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Get Involved: Attend the Next KDRT Orientation on Feb 17!

Are you curious about community media? Interested in getting involved at KDRT-FM Grassroots Radio or Davis Community Television? You're in luck, because you're invited to our next orientation. Each and every month, we hold orientation meetings to answer your questions about broadcast and behind-the-scenes opportunities and internships at Davis Media Access, the home of KDRT and DC-TV. So mark your calendars for February 17th and plan to attend! The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. To RSVP, visit DavisMedia.org.

Jazz After Dark February 09, 2016

60’s jazz tonight! Soul, blues, gypsy guitar, and more. Ella Fitzgerald * Phineas Newborn Jr. * Don Wilkerson * Cannonball Adderley * Billie Poole * Brother Jack McDuff * Illinois Jacquet * Gabor Szabo * Eden Atwood * Pat La Barbera & Don Thompson

Gordon Allen visits Listening Lyrics 2/5/16 at 4:00PM

Gordon is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter based out of Oakland, California. Starting with the Scottish fiddle at the age of 4, his passion for music has grown to encompass a wide variety of styles. On the violin, this has included jazz, folk, celtic, bluegrass, r&b and reggae. As a vocalist, he has done everything from shape-note singing to opera to beatboxing. Among other credits, he was introduced to choral music by the legendary Chanticleer, briefly competed in a barbershop quartet, and directed a pop acappella group at UC Davis. In college, his tastes as a dance facilitator and budding producer lead him to house music, electroswing, and glitch hop. Gordon's current projects aim to bring together these diverse influences – his sounds have been described as "gospel folk" and "post apocalyptic railroad blues." As a musician, producer and performer, Gordon hopes to unite people of all backgrounds and make them dance. You can follow him online at soundcloud.com/buskproject

All Listening Lyric shows are live on Fridays from 4:00PM to 5:00PM.(PST) on KDRT 95.7FM. For those outside the listening area, the show will stream live online at KDRT.org . It will also be available for replays in the show archives or as an podcast on iTunes under LISTENING LYRICS.    Listening lyrics on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

LIVE IN THE LOAM presents I SEE HAWKS IN L.A. - Feb 5 at 2:30P

The Folk Brothers host SoCal band I See Hawks in L.A. for KDRT's Live in the Loam, Friday, February 5 at 2:30 pm PT. The band has an impressive catalogue of original songs that cover the musical terrain of country, rock, psychedelia, folk, and bluegrass. Lyrically, the songs display a wry sense of situational humor that typically isn’t found in this genre. The Austin Chronicle refers to their sound as "a divine fusion of humor and twang that’s definitely high, but not that lonesome."
 
I See Hawks in L.A. also appear that evening in Winters at the Palms Playhouse. Their latest release is Mystery DrugVisit the band on the web at iseehawks.com.

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. KDRT 95.7 FM is a project of Davis Media Access (DMA.)  DMA is a dba of Davis Community Television, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Our mission reflects our values: localism, social equality, public participation, media literacy, diversity, and, of course, community media. Read more...

Events Calendar

PSSD + Mercer Valentine's Fundraiser
02/11/2016 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Tanya Végváry Plescia, Piano
02/11/2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wine'd Down Thursday
02/11/2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Common Bats in the Region
02/11/2016 - 6:30pm
The Master Builder
02/11/2016 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

OUR PROGRAMS

One Health & Wildlife Talk

Live Thursday 4-4:30pm

DJ(s): 

OHI

One Health and Wildlife Talk shares the best stories and ideas from the UC Davis One Health Institute and the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. All topics are health centered, be it people, other animals, or the environment.

Technocult Radio

Live Tuesday 10:30-11:30am

DJ(s): 

Technocult Radio KDRT Davis California

Technocult Radio, produced by UC Davis Technocultural Studies students, explores the intersection of cultural history and digital media.

Dinner Bell Roundup

Live Saturday 5-6pm
Replays Tuesday 11pm-Wednesday 12am

DJ(s): 

Join DJ Cliff and friends for Dinner Bell Roundup’s tasty plateful of swinging country, western, and Americana music. Come and get it!

The Electric Compost Heap

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

DJ(s): 

Electric Compost Heat DJ Dug Deep hosts a dig through many sound forms—the delightful detritus of blues, soul, country, rock, reggae, jazz, funk, punk, psych, and more—concocting a rich and fertile musical humus. Dig it, Heapsters!