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more info Our 88.5 FM signal will be off the air on Monday 8/17
Our 88.5 FM signal will be off the air on Monday 8/17  
At 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 17th, KGNU will take 88.5 FM off the air for approximately five hours while repairs are made to our FM tower. Listeners can tune in on 1390 AM and online at and We thank you for your patience.
more info DNC Special Coverage
DNC Special Coverage  
KGNU is pleased to bring our listeners a live stream of Pacifica's Special Coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

Tune in to KGNU's online broadcast of Pacifica's Special Coverage of the DNC from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on August 17, 18, 19, 20.

  • Pacifica Pre-Show 6 - 7 p.m. MT
  • Pacifica Live DNC Coverage 7 - 9 p.m. MT
  • Pacifica Post Show 9 - 10 p.m. MT

The link to the stream will be posted here before the event starts.

more info TRENDS Reporting Fellowship
TRENDS Reporting Fellowship  
The Community Foundation Boulder County, in partnership with KGNU Community Radio, is seeking applicants for the TRENDS Reporting Fellowship. Eligibility includes any communications professional, journalist, or emerging journalist focused on producing community-oriented, newsworthy information to support the local media landscape in Boulder County. All journalists and communications professionals interested in improving their work through an equity lens are encouraged to apply. We are looking for strong representation from historically under-represented communities.

Applications are due Friday, August 21 at noon. More information and application instructions are here.

more info Special Broadcast - Give Me Liberty: A Freemans Story
Special Broadcast - Give Me Liberty: A Freemans Story  
Hear Give Me Liberty, A Freemans Story - a live radio play performed on the KGNU Kabaret, Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm.

This performance is presented by No Credits Productions, donnie l. betts and Destination Freedom Black Radio Days.

Tuesday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m.

more info September Volunteer Orientation
September Volunteer Orientation  
Interested in learning the history, structure, and current volunteer opportunities at your Community Radio station?

KGNU holds our Volunteer Orientations on the first Thursday of every other month.

Sign up here to attend an online orientation on September 3rd at 7 p.m.

more info Live broadcast of "A Letter to America from Heaven from Emmett Till"
Live broadcast of  
No Credits Productions producer donnie l. betts and Destination Freedom: Black Radio Days will present a special broadcast of the radio play, A Letter to America from Heaven from Emmett Till, in remembrance of Emmett Till and his tragic legacy, broadcast live on KGNU, August 28 from 7:00-8:15 p.m.
Dazzle Restaurant, Aug 28, starting at 7:00 PM
more info Yard Bazaar
Yard Bazaar  
KGNU, the Open Media Foundation, and the Art District on Santa Fe invite you to join us for our Yard Bazaar September 4 and 5 at 700 Kalamath Street in Denver.
KGNU Denver studios, Sep 04, starting at 5:00 PM
KGNU Denver studios, Sep 05, starting at 10:00 AM
more info Sunday Live @ Five
Sunday Live @ Five  
While concerts and live musical events are minimal, we are hosting Sunday Live @ Five, a Facebook live concert series featuring local Colorado musicians.

Follow KGNU on Facebook to get updates about our musical guests each week, and tune in for KGNUs Sunday Live @ Five.

more info BUY ONE + GIVE ONE - Making a Difference Together
BUY ONE + GIVE ONE  - Making a Difference Together  
The effect of COVID-19 on businesses across the Front Range is especially disruptive to local charities and nonprofit organizations that depend on donations to provide critical services to our community. Losses in funding limits their ability to provide assistance and recruit volunteers. KGNU is offering a Buy One Give One underwriting promotion through September 30, 2020.

Read more to find out how you can help.

more info Don't Throw Away Your Cell Phones!
Don't Throw Away Your Cell Phones!  
The Wireless Alliance recycles cell phones. You can drop off your cell phone at KGNU or you can request a recycle box for your workplace. Partial proceeds from donated cell phones will benefit KGNU.
more info Are you experiencing issues with KGNU's signal?
Are you experiencing issues with KGNU's signal?  
If you are having difficulty receiving KGNU's signal, over the air or online, please let us know using this form.

Click here for stream issues.

We are constantly trying to improve our signals and coverage, and any information you can provide will greatly assist us.
more info Download KGNU Stream Player and Mobile App to Your Mobile
Download KGNU Stream Player and Mobile App to Your Mobile  
You may have noticed a new player when clicking the Listen link (above left). This player, developed by Radio Rethink, is mobile-friendly - click here for a quick tutorial on how to add a link to the player to your device's home screen.
more info Donate Your Old Car to Support KGNU
Donate Your Old Car to Support KGNU  
Donating your vehicle - car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle - is an easy way to support your community radio station. Avoid the hassle of selling it yourself, get a tax deduction, and help KGNU!

Call toll-free 844-KGNU-CAR (844-546-8227), and we'll take care of the rest.

more info KGNU Wishlist
KGNU Wishlist  
Check out our wishlist. We're always in need of various items to help update and improve our equipment around the station.

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