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Listening Lyrics with Mick Flannery - this Friday

It is not every week we have an international renowned singer/songwriter - BUT _ this week we do.

Mick Flannery was brought up on a farm outside Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland. His first real connection to music was watching an unplugged Nirvana coveringBowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World”. After a stint in a music college in Cork, he travelled to the U.S. where he “wandered around for a time.” While there, he entered the U.S. Songwriting Competition in Nashville, Tennessee and, to his surprise, won two top awards for his compositions.

Mick has a couple of top 10 singles in Europe and is in California for ONLY two shows (SF and Davis) before heading back to Ireland.

Catch him live Friday Nov. 15 in Davis at THIRD SPACE

Listening Lyrics Nov 8, 2013, 2013 with the JUSTIN COX

Listening Lyrics has been after this guy for months and finally we get to spend an hour with him.

Justin (from Winters, CA) started playing guitar as a teenager, and went on to front a couple of punk bands (Mr. Nobody and Stenna & the Poison Apples) during high school and college.

A writer by trade, he has a deep appreciation for sentence structure and storytelling. His approach to songwriting has been shaped by artists like Jackson Browne and Paul Simon, but his most formative musical years were spent listening to bands like Goldfinger, Against Me! and Fugazi. You can hear this blend in his songs.

Twitter: @CoxJustin Bandcamp: http://justincox.bandcamp.com/

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Na Mele O Hawai'i

Na Mele O Hawai'i with BETH POST.

The depth and research of this show specialising in Hawai'in music has a world wide following. And its right here on KDRT.

Listen to previous shows via streaming here http://www.kdrt.org/node/7419

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

Live Thursday 2-3pm
Replays Tuesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 3-4pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 9:30-10:30am


Jazz After Dark is one of KDRT's jewels. Don Shor shares his gift of Jazz Knowledge with us and we can enjoy hours of great jazz just click the link below and pick one of his many shows available through streaming


20th Century Jazz: each show features instrumental and vocal jazz, usually presented in historical sequence. Occasionally contemporary, sometimes much older selections, lots from the 1940's to the 1980's. 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.

Live Tuesday 8-9pm       Replays Monday 6-7pm, Saturday 9-10pm

Listening Lyrics Nov 1, 2013, 2013 with the SUNMONKS

Lets start November with some very special talent. Listening Lyrics is excited to spend an hour with the SUNMOMKS.
California's §µn∑ønk§ combine brass-flourished world rhythms and tight nit lyrical harmonies.

Ludwig and Piper Sweet starting performing as SunMonks in late 2012 as a way to get people to dance. They are currently recording a collection of songs and performing on the west coast.