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Friday Drive
Friday August 19th, 2022 with Trevor Walker
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Happy Friday Drivers! Today I’ll be running through some rootsy rocksteady dancehall and dubby vibes In out first hour. Hour two will consist of mostly 1980’s boogie with perhaps a little synth pop and semi new wave planned for hour two. Happenings of interest? Friday: 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. Take Back the Beat Afro-Queer Dance Party @Club SAW Gallery 67 Nicholas | 22h EDT Event: Tickets: Take Back the Beat Afro-Black-Caribbean dance party is co-presented by The AIDS Committee of Ottawa and will be a party you do not want to miss! Grab your friends and come dance to music by amazing DJs and take back the beat! This event follows the OG500 Poetry Slam - Ottawa-Gatineau's largest poetry competition! Interested in attending? 0G500 ticket holders attend Take Back the Beat for free! You can get tickets exclusively for this event for $8 in advance, or $10 at the door. 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 Ottawa Roller Derby pres: Glittery & Sparkly Unicorn Roller Disco (Friday August 26) @Jim Tubman Chevrolet Sens Rink | 19h - 21h45 2185 Arch St. $5 all ages (minors must be with an adult, under 13 helmet mandatory) Skate rental $10 adult $5 child (First come first serve) Saturday: lifeboogie Vision Remote @The Record Centre | 12h-16h EDT 1099 Wellington Street If you’re in the hood and in a vinyl digging mood pass through 1099 Wellington Street Dropping the soundtrack from 12h-16h EST for August’s 3rd Saturday monthly while, hopefully, live streaming to: 100% vinyl & open format vibes all day! If you’re in need of some Saturdays afternoon tunes & / or vinyl?! Pass through or hop on! AFROBEAT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022! @Ottawa Titans 300 Conventry Road | 13h-22h30 Event: Tickets: ARTIST LINE UP: P-SQUARE, DIAMOND PLATNUMZ, KRANIUM, FOCALISTIC, SENSEY Website: Ottawa Music Industry Coalition presents: City Sounds/Sons de la ville (40+ Outdoor Concerts) - Raphael Weinroth-Browne & Kristine St-Pierre @Bytown Museum 1 Canal Lane | 14h EDT Event: Raphael Weinroth-Browne and Kristine St-Pierre will be performing at the Bytown Museum at 2pm on August 20th as part of our City Sounds summer series! Festival du Vieux-Aylmer (8th annual) Main Street in Aylmer | 16h-22h Aug 20/21 Free all ages Event: Activities for kids and musical performances in the evenings. 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 White Rabbit | City At Night ELI WILKIE (LA), Brink (Bday), Vibe Alive @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! 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 Sunday: House of PainT Knowledge Conference @Club SAW Gallery 67 Nicholas | 11h-18h Event: Free Tickets: Join House of PainT on Sunday, August 21st, 11am to 6pm at Club SAW (67 Nicholas St.) in Ottawa for conversations, presentations, workshops, panel discussions and a resource fair. Each one, teach one! House of PainT Knowledge Conference celebrates the 5th element of Hip Hop: Knowledge. It is a place to learn and grow, to find community and connect with peers, elders, and up and comers. Seating will be available. Fully accessible venue. Registration via Eventbrite encouraged to ensure attendance. SCHEDULE 11:00AM-4:00PM Resource Fair with arts and culture stakeholders 12:00PM Keynote Talk and Opening Remarks with Kevin Bourne aka “KB the Boss” 12:45PM Navigating TikTok as a Hip Hop Artist | Panel discussion with Exmiranda, Mazyn and Mischa 2:00PM Creative Writing and Spoken Word | Workshop with Andi Vicente, Sinda Garziz and Luis Rustan 3:30PM Make Music, Not Mines: The Socio-Economic Potential from Nunavut’s Cultural Exports | Talk with Thor from Hitmakerz 4:00PM Cell Phone Storytelling | Workshop with Craig Conoley 5:30PM Navigating the Music Industry as an Emerging Artist, Building a Team | Talk with Kasia Sanscartier For more information about House of PainT festival and to view the full schedule and program, visit 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 City At Night BLOCK PARTY September 2-4 White Rabbit + AXE Worldfest Street Pop-Up! Mari Rossi (Brazil) Trevor Walker @Band & Slater outdoors! | 19h-23h (7-11pm) After Party! @City At Night | 23h-2h (11pm-2am) 222 Slater Street
Young Generation
The Heptones - Single - Studio One Records
Roots Rock Reggae
Clint Eastwood - Single - Cord
Effort In Your Self
Chantells - Single - Phase One Records
Innocent People Cry
Gregory Isaacs - Single - G.G.'s Records
Dreadful Dub
Mighty Cloud Band - Single - Mighty Cloud
One Love
Errol Dunkley - Single - Wimpex
Frog In The Water Version
Errol Scorcher - Single - Tippa
Pass The Koochie
The Mighty Diamonds - Changes Album - Music Works
Revelations Dub
Upsetter - Single - Upsetter
bottom of hour one
Point-Less Killing
Hell & Fire - Single - Disco Mix
International Robbery
Charlie Chaplin - Sound System Album - Arrival
Under Mi Sensi
Barrington Levy - Single - Thunder Bolt
Bunny Wailer - Single - Solomonic
Ernest Dodd - Single - Studio One Records
Keep It Moving
Ewan & The Soulcats - Single - Randy's
Jammin So
Errol T. & Ma Doo - Single - Crazy Joe
Armagideon Time (Disco Mix)
Willie Williams - Single RE - Studio One Records / Souljazz Records
Iron Fist
Upsetter - Single - Upsetter
end of hour one
Spider Woman
Pagliaro - Single - Plastic Poison Canadian
The Message
Grandmaster Flash - The Message Album - Sugarhill Records
Pull Fancy Dancer / Pull
One Way - Fancy Dancer Album - MCA
Captain Sensible - Single - A&M Records
East Side Strut
Deodato - Single - Warner Brothers
bottom of hour two
Something About You (12" Remix)
Level 42 - Single - Polydor
Shock Talk
Shock - Single - Fantasy Records
State Farm
Yaz - Single - Sire Records
Stretch' in Out
Gayle Adams - Single - Epic
If It Ain't Funky
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Single - Source
Interactive CKCU
Trevor Walker (host)
TGIF Drive! Thanks for being here and hope you enjoy this week's offering! Happy listening!

11:41 PM, August 18th, 2022
Sweet set, Trevor. As always, you deliver. Much respect.

11:47 AM, August 19th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Thank you -d! Much appreciated!

2:42 PM, August 19th, 2022
hi ya! cooooolll

5:16 PM, August 19th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Hey hey hb! Thanks for hopping on!

5:23 PM, August 19th, 2022
robert p in gatineau
Hi Trevor ! I have never heard the War In A Babylon version before. Upsetter business. Thanks !

5:33 PM, August 19th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Braaaap! robert p it makes me happy to play anything new to your ears! Thanks for making it all worth it!

5:46 PM, August 19th, 2022
Coooolll... (got a reminder in writing to hang on The Mighty - next show, "Not For Radio"! Great tooo!;-) hav great wkend! Thanks for the work!

6:44 PM, August 19th, 2022
Elorious Cain
Great show Trevor!

6:50 PM, August 19th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Nice one hb! Thanks for being here tonight! Hi Elorious! Thank you so much for the comments! Means a lot from you Cheers!

6:53 PM, August 19th, 2022
Dj Otto
That really made me happy.. Much respect!

12:17 PM, August 20th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Hey DJ Otto, Happy to oblige and thank you for tuning in and for you comments. Cheers!

10:36 AM, August 21st, 2022
Rob Dunbar
Fun show, brother!

1:57 PM, August 22nd, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Hey Rob! Thanks for tuning and for your comments!

1:06 PM, August 23rd, 2022