-filled KPBX Kids' Concert!

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved in our latest KPBX Kids’ Concert, including: 

  • The Spokane Area Youth Choirs and Le Donne
  • Westminster Congregational Church
  • Event donors: Numerica Credit Union, Harvard Park Children’s Learning Center North, Rocket Bakeries, and SPR Members with a grant from the Johnston-Fix Foundation
  • Hearn Brothers Printing
  • Spokane Public Radio volunteers and members

Thanks to everyone who helped make the annual Fall Folk Festival a success, which kicked off Saturday, November 9 with a free concert broadcast live on KPBX from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Paula Poundstone kept audiences roaring with laughter at the Bing Crosby Theater on Thursday, November 7.

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved with the production of our recent event with Paula Poundstone.

Thanks to: Comedian and Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me! panelist Paula Poundstone as well as her agency, APA Talent and Burns & Burns.

Ever wonder what it looks like at Spokane Public Radio during a pledge drive? Here's a peek behind the scenes of our Fall 2019 drive!

If you haven't already, take a moment to make a pledge after you check out these photo collages.

Thank you for your support!

 

 

 

The Twelfth Annual SpokeFest is On Its Way!

  Thank you to everyone for helping to make Sister Songs happen!

Special to thanks to River Park Square and all the vendors there, to our event donors  Harvard Park Children's Learning Center NorthNumerica Credit UnionRocket Bakeries, and a grant from the Johnston-Fix Foundation, and thank you to everyone who came out to watch and the volunteers who helped make it happen. Thank you! 

Premiering

September 13-14, 2019 – The Vista House on Mt. Spokane
October 3, 2019 – The Lens at Spokane Public Library

(Also broadcast live on KPBX 91.1, Oct. 3rd at 7:00 p.m.)

“I wonder if there is an exact moment
When I gave up the idea of permanence.”

On Saturday, July 20th, KSFC will help commemorate the incredible achievement of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with a variety of programs taking a look back. KSFC will be providing listeners with a binge-worthy afternoon of near-nonstop Moon programming. Four programs will be presented back to back and a fifth program will air during Director's Choice, all covering a wide variety of topics relating to the historic day and the people who made it possible. The programs begin at noon. 

North Idaho College's campus hosts the annual Art on the Green each summer, and SPR will join the fun Aug. 2-4. The SPR booth will have ticket giveaways, station information, and more.

Art on the Green is a celebration of art and community in the northwest. Taking place solely on the old Fort Sherman grounds on campus, it has become a marketplace and performance space. More than 135 visual artists take part, and many regional performers take the stages -- many have been heard in recent years on KPBX.

Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review

 

SPR hosts a table at the Fall Arts Preview before the Spokane Symphony's free Labor Day Concert on Monday, September 2, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. in Comstock Park. Stop by to say hello and enter to win some free tickets to an upcoming event!  

SPR staff, board members, and volunteers love meeting with visitors and talking about what's coming up on the air, events, and our ongoing news and arts coverage.

May is Bike Everywhere Month, and Spokane Public Radio is proud to once again be the exclusive Media Partner, highlighting bike commuting to work, school, and everywhere! Join us all month long for bike friendly events!

Selected students competing in the 2019 Musicfest Northwest Festival will be invited by their adjudicators to perform live in the SPR Performance Studio May 15-17, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on KPBX 91.1 FM during Classical Music with Verne Windham.

Join Spokane Public Radio for a special screening of Monterey Pop at the Bing Crosby Theater on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. 

On Saturday, June 15, 1 p.m. Spokane Public Radio hosted an afternoon of bluegrass and gospel music with Kevin Pace & the Early Edition at the beautiful event space on the 3rd floor of the Downtown Spokane Public Library, overlooking the Spokane River.

2019 Homelessness Forum: Hour One

Mar 25, 2019

Click here for hour two of the forum

Spokane Public Radio reporter Steve Jackson hosted a panel of regional experts to discuss the current state of homelessness in the Inland Northwest, as well as future initiatives.

2019 Homelessness Forum: Hour Two

Mar 25, 2019

Spokane Public Radio reporter Steve Jackson hosted a panel of regional experts to discuss the current state of homelessness in the Inland Northwest, as well as future initiatives.

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved in our Celtic Dance Party at the KPBX Kids’ Concert.

The first KBPX Kids' Concert of 2019 will feature a performace by the Spokane British Brass Band at St. John's Cathedral in Spokane (127 E 12th Ave) Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m. Join host Verne Windham and the Spokane British Brass Band on a musical journey through the British Isles!

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone that helped to make the 2019 Record Sale a succes, including all the individuals who brought donations to our studios and drop off locations.

Spokane Public Radio hosted its annual open house on Thursday, December 6th, giving community members a chance to meet staff and program producers, see the studios, and find out more about programming. 

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved in our latest KPBX Kids’ Concert: 

 Mark your calendars for January 26 for the first KPBX Kids’ Concert of 2019 featuring the Spokane British Brass Band at St. John's Cathedral.

Photo: Janean Jorgensen

Thank you everyone who helped put on the KPBX free concert and live broadcast from the 2018 Fall Folk Festival.

Spokane Public Radio would like to thank everyone involved in our latest Kids Concert. THANKS TO:

Join us for the next KPBX Kids’ Concert for a musical journey through 150 years of ragtime, blues and Americana by pianist Scott Kirby,  November 17,  1pm at the Music Building, Spokane Falls Community College.

SPR hosted a table at the Fall Arts Preview before the Spokane Symphony's free Labor Day Concert on Monday, September 3, 2018.  from 4-7 p.m. in Comstock Park. 

Staff, board members, and volunteers for the station love meeting with visitors and talking about what's coming up on the air, events, and our ongoing news and arts coverage.

The Season Preview is organized by the Spokane Folklore Society, giving performing arts groups in the region an opportunity to connect with those who believe in the importance of the arts.

The free concert starts at 6 p.m. The Spokane Symphony Orchestra has a tradition of playing parts of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Sousa's Stars and Stripes Forever, among favorites from the world of pop, Hollywood and Broadway to highlight the upcoming season.

North Idaho College's campus hosts the annual Art on the Green each summer, and SPR joined the fun Aug. 3-5. The SPR booth had ticket giveaways, free drawstring backpacks for kids, crafts, and freebies.

Art on the Green is a celebration of art and community in the northwest. Taking place solely on the old Fort Sherman grounds on campus, it has become a marketplace and performance space. More than 135 visual artists take part, and many regional performers take the stages -- many have been heard in recent years on KPBX.

Pages