October 2013 Archives

Canadian Folk Music Award nominees on Airwaves

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

cfma-title-white.png This week on Atlantic Airwaves we are bursting with pride for all the East Coast musicians nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award. The awards will be announced next week in Calgary (Nov. 8th - 10th) and we're turning the entire show over to hear from every one of our nominees: Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac, Chrissy Crowley, Rachel Davis, Maxim Cormier, Stephen Fearing, Vishten, Old Man Luedecke, Ian Sherwood, Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, Mo Kenney and Ashley Condon. Congrats to everyone and good luck! Tune in Sat. at 10 on CBC Radio 2 and at 5 past 5 on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made in our region.

For more info go to http://folkawards.ca/

Kim Wempe feature on Atlantic Airwaves plus new releases from around the region

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

kwempe1.jpgThis week we have a sampling of some of the new CDs that have come across the Airwaves desk this fall including The Town Heroes, Danielle Smith, Dennis Ellsworth, Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys and Jessica Rhaye. We also have a feature interview with folk blues singer Kim Wempe about her brand new release 'Coalition'. That's Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and 5:05 on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made in Atlantic Canada.

David Myles & Classified and Shehab Illyas' Top Of The World Soundtrack

Posted by Carmen Klassen

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This week on Atlantic Airwaves - two great concerts. David Myles and Classified recorded live in front of an intimate and enthusiastic crowd...And a film soundtrack -- also recorded in front of a live audience at the Atlantic Film Festival. Halifax musician and film-maker Shehab Illyas will tell us about his brand new motion picture music album "Top of the World" . Tune in Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2, and then at 5 after 5 in the afternoon on CBC Radio 1.

Top 10 East Coast Songs Concert - Encore broadcast

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

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This week on Atlantic Airwaves as a Thanksgiving Weekend treat - we have an encore broadcast of our Top 10 East Coast Songs concert. Featuring the talented 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. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5 past 5 on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made in Atlantic Canada.

The Heavy Blinkers feature on Atlantic Airwaves

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

HeavyB.jpgThe Heavy Blinkers new CD 'Health' is featured on Atlantic Airwaves this weekend. Band member Jason Michael MacIsaac drops by to chat with host Stephanie Domet about this long awaited concept CD. Also on the show the Mike Cowie Quartet, from a concert recorded this summer at the Atlantic Jazz Festival. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5 past 5 on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in the Maritimes.