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Pussy Riot / used with permission

The Russian punk band and art collective Pussy Riot brought their Revolution tour to Albuquerque in March. One of their original members stopped by the studios at New Mexico PBS to talk about the group’s work opposing war and oppression.

The Generation Justice Music Show!

Apr 7, 2017
Generation Justice / www.generationjustice.org

Sun 04/09 7p: Join Generation Justice as we

Generation Justice Music Show!

Mar 31, 2017
Generation Justice / www.generationjustice.org

Sun 03/26 7p: Generation Justice’s show this week is all about music! Tune in as we’re dedicating the hour to our GJ DJs top song picks and continue with our Resistance Headlines. Don’t forget this Sunday is KUNM’s Pledge Drive! Tune in on Sunday at 7:00 pm on KUNM 89.9 FM, or online at KUNM.org. If you are unable to join us on Sunday, we do make our podcasts available Mondays on iTunes and Soundcloud. Don’t forget to rate us on iTunes!

Tania Goldfeder for Katie Stone

Sat 3/25 9a:  This week on The Children's Hour, the KUNM Kids will have a singalong with musician Kenny Bodkin.  Plus we'll continue to explore more women's history in America.  With great music, a family events calendar, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club, and so much more. Join us Saturdays from 9 to 10am for The Children's Hour!

Refugees Among Us

Jan 31, 2017
Rahim Alhaj

Sat 2/4 9a:  The Children's Hour welcomed virtuoso oud musician, Rahim Alhaj who played music for us talked about living as a refugee. The KUNM Kids found out what makes a person flee their home country, and how Americans have traditionally embraced people escaping dangerous situations. 

Empowerment Through Music

Jan 20, 2017
Generation Justice / Facebook

Sun. 1/22 7p: We welcome you to join us Sunday 1.22.17 as we dedicate the hour to music that moves us and women who inspire us. For this week’s production we highlight songs that reflect some of our core values; love, empowerment and action. Tune in at 7:00 pm on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at KUNM.org

Creative Commons, Wiki

Catch The Night Owl's debut show on Overnight Freeform tonight from 2am to 6am with a perfect mixtape to take you through the darkest hours. 

Resiliency Through Action And Music

Nov 11, 2016

We are in a critical time. More than ever, need to come together to cope and heal. This can only happen by opening our hearts with recognition, respect, and honor. Our shared survival is interwoven. This week, Generation Justice will focus on healing. First, we’ll chat with author and advocate Desiree Woodland about International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day coming up November 19th. Then, we’ll share some our favorite good music that heals our hearts.

JP Eaglin Worldwide Underground

A diverse group of black artists will gather this weekend to celebrate black culture. The Burque Noir multimedia and entertainment event at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque on Saturday October 15, 2016, features poets, musicians, and visual and performance artists.

Kate Russell Photography

The traditional folk music of New Mexico has been celebrated for the past 16 years at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe with Nuestra Música, a concert celebrating the music traditions of the state.

Rock & Rhythm Youth Orchestra, Robb Janov

On Sat. 3/5/16, we welcomed a few of the kids from the Rock & Rhythm Youth Orchestra to our studio. We heard about their big fundraising concert, happening 3/12/16 from 2 to 5pm at the South Broadway Cultural Center.  Plus, we had a live performance from Neil and Abby.  We've posted their songs here. Enjoy! 

Music & Community Updates

Feb 22, 2016

2/21 7PM: This past week we dedicated the hour to sharing music selected by our GJ crew! Take a listen to the songs that we can’t get out of our heads and the latest on what is happening in our community.

2.21.16 - Music & Community Updates

Feb 22, 2016

2/21 7PM: This past week we dedicated the hour to sharing music selected by our GJ crew! Take a listen to the songs that we can’t get out of our heads and the latest on what is happening in our community.

On September 25th and 26th KUNM Production Director Roman Garcia and team headed to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in the Barelas neighborhood of Albuquerque for the 11th Annual Globalquerque! Festival of World Music and Culture.

  The five-hour live broadcast could not include full performances, and a few artists were left out entirely.

Not to worry, we still recorded everything from all three stages, so browse the audio files below (categorized by stage they performed on), click, and enjoy!

Fri. 10/7 at 2:30pm: Jose Conde and the Nu Latin Groove join host Mary B for a live performance in the KUNM studios. But don't say we didn't warn you: one dose of their positively infectious rhythms and you won't be able to keep from dancing!

Los Reyes de Albuquerque is one of the longest lived and influential traditional New Mexican Hispanic musical groups. Co-founded in 1962 by Roberto Martinez Sr. and Ray Flores, Los Reyes has been presenting and preserving traditional New Mexican and Mexican folk music ever since.