KZFR 90.1

Chico, CA

KZFR Community Radio is a noncommercial, nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to playing music and disseminating news and information. Our purpose is to entertain, educate, and to contribute to cultural appreciation and enlightenment. KZFR's programming reflects the needs of the Northern Sacramento Valley Communities. Most Programming is produced by members of our community and is community oriented. Programming produced outside our community provides information on issues affecting the Northern Sacramento Valley. KZFR Community Radio operates with the support of approximately 120 community volunteers who provide a wide variety of music programming as well as local public affairs and information programs, and who assist a small paid management staff with fundraising, outreach and events for the northern Sacramento Valley and beyond. Agreement with the principles and goals of KZFR is the sole criteria for participation. We are guided by the spirit of the First Amendment. KZFR Community Radio is open to everyone. We are united in our diversity.

Today’s Schedule

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  • O'Dark :30 O'Dark:30 is about starting your day in a positive, upbeat way. Lively music from most genres, cobbled together to lift your spirit and lighten your load. Your host Dan Carter likes to play the music of artists coming to the area and the CDs he get at their shows. O:Dark:30 loves requests! The best of Folk, Americana, Bluegrass, Funk, R & B, Classic Pop, Classic Country, Blues, Jazz Alternative. Often featuring performers like... Railroad Earth, Bonnie Raitt, Mumford and Sons, Cake, Leftover Salmon, Black Lillies, Paul Simon, Steve Poltz, Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers Band, Dave Matthews, Nickie Bluhm and the Gramblers, The Beatles, Achilles Wheel, Kyle Williams, MaMuse, Jelly Bread, Michael Buble, Allison Kraus, Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, Guy Clark, Jackie Greene, Lucas Nelson, Gravy Brain, Santana, Brothers Comatose, The Nibblers, Tracorum, Grateful Dead, Elvis Costello, REM, U2, The Monkees, Delaney and Bonnie, Frank Zappa, The Milk Carton Kids, T Sisters, The Shook Twins, Tower of Power, Neil Young... the list goes on an on.
    LIVE @ 6:00 AM
  • Democracy Now! Democracy Now! is a United States daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated program of news, analysis, and opinion, aired by more than 1000 radio, television, satellite and cable TV networks in North America.
    LIVE @ 8:00 AM
  • Facets of Jazz Tune in to Facets of Jazz every Tuesday to hear the best of the latest jazz releases, the greatest jazz tracts of the past sixty years, and our hosts' personal favorites. The jazz is cool and hot. Featured artists include... Cannonball Adderley, Jackie Mc Lean, Joe Henderson, Sonny Criss, Etta James, Herbie Hanckock, Dave Burbeck, Stanley Turrentine, Zoot Sims and many more!
    LIVE @ 9:00 AM
  • Caribbean Dance Radio Hear the Caribbean's biggest sounds like Johnny Osbourne, King Jammy, Vybz Kartel, Frankie Paul, Beres Hammond, Eek A Mouse, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Vybz Kartel, Alkaline, Rygin King, Mavado, and more
    LIVE @ 11:30 AM
  • Ocean of Rock and Roll Waves of Rock and Roll history crest with musicians as we celebrate their birthdays. Featured artists include... Jefferson Airplane, Hole, Dr. Hook, Van Halen, Hozier, Nick Drake, ELO, Fleetwood Mac, Santana, Percy Sledge, Rolling Stones, Bangles and more!
    LIVE @ 12:30 PM
  • The Fun House "A building or attraction in an amusement park or carnival that features various devices intended to surprise, frighten, bewilder, or amuse." Jim and Jake will aim to "amuse," be it the form of rock 'n' roll, soul, punk, pop, or just a plain old blue mood. Iggy would be proud.
    LIVE @ 3:00 PM
  • Planetary Radio Planetary Radio is a weekly 30-minute radio show devoted to space exploration and astronomy, hosted and produced by Mat Kaplan and The Planetary Society.
    LIVE @ 5:00 PM
  • The Breakdown This program aims to take subjects that are complex and break them down. The overarching goal being to show listeners that seemingly complex subjects are understandable. So in essence this program takes a topic and breaks it down into general digestible parts. Topics or questions may be submitted by listeners to
    LIVE @ 5:30 PM
  • Ecotopia Join hosts Stephen & Susan Tchudi as they discuss environmental issues with nationally renowned authors and activists. EcoTopia - it's your local link to a global network of folks who know and care about the health of our planet. Ecotopia explores ecosystems: environmental, social, technological, looking for solutions to some of earth's current problems such as global warming, overpopulation, social justice, fossil fuels, and water, land, and air pollution. We interview internationally renown activists and authors such as Bill McKibben and Paul Ehrlich as well as people active in improving quality of life in our region. A sampling of recent topics includes endangered species, environmental education, soil and water preservation, art and activism, and climate change. Our programs are archived at
    LIVE @ 6:00 PM
  • Radio Active Hi my name is Ginger and I have been programming radio active for 2 years. Pop music is on the radio all the time so I play pop music that is not played very much on the radio. It is more an indie rock\indie pop and alt rock. I do my show twice a month in other words once every 2 weeks. Hope you enjoy listening to my show.
    LIVE @ 7:00 PM
  • LA Sounds Host Señor Felipe serves up East-L.A. Cholo, Soul, R&B, Oldies, Blues, Doo-wop, Latin, Folk and Gospel. Plus social commentary and interviews with interesting members of the community. LA Sounds takes you back home to the roots where it all began. Back on the block. Come on home with Señor Felipe. Featured artists include... Lazy Lester, Joe Tex, Blind Boys of Alabama, Otis Redding, Clyde Mc Phatter and the Drifters, Texas Tornadoes, Los Super 7, Martha and the Vandellas, The Drifters, The Coasters, Buddy Holly and so many more!
    LIVE @ 7:30 PM
  • O Gentle Light A program of soul-calming liturgical music, through which hearts are softened and the bonds of this material world are loosed. Translations of the lyrics, historical insights and readings from rare spiritual texts are interspersed throughout the program. Featured artsist include... Eikona, The Sirin Choir, Choirmaster: Andrey Kotov, Byzantine Choir, Saint Petersburg Chamber Choir, Pokactbo Xpnctobo, The School of Ecclesiastic Music, La Reverdie, Valaam Brotherhood Choir, Archimandrite Antoniy, Hegumen Mikhei & Hieromonk Porfiriy, Valaam Brotherhood Choir, Mount Lebanon Choir and many more!
    LIVE @ 10:00 PM