Edmonton Folk Fest Line-up Revealed

May 30, 2018

We’ve now got a look at the performers who will be taking the stage at this year’s Edmonton Folk Music Festival! This year’s amazing line-up includes big acts like The Decemberists, Shakey Graves, Regina Spektor and Neko Case, as well

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Steven Page on Mulligan Stew

May 25, 2018

From a Speaker’s Corner booth in Toronto to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Steven Page has had a long and strange journey. And now, the latest stop for the former Barenaked Ladies co-founder it Calgary’s National Music Centre as

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CKUA Top 30: May 13 – May 19, 2018

May 23, 2018

 = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Leon Bridges –  Good Thing (Columbia) 2. Aki Kumar – Aki Goes To Bollywood (Independent) 3.  Michael Rault – It’s A New Day Tonight (Sleepless) 4. Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – State Of All Things (Independent) 5.  Mariel

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Meg Wilcox— Rich Aucoin, “P:U:S:H” The sun is back out, and so is your resolve to update your running playlist! May I so humbly suggest this tune from Rich Aucoin? From the pulsing beat to the

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Ben Caplan on Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

May 11, 2018

Halifax folk singer Ben Caplan gets back in studio with Grant Stovel to talk about his newest project — ‘Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story,” a musical theatre piece that has received praise off-Broadway and is now at the Citadel

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Molly Johnson on Mulligan Stew

May 10, 2018

Many musicians talk about the process of having to find what kind of artist they are. Molly Johnson isn’t one of them. The JUNO-winning Canadian jazz icon says she’s never particularly lacked for a sense of who she is. “I

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House Blend Playlist – May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

  The Playlist:   The Picks: Terry David Mulligan— Jann Arden, “The Long Goodbye” Such a personal song. The loss of Jann’s Father and the slow fade of her wonderful Mother. All of Jann’s thoughts, wishes and dreams in one

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A Whole Lotta Fats Domino on RRR

May 4, 2018

Elvis Presley called Fats Domino the real king of rock ‘n’ roll. This week, Roy dedicates the entire hour of Triple-R Radio to the music of the great, late Fats Domino. We’ll hear tracks spanning his peak decade of 1950

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Doo-wap Time on Roy’s Record Room

April 12, 2018

This week, it’s an hour of doo-wop on Triple-R Radio featuring vocal groups from the fifties like the Crows, the Chords, the Royals, the 5 Royales, the Dominos, the Clovers, the Drifters and more, all from the original 45s and

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House Blend Playlist – April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018

The Playlist The Picks   Terry David Mulligan— Richie Havens, “Follow “ I was so lucky to be in the right place at the right time. Late 66, early 67. Programmed with John Runge Canada’s first underground FM station. CKLG-FM

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CKUA Top 30 Chart: April 4, 2018

April 4, 2018

Top 30: Week of March 25 – March 31, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1. The Ice Queen – Sue Foley (Stony Plain) 2. American Utopia – David Byrne (Nonesuch) 3. Tearing at the Seams – Nathaniel Rateliff & the

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Understanding Kurt Elling

April 3, 2018

While his newly-released album, The Questions, sets out to explore the nature of love, loneliness and the suffering, Kurt Elling shies away from the label of philosopher. “Man, I’m just a guy walking around who can sing pretty good sometimes.

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House Blend Playlist – April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Michael Rault, “I’ll Be There” A single from ‘It’s A New Day Tonight’, out May 18, this how Rock ‘N’ Roll rolls, and rocks! Bob Chelmick— Thea Gilmore and Joan Baez, “Inch by Inch” A

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Sue Foley on Mulligan Stew

March 29, 2018

Sue Foley has been down many trails. At 18, she moved across the country, from Ottawa to the blues bars of Vancouver, to play 3 shows a night, 6 nights a week with the likes of Power Blues, Jim Byrnes

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Good Friday 2018 Schedule

March 28, 2018

We have a great line-up of shows set for Good Friday, with a few different voices joining us. 6am – 9 am – Alberta Morning w/ Brian Golightly 9am – 12 pm – Mid-Morning Mojo w/ Oskar Zybart 12 pm

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CKUA Top 30 – March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

Week of March 18 – March 24, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Tearing At The Seams (Bottleneck / Stax) 2. David Byrne – American Utopia (Todomundo / Nonesuch) 3. Eloisa Atti – Edges (Alman)

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