Kate Tempest on World Cafe - Tuesday at 2pm

British multi-disciplinarian Kate Tempest has tried her hand at everything from rap to poetry to playwriting. Let Them Eat Chaos, a hip hop concept album, is her latest project.

Kate Tempest is an English poet, spoken-word artist and playwright. In 2013 she won the Ted Hughes Award for her work Brand New Ancients. In 2015-16, she was a visiting fellow in the Department of English at University College London.
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eTown welcomes legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell for his very first visit to eTown. Known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”, William takes the stage with eTown’s house band to share music from his latest release, as well as a few classics. Also with us is eTown newcomer Alejandro Escovedo who brings his stellar band to share his unique version of punk-influenced rock and roll.

Whether its unconscious or overt, racism remains a sensitive issue in America. But the idea of “reverse racism” isn’t an inversion of that—it’s an example. A free public gathering to examine and debunk that idea is happening in Santa Rosa this Wednesday night.

Tiffany Camhi

The winter storms that drenched Northern California and brought much of the state out of the drought have been a good thing for most of us. But for oyster farmers in Tomales Bay, lots of rain means lots of closures. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi visited one oyster company to check on the health of their oysters and their business. 

Over the past few seasons, BSC has brought our listeners a lot of Memphis music from a funky Midtown dive known as DKDC (Don't Know, Don't Care). On this week’s program we take a closer look at what makes a music spot special, how it fits in with the overall scene, and we talk with the owner, restaurateur Karen Carrier. Oh, and we also have killer performances from The Reigning Sound and Lucy Woodward!  

Featured Artists:

The Reigning Sound 

Tuesday nights 9-11 pm, Lady Spins the Blues! Mary Carroll is your host, and she will take you on a journey through the blues. 

Date & Time: April 11, 7-9 PM Location:  KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/app @iTunes store & Google Play

Tonight on Something Completely Different - it's "Something Completely Fashionable!"  

I've heard some grumbling in the ranks, all about how too many Something Completely Different shows are too...well...quirky. Like people's first and last names. Like birds in the title. Like...like...dead people, for instance. What about concentrating more on singer-songwriters, on musicians, or musical instruments, even?  

No Smoking Pot While Driving Clears Committee

Apr 11, 2017
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ALSO: Tax collections in California beat expectations for last month, with a haul of some 7.6 billion dollars. But State Controller Betty Yee cautions the numbers have been volatile in recent months, saying that’s a bad sign for the state’s job market.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter.

Curing traffic congestion means using fewer vehicles to move a growing number of people. Sonoma County is preparing to test some strategies to do that, as Christian Kallen reports.

The deadline for submitting proposals for the county’s car-sharing pilot program was last Friday. Interviews with the most promising applicants will be held later this month. 

Tonight on Folk Alley: 

In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from Noam Pikelny, Tim O'Brien, Quiles & Cloud, Doolin', Bill Scorzari, Mipso; we have some baseball tunes to celebrate opening day with tracks from Steve Goodman, Sam Bush, Chaim Tannenbaum; a set from California-based country songwriter Sam Outlaw's new record, 'Tenderheart'; also one from Valerie June's new album 'The Order of Time'; plus favorites from Eric Bibb, Emmylou Harris, Altan, Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch, and many more.  

The dream continues this Monday night, April 10 from 7-10PM PDT on KRCB-FM Radio 91, streaming at 

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