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  • Recommended Podcast Software

    Posted by Rob on June 21st, 2024

    As of Monday June 24th our recommended podcast software ‘Google Podcasts’ will be shut down, if you’ve been using it to listen to our archives you’ll need to make a change. While it’s easy to move over to Googles ‘YouTube Music’ there are many other options available which you may prefer. Here are some suggestions:

    • Android & Apple
      • Pocket Casts
      • iTunes
      • AntennaPod (Android only)
    • Windows
      • Grover Podcasts
      • Music Bee
      • Tune In
      • iTunes

    To subscribe to CKUW archives in these programs you will have to copy the RSS link from the programs archive page. How to subscribe to a CKUW podcast Contact us if you need any assistance! – 204-786-9782 / [email protected]

  • Radio Camp Summer 2024

    Posted by Rob on June 13th, 2024

    Radio Camp returns this summer! If you have a child aged 10-13 or know of interested youth, consider Radio Camp. It’s free, fun and includes lunch! Registration and more details are on the camp website –

  • Happy Birthday CKUW, FM launch April 30 1999

    Posted by Rob on April 30th, 2024

    At midnight on April 30th 1999 a small crew of CKUW faithful gathered at the studio at the University of Winnipeg, that Friday was to be the first official day of FM broadcasting for the long running station. You can listen to our first broadcast below, please excuse the tape hiss & static present on this archival recording!

    Kickoff Hosts in order of appearance

    • Rob Schmidt
    • Ted Turner
    • Barb Stewart
    • Rob Vilar
    • Jill Wilson

    Kickoff playlist (Artist – Song)

    • The Jam – That’s Entertainment
    • Television – Prove It
    • Yo La Tengo – Pablo & Andrea
    • Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – The Modern World
    • REM – Wolves, Lower
    • Bailterspace – Dome
    • Thin White Rope – Up to Midnight & Hunter’s Moon
    • Consolidated – No Answer For A Dancer
  • 25 Years FM!

    Posted by Rob on April 8th, 2024

    25 years ago on April 30 1999, CKUW 95.9fm went live on the FM dial in Winnipeg. Thanks to volunteer power and listener support we’ve been providing Winnipeg with local music and local issues for a quarter of a century. Let’s celebrate together on May 17th at the Handsome Daughter!

    CKUW 25th FM Anniversary show
    Handsome Daughter 61 Sherbrook St

    • Bloc Parents
    • Guilty Sleep
    • Cheap Heat

    Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm
    Tickets $15 at the door

  • Premium Pickup at Into The Music

    Posted by Rob on April 3rd, 2024

    Our Fundrive Incentive pick up is underway. If you have any questions about the station or your donation please respond to this email or call our office at 204-786-9782.

    Incentive Pickup – Friday April 5th – Sunday April 7th

    We will be at Into The Music, 245 McDermot Ave. Our Fundrive kiosk inside the store will be open the following hours:

    • Fri April 5th & Sat April 6th – 11:30am – 5:30pm
    • Sun April 7th – 11:30am – 4:30pm

    Limited 11 × 17 prints of the 2023 Fundrive art are available for purchase plus free goodies like CKUW magnets and key chains.

    After April 7th pickup will be only at CKUW by appointment, mail outs will be starting April 7. Thank you for your ongoing support of CKUW 95.9 FM!