On the Air

Announcements of special broadcasts

Patty Griffin & Scrappy Jud Newcomb on the Big Bend region

On Saturday, Patty Griffin visited the KRTS Studios in advance of her benefit concert in Marfa that evening. She was joined by Scrappy Jud Newcomb. Griffin talked about the music industry, her love of Mavis Staples, and previewed her forthcoming album, … Continue reading

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Spring Membership Drive Underway – Support Non-Profit News Today!

We’re up and running with our Spring Membership Drive here at Marfa Public Radio, one of the very few times of year we ask for your direct financial support to continue bringing news, arts and cultural programming to all of Far West Texas. … Continue reading

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Introducing “Texas Standard” – News, Arts & Culture By Texans, For Texans

There’s a new weekday news, arts and culture program coming to the West Texas airwaves – Texas Standard. Produced at KUT in Austin, with collaboration from public radio stations in big cities and small towns across the state, Texas Standard brings West … Continue reading

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We’ve Freshened Up Our Schedule for the New Year

It’s a New Year and we’ve got a fresh new programming schedule we’re rolling out this month. The new long-form NPR show Invisibilia explores the hidden mysteries of the human mind and behavior. It’s hosted by Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel – radio producers … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Aural Dust – We’re Moving!

Update January 8: 91.7 FM in Alpine is up, but with limited power. Thanks for bearing with us through the move as construction continues at our “New Home on the Range” in Marfa – the new headquarters for Marfa Public Radio … Continue reading

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We Did It! YOU Did It!

We’re so proud and happy to announce that this year’s Fall Fund Drive was a huge success – thanks to you!  Thanks to your tax-deductible contributions to this listener-supported station, we met our $50,000 goal for the week! This has in fact been our largest fall fundraising … Continue reading

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Fall Fund Drive Continues – Help Build our “New Home on the Range”

We’re just days away from the end of the Fall Fund Drive and we’re getting ever-closer to our $50,000 goal!  Huge thanks to everyone who’s already chipped in and endorsed the independent news, entertainment and culture that defines us here at … Continue reading

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Fall Fund Drive Update – We’ve Raised 63% of our Goal!

First things: a huge, huge thank you to everyone who’s supported us during our Fall Fund Drive. We’ve heard from towns and cities across West Texas, across the state and across the country. Every call we get reminds us just why … Continue reading

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Fall Fund Drive Rolls On – Match Opportunities Today

The drive rolls on today after a truly exciting and inspiring weekend of calls from our friends and fans. Thanks to everyone for helping us meet the $1,000 anonymous match we had on the table during Morning Edition. $2000 raised in just a few hours! … Continue reading

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Fall Fund Drive Kickoff!

The Fall Fund Drive kicks off today and runs through Friday, October 24th – call now at 432-729-4578 or just click here to show your support for non-profit, public radio in Far West Texas! This morning we’ve already heard from Van Horn, … Continue reading

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