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Mission Statement

KBUT Community Radio exists to enrich and unify the Gunnison Valley through information, entertainment and community involvement.

Value Statement

KBUT Community Radio provides a non-commercial medium to our listening population and business partners that respects and strengthens the diverse fabric of our community.
KBUT is a community radio station serving Gunnison County, Colorado. We distinguish ourselves from commercial stations through a commitment to community participation, support and control. KBUT is licensed to Crested Butte Mountain Educational Radio, Inc., an IRS designated 501(c)(3).Broadcasting since 1986, KBUT serves the Gunnison Valley through diverse on-air programs, volunteer opportunities open to all community members, and ongoing support for the area’s nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Community radio is a significant facilitator of democratic ideals and civic participation and is an invaluable community resource, particularly for a rural and remote area such as Gunnison County.

KBUT is deeply connected to the Gunnison Valley community- we know the people, the issues and the history. KBUT broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is the most reliable source for timely information about local news, weather, arts and culture, political issues, recreation, the environment and emergency information.

KBUT strives to represent the diversity of lifestyles and attitudes found in Gunnison County. Over 80 volunteer DJ’s program a diverse mix of music including jazz, blues, rock and bluegrass. KBUT actively supports local musicians and independent artists and promotes the performances of local arts organizations, such as the Center for the Arts, Crested Butte Music Festival and the Gunnison Arts Center.

KBUT also provides a vital link to national and international news and information through affiliation with National Public Radio, Pacifica and Public Radio International. Trusted and reliable programs such as NPR’s “All Things Considered” and the BBC’s “World News Service” help to create an informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.

KBUT can be heard at 90.3 FM in Crested Butte, 88.7 FM in Gunnison and 94.9 FM in Almont.

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Leather Engraving
Aug 02 @ 9:00AM
Using leather photo album covers, Inga will lead students through the engraving process step-by-step. Students will begin by…
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CB Farmers Market Moving for Arts Festival Weekend
Aug 02 @ 10:00AM
The Crested Butte Farmers Market will be moving to the Crested Butte Nordic Center (near the Big Mine Hockey Rink) this Sunday,…
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BEATELS TRIBUTE, DOCTOR ROBERTLive @ Arts Fest 8.2
Aug 02 @ 3:30PM
Join Colorado's premier Beatles tribute band, Doctor Robert at the Crested Butte Arts Festival Sunday, August 2nd from 3:30 to…
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Sundays @ 6
Aug 02 @ 6:00PM
Join us under the big trees of Legion Park on the corner of Tomichi Avenue and Teller Street every Sunday evening, June through…
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Colin Lake
Aug 03 @ 5:30PM
Seven years ago while visiting New Orleans in the springtime, Seattle native Colin Lake met his future wife in the airport. The…
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Geek Week Keynote Speaker
Aug 03 @ 7:30PM
Indulge your curiosity at RMBL's Geek Week, August 3 - 7, 2015. This year's theme is 'The Future of Conservation'.…
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Gunnison Valley Youth Fiddlers
Aug 04 @ 10:00AM
Summer Session: Classes held the first two weeks of the month June: 2, 4, 9 & 11     July: 7, 9, 14 & 16  …
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Portrait Drawing
Aug 04 @ 2:00PM
Tuesdays, August 4 – August 25, 2:00 – 3:30 pm Drawing a self-portrait from life by using a mirror allows you to see…
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Canvases & Cocktails at Bonez
Aug 04 @ 4:00PM
Bonez and The Art Studio have teamed up this summer to bring you an exciting step-by-step painting class held in the relaxed and…
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Aug 04 @ 5:00PM
The urban, youth, and community gardens of Mountain Roots Food Project will host “You Pick Tuesdays,” starting August…
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