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Spring Fundraiser – Day Five

April 24, 2017

Happy Monday!   This fundraiser is all about growth and how it’s our dedicated supporters who help keep CKUA strong. Today, we want to reflect on why — what are your reasons for supporting CKUA?   We always love hearing

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Fundraiser CD Prize Packs

April 20, 2017

What is Basia Bulat listening to these days? You can find out by getting your hands on one of our CD prize packs. We’ve asked some of our favourite artists (and CKUA hosts) to pull together a great collection of

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CKUA Spring Fundraiser – Yours to Grow

April 19, 2017

No matter where you listen, CKUA is your station, it’s your community. This vibrant, magical, musical refuge is also yours to grow. By making your donation to CKUA, you grow creativity, discovery and the future of Alberta music. To keep

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March 2017 Monthly Donor Prize Winner

April 18, 2017

Congrats to Patricia Curtiss from County of Grande Prairie – she’s the winner of March’s monthly donor prize! Patricia has been donating since last year and says she sometimes plans her whole day around listening to CKUA. She’s chosen The

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Raoul Bhaneja – Born to Perform

April 17, 2017

Wed 7pm — In the spotlight on this week’s Mixtape – Raoul Bhaneja. To some, best known as an actor  – film, theatre, television – and to others, harmonica-player and  front man of Raoul and the Big Time. Raoul was recently

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House Blend Playlist – April 18, 2017

April 17, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Baba— Seasick Steve, “Started Out With Nothin” ” This song is about nothing” says the man himself, Seasick Steve is a late bloomer but has a lifetime of experiences to bring forward in his songs. Unusual

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Wind-up Western Hour on Roy’s Record Room

April 14, 2017

If you’re a fan of old-timey string-band and hillbilly music from the 20s and 30s, you’ll want to make sure you tune in to Triple-R Radio this Sunday. Roy digs through the RRR vaults for original 78s from Gid Tanner

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Our 2017 Spring Fundraiser Prizes

April 13, 2017

There’s a lot of great stuff that goes on during our Spring Fundraiser, but let’s be honest: prizes are one of our favourites. People love winning stuff and we love giving it away. In fact, we might have got a

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CKUA Top 30

April 12, 2017

Top 30: Week of April 2 – April 8, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian   1. Leeroy Stagger – Love Versus (True North) 2. Aimee Mann – Mental Illness (Independent) 3.  Steph Cameron – Daybreak Over Jackson Street

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Barry Allen – A life-long passion

April 11, 2017

Listeners of a “certain age” will remember a time when the Edmonton rock-n-roll scene was dominated by bands like The Lords, The Nomads and The Rebels. One of the dominant figures in that scene was Barry Allen, who joined Wes

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House Blend Playlist – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

It’s time for another round of House Blend – a whole bundle of fantastic songs, lovingly picked and curated by out CKUA music experts. So turn up the volume and enjoy  this week’s picks. The Playlist The Picks: Lionel Rault—

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Happy 11th Birthday, Roy’s Record Room

April 8, 2017

Roy Forbes (image: Suzannah Forbes)

This week, Roy celebrates eleven years of Triple-R Radio with a look back over the past eleven years of the show, including an excerpt from a 2013 RRR live broadcast where music archivist Jeff Place, From Folkways, describes the excitement

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CKUA Top 30

April 6, 2017

March 26 – April 1, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian   1. The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer – Apocalipstick (Independent) 2. Sean Rowe – New Lore (ANTI-) 3. Jenn Grant – Paradise (Outside) 4. Jeb Loy Nichols –

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Touch The Transmitter Wrap Party

April 6, 2017

Our Touch the Transmitter tour has been a long road and an amazing experience. So it seems right to wrap things up with a fantastic party! Help us welcome back our well-travelled crew with a live shindig packed with great performances.

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House Blend Playlist – April 3, 2017

March 31, 2017

We’re on our big Touch the Transmitter road trip this week. An awesome playlist is what separates a real roadtrip from just driving around, so we’ve pulled together an amazing bunch of tunes. Whether you’re on the road or at

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Fingerfulla 45s on Roy’s Record Room

March 30, 2017

  It’s all 45s on Triple R Radio this week. You’ll hear some vintage Canadian country and rockabilly from the likes of Scotty Stevenson, Keray Regan, Barry Boyd and King Ganham. Then, some rock ‘n’ roll and soul from artists

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CKUA Top 30

March 29, 2017

March 19 – March 25, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian 1. The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer – Apocalipstick (Independent) 2. Maggie Rogers – Now That The Light Is Fading (Capitol) 3. Jenn Grant – Paradise (Outside) 4. Spoon –

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House Blend Playlist – March 27, 2017

March 26, 2017

Welcome to this week’s House Blend Playlist! This week, our hosts have some old favourites and some fantastics new picks for you. Have a listen.     Orest Soltykevich— Steve Maddock, soloist / Chor Leoni / Diane Loomer (conductor), “Springtime

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