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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.

Community Calendar

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Soccer carnival
Aug 29 @ 10:00AM
West Elk Soccer Association presents the inaugural Soccer Carnival at Town Park on Saturday August 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There…
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Quantum Ninja Tournament
Aug 29 @ 12:00PM
It's the Zane Mason Memorial Celebration and World's First Paddleboard Golf Tournament and Fundraiser for the ZANE…
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Family Salsa Class
Aug 29 @ 4:00PM
A super fun summer activity for the entire family, this kid-oriented class will get those youngsters moving and grooving to the…
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Live Music at Pappy's Dock and Dine
Aug 29 @ 5:00PM
Free live music at Pappy's Dock and Dine at Elk Creek Marina every Saturday all summer long. Check out the local sights and…
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Salsa for Beginners
Aug 29 @ 6:30PM
Hang up those hiking boots for an afternoon and don some dance shoes for an energetic introduction to the rhythms and moves of…
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Intermediate Salsa
Aug 29 @ 8:00PM
For the up-and-coming salsero/a, this intermediate class will help take your salsa moves to the next level! Participants should…
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Sweetwater String Band - High Alpine Brewing CO
Aug 29 @ 8:00PM
Sweetwater String Band returns to Gunnison on Saturday, August 29 at 8PM!   Sweetwater String Band is a 4-piece, cello…
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Identifying Edible Mushrooms Workshop
Aug 30 @ 2:00PM
Curious about the mushrooms you stumble across in the woods or if that thing growing on your lawn is edible? Consider joining…
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Chefs on the Edge
Aug 31 @ 5:30PM
Chefs on the Edge is a great cooking competition on the Center’s stage, featuring three local chefs in a battle to the end.…
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Aerial Conditioning
Sep 01 @ 8:30AM
The CB Dance Collective offers ongoing aerial conditioning classes to help you hone your skills. Climbing, pulling, flipping…
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