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Live in the Loam presents DICK DIVER, Monday Sept 22, 2014, 4:00PM

KDRT's POP UP show "Live in the Loam" is thrilled to have this very talented Australian band visit us in the studio. Melbourne deep-pop thinkers Dick Diver triumphed in 2013 with second album Calendar Days, the follow-up to 2011 debut New Start Again. Warm, wide, and inviting, Calendar Days is a magnificent Australian pop album, hailed as one of the year’s finest.

Listening Lyrics Sept 19, 2014, with CASEY GROAT 4PM

Casey Groat photoSometimes young talent needs a little polishing, but in the case of singer/songwriter CASEY GROAT he comes to us with a shine that begs to be heard. Casey enjoys a natural stage presence along with the tunes that he crafts. Picking away at his guitar shows us that young talent is worth more then a listen but worth our attention.

New VINYL SHOW coming soon to KDRT - "DEAD WAX"

Dead Wax photoDead Wax is 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!

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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, 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.

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.

OUR PROGRAMS

Golden Road

Live Friday 6:30-8:30pm
Replays Thursday 9-11pm, Sunday 7-9pm

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On the air here at KDRT since February of 2007, The Golden Road takes listeners on the musical adventures of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, and many of the other fine musicians from Northern California and occasionally other geographic regions around the country. The focus of most Golden Road broadcasts are recordings captured live from many of the approximately 2350 shows performed by the Grateful Dead, and plenty of Jerry Garcia's solo work with his own electric band along with his masterful excursions in the acoustic music world.

Na Mele O Hawai'i

Live Wednesday 3-4pm
Replays Tuesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 3-4pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 9:30-10:30am

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Featuring the music of Hawaii, from early icons of island music to today's innovators, exploring styles, the history of the music, and revered songs and performers.

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).

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

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Farmers Market
09/20/2014 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
Kids Club Scavenger Hunt
09/20/2014 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
California Coast and Creek Cleanup
09/20/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Help Tree Davis plant trees on Russell Blvd.!
09/20/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Garden Work Day
09/20/2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Fall planting
09/20/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Creative Women's Circle (CWC)
09/20/2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Velveteen Rabbit
09/20/2014 - 2:15pm
Ken Kemmerling on Piano
09/20/2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Movies in the Park
09/20/2014 - 7:15pm
Author Event: He Said, She Said
09/20/2014 - 7:30pm
Tom Rigney and Flambeau
09/20/2014 - 8:00pm
Skin's Reunion Concert
09/20/2014 - 8:00pm
Shrek The Musical
09/20/2014 - 8:15pm
Pree
09/20/2014 - 9:00pm