Get "Under the Covers" for KDRT's 10th Anniversary

KDRT eventCelebrate KDRT's 10th anniversary UNDER THE COVERS--a night of cold craft beer and local cover bands Wealth of Nations (Grateful Dead), Sorta Like Heaven (Cure), and Cold Shot. The festivities take place at the Sudwerk's Dock Store on Thursday, October 23rd, starting at 5:30 pm. Come in costume or at least your PJs and receive an extra raffle ticket for the November 9th Sylvan Esso show presented by the Davis Music Collective. Supporting community radio really can be a blast! $5 cover, all ages.

Davisville, 10/13/14: Films for October with critic Derrick Bang

Face in the nightDavis movie reviewer Derrick Bang (the Davis Enterprise, Derrick Bang on Film) returns to the show this week to list some good movies to watch for Halloween. He offers suggestions in three categories—classics that aren’t widely known, horror, and “vicarious glop.” We also learn that the holiday when the original Dracula debuted wasn’t Halloween, like you might expect—it was Valentine’s Day. Douse the lights and tune in.

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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.

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.

Democracy Now!

Replays Monday 9-10am, Tuesday 9-10am, Wednesday 9-10am, Thursday 9-10am, Friday 9-10am

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 700 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.

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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).

Live Tracks

Live Thursday 7-9pm
Replays Monday 1-3pm, Sunday 9-11pm

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Live Tracks frequently features performances from local musicians recorded and mixed by the show's host, Jim Buchanan. This show also highlights CDs and vinyl from live musical performances ranging widely from early 60's rock to rock-a-billy, and from blues to bluegrass recorded at a variety of venues.

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The Grapevine

Live Wednesday 6-7pm
Replays Monday 3-4pm, Friday 7:30-8:30am, Saturday 8-9pm

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The best of Motown, classic R & B, soul, the blues now and then, and other sounds that move the spirit.

Jazz After Dark

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

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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.

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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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UC Davis Farmers Market
10/22/2014 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Farmers Mkt. & Picnic in the Park
10/22/2014 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Free Hoop Dance Class
10/22/2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Unofficial Davis Scrabble Club
10/22/2014 - 5:30pm to 11:00pm
Holy Ghost!
10/22/2014 - 7:30pm
Trivia Night
10/22/2014 - 8:00pm
Trivia Night
10/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Evan Daly Blues Band
10/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Funk Night
10/22/2014 - 10:00pm