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Join Us Sunday Nov. 10 for The Muddy Waders at Berryessa Brewing and Tuesday Nov. 12 at Barn and Pantry Open Mic

We invite the community to join us Nov. 10–17 as we host events from Davis to Dixon, and Winters to Woodland, highlighting our region’s rich local music scene and kicking off our annual fall fundraiser.  Our first events along the "Grassroots Trail" are Sunday, 11/10  with The Muddy Waders @Berryessa Brewing 3-6 pm, Winters; and Tuesday, 11/12 at Open Mic Night with Hattie Craven @The Barn & Pantry 7-8:30 pm, Dixon. For additional information about the upcoming week's events, see the article in the Davis Enterprise.

Jazz After Dark November 05 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark:

Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington with Rosemary Clooney, Ben Webster Quintet, Ben Webster, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, Peggy Lee, Johnny Hodges, Stanley Turrentine, Ahmad Jamal, George Robert, George Shearing.

Broadcasts live 8 pm Tuesdays on KDRT-LP 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11 pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm

Playlists, archives, and RSS Feed here: https://kdrt.org/blogs/don-shor-0

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High Country Music Radio Tuesday Nov 5th

This Tuesday, Nov. 5th, on High Country Music Radio KDRT 95.7FM, host Rusty Nail will feature an assortment of artists and include recent releases from the vibrant bluegrass band  Backline and fantastic songwriter Jeremy Ivey. Tomorrow’s playlist will include music from artists well-deserving of more airtime such as Headforthehills, Goodnight Texas and a pair of songs from the Highwomen’s Natalie Hemby. Rusty and staff at KDRT 95.7 fm  appreciate you making us a part of your day listening on the radio!

It's Rootstock 2019 - KDRT Celebrates 15 Years of Grassroots Radio

You are invited to join our 15th anniversary celebration Nov. 10 - 17, along the Grassroots Trail - from Davis to Dixon, and Winters to Woodland - for a week of events at community gathering places throughout our region, featuring local music and good cheer. Then tune in to KDRT 95.7 FM (or stream at kdrt.org) November 17-23 during our on-air 2019 Fall Fundraising for a week of taking stock of our roots, honoring longtime friends, and reaching out to new. Keep your eyes out for this beautiful "Save-the-Date" postcard with a listing of all our upcoming events. We thank KDRT alum and artist Gregory Shilling for this Rootstock 2019 image, which will be available as special edition t-shirts and more.  Mark your calendars and see you along the Grassroots Trail!     11/10  The Muddy Waders @Berryessa Brewing 3-6 pm, Winters; 11/12 Open Mic with Hattie Craven @The Barn & Pantry 7-9 pm, Dixon; 11/13 Jazz Night @Root of Happiness Kava Bar 8-11 pm, Davis; 11/15 KDRT Night @Woodstock’s Pizza 5pm – midnight, Davis; 11/16 KDRT Garage Sale @the Station/DMA 8am – noon, Davis; 11/17 Banjo Bones @Blue Note Brewing 3-6 pm, Woodland.

Jazz After Dark October 29 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark: Ella Fitzgerald, Mary Lou Williams, Gil Evans, Tommy Flanagan, Etta Jones, Illinois Jacquet, Kai Winding, Zoot Sims, Dave Brubeck Quartet ft. Jim Hall, Lee Konitz & the Brazilian Band, Oscar Aleman.

Broadcasts live 8 pm Tuesdays on KDRT-LP 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11 pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm

Playlists, archives, and RSS Feed here: https://kdrt.org/blogs/don-shor-0

 

Listening Lyrics interviews StnrKrew, Hip Hop and Rock. Friday November 1, 2019

StnrKrew Music is a group of four artists who love hip hop and a variety of old rock n roll type music, growing up in Las Vegas and different parts of California the members DocSinister, JetLagg, MoonChild, and DaVinciiHendriXX have come together accompanied by good friend Dj Morfintime to recreate and reignite the fire in lyrical punch line battle rap style BARs putting rhythm and raw words together as one to exceed the level set by previous rap legends. With idols such as MacMiller, Tupac, Biggie, Eminem, and so sooooo much more the bar is set very high!

Visit StnrKrew at StnrKrew Music on Soundcloud

For those outside the listening area this show will be streamed live on kdrt.org

Jazz After Dark October 22 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark: Earl Bostic, Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, The Curtis Fuller Quintet with Zoot Sims, Oscar Peterson, Dave Pike, Stan Getz, Count Basie, Dianne Reeves, Howard Roberts.

Photo clockwise from upper left: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, Earl Bostic, Dianne Reeves, Stan Getz.

Broadcasts live 8 pm Tuesdays on KDRT-LP 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11 pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm

https://kdrt.org/audio/jazz-after-dark-800pm-oct-22nd-2019

High Country Music Radio Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019

This Tuesday, October 22 at 11 am, Rusty Nail's playlist features artists such as Yonder Mountain String Band, Crooked Still, Yarn and Breaking Grass, continuing the exploration of nontraditional arrangements within bluegrass.

Diggng deeper into High Country Music Radio’s music library, Rusty is also excited to include a pair of songs from a talented Nashville based musician, Bennie Boling, who supports himself as a luthier. This week’s show also includes an unusually arranged cover of Dueling Banjos.

Jazz After Dark October 15 2019

Coming up tonight at 8 pm on Jazz After Dark: West Coast cool, Ella and Louis, and a tribute to Milcho Leviev.

Ella Fitzgerald & Frank Devol's Orchestra, Dave Brubeck, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges, Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges, Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Nat King Cole, Milcho Leviev, Milcho Leviev & Friends, Gil Evans.

Broadcasts live 8 pm Tuesdays on KDRT-LP 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11 pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm

Photo clockwise from upper left: Johnny Hodges, Gerry Mulligan, Nat King Cole, Milcho Leviev.

Blue Mango Founders and Musicians To Appear on KDRT Thursday October 17

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary for Davis' legendary Restaurant Cooperative and Coffeehouse - the Blue Mango.  Tune  in or stream this Thursday at 1 pm for "That's Life" as host Lois Richter interviews some of the founding member/workers of the Blue Mango, including Ken Kemmerling, Maura Metz, and Russell St. Claire.  Additionally, local music fans can tune in Thursday evening 7-9 pm to "Live Tracks" when host Jim Buchanan welcomes special guest guiarist Bill Scholer to the studio, and Jan Peters via phone.  Both musicians are part of the more than 300 musicians who played at the Blue Mango during its 1979-94 "life" as a creative hub and community gathering space.  They are in-town this week to play at Friday night's special KDRT benefit concert 6 - 8 pm on the patio of Parkside Bar and Lounge, site of the Blue Mango, and for Saturday night's Blue Mango Anniversay Celebration for former workers/staff/Blue Mango family.