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Show Me The Body
Saturday, March 4th - 4:00pm
Posted on 3/2/2023

Tune in on Saturday, March 4th @ 4PM to hear The Genderwave in conversation with NYC trio, Show Me The Body, ahead of their show later the same evening at The UC Theatre in Berkeley.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Thursday, March 2nd - 1:30pm
Posted on 3/1/2023

On Thursday, March 2nd @ 1:30PM, Madame X hosts bass player, creative director, and son of the founders of Preservation Hall, Ben Jaffe, for an in-studio interview ahead of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band's show later the same night for Cal Performances at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus

Nyte Skye
Tuesday, February 28th - 6:00pm
Posted on 2/28/2023

Join DJ Massari on Tuesday, February 28th @ 6PM when he hosts Bay Area father/son band, Nyte Skye, ahead of their Winters Tavern show in Pacifica on March 4th.

Tom Verlaine
Tuesday, February 28th - 11:59pm
Posted on 2/22/2023

Tune in on Tuesday February 28th at 11:59 pm when the KALX DJ The Berkestir will feature music of the artist Tom Verlaine, who recently passed away, on  Midnight Express. In honoring Tom Verlaine, The Berkestir will feature music of Television, Tom's solo works,  Tom's work in The Million Dollar Bashers on the "I'm Not Here" Original soundtrack, and a song he co- wrote with Patti Smith.

Friday, February 24th - 12:30pm
Posted on 2/22/2023

On Friday, February 24th @ 12:30PM Babu speaks with NYC based artist, Junglepussy, ahead of her Noise Pop Festival appearance at The New Parish in Oakland on Sunday, February 26th.

Soundway Records logo
Monday, February 27th - 11:59pm
Posted on 2/21/2023

On Radio Dunya Feb 27th 11:59p until Feb 28th 1am dj Amaing Grace presents a brief overview of one of her favorite music sources---London-based indie label Soundway Records. Tunes will range from their first 2002 release to music issued in January of 2023. There will be high-energy music spanning multiple decades and countries, from reissues of 1970s Ghana funk and nightclub sounds that began the label to the current wide-ranging cross-cultural artists on their roster.

Fiat Lux Redux Debuts Feb. 21
Tuesday, February 21st - 9:00am
Posted on 2/15/2023

Join us for the debut of the newest public affairs program at KALX, Fiat Lux Redux on Tuesday Feb. 21 from 9-9:30am.

Fiat Lux Redux is a culled from the wide variety of conversations, lectures, and podcasts at UC Berkeley, and edited for air at KALX. Episode 1 features selections from a conversation with Judy Juanita, Madalynn Rucker and Ericka Huggins discussing their time with The Black Panther Party at an event hosted at UC Berkeley in October 2022 celebrating the publication of Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party.

Gracie and Rachel
Friday, February 17th - 2:00pm
Posted on 2/15/2023

Join Pacifica on Friday, February 17th @ 2PM when she speaks with Gracie and Rachel, the collaborative duo of keyboardist Gracie Coates and violinist Rachel Ruggles.

Gilla at the Cornerstone
Posted on 2/14/2023

The standing room surrounding the stage at Cornerstone on the evening of February 11th began sparse and scattered, dotted with both couples and solo attendees anticipating the start of the show. By the time the opening band, Pure Adult, was completing their set, the onlookers had gathered and condensed, gravitating towards the front to absorb the buzzing energy generated by the band.

Calvin Keys
Saturday, February 11th - 10:00pm
Posted on 2/9/2023

Jazz guitar legend Calvin Keys stops by KALX Live! for an in-studio performance and interview this Saturday, Feb 11th at 10pm with host DJ Nickel Hardaway. Keys has been a staple of the Bay Area jazz scene for nearly 50 years, first recording for Oakland's eminent Black Jazz label. Since relocating in 1975, he has played in countless live and recorded sessions in and around the area, on top of teaching and mentoring at Jazz Camp West and the Oakland Public Conservatory.