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CKUA hosts bring their expertly curated playlists and insider stories to the airwaves every day. All showtimes are MT.

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Alberta Morning

Hosted by: Grant Stovel
Weekdays 6:00 am - 9:00 am
Alternative, Eclectic

Hear a blend of classic, well-loved sounds to ease you into your day, alongside fresh flavours and textures to get your imagination fired up. Read more


Hosted by: Leo Cripps
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 amTuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 amWednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 amThursday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

As we explore new artists, new sounds, new music, we’ll also reflect on the foundation of new trends, hearing old songs in a new way for the first time. Read more

The Upload

Hosted by: Kate Stevens
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 pmThursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Upload focuses on new music and music news. Hear the freshest industry information and all things trending now. Read more


Hosted by: Tony King
Monday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmTuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmWednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmThursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thoroughfare is an eclectic mixtape, weaving in and out of genres, creating a musical surfeit of the finest production - the perfect afternoon soundtrack!  Read more

Traffic Jams

Hosted by: Lisa Wilton
Weekdays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alternative, Eclectic

Traffic Jams is a weekday blend of indie rock, alt-folk, classic soul, new wave, rockabilly and more. Read more

Catch & Release

Hosted by: Kerry Clarke
Monday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alternative, Eclectic, Folk

Hear compelling artists with deep catalogues of work, alongside fresh artists that Kerry Clarke discovers through festival work, travel, and deep listening. Read more

A Newcomer To Old Music

Hosted by: Lark Clark
Monday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Newcomer To Old Music is a program of exploration. Join Lark Clark to listen to “period instruments” like the theorbo, the piffaro, and hear Classical music as dance music! Read more


Hosted by: Amy van Keeken
Sunday 10:00 pm - 12:00 amMonday 10:00 pm - 12:00 amTuesday 10:00 pm - 12:00 amWednesday 10:00 pm - 12:00 amThursday 10:00 pm - 12:00 amWeekdays 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Twilight is a peaceful two hours of music gleaned from many genres including: classical, jazz, ambient, electronic, folk, and instrumental. Read more

The Departure Lounge

Hosted by: Erin Ross
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alternative, Eclectic

Join host Erin Ross as she explores the distinct sounds voices of the world's musical communities as well as the geography, the ideas, and the themes that inspire musicians to create. Read more

From Stage To Screen

Hosted by: Aaron Au
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmSunday 4:00 am - 6:00 am

From Screen to Stage is a celebration of the symphonic and instrumental music that brings the stories of Hollywood, Broadway and more to life. Read more

Far Out

Hosted by: Amy van Keeken
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSaturday 4:00 am - 6:00 am
Alternative, Eclectic

From psych-rock to retro groove, join Amy van Keeken as she unearths hidden gems and explores vast and varied musical terrains. Read more

The Score

Hosted by: Oskar Zybart
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Score spotlights recent additions to CKUA's classical music library, along with recordings from related genres boasting similarly ambitious arrangements and orchestral originality. Read more

The Old-disc Jockey

Hosted by: John Worthington
Thursday 4:00 am - 5:00 am

The Old-disc Jockey celebrates the swing bands recorded between the late 1920s and the 1950s, presented by the enthusiastic, encyclopaedic and entertaining John Worthington. Read more

A Time For Jazz

Hosted by: Kodi Hutchinson
Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmSunday 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Join Kodi Hutchinson as he reviews the best of new and old, adding his experience both as a musician and as an aficionado to the mix.  Read more


Hosted by: Oskar Zybart
Thursday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Each we take a detailed dive into the career and catalogue of a single exceptional composer, or conductor. From the middle ages to the present day, across boundaries and borders, there's always more to explore. Read more

Play It Again

Hosted by: Tony Dillon Davis
Friday 4:00 am - 5:00 am

Play It Again is a weekly one-hour program of popular music from the 1920s through the 1950s. Read more

Mid-Morning Mojo

Hosted by: Baba Singh
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eclectic, Rock

Get ready for rock ‘n’ roll, '70s music, hippie-new age culture, pop culture, ancient knowledge and modern philosophy. Read more

On The Rise

Hosted by: Dawn Pemberton
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pmSaturday 1:00 am - 4:00 am
Alternative, Eclectic

Inspiring interviews, thrilling features, fun factoids and the best from CKUA's Weekly Top 30, with Dawn Pemberton and co-host Joe Hartfeil. Read more

In Our Neighbourhood

Hosted by: Oskar Zybart
Friday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In Our Neighbourhood is an hour focusing on home-grown talent. It's an eclectic all-Albertan playlist, with the best and brightest our province has to offer taking center stage. Read more


Hosted by: Marek Tyler
Friday 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marek Tyler asked his mom, Linda Young, for a nêhiyaw (Cree) word for a new radio show shining a light on Indigenous music from around the world. She asked, "what's the vibe?" Read more

Friday Night Blues Party

Hosted by: Cam Hayden
Friday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Friday Night Blues Party is three hours of blues, boogie and beyond, drawn from the incredible library of CKUA and Cam's own collection of over 10,000 blues recordings. Read more

Classical Connections

Hosted by: Aaron Au
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 am

Classical Connections connects you to the beauty, the stories, and the community of classical music. Read more

The Wake-Up Shake-Up

Hosted by: Keri Rak
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Alternative, Eclectic

Self-confessed music nerd Keri Rak has eclectic taste and shares a mix of jazz, pop, rockabilly and new wave, from Ella Fitzgerald and Chet Baker all the way through to The Shins and Neko Case. Read more

Wide Cut Country

Hosted by: Allison Brock
Thursday 12:00 am - 2:00 amSaturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wide Cut Country cuts a generous path through the genre of country, from traditional, alt country, bluegrass and roots music. Read more

Dirty Windshields Radio Hour

Hosted by: Leeroy Stagger
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSaturday 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Alternative, Eclectic

With stories and insight into the backstage world of a life lived in touring and music, Dirty Windshields ain’t your average radio hour. Leeroy Stagger brings you it all; music, healing, love, and life. Read more

This Music Changed My Life

Hosted by: Shayne Giles
Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmWednesday 12:00 am - 1:00 am

This Music Changed My Life unearths the inspiring tracks and musicians that influenced today’s current hits, taking a deep dive into CKUA’s newest library additions while drawing back to some nostalgic classics. Read more

Get On The Good Foot

Hosted by: Dawn Pemberton
Saturday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWednesday 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Eclectic, Funk

Explore the best of the greasiest funk, soul, and R&B. Hear rare grooves, old school classics, hidden gems, and newfound favourites. Read more

Natch'l Blues

Hosted by: Holger Petersen
Saturday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Canada’s longest-running blues program has been on the air since 1969. Natch’l Blues is the quintessential destination for the serious blues fan or the curious newcomer. Read more

Mulligan Stew

Hosted by: Terry David Mulligan
Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmTuesday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Blues, Rock, Roots

Terry David Mulligan finds inspiration everywhere and shares honest music with the world in a rich mix called Mulligan’s Stew. Read more

Lionel's Vinyls

Hosted by: Lionel Rault
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFriday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Eclectic, Rock, Roots

Lionel Rault is your guide to a magical musical mystery tour of tunes from the ‘40s through ‘70s and beyond. Lionel’s Vinyls is an upbeat, at times irreverent, and revisionist look back at the Vinyl Era. Read more

Open Nights

Hosted by: Mark Rodgers
Saturday 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Alternative, Rock

Open Nights is three hours of openness to anything upbeat. The first hour we’ll rock, the second hour we'll roll, and the third hour is pure Open Nights, with upbeat music to take us to Sunday morning. Read more

River Valley Sessions

Hosted by: Aladean Kheroufi
Sunday 12:00 am - 1:30 am

Hand picking vinyl records from the CKUA library, Aladean Kheroufi brings you an eclectic mix of music all on wax. Read more

Hidden Track

Hosted by: Grant Stovel
Sunday 1:30 am - 2:00 am

Grant Stovel talks with musicians and industry insiders, each handpicked for their proximity to the art/science/magic that is music. Read more


Hosted by: Joe Hartfeil
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 am

Morningsong unfolds in reflection of that special Sunday morning pace as the world around us awakens in phases and stages. Read more

The Celtic Show

Hosted by: Andy Donnelly
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
World Music

The Celtic Show is more than a radio program; for Andy Donnelly “It’s a place and time where a community comes together, a community that supports and nurtures itself.” Read more

Folk Routes

Hosted by: Tom Coxworth
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tom Coxworth has been part of the Canadian roots music scene since 1980. On Folk Routes he explores traditional and contemporary roots music. Read more

Bluegrass Hour

Hosted by: Darcy Whiteside
Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmTuesday 4:00 am - 5:00 am
Country, Folk

The Bluegrass Hour celebrates the innovators and the traditionalists. From the classic to contemporary, progressive acoustic bluegrass and everything in between. Read more

Roy's Record Room

Hosted by: Roy Forbes
Sunday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWednesday 4:00 am - 5:00 am

Roy’s Record Room is the show that unravels and reveals the roots of today’s tunes, for the pure joy of it. Roy spins some familiar but mostly obscure 78s, 45s and LPs. Read more

Voices in Jazz

Hosted by: Dianne Donovan
Sunday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

From classic jazz to choral jazz, Voices in Jazz presents diverse voices from a fascinating 80-year history. Read more

World Spinning

Hosted by: Lark Clark
Sunday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmMonday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
World Music

Lark Clark’s World Spinning explores how music reflects culture and shapes hearts. Lark’s passion is to discover connections and to hear music that’s completely new to the ears Read more

Raising Voices

Hosted by: Orest Soltykevych
Sunday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Raising Voices celebrates the beauty of vocal music by featuring works from the 12th century to today, performed by soloists, small ensembles and choirs. Read more

The Road Home

Hosted by: Bob Chelmick
Sunday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmMonday 4:00 am - 6:00 amTuesday 5:00 am - 6:00 amWednesday 5:00 am - 6:00 amThursday 5:00 am - 6:00 amFriday 5:00 am - 6:00 am
Eclectic, Poetry

The Road Home offers poetry, songs, and reflections on his world of dogs, horses, birds and other subjects for a gentle adventure on the road we all share. Read more