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Maria Dunn- The Spirit of Folk Music

December 12, 2017

The phrase Edmonton singer and songwriter Maria Dunn uses to describe her approach to music is “A storyteller through song” and we think it describes her work to a T. For example, Maria’s 2004 project, We Were Good People, explores

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House Blend Playlist – Dec. 11, 2017

December 11, 2017

The Playlist:   The Picks: Terry David Mulligan— Jackson Browne, “Late For the Sky” Where to begin? Pain. Feelings of loss and misgivings. Touches feelings and dark places none of us would want find ourselves feeling or being in. The

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Reading Time on The Stew

December 7, 2017

Have a hard-to-buy-for person on your holiday shopping list? How about someone who is both a music lover and a bibliophile? TDM’s got you covered. Join him for a special Mulligan Stew of interviews with on four music personalities who have moved

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Barney Bentall – The Drifter and the Preacher

December 6, 2017

This week, Leeroy dedicates a show to the storied, sinuous journey of Barney Bentall. The singer-songwriter reflects on coming up in the music world of the 90s and the cutthroat competitiveness of the era.  He’ll speak on taking a break from the

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Cold Specks – Weird Outsider Music

December 5, 2017

Wed. 7pm – Recognized for her twistedly enthralling lyrics and distinctive soulful voice, Cold Specks herself refers to her songs as “weird outsider music”. But weird is in the ear of the beholder. As is the term outsider. And apparently a

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House Blend Playlist – Dec. 4, 2017

December 3, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lark Clark— La Santa Cecilia, “Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles” A passionate plea for those who are struggling in Los Angeles, the city of the angels, this song reveals, and revels in, the immense

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A Fresh Fingerfulla 45s on RRR

November 30, 2017

Over the past couple of shows, Roy has been checking out an excellent stack of fresh 45s that have recently materialized in The Room. We’ll continue to listen to his discoveries this week with A Fresh Fingerfulla 45s on Triple-R

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Alberta Artists “Elite Cup” Hockey Tournament

November 30, 2017

  Come see what happens when a bunch of Alberta musicians strap on skates at Sunday’s “Elite Cup” Hockey Challenge, to benefit both the Edmonton Food Bank and CKUA. The event sees a squad of Edmonton artists (sponsored by Blues

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Real Love for David Myles

November 27, 2017

How would we describe the music of David Myles? Folk. Jazz. Gospel. Pop. Blues. ‘50s rock ‘n roll. Classic country. And hip hop with his fellow Atlantic Canadian, Classified. “Inner Ninja” won David Myles and Classified (Luke Boyd) a JUNO in

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Fingerfulla Flip-sides on RRR

November 24, 2017

When Roy was going through a stack of 45s that recently came into his slightly cluttered basement, he kept uncovering some very cool B-sides. So, this week,, we’ll explore the world of B-sides on Triple-R Radio with a Fingerfulla Flip

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Celebrating John Mann on the Stew

November 24, 2017

Sat. 5pm MT – A special edition of Mulligan Stew honours one of the most engaging and beloved frontmen in Canadian music, Spirit of the West’s John Mann. Last Sunday saw dozens of artists gather in Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom to honour John,

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Anaïs Mitchell – Hadestown and Beyond

November 22, 2017

Anaïs Mitchell is most-likely best known to CKUA listeners for her folk-opera Hadestown, a project she has nurtured and developed for more than a decade. The original concept, a series of songs re-casting the Orpheus myth and setting it in depression-era

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Fresh Fingerfulla 45s

November 17, 2017

This week on Triple-R Radio, It’s a Fresh Fingerfulla 45s – some familiar, some obscure – from a fresh batch that just came into the Room. Tune in to hear some fine sides from Percy Sledge, Ike & Tina Turner,

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Real Talk about Fake Nudes on The Stew

November 17, 2017

Sat. 5pm – Join Terry David Mulligan this weekend as he sits down with one of Canada’s most enduring bands, fresh from their newest album release. Fake Nudes, the 15th album from the Barenaked Ladies, releases on Friday. The band

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Gary Comeau on Natch’l Blues

November 10, 2017

  Sat 3pm – This weekend, warm up with a big helping of “the best New Orleans musical gumbo this side of the the 49th parallel” on Natch’l Blues. Vancouver multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Gary Comeau will bring his unique blend of

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Remembrance on Mulligan Stew

November 9, 2017

This Saturday is not just any other day. Instead, it is a day of Remembrance, to honour those who gave their lives in the service of their country. A day of quiet reflection and two minutes of complete silence. Mulligan

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No Stone Left Alone Remembrance Special

November 7, 2017

Wed 7pm – Join us Wednesday evening for an hour of remembrance with a special rebroadcast of No Stone Left Alone. Tony King takes you on a journey through history in a documentary that honours the lives of Canada’s soldiers

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Freedom Singer on World Spinning

November 3, 2017

Sun. 4pm – This weekend, Lark Clark sits down with Khari Wendell McClelland, the JUNO-nominated musician and one of the minds behind the brilliant Freedom Singer. The production has been captivating audiences across the country, having just wrapped up a

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Derina Harvey Makes Waves

November 3, 2017

  Derina Harvey is set to make Waves tonight on CKUA, with a new show that explores East Coast traditional music, then drifts with East Coast acts who specialize in other genres perhaps reeling in performers either emerging or iconic from

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David Myles/Port Cities on Freeway

November 3, 2017

David’s got a live double-header ready for Freeway tonight! He’ll be joined by Halifax’s Port Cities for a live performance at 4:15. Later on, David Myles will be on the show around 5:15pm. Tune in to Freeway today to hear them. And you can

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Remembering Wicked Grin on Mulligan Stew

November 2, 2017

TDM kicks off November by remembering Wicked Grin. John Hammond’s 28th studio album came from an unlikely place — the firm belief from both John’s wife Marla  and Kathleen Brennan Tom Waits’ wife  that the musicians should work together. So they did, with Hammond recording

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