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Saturday February 26th, 2022 with Carolyn Sutherland and Chris White
Shawna Caspi, The Gertrudes (Greg Tilson and Jason Mercer)

Shawna Caspi shares tracks from her new album, 'Hurricane Coming' and describes the in-person and livestreamed concert she'll be performing for Folkus Almonte this evening (Saturday) -- her first stage show in almost two years! Greg Tilson and Jason Mercer from The Gertrudes share some tracks from the new 'Emergency To Emergency' album and talk about the social justice themes behind the songs.
Hour 1: 40 minutes of uninterrupted folk...
Right After My Heart
Roy Forbes - Almost Overnight Canadian
All The Ways I Do
Garry Rasberry - All The Ways I Do Canadian
We Sail
Great Speckled Bird - Great Speckled Bird Canadian
My Baby's Sad
Beth Ferguson - Dance On The Earth Canadian
Elzic's Farewell
John Showman & Chris Coole - Afield Canadian New
I Wouldn't Be Me
Mike T. Kerr - People, Places & Other Issues Canadian
While I'm Here
Erin Saoirse Adair - Songs Of Phil Ochs Canadian
Tree Talk
Amanda Nicole - Tree Talk
Made From Trees
Tamarack - Tree Canadian
Hold On, Caragana
Tamarack - Tree Canadian
All The Diamonds
Claire Lynch - North By South Canadian
Interview with Shawna Caspi from Toronto. Her impressive new album is entitled 'Hurricane Coming'. Folkus Almonte presents Shawna in an in-person and online concert this evening (Saturday) at 8:00 pm Eastern. For information and tickets, see Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya will open the concert. Shawna Caspi's website is

Shawna Caspi - - Celebrate Canadian New
Hold the Light
Shawn Caspi - Hurricane Coming Canadian New
Hour 2: Caroline Sutherland and Chris White interview Greg Tilson and Jason Mercer from the Kingston-based music collective, The Gertrudes. Their new album, 'Emergency To Emergency', focuses on social and human rights issues. You can find The Gertudes at
Black Is The Colour
Evangeline Gentle - Canadian
Boys' Town
The Gertrudes - Emergency To Emergency Canadian New
The Gertrudes - Emergency To Emergency Canadian New
Water On Your Body
The Gertrudes - Neighbourhood Canadian
The Gertrudes - Emergency To Emergency Canadian New
The Gertrudes - Emergency To Emergency Canadian New
New Carolina
The Gertrudes - Emergency To Emergency Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
Shelley Ann Morris
Hello All, Haven’t tuned in in a while—nice to be back. Listening in while completing a Braille lesson. Really enjoying this 40 minutes!!!

10:36 AM, February 26th, 2022
Shelley Ann Morris
So good to hear Shawna Caspi—Celebrate—a very timely song!!!!

10:49 AM, February 26th, 2022
Chris White (host)
Thanks for listening, Shelley.

10:53 AM, February 26th, 2022
Richard Spearman
Great show! Thanks for introducing me to Claire Lynch; her version of Bruce Cockburn's "All the Diamonds" is beautiful.

11:10 AM, February 26th, 2022
Chris White (host)
Hi Richard – That entire 'North By South' album by Claire Lynch is excellent.

11:20 AM, February 26th, 2022
great show! Thanks always.

12:08 PM, February 26th, 2022