New Year: New KINK, and TONS OF MUSIC!
January 10, 2012, 4:00 pm
Late in 2011 we sent out a survey and asked what you liked
about KINK and what you’d like more of. We received 1,244 responses and you were
full of great ideas! Here are some of the things you said were important to
101.9 KINK has always been a leader in the green movement. But environmental
issues grow more troubling ever year. We’re adding KINK “Green Tips” weekdays
at 6:15am, 1:30pm and 7:30pm. These brief messages will include information
about things happening in our eco-community and simple things you can do to
It seems KINK fans have a big appetite for live music, including Bing Lounge
performances. So each weekday at 3:30pm, Steve Pringle will feature a live
performance from The Bing Lounge. Listen for new recordings, and ‘the best of’
Some stations take themselves pretty seriously. At KINK we aim for a bit of
levity. And that levity is getting bigger with the addition of “KINK Commuter
Comedy” weekdays at 5:30pm during the Drive @ 5”. Pringle will play a bit of
comedy every day to lighten your commute. More laughs in 2012!
101.9 KINK has always featured local artists in our line-up. Now the “Homegrown
Music Spotlight” weeknights at 8:30pm will include artist interviews and the
best music of the Northwest.
You look to KINK to introduce you to the best new music. And we deliver! We’re
adding a new feature called “The 10 O’Clock News” weeknights at 10pm. It’s a
half an hour of brand new music of various styles and sounds. You’ll hear
excellent new music before anyone else on your block!
So you KINK you knowWeekday mornings at 7:00am
Every morning Dave and Sheila test your knowledge and give away great prizes, concert and event tickets to go along with $100 Ringside Fish House gift card.Morning Music HourWeekdays from 8:30am to 9:30am
KINK plays an hour of uninterrupted music to get the work day started right!Green Tips
Weekdays at 6:15am, 1:30pm and 7:30pm
A report on environmental issues in our community and the world.Dolbeer’s Doubleshot
Weekdays at 12 noon
Every weekday at noon Brad Dolbeer plays two thematic tunes back to back and gives away a great prize to go along with a Bridgeport Brewpub gift card. On Friday Brad gives away lunch for your whole office (up to 10 people).What’s Going On Report Daily at 11:30am and 6:30pm
A community calendar of events in the Portland area.The BING Lounge ReplayWeekdays at 3:30pm
Pringle plays back a performance from the Bing Lounge archivesKINK Ticket Window
Steve Pringle opens up the KINK Ticket Window and gives away tickets to great concerts. Dinner for two at the Old Spaghetti Factory included!Drive at 5
An hour of uninterrupted music, including “Commuter Comedy” at 5:30pm
Sponsored by Shane Company with weekly kink community $100 gift card giveaway in the Kink Community.Facebook Song of the DayWeekdays 5-6pm
Every weekday KINK posts a song on their Facebook page and asks listeners to call when they hear that song in the Drive at Five.Friday Freeway BluesFriday from 6-7pm
Steve Pringle plays an hour of blues music from his own personal library. Sponsored by Ivories Jazz Lounge and RestaurantHomegrown Music SpotlightWeeknight sat 8:30pm
Inessa opens the door for local musicians to be heard on KINK.
The 10 O’Clock NewsWeeknights at 10pm
KINK plays a half hour of today’s freshest new music. A chance for music discovery of the latest releases!Bing SessionsWeeknights at 11:30pm
KINK Plays full sessions from the Bing Lounge. Intimate live performances from local and national musicians.
The KINK Lounge After HoursSundays 10pm-12m
Full Bing Lounge sessions and the best of the Bing songs.KINK- The Underground LinkSaturdays and Sundays at 1pm
John Grappone wanders through the massive KINK music library and strings together a set of three songs on a common theme.KINK’s Sunday BrunchSundays from 7a-12n
KINK Plays handpicked acoustic music to match the mood of a lazy Sunday morning. Coffee, the morning paper and KINK’s Sunday Brunch. KINK music over easy!The Sunday Night Blues RoomSunday Nights from 7-10 pm
Bob Ancheta hosts a show that spotlights local and national blues musicians. Sponsored by Jimmy Mak'sNew Music MondayMondays
Every Monday KINK plays new music from emerging artists and established KINK favorites. Sponsored by the Doug Fir Lounge