CBC Stars Light Up Grand Opening of Kamloops Bureau
Kamloops residents will hear CBC's new morning show Daybreak Kamloops
on air for the first time on October 9th at 6 am. As part of the launch of the new CBC Radio One
affairs show, a number of CBC celebrities will join Daybreak Kamloops host Shelley Joyce
and the rest of the CBC team
for a public open house and a week of special programming and live events.
Activities kick off on Tuesday, October 9th with a public open house at the CBC bureau at 218 Victoria Street
from 6 am - 2 pm. The public has the opportunity to meet Bob McDonald
, host of CBC Radio One's Quirks & Quarks
; Graham Wardle
, star of CBC television's Heartland;
and Mark Forsythe
, host of BC Almanac
. Special performances by Andrew Allen and Tiller's Folly.
CBC Radio One is available on 94.1 FM in Kamloops
. For more information on CBC in Kamloops, visit CBC Kamloops.
6 - 8:30 am
: Live broadcast of the first Daybreak Kamloops
morning show with host Shelley Joyce
and news anchor Doug Herbert.
8:45 am: Official opening with Johnny Michel, managing director of CBC British Columbia and proclamation by Mayor Peter Milobar.
Noon - 1 pm
: Live broadcast of BC Almanac
with Mark Forsythe.
6 - 9 am
: Live broadcast of CBC Radio One's North by Northwest
with host Sheryl MacKay
at Art We Are Café at 246 Victoria Street with guests Barney Bentall
and Dustin Bentall
with multi-instrumentalist Eric Reed
. Entrance to this free event is first come, first seated.
7:30 pm (doors at 6:30 pm)
: Live concert recording for CBC Radio One's jazz show Hot Air
with host Margaret Gallagher
at The Parkside Lounge at the Interior Savings Centre, 300 Lorne Street. The concert opens with hometown favourites, the Anita Eccleston Quintet
and closes with Victoria's funky, new jazz outfit The HiFi
. Entrance to this free event is by reservation. To get on the guest list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Seating is limited.