It’s no secret that the outbreak of COVID-19 has taken a toll on the local music scene. Beloved venues have closed their doors, social distancing measures have limited audience engagement, and performers have had to deal with the loss of a crucial aspect of their lives. With no other choice, Lincoln musicians have spent the past 10 months applying their creativity to finding new ways to perform, rehearse, and interact with the community.
A New KZUM Program Archive is now available! This archive allows you to listen to KZUM programs for 2 weeks after they first air on 89.3 KZUM - In their entirety. If you miss one of your favorite shows or perhaps you just want to revisit one you've already heard, now you can enjoy it with the new ARCHIVE!
KZUM was part of a national conversation with dozens of other community radio stations, facilitated by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. The goal was to seek out roadblocks, create support and define a path toward a more equitable industry. The result was the formation of a nationwide cohort of stations who are committing to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as organizational priorities. On July 16, 2020, the KZUM Board of Directors unanimously voted to join this important cohort.
The Other Side of Now - Full Session // BCN Live from the Storm Cellar
This is the Podcast of the Lincoln Calling Panels. The Lincoln Calling Panels include topics like innovation, inclusion, responsible consumerism and many more. All Panels were recorded in front of a live audience during the annual Lincoln Calling Festival.
Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit fair trade retail organization that works with artisans in over 30 countries all over the world. Learn more about this local KZUM Partner in the first of our Underwriter Spotlight videos.
This will be the second year of the Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival which aims to create transformative musical performances reflective of the strong, musical roots, diversity, community and history in Nebraska and especially in Lincoln. How it seeks to do this is by gathering international and local musicians for concerts of innovative programming from the classical repertoire and folk traditions from all over the globe that have found their home in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Dau Nguyen and Phuong Tran discuss the importance of "The Vietnamese Community Radio Show" and the services provided for the Vietnamese community of Lincoln.
Since moving to Lincoln in 1984, Deb Andersen has hosted "The Wimmin's Show" on KZUM, sharing her airtime with countless voices and providing a platform to thousands of artists over the years.
Beginning this week, Friday evenings on KZUM will feature a new roots rock/outlaw/psychobilly program, "In the Garage," and an extended time slot for "HonkyTonk Heroes."