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Canada Live

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Location:

Toronto, ON

Networks:

CBC

Description:

Live performances from the best Canadian artists. CBC Radio 2 listeners will be transported to concert halls, music clubs and festival stages across the country for live performances from the best Canadian artists. The show will be on the move, coming from a different major Canadian music center each night. Canada Live will feature a broad range of music: from singer songwriter, to blues, to jazz, to world, classical music and everything in between.

Twitter:

@CBCRadio2

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, ON M5W 1E6 (416) 205-3700


Episodes

Lights

7/12/2013
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Lights performs a special acoustic concert for a standing-room-only crowd at the Igloo Church in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

Duration: 00:57:27


Kathleen Edwards

6/14/2013
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Kathleen Edwards performs a rocking set at the inaugural CBCMusic.ca Festival at Echo Beach in Toronto.

Duration: 00:41:17


Sam Roberts Band

5/30/2013
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Sam Roberts Band performs as part of the inaugural CBCMusic.ca Festival, thrilling the crowd with a career-spanning set of hits.

Duration: 00:58:23


Ayrad

5/4/2013
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The Morrocan inspired group Ayrad, winners of the 2013 Prix de la diversité, perform at the Montréal arts interculturels.

Duration: 00:28:13


Juno Songwriters Circle 2013 part 2

5/2/2013
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Tom Cochrane hosts part 2 of the 2013 edition of the Juno Songwriters Circle, featuring Bahamas, Kathleen Edwards, and Danny Michel at Casino Regina.

Duration: 00:46:35


Juno Songwriters Circle 2013 part 1

4/25/2013
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Tom Cochrane hosts the 2013 edition of the Juno Songwriters Circle, featuring Colin James, Crystal Shawanda, and Classified with David Myles at Casino Regina.

Duration: 00:46:41


Top Ten East Coast Songs

4/18/2013
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To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the East Coast Music Awards, CBC Music invited listeners to nominate and vote for their top 10 east coast songs. The songs were performed to a capacity crowd at the Spatz Theatre in Halifax by Jimmy Rankin, Ben Caplan, Maureen Ennis, Kim Stockwood, and Jenn Grant.

Duration: 00:53:26


Andrew James O'Brien

4/12/2013
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Breakout Newfoundland singer-songwriter Andrew James O'Brien, along with special guests The Once, perform a set of sweet tunes for a sold-out crowd at LSPU Hall in St. John's.

Duration: 00:57:13


50 Years on the Night Train

4/4/2013
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50 years after its release, Robi Botos and his trio recreate Oscar Peterson's seminal recording, Night Train, live at Victoria Hall in Montreal.

Duration: 00:57:19


Amelia Curran

3/21/2013
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Singer-songwriter Amelia Curran performs songs from her newest album, Spectator, along with some old favourites for an adoring crowd at the Arts and Culture Centre in her hometown of St. John's, Newfoundland.

Duration: 00:54:57


Zimbamoto

3/8/2013
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Vancouver Afro-pop band Zimbamoto create enchanting and upbeat sounds on the mbira and marimba in this performance recorded at CBC Vancouver's Studio 1.

Duration: 00:27:34


Cold Specks

2/13/2013
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Cold Specks brings her lush voice and "doom soul" sound to St. James Hall in Vancouver.

Duration: 00:48:02


Snowblink

2/5/2013
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Snowblink performs their evocative songs at this CD release concert for their newest album, Inner Classics.

Duration: 00:54:08


Stephen Fearing and Erin Costelo

1/25/2013
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Singer-songwriters Stephen Fearing and Erin Costelo team up for this concert featuring a handful of brand new songs written by the duo.

Duration: 00:55:55


Bif Naked in session

1/19/2013
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Singer-songwriter Bif Naked performs songs both new and old in her apartment in Vancouver.

Duration: 00:24:15


Ndidi O

1/12/2013
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Ndidi O charms the crowd at the Edmonton International Jazz Festival with her soulful, jazzy tunes and funny stories.

Duration: 00:54:52


Sarah Slean with Symphony Nova Scotia

1/4/2013
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Sarah Slean performs a brand new song cycle, written just for her by Canadian composer Christos Hatzis, with help from Symphony Nova Scotia.

Duration: 00:31:31


It's Christmas with The Once

12/21/2012
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Newfoundland folk band The Once, joined by special guest Matthew Byrne, perform a mix of new and traditional tunes as part of their annual Christmas concert at the Gower Street United Church in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Duration: 00:29:35


Tribute to Ed Bickert

12/15/2012
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Some of Canada's best jazz guitarists come together at Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto to celebrate jazz giant Ed Bickert, who turned 80 on November 27th.

Duration: 01:16:13


Serena Ryder

12/7/2012
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Serena Ryder premieres her brand new album, Harmony, for a capacity crowd at the Mod Club in Toronto.

Duration: 00:55:02

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