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World Spinning Visit 1997

March 24, 2017

  Sunday, 4PM – Lark Clark has a bevy of tunes from ’97 on deck this weekend, to celebrate the popular uprsiging that brought CKUA back to life 20 years ago and to mark our Touch the Transmitter tour. Join Lark for

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Touch the Transmitter 2017

March 23, 2017

Thanks to everyone who made our Touch the Transmitter tour across Alberta a success. We visited 16 transmitters, dozens of communities and met hundreds of the people whose support keeps CKUA strong. It was truly an amazing experience getting to

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Dirty Windshields Radio Hour – Power to the People

March 22, 2017

Albums aren’t just measured in revolutions — they also have the power to start them. This week, Leeroy Stagger looks at the secret power of the protest song. Featuring tracks from The Clash, Woody Guthrie, Creedance Clearwater, Michael Franti & Spearhead,

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The Wood Brothers – Live at The Barn

March 22, 2017

In the decades they’ve spent creating music, both as separately and together, The Wood Brothers have played all kinds of show in all kinds of places. But for the trio, nothing feels like stepping into The Barn. The massive structure in

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CKUA Top 30

March 22, 2017

March 12 – March 18, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Louise Burns – Young Mopes (Light Organ) 2. Five Alarm Funk – Sweat (Independent) 3. Amelia Curran – Watershed (Six Shooter) 4. Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains – Solide

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Tanika Charles – After the Reset

March 20, 2017

Wed. at 7pm – This week on Mixtape we welcome Canadian R & B soul sensation, Tanika Charles. Whether or not her name is a familiar one now, it seems destined to become a very familiar one as her career

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Stories of the Shutdown

March 20, 2017

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been asking you to share your memories of when CKUA shut down 20 years ago. And you responded — a flood of emails and voicemail describing how it felt when the station went dark.

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Touch the Transmitter 2017

March 20, 2017

Today Day Two begins! We’re on our way to We’ll be in Peace River, Fairview and have a free concert with Matt Patershuck in Grande Prairie at 6pm! We’re starting off with a bang! A free concert with J.R. Shore

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House Blend Playlist- March 20, 2017

March 17, 2017

This week’s playlist is a bit of a celebration. Twenty years ago today, CKUA went off the air. What better way to celebrate the fact that we came back and are still here than with some amazing tunes? Here are

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Shellac Shack Shuffle on Roy’s Record Room

March 17, 2017

Tune in this week as we meander through the musical meadows of Roy’s  slightly cluttered basement for an all-78 Shellac Shack Shuffle. You’ll hear fine sides from Leon Payne, Eddy Arnold, Duke Ellington, the Drifters, Count Basie’s Blue Five, Homer

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The Chelsea Hotel: A Story on Every Storey

March 16, 2017

Friday, 8pm — Few places in the world have a history like New York’s iconic Chelsea Hotel. For more than 100 years, the Manhattan landmark has been a stopping point for the creative, playing host to some of the most innovative writers, filmmakers

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CKUA Top 30

March 16, 2017

Week of March 5 – March 11, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian   1. Ryan Adams – Prisoner (Blue Note) 2. Ron Sexsmith – The Last Rider (Compass) 3. Jenn Grant – Paradise (Outside) 4. Laura Marling – Semper

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings at the Commodore

March 15, 2017

Sat. 5pm — Tune in to Blackie and the Rodeo Kings backstage at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom this Saturday. Terry David Mulligan caught up with the band during their performance at the renowned venue, the final show in a cross-country tour. It’s a surprising

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Eric Bibb – 21st Century Bluesman

March 13, 2017

Wednesday evening at 7 on Mixtape, we spend a little time with bluesman Eric Bibb. His latest album Migration Blues – this is his 30-somethingth release! – is out March 31 on Stony Plain Records and once again he demonstrates what

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Five Alarm Funk Pre-Concert Session at CKUA

March 13, 2017

Come on over! CKUA blows open the doors to our Edmonton performance space this Thursday at 4:30pm MT for a pre-concert session with Vancouver’s Five Alarm Funk, and you’re invited! Before their set at The Needle in Edmonton, the eight-piece

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House Blend Playlist – March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017

Another week, another set of carefully-chosen songs to enjoy. Check out these fine selections by our hosts, just for you. The Spotify Playlist The Picks Baba — Hazmat Modine, “It Calls Me” Punchy guitars, hot harps and Mongolian singers, unusual

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Leeroy Stagger Spins on The Stew

March 10, 2017

Mulligan Stew, Sat. 5pm — This Saturday, Terry David Mulligan is joined by the latest addition to the CKUA family: Leeroy Stagger. Leeroy’s been a busy guy lately. Aside from preparing for his new spring CKUA show, the Dirty Windshields

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“The Genius of Ray Charles”

March 9, 2017

This week on Triple-R Radio, Roy will continue the new occasional feature: LP Time. He’ll be spotlighting the 1959 Ray Charles LP, “The Genius Of Ray Charles”, a true highlight in Ray’s long career in music. As well, Roy will

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CKUA’s Top 30 Chart

March 8, 2017

Feb. 26 – March 4, 2017 = Albertan         = Canadian 1. Hurray For The Riff Raff – The Navigator (ATO) 2. Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway (Nonesuch) 3.  Ron Sexsmith – The Last Rider (Compass) 4. Ryan Adams – Prisoner

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Women in Music on CKUA

March 8, 2017

In celebration of International Women’s Day, CKUA is bringing you and evening that showcases some of the talented female artists from Canada and across the world. Amy van Keeken brings you a Freeway full of female shredders, songwriters and vocalists

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