Jazz After Dark June 18 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark! Cool jazz, vocals, some mellow Coltrane, and more.

Artie Shaw; Teddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan with Bob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans. Paul Desmond, John Coltrane, Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Leon Redbone, Wynton Marsalis Septet, Cassandra Wilson, Piano Connection & Marcs Boogie.

Broadcasts live from KDRT-LP FM, 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday midnight, Wednesday 10pm

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CANCELLED: Live DiRT - Painted Wind @ Armadillo Music - June 14

This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please join us for the NEXT Live DiRT, June 21 at Sudwerk, for the Davis Music Fest Kick-Off! Deets to come. :)

Join KDRT's Live DiRT crew with local American duo Painted Wind for 2nd Friday ArtAbout at Armadillo Music in downtown Davis. As Painted Wind, Mel Bearns and Nancy Northrup draw from the deep well of iconic folk, bluegrass, country, and blues singer-songwriters, presenting artfully crafted originals and carefully chosen covers. The performance and live broadcast start at 6:30 p.m. (PT), June 14. See you there!

Laurel Canyon 1965 Was All About The Music, lets go Friday June 14, 2019 at 4:00PM

In three short years (1965 - 1967) Laural Canyon, Hollywood, created a music communty that influenced music around the world. The movie "Echo In The Canyon" is a must see for music lovers. So this weeks listening lyrics will explore those three years. So listen in - relax, close your eyes, open your ears and let us take you back to 1965. 

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“Potluck.” June 14, 2019

“Potluck.”  This episode (6/14/19) is called “Potluck” because we are a community gathering to share and enjoy a table full of delicious western music and poetry. There’s lots of variety in the offerings; enough so that everyone should be able to find plenty to enjoy. I hope this episode leaves you feeling satisfied after this great feast among friends!

Jazz After Dark June 4 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark: jazz from the cool, soul, and blues spectrum. Oscar Peterson (with Billie Holiday), Don Byas Quartet, Oscar Peterson, Frank Foster, Jimmy Giuffre, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Grant Green, Cassandra Wilson, Brandi Disterheft.

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Frank Foster, Grant Green, Cassandra Wilson, Oscar Peterson.  Live Tuesdays at 8 pm, replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm.


Jazz After Dark May 28 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark! Jazz across eight decades! Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Peggy Lee, Major Glenn Miller, Doris Day with Les Brown, Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, Django Reinhardt, Luiz Bonfá, Billie Holiday, Mary Lou Williams, Sonny Stitt, Bobby Hackett, Jim Hall, Pete Fountain, Oscar Peterson and Friends (Shirley Horn vocals), Ben Paterson.

Divine Intervention Strikes - May 28, 2019

Divine Intervention strikes this week with a smattering of old-school hip-hop plus new rock/pop/experimental releases from Anton Barbeau, Interpol, TOKiMONSTA, Holly Herndon... See the playlist and stream the show via the program page. Listen up next Monday at 7pm Pacific for more Divine Intervention, only on KDRT, community radio for Davis, CA, and beyond.

Painted Wind visits Listening Lyrics Friday May 24, 2019 at 4:00PM

"Painted Wind" with Nancy Northrup and Mel Bearns visits us with their musical gifts they loves to share

We are an Americana duo that is steeped in traditional folk, bluegrass, country and blues, with a passion for artfully crafted songs and vocal harmonies.=

Painted Wind was formed out of a trio formerly known as Hickory Hollar. Nancy and Mel found common ground across a panorama featuring many distinct artists and genres and came together with the shared passion of crafting new music, and deftly interpreting classic covers.

This show will be streamed live on