Monday, Nov 4, 8pm: The Wine Dark Sea
Catherine Fisher has a two-hour focus on Armenian traditional, classical and popular music music planned for her Membership Drive show. She'll also be offering mix cds to people joining or renewing their membership, or donating to the $100 transmitter club on her show. Anyone who joins or renews as a $6/per month donor, or to the $100 club will receive 5 cds of classical and traditional music from 5 continents: Asia, Africa, Europe and North and South America. Anyone who joins or renews at $4/month can request 2 of these five cds.
Tues, Nov. 5, 11am: Pucker Up
Wendy Nelson's guest, Ivan Laughton, has anecdotes of harmonica in its heyday in Nelson, with stories of some of the well-known harmonica groups of yesteryear. And Ivan will play a little harmonica live
Tues, Nov 5, 6pm: Flashback 70s
Brother Michael will commemorate The Band’s Last Waltz all-star show which happened in November, 1976. Special guest, Susan Hastings, host of In the Key of BC, was at the theater – and they'll discuss the historic show and listen to its highlights.
Wed, Nov 6, 10am-2pm: Live Music Block
Catherine McGrath has arranged four hours of live, local, acoustic music to air. Come on down to the station and Join her and numerous local musicians, including: Goose Creek, Earl Hamilton and Bob Stubbs, Brian Kalbfleisch and Muskoka Mike, June Apples, Gemma Luna and more!
Thurs, Nov 7, 3pm: Variations on a Theme
Mosang Miles will have a couple guests on to talk about why they support KCR: Barbara Boswell, owner of Lilikoi Clothing, as well as Terence Buie, a member of KCR. The theme of the membership drive show will be Together. Mosang will be playing songs from the New Pornographers and Stars, and likely Spiritualized and The Who as well.
Friday, Nov 8th, 11:30am: Sinixt Radio
Catherine Fisher spoke with people at the Sinixt camp at Perry Ridge last week. In this first of a three-part series, you'll find out more about why Sinixt Nation wants to protect Perry Ridge from logging, and why people are willing to camp out as long as is necessary to do so. Later on in the series, Sinixt Headman Bob Campbell talks about Sinixt Nation's plans to build a village near the camp site.
Friday, Nov. 8, 1pm: Tale Spinners
Mary Mortimer & Wendy Nelson will be joined by James Miller to retell & bring to life some old favourite stories.
Friday, Nov 8, 2pm: The Times they are a Changin'
Bonnie Baker may have a special guest live in the studio- identity TBA.
Friday, Nov 8, 3pm: Zen Riot
James Miller takes as his theme "community with music"
Friday, Nov 8, 6pm: Metal Detektor
Lucka will be doing an all local metal (Kootenays and nearby areas) show and have as many local bands that can make it come down to the station to talk about why KCR is so awesome. Commercial radios would not play heavy music like so it is important to spread the message Lucka might give away some free stuff to new or renewing members as well
From October 19 to November 9, KCR will be in the community and on the air promoting membership in our wonderful Co-op. We would love to see you at some of these events, and hope that you renew your membership or become a member during the month.
There will be special shows, great prizes, fun events, and all sorts of ways for you to support The Little Station that Could !
Look for friendly KCR volunteers at booths across the region to renew your membership.
Membership Drive Events (stay tuned, because there will surely be more coming!)
Sat Nov 2
ON AIR DRIVE starts
RECORD SWAP at KCR - 308a Hall St - 11am to 4pm
Wed Nov 6
10am-2pm acoustic live music at the station and on the air!
Burgers and Beer at Finley's
Thurs Nov 7
Live to Air - Switches from Edmonton
Sat Nov 9
ON AIR DRIVE ends
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