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Monday Special Blend
Monday October 28th, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky & Joel Elliott
Interview with Kate Weekes, interview with Jessie Kangok from CKCU's Uqallagvik, airing every other Wednesday from 10 to 11. Music from Cee Lawrence, Good Advice, Nothern Haze, Sila & Rise, and Emilyn Stam and John David Williams

All you do is Trouble
Cee Lawrence - This One's For Me Canadian
I Love You, I'm Crazy
Cee Lawrence - This One's For Me Canadian

Cee Lawrence spent 10 years as the frontwoman for Ottawa band Arms of the Girl. Now, she's returned to her country roots for her first solo EP, This One's For Me.

Join Cee on November 3 to celebrate at her EP release party. Cee will be performing with a full band and will be joined by her favourite musician friends, Danielle Allard and Kristine St-Pierre.

Cee Lawrence EP Release w/ Danielle Allard & Kristine St-Pierre
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 7 PM
LIVE on Elgin - 220 Elgin St.
Words to Live By
Good Advice - s/t Canadian
Good Advice - s/t Canadian

Get ready to hit the dance floor and share the vibes with Ottawa's super-hot, 10-piece, soulFunk outfit - fans of Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Rick James, unite!

Riding a wave of momentum after recently rocking the mainstage at Westboro FUSE Street Festival and helping fans boogie down at CityFolk Marvest, Good Advice is ready to release their debut single, Black Coffee! The track is firey and fresh, and was recorded and mixed by Jason Jaknunas of Metropolitan Studios, and mastered by Grammy-nominated mastering engineer, Philip Shaw Bova. Good Advice will be joined by local psychedelic funk band, Glyphs, and neo-soul artist Mikhail Laxton.

Good Advice - Black Coffee Single Release Party
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8 PM
Babylon Nightclub - 317 Bank Street
Mushy Gushy - Bodybreak Canadian
Maybe I'm a Boring Man
Mushy Gushy - Bodybreak

The original Ottawa groove rockers, bringing some edge to keep you on your toes!

Playing Friday!

Future Peers, Mushy Gushy, Alien Baby Girl, Outer Rooms
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8 PM
Cinqhole - 5b Fairmont Avenue
Great Expectations
Kate Weekes - Taken By Surprise Canadian
A Day Called Summer
Kate Weekes - Taken By Surprise Canadian
Sense of Distance
Kate Weekes - s/t

It's a DOUBLE BILL Fall 2019 Tour!

In this playground of sound, contemporary Canadian folk songwriter Kate Weekes and acclaimed multi-instrumentalist James Stephens explore the travelogue that is Weekes’ dazzling 2019 release, ‘Taken by Surprise’. Emilyn Stam and John David Williams merge the voices of clarinet, violin, diatonic and chromatic accordions to create a modern sound steeped in tradition, with traditional music from France, and original compositions influenced by French, Klezmer, and Canadian traditions. Each duo will lead a set, and in a game of musical Red Rover, they will call each other over.

Kate Weekes & James Stephens, Emilyn Stam & John David Williams
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Mill Road Community Space / Espace Communautaire - Chelsea, QC
CKCU FUNDING DRIVE HAS BEGUN! October 25th - November 17th, 2019!

Did you know that CKCU 93.1 FM is Canada’s OLDEST community radio station? Since 1975, CKCU has been a voice for diverse communities, connecting people throughout Ottawa and the world beyond.

Unfortunately, all of this is at risk. Recent changes to funding for student activities in Ontario threaten CKCU's stability. Campus activities long seen as staples of student life are under threat. There is an urgent need for the Ottawa community to stand behind CKCU, as we have long stood behind the community.

Show your support by donating at the link below or by calling 613-520-3920!

CKCU's Nightmare in the Courtyard
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9 PM
OZ Kafe - 10 York Street (in the courtyard)

RADIO GAGA • Karaoke for community radio!
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10 PM
Atomic Rooster - 303 Bank Street

Heavy Friends CKCU Fundraiser party
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9 PM
Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar - 1073 Bank St.

Fundraising album art auction for CKCU & CHUO
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
The Record Centre - 1099 Wellington St.
Northern Haze - Siqinnaarut Canadian
Tuniit Rock
Silla + Rise - Debut Canadian

We're joined by phone by the hosts of Uqallagvik, a radio program by and for Inuit of Ottawa. Airs Alternate Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm.... right here on CKCU FM!

Jessie Kangok, Angeline Ivalu and Janet Evic yik yak with us about their show, the funding drive, and the importance of Northern voices in Canadian discourse.
Circle Jig
Emilyn Stam and John David Williams - Emilyn Stam and John David Williams Canadian


Ontario based duo Emilyn Stam and John David Williams merge the voices of clarinet, violin, diatonic and chromatic accordions to create a modern sound steeped in tradition. They met in 2011 as members of the Lemon Bucket Orkestra. During quiet hours of busy tour schedules they discovered a similar sensibility in improvisation and composition, and began to create a distinctive duo sound mainly featuring clarinet and violin. They both draw on wide musical influences and experience including Klezmer, early jazz and blues, and various fiddle traditions from Canada and abroad. Their first CD is a collection of original compositions based on improvisation and exploring playful instrumental duet dialogues. Currently, they are focusing on the folk music and dance traditions of western Europe. In addition to exploring traditional dance styles and tunes, they are developing a repertoire of original music meant equally for social dance and concert settings. They will release an album of this repertoire titled "Honeywood"in Spring 2020. They are also primary organizers of the first Canadian festival dedicated to music and dance from western Europe: The Big Branch Festival.

Playing with Kate Weekes and James Stephens! Link above!
Interactive CKCU
Jeff Larocque
Good Morning Trish & Joel. I'm tuned in from Vaughan, ON. Population 326,000 (and one)

8:30 AM, October 28th, 2019