Programs & Archives

  • ‘Peg City Groove

    Spoken Word, Variety

    ‘Peg City Groove is the local Winnipeg music scene. Our mission is to give local musicians a platform to promote their band, their gig, their albums; their way. Over the last year Peg City has featured dozens of bands and artists, countless interviews and free promo for upcoming local shows. We continue to do what we do because we want the music of the Winnipeg community to thrive.

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  • 11 at 10

    Spoken Word, Sports

    Winnipeg’s only live, local radio show dedicated exclusively to Proper Football!

    On-air phone: 204-774-6877

    Follow on twitter: @Nially_Bhoy

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  • 25th Floor Juke Joint

    Loud, Punk, Pop/Rock, Eclectic

    25th Floor Juke Joint…

    Merrium-Webster’s Dictionary of Rock ‘n’ Roll defines…

    ‘Juke Joint’: Noun /dʒuːk dʒɔɪnt/. – old Southern Mississippi Americana. 1. A local place where good times and good music are experienced, often in conjunction with libidinous spirits and behaviour, with much dancing and boisterous singalongs! See also ‘Devil’s Joint’.

    ‘25th Floor’: Noun, often attributive /ˈtwen tē – fi(f)THˈ flȯr/ – Patti Smithism. 1. A song by punk poetess (rhymes with coitus) Patti Smith, from her album ‘Easter’. 2. A mythical place at the epicenter of the musical universe known as ‘CKUW 95.9 FM’, where boisterous, at times thought provoking, often politically incorrect or just plain rude, but always unapologetic sounds emanate. See also ‘Juke Joint’.

    Join hosts Mike Litwin and Jeff Peeling as they play tracks ranging from punk and alternative rock to spoken word rants… and anything in between!

    Tune In! Call in!! Requests/comments: 204-774-6877

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  • 99 Balloons

    Loud, Punk

    Music with a message. Sounds of rebellion, protest, expression, activism and more. Mostly loud and fast punk, hardcore, metal, thrash, speed, alternative, electro-metal, etcetera, interspersed with the occasionally insightful and comical banter of host Rube Smith and guests. Each show will feature selections focusing on weekly themes such as death, war, aliens, addiction, poverty, predation, holidays, world events, screaming, driving… requests, comments, suggestions, rants welcome.

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  • Accessibility Matters

    Spoken Word

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  • Alternative Radio

    Spoken Word, Public Affairs

    Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and on short-wave on Radio for Peace International. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.

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  • 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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  • Amplified Radio

    Electronic/Exploratory, Electronica

    Amplified Radio is a weekly mixed electronic radio show hosted by DJ Ampz and heard around the world. Check the full list of showtimes for details.

    The show features the best of Trance, House, Progressive, and Techno from around the world, all mixed into a 2 hour show hosted by DJ Ampz.

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  • As Yet Unnamed Show

    There is a new show in this time slot that hasn’t decided on a name yet. Tune in though. It’s going to be a great listen.

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  • B Sides & Other Treats

    Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Indie

    Join host “The Witster” for cool music from various corners of the world. Everything from singer/songwriters to duos to bands and some special surprises.

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  • Behind the Curtain

    Spoken Word, Performing Arts

    Winnipeg is a vibrant city filled with a vast number of phenomenal performing artists. Behind the Curtain aims to bring a voice to these talented individuals and provide a glimpse to the behind the scenes workings of the world of the performing arts. Every week your host Ryan Wall interviews artists from a variety of disciplines. Including musicians,clowns, jugglers, magicians, and much more. This 30 minute spoken word program intends to inspire future performers and help develop Winnipeg’s performing arts community!

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  • Blast or Bust

    Loud

    The merciless, aggressive precision of the blast beat is showcased relentlessly on Blast or Bust. Short, fast, loud, all that is fit to be played in grindcore and powerviolence is here. Mincing and grinding, stopping and starting, highs and low vocals, for an hour every Wednesday.

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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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  • Brain Drainer Radio

    Loud, Punk

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  • Cafecito Latinoamericano

    Spoken Word, Cultural Exchange, World, Latin

    This program features music of different Latin-American countries, and is a combination of music and spoken word. About half of the spoken word is in Spanish, with English translation. The objectives of the program are: a) to attract members of the Latin American community in Winnipeg; b) to encourage non-Spanish speakers to learn some Spanish; c) to share part of the Latin American cultures through music, news, and
    commentary.

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  • Check Ca

    Hip Hop/Groove, Acid-Jazz/Funk

    We’re just two sisters who love music – of all different sorts. We love to share what we have & always like to hear new stuff. Radio is such a great medium for learning and sharing and just being able to express yourself! And with community/campus radio you don’t have to worry about pleasing advertisers – it’s listener driven radio.

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  • CheezePleeze

    Spoken Word, Comedy, Variety

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  • CKUSpeaks

    Spoken Word

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  • CKUW New Album Feature

    A special album feature hand picked by CKUW’s Music Director from the new digital release section of our catalogue.

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