Atlantic Airwaves with Stephanie Domet

Double bill: David Myles and Classified, and Steven Fearing with Kim Dunn

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This week is the last week that Atlantic Airwaves with Stephanie Domet will be broadcast. So this show is a chance to say goodbye to many, many years of incredible programming on the show. Next Saturday you will be greeted with a brand new program called "The East Coast Music Hour" hosted by the great musician David Myles. So for our last show with Stephanie and with the name Atlantic Airwaves you'll hear two great concerts. Our new host himself - David Myles with appear with hip hop star Classified in a concert recorded live in front of an intimate and enthusiastic crowd.... and another pair - two of this regions' very talented singer songwriters, Stephen Fearing and Kim Dunn come together in a studio session that we originally live-streamed. Tune in Saturday morning at 10 a.m. (10:30 NL) on CBC Radio 2, and then at 5 after 5 (5:35 NL) in the afternoon on CBC Radio 1.


You can watch the videos from the David Myles and Classified session here, and you can watch the Steven Fearing and Kim Dunn sessions here.

Top Ten East Coast Songs of all time, an encore broadcast

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This week on Atlantic Airwaves we have an encore broadcast of our Top 10 East Coast Songs concert. One of the best shows we've done in the past 2 years! Featuring Jimmy Rankin, Maureen Ennis, Ben Caplan, Jenn Grant and Kim Stockwood as they do justice to our Top 10 East Coast Songs .... a show not to be missed! Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. (10:30 NL) on CBC Radio 2 and at 5 past 5 (5:35 NL) on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made in Atlantic Canada.

Ben Caplan takes us Down to the River again.... on Airwaves

Posted by Jeffrey reilly

vlcsnap-2013-11-28-13h50m47s139.pngBen Caplan with his high energy and smokey baritone voice collaborates with a full band including a stellar horn section this week on Atlantic Airwaves. The 3rd in our Atlantic Airwaves Presents series (first broadcast last March) Ben delves into his Balkan and Klezmer roots as he captivates the audience in CBC Halifax's Studio 1.


Click here to watch the videos on CBCmusic.


Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m.(10:30 in NFLD) on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. (5:35 in NFLD) on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made in Atlantic Canada.

Radio Radio and Xara Choral Theatre on Atlantic Airwaves

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The Acadian Hip Hop group Radio Radio partners up with the 20 voice women's choir Xara Choral Theatre this week on Atlantic Airwaves. Recorded at CBC Halifax Studio One both the audio and video capture the incredible shared energy between these two very different ensembles.


Radio Radio is a hip hop band from Clare, NS, who rap in Chiac, an English-influenced variety of Acadian French. Xara Choral Theatre are a twenty voice strong young women's choral ensemble from Halifax, NS, Together they pump out a full hour of original, extraordinary sounds.


Click here to watch the full videos on line.


Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in Atlantic Canada.

Heavy Weather Part 2

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This Saturday on Atlantic Airwaves it's part two of our showcase of the best musicians from the East Coast that are being broadcast on the CBC TV show Absolutely Canadian. It's all thanks to the St John's based video production unit Heavy Weather. In this broadcast you'll hear from Breagh MacKinnon, The Heavy Horses, The Modern Grass and Repartee.


It all airs on CBC TV Saturday, August 30, at 8:00 pm Maritimes / 8:30pm NL.


Heavy Weather Presents: Volume 3 Trailer from HEAVYWEATHER on Vimeo.

Heavy Weather on Atlantic Airwaves

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This Saturday on Atlantic Airwaves we showcase the the best emerging and established musicians from the East Coast who are being broadcast on the CBC TV show Absolutely Canadian. It's all been put together by the St John's based video production unit Heavy Weather. You'll hear Matthew Hornell, Kat McLevey, Les Hay Babies plus.... an advance listen preview to Coyote's new CD that comes out in September..


Music has personality. So do the musicians who write and perform it. Heavy Weather puts musicians in an environment that is interesting to your eyes and ears with one camera and no edits, letting the music and performance come through.


Airs on CBC TV Saturday, August 23, at 8:00 pm Maritimes / 8:30pm NL.


Featuring music by Matthew Hornell, Kat McLevey, Les Hay Babies, and Coyote.


Stephen Fearing and Kim Dunn - Airwaves Streamlined Session

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Kim and Stephen 2(1).JPGThis Saturday tune into Atlantic Airwaves for a real musical treat. Two of this regions' very talented singer songwriters come together in a studio session that we originally live-streamed. If you missed that earlier this spring, now you can hear and see the post produced version of this intimate session where Stephen Fearing and Kim Dunn share their songs and stories. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here on the East Coast of Canada. And you can watch all the videos right here ... enjoy!

MATT ANDERSEN AND KIM HARRIS - TWO VOCAL DYNAMOS ON AIRWAVES

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Thumbnail image for mandersenphotos_4t.jpgThumbnail image for kim Harris.pngThis week we have two vocal dynamos to feature. New Brunswick singer/songwriter Matt Andersen in a studio session recorded in Studio 211 at CBC Toronto is on the show. This concert took place during Matt's recent tour as he promoted his CD 'Weightless'. And Kim Harris, originally from Newfoundland and now calling Halifax home, drops in for a chat about her new CD 'Only the Mighty'. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in Atlantic Canada.

Meaghan Smith with her new album Have A Heart on Airwaves

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

meaghan music-heart.jpgMeaghan Smith drops by the Atlantic Airwaves studio to chat about her new album 'Have a Heart', some of her musical inspirations and why she's gone in a different direction musically speaking. We'll also hear some of her music too. And things kick off with two PEI bands as they battle it out. Coyote and The Meds take the stage in Charlottetown. And we'll have a sample from The Modern Grass and their brand new CD. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in Atlantic Canada.

David Myles and Joel Plaskett on Airwaves

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mylesplaskett.pngTwo of this regions' best known musicians chat with Stephanie Domet this week on Atlantic Airwaves. David Myles and Joel Plaskett share stories about their work, their friendship and their music as they gear up for a 'Double Bill' performance next weekend presented by Deep Roots Music Coop in Wolfville. We'll also sample a couple new CDs that have come our way. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in Atlantic Canada.