Funky Cutz...Check Ça Phat Cutz of the month

Amp Fiddler, Sly & Robbie - Inspiration Information
Groove on down to your local record store & pick up these choice cuts. Or go to:

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Black History Month Committee 2019 Events!

Winnipeg's Local Black History Month Committee is hosting a whole month of events - events for families, educational events, celebrating music and arts, sporting events. Still lots of time to celebrate Black History Month. Check it out!

Afro-Prairie Film Festival 2019

February is Black History Month. Lots of great events and information specials. Locally, Black Space Winnipeg is hosting the 2nd Afro-Prairie Film Festival:

Check it out!

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Hot off the turntables!

Check out this mix from our friendly neighbourhood vinyl deejay, DJ Stop.

                                      Passion of the Crates: Who Sampled Vol. 3

Get it while it's hot! Also check out his set from his February 1st visit to the show:
                                      DJ Stop. - Feb 1 on check ça

Friday, 1 February 2019

Just Funk, don't Stop.

It's that time again... time for a visit from DJ Stop. 
Local vinyl DJ Stop. is serving tasty musical treats. Time to get your daily dose hip-shaking, head-boppin', feet steppin' tune-age. Tune in TONIGHT!!!

Check out DJ Stop. on mixcloud:

And always listen to CKUW, 95.9 FM in Winnipeg

Time for fun - FUNDRIVE 2019! Feb 8-15

It's that time of year! Fundrive 2019 is happening Februray 8 to 15, 2019. This is a chance for listeners to show their support for community & campus independent radio - donate online or call-in during your favourite radio programme at CKUW at 204-774-6877 or 

On Check Ça  we will have some special guests and surprises - be sure to tune in on Friday, February 8, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

For more information about Fundrive 2019, check out or

Sunday, 9 December 2018

DJ Stop. live set on Check Ca

In case you missed DJ Stop. on the last edition of Check Ca, here is his set:

Some cool reggae vibes and hot hip hop beats! Enjoy. 

Friday, 7 December 2018

Just Dance, Don't Stop. - guest tonight!

For regular listeners, you already know what i'm to say, but here it goes... 

Tune in tonight for a guest spot with DJ Stop. 
May be the last one for a while, so be sure to catch a special show with the Master of Mixes, the Baron of Breaks, the Ruler of Records... One show to get you through a cold winter's night! 

If you miss tonight's show, download the show Saturday morning at

Friday, 24 August 2018

Check Ca Summer Party with DJ Stop. tonight!

Check out the show tonight for a guest deejay: DJ Stop. Tune to hear Sista K and DJ Stop. mixin' it up live on air!

For a  sample of DJ Stop. check out his latest mixcloud mix - Passion of the Crates - Distilled Funk Vol. 3 (July 29, 2018)

Tune in on your radio dial tonight at 95.9 FM or online at 

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Fun Programming on Check Ca!

Check Ca has had some wonderful guests on the show recently!

Thanks to Derrick Gardner for stopping by on March 30. Derrick brought a special jazz set for his visit. Here's a show list from his visit:

Artist                                                Album                                     Song                                     
Woody Shaw                                  In the Beginning                 Baloo Baloo
Liquid Soul feat. Kurt Elling          Make Some Noise                 Salt Peanuts
Hank Mobley                                   Soul Station                         Remember
Freddie Hubbard                          Backlash                         Return of the Prodigal Son
Lee Morgan                                  The Sidewinder                 The Sidewinder
Grant Green                                  Solid                                 Wives and Lovers
Derrick Gardners
    and the Jazz Prophets                  A Ride to the Other Side…  Funky Straight
Miles Davis                                  E.S.P.                                  Eighty-One

This past Friday were happy to host "The Nameless Selector" with a funky set. He will be making surprise visits to the show, so be sure to tune in for a toe-tappin', head-boppin', hip-shakin' musical offering. Check out the April 14 episode for his 80s'/90's flavoured funky set!

Derrick Gardner returns... March 30

Hey awesome CKUW listeners, make sure you tune on March 30 for a return visit from Derrick Gardner.  Mr. Gardner visited last year for an awesome Black History jazz show and now he's back for more!

For those who don't know, Derrick Gardner is an accomplished performer, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and instructor/professor. He leads his own jazz ensemble:  Derrick Gardner and the Jazz Prophets. Currently, Mr. Gardner is a professor in the University of Manitoba Jazz Studies Program.