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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 Thursday 8:30-9am

Celtic Songlines

Celtic Songlines, Celtic, Celtic music, Irish music, Scottish music

Celtic Songlines celebrates the music, stories, and traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and other Celtic lands. Tune in on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at KDRT 95.7 FM, with replays Monday 8–9 p.m. and Saturday 6–7 p.m. Outside our broadcast area, you can stream at, or subscribe to the Celtic Songlines podcast on Apple podcasts. 


Live Tuesday 11am-12pm
Replays Monday 8-9pm, Saturday 6-7pm

Cowboy Tracks

Join Nancy around the campfire to hear authentic Western roots music and cowboy poetry. Something deep in your soul will resonate to stories from the early wranglers, Mexican vaqueros, Old West adventurers, Silver Screen buckaroos, Western Swing bands, contemporary real cowboys, and all who appreciate wide open spaces, freedom, and the western lifestyle.


Live Wednesday 1-2pm
Replays Tuesday 10-11pm

Davis Music Connections

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Davis has a very unique musical scene — from the Mondavi Center’s formal performances to the local clubs where bands and upcoming artists hone their craft. Local and visiting musicians  are captured by Jim Buchanan on our Live Tracks program. On Davis Music Connections, we play past Davis bands of note, along with those who are currently touring, taking a little bit of Davis to the rest of the world.

Live Tuesday 3-4pm
Replays Wednesday 2-3pm


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Davis has interesting people, ideas, connections, and events. On Davisville, host Bill Buchanan presents stories that have some connection to Davis. The program has won 10 Excellence in Journalism awards from the San Francisco Press Club.

Live Monday 5:30-6pm
Replays Tuesday 12-12:30pm, Friday 5-5:30pm, Saturday 8:30-9am

Democracy Now!

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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


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 11am-12pm, Sunday 11pm-Monday 12am

Education Beat

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KDRT is proud to air EdSource’s new show, Education Beat: Getting to the heart of California schools.

From EdSource: 

"Join us each week as we cover everything from preschool to college, bringing you the personal stories behind the headlines.   We want you to hear the voices that are too often drowned out in the broader conversation: parents, teachers, and the students themselves."


Replays Monday 5:15-5:30pm, Tuesday 8:15-8:30am

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 Wednesday 8-9am

Eye on Sports

Eye On Sports is a talk radio show focused on various professional and amateur sports with a concentration on local athletics. Hoss Chuck and Cody have been involved with sports both nationally and locally for more than 10 years and want to bring their opinions/discussion points to the public through conversation, outside interviews, and investigation. This show will not be politically driven in anyway, locally or nationally. The conversation will be around the social environment, business side, strategy, and psychology of sports.

Live Friday 4-5pm

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

Imagining Yolo Davis

Imagining Yolo Davis

Imagining Yolo Davis interviews citizens (imaginers) of this community who are imagining projects that will affect all of us for the greater good. From recycling, music, community groups to park clean-up groups ... the list goes on — private imaginers using their talents to enrich our community.

What makes these imaginers tick and what is so important? The health and well being of our community.

Live Friday 5:30-6pm
Replays Tuesday 5-5:30pm, Sunday 12-12:30pm



IMPLOSION is hosted by Nick Saloman, front person of The Bevis Frond. Born and raised in London, England, Nick started buying records as a small child in the late 1950s and began going to gigs and playing in bands as a teen in the late 60s. IMPLOSION is simply an hour of Nick playing the music that he loves (psychedelia, rock, folk, beat, jazz, soul, punk, and more), with a bit of chat thrown in for good measure.

Live Wednesday 5-6pm
Replays Sunday 11am-12pm

Live Tracks

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Live Tracks frequently airs recordings from local performances here in Davis. LT began broadcasting on September 30, 2004, and has produced 679 episodes as of April 2023. Best experienced with a lava lamp, cool recreational beverage of choice, and a place to chill out. Peace.

Live Thursday 7-9pm
Replays Monday 1-3pm, Saturday 9-11pm

Loafer's Glory

Loafer's Glory

Loafer's Glory -  "A Hobo Jungle Of The Mind"

KDRT-LP is proud to bring our listeners reairings of "Loafer's Glory," a show featuring legendary folk singer Bruce "Utah" Phillips orginally recorded at KVMR in Nevada City, and now being brought back to audiences everywhere by Duncan Phillips.

Replays Thursday 10-11am, Sunday 10-11am

Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wracking Auditorium

Lord Blood-Rah, host of the syndicated TV series Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Theatre, invades your mind with old time radio horror and science fiction episodes best heard in the dark!    Join us every Saturday night at 11:30pm for vintage audio chills and thrills!     Stock music provided by Walperion_Music, from Pond5.

Replays Sunday 9:30-10pm

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


Live Tuesday 12:30-1pm
Replays Friday 8-8:30am

Praise Time with Preacher

Praise Time with Preacher

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 Praise Time 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

Reaper Radio

Join The Alchemist as he is raised from the dead every Friday from 10 p.m. to 12 midnight Pacific time on KDRT and the whispering wind. Conjuring the lost souls of horrendous, hideous heavy-metal tracks to bleed the ears, the Alchemist blends scaring guitars, thundering drums, bludgeoning bass, and silent screams into a vortex of black doom, extreme thrash, and technical classic metal music. Hell awaits!

Live Friday 10pm-Saturday 12am

Rising Up

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Rising Up, with Sonali Kolhatkar, is an all-women run radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate stations.

Broadcasting from Los Angeles, Rising Up with Sonali is made possible by Pacifica station KPFK. The radio version is available to Pacifica affiliate stations, which includes KDRT-LP.

Replays Monday 7-8am, Tuesday 7-8am, Wednesday 7-8am, Thursday 7-8am, Friday 7-8am

Roots, Shoots and Leaves

Roots, Shoots and Leaves' DJ Tree has a theory of music that involves a tree. Suffice it to say that it involves a trinity — an exploration of themes and connections among recording artists — and otherwise very few boundaries. Listen for music old and new, known and unknown. And if you listen long enough, you may experience some musical enlightenment. 

Live Tuesday 6-8pm
Replays Saturday 12-2pm

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 Thursday 4-6pm
Replays Friday 10am-12pm, Saturday 2-4pm

That's Life

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Lois Richter’s format for That’s Life is mostly interviews. Recurring topics include Davis activities and groups; work and life choices; philosophy and theory; plus birding, cooking, art, and other passions. Lois occasionally breaks into music — from ballads to the slack key sounds of Hawaii to golden oldies rock 'n' roll — but mostly there is just talk.

To suggest a topic for discussion or a person to interview, text Lois or leave a message in the comments here.

Live Thursday 11am-12pm
Replays Saturday 7-8am

The Awesome Patrol Show

Joy, Gentle Friends!! Catch Sara TAPS on Friday afternoons (Yay! Again!!) live at 2:30 p.m. for your weekly installment of The Awesome Patrol Show — an hour of fresh tunes to wrap up your week. Think of it like a song "flight" of awesome sounds, ideas, feels! Sara creates the sets to feel reminiscent of old-school mix-tapes, something she's never stopped making since getting her first double-tape deck in junior high! Enjoy InJOY, a weekly mix for you, me, our commUNITY! TAPS mantra: Jams up, windows down!

Live Friday 2:30-4pm
Replays Monday 9:30-11pm

The Cerealist


The Cerealist curates chilling broadcasts of loud + bizarre soundscapes from an ancient cave bellowing death metal from around the globe, with smoky stage lights on music from American, Swedish, and Norwegian shredders. Tune in every week for 30 brutal minutes of blast-beat heaven!

Live Saturday 11-11:30pm

The News Cycle

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The Davis Senior High School's Blue Devil Hub produce this weekly show for the Davis community. The show dives into issues relevant to students and residents. In addition to KDRT, you can find the show at It is broadcast on 95.7 KDRT at 8 AM on Mondays and noon on Tuesdays.

Replays Monday 5-5:15pm, Tuesday 8-8:15am

The Wild Fox 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 Wednesday 11pm-Thursday 12am, Thursday 6-7pm

Timeout Radio

The award-winning youth radio show and podcast, Timeout Radio, covers a range of topics of interest to teens. Broadcasting from Davis, California, the show has a mix of in-depth reporting, interviews, music, and a place of the week. Inquisitive teens interested in sports, travel, and learning about the world will enjoy getting to know host Rohan and his fascinating line-up of insightful guests.

All past episodes are archived forever below. Find Timeout Radio on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Replays Tuesday 5:30-6pm, Saturday 8-8:30am

Twang Thang


Twang Thang features outlaw country old and new, showcasing 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 the originators, the newcomers, and the music that happened along the way!

Live Monday 6-8pm
Replays Wednesday 9-11pm, Sunday 8-10am