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The Cravings of Amelia Curran

June 27, 2017

I crave these songs like food”, says Amelia Curran this week’s Mixtape guest Wednesday at 7PM MT. Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to her music, you’ll encounter a woman who is thoughtful, articulate, passionate, smart as a whip, AND

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House Blend Playlist – June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lionel Rault— Aimee Mann, “Save Me” Top drawer singing and songwriting from Aimee Mann…my introduction to her music…memorable! Baba— Bob Snider, “How to Build a Fence” Its simplicity is profound. It is just so, IT. And

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Soulful 45s on RRR

June 23, 2017

This week, it’s a Fingerfulla Soulful 45s on Triple-R Radio. Tune in for some fine Soul, R&B and soulful country sides  from Charlie Rich, Eddie Floyd, Irma Thomas, the Jaynettes, Bobby Blue Bland, Sam Cooke, Loretta Lynn and more. That’s

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CKUA’s Top 30 Chart

June 21, 2017

Top 30: Week of June 11 – June 18, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Dan Auerbach – Waiting On A Song (Nonesuch) 2. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Anniverary Deluxe Edition) (Universal) 3.  Prairie Cat –

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House Blend Playlist – June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lionel Rault— Rosanne Cash, “A Feather’s Not A Bird” Well written song, great vocal performance, superior production! Terry David Mulligan— The Beatles , “A Day in the Life” Why? Long after most of their songs have

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A Time for Jazz at JazzYYC

June 16, 2017

  Sat. at Noon – Jazz is taking over this weekend, as Kodi Hutchinson hosts a packed, three-hour live special in celebration of the Calgary JazzYYC Summer Festival. Starting at noon, Kodi and David Ward bring you a show full

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Daddy Tunes on RRR

June 16, 2017

    This week, we’re going to give an informal nod to father’s day on Triple-R Radio with fifty-eight minutes of ‘daddy’ tunes. We’ll hear songs about shimmy shakin’ daddies, fine fat daddies, silver-haired daddies, rockin’ chair daddies, good rockin’

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Help CKUA build Canada’s Ultimate Playlist

June 15, 2017

Heart of Gold or Four Strong Winds? Wheat Kings or Bud the Spud? Suzanne or Sunglasses at Night? Which songs do you think should be on Canada’s Ultimate Playlist? Send us your picks online using the hashtag #canada150playlist on Twitter, Facebook

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6 More Sled Island Acts to See

June 15, 2017

  Sled Island is getting closer and we’ve got another batch of exciting artists that you’ll want to see when the festival hits Calgary from June 21-25. Some of our CKUA specialists have picked out the acts that they’re most excited

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Allison Lynch on Freeway

June 14, 2017

Skin & Flame might be Allison Lynch’s first album, but the Calgary singer-songwriter is no stranger to the spotlight. An award-winning actress and familiar face in the western Canadian theatre scene, she is already a veteran performer. But while she might

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UP+DT release first look at line-up

June 14, 2017

The UP + DT Festival has released its first wave of performances coming to Edmonton this October — just a taste of the 100+ shows that will be taking over the city this year at 12 different venues (including here at

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Kat Danser reveals her Mixtape

June 13, 2017

  On this week’s Mixtape we’re going to step into a pair of rubber boots and wade into the Mighty Mississippi as we explore the blues and then some with Edmonton-based blues woman Kat Danser. Kat has an absolute passion

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House Blend Playlist – June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Amy Van Keeken— Desmond Dekker, “Intensified Festival 68” One of my favourite summer jams. With best backing vocals by The Aces this track rates up there with many of Dekker’s other hits like “007 (Shanty Town)”

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Gregg Allman Tribute

June 8, 2017

This Saturday, Peter North is paying tribute to one of icons of Southern Rock. Tune in for a two-hour tribute to Gregg Allman on Dead Ends and Detours. A full show of music from the rock pioneer, those that covered him

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Mike Farris – Spirit of the South

June 5, 2017

Mike Farris’ performance of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s ”The House Is Rockin’” Mixtape – Wednesday evening at 7 MT. In 2015, Nashville-based Mike Farris won the inaugural Grammy Award for Best Roots Gospel Album for his recording, Shine For All the People.

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House Blend Playlist – June 6, 2017

June 5, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks:   Lionel Rault— Tom Petty, “Square One” The insightful, poignant side of Tom Petty Kodi Hutchinson— PJ Perry, “Dig” Energetic music from Canadian Jazz legend PJ Perry featuring one of the jazz world’s most celebrated pianists;

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A Time For Jazz: Sutton on Sting, Barron

June 2, 2017

On this week’s A Time for Jazz, Kodi Hutchinson has a day filled with insights with two multiple Grammy nominees. Tierney Sutton discusses her brand new release, The Sting Variations, which was nominated for jazz vocal album this year. She talks to

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Honky Tonk Time on RRR

June 2, 2017

This week, it’s Honky Tonk Time on Roy’s Record Room. Talking ’bout dim lights, thick smoke and loud, loud country music from Moon Mullican, George Jones, Charlene Arthur, Maddox Brothers & Rose, Ernest Tubb, Skeets McDonald,Hank Williams and more. That’s

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Terry Wickham on The Stew

May 31, 2017

Sat. 5pm — Two Terrys get together to talk this summer’s Edmonton Folk Fest.  Festival producer Terry Wickam joins Terry David Mulligan to dive into the festival’s stellar line-up (which you can see here) and discuss what went into picking

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Edmonton Folk Fest Line-up

May 31, 2017

This summer’s Edmonton Folk Fest lineup features great acts, both from Alberta and beyond. The Decemberists, City and Colour,  Hiss Golden Messenger, 100 Mile House, Colleen Brown and more! Check out the lineup below and head to the Folk Fest website for more details.  100

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Jayme Stone – Banjoist. Composer. Instigator.

May 29, 2017

The Lomax Project Jayme Stone, Tim O’Brien, Margaret Glaspy, Moira Smiley and Greg Garrison. Definitely not your traditional banjo player, on his website Jayme Stone has whittled his musical-self down to 3 critical words: Banjoist. Composer. Instigator. Banjoist? He is a wizard.

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