Live in the Loam

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LIVE IN THE LOAM is our NEW pop-up show featuring touring and local artists who are playing in and around Davis. It's a "pop-up" as it doesn't have a fixed position in our on-air schedule; Live in the Loam airs based on the artists' availability.

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KDRT is your community radio station, where the grass roots grow. Whether you want to share thoughts about current programming, how to produce your own show, join our volunteer support staff, or want more information on statoin underwriting or donations, we want to hear from you...

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KDRT is your station, and if you have an idea for a show, we want to hear it. Our air staff is made up of volunteers representating a wide range of interests, from local politics to environmental news, from educational programming to independent music...

JAZZ after Dark - A real local weekly treat

Jazz after Dark (with Don Shor) is a laid back musical weekly journey into the sounds of jazz.  Its hard to explain this show in a sentence or two so just take a look at the March 25th show write up "Jazz across five decades tonight. Some sax by Sam Butera, Paul Gonsalvez, Johnny Hodges, and Gerry Mulligan. Piano by Thelonious Monk, Vince Guaraldi, and Butch Thompson. Vocals by Etta Jones, and Ella Fitzgerald. And a special thank-you to Toots Thielemans, 91 years old, as he retires after 65 years of jazz harmonica and whistling!"

Davisville, 8/18/14: Taming Davis’ annual mass move-out

Late each August, thousands of college students move in and out of apartments all over town. The mass move generates piles of cast-offs that students no longer want—furniture, clothes and housewares, but also unexpected stuff like anime, Ikea furniture and gift cards—and could turn the city into one big sloppy flea market if the volume got out of control. For 15 years, the city has organized the Apartment Move-Out Waste Reduction Program to tame the tide. Today Jennifer Gilbert, the city’s conservation coordinator, and Marisa Schafer, one of the volunteers who make it work, discuss how it all comes together, the need for semi-secrecy ... and the things people leave behind. 

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Electric Compost Heap

Live Wednesday 7-9pm
Replays Wednesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 10pm-Saturday 12am, Saturday 2-4pm

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Dug Deep and the Electric Compost HeapDug Deep hosts a dig through many sound forms--the obscure detritus of blues, soul, country, rock, reggae, jazz, funk, punk, psych, and more--mixing a rich and fertile musical humus.

Free Form Music

Replays Monday 12-7:30am, Tuesday 12-7:30am, Wednesday 12-7:30am, Thursday 12-7:30am, Friday 12-7:30am, Saturday 12-7:30am, Sunday 12-7:30am

Davisville

Live Monday 5:30-6pm
Replays Wednesday 8:30-9am, Saturday 7:30-8am

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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.

OUR PROGRAMS

That's Life

Live Thursday 1-2pm
Replays Sunday 2-3pm

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Sometimes interviews with local folks. It might be about work, or life choices, or philosophy, or history. Sometimes birding, or art, or other passions. Or about local activities, groups, or events.  It's rarely about politics, and it never includes shouting! When there's no guest, it's laid-back music.  Oldies or Hawaiian or Mom's 1940s songs--whatever feels right that day.

If you have a suggestion for a guest or topic, feel free to phone me at 758-5058 (8am-8pm).

Aggressively Progressive

Live Wednesday 10-11am
Replays Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am

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An hour of progressive metal and its influences--from the experimental prog of the 70s to the extreme metal of the 21st century--Daniel takes you on a tour through one of the most technical, energetic, and diverse genres of rock music.

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.

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...

Folk Music Jam Session
08/29/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Live Music with Bob Wren
08/29/2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Jonny Gold Trio
08/29/2014 - 6:00pm