Daybreak Alberta
with Chris dela Torre

CBC Radio One: Weekends 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Wake up to the weekend with Daybreak Alberta, featuring interviews with newsmakers, artists and provocateurs from the province and beyond. Host Chris dela Torre presents the music, people and events that make up life in Alberta, from jazz standards and indie music to home renovation tips and fine wine. Follow us on Twitter @daybreakalberta for access to free swag and exclusive giveaways during the show.

July 27, 2014, The Interviews

A feature interview with Toronto's Bahamas, AKA Afie Jurvanen. We chat about his new album Bahamas is Afie and find out about his new found love of the penny whistle - to the chagrin of his family and friends.

Prince Edward Island native turned Calgary-based country singer Trinity Bradshaw tells us about her new album, Open Skies, and what it was like to record it among country greatness in Nashville.

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A conversation with Erin Balser from the CBC books department. Erin will tell us about a new list that she and her colleagues have compiled of the top 100 Canadian books ever. Listen, then take the test yourself to find out how many you've read.


July 27, 2014: The Playlist


[6:10] Seaside - Wakeowl

[6:15] Pulaski at night - Andrew Bird

[6:38] The Great Exhale - The Great Lake Swimmers

[6:50] Stella By Starlight - JJ Johnson

[6:55] Lost in the Light - Bahamas

[7:10] Wakin on a Pretty Day - Kurt Vile

[7:26] Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk - Rufus Wainwright

[7:45] Drive - Hannah Georgas

[7:55] I miss the 80s - Dominique Fricot

[8:10] Young Fathers - Typhoon

[8:24] Guns Don't Kill Good Men (Love Does) - Trinity Bradshaw

[8:38] Caught me Thinkin - Bahamas

[8:48] Stronger than That - Bahamas

[8:54] Big Machine - Oliver Swain