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Celebrate 70 Years with Kansas Public Radio!

Kansas Public Radio began our first day on the air as KANU on September 15, 1952, and this year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the station that has brought you the music, news, and entertainment you've known and loved for seven decades. Help us commemorate this special milestone with a year of exciting events!

JULY 15 - CINEMA A GO-GO 
Cinema a Go-Go returns to Liberty Hall for a night of outrageous films!

JULY 28 - KPR ICE CREAM SOCIAL
A KPR member-exclusive event, including an evening of ice cream, treats, live music and more at Maceli’s! Members will also have the opportunity to claim their very own KPR 70th Anniversary mug as thanks for their support.

SEPTEMBER 15 - LIVE DAY
It’s Kansas Public Radio’s 70th birthday! Help us celebrate with a day of live music performances at the Lawrence Public Library, all broadcast on KPR. Featuring a special performance by Destiny Ann Mermagen at the Lied Center Pavilion, as well as a pre-show reception.

SEPTEMBER 23-30 - FALL FANFARE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Support Kansas Public Radio during our annual Fall Fanfare Membership Drive.

NOVEMBER 4 - THE MOTH
NPR’s award-winning radio program “The Moth” is coming to the Lied Center, featuring a night of stories you won’t want to miss.

DECEMBER 1 & 2 - SOCKTACULAR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Support Kansas Public Radio during our third annual Socktacular Winter Membership Drive.

DECEMBER 10 - BIG BAND CHRISTMAS
KPR is thrilled to welcome back our Big Band Christmas concert! Celebrate the season and dance the night away with KPR hosts and staff at Liberty Hall.

DECEMBER 16 - CINEMA A GO-GO 
Cinema a Go-Go returns to Liberty Hall for a night of outrageous films!

MARCH 3 2023 - ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Enjoy an evening of classical music with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Orchestra at the Johnson County Community College Midwest Trust Center.

SPRING 2023 - CLASSICAL TOP 70
Count down KPR listeners’ top 70 classical music pieces! Voting via kansaspublicradio.org.

SPRING 2023 - SPRING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Support Kansas Public Radio during our Campaign for Excellence Membership Drive.

MAY 4 2023 - TRAIL MIX CONCERT
Enjoy folk favorites with Trail Mix host Bob McWilliams and KPR staff at Maceli’s.

Some dates and details subject to change. More information on the year of events coming soon!

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
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785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org