Programs & Archives – Roots

  • Amateur Hour

    Electronic/Exploratory, Pop/Rock, Roots, Nostalgia, Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange, Variety, Poetry, Storytelling, Unexplored Realms

    Where bad is good and worse is better. Amateur Hour features the best of the worst. Artists and bands that never got their fair share of airtime for how seemingly weird, aweful or cheesy they are will finally get their due. Tune in every week to outsider artists, celeb singers, and novelty bands square off in a battle for amateur supremacy.

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  • Bluesday

    Roots, Blues

    Blues, jass, jump blues, country blues, psychodelic blues… blues.

    Hosts: Rockin’ Ronnie and Dawn O’ the Blues.

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  • Boots and Saddle

    Roots, Country and Western

    From Austin, TX, to Austin, MB, from the Blue Door to the Times Change(d), expect a mix of classic and contemporary country from international and local artist when you tune into Boots & Saddle.

    Each Tuesday, if the good Lord’s willing and the creek don’t rise, Sean and guests bring you country & western music that won’t be found anywhere else on your FM dial.

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  • Destination Moon

    Roots, Nostalgia

    A Supersonic sock-hop a go-go shock. I play the wild cuts from stale nostalgia records in thrift store bargain bins and yard sales. Plus, theme episodes.

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  • Exile Files

    Jazz, Roots, Blues, World

    True story: host, Dave Quanbury, is an exile. Each week’s show starts with an anecdote related to his experience at the border and introduces the week’s musical theme. The music spans the gamut of genres keeping to the weekly theme.

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  • Influenced

    Pop/Rock, Roots

    A show that dissects the musical influences of all your favorite artists and bands. Local or abroad. Famous or underground. Airs every second Saturday from 11am-1pm. Hosted by Alex.

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  • J.R’s Gone Country

    Roots, Country and Western

    Each Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm J.R will have music for your afternoon drive that should bring you “On The Road Again” if you give a listen.

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  • JAM Live!

    Jazz, Pop/Rock, Roots, World

    Junction Arts & Music has been offering live performances to Haines Junction, YT since May 1999. A dedicated group of local performing arts enthusiasts, who are passionate about accessibility to the arts in our community and beyond, thought it would be a nice idea to share some of these shows with those of you who aren’t able to attend. So in the summer of 2012, JAM Live! was created in order to record these fantastic events. These recordings are now being produced as one-hour radio shows.

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  • Sunnyroad

    Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Roots

    From a dimly lit juke joint to a country field and everything in between — meet me on the Sunnyroad. An eclectic melange of roots, folk, indie and the undefinable. Think locally is a motto! Sometimes there will be a special guest sharing and discussing their dreams, delights and musical loves. Listen and be pleasantly surprised.

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  • Temple of Sound

    Jazz, Pop/Rock, Roots

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  • The C.A.R.P

    Electronic/Exploratory, Hip Hop/Groove, Loud, Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Roots, World

    every sunday evening your host, chris friesen, plays lounge music for a beach party in hades, the lounge is located beside a broken elevator that is blasting out ‘elevator music’ through a shattered transistor radio speaker that really shouldn’t work at all but somehow still does. a different version of Duke Ellington’s CARAVAN every week.

    Intermittent tweeting via that twitter thing available to be followed at

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  • The Gashlycrumb Tinies

    Electronic/Exploratory, Hip Hop/Groove, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Roots, World

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  • The Ivory Tower

    Jazz, Roots, Bluegrass, World

    The Ivory Tower broadcasts jazz, world music and traditional folk from the dizzying heights of the fourth-and-a-half floor of the University of Winnipeg. Legendary entertainment impresario Kelly Hughes has been called “staccato and laconic” (poet Méira Cook), “so funny I peed myself” (CBC’s Shelagh Rogers), “off-putting, rude and tasteless”, and “kingpin to mavericks and musicians.” The Ivory Tower is 90 minutes fortified with the best music you haven’t heard, anecdotes, lies, recipes, and sparkling conversation with one of said mavericks/musicians, each and every week.

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  • The Medicine Wheel of Music

    Hip Hop/Groove, Loud, Pop/Rock, Roots

    The Medicine Wheel of Music promotes Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit artists. Each show focuses on a different genre of music from rock, heavy metal, hip-hop to traditional. When possible local artists will be invited to share their musical experiences, their creative process and inspiration and perform.

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  • Tomorrow Your Heart

    Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Roots, Nostalgia

    Tomorrow Your Heart is a weekly syndicated radio program featuring girl groups and female-fronted music from the 1960s, hosted by Rory Hinchey.

    The styles of the groups and artists featured on the program are quite varied, and include garage rock, pop, psychedelic, orchestral, schlager, and beat, amongst others. As the music is sourced from North America, Europe, South America and Australia, many of the tracks (about 40% per show) are sung in languages other than English.

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  • Twang Trust

    Roots, Country and Western

    Black & white and sepia-tone, high and lonesome, or complacent and subversive — TwangTrust host Stu Reid promises to bring you the best of both kinds of music each week. Called alt-country by the big city folks these days, this genre-defying genre of music kicks the doors open to encompass traditional country, blues & grass, rockabilly, folk and our old favorite, big dumb rock’n’roll. Whether y’all’s looking for boot skankin’ boogie or cry in your beer tears, you’ll find it on the TwangTrust.

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