CCTV works to highlight diverse and talented local musicians performing in CCTV's studios, as well as around the Salem community. We have ongoing partnerships with KMUZ Community Radio, Make Music Day, Taproot Lounge and Café, The Space Concert Club, and more. For more information, contact or call (503) 588-2288.

Local Roots

Local Roots features NW artists and is produced on a monthly basis in CCTV’s studios. Bands are booked by Robert Richter at KMUZ Community Radio. For more information, contact or visit Facebook.

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Salem Local Area Music (SLAM)

SLAM features local artists performing in CCTV’s studios. 

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SLAM Hip Hop features local artists performing in CCTV’s studios and venues around Salem. 

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Every first Tuesday, CCTV Music records Open Mic Night at Taproot Lounge & Cafe. Performances are featured on Channel 22 beginning the last Thursday of the month, playing Thursdays at 6pm and Fridays at 9pm.

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Make Music Day

CCTV looks forward to participating in Make Music Day every year. Make Music Day is an event for people who love music and the joyous sense of community that it can foster. For more information, visit

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2017 Alliance for Community Media Best of the Northwest Award winner, Local Performance category (SLAM - The Weather Machine)

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