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Calgary Folk Fest Artistic Director Kerry Clarke on How I Hear It


April 22, 2014, 9:31 am

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If you’ve been making regular (or even occasional) visits to the Calgary Folk Music Festival website since early February, you will likely have been keenly observing the Leak Of The Week page as it slowly revealed some of the artists booked for this year’s event.

On Wednesday April 23rd at noon, the Calgary Folk Music Festival announces its complete line-up for 2014.  Monica Miller will connect with Artistic Director Kerry Clarke by phone to get the lowdown for those of us who can’t be there in person and between noon and 3pm on Wednesday’s How I Hear It, Monica will be featuring music from many of the artists whose music will be heard at Prince’s Island Park July 24-27, the 35th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival.

Tickets will go on sale the next day, Thursday April 24th at 10am. Purchase online at   calgaryfolkfest.com, in person at Festival Hall: 1215 10 Avenue SE (10am-6pm), or by phone: 403-233-0904.

Adam Piotr Zukiewicz on Saturday Breakfast


April 17, 2014, 7:51 pm
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Mark Antonelli chats with pianist Adam Zukiewicz on Saturday Breakfast at 8:15am. Adam will be in Edmonton performing a recital on Thursday, April 24 at the Polish Hall.

Adam Zukiewicz is a pianist of great integrity. He has performed across Europe, United States, including Washington DC's Kennedy Centre, Canada, Japan and Brazil.

Tune in this Saturday to hear more about the upcoming concert.

Chris Antonik on Natch'l Blues


April 17, 2014, 3:00 pm

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Toronto-based blues singer-songwriter Chris Antonik joins Holger Petersen for an interview about his brand new album, Better For You.

Alberta tour dates:

April 11-12 - The Blues Can, Calgary
April 14 through 19 -  Blues on Whyte, Edmonton

Natch'l Blues airs Sundays at 3-5pm.

Sid Griffin on Points North


April 17, 2014, 2:35 pm
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Points North
presents an interview with Sid Griffin, who has carved out a most interesting career as both a musician and journalist.

American by birth, Griffin was a pioneer on the country punk scene in the eighties fronting the critically acclaimed Long Ryders out of Los Angeles, an outfit that peaked with two great recordings, State of the Union and Two-Fisted Tales.

In the early nineties Griffin moved to England where he has resided ever since. Over the last two decades the singer-songwriter has fronted an acoustic country/bluegrass tinged outfit called The Coal Porters. The band has released a number of superior albums of original material along with two tributes to onetime Byrds and Burritos, Chris Hillman and Gram Parsons.

Griffin has written a number of books including two on specific chapters in Bob Dylan's life, and numerous essays for magazines such as Mojo.

Along with our conversation with Sid Griffin we'll hear tracks from aforementioned recordings projects.

Points North is heard 3-4pm Sundays in rebroadcast 6-7pm Tuesdays.

Mounties on Notes From Home


April 11, 2014, 10:13 am

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Steve Bays, Hawksley Workman and Ryan Dahle are collectively known as Mounties. The Canadian indie all-star band was touring through Alberta recently, and stopped in at CKUA studios for chat with Grant Stovel about the band's formation, their touring exploits and their recent debut album, Thrash Rock Legacy.

Tune in to catch their conversation on Notes from Home this Saturday at 9:30PM.


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