Weekdays @ 10am, 2pm & 4pm


The Southside Pirate and 97.5 KFTW are owned and operated by The Southside Media Collective of Fort Worth, Inc.,  a domestic non-profit 501 (c) (3)  organization, whose mission is to provide equal media access for all citizens.

Unity of Fort Worth

A broadcast of Sunday morning's service featuring local music .

The Barbershop

A talk show about music and show business in Fort Worth


Use The Pirate Line to promote your next event. Just record your message and get on the air at no charge.

Use The Studio Line to make requests and participate in live programs.



Local music is submitted for airplay to our Booty Box at Avoca Coffee on Magnolia in Fort Worth. Be sure artists are local and 'radio-friendly' songs are listed. 
 


Wed @ 8PM  & Sat @ 12PM


Saturday @ 6pm & Monday @ 11am

A Little Off The Top with Mick Perrotti

​Nothing  is off limits when you step into this beauty salon of the air. 

Sun @ 9pm  | Wed @ 7am

Southside Media Collective of Fort Worth   P.O. Box 946   Fort Worth Texas 76101

Daily @ 6 & 9 am

Daily @ 12N & 5PM

Morning Meditation with Surya

​Treat yourself to this 5 minute meditation session that will bring peace to your day.



Susie's Pick of the Week

Keep up to date on whats happening in Funkytown. Hear the update on Thursday, Friday and Saturday throughout the day on 97.5 KFTW. 


The Keegan Mcinroe Radio Hour

​Listen to Keegan's audio postcards

from his travels around the world 




Texas Music Minute

Local favorite James Hinkle gives us a short audio lesson about Texas Music and the people who make it. 


KFTW Arts Calendar with Matt Sacks

Well connected Matt Sacks

has  reports Thursday

through Saturday on

whats happening in

The Funkytown arts  scene.


Thanks for visiting The Pirate online.

We are currently finishing our new website so please excuse our dust. Our new home will have expanded functions and a deeper song history to see what has played on KFTW.



Saturday Nights @ 8  Tues @ 12:05pm

Toast & Jam w/ Jeff Prince of The FW Weekly

​Local celebs vist with Jeff, have a toast and then,  Jam.




Call The Studio Line  817-708-2975

Our Mailing Address:

​Support Community Radio

KFTW is a non profit, noncommercial station  and is owned by The Southside Media Collective of Fort Worth, Inc.  501c(3)  Your support is tax deductible.


The Pirate on YouTube​

​New for 2019 is our YouTube Channel. See live feeds from our studio and weekly uploads of performances of DFW musicians. Help support community radio by subscribing to our channel.

Call The Pirate Line    817-400-1600

Visit The Pirate You Tube Channel

Thu  @ 7pm | Sun @ 11am


Fri @ 7pm & Mon @ 1pm



You can also listen on these platforms

Under The Influence

Sallie Rody and guests go on an

audio adventure to discover the artist's influences and how it  effects their music.


The Grateful Pirate

​Radio Icon Grateful Dave takes listeners on a 4 hour tour of Grateful Dead Music & lore. Following music from The Dead,  Dave offers a free-for-all of outstanding music.