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Celebrate All Classical’s 40th Birthday!

On August 1st, All Classical will celebrate 40 years of orchestrating magic! Since 1983, this station has provided an innovative classical soundtrack, broadcasting from the heart of the Pacific Northwest and now serving millions of listeners worldwide, from the Oregon Coast to Antarctica and beyond.

This community-funded radio station is here thanks to YOU, our listeners, and we can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Celebrate All Classical's 40th Birthday!

With highlights on the radio, events at our station, and collaborations in the community, there are many ways to take part in our 40th anniversary. Read more below, and be sure to tune in on August 1 for our birthday party on the radio at 89.9 FM, via our free mobile app, or online at


  • ON AIR – Tune in throughout the day on August 1 for our one-day fundraiser and celebration, as our hosts gather on the air to commemorate the big 4-0. During this one day fundraiser, please consider making a “birthday” gift to All Classical in support of this service. Your donation in any amount will make a difference! Give onlinemail in a check, or call 888-899-5722.

  • BIRTHDAY GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAYMake a gift on August 1st and you will be entered to win a one-of-a-kind Birthday Gift Basket filled with Pacific Northwest treasures. One lucky winner will be drawn following our Birthday Fundraiser! Learn more.

  • ON AIR – Then tune in at 7:00 PM PT on August 1 for Birthday Notes!, a retrospective birthday program, hosted by John Pitman and featuring musical moments and highlights from the last 40 years, plus appearances by all your favorite All Classical hosts. Learn more.

Summer 2023 Open House: All Classical hosts
  • SUMMER OPEN HOUSE – You’re invited to celebrate with us in person at the station on Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM! Our Summer Open House will include tours of the station, snacks and light refreshments, chances to meet your favorite hosts, an ICAN Radio room with fun activities for children and families. Plus, you’ll enjoy live performances by Meester & Meester and pianist María García. Learn more here.

  • FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – Our birthday month festivities continue on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at 5:30 PM at Irving Park in Portland, OR. The International Children’s Arts Network (ICAN Radio) invites you to a free concert featuring Mo Phillips & the Spaghetti Pants Dance Band! Learn more at

Celebrate All Classical's 40th Birthday!

Join the party at 89.9 FM or worldwide via the All Classical live player.

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