Listen Live

On Air Now

CKUA 2017 Fundraiser Prizes Winners

November 1, 2017

Congrats to all of our lucky fundraiser prize winners! Portugal Wine and Walk Tour (Courtesy of AMA Travel) – John Jackson, Sherwood Park Great Ukraine Tour (Courtesy of Cobblestone Freeway Tours) – Jim McRuer, Black Diamond Ski Getaway (Courtesy of Sunshine

Read more ›

David Gogo – A Blue’s Who’s Who

October 30, 2017

Wed 7pm – Our guest on Mixtape this week is the pride of Nanaimo, British Columbia…3 time Maple Blues Guitarist of the Year…David Gogo. And have we got an hour full of stories for you! David has shared the stage

Read more ›

Another Fingerfull 45s on RRR

October 26, 2017

We’re inviting you to tune into a special two-hour fundraising edition of Roy’s Record Room, Sunday, October 29th, from 12 to 2 pm MST. Lark Clark joins Triple-R Radio host Roy Forbes who will be weaving his usual RRR magic

Read more ›

Day Prize: Vinyl Essentials Prize Pack

October 19, 2017

  It starts here – your vinyl collection that is! Donate before midnight on Thursday, to win top-notch turntable, complete with a vinyl prize pack handpicked by some of your favorites CKUA announcers. The Gramophone has generously provided a TEAC

Read more ›

Join us for a Calgary Studio Open House

October 17, 2017

Come hang out with us in Calgary! On Saturday, Oct. 21st we’re hosting a fundraiser first —  open house at our Calgary Foundation CKUA Studio. Come join us for a day of fundraiser fun, special surprise guests and maybe a

Read more ›

House Blend Weekly Playlist – Oct 16, 2017

October 16, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lisa Wilton— The English BeatI Confess Musically, it’s a bouncy, fun, danceable track. The lyrics, however, add some levity to this brilliant 1982 song from Dave Wakeling and The English Beat. One of the best songs

Read more ›

Barney Bentall, Terra Lightfoot on Mulligan Stew

October 13, 2017

Sat. 5pm – This Saturday, Terry David Mulligan sits Barney Bentall down to talk about his newest release. The Drifter and The Preacher drops this week. Barney’s first solo album in five years, it’s a work of collaboration: featuring a

Read more ›

Jam-Packed CKUA Live

October 13, 2017

This week’s CKUA Live is packed with sessions by Altameda, Kacy & Clayton, Skinny Dyck & the Chicken Catchers and Mariel Buckley. During their appearance at Sled Island, Altameda stopped by Gravity Pope & Blackbyrd to perform songs from Dirty

Read more ›

John Scofield and Robi Botos on A Time For Jazz

October 13, 2017

Join Kodi Hutchinson this week for fascinating conversations with  some of jazz’s heavy hitters First up, Kodi has a conversation with three-time GRAMMY winner John Scofield, one of the most respected and recognizable voices on the guitar. The iconic jazz

Read more ›

Fingerfulla 45s Celebration on RRR

October 13, 2017

  As we gear up for the CKUA fall fundraiser, Roy looks back through the many Fingerfulla 45s Prize packs he’s given away on past Triple-R Radio fundraising shows Tune in for a fast, furious hour of rockin’ platters from

Read more ›

Tanika Charles – After the Reset

October 11, 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

Read more ›

Brand New Music on CKUA Live

October 6, 2017

This week, we’ve got a CKUA Live packed with live sets featuring live music from some of the exciting artists that visted Alberta this festival season. Tune in to catch sets from Birds of Chicago, Field Report and Delgres, all captured

Read more ›

Tom Petty – one of the last rock-n-rollers

October 5, 2017

  Sat. 12pm – This weekend, Leeroy Stagger pays tribute to a legendary musician that has had a massive impact on his his own work. As Leeroy puts it: “The death of Tom Petty almost represents a loss of youth I

Read more ›

Enter the 2017 ATB All-Albertan Song Contest

October 2, 2017

  Alberta’s got a lot of stories — its people, landscapes and and rich history have offered inspiration for generations of musicians. And who better to tell those stories than the home-grown talent we have in the province. So it’s

Read more ›

Elizabeth Shepherd on her Mixtape

October 2, 2017

  Elizabeth Shepherd is a ground-breaking Canadian jazz keyboard-player, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader who has four times been nominated for a JUNO in the Vocal Jazz Album category. Two of her five albums have been included on the Polaris Music

Read more ›

CKUA House Blend Playlist, Oct. 2 2017

October 2, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Amy Van Keeken— Glenn Miller (featuring Marion Hutton on vocals), “Bluebirds in the Moonlight” I listen to a lot of Glenn Miller and have a dream of time traveling and being one of his vocalists, like

Read more ›

1952 on Roy’s Record Room

September 30, 2017

This week, Triple-R Radio has a musical look at the year 1952. ’52 was a good year for music and we’ll prove IT by spinning some stellar blues sides from Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker;, terriffic pop platters from

Read more ›

Join CKUA’s Board of Directors

September 28, 2017

The CKUA Radio Foundation is currently seeking members to join the CKUA Radio Foundation Board of Directors Application deadline: October 11th, 2017 Following the recent appointment of a new CEO, CKUA is seeking leaders and creative thinkers to help shepherd

Read more ›

Portals into Worlds of Music with Andrew Mosker

September 25, 2017

Andrew Mosker on Mixtape

This week on Mixtape we celebrate the one year anniversary of the opening of CKUA’s Calgary Foundation Studio by revisiting the first interview recorded in that space (watch SHAW TV’s coverage of the big event). In September of 2016, we

Read more ›

House Blend Playlist – Sept 25, 2017

September 25, 2017

Figure Walking - The Big Other

The Playlist: The Picks: Amy Van Keeken— Fake Palms – “Heaven Scent” Hooray!  Fake Palms have released their latest album Pure Mind.  Vocalist/guitarist Michael le Riche has said that he had been listening to a lot of 60s psych music and

Read more ›

Check out our Music on Screen playlists

September 21, 2017

CKUA is thrilled to once again sponsor the Music on Screen series at the Calgary International Film Festival September 20 – October 1. Our announcers have had a hoot hand picking selections for guests to enjoy before each screening of

Read more ›