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Monday Special Blend
Monday November 20th, 2017 with Trish Bolechowsky
Joined in the studio by Erin Coyle to chat about the Grey Cup 2017 Concert Series and later a call with Ambre McLean to chat about her new album

Perfect Shade of Blue
Braden Gates - Much Rather Be Sleeping Canadian
Erin Coyle work at TDPlace and, amongst her other duties, programs the music for the Grey Cup. Calgary Stampeders vs. Toronto Argonauts at Landsdowne, Ottawa

The 105th Grey Cup Festival kicks off on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and runs through Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Lansdowne.

The Concert Series presented by TD is part of the four-day Festival leading up to the 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw.

The 105th Grey Cup Festival, presented by Shaw, will be a true celebration of our country with 100% Canadian content that will animate the various stages of the Festival from Tuesday, November 21st when the cup arrives through game day on Sunday, November 26th.

The Grey Cup Festival Team announced that one of the free programming elements features over 50 artists and performers coming from across the country offering a truly diverse Festival program. From the rock and soul rhythms of Ottawa’s The Lionyls, to the Canadiana sounds Cape Breton’s Pretty Archie; from the intoxicating musical mix of Indigenous Music Award winner Kristi Lane Sinclair, to the energetic LGS (Le Groupe Swing); beats will be resonating across Lansdowne and fans will be kept warm and entertained.

The Bumper to Bumper outdoor stage in the Nissan Titan Street Festival will feature family-friendly entertainment and will be the main attraction on the Festival Family Day on Friday, November 24th with performances from High Steppin Daddy, The Daydreamers, Erica Dee, Luv to Groove, School of Rock, Cody Coyote and young sensation Andrew Waines. Friday evening’s street festival events will conclude with a silent disco sure to delight teens and parents alike. The Bumper to Bumper stage will literally be bumping throughout the weekend, with continuous performances Saturday (11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.) and before the Grey Cup game on Sunday (2 p.m. to 5 p.m.).

Free live entertainment will run throughout the day inside the Aberdeen Pavilion, before the RNation Party, presented by Budweiser, gets kicked up a notch in the evening. Fans will be treated to a variety of live performances from bands and artists from across the nation, including Terence Jack, The Winston Band, The Dudes and get the chance to dance into the night to the expert beats of our late-night DJs.
We Don't Live Forever
Pretty Archie - SING ALONGS & LOVE SONGS Canadian

Saturday in the RNation Party

Pretty Archie is a Country/Folk/Bluegrass band from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Long time friends Brian Cathcart (Lead Vocals, Guitar), Matt McNeil (Lead Guitar, Mandolin), Colin Gillis (Harmonica, Bass, Vocals) and Redmond MacDougall (Banjo, Percussion, Vocals)

'Sing Alongs & Love Songs' was made available on September 23rd 2016
Angry Sea
Kristi Lane Sinclair - Dark Matter Canadian
Dark Matter (2015)
Haida/Cree singer-songwriter Kristi Lane Sinclair was raised in British Columbia’s backwaters, and draws more from a DIY/indie aesthetic than traditional or mainstream music. Sinclair’s musical roots create a darkly intoxicating mix of grunge, folk and classical.
Face à Face
Le Groupe Swing - Swing Canadian

Michel Benac (Ottawa) created the group in 1999 and he was joined by Jean-Philippe Goulet in 2002 -
Their fourth album - Swing (2015)
Midnight Hour
The Lionyls - s/t
Loving Carefully
Andrew Waines - s/t Canadian

First original by Andrew Waines, early 2017
Blue Ain't Your Color
Andrew Waines - Keith Urban Cover Canadian

>40K plays on SoundCloud
Chase the Ace
Dave Penny - All Turned Around Canadian
Ambre McLean - My Heart Canadian New
At 8:10 am a chat with Ambre McLean about her brand new album

Ambre's new record "My Heart" is due out November 24th
Just Passing Through
Ambre McLean - Just Passing Through Canadian

Ambre's first album, an acoustic recording done 13 years ago with producer Russ Lavoie on a trip Ambre too through Edmonton in 2004
Ambre McLean - Me Canadian

Amber McLean "Me" (2016)
Interactive CKCU
Mike Mercer
Hey Trish went out for a car ride to Rockport & I saw some of the damage from Hurricane Harvey Rockport's gonna take a long time yet to recover still because it was hit the hardest by Hurricane Harvey. In the meantime Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday down here in Seadrift so turkey lurkey for Me!:}}}}}}}}}}

7:35 AM, November 20th, 2017