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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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Michael Shay Trio
Jul 30 @ 6:00AM
With the nuance of a classically-trained musician, the grit of a musical globe-trotter, and just enough twang to know…
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Mt Crested Butte Town Picnic
Jul 30 @ 5:00PM
The Town of Mt. Crested Butte cordially invites you to attend the Annual Town Picnic on Thursday, July 30, 2015. This community…
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Gentle Aerial Dance for Seniors
Jul 30 @ 5:00PM
This class is for ages 55 and up. The lyra will be hung low and fabric will be turned into a hammock for ease of entry. Poses…
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Piper Art Reception
Jul 30 @ 6:00PM
Join us for an art reception with Kathryn Barry as she displays "Summer in Crested Butte," a collection of paintings…
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TDF Mountain Cabin Hideaway
Jul 30 @ 6:00PM
Tour de Forks is the delectable fundraising series for the Center for the Arts with events taking place between Jun 24 and…
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Gentle Aerial Dance
Jul 30 @ 6:15PM
If you are worried about not having enough strength to climb up and into the air, then this class is for you. The lyra will be…
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Music On Maroon
Jul 30 @ 7:00PM
 This is an evening of fun music, taking you back to disco, swing, and more. With the UCC handbell choir plus piano,…
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Healthy Aging 2015
Jul 30 @ 7:00PM
    What keeps us healthy as we age?  Come find out the latest scientific data to determine longevity. Dr.…
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The Drunkard
Jul 30 @ 7:30PM
The tradition continues! Since the early 19th century, melodramatic theatrical presentations have been playing on audience’s…
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Backyard Harvest
Jul 31 @ 12:00AM
Have a backyard garden? Want to help feed people in need? Mountain Roots is inviting all home gardeners to sign up to grow a row…
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