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Friday Special Blend
Friday May 19th, 2017 with Amanda Jetté Knox and Bob LeDrew
Flood fundraiser, Maestro opening, and the Doug Wright Awards

Musician Wendy Berkelaar welcomed Bob into her home studio to talk about the art and technology of working as a musician in musical theatre. Berkelaar has worked with Broadway Across Canada, Zucchini Productions, the Confidential Musical Theatre Project, and Orpheus, just to name a few. You can learn more about her work at: or
Shoeless Joe from Hannibal MO
Original Broadway Cast - Damn Yankees Original Soundtrack Recording
Picture Book
Kinks - The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society
Brad MacKay is the founder of the Doug Wright Awards, Canada's national comics awards. Doug Wright was famous for his "Nipper" cartoons. Brad and helpers founded the awards in 2005, and the 2017 awards were just held in Toronto. The awards are currently doing an original art auction as a fundraiser with 15 pieces of original art based on Archie comics. Auction: Website
Jasper Bridge - Love to a Wild Thing Canadian
Synapcity is back to talk about its 100 in 1day program. This time: This time it will be Manjit and Zara Ansar. Zara is organizing "Rhythm Jumpers: A Double Dutch Skipping Party with 80s and 90s music that will be taking place at Lansdowne Park on the basketball court .
The Day-to-Daily
Jesse Dangerously - Inter Alia Canadian
Aziza Eckert ( and Amanda Willbond are two of a large number of musicians and artists contributing their skills to a fundraising concert for flood relief that happens Saturday, May 27 at the Cross on Elgin. Local musician Billy BOone spearheaded the concert and silent auction to raise funds for those affected by this spring's floods. A silent auction kicks off at 4 with lots of art and other items available, and live entertainment from 7:00 pm. The cover is a minuscule $5, so DO IT.
My Dear
Amanda Kat - LIVE Canadian New
Aziza Eckert - LIVE Canadian New
David Ross Whiteley is one of the actors in a new bilingual play called _Maestro_ opening at the Gladstone. This play is a peek behind the scenes at a fictional National Arts Centre Orchestra, written in French by Gilles Montminy, it's now being performed at the Gladstone in both Englis hand French versions.
What Lies Ahead
The Young Novelists - Made us Strangers Canadian
Small of my heart
Madison Violet - No Fool For Trying Canadian
Sahara Sand Dune
Lucas Haneman - Valley Giants 2012 Canadian
My Book
Roxanne Potvin - Careless Loving Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Angie Muffler Crunch
Amanda's got me cryin' on the way to my dentist appointment. Great song.

8:47 AM, May 19th, 2017
Mike Mercer
Howdy y'all from Texas!:}

8:56 AM, May 19th, 2017
Susan Johnston (host)
Hey Mike and Angie: Thanks for tuning in. And yeah, both Amanda and Aziza were awesome! #livemusicisbest

3:39 PM, May 19th, 2017
JP Moisan
Hi, I'm hosting two artists that you might be interested in for your program on CKCU: So Long Seven from Toronto and Jay Atwill from Montreal. They are both playing Saturday June 10. SL7 at l'Avant-Première in Hull behind the Music Conservatory (after playing the night before at the Folk and Guitar Festival in Aylmer the night before) and Jay Atwill plays at the Folk and Guitar Festival in Aylmer on June 10 at 9:30pm. You'll find them both under Artists on my website You can also listen to Jay here: and So Long Seven on their website Thanks!

11:28 AM, May 22nd, 2017