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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,

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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