KPTZ Programs

Concerts in the Barn

Barn LandscapeFree concerts at the longtime location of the Olympic Music Festival. This weekend Aug 27 & 28 at 2pm. Hear Alan Iglitzen, host of the series, and originator of the Olympic Music Festival, interviewed by Al Bergstein.

Alan Iglitzen -3

On Tossed Salad , with Phil Andrus, Friday in the Noon to 1pm hour,
and on Saturday at 11am, and Sunday at 10am. Join us and honor Alan and his service to our community.

Dance Poster with Logos

Vigil in PT for Orlando

Hear the voices of Port Townsend, at the Vigil on Tuesday June 14 for the Orlando Shooting Tragedy.  Marcia Perlstein and Steve Evans were there and brought back sounds and feelings from the gathering.  Listen to it.

Saturday June 18 at 10:30am and on our podcast page.

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Barney Burke hiatus 2016

BURKE KPTZ feature web size 2016

Barney Burke has been hosting the Friday Night Blues since KPTZ’s first broadcast in 2011.

But after 290 broadcasts, he’s taking a sabbatical until 11 November 2016 because he’s running for re-election to our local public utility, Jefferson PUD. “It’s a good rule for radio and a good rule for elections,” Barney said of FCC regulations on broadcasters who run for public office.

As you can see in this photo, Barney is a fan of Howlin’ Wolf, but he plays all kinds of blues from Delta to Chicago and acoustic to electric, and yes, eclectic. He welcomes feedback and suggestions at

Thanks to everyone who made our 5th Birthday Concert a smashing success!

Concert Director: Tim Quackenbush
Talent Scout: Bill Kiely
Sound: Everett Moran, Doug Warren
Back Stage: Chris Bricker, Ellen Bonjorno
Sponsors, Raffle: Shannon Davis
House Manager: Nora Petrich
Hosts: Bill and Kathy Mercier, Dick Keenan, Jo Quackenbush, Keri French, Mari Mullen
Ushers: Don and Oma Landstra, Diana Talley, Deb Munro, Leslie Aickin, Oceana Sunshine
Sound Recording: Sonny Flores
Videography: Al Bergstein
Mistress of Ceremony: Ruby Fitch

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