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78 Shellac Shuffle on RRR

May 25, 2017

    This week, Roy sifts through his extensive collection of 78 rpm records for an all-78 Shellac Shack Shuffle on Triple-R Radio.  You’ll hear stellar sides from the Carter Family, Jazz Gillum, Carlisle & Ball, Big Maybelle, Cleo Brown,Roosevelt

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House Blend Playlist – May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Bob Chelmick— Rhiannon Giddens, “We Could Fly” This story about a family’s mystical ‘old ways’ tradition makes a good case for human levitation. I’m a sucker for a good story song – and well-grounded mysticism. Mark

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Jazzy Gals 78RPM on RRR

May 19, 2017

Roy’s in a jazzy gal mood this week. He’ll be spinning 78s from the likes of Anita O’Day, Lena Horne, the Boswell Sisters, Mildred Bailey, Annie Ross, Carmen McRae and more. That’s Sunday, May 21  at 1pm MT for some

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Ron Sexsmith and Marc Cohn on The Stew

May 18, 2017

Sat. 5pm – The one-of-a-kind Ron Sexsmith joins Terry David Mulligan this weekend on Mulligan Stew. A celebrated singer and extraordinary songwriter, Sexsmith will take TDM through his fifteenth studio album, The Last Rider. (And, as anyone who follows Ron’s Twitter account

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CKUA Top 30

May 17, 2017

Top 30: Week of May 7 – May 13, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian   1.  Steph Cameron – Daybreak Over Jackson Street (Pheromone) 2. Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog (Captured Tracks) 3. Feist – Pleasure (Universal)

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CKUA’s Victoria Day Schedule

May 17, 2017

This Monday, May 22 marks Victoria Day. And if we know one thing about Queen Victoria, it’s that she was a big fan of Oskar Zybart and Amy van Keeken (probably). Both of them will be joining us on Monday

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Michael Kaeshammer: Unrestrained

May 15, 2017

“Stop That Train” (Recorded at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto) Wed 7pm — On Michael Kaeshammer’s website, this statement appeared with the release of his eleventh album No Filter:  “This is the sound of an artist following his muse, completely unhindered by

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House Blend Playlist – May 15

May 15, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Amy Van Keeken— Willie Nelson, “He Won’t Ever Be Gone Eighty Four year old Willie Nelson has a new album out, “God’s Problem Child” and this track is on it. The tears will flow as you

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Early Rockabilly Gals on RRR

May 11, 2017

This week, Roy sends a Mother’s Day tip of the hat to some of the foremothers of rock ‘n’ roll with Early Rockabilly Gals on RRR. You’ll hear twangy electric guitars backing up exuberant vocals from the likes of Wanda

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Tedeschi Trucks Band on The Stew

May 10, 2017

Sat. 5pm — On this Saturday’s Stew, Terry David Mulligan spends an hour with the namesakes of Jacksonville’s Tedeschi Trucks Band. Join us for a fascinating conversation with Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks about the band’s newest release – their double

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CKUA Top 30

May 10, 2017

Top 30: Week of April 30 – May 6, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  Imelda May – Life Love Flesh Blood (Universal) 2.   Boogie Patrol – Man on Fire  (Independent) 3.  Leeroy Stagger – Love Versus (True North)

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CKUA has a new CEO

May 9, 2017

We’ve got some very exciting news here at the station today. Here’s Cindy Andrew, Chair of the CKUA Radio Foundation Board: “After conducting a national search, the Board of Directors of the CKUA Radio Foundation is pleased to announce Marc Carnes has

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Steph Cameron’s Activist Empathy

May 8, 2017

Wed. 7pm – This week’s Mixtape (Wednesday at 7PM MT) spends an hour with singer and songwriter Steph Cameron. In 2014, Cameron announced her arrival on the Canadian folk music scene with her excellent bare-bones debut, Sad-Eyed Lonesome Lady. Encouraged

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Interstellar Rodeo Edmonton Line-Up

May 5, 2017

Ready to get your Interstellar Rodeo tickets this weekend? They released a pretty thrilling line-up this morning. They’ve headliners Serena Ryder, Broken Social Scene and Aloe Blacc (his first time in Edmonton!) set to come. In addition to those great

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Leeroy Stagger’s House Party

May 4, 2017

  This Friday, you’re invited to a house party! To celebrate the final episode of Dirty Windshields Radio Hour‘s spring run, Leeroy Stagger has put together his personal party playlist. Great tracks from Elvis Costello, David Bowe, The Meters and more. Tune

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Michael Jerome Browne – Deep Roots

May 1, 2017

Wed. at 7pm – Michael Jerome Browne brings us his wonderfully illuminating Mixtape. Michael is a kind of walking encyclopedia of American Roots music. Through his stories – and his recordings – he inspires us to see the interconnections between

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Final Day: Summer of Festivals Prize, Part II

April 30, 2017

Calgary Folk Music Festival (Image: supplied)

This is it! The last day of fundraiser and we’ve saved a great prize for the homestretch. Since people seemed to like our Summer of Festivals prize so much, we decided to give away another one! Donate before midnight and

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Day Ten: Blue Rodeo Prize Pack

April 29, 2017

We have a big surprise for our Saturday day prize – a one-of-a-kind experience that will have you up close with one of the biggest names in Canadian music. Not only will you get tickets to Blue Rodeo’s gig at

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