Commercial-free Classical KDFC. And Then Some. San Francisco Bay Area.

Out of the concert hall… from the Silver screen… off the beaten path… for the next generation of music lovers.
That’s "KDFC, Classical. And then some." And, that’s what makes KDFC different from other radio stations – our casual, comfortable approach to classical, with the unique variety of your favorites mixed with regular surprises that make your workday interesting.

KDFC is proud to offer our new iPhone/iPad app to expand our popular World Service. We’re the radio home to the Bay Area’s wonderful arts community, and air special programming you won’t hear on any other station. Tune in!

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What's New

Version 4.0.5

• Bug fixes.
• Stability improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
236 Ratings
236 Ratings
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KDFC in Paris

It is a delight to take KDFC, which we listen to every day in San Francisco, to Paris in June. Last year, we used the Listen Live feature on a Windows/Chrome platform with extension speakers. This year, plugging those into an iPhone/Safari, the interface was not as simple or pleasing, so I downloaded this app. Just lovely: we get our clear and reliable sound 25 hours (perhaps the person who complained about signal drops had poor Internet connectivity and blamed the wrong link in the chain) plus one sees what piece is playing in the dimmed iPhone screen as it plays, something I hadn't realized how much I'd enjoy. This app is a very clean and thoughtful added service from our home public radio allowing us to bring our KDFC friends into our Paris pied à terre of the year.


It's ok for what it is...

...but I think it could be improved by having links to all of the "on demand" concerts that are accessible via the KDFC website here. Also I like to record some of the KDFC programs for later listening, and the KDFC app has no recording feature. Because of that, I use the Tune-In Radio app to listen to KDFC and so I don't see much purpose in having this app take up space on my iPhone. It doesn't do anything that other apps don't do better.

Mike Gzus

On the fritz still!!

Listening for a couple years now. I was excited to see a new update because the last version was buggy. Turns out nothing changed and this app still randomly plays music if you don’t force quit or open another app that uses the speakers. The music literally just started playing again while typing this. Your app does only one thing: stream music. Get it right please.


78.7 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Classical KDFC


  • Family Sharing

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