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Special 6-Part Series on the Saturday Morning program

Musicians in Residence

Every Fourth Saturday morning at 9 AM
Next on: Saturday, June 13th, 2015

This special 6-part CKCU series is hosted by Birdie Whyte, the resident Sunday night musician at Ottawa's legendary Chateau Lafayette. Once a month Birdie presents, "Musicians in Residence" during the third hour of Stephen Neale’s edition of CKCU's Saturday Morning program.

On each episode, Birdie interviews a featured local musician who is currently holding down residence in one of many pubs across the city. Residents are also invited to play a few songs live on air from our studio!

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Sounds Simple Acoustic Music Series

 Sounds Simple
The last but NOT LEAST show in The Sounds Simple Acoustic Music Series

Takes place at "A Thing For Chocolate" located at 1262 Wellington W.

Brought to you by the Ottawa Grassroots Festival, Red Leaf Music and CKCU 93.1 FM

Thursday, May 14, 2015 Kristine St. Pierre
(also host of ArtBreak on CKCU Tuesdays at 11AM!)

Congratulations to Trish Murray Host of The Brew on CKCU (Monday 7-8 AM)
for all her hard work in presenting this excellent series of shows!

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Tuesday Special Blend LIVE from the The Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli

Tuesday May 12th, we took the Tuesday Special Blend on the road with a special live broadcast from the Ottawa Bagel Shop and Deli, 1321 Wellington St. Mike and Adam will had on a number of guests to talk about the WWBIA and the amazing things going in Hintonburg

Here is the audio:

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Tribute to Guy Leblanc on Infinite Ceiling

On April 30, CKCU's Infinite Ceiling presented a tribute to Guy Leblanc a local keyboardist extraordinaire most recently noted for being a member of the band Camel. Guy passed away a long illness.

Mark had the pleasure of having Guy in the studio on a number of occasions. Thoughts go out to his family and friends.

Here is the audio

Playlist :

Nathan Mahl - Progtoberfest 2007 - Without Words
Nathan Mahl - Live At Nearfest 1999 - Something Like That
Nathan Mahl - Justify - Spirit
Nathan Mahl - Parallel Eccentricities - Slow Burn
Nathan Mahl - Heretik, Vol. 1- Body of Accusations - Crimen Excepta
Guy LeBlanc - Subversia - Joyride

Camel - The Snow Goose 2013 - The Great Marsh/Rhayader/Sanctuary/The Snow Goose
Camel - A Nod and a Wink - For Today

Mark Keill

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CKCU FM presents World Sports at Oliver's Pub

If you love soccer we encourage you to watch the matches at Oliver`s Pub. See all the mid week BPL, UEFA, Europa and Euro matches on the big screens. Bring your jerseys, scarfs and chants to support your side. CKCU is the sponsor of the matches at Oliver`s.

In June we will be presenting the COPA America Tournament. Argentina! Brazil! Chile! Ecuador! Mexico! Don't miss it !!!

Head down to Oliver's to see the best in Footy, Rugby & Cricket from around the world.
Proudly presented by CKCU 93.1 FM

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CKCU Releases App for Android Phones

You can now get CKCU on your Android Phone using our cool new CKCU App! Check it out here: CKCU Android App Download Page

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Coming up Sat. May. 23
10:00 AM Canadian Spaces
Judy McEwen, a long-time Space Cadet and music lover, joins Chris White to host this week's show. Coco Love Alcorn, currently on tour in Nova Scotia, is crowdfunding for a new CD called "The Spirit Sessions" ( Anders Drerup, an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who performs with several bands, has an exciting new project to announce ( Scott Richardson directs the Atlantic Voices Choir who will perform a tribute to Stan Rogers at Centretown United Church on Sunday, May 24 at 3:00 pm ( Adam McKinty owns and programs two excellent music venues: the Neat Café in Burnstown and North On 29 in Appleton (
3:00 PM Reggae In The Fields
Veterans in Action Reggae in the Fields begins a two part series to feature some of Ottawa's veteran DJs. Each DJ was asked to select their top 10 Reggae songs (of all time?)! Listen to hear which tunes they have selected. Today Lloydie Dread and Harry Next week, May 30: Professor, Alec and Mikey.
Coming up Sun. May. 24
12:00 AM The Docking Station
This week is going to be BIG! Not only does SKCZY have a boatload of brand new Bass Music but the crew has brought along a guest mix from DJ Crusher!! Oh gosh!!! Mucho variety, grande dance party. Bueno! Check out the show live at 93.1 on your FM dial in Ottawa or at anywhere else on the planet. If you would like to comment on the show, get a shout out, or want to say “What a show!” to the studio crew call us in studio at 613 520 CKCU (2528)! Don’t forget follow us on Twitter: @CKCUFM @docksta @SKCZY @itsojohnny Or Like Us on Facebook! CKCU FM, The Dockingstation
8:00 AM Over My Head
Album feature - The Grand Experiment by The Neal Morse Band. David Leibold hosts.
1:00 PM This Island Earth
Music from all over, including a tribute to Sam Zaman (State of Bengal). Neil hosts.
4:00 PM Swing Is In The Air
Vince Rimbach hosting today. I will be playing some Sunday Afternoon Jazz for you. So listen in and enjoy. We will listen to Mark Ferber's Big Band, saxophonist Kirk MacDonald, Cannonball Adderley, the Brecker Brothers, Vince Mendoza and much more. Hope you can tune in.
Coming up Mon. May. 25
12:30 PM Acoustic Frontiers
Some new music as well as some familiar favourites today beginning with a wonderful work by Barry Truax. Hope you can join me, Ralph Hopper, at 12.30
2:00 PM Soy Latinoamerica
A special show about Las Cafeteras, a vibrant musical group that fusions a unique East LA sound with a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
Coming up Thu. May. 28
12:00 AM Cool Cuts
Tonight's show features a short tribute to B.B. King(Sept 16 1925-May14 2015) and some musical hilites from guitarists Roy Buchanan,Lonnie Mack,Dave Mason,Link Wray,and Peter Frampton's careers so you are invited to listen live or on demand at your leisure.
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