Alpine, TX: Heart of the Big Bend Podcast

A podcast released every other week with discussion and news on travel to Alpine and the Big Bend region of Texas, “Heart of the Big Bend” won the 2022 Texas Travel Award for Best Travel Destination Podcast in Texas! The show is also broadcast on KALP/KVLF radio in Alpine every other Friday just after the 1:00pm news.

Learn about upcoming events, attractions, activities and more! Listen to the episodes below, visit the podcast home page, or subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or most other podcast platforms by searching “Heart of the Big Bend”!

Current Episode:

January 13, 2021: Books in the Big Bend: Front Street Books and Author J.J. Rusz (Rebroadcast)

December 30, 2022: Alpine 2023 Events Preview

December 16, 2022: 2022 Alpine Year-end Recap

December 2, 2022: Public Safety North of the Border

November 18, 2022: The Alpine Art Scene (Rebroadcast)

November 4, 2022: Alpine’s 29th ArtWalk for 2022

October 14, 2022: Visiting the Alpine Public Library

October 7, 2022: The Greater Big Bend International Dark Sky Reserve

September 23, 2022: Visiting the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

September 9, 2022: 2022 Big Bend Bluegrass Festival

August 12, 2022: Fiesta 1888 with Tejano Legends Little Joe & Ruben Ramos

July 15, 2022: Alpine Visitor Center FAQ’s

July 1, 2022: Viva Big Bend 2022 – Live Music in the Big Bend

June 17, 2022: Visiting South Brewster County

June 3, 2022: Alpine Cowboys Baseball at Historic Kokernot Field – transcript available

May 20, 2022: Alpine, Texas Meets the Hotel Occupancy Tax – transcript available

May 6, 2022: Alpine’s Music Scene – transcript available

April 22, 2022: Spirits of the West Wine & Beef Festival – transcript available

April 8, 2022: Alpine Gem & Mineral Show – transcript available

March 25, 2022: Visiting Big Bend National Park – transcript available

March 11, 2022: Big Bend National Park Basics – transcript available

February 25, 2022: Visiting Marathon – transcript available

February 11, 2022: 75 Years of Alpine Radio – transcript available

January 28, 2022: Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering

January 14, 2022: The Texas Mountain Trail & The Big Bend Travel Guide

January 04, 2022: 2022 Events Preview & A Look Back at 2021

December 17, 2021: The Alpine Art Scene

December 03, 2021: Books in the Big Bend: Front Street Books and Author J.J. Rusz

November 22, 2021: Visiting Fort Davis

November 05, 2021: Alpine’s Artwalk, a Free 2-Day Art & Music Festival

October 22, 2021: Visiting Marfa

October 12, 2021: It’s Awards Season in the Big Bend!

September 24, 2021: Sul Ross State University

September 10, 2021: Alpine Historical Association

August 27, 2021: Trappings of Texas at the Museum of the Big Bend

August 14, 2021: Rodeo in Alpine!

July 30, 2021: Big Bend Ranch State Park

July 19, 2021: Family Adventures in the Big Bend

July 03, 2021: Viva Big Bend music festival

June 19, 2021: Night Skies in Alpine and the Big Bend

June 05, 2021: Alpine’s Museum of the Big Bend

May 20, 2021: Alpine’s Downtown Murals

May 07, 2021: Big Bend Day Trips from Alpine

April 23, 2021: Welcome to the Heart of the Big Bend