KDRT is people-powered radio

KDRT is commercial-free, independent radio powered by people like you--folks who step up to the mic in support of local community radio. There are three main ways you can help: volunteer at KDRT, donate, or underwrite our programming...

Support KDRT

KDRT Donate Cash ButtonKDRT Donate Cars Button A project of non-profit Davis Media Access (DMA), KDRT is people-powered, community-supported noncommercial radio.
 Your gift to KDRT and DMA is more than a simple donation--it’s a statement that independent outlets for community voices matter.
 Please click those buttons to your left--be part of something that's wonderful and worthy. Thanks for keeping our grass roots growing!

OUR SCHEDULE

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On the Air

AARP Prime Time

Replays Saturday 8-9am, Sunday 1-2pm

Interiews with a spectrum of authorities and public figures focusing on the wide ranging interests and concerns of Americans 40 and above.

Upcoming

Woodsongs

Replays Saturday 10-11am, Saturday 10-11pm, Sunday 3-4pm

A worldwide multimedia celebration of grassroots, Americana music exploring folk, bluegrass, songwriting, new artists, literature, worldwide radio, television, and concerts.

Listening Lyrics

Live Friday 4-5pm
Replays Monday 7-8pm, Tuesday 12-1pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 4-5pm

DJ(s): 

Listening Lyrics, pieter pastoor, KDRT, music, interviews, pastoorEach one-hour show features live interviews with local and national artists to hear their music and/or listen to music that might have inspired them. Do not let the name fool you, this show is all about music.

OUR PROGRAMS

Davisville

Live Sunday 7:30-8am
Replays Wednesday 8:30-9am, Saturday 7:30-8am

DJ(s): 

Short answer: An interview show about people, issues, subjects, and events involving Davis, California. Detailed answer: Davis is full of interesting and often important stories, and I try to do more than present the obvious.

Listening Lyrics

Live Friday 4-5pm
Replays Monday 7-8pm, Tuesday 12-1pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 4-5pm

DJ(s): 

Listening Lyrics, pieter pastoor, KDRT, music, interviews, pastoorEach one-hour show features live interviews with local and national artists to hear their music and/or listen to music that might have inspired them. Do not let the name fool you, this show is all about music.

World Reggae

Live Friday 1-2pm
Replays Monday 11pm-Tuesday 12am

DJ(s): 

DJ Dennis shares his love of Reggae music from around the world!

Jazz After Dark

Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Replays Monday 10-11pm, Friday 3-4pm, Saturday 9-10pm

DJ(s): 

20th-century jazz--each show featuring instrumental and vocal jazz, usually presented in historical sequence. Occasionally contemporary, sometimes much older selections, lots from the 1940s to the 1980s. Some big band and swing, lots of cool jazz and West Coast, some fusion, a little bebop. Usually some boogie woogie, blues, bossa nova. Always something by Ella.

About Us

KDRT, where the grass roots grow, is located in Davis, CA,
a vibrant community located between San Francisco and Sacramento. KDRT aims to inspire and entertain listeners through an eclectic mix of music and public affairs programming. We build community by promoting dialogue, encouraging artistic expression, and acting as a forum for people who typically lack media access. Our mission reflects our values: localism, social equality, public participation, media literacy, diversity, and, of course, community media. 
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Underwriting

KDRT Underwriters GraphicOur listeners appreciate the underwriters that support KDRT and our unique, high-quality, locally grown programming. Underwriting KDRT gives businesses the opportunity to get their message out to an engaged local audience. As our current business supporters can attest, underwriting KDRT is a sound investment. Learn more...

Farmers Market
11/22/2014 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
Turkey Trot
11/22/2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Tree Care & Planting
11/22/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
TEDxUCDavisSalon 2014
11/22/2014 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Native Plant Nursery Event
11/22/2014 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts Fair
11/22/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Food Not Bombs
11/22/2014 - 12:00pm
Valley of Fire
11/22/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Annie, Jr.
11/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Live Irish Music
11/22/2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Ken Kemmerling on Piano
11/22/2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Live Music
11/22/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Book Talk with Gary Beaudoin
11/22/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Davis Art Salon Synesthesia
11/22/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Love, Death & Pranks
11/22/2014 - 7:00pm
Hay Fever
11/22/2014 - 7:00pm
Box Set
11/22/2014 - 8:00pm
The Gambling Lady
11/22/2014 - 8:00pm
My Fair Lady
11/22/2014 - 8:15pm