Specials & Events

KFJC Upcoming Events, Co-Presents, and Live Mics

Sunday, April 16 10:00pm — Saturday, June 3 8:00pm

KFJC is out and about! Here are some KFJC events and live mics happening soon:
Mayhem 1 to Mayhem 31: KFJC's Month of Mayhem
Mayhem 26: Dead Luke and Underground River Live Mic
Mayhem 30: Mint.Beats Live Set and Interview
June 2: White Fuzzy Bloodbath Live Mic
June 3: Tab In/Tab Out and 8 Hour Animal Live Mic

“How Are the Mighty Fallen?”

Sunday, Mayhem 28 7:00pm — 10:00pm

Hosted By Dave Emory
Dave Emory presents “How Are the Mighty Fallen?” Dave Emory presents programs about the heroism of authors Sterling and Peggy Seagrave and Iris Chang detailing their brilliant research into the deep politics of World War II in the Pacific, the powerful forces that benefitted from that conflict, and the deadly, terrifying retribution directed at the writers.  

Country Music of the 1940s

Monday, Mayhem 29 10:00am — 2:00pm

Hosted By Sally Goodin
The 1940s were an innovative time in country music, with different styles including western swing, hillbilly boogie, honky-tonk, and the singing cowboy. Tune in to hear Roy Acuff, Gene Autry, Spade Cooley, Red Foley, Moon Mullican, Roy Rogers, Floyd Tillman, Merle Travis, Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, and many, many more. 

“Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?”

Monday, Mayhem 29 6:00pm — 10:00pm

Hosted By Dave Emory
Mr. Emory presents “Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?,” Presenting Memorial Day programs about the JFK assassination as pivotal in America’s entry into the Vietnam War, the Vietnam War experiences of Special Forces Colonel Dan Marvin as well as interviews with Sterling and Peggy Seagrave about their research into Japanese World War II gold and the forces that benefitted from that wealth.  

Sir Clement Seymour 'Coxsone' Dodd - Reggae Forefather

Tuesday, Mayhem 30 2:00am — 6:00am

Hosted By dr. doug
The Jamaican producer Clement Seymour "Coxsone" Dodd founded Studio One in 1954. It became, arguably, the birthplace of Ska and Reggae; giving a start to the career of many Jamaican artists, maybe most notably Bob Marley and the Wailers. Join Dr. Doug as he takes a look at one of the forefathers of reggae.

Mint.Beats Live Set and Interview

Tuesday, Mayhem 30 7:00pm — 10:00pm

Hosted by Ms. Tiza
Ms.Tiza hosts Bay Area producer Mint.Beats, with a live set and interview. Mint.Beats limited cassette release is the latest to hit shelves on local record label, Needle To The Groove. Allen Johnson, co-founder of the label, will also be in the studio. Tune in to get transported into a world of lo-fi production and sentimental storytelling. 

From Taiko to Tama- Bang your Drum

Tuesday, Mayhem 30 10:00pm — Wednesday, Mayhem 31 2:00am

Hosted By Ras Babo
Four hours of drummers of various styles and influences. KFJC staffers submitted their suggestions for their favorite drummers, and Ras Babo wades through the sticks and skins to find some gems. Paradiddle your way to timpanic membrane delight. 

Have a Nicer Day

Wednesday, Mayhem 31 6:00am — 10:00am

Hosted By Brian Damage
More 1970s AM pop hits, delivered with the message, “have a nice day.” Up with people. 

Anatolian Psych Part 3

Thursday, June 1 10:00am — 2:00pm

Hosted By Ann Arbor
From the heyday in the 1960s and ’70’s to today’s musicians and the Anatolian Rock Revival. Part 3 will showcase the works of musicians we haven’t yet heard from prior to 1980, as well as today’s musicians who are continuing the tradition of Anatolian Psych incorporating new styles of music. Some of the featured artists include: Gaye Su Akyol, Baba Zula, Altin Gun, and Islandman.  

White Fuzzy Bloodbath Live Mic    

Friday, June 2 4:00pm — 6:00pm

Hosted by Grawer
White Fuzzy Bloodbath brings its mix of heavy psych, doom and stoner rock for a live performance in the KFJC pit on Friday, June 2nd at 4pm.

George Thorogood & The Delaware Destroyers

Saturday, June 3 12:00pm — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Hosted By Carson Street
"High-energy boogie-blues" is how George Thorogood's music is often described. 

Live Mic with Tab In/Tab Out and 8 Hour Animal    

Saturday, June 3 3:00pm — 6:00pm

Hosted by Teachers AIDS
Imploding Sounds’ Tim Burkland descends from Seattle to pulverize the KFJC pit with one of his many harsh noise personas, Tab In/Tab Out, along with New York’s primal post industrial 8 Hour Animal for a demented derangement of the senses dulled by societal enslavement. 

A Mighty Love: the career of soul music maestro Thom Bell

Saturday, June 3 9:00pm — Sunday, June 4 12:00am

Hosted By Zero Gravity
Born in Jamaica but raised in Philadelphia, Thom Bell, who passed away on December 22 of last year, was a singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, pianist and composer. Along with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, he was pivotal in creating the sound of Philadelphia soul in the 1970s. He found success as a producer and songwriter for the Delfonics, Stylistics, Spinners and many others. On June 4 from 9pm to midnight, Zero Gravity traces his recorded career with rare tracks and the hits that made him a legend in soul music.

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