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Celebrate KDRT's 10th BDAY at the ODD FELLOWS, Sat 4/25

KDRT 10th Bday imageIt's time to celebrate 10 years of creating community via the Davis airwaves. The Smoke Shovelers, Gravy Nation, and headliners Boca Do Rio supply the party music. The rest of us supply the great community vibes. There'll be door prizes and a raffle, too. Doors open at 7p, with music 7:30-11p. Admission is sliding scale, starting at just $10, with proceeds benefiting KDRT. Please RSVP and share the event. Tickets are available at the door. See you there!

Live Local, Give Local: The Big DoG Is Back, Tue 5/5/15

Big DoG 2015 logoDavis Media Access (DMA), Yolo County’s only nonprofit community media center (and KDRT's parent organization), and The Wardrobe, a clothing salon located in downtown Davis, are pairing up to present a unique, interactive event on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, the Big Day of Giving (Big DoG!). Titled "5/5 - Help the Grass Roots Thrive," the event takes place from 5-7pm at The Wardrobe storefront, located at 206 E Street. Please RSVP and share here

Davisville, 4/20/15: Out on the Innovation Center listening tour

Davis City Council members Rochelle Swanson, Robb Davis

Davis City Council members Rochelle Swanson and Robb Davis are hosting a “listening tour” this spring to collect comments and questions from the Davis public about the proposals to build one or more innovation centers in town. Few people have turned out for the sessions, even though whatever gets decided could significantly change Davis in the areas of jobs, growth, public services and tax revenue. Here's some context, plus a sample of what they've heard so far. 

About Us

KDRT is high-powered low-power grassroots radio located in Davis, California, airing an eclectic mix of music and public affairs programming, and building 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. Read more...

Folk Music Jam Session
04/24/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Stepping Stone
04/24/2015 - 5:00pm
Live Music with Bob Wren
04/24/2015 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
RockBand University Session Concert
04/24/2015 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Culture Night: Mexico
04/24/2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Musics of the World: Ensembles of UCD
04/24/2015 - 7:00pm
Author Event: Annelies Zijderveld
04/24/2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Bill Frisell and Joshua Light Show
04/24/2015 - 8:00pm
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
04/24/2015 - 8:00pm
Wizard of Oz
04/24/2015 - 8:15pm
DJ Ivan
04/24/2015 - 10:00pm

OUR PROGRAMS

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 6-6:30pm

DJ(s): 

A 30-minute sampling of indie rock derived from the 1990s and 2000s, fancy subgenres include (but are not limited to): shoegaze, space rock, lo-fi, math rock, dream pop, post-rock, experimental, psychedelic, indie folk, and alternative country. Don't worry--I don't understand what any of those names mean either.

Dead Wax

Live Wednesday 5-6pm
Replays Monday 7:30-8:30am, Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am

DJ(s): 

A compression-free zone! Dust-off your tubes and fire up your loudspeakers or plug in your DAC and favorite cans for a little audiophile sound. The lava lamp will be flowing during this vinyl-centric show as we feature a mix of vintage vinyl, audiophile-approved reissues and modern artists. Everything from Blues and Jazz to Classic Rock and Americana! We'll discuss local concerts and celebrate analog sound as we squeeze every drop from our favorite artists. Stream recorded shows from our website or sync-up our RSS in your podcast player so you never miss a beat.

Unfortunate

Live Tuesday 3-4pm
Replays Thursday 6-7pm

DJ(s): 

Featuring a wide variety of recorded music from many different cultures, time periods and genres.  Although the show as a whole would be thematically sporadic, each individual installment (if not revolving around some central topic) would at least have a general flow.  In addition, we hope to include interviews and live performances by local youths who have an interest or talent in any type of music.

A Scanner Darkly

Live Friday 2:30-3:30pm

DJ(s): 

I am a DJ, I am what I play.  Please join me on KDRT 95.7 for an eclectic mix of music spanning the generational gap.  From the psychedelic sounds of an analogue drone to the digital spectrum of 'the heavy', If it sounds good, I'll play it!

Davisville

Live Monday 5:30-6pm
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.