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KRTU specializes in diverse, locally-curated music programming that showcases regional musicians, with a focus on community outreach and education.

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KRTU 91.7 Twenty Years of Playing Great Jazz

KRTU is celebrating 20 years on-air as an educational community, jazz radio station with a special concert on October 21, 2022 presented by Community First Health Plans. The 20th anniversary concert will bring together the San Antonio community to celebrate with live music from a diverse group of musicians representing the wide spectrum of jazz. The event will be hosted at Trinity University Laurie Auditorium, is FREE and open to the public, and will include an exclusive KRTU member and sponsor VIP reception prior to the concert.

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What began as a strictly volunteer, primarily student-run college radio station is now a professional nonprofit, widely respected media outlet, and exemplary student laboratory. In 2016, the station celebrated its 40th anniversary.

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