• Katherine Duncan Key of A

    Key of A | About the Show

    The Key of A is your guide to Alberta's creative music community. Join Katherine Duncan for the best original music by new and established artists from across the province — and hear them in conversation, on stage and on record.

    Posted: Nov 10, 2016 6:18 PM MT
    Last Updated: Nov 24, 2016 11:55 AM MT

Key of A

  • Nature Of

    Nature Of Live at The Needle Vinyl Tavern

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear the closing set from the Key of A's first Live at The Needle showcase. Plus, original jazz by Calgary-based vocalist Johanna Sillanpaa and a preview of the launch event for Bent River Records in Edmonton.

    Posted: Mar 21, 2017 3:59 PM MT
  • Lexi Strate

    CBC shines a Searchlight on Alberta music

    by Katherine Duncan

    Regional Searchlight hopefuls from northern and southern Alberta and a live set by YYC Music "Group of the Year" 2016 winners The New Electric.

    Posted: Mar 15, 2017 12:12 PM MT
    Last Updated: Mar 15, 2017 12:31 PM MT
  • Hello Moth

    Meet Hello Moth ahead of his show at U.K.'s The Great Escape

    by Katherine Duncan

    Calgary's Hello Moth joins Katherine in studio with his latest album. Edmonton jazz vocalist Mallory Chipman calls herself a proud feminist, and has a song to prove it. Plus, new orchestral pop noir from Del Bel, and timely music inspired by refugees and immigration by former Edmonontonian Wendy McNeill.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2017 10:14 AM MT
  • Evan Freeman

    Evan Freeman live at Calgary's Block Heater Festival

    by Katherine Duncan

    A live set from singer-songwriter Evan Freeman with guitarist Darren Young showcases original songs from Freeman's album, Luna, which made the Key of A's Best of 2016 list.

    Posted: Feb 24, 2017 12:16 PM MT
  • Maria Dunn

    Juno nomination for Edmonton's Maria Dunn

    by Katherine Duncan

    Maria Dunn's album Gathering is even more relevant today than when it was released in 2016. Hear her in conversation and in song. Plus, preview Key of A's upcoming Edmonton showcase at The Needle Vinyl Tavern, and tee up for a musical Family Day.

    Posted: Feb 16, 2017 5:00 PM MT
  • Mohsin Zaman

    Jocelyn Alice, Colleen Brown, Mohsin Zaman share the love

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear love songs by some favourite Alberta artists, get to know the husband and wife at the core of the band 100 mile house and preview Key of A's upcoming live showcase at The Needle Vinyl Tavern in Edmonton.

    Posted: Feb 10, 2017 12:29 PM MT
    Last Updated: Feb 10, 2017 12:33 PM MT
  • Maria Dunn

    Maria Dunn's Edmonton Music Prize and J.J. Shiplett's Big Break

    by Katherine Duncan

    High fives to Maria Dunn, winner of the Edmonton Music Prize, and to J.J. Shiplett, whose debut album got a boost from Johnny Reid. Plus, a preview of the upcoming Block Heater Festival in Calgary.

    Posted: Feb 02, 2017 9:49 AM MT
  • Tanika Charles

    Meet Tanika Charles, hear Transit at Festival Hall

    by Katherine Duncan

    Tanika Charles drops by our CBC Edmonton studio for a chat while she's on tour while Transit plays a blistering hip hop set at Calgary's Festival Hall this week on Key of A.

    Posted: Jan 24, 2017 2:51 PM MT
    Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017 3:51 PM MT
  • Alberta artists

    Chloe Albert, John Wort Hannam, Ellen Doty on tour

    by Katherine Duncan

    This week, Key of A brings you a round up of new and recent releases, and tells you where you can go hear some top Alberta artists play live.

    Posted: Jan 20, 2017 4:18 PM MT
    Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017 8:23 PM MT
  • Rae Spoon

    Key of A's Alberta Top 10 albums of 2016

    by Katherine Duncan

    CBC Radio's Key of A Best of 2016 offers a Top 10 list in an eclectic mix of styles from hip hop to country, folk to indie rock and soul to electronica — even a drinking song.

    Posted: Dec 31, 2016 6:00 AM MT

Audio Clips

  • 100 mile house interview

    Wednesday December 07, 2016

    Audio 100 mile house interview

    Peter Stone and Denise MacKay of the band 100 mile house join Katherine Duncan with stories and songs from their new album, Hiraeth.

    Listen 28:31
  • Danielle French feature

    Wednesday December 07, 2016

    Audio Danielle French feature

    Calgary singer-songwriter Danielle French joins Katherine Duncan with stories and songs from her new album, Miss Scarlett and the Madmen: Dark Love Songs.

    Listen 30:30

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Radio Two: 102.1 FM

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