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Bobbi Nickles and Jere Canote Perform Live

Please join KPTZ in welcoming Bobbi Nickles and Jere Canote to the Trinity United Methodist Church in Port Townsend on Thursday, May 23 at 7pm. Bobbi Nickles is a Port Townsend based fiddler who has performed in old-time, Irish, jazz, and contradance bands. Jere Canote is a multi-instrumentalist who can play the guitar, banjo, ukulele, and harmonica. They met in Port Townsend and discovered in each other kindred musical spirits! They specialize in lively fiddle tunes, antique swing and blues, and country songs old and new. This concert is the next installment in our Candlelight Concert series and will be simulcast on 91.9 FM KPTZ.

Early Music at the Grange Concert

KPTZ is pleased to co-present the next installment of Early Music Series at the Quimper Grange in Port Townsend on Saturday, May 25 at 2pm. The “Return to Potsdam” will be presented by Schola Galante, an ensemble playing on instruments appropriate to the time period. Schola Galante will focus on music from the court of Frederick the Great, ruler of Prussia from 1740 to 1786. The music from this time period greatly influenced subsequent generations of composers such as Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.

County Connections

(Airdate: May 17, 2024) Jim Burke welcomes Caroline Galloway, Clerk of The Board of County Commissioners and Adiel McNight, Deputy Clerk of the Board. They discuss what it is they both do to help the Board, the Courts and Jefferson County run smoothly.

Brewocracy Now ~ 5/16/24

KPTZ’s Taylor Clark and co-host John Mauro (Port Townsend City Manager) talked with Bill Wise, Steering Committee Chair of the Housing Solutions Network about Workforce Housing: what it is, why it is important, what we can do to improve housing availability. Bill specifically asked all of us to take a survey to help understand where we are as a community on this topic. The survey is available here.

Bird Nests, part 1

(Reprise airdate: May 15, 2024) Please join host Debaran Kelso and guest Dr. Geoff Hammerson as we go on a field trip looking for bird nests (Part 1 of a two-part program),

Silk 18

(Airdate: May 14, 2024) Yang Guifei was too much of an incredible distraction to the Emperor and he lost interest in governance. The rebel army stormed the gates, and the emperor and his entourage fled the capital along the same road we’ve been traveling ourselves….