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1978: KGNU Inaugural Broadcast

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Inaugural KGNU broadcast on May 22, 1978 from a cottage behind the Millenium Harvest House Hotel. Glen Gerberg named first station manager. John “Sal” Salamone, pictured here, was a DJ and also KGNU’s advertising manager.

Boulder Bluegrass Band Hot Rize debuts on KGNU morning show from the “Kabaret” room, KGNU’s music performance space. This space exists in our current Boulder studio as a fully fledged and acoustically treated performance studio.