Long time KZUM Programmer, Scott Colborn, passed away on March 30, leaving a hole in the hearts of his family, friends and devoted fans. Scott was the host of the Saturday morning talk show Exploring Unexplained Phenomenon, which would have celebrated 36 years on air in October. Having been with KZUM since 1984, his passing will be felt deeply in our organization.
KZUM is proud to partner with Basement Creators Network to help bring weekly, locally-produced, live stream concerts. These weekly concerts are live starting at 8 p.m., every Wednesday. You will be able to join in the live chat here on KZUM's website when you visit kzum.org/BCN.
“Hola Comunidad” is a new podcast aiming to connect with the spanish-speaking community in Nebraska to address health topics such as diabetes, cancer and many others.
The Metal Maniac organized another benefit concert for KZUM. This year's benefit featured two nights of music and featured about 18 bands. We now have photos available from the weekend's concert.
The Metal Maniac, host of the Metal Manifesto, has organized a two-day benefit for KZUM on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.
Host of Women's Blues & Boogie shares some fond memories of her Long-time Friend and Fellow KZUM Programmer, Tom Dayton, ahead of her dedication to "The Promise Breakers."
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been utilized to ask the public to show financial support to their favorite local (or national) nonprofits; this tradition is called Giving Tuesday. KZUM operates as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) radio station. As a nonprofit, KZUM is a candidate for Giving Tuesday.
Basement Creators Network is a live stream concert series, free for local Nebraska and touring artists to get their music out to the public. During live streams viewers are able to leave tips, comments and questions for the band making BCN a music discovery platform.
The Commonwealth podcast released its first episode the in September. Each new episode has been released every Monday since and can be heard on KZUM.org. The Commonwealth focuses on entrepreneurs, artists and athletes who are leading disruptive change.
Live in Lincoln is a new concert series in Lincoln that showcases live music every Thursday night at ChezSoDo on 11th and K Street starting at 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. It’s a free event showcasing a different band band every Thursday.