CKUA Radio is a community-supported, Alberta broadcasting service that enriches lives by presenting diverse music and original programming that entertains, inspires, enlightens, and educates.
CKUA Radio Network
9804 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 0C5
Leifur James - Argonaut
From Vancouver Island, to the prairie grass lands of Manitoba, TransCanada Music West explores the best live music Western Canada has to offer. From sold-out shows at one of the country’s most storied venues, to intimate in-studio sessions recorded...
Morning is a unique time of day. For some it’s when they feel the brightest, most well rested and down right perky, for others it’s more a case of slowly wiping away the haze of sleep as you ease on into your day. Whatever your unique disposition,...
CKUA celebrates the vocal classical tradition each Sunday evening. The program ranges from medieval and Renaissance music to modern opera, and balances solo and choral music, mostly through excerpts and shorter works. Mark provides a mix of music that...
Classic Examples is an early-evening journey across the broad landscape of Western concert music. Authoritatively and entertainingly presented by CKUA veteran Mark Antonelli, the program covers medieval, Renaissance and baroque music, giants of the...
Dead Ends & Detours is a weekly journey into the expansive Grateful Dead catalogue while broadening the scope by touching on many of the Dead’s influences, musical friends and side projects. From Old and In The Way to Mickey Hart with Kodo, to Jerry...
Folk Routes is a friendly, two-hour pleasure cruise through the full spectrum of folk and folk-oriented music. Each week, Tom Coxworth traces the development of folk music from its European traditions to the blended influences of modern North American...
The Friday Night Blues Party is a wild ride through the musical landscape of the blues, covering the new and the not-so-new, as well as the local live blues music scene in Alberta. Host Cam Hayden shares his great passion for the blues when he’s not...
Named after the classic folk song that was given a definitive bluegrass treatment by Bill Monroe in 1941, the radio show In The Pines is much like the life of the song, wrapped up in musical history.
Lionel’s Vinyls is an upbeat, at times irreverent, and revisionist look back at the Vinyl Era. Lionel Rault is your guide to a magical musical mystery tour of tunes from the ‘40s through ‘70s and beyond.Two hours of Rockabilly, blues, funk, soul...
Baba keeps the groove going from 9 to noon. Bringing his usual warm and wonderful sense of life to good advantage, Baba carries you through your mid-mornings.
An aficionado of contemporary popular music, Terry David Mulligan gained national exposure through his television presentations on Much Music and Bravo! while simultaneously carving out a career as a television and film actor. Mulligan is a big fan of...
Canada's longest-running blues program has been on the air since 1969. Natch’l Blues is the quintessential destination for the serious blues fan or the curious newcomer. Presented every week by Canada's blues emissary, Holger Petersen, head of Stony...
Hosted by Tony Dillon-Davis with charm and humour, Play It Again is a weekly one-hour program of popular music from the 1920s through the 1950s. Each week Tony presents a ‘feature year’, incorporating information on world events of the time.
Weekend mornings…a chance to sleep in, to take your time over breakfast, to come up for air. That wonderful weekend feeling is captured on CKUA’s Saturday Breakfast program, with host Orest Soltykevych. The program features selections from the...
Take a musical journey with some of our favourite musicians as they share the songs that matter to them.