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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 meet our dedicated fans and friends who make this station unique.

While the tour is sadly over, we’ve compiled some of our favourite moments into a travelogue, so we can always go back and see the fun that we’ve had.

Where We Went

 

Past Events

Sunday, April 2

Free Concert:  Fort McMurray, 12 – 1pm:  featuring J.R. Shore at the Art Foundry at River Station (8130 Fraser Ave)
Meet-up: Athabasca, around 6pm — Athabasca Train Station

Monday, April 3 

Meet-up: Peace River, around 9am – Java Domain (10107 100 St)
Meet-up: Fairview, around noon  – Fine Arts Centre (10801 103 Ave)
Free Concert: Grande Prairie, 5-6pm – featuring Matt Patershuk at Cards Board Game Café ( Unit 102, 10001 100 Ave)

Tuesday, April 4

Meet-up: Whitecourt, around 9am – Orchard Café (5024 51 Ave)
Free Concert:  Edson, 12 – 1pm –  featuring Mitchmatic at Galloway Station Museum ( 223 55 St)
Meet-up: Hinton , around 3pm – The Old Grind (175 Pembina Ave)

Wednesday, April 5 

Meet-up: Canmore, around 9am – Communitea Café (1001 6 Ave)

Meet-up: Calgary, around noon – CKUA Transmitter Site, (Old Banff Coach Road/85 St. SW)
Free Concert –  Lethbridge, 7pm – 8pm  –t featuring Shaela Miller Band at The Slice (314 8 St S)

Thursday, April 6

Meet-up: Medicine Hat, around 9am – Inspire Café (675 2 St SE)
Meet-up: Drumheller, around 1pm – Last Chance Saloon (555 Jewell St, Rosedale)
Free Concert: Red Deer, 7-8pm –  featuring Boots & The Hoots at Bo’s Bar and Grill (2310 50 Ave)

Friday, April 7

Meet-up: Lloydminster, around 3pm – The Root Emporium (4901 50 Ave)
Wrap-up Party: Edmonton, 6-9pm  –Tune in to a live broadcast of The Celtic Show with musical guests followed by free concert and album release party featuring Leeroy Stagger at CKUA’s Performance Space (9408 Jasper Avenue)

 

Thanks to the fantastic artists and others helping make this tour happen. And thank you to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for making the whole thing possible.

 

 

And special thanks to others who have helped us out with the tour: