Programs

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Bioneers

Bioneers KDRT

Airing in more than 250 cities across the country and around the world, this syndicated program brings bold ideas and innovations that lead to practical solutions. Simply put, Bioneers brings “revolution from the heart of nature.”

Replays Monday 8-8:30am

Chambers Street Theatre

Join host Ruth Chambers as she shares stories from 1800 to 1920 in the dialogue and dialects of the time as written by the authors. You'll hear Gold Rush and Wild West Stories, Tall Tales, and plenty of Mark Twain. Some of the stories were written by the reader herself! Tune in, sit back, and enjoy a taste of simpler times.

Live Thursday 11-11:30am
Replays Friday 2:30-3pm, Saturday 11:30pm-Sunday 12am

Civilization Phaze IV

Join host Eunah (“Oo’-na”) as she harvests the ripest fruits of classical music and its offshoots. She’ll tell you a bit about their roots and show you how nutritious this music can be for the mind and the soul. Only the most delicious and occasionally unusual pieces will be handpicked for your consumption. Do give them a taste—you’ll be pleasantly surprised by these classical jams. 

Live Sunday 10-11am
Replays Tuesday 11pm-Wednesday 12am, Thursday 7-8am
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Cowboy Tracks

Join Nancy around the campfire to hear heartfelt western music and cowboy poetry. Something deep in your soul will resonate to stories from the early wranglers, Mexican vaqueros, Hawaiian paniolos, Silver Screen buckaroos, rodeo riders, contemporary real cowboys, and all who appreciate wide open spaces, freedom, and the western lifestyle.

 

Live Friday 1-2pm
Replays Thursday 9-10pm
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Davisville

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Davis is a wonderful and diverse community, full of interesting people, ideas, and happenings. On Davisville, host Bill Buchanan presents unique stories from in and around town that are relevant to the Davis community.

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

Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman photo

Hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now is an award-winning syndicated news program that gives voice to perspectives rarely heard in corporate-sponsored media, including independent journalists, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, independent analysts, and ordinary people from around the world.

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

Divine Intervention

Divine Intervention on KDRT logo

Divine Intervention strikes the KDRT airwaves—a musical ministry—live every Monday evening with an unholy assortment of ambrosial audio to indoctrinate your ears. Tune in for much new music in the spirit of alt/rock/pop/indie/punk, with some roots and randomness to round out the service. For the truly devout, don't miss Vinyl Vespers—a weekly feature to worship a "best of the worst" cut from the deep-discount record bins. Show hostesse @JessGoddesse is available for comments and convo via Twitter. :-J

Live Monday 7-9pm
Replays Sunday 6-8pm

E-Town

eTown KDRT

E-Town, taped before a live audience in Boulder, Colorado, features today’s top folk and Americana artists, along with information and discussions on the environment and conservation. Host Nick Forster nimbly walks the line between musician and radio journalist, playing guitar, mandolin, or lap steel with musical guests and then switching gears to engage artists in conversation. Co-host Helen Forster lends her voice to both the spoken and musical portions of the show.

Replays Wednesday 2-3pm, Wednesday 11pm-Thursday 12am

Exploration with Michio Kaku

Dr. Kaku

An hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. Topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, string theory, wormholes, search for extra-terrestial life, dark matter and dark energy, the future of space travel, genetic engineering, the aging process, the future of medicine, the human body shop, artificial intelligence, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction.

Hosted by Michio Kaku.

Replays Tuesday 8-9am, Sunday 3-4pm

Heart to Heart

Heart to Heart KDRT program Davis California

Nothing brings greater rewards than a life filled with love and care for people and the world around us. With Heart to Heart, host "Dr. G" inspires and teaches listeners to live life richly and lightly. To ask a question on the show, call 1.530.792.1648 during the live broadcast. Check the Davis Enterprise to for guests and weekly topics.

Live Wednesday 12-1pm
Replays Saturday 7-8am
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Listening Lyrics

Welcome to an hour of LISTENING LYRICS. Right here on KDRT 95.7FM in Davis, California. Listening Lyrics is a genre free zone - we feature the artist. What makes them do their thing. Listen to the hope and satisfaction in their voices. Listen to what only commercial free community radio can bring you. Close your eyes - open your ears - relax your mind. Join host Pieter Pastoor and co-host Jeanne Pastoor. Now lets enter, the mother of all that is music and lyrics and the human capability of producing art.
Live Friday 4-5pm
Replays Tuesday 11am-12pm

Live Tracks

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Live Tracks highlights a wide range of live musical performances, from early 60s rock to modern rockabilly, from blues to bluegrass.  The program frequently features local performances recorded and mixed here in Davis by host Jim Buchanan.

More than just a music program, Live Tracks exposes you to social, historic, or scientific bits of trivia. Additionally, Live Tracks keeps you current with the weekly segment "50 Years Ago This Week in Beatles History."

 

Live Thursday 7-9pm
Replays Saturday 9-11pm
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Meraki Radio

Meraki  [may-rah-kee] (adjective) This is a word that modern Greeks often use to describe doing something with soul, creativity, or love — when you put "something of yourself" into what you're doing, whatever it may be.

Meraki Radio tries to live up to the definition of this interesting word. Anyone who wants to get behind the mic and talk about meraki in their own life-- whether it be professional, historical, artistic, scientific, prolific or otherwise is encouraged to contact the show at kdrtmeraki@gmail.com.

Live Friday 8-9am
Replays Tuesday 12-1pm
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One Foundation

One Foundation

One Foundation takes listeners through the world of reggae music by exploring unfamiliar territories both within and beyond the boundaries of the genre. Hosted by UC Davis graduate students Cameron Johnson (history) and Ben Bean (anthropology), this program offers a fun and informative blend of music and conversation, with a focus on the traditions of Latin America and the Caribbean. Each week, we will sample the diverse sounds of a particular country, individual, region, historical moment, or conceptual theme.

Live Wednesday 4-5pm
Replays Friday 3-4pm

Planet Watch

planet watch

Planet Watch Radio, hosted by Rachel Anne Goodman and Joe Jordan, is a weekly radio show covering “big solutions to planet sized problems”.

Joe and Rachel interview scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs on the front lines and in the back waters who are creating solutions to the big problems facing our world today. “Cosmic Joe” adds fun tidbits on astronomy, weather, earth and sky phenomena, and “cosmic relief”.

Replays Friday 12-1pm

Praise Time with Preacher

Praise Time

The word "gospel" is derived for the old Anglo-Saxon word meaning “good message” or “good news." Host Preacher believes gospel music is powerful, whether the listener is or is not Christian--that everyone can enjoy listening to gospel because it is uplifting and inspiring, sung with passion and belief from the artist, touching all who hear it in a good and heartfelt way. The aim of the show is to help listeners find what Preacher believes lives in everyone: a good spirit that drives us to be the best we can be.

Live Tuesday 4-5pm
Replays Sunday 7-8am
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Rap Snacks Radio

Rap Snacks

Join host Kay-Beezy Fa Sheezy as he takes you on a hip-hop source-sample voyage to the days of fresh Fila suits, Kangols and fat gold chains. Kay-Beezy's record collection will delight your ear holes as you soak-up the oh-so-buttery vinyl that inspired hip-hop pioneers to create the music that shaped a generation. Kay-Beezy also uses his gift-of-gab to provide succulent color commentary. What you get is 110% raw, uncut hip-hop culture. There are no artificial flavors or preservatives needed as the wheels of steel that stay spinning do not rust. Word is bond, kid!!

Live Wednesday 6-7pm
Replays Monday 10-11pm

Shining Light

Join beloved KDRT show hostess SaraTAPS for an extra special series of interviews with Kirsten Elise, a local transformational teacher and empathic healer who also leads powerful Kundalini yoga series for the community.

Together, they'll spend an hour exploring a variety of topics to inspire, uplift and support listeners in living a heart centered life and expanding into their full power and full potential.

Live Sunday 12:30-1:30pm
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Silver Nine Volt Heart

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Join your host Rodriguez as he swings the gate wide open for a cool musical trip featuring sounds from all points of the compass.  Being mindful that "everything connects to everything else," on Silver Nine Volt Heart  you will find the many colorful threads that make up the tapestry of recorded sound...just click it on and let the music start. 

Live Saturday 12-2pm
Replays Thursday 5-7pm
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That's Life

calling card for That's Life program on KDRT

Host Lois Richter’s That’s Life new format is strictly interviews. Recurring topics include Davis activities and groups; work and life choices; philosophy and theory; and birding, cooking, art, and other passions. Lois occasionally breaks into music -- from ballads to the slack key sounds of Hawaii -- but mostly we just talk.

If you want to suggestion a topic for discussion or a person to interview, send a text to Lois at 530-902-0209 or leave a message in the comments here.

Live Thursday 1-2pm
Replays Sunday 2-3pm
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The Awesome Patrol Show

Joy, Gentle Friends!!

Tune in to The Awesome Patrol Show (TAPS) Live at 9pm on MONDAY nights (*New AwEsOmE Time *) to find out what SaraTAPS is sending out, to set you up for a great week with fun mix featuring a variety of the freshest indie label tunes, some fan fav's, occasional super special guests, along with the scoop on live music shows and noteworthy events in and around the Davis, Ca. Cheers Friends! All are welcome at this DaNCePaRtY!

Live Monday 9-10pm
Replays Tuesday 10-11pm, Friday 5-6pm
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The Folk Brothers

The Folk Brothers—Bill and Peter—explore an eclectic range of music, including traditional folk of the British Isles and the U.S, contemporary singer/songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic, and American roots music and some of its lesser-known offshoots. Tune in for a great music mix served with just a shake of sibling rivalry.

Live Wednesday 10-11am
Replays Monday 7-8am, Saturday 6-7pm

The Wild Fox Party

WILD FOX RADIO PARTY

Tune in for a wide variety of roots music, including doo-wop, gospel, jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll, Latin, African, and hillbilly/country bluegrass, from the early 1920s to contemporary times. The Wild Fox Party focuses on vocal groups , small-group ensembles, and outstanding vocalists and instrumentalists who never or hardly ever get heard. The music provides a forum for learning about history and diverse cultures, and it does so through the exposure of music as art highlighting points in time that will last forever via the medium of audio recordings.

Live Tuesday 10-11am
Replays Monday 6-7pm

Twang Thang

Twang Thang features outlaw country old and new, featuring the folks who sowed the harder-edged musical seeds for what we today call Americana, as well as the newer artists who continue the tunes and outlaw ethos forward. George Jones, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Lucinda Willimans, Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakum, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Billie Jo Shaver...Americana music didn't just show up one day; it has deep and varied country music roots. Twang Thang explores both the originators and the newcomers, checking out a bunch of the music that happened along the way.

Live Sunday 9-10am
Replays Wednesday 3-4pm
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