RADIOTHON 2019 SPECIAL PROGRAMMING, PRIZES, EVENTS

Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019 at 1:38 pm

RADIOTHON 2019 – SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

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Colour Key

  • Daily prize draw prizes are listed in blue.
  • Show-specific prizes are red. Donate to the show in question to be eligible for their show-specific raffle or top donor prize.
  • Events are green.

DAY 1 – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20: 7am to 12am

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: The Exchange – Ticket Prize Pack (over $100 value)

  • Wake and Break – (7-9am) RADIOTHON 2019 Kick Off Show! "The Wake & Break Radiothon Variety Hour!" Host Ben Valiaho plays fun and funky jams while welcoming an array of guests including SaskGalleries and more!
  • Gender Talk (11am-12pm): Gender Talk is the voice and source for everything related to gender diversity in Saskatchewan.
  • Indigenous Vibes (12pm-1pm): Indigenous peoples’ positive stories within the community, hosted by Elvie Stonechild!
  • The Monkey’s Paw (3-4pm): Staff and volunteer run volunteer-training show! This week the notorious Nick Faye is in the host’s chair.
  • Boss Radio! (4-6pm): "The Spirit of '66" The Radiothon 2019 Edition of Boss Radio (which can be heard from 4 to 6 pm CST, Friday, September 20th on 91.3 FM CJTR, The CJTR App, streaming on www.cjtr.ca and Cable through Access Ch. 700 and Max Ch. 806) takes you back to the wondrous Autumn Of 1966, when the Saskatchewan Roughriders finally brought the Grey Cup home in their ninth attempt at doing so. You'll hear The Top Twenty Singles from this historic day alongside twelve of the top charting Canadian singles of 1966 (most of which have never been heard before on 'Boss'). Enjoy the enduring warm n' fuzzies from that apocryphal day (Whether you were around at that time...OR NOT!) while supporting People Powered Radio...and don't forget to pledge!

  • Pickin’ It Country (6-8pm): Reg Wilke interviews singer Carroll Baker, who’s celebrating 50 years in Country Music! 
  • All-Day Breakfast (7-9pm): Hosts (and brothers) Eric Hill and Ryan Hill play an eclectic mix of electronic, hip hop, pop, space and folk.
  • Daebak (9-11pm): Regina's only K-pop program hosted by Jo and Erika! The Radiothon theme this year is A BTS quiz show! Tune in for trivia, prizes and more!
  • The Dishpit (11pm-1am): Punk music with Captain Anarchy! Psychobilly, rockabilly, old school, pure punk rock radio!

EVENT: Redbeard's Radiothon 'Raiser - Raising funds for 91.3 FM CJTR Regina Community Radio...Raising awareness of Saskatchewan music... Raising THE ROOF (or at least trying to!)

Music at 8 pm featuring: Suncliffs (Somewhere South of the sky), The Karpinka Brothers with guests (WAY North of Dewdney), Terraplane (Bluesville), Bull North (A rare treat!). $15 advance tickets available at Vintage Vinyl & Hemp Emporium or online at theexchangelive.ca. $20 at the door!

DAY 2 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21: 6am to 2am

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: Float Now – 3 Floats ($150 value)

  • It’s Time (6-8am): Catholic news and views both locally and around the world.
  • The Jubilee Gospel Show (8-10am): Two hour long, Caribbean Gospel Song Special! Tune in for special guests! Hosted by Paulette Dey and Co-Hosted Milly Contreras, the weekly music lists consist of music by Canadians and International Christian Artists.
  • Deeper Well (10-11am): Host Brenda Tacik plays excellent folk and roots based music. The shows theme is “Songs to Disturb the Comfortable and Comfort the Disturbed.” Special show prize:  A pair of tickets to the GrassRoots Regina presented concert by Martin Simpson on October 9 to the first person to call in with a donation of at least $50 (prize value = $50).
  • The Retro Attic (11am-1pm):  Hits and deep cuts from the 70s! Host Jim Aho presents an “All-Canadian” show! Special show prize: $100 gift card for Annex Interiors
  • Bollywood Mehfil (1-2pm): Bollywood music and Hindi conversation for Regina’s Indian community with Laila and Aziz!
  • Plain A.I.R. (3-4pm): Artist-in-residence GRIND CENTRAL RECORDS play lots of TUNES! Co-hosted by Chris Dimas and Gage Maguire.
  • The Capitol (4-6pm): Host Dane Imrie plays the ‘Best Songs Of 2019 so far! Also, anyone who donates $10 or more to Radiothon during The Capital gets their song request played on the air, no matter how weird it gets. 
  • The Prairie Lily Special (6-8pm): Classic and historical country and related genres. "Four Star Records Week", continuing the month-long theme while playing some of the label's greatest rockin' sides during Rockabilly Boogie Time.
  • Orange Whip (8-10pm): Strange yet great music selections by hosts Jordan and Matthew. Special show prize: Materials include: An Information Package detailing what the Honorary Patron is actually getting for their pledge + A signed and framed Certificate of Merit + 6 high-gloss posters for their personal use + an engraved picture frame to hold the winner's photo (to be hung somewhere at the station)
  • A Hot Mess (10pm-12am): Hard rock, alternative, metal and more! Ms. Vicious plays covers and entertains a few guests. Special show prize: A Hot Mess themed pack (Articulate Ink hot sauce t-shirt, stickers and more!)
  • Offstream (12am-2am): "Saturday Night Vinyl Party"!

DAY 3 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 - 5am to 10pm

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: Cathedral Pet Stop - $100 Gift Card

  • Spotlight (5-6am): Host Ron Bocking mines his extensive library to feature underplayed, classic artists.
  • New Times (7:30-9am): Christian conversation and music.
  • Square Hour (9-10am): Little heard, old-time music, selected by Ron Bocking.
  • Loak Virsa (10-11am): Music, conversation and information in Hindi for Regina’s East Indian community.
  • Al Hawa Araby (11am-12pm): Music and conversation in Arabic hosted by Naeila Al Shatir.
  • Rincon Latino (12-1pm): A Spanish-language program featuring music and conversation.
  • World of Blues (1-3pm): Host Danny B explores obscure Canadian blues!
  • Borderlines (3-5pm): Host Rick August plays an eclectic variety of country music.
  • Navaye Ashena (5-6pm): A Persian-language program featuring pop and traditional music from Iran!
  • RadioKids (7-7:30pm): RadioKids have fun making radio for your ears.
  • The Basement (8-9pm): Half the show radio-themed tracks / half request show! All Canadian!
  • Apna Regina (9-10pm): Conversation in Hindi and Urdu and contemporary Pakistani music, hosted by University of Regina students Ahmed Cheema and Hassan Siddiqui. Apna Regina means "our Regina" in English.

DAY 4 – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23: 7am to midnight

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: Vintage Vinyl- $100 Gift Card

  • Jam n’ Juice (7-9am): Hosts Shawn, Ricky and Quinn-tern kick off the week with pop culture convo, tunes and laughs!
  • Mists of Thyme (10-11am): “The American Cousins Mists of Thyme” Ray Smith deserts his British musical family for one week only. And salutes Britain’s favourite American ‘cousins’ of bygone days. Plus, a real treat, a special ‘mystery guest’.

  • Toast & Coffee (11am-12pm): Longtime host Jeanne Alexander switches to the hot seat to be interviewed by Ray Smith (Mists of Thyme, Scotland Calling).
  • Game Day (12-1pm): Hosts Shawn Koch, Sideshow and Luke the Diehard discuss and debate all things Roughriders and more.
  • *Special Pop-Up Show* Redbeard’s Blues (1-2pm): An interview with Australian Bluesman Lloyd Speigel
  • *Special Pop-Up Show* Music Buff (2-3pm): Specialty music and rarities selected by Redbeard!
  • Striving for Independents (3-4pm): Jeff ‘Redbeard’ Corbett plays music by independent Canadian artists with a focus on Saskatchewan and Regina-based musicians. Today he interviews Artie Balkwill.
  • The Stoop (4-6pm): The Stoop gets taken over by re:Sampled hosted by DJ Cueball (Wilbour Craddock); a program focused on sampling in hip-hop and related genres.   Special show prize:  Saskatoon hip-hop label Roots Forward prize pack!
  • The Road (6-7pm): A fresh country music show that focuses on ALT COUNTRY and occasionally expands to other SINGER/SONGWRITER styles. Tune in for a special covers show!
  • Polka Power (7-9pm): Brian Sklar hosts Regina’s only polka show! The Western Senators live on Polka Power! Special show prize: a Western Senators CD for every $50 and more donation to Polka Power
  • Redbeard’s Blues (9-11pm):  Jeff ‘Redbeard’ Corbett plays the blues! Canadian Bacon show!
  • Music Buff (11pm-12am): Jeff ‘Redbeard’ Corbett plays little heard music from the 60s to the 80s! All Canadian show!

DAY 5 – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24: 7am to midnight

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: Pacific Fresh Fish - $100 Gift Card

  • Morning Scramble (7-9am): Jenelle spins sweet 90s jams and reflect on their 90s experiences.
  • Listen up! (11am-12pm): Current affairs and more with host Dave Morgan. Guests for Tuesday the 24th are Jennifer May, Acting President & CEO, Lung Association of Saskatchewan, on to discuss vaping, tobacco and e-cigarettes; Shawn Fraser, CEO, John Howard Society of Sask & Tanna Young, Director, Social l Programs, to discuss the judicial legal  and social  programs of the John Howard Society of Sask.in southern Sask.
  • On the Bench (12pm-1pm): Conversation about health and the whole person, hosted by Sherry Lee. Special guest: Jessica McPherson from the MS Society of Canada/ MS Connects.
  • Rock Mollusk (1-3pm): Progressive rock music show featuring long-running tracks!
  • The Redbeard Special (3-4pm): An eclectic mix of music for your Tuesday drive home!
  • Rear-view Mirror (6-6:30pm): Tune in as hosts Amanda and Ashley chat about Regina history and play a game of trivia!
  • The Rok Boutique / Serendipity  (7-10pm): A 3 hour mashup of the Rock Boutique and Serendipity, hosts British Bazz, Kent Rocks, and Jordan your DJ bring you loud denim and sweet harmonies! 
  • Synesthesia (10-11pm): Devo presents an hour of "Anti-Drops." Anti-Drops are an ongoing trend in electronic music wherein songs build up to an expected climax or "drop," only to give listeners an anticlimactic experience or complete nothingness. While this may sound dry and unexciting, this method of songwriting has pushed producers to new levels of creativity and bass design and has challenged the dominant, long-standing tropes of electronic music.
  • Operation Manatee (11pm to 12am): Tonight Chris and Cory present “a long play” episode.

DAY 6 – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: 7am to midnight

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: The Bushwakker – Skip the Line Mead Prize Pack

  • Bean Water (7-9am):  Join DJ Soda as he wakes up with you, one song at a time!
  • Chinese Connection (10-11am): The Chinese Connection… seeking happiness, purpose & peace… one story at a time… Special show prize : The Chinese Connection is celebrating Radiothon with a special prize for you!  The highest Radiothon donor who phones or sends in their donation first during the Chinese Connection - listing us as your favourite show, will receive a special Acoustic Music Starter Package courtesy of Hummingbird Crossing Bluegrass Band.  You’ll get 3 free music lessons, 30 minutes each.  You can choose from guitar, mandolin, banjo or dobro (slide guitar).  It’s never too late to refresh your spirit by learning an instrument - so get your donations in now - and thank you for supporting Regina Community Radio!
  • The Secret Life of Entrepreneurs (11:30am-12pm): The Secret Life of Entrepreneurs chronicles the success and secrets of locally owned businesses. From freelancers to non-profit organizations, we discuss their "secrets;" what makes them tick, what helped them become successful and their role in growing a thriving business community.
  • Knight Views (12-12:30pm): Host Sherry Knight asks our listeners to be unstoppABLE as CJTR is unstoppABLE in working for the benefit of our listeners. The program focuses on industry captains and small business owners and their stories about successful business.
  • Scotland Calling (1-3pm): Hour one: Ceilidh Capers ‘EXTRA’ -A radio ‘first’ meet the ‘8 some reelers’ of Regina Scottish Country Dancers + ‘Highland Fling’-the nimble and nifty world of RHDA the Regina Highland Dancing Association(the folks who stage the annual Scottish Pavilion!). Hour Two -Guest Piper: Pipe Major Iain MacDonald-City of Regina Pipe Band Association + Guest Fiddler: Mitchell Dureault-fiddler, violinist, teacher, entertainer-the guy with the ‘cigar box fiddles’.
  • Muzyka Ukraine (3-4pm): Muzyka Ukraine focuses on the best of Ukrainian classics and pop. All Canadian edition!
  • The Bridge (4-6pm): Special guest host Brady Frank (and CJTR Top 30 chart editor) selects all the best tunes!
  • Spoiler Alert (6-7pm): A show about movies with Geremy, Sonia and Sean! This week they discuss the worst film ever made, The Room (2003). Donate to hear your hosts’ guilty pleasures, and share some of yours! Special show prize: a special SPOILER ALERT commentary track for The Room (2003), complete with play instructions.
  • My Electric (7-9pm): Experimental, electronic and ambient music selected by Ernie Dulanowsky + a listening party and performance by Pulsewidth, 7:30-8:30pm, details in green below.

EVENT: My Electric Walking + Listening Party for Radiothon 2019 Walk in beautiful Wascana Park while listening to ambient soundscapes and drones courtesy of My Electric (7-9pm) on 91.3FM CJTR, Regina Community Radio during Radiothon 2019! Get outside, enjoy the dark of autumn and share a radio listening experience. Live performance by Pulsewidth from 7:30-8:30pm on air and via streaming. To listen along: download the RadioPlayer Canada app (select CJTR) or bring a Walkman, etc. Meet at 7:15pm at the Science Centre on the walking path. Walk from 7:30-8:30pm. Route: walk from Science Centre, through Candy Cane Park, through the disc golf part of Douglas Park to the ring road and back. Rain or shine. If it is very unpleasant the outdoor aspect of event will be postponed but the radio show will still go on! Please check CJTR social media for updates. Please wear appropriate footwear and outerwear and bring your own listening devices and good headphones. Donating to Radiothon 2019 is not required, but is welcome and appreciated. A CJTR staff member will be on hand to collect donations (cash, on-line, cheques made out to Radius Communications). Donor prize and gift info can be found here: http://cjtr.ca/donate

  • Dodecahedron (9-10pm): Sunny selects from underground rock, pop, noise, experimental music with a focus on female inclusion! Special guest: Herb Exner of Regina's own Herb & The Humans!

  • The Comedy Grind (10pm-11pm): Comedy, current events and more with Shawn and Jon + special guest comics in the house!
  • Re:Sampled (11pm-12am): re:Sampled a show hosted by DJ Cueball (Will Craddock) exploring sampling in music, investigating source material and production approaches.

DAY 7 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: 7am to midnight

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: The Cure Kitchen and Bar - $100 Gift Card

  • Biscuits & Gravy (7-9am): Ever wondered what some of your favourite Regina musicians sing along to when no one's looking? Host Kelly Cairns has interviewed a few of Regina's finest for the Radiothon edition of Biscuits and Gravy.
  • On The Air Story Emporium (1-3pm):  Vincent Murphy,  Sammie Samich and Cedric Mallow On the Air...present one hundred reasons to support and one hundred ways to enjoy CJTR.
  • Alone Together (4-6pm): Host Trent Reschny plays homegrown jazz music and shares some chats!
  • Just Drawn That Way (6-7pm): A special one hour show with hosts Dustin B and Caitlin, exploring everything comic related! Special show prize: Sketch of your choice of a comic book character on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. Framed and signed by Dustin.
  • Queen City Improvement Bureau (7-8pm): Irreverent local affairs show with hosts Paul and Aidan. Tonight they offer the “QCIB debate club”! Special show prize: a Certificate of Improvement with the winner’s name on it. Certificate is suitable for farming and comes with its own manila envelope.
  • Matty V’s Nerdcore Cabaret (8-10pm): A two hour, live session of Dungeons and Dragons podcast! An evening of mirth, merriment, and goblin slaughter.
  • The Cockpit (10pm-12am): The Cockpit is a dogfight between brothers. Using songs instead of bullets, "Les Frères Pilon" guide you through the very best Canadian, international and local talent there is. Tune in for a "Local Scene Playlist' – The Cockpit is surveying members of the local music scene for the songs they love right now.

DAY 8 – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 - 7am to 5pm

DAILY PRIZE SPONSOR: The Artesian - $100 Gift Card

  • Wake and Break (7-9am): Ben Valiaho gets your morning started right with afrobeat, funk and more!
  • Gender Talk Radio (10am-12pm): Gender Talk is the voice and source for everything related to gender diversity in Saskatchewan.
  • Indigenous Vibes (12pm-1pm): Indigenous peoples’ positive stories within the community, hosted by Elvie Stonechild!
  • The Monkey’s Paw (3-4pm): Staff and volunteer run training show. Amber hosts with a very special guest!
  • Boss Radio (4-6pm): A rapid-fire, music-heavy program that recalls the glory years of AM radio, as The Conductor In Black presents the greatest Rock, Pop, R&B and Soul from the fifties through seventies on a glorious, two hour "Friday ride to freedom".
  • Pickin’ It Country (6-8pm): Reg Wilke produces and hosts an hour-long interview / feature program spotlighting local, national and international country artists.
  • All-Day Breakfast (7-9pm): Hosts (and brothers) Eric Hill and Ryan Hill play an eclectic mix of electronic, hip hop, pop, space and folk.
  • Daebak (9-11pm): Regina's only K-pop program hosted by Jo and Erika! 
  • The Dishpit (11pm-1am): Punk music with Captain Anarchy! Psychobilly, rockabilly, old school, pure punk rock radio!

EVENT (Saturday, September 28): Dance Through The Decades - Radiothon Closing Dance Party! Dance the night away one decade at a time to music selected by CJTR radio hosts!  Each hour of the Dance Through the Decades wrap-up party will feature a different CJTR host deejaying music from a different decade.  Era-specific fancy/prom dress is encouraged but not required. Win prizes for best costumes! Get crowned as prom royalty!

  • When: Saturday, September 28. Doors at 6 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m. sharp.
  • Where: The Cure Kitchen + Bar (2323 11th Avenue)
  • How Much: Free and easy! Kids welcome!

ALL ABOUT RADIOTHON 2019

Help make CJTR available "on demand" by donating during RADIOTHON 2019!

IT'S TRUE; YOU READ THAT RIGHT: the goal of this year's RADIOTHON fundraiser is to rocket our locally produced, people-powered radio into the future!

Our fundraising goal is $16,500 which is much needed to overhaul our website and mobile app so that all of our shows are available on demand to stream and download. We will also update some much-needed software for our on-air production. These are exciting and critical advancements to make all of our incredible programs available to everyone whenever and wherever they want to listen.

Radiothon runs from Friday, September 20 and runs until September 27, 2019.

This year’s daily prizes are each worth $100 or more from local businesses including:

Sept 20 – The Exchange – TICKET PRIZE PACK (over $100 value)

Sept 21 – Float Now YQR – 3 FLOATS ($150 value)

Sept 22 – The Cathedral Pet Stop – $100 GIFT CARD

Sept 23 – Vintage Vinyl – $100 GIFT CARD

Sept 24 – Pacific Fresh Fish – $100 GIFT CARD

Sept 25 – Bushwakker Brew Pub – SKIP THE LINE MEAD PRIZE PACK

Sept 26 – The Cure Kitchen + Bar – $100 GIFT CARD

Sept 27 – Artesian – $100 GIFT CARD

CJTR is also providing thank-you gifts for donations of $50 (a limited edition reusable bag) and $100 (a limited edition T-shirt designed by Articulate Ink). Donations of $150 and more get you both. VISIT THE DONATE PAGE FOR DETAILS