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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Word on the street

Hey kids, great programming this week on check ça...

Make sure to tune in this Friday for another fun night with guests in the studio!

Super Duty Tough Work will be represented by their front man and emcee in the booth to chat about upcoming Dilla Day. We'll chat about Dilla and such and SDTW. This year's tribute will be on February 3, 2017 at The Good Will.

Also on the mic local musician/artist Greg MacPherson who will be a guest host.

*check out Forth (171 McDermot, Winnipeg) Thursday, January 26, 8:00 p.m.  for some live soul music. Featured performers: Marisol Negash (keyboards), Julian Bradford (bass), Brendan Kinley (drums), Alexa Potashnik (MC Woke). Good live music and the coffee good to boot.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Special Guest on the show tonight - Rasar Amani

Tune in tonight for a special live interview with Rasar Amani, emcee with hip hop outfit The Lique (Las Vegas). Rasar will be travelling to Brandon on February 4 ( to perform with the Big Band in the Brandon University Jazz Studies program. We'll chat about his first visit to Canada, the music scene in Las Vegas, and maybe his TEDTalk (yup, that's for real).Check out some of his work: (spoken word) (Rasar with Butterscotch) (Rasar with The Lique)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Groovin' on the Prairies

Hey, Hey, y'all! Happy 2017! Hope everyone enjoyed fun and safe festivities to ring in the new year. 2017 is off to a great staff with some nice shows so far and more to come.

Shout out to Joanna Majoko, Super Duty Tough Work, and Dirty Catfish Brass Band who've had some great shows to kick it in 2017. If you haven't checked out these artists yet, we highly recommend their live shows and recordings!

Just want to put a few things on the radar.

Come Kick It | Live Soul Music January 26 @ Forth (Winnipeg)
Live Soul and hip hop music featuring MC Woke and a live ensemble (Marisolle Negash, Brendan Kinley and Julian Bradford). It's gonna be good.

Dirty Catfish Brass Band February 3 @ Times Change(d) (Winnipeg)
DCBB will be at Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club the 1st Friday of the month for the Southern Social Club series featuring DCBB and a variety of guests. Check out their website for deets:

Dilla Day February 3 @ The Good Will (Winnipeg)
That's right, it's back. If you enjoyed it last year and the year before, you know it's the place to be. Check it out at The Good Will (Winnipeg). Highly suggest buying a ticket in advance.

BU Big Band featuring Rasar Amani February 4 @ SUDS (Brandon)
The Big Band at Brandon University under direction of Michael Cain will host Las Vegas emcee Rasar Amani. Check out his work with The Lique ( . This promises to be a great show with a live MC with a big band playing R&B, soul, jazz, and hip hop music. If you're not in Brandon, it's definitely worth the drive!

Also coming up on the show...

January 27 - Greg MacPherson in the house. There may be another surprise guest that night. Tune in....

February 3 - DJ Stop. spinning vinyl live. Will it be funk or jazz or hip hop tonight? To find out listen in.

February 10 - FunDrive 2017 at CKUW! Kicking off a week of fundraising and truly fun programming. Some surprises for our show that night.