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Friday Drive
Friday August 12th, 2022 with Trevor Walker
[ Summer2timing ]

Happy Friday "Drivers"! Got a nice pull of music for this week's show with a pot pourri of jazz, funk, reggae, afro, latin, brazilian, boogie & broken vibes to help you unwind your week and wind up your weekend! As usual when putting the show together I never know where I'm going musically until the final tune is dropped and this week came together quite nicely, but I'll let you all be the judge. Still prerecording the show live@T'sCrib for the time being but hope to get back into the studio at some point. Thank you all for your amazing support and comments it truly helps this broadcaster to feel like putting the show together is a worthwhile endeavour! Hope you enjoy this week's run, happy listening! extra curriculars that might be of interest: Friday: (on until Sunday) Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival • 2022 @Ottawa Art Gallery 50 Mackenzie King Bridge Aug 10-14 | 19h - 23h Event: Tickets: The 11th annual Asinabka Festival is excited to present the best contemporary Indigenous film, video, digital media, art, and music from Canada and around the world. This year the Festival takes place over 5 days with an opening night outdoor screening in the SAW Courtyard, in-person screenings at the OAG's Alma Duncan Salon, an art exhibition opening at Gallery 101, as well as a music showcase at the OAG and a 2-Spirit Ball at Club SAW. This years Festival also coincides and takes place in partnership with the “Through The Storm: National Media Arts Gathering” hosted by DARC, and presented by IMAA, MANO, & NIMAC. Find out more here: If you feel you’re feeling to continue the ride after the show you can always check the archive on for 3 or 4 years of archived episodes of not only this show but every show aired. And if you’re still after more you can check my streaming schedule on Usually Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 20h EDT House of PainT OG500 Poetry Slam Competition @Club SAW | August 19 67 Nicholas St | 18h Event: Tickets: Join House of PainT for the city’s largest poetry slam, the OG 500! This intense competition hosts some of the most talented poets facing off in a three-round competition with a special panel of guest judges. With Scribe, an award winning Scarborough born poet, as the special feature, it is an event you don’t want to miss! Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. ------ Joignez-vous à House of PainT pour le plus grand slam de poésie de la ville, l'OG 500 ! Cette compétition intense accueille certain.e.s des poètes les plus qui s'affrontent dans une compétition en trois rondes avec un exceptionnel panel de juges invité.e.s. Avec en vedette un poète primé originaire de Scarborough, Scribe, il s'agit d'un événement à ne pas manquer ! Les billets coûtent 15 dollars à l'avance et 20 dollars à la porte. RODRIGUEZ JR. Live at City At Night @City At Night | August 19 222 Slater st | 22h-2h Event: Tickets: Friday August 19th we are beyond excited to welcome Rodriguez Jr. (LIVE) inside City At Night, with support from Doga Erbek & Ken Roy. Rodriguez Jr. (Mobilee, Anjunadeep, Systematic) Doga Erbek (Suprematic, Amitabha) Ken Roy Co-presented with Sahra. Tickets or Table packages are recommended. Thank you to everyone in this community for your ongoing support. 19+, ID Required Saturday: Saturdays when the weather is good! The Atlantis Jazz Ensemble @Live Jazz On Somerset 20h-22h Pierre Chrétien keys Zakari Frantz sax Mike Essoudry drums live jazz, outside, Friday and Saturday nights all summer long!!! in front of Union Local 613 Arlo Wine & Restaurant Prohibition Public House TROFI in The Somerset Village 2-Spirit Ball + Music Showcase @Club SAW | 15h 67 Nicholas Event: Tickets: Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival presents, a Music Showcase and the second full edition of our groundbreaking 2-Spirit Ball. Presented In-person, and live online. 2-Spirit is an umbrella term for Indigenous peoples that identify with the LGBTQ+ community. Although it is a contemporary term created in the 90’s, it acknowledges that diverse sexualities and gender roles exist within our Indigenous traditions in North America. We envision that this event will highlight Indigiqueer culture from across Turtle Island and abroad, and that it will celebrate 2-Spirit artists in a variety of practices, such as drag, dance, vogue, music, spoken word, and performance art. • $20 advance tickets / $25 at the door *Includes admission to both the Music Showcase & 2-Spirit Ball • 2-Spirit Ball will be live-streamed on the Asinabka Festival Website • Free entrance w/ Delegate Pass or All Access Festival Pass • Licensed / all ages (16+) • SAW & OAG are fully accessible venues • Zero tolerance for racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, or ableism FLOWERS LIFE @livelifeott 110 York St. | 22h-3h Event: A monthly 90s HIP HOP and R&B DANCE PARTY, celebrating your favourite golden era artists & DJs. Saturday August 13th (Every 3rd Saturday of the month after this event.) 9PM - 3AM $10 before Midnight Beats by @iamdjmace and a mystery guest DJ or two. Directed by @Oohmasf White Rabbit | City At Night BIGSTUFF, Terry Bevvan, Zab @City At Night | 20h - 2h EDT Event: Tickets: Ottawa's best dance music DJs every Saturday from 8pm to 2am at White Rabbit inside City At Night, curated by Framework Music. We invite you to join us for our spin on happy hour: #HoppyHour! Every Saturday from 8pm to 10pm we offer half price admission, half price beer, half price bar rail, featured cocktails, and featured DJs! FAQ: VENUE: (August 20) House of PainT REUNION Festival 100 Brewer Way, Ottawa, On. K1S 5T1 Event: Free all ages! House of PainT Festival is back in person this summer! Join us for the REUNION under the bridge to celebrate the roots of hip-hop culture with the best the city, country, and culture has to offer! DJing, MCing, Graffiti, and Breakin' are the four pillars of Hip Hop. House of PainT showcases concerts, competitions, workshops and knowledgeable talks all weekend long to elevate the community and the urban arts. The Main Event goes down Saturday, August 20th, with amazing performances from DJs, MCs, artists, and dancers, including this year’s headliner: Juno Award Winner, Haviah Mighty! Sunday: Broken Beat Raid Train exclusively on twitch | 14h EDT 14h @zahrahabib 15h @Recordbreakin 16h @lildave215 17h @lifeboogie (moi!) 18h @beatsunitedradio 19h @DJMarkWho216 20h @JRawls82 21h @Spinorita 22h @djjasonpalma Thursday: (August 25) Meta & The Cornerstones wsg Nile Groove @Rainbow Bistro | 20h 76 Murray St. Event: Tickets: Fronted by singer, songwriter and composer Meta Dia, Meta and the Cornerstones fuse a unique sound of afro-pop, hip-hop, rock and soul with a back bone of roots reggae. This synthesis of both reggae and soul along with powerful lyrics and feel-good melodies create something that transcends oceans, borders, and language barriers. The band have created unifying and soul-pounding live experiences for audiences all across the globe. “The future of reggae music”, Nat Geo Music
Sitting Duck
Gene Harris And His Three Sounds - Elegant Soul Album - Blue Note
Have A Grand Time
The Africans - Single - Rebel
Got To Be There
Toots & The Maytals - Funky Kingston Album - Island Records
Mi Do Gbe Da
Ignace De Souza et Les Black Santiago - Album - Tropiques Editions Satel
Lobi Dee
Sonora Paramarera - Lobi Dee Album - Pink Elephant
Ignace De Souza et Les Black Santiago - Album - Tropiques Editions Satel
Heroes Of Limbo - Don't Sweat The Technique Single - Mocambo New
All I Need
Kaidi Tatham - Don't Rush The Process Album - First Word Records New
El Gallito (at 33.3 rpm)
Los Disco Duro - Single - Discos Mas
Do What
The Jivers feat. Anqui - Jazz & Milk Breaks Vol 3 EP - Jazz & Milk
Don't Sweat The Technique
Heroes Of Limbo - Don't Sweat The Technique Single - Mocambo New
Don't Sweat The Technique
Eric B. & Rakim - Single - MCA
Puro Rock
Greenwood Rhythm Coalition - Single - Names You Can Trust
end of first broadcast hour
Song Of Will (Jazzanova Rework)
Eric Gale - Blue Note Revisited V/A Album - Blue Note
Take The Wheel
Chiro Schwarz feat. Zackey Force Funk - Single - Star Creature Universal Vibrations
High Costa Living
Jake Najor & The Moment Of Truth feat. Mixmaster Wolf - Single - Colemine Records
Music Is My Sanctuary
Gary Bartz - Music Is My Sanctuary Album - Capitol
7 Minutes Of Funk
The Whole Darn Family - Has Arrived Album RE - Amherst Records
Youlou Mabiala - 100% De Pourcentage Album - K-dance Productions
Melo Do Tagarela (Rappers Delight) (Roc Hunter Mix)
Gang Do Tagarela - Black Rio Sampler EP - Strut
Naçao Africa
Camarão Orchestra - Single - Favorite Records
Nega Do Obaluae
Wando - Single - Brasilia Records
Groove Now
New Sector Movements - Single - People
Esto Es Candela Con Ritmo Nene (Trumpet Version)
Daz-I-Kue & Tempo - Single - r2records
Interactive CKCU
Trevor Walker (host)
TGIF Drive! Welcome on board and happy listening!

11:32 AM, August 11th, 2022
Chris Int'l
Los Disco Duro always with the cool tunes at any speed!

5:47 PM, August 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Chris Int'l you mos def know what's up!

5:48 PM, August 12th, 2022
Day Job Rob
Music IS my sanctuary! Loving the show as always!

6:16 PM, August 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Day Job Rob thank you for hanging & fist bump "Music "IS" my sanctuary"!

6:23 PM, August 12th, 2022
Chris Int’l
Thanks for the tunez TW

6:57 PM, August 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Anytime Chris Int'l thanks for hanging!

7:04 PM, August 12th, 2022
robert p in gatineau
I kept the computer turned off, so i could concentrate on the music being played. Rewarding experience. Ffun. Thanks.

7:10 PM, August 12th, 2022
robert p in gatineau
I went looking for the Youlou Mabiala LP, and the Wando LP. Checking to see about availability... Thanks for playing this music !

7:35 PM, August 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
robert p in gatineau, Always appreciate you taking the time and your comments. From my experience the Youlou Mabiala and Wando records aren't too rare, that being said the Wando record is only the single and I've never seen the album. Cheers!

4:33 AM, August 13th, 2022