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Saturday Morning
An eclectic three hours of roots music.
Hosted by: Stephen Neale, Pat Moore, Alan Surmachynski and Mike Regenstreif
Airs: Every Saturday from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Coming up at 7:00 AM on April 27th, 2019:
This week with Mike Regenstreif: "We are traveling in the footsteps of those who've come before," a program celebrating the enduring legacy of Pete Seeger (1919-2014). Some of the songs on this program were written or co-written by Pete, others are traditional or contemporary songs from his repertoire, and some were inspired by him. Friday, May 3, will be the centennial of Pete’s birth.

Saturday Morning

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Apr. 27, 2019 Mike Regenstreif A program celebrating the enduring legacy of Pete Seeger (1919-2014).
Apr. 20, 2019 Alan Surmachynski Happy Easter!
Apr. 13, 2019 Stephen Neale The Silence Came After
Apr. 6, 2019 Pat Moore Always music! Today I'm joined by my good friend and excellent co-host Shawn Tavenier, fabulous singer songwriter and DJ extra-ordinaire.
Mar. 30, 2019 Mike Regenstreif Extended Feature: Songs of Guy Clark
Mar. 23, 2019 Alan Surmachynski Elwood: It's a hundred & six miles to Chicago, we have a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark & we're wearing sunglasses. Jake: Hit it!
Mar. 16, 2019 Stephen Neale Holly the Hustle


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The Saint Brigid’s Sessions aired in 2016 on the Saturday Morning show with Stephen Neale.

The sessions are recorded at the Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts, a former church that was built in 1890 and that is located in Ottawa's Lowertown. The goal of the Saint Brigid's Sessions is to capture live unplugged performances by artists in as technically minimal and unobtrusive manner as possible in order to capture a natural sound in what really is a magnificent sounding space.

Visit for videos and information on the artist recorded so far. They include:

  • Lucky Ron with Keith Snider - Songs featured: Irish Whiskey; Drinking My Way Back to You; Sitting and Drinking; Lost and Found; and, I Hate Xmas.
  • Kaleigh Watts - Songs featured: Savour; In the Attic; The Lonely Poet; Blue; and, Smoke Lake.
  • Chris PageSongs featured: Chaise Lounge; Summertime Out; The Dead Weight Song; The Late Summer Mountain Song; and, Focal Point.
  • Jim BrysonSongs featured: Depression Dance; Changing Scenery; Breathe; Decidedly; and, Ontario.
  • Irish Airs and Laments with Frank Cassidy, Dennis Alexander and Jeffrey McClintockSongs featured: Kileen’s Fairy Hills; Hugh’s Lament; Roisin Dubh (Black Rose); The Lament for the Death of Archie Beaton; and, St. Pat’s Hall.
  • Lynn MilesSongs featured: More; Three Chords and the Truth; High Heels in the Snow; How to be Alone; and, Better Things to Cry About.
  • Craig CardiffSongs featured: Forget; Not My Monkey’s; God’s Comic; Smallest Wingless; and, Virginia in the Song.
  • Kelly Sloan with Curtis ChaffeySongs featured: Tracers; Turn to Me; Big Deal; To the Water; and, Your Only Ride.

The Saint Brigid's Sessions are made possible by the dedicated efforts of the team:

  • David Bignell, sound
  • Robert Patterson, video
  • Jason Leroux, video
  • Mike 'tic' Houston, photography
  • Josée Robillard, photography
  • Patricia Traill, photography
  • Liam Tyrell, stage management (Sessions 1 through 5)
  • Piaras Ó Giobúin, stage management (Session 6)
  • Patrick McDonald, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts and stage management for Session 7