Blogs

Live DiRT with Austin Singer-Songwriter Patterson Barrett, Thursday, March 29th

Austin singer-songwriter Patterson Barrett joins host Bill Wagman for another edition of Live DiRT in the KDRT studio, Thursday, March 29th, at 2:00 p.m.  Patterson Barrett has played with Jerry Jeff Walker, Lou Ann Barton, Nanci Griffith, Chuck Berry, and many more.  His latest album is Give ‘Em What They Want.  He will be playing live at the Acoustic Den Café in Roseville that same evening.

The Mechula, Post-Bop Jazz, live on Listening Lyrics, Friday 3/30/18 at 4:00PM

The Mechula is a jazz trio out of Sacramento, California. They are always searching and experimenting as a post-bop jazz quartet for new ways to interpret the genre, and aim to create music that is interesting and meaningful. 

Jackson Riley - Saxophone

Nick Bretz - Keyboards

Peter Bell - Drums

Andrew Mearns - Bass

If you are out of the broadcast area this show is streamed live on www.kdrt.org

Album of the Week for March 14th: The Specials self-titled debut release from 1979

Enjoy first wave Brittish ska? Me too. Join me and my co-hosts for a listen of The Specials 'The Specials' from 2 Tone records, produced by Elvis Costello. You'll think "isn't this a greatest hits album?" and I'll say "No! Unless you consider that it was The Specials' first album and every song is a hit." They're all here:

Jessica Malone to perform at Armadillo Music with KDRT for 2nd Friday Art About, March 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Jessica Malone is an award winning singer/ songwriter who was raised in the tall mountains of far northern California. Her original music evokes a sense of wanderlust, self-discovery, positivity and moving forward. On Jessica's latest release, "The Waiting Hours" EP, drums, upright bass, violin, acoustic & electric guitar accompany her powerful and soothing vocals. Her raw and unfiltered approach to folk/ Americana songwriting creates music that will take you back in time, while her heartfelt lyrics will keep you rooted in the present.