WKDU Philadelphia 91.7FM

WKDU Philadelphia 91.7FM Drexel University's free-format, non-commercial, student run radio station. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

WKDU Philadelphia 91.7 FM is Drexel University's award winning college radio station. We are operated by Drexel University students, with several Drexel alumni serving as on-air DJs. We are the only free-format non-commercial radio station in Philadelphia. Our transmitter is located on the roof of Van Rensselaer Hall in Powelton Village, and our studio is located in the basement of the Creese Student Center.

Tune into $7 cold brew tomorrow from 2-3:30pm and hear a live set from Grace Gardner!
05/16/2024

Tune into $7 cold brew tomorrow from 2-3:30pm and hear a live set from Grace Gardner!

Y’all have been asking and here’s the answer!!! Mark your calendars, Saturday June 22nd, the Thrifty Disco is back at it...
05/14/2024

Y’all have been asking and here’s the answer!!! Mark your calendars, Saturday June 22nd, the Thrifty Disco is back at it in South Philly at the one & only Philly AIDS Thrift. Full lineup announcement and details coming soon...see you at the disco ??

Lovely graphic design by .arts

This Sunday, May 12th, we have  doing a special Mother’s Day WKDU Takeover at !! If you’re around any time from 1-5pm, c...
05/08/2024

This Sunday, May 12th, we have doing a special Mother’s Day WKDU Takeover at !! If you’re around any time from 1-5pm, come say hi :)

2 Giveaways in one day?!?! If you haven’t gotten tickets to see A Great Big Pile of Leaves this Saturday at Underground ...
04/25/2024

2 Giveaways in one day?!?! If you haven’t gotten tickets to see A Great Big Pile of Leaves this Saturday at Underground Arts, now’s your chance! We’re giving away 2 pairs of tickets so comment down below and tag your friends to enter. The more tags, the more entries. Extra entry if you repost this on your story! Winners announced Friday night 🍂🍃🍁

Tune in tomorrow at 12pm to hear a live set by NYC band Quarters of Change, hosted by Liv and Emily! As always, you can ...
04/19/2024

Tune in tomorrow at 12pm to hear a live set by NYC band Quarters of Change, hosted by Liv and Emily! As always, you can listen at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow

SURPRISE!!! WKDU is bringing back live shows 🤩We are so excited to announce that we’re organizing and presenting live sh...
04/01/2024

SURPRISE!!! WKDU is bringing back live shows 🤩

We are so excited to announce that we’re organizing and presenting live shows again! This is something we’ve been working on for a while and it’s finally happening. Our first revival show is next Friday, April 12th at the Van R ballroom. Doors at 6pm, music at 6:30. Tell your friends and come support ❤️💙💛💚

Our interview and in-studio with Oso Oso is now up on our YouTube channel :) Production/Engineering Team: Andreas Skoufo...
03/28/2024

Our interview and in-studio with Oso Oso is now up on our YouTube channel :)

Production/Engineering Team: Andreas Skoufos, Gordon Goldberger, Will Lazar

Hosted and DJed by Leah Weinstein
Analog Audio Mix and Mastering by Andreas Skoufos
Videos Directed, Recorded, and Edited by Izzy Patrizio

This coming Thursday, Pol Haus is featuring Billy Bevevino for a guest mix🤌Billy Bevevino is a Philadelphia based artist...
03/13/2024

This coming Thursday, Pol Haus is featuring Billy Bevevino for a guest mix🤌

Billy Bevevino is a Philadelphia based artist known for his eclectic performancesand productions that infuse classic samples with analog elements. Billy’s sets,which have surpassed 5+ hours, are a high-energy synthesis of Garage and DeepHouse infused with inspiration from Disco, UKG and Hip-house.

Billy has been performing and throwing parties for almost a decade. His music andevents (through his collective Rock The House) are focused on dispersing upliftingenergy and promoting positive communities.

Tune in at 10 PM EST for some bumpin house, followed by a closeout from Onna Mule ❤️

Don't call it a comeback ... BUT this is our first boogie-down at Philly AIDS Thrift in four years!! We're so excited to...
03/11/2024

Don't call it a comeback ... BUT this is our first boogie-down at Philly AIDS Thrift in four years!! We're so excited to turn our favorite Philly AIDS Thrift into a glowing red discotheque as we dance the night away and raise money for charity!

To commemorate the occasion, we're running it back with an all-WKDU lineup sure to have you hustlin' back and forth: Lil' Dave, Chris B, and Jac

** $10 - 20 Suggested Donation on the Door, but No One Turned Away for lack of funds **

** ALL PROCEED$ GO TO SUPPORT YOUR FAVE TERRESTRIAL COLLEGE RADIO STATION, WKDU Philadelphia 91.7FM & THE BEST THRIFT STORE IN THE UNIVERSE, PHILLY AIDS THRIFT **

THANK YOU to our hosts with the absolute most Philly AIDS Thrift and our Sweet Scholar / Chef in Residence, Darnell's Cakes for providing the goodies to keep ya movin & groovin' !!

This event takes place on a ground floor and is accessible.

Safer Space Statement:
We follow safer space practices for all Thrifty Disco events. There is a trained harm reduction staff on site (including test kits) and all Thrifty Disco team members are in hi-viz yellow 'staff' t-shirts for any assistance you need!

Anyone found to be in violation of the rules below will be ejected & barred from all future gatherings:
- No Violence
- No Non-Consensual Behavior
- No Racist, Homophobic, Transphobic, Sexist or Other Discriminatory Language
- No Leering - No Harassment of any kind Alert a staff member if someone says or does something which makes you feel uncomfortable.

All our staff, sound technicians & door management are here to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for all. Let's boogie !!!

🌟Finally introducing… the rest of our lovely exec team!! YAY 🌟Meet Ioana our GM, Abe our Station Manager, Ryce our PR Di...
03/11/2024

🌟Finally introducing… the rest of our lovely exec team!! YAY 🌟

Meet Ioana our GM, Abe our Station Manager, Ryce our PR Director, Skouf our Personnel and Prod Director, our Program Directors Neil and Janaki, Nitish our Treasurer, Izzy our Merch/Creative Director, Nana our Development Director, and Amy our Librarian :)

We are so proud of this team and thankful for all their hard work in their respective departments! Aannnddd that wraps up our Meet the Execs campaign. We hope this lets yall get to know us better and makes yall feel more connected to WKDU

Tune into $7 cold brew today at 2pm to catch Drexel band Heavy Metal Chess Club perform a live in-studio set! As always,...
03/01/2024

Tune into $7 cold brew today at 2pm to catch Drexel band Heavy Metal Chess Club perform a live in-studio set! As always, you can listen at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow

2-Step is back with another in-studio, this time with Plague Skater! You can listen live at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow...
02/18/2024

2-Step is back with another in-studio, this time with Plague Skater! You can listen live at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow tomorrow from 9-10pm 🛹

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💖 $7 cold brew nation and WKDU nation!!! 💖Leah’s got a special Valentine’s Day themed show today that you don’t wanna mi...
02/09/2024

💖 $7 cold brew nation and WKDU nation!!! 💖Leah’s got a special Valentine’s Day themed show today that you don’t wanna miss. Today from 2-4pm, you can tune in at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow

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🌟Meet our Music Director Team!!🌟Say hello to Max, Leah, Lukas, and Gio 🎶They all work very hard to provide us with very ...
02/07/2024

🌟Meet our Music Director Team!!🌟

Say hello to Max, Leah, Lukas, and Gio 🎶
They all work very hard to provide us with very fresh and very cool new music. If you’re interested in having your music play on the airwaves of WKDU, you can contact them at [email protected]

Tomorrow from 9-10pm, you can tune in to hear one of Drexel’s beloved bands, Hotel Breakfast, making their first live ra...
01/28/2024

Tomorrow from 9-10pm, you can tune in to hear one of Drexel’s beloved bands, Hotel Breakfast, making their first live radio appearance! Hosted by DJs Liv and Ryce, poster by 🍳 Only on 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow

We hope you guys have been enjoying all the giveaways we’ve been doing so far because we got another one for ya 🤗 If you...
01/23/2024

We hope you guys have been enjoying all the giveaways we’ve been doing so far because we got another one for ya 🤗

If you wanna see Laveda at Foto Club on 1/27, comment down below and tag your friends. One tag= one entry and there’s no limit on entries btw ;)

Giveaway closes Wednesday night 1/24 at 11:59PM and winner will be announced Thursday! We’re only giving away one pair of tickets so good luck

This Saturday, January 20th from 1-2PM, you guys can tune into a Windows Down x Scents of Sun special joint in-studio wi...
01/19/2024

This Saturday, January 20th from 1-2PM, you guys can tune into a Windows Down x Scents of Sun special joint in-studio with Disaster Artist! As always, you can listen at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow ❤️‍🔥

It’s a WKDU Invazion of  on Saturday with our very own  &  !! Flier by .arts , cowabunga 🐢🎨
01/17/2024

It’s a WKDU Invazion of on Saturday with our very own & !! Flier by .arts , cowabunga 🐢🎨

Huge thank you to The Philadelphia Cultural Fund for awarding us with the Arts and Culture Grant! Thank you for supporti...
12/16/2023

Huge thank you to The Philadelphia Cultural Fund for awarding us with the Arts and Culture Grant! Thank you for supporting us and the arts community of Philadelphia ❤️

Run come sing along to all the classics, from "We Three Kings" to "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Come To The Ghetto?", as WKD...
12/14/2023

Run come sing along to all the classics, from "We Three Kings" to "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Come To The Ghetto?", as WKDU Philadelphia 91.7FM presents JamCity Rock's 12th Annual Reggae Christmas. From 6-8pm on December 21st, Mikey will be spinning Christmas songs by Bob Marley and the Wailers, Eek-A-Mouse, Prince Buster, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Dennis Brown and a tonload more. And expect a Christmas Miracle or two as, through the magic of radio, we will hear from JamCity Rock's original host Duprex Snape, recorded during Reggae Christmas shows past.

TONIGHT!! From 8pm to midnight we’re doing a takeover at  come hang out 💛
12/07/2023

TONIGHT!! From 8pm to midnight we’re doing a takeover at come hang out 💛

Thank you to those who came to the Open House hosted by  and a big shoutout to  for the quick turnaround time on the shi...
12/04/2023

Thank you to those who came to the Open House hosted by and a big shoutout to for the quick turnaround time on the shirts!! We had a lot of fun putting this together so stay tuned… we might make this a quarterly event 🤫

DJ Lukas of Windows Down talks with Genesis Owusu in our latest episode of WKDU Interviews! You can check it out on our ...
12/03/2023

DJ Lukas of Windows Down talks with Genesis Owusu in our latest episode of WKDU Interviews! You can check it out on our YouTube page. As always, link in bio ❤️‍🔥

Another episode of WKDU Interviews is up on our YouTube page! This time, Leah of $7 cold brew sat down with Eliza McLamb...
11/30/2023

Another episode of WKDU Interviews is up on our YouTube page! This time, Leah of $7 cold brew sat down with Eliza McLamb! Link in bio 😎

We’re very excited to announce that The Black Experience will be having an open house on Sunday, December 3 from 10AM to...
11/28/2023

We’re very excited to announce that The Black Experience will be having an open house on Sunday, December 3 from 10AM to 5PM at the station! This will be a great opportunity to meet members of The Black Experience and learn more about their history and mission. There will be refreshments available and you’ll get a chance to win tickets to a City Winery show! You’ll also be able to read a PSA live on air. We hope to see you there 💖

A new episode of WKDU Interviews is up on our YouTube page! DJ Lukas of Windows Down got a chance to chat with Sen Morim...
11/19/2023

A new episode of WKDU Interviews is up on our YouTube page! DJ Lukas of Windows Down got a chance to chat with Sen Morimoto 🎷🖤 Link in bio ;)

TOMORROW!!! We got a double feature in-studio with Pyre and The Civil War in France hosted by Liv. You can tune in at 91...
11/04/2023

TOMORROW!!! We got a double feature in-studio with Pyre and The Civil War in France hosted by Liv. You can tune in at 91.7fm or wkdu.org/listennow tomorrow night from 8-10pm 🤝🏼⛓️

Reminder that every first Thursday of the month is WKDU night at . Tonight in the DJ booth is KDU alum ‘s Eric Bresler d...
11/02/2023

Reminder that every first Thursday of the month is WKDU night at . Tonight in the DJ booth is KDU alum ‘s Eric Bresler doing a four hour set of Japanese rock n' roll. Come hang out!

EMM recordings are now live for your listening pleasure! Thank you once again for all your support and helping us meet o...
11/02/2023

EMM recordings are now live for your listening pleasure! Thank you once again for all your support and helping us meet our fundraising goal, and even beyond, raising over $13k. You guys are amazing

‼️THIS SATURDAY 11/4 FROM 10AM-NOON‼️We have a very special guest radio show with Andy and Josh from PIB :) Our beloved ...
11/01/2023

‼️THIS SATURDAY 11/4 FROM 10AM-NOON‼️

We have a very special guest radio show with Andy and Josh from PIB :)
Our beloved former GM Ava Cooley will be coming out of retirement to host! Tune in at 91.7FM or wkdu.org to hear some of Andy and Josh’s music picks and fun lil Q&A. It’s gonna be very exciting!!

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