• 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

  • Goldtop

    Goldtop Live at The Needle Vinyl Tavern

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear a live set by this new Edmonton duo recorded at the Key of A's showcase of local bands and solo artists at The Needle Vinyl Tavern.

    Posted: Sep 22, 2017 11:45 AM MT
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    Feist up for Polaris Music Prize and congrats to Paul Brandt

    by Katherine Duncan

    Awards galore on this week's Key of A. Will Feist repeat her 2012 win at the Polaris Music Prize? Who will win at the 2nd annual YYC Music Awards later this month? And congratulations to CCMA multiple winner Brett Kissel and new Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Paul Brandt.

    Posted: Sep 13, 2017 6:09 PM MT
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    Western Canadian Music Awards come to Edmonton

    by Katherine Duncan

    Nominations for this year's Western Canadian Music Awards are out and artists from Calgary, Red Deer or Edmonton show up in most categories. From Francophone to roots, pop to metal to country, you've got hometown heroes to root for. This week we feature some of the top contenders.

    Posted: Sep 08, 2017 3:49 PM MT
  • Matt Olah

    From Cowpuncher to Soaring Eagle, and JJ Shiplett performs for CBC Calgary

    by Katherine Duncan

    After 10 years and four albums, Cowpuncher is no more. But what's that on the horizon? Matt Olah joins Katherine to talk about the launch of his new record label, Soaring Eagle. Plus live performances by JJ Shiplett and Lexi Strate, recorded at a special CBC Calgary celebration in honour of Canada Day.

    Posted: Aug 30, 2017 3:00 PM MT
  • Altameda

    Lindsay Ell's #1 record and Altameda's name game

    by Katherine Duncan

    Celebrate Lindsay Ell's debut album, The Project; hear the backstory to the name of the band Altameda; plus a live concert with Calgary's Evan Freeman recorded at Block Heater 2017 especially for CBC Radio.

    Posted: Aug 25, 2017 10:31 AM MT
  • Ruth B.

    Ruth B, Maddie Storvold, Bardic Form and North of Here

    by Katherine Duncan

    This week, young Alberta artists on the rise. It's your chance to say, "I heard them, back when they were just starting out!" Hear Ruth B recorded live at the CBC Music Festival in Toronto, along with highlights from the School of Song stage at the 2017 Edmonton Folk Music Festival.

    Posted: Aug 17, 2017 4:34 PM MT
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    New from The Royal Foundry, Purity Ring, Lindsay Ell and more

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear the songs and the stories behind new releases by bands and solo artists from across the province — and beyond.

    Posted: Aug 10, 2017 6:02 PM MT
  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival

    Preview the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

    by Katherine Duncan

    Festival producer Terry Wickham joins host Katherine Duncan to highlight some of his top Alberta picks for the 2017 Edmonton Folk Music Festival.

    Posted: Aug 04, 2017 5:05 PM MT
  • Corb Lund

    Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans

    by Katherine Duncan

    Corb Lund and his band perform songs from his ninth studio album, Things that Can't Be Undone, for a handpicked group of friends and fans at CBC Studio 211 in Toronto.

    Posted: Jun 29, 2017 3:40 PM MT
    Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017 4:48 PM MT
  • Martin Kerr Better than Brand New album cover art

    Martin Kerr reveals his secrets

    by Katherine Duncan

    Meet Edmonton singer-songwriter Martin Kerr as he gets set to release a new album and open for Sarah McLachlan July 1 at Rogers Place.

    Posted: Jun 23, 2017 2:55 PM 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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