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Know where you’re going to be this summer? We do — all summer long, CKUA will be criss-crossing the province, bringing you live shows from the many great music festivals Alberta has to offer.

Check out below for all the information on our festival broadcasts with your favourite announcers, including the live interviews and performances we have planned. And be sure to check our Festival Page for more info on these and the other amazing music festivals this summer. 

Calgary Folk Music Festival

July 27–30, 2017

 

Thursday, July 27:

Freeway with David Ward – 4-7pm MT

4:15 pm MT –  Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes (interview)

Dawes Mainstage Special – 5:30 – 7 pm MT

Join us for a special live performance from Dawes, hosted by David Ward.

 

Saturday, July 29:

Wide Cut Country with Allison Brock – 10am-12pm MT

10:00 am MT – Whitney Rose

10:30 am MT – Cactus Blossoms

11:00 am MT –  William Prince

11:30 am MT – 100 Mile House

Natch’l Blues with Holger Petersen –  3-5pm MT

3:00 pm MT –  Dave and Phil Alvin

3:30 pm MT – Blind Boy Paxton

4:00 pm MT-  McCrary Sisters

4:30 pm MT – Rev. Robert Jones 

Sunday, July 30:

Folk Routes with Tom Coxworth – 10am-12pm MT

10:00 am MT – Parsonsfield

10:30 am MT –  The Bones of J.R Jones

11:30 am MT –  Darlingside (Mainstage)

Blue Rodeo Mainstage Special 8-10:05 pm MT

Join us for a special live performance from Blue Rodeo, hosted by Terry David Mulligan.

 Calgary Blues Festival

July 31– Aug 6, 2017

Saturday, Aug. 5:

Natch’l Blues with Holger Petersen

 2:30 pm MT –  Brent Parkin Band

3:45 pm MT –  Amos Garrett & the Eh! Team, feat. Dale Spalding

 Canmore Folk Fest

Aug 4–Aug 6, 2017

Friday, August 4:

Canada Far & Wide special with Tom & Andy – 6-8:10pm

Guests:

DJ SHUB

Cris Derksen

Coco Love & the Far & Wide Choir

Mélisande (électrotrad)

Birds of Chicago

Quantum Tangle

Leeroy Stagger

William Prince

Whitehorse

Friday Night Street Party with Langhorn Slim – 8:10-9pm MT

Saturday, August 5:

Whitehorse live from Canmore Folk Festival – 9:55-11pm

Sunday, August 6:

Folk Routes live from Canmore Folk Fest – 10am-12pm MT

10:30 am MT-  Amelie Patterson

11:00 am MT –  Irish Mythen

Edmonton Folk Fest

Aug 10– Aug 13, 2017

Friday, August 11:

The Celtic Show with Andy Donnelly – 6-8pm MT

6:00 pm MT – Martyn Joseph

Saturday, August 12:

Wide Cut Country with Allison Brock – 10am-12pm MT

Natch’l Blues with Holger Petersen – 3-5pm MT

Mulligan Stew with Terry David Mulligan – 5-7pm MT

Sunday, August 13:

Folk Routes live with Tom Coxworth – 10am-12pm MT

10:30 am MT –  Kacy & Clayton

Live from the Festival with Baba & Grant  – 2-4pm MT

World Spinning with Lark Clark – 4-6pm MT

Bear Creek Folk Fest

Aug 18– Aug 20, 2017

Friday, August 18:

Live from the Mainstage at Bear Creek Folk Fest – 11pm-12am MT

Join us for a special live performance, hosted by Lark Clark.

Sunday, August 20:

Live from the Festival with Lark and Monica – 10am-12pm MT

Edmonton Blues Festival

Aug 25– Aug 27, 2017

Saturday, August 26:

Live from the Mainstage 

2:30 pm MT –  The Perpetrators

Natch’l Blues from the EBF  – 3-5pm MT