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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” 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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Piper Art Reception
Feb 10 @ 6:00PM
Join us in the Piper Gallery for an art reception with Mike Arbaney and His Collection of Random Paintings. The reception is free…
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Adult Movie Night
Feb 10 @ 7:00PM
Join us to honor Black History Month, as well as prep for the Academy Awards (SOC was nominated for Best Original Screenplay)!…
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Discover Essential Oils
Feb 11 @ 6:00PM
Discover the amazing things you can do with essential oils. Then you will have the opportunity to apply your new knowledge while…
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Gore-Tex US Ski Mountaineering National Championsh
Feb 12 @ 12:00AM
The 2016 Gore-Tex US National Ski Mountaineering Championships will be held at Crested Butte Mountain Resort Feb 12th- 5:00pm with…
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Aerial Conditioning
Feb 12 @ 8:30AM
Climbing, pulling, flipping upside-down, and holding yourself in challenging positions in the air, you will build amazing overall…
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Open Wheel Throwing
Feb 12 @ 9:00AM
Master Potter Laura Cooper Elm hosts 3-hour open throwing sessions every Friday from January 8 through March 25 at The Art Studio…
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Open Aerial Dance
Feb 12 @ 9:15AM
Ongoing Open Aerial Dance is supervised aerial practice sessions with NO INSTRUCTION! Practice and perfect the skills you’ve…
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Live Music at High Alpine Brewing Co
Feb 12 @ 6:30PM
Join us at High Alpine Brewing Company as we present local singer/songwriter Bill Dowell. 
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A Steampunk Murder Mystery
Feb 12 @ 7:00PM
The year is 1857 and steam power rules. From the upper echelons of society to the gutters of London’s Old Town. Join the…
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Steampunk Murder Mystery Dinner
Feb 12 @ 7:00PM
A Steampunk Murder Mystery GAC Fundraiser Friday, February 12th Beginning at 7:00 pm. The year is 1857 and steam power rules. From…
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