At 7 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 9, KERA’s music radio station, KKXT/91.7-FM, will go on air.
“The KXT morning, afternoon, and evening shows will provide nine to 11 hours of weekday local programming,” the station said. “On Fridays, two hours of Texas Mix will be featured at midday. KXT Weekend will air on Saturdays and Sundays, and The Paul Slavens Show on Sunday evening will move from KERA/90.1-FM to KXT. Details about local hosts, program features, and special live performances developed in celebration of the station’s launch will be announced closer to the launch date. KXT will have its own Web site, www.kxt.org. Playlists, live streaming, podcasts, program features, video and other interactive features will be just some of the offerings on the new site.”
Some of the syndicated music programs broadcast by KXT include Acoustic Café, American Routes, Mountain Stage, Putumayo World Music Hour, Sound Opinions, The Thistle & Shamrock, UnderCurrent, and World Café.