KFJC 89.7FM

Radio that's weirder than you, but not by much.

Fundraiser 2022

Once a year, as summer draws to a close, KFJC transforms into full-on super infinity Fundraiser Mode. As non-profit, non-commercial purveyors of unusual sound, we rely on our friends and listeners for financial support — and we love them for it! Your contributions help us continue broadcasting for another year, and we've got a wide range of gifts to say thank you.

KFJC Training: join us!

Our Fall 2022 hybrid training class starts on Wednesday Sept 28th and is now open for registration. Click here for full details.

Pandemic Broadcast Arrangements

KFJC DJs and hosts are doing live shows from our studios at Foothill College and we are taking precautions to protect everyone's health. While some folks remain away from the station, we are airing selected programs from the past, as well as new shows produced at home. Thanks for listening!

Events & Specials

Latinx Heritage Month

Saturday, October 1 12:00am — Monday, October 31 11:59pm

Throughout October, KFJC celebrates Latinx Heritage Month at Foothill College. Tune in to hear Latinx artists across the broadcast schedule. Special programming will also honor the contributions of Latinx musicians past and present.

I LIKE IT LIKE THAT! Latin Soul and Boogaloo from NY in the 1960s and '70s - Part 1

Thursday, October 6 10:00am — 2:00pm

Hosted by Ann Arbor and Rocky Rococo
In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month at Foothill College, this edition of the International Collective focuses on 1960s and 1970s Latin Soul and Boogaloo from New York, New York. The first 3 hours will include a rebroadcast of part one of a Mayhem special from 2009 (see playlist) and the final hour will feature additional material. Dance through pre-Salsa New York exploring the artists, bands, influences and styles of Latin Soul. A live interview with Joe Bataan, one of the original musicians in this scene is included in both parts 1 and 2. Part two of the special will air on October 20.

World College Radio Day

Friday, October 7 12:00am — 11:59pm

On Friday, October 7, 2022, KFJC joins with other college radio stations from around the world to celebrate World College Radio Day. In its 12th year, College Radio Day is a day set aside to recognize the important contributions of college radio. By raising awareness of college radio, it's also hoped that those unfamiliar with college radio will tune in and discover something amazing. Help spread the word about KFJC on this day! Since it also coincides with the KFJC fundraiser, we are very thankful for your monetary donations too.

KFJC's 63rd Anniversary

Thursday, October 20 12:00am — 11:59pm

Happy 63rd anniversary to KFJC! On October 20, 1959, KFJC Station Manager Bob Ballou spoke the first words ever to be heard on KFJC, broadcasting from a broom closet on the station's former frequency 88.5 FM at the old Foothill Junior College campus in Mountain View, California. We are still going strong today at 89.7 FM from Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. Learn more about KFJC's history on our History Blog and by taking a look at our history timeline.

I LIKE IT LIKE THAT! Latin Soul and Boogaloo from NY in the 1960s and '70s - Part 2

Thursday, October 20 10:00am — 2:00pm

Hosted by Ann Arbor and Rocky Rococo
In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month at Foothill College, this edition of the International Collective focuses on 1960s and 1970s Latin Soul and Boogaloo from New York, New York. The first 3 hours will include a rebroadcast of part two of a Mayhem special from 2009 (see playlist) and the final hour will feature additional material. Dance through pre-Salsa New York exploring the artists, bands, influences and styles of Latin Soul. A live interview with Joe Bataan, one of the original musicians in this scene is included in both parts 1 and 2.

Joe Strummer: Punk Rock Warlord (08/21/1952 - 12/22/2002)

Thursday, December 22 10:00am — 2:00pm

Hosted by dr doug
KFJC shines a spotlight on musician and Clash co-founder Joe Strummer on the 20th anniversary of his death. During this special, dr doug takes a look at Joe Strummer's history: his music, words, and the music and words of others focusing on his life. Tune in to hear a 4-hour celebration of Joe Strummer.

 

 

Music Reviews
With dozens of new titles each week, KFJC DJs discuss what we add to the library and why.

Join KFJC
Our Fall 2022 hybrid training class starts on Wednesday Sept 28th and is now open for registration.
Click here for more information.

Concert Outlook
Your source for live sound in the Bay Area, and a list of clubs where you can hear it at.

History Blog
Tidbits and reflections from KFJC's 60 years on the air.

Donations & Swag
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