Listener Appreciation Week 2018

Listener Appreciation Week – April 20-27

We’re nothing without our listeners. Each April CJSW shows our appreciation with a week of special programming, and a giveaway of a limited-edition patch.

Here’s how you can get involved!

Grab a patch

Visit your favourite show page on and claim your very own limited-edition patch. We will mail the patch directly to you in May.

See a live broadcast

We’re unleashing your favourite hosts out of the studio and into the wild with live broadcasts around Calgary.

Friday, April 20

Big Friday (7-10 AM) at Lukes Drug Mart 112 4 St NE
Friday Night Beats (4 PM-2 AM) at McHugh House 1515 Centre St S

Saturday, April 21

Fossil Records and The Nocturntable (7-10 PM) at PinBar 501 17 Ave SW

Sunday, April 22

Off the Map, Knotted Roots, Mental Illness and Breaking Techniques (2-7 PM) at Tubby Dog 1022 17 Ave SW

Tuesday, April 24

Freshly Squeezed, Desi Vibes, and Tombstone After Dark (4-8 PM) at Cafe Rosso in Studio Bell 850 4 St SE

Wednesday, April 25

The Blues Witness (5-7 PM) at Mikey’s Juke Joint 1901 10 Ave SW
The Cram Session, Deep Trouble, and Radio Interference (10 PM-2 AM) at McHugh House 1515 Centre St S

Thursday, April 26

The Almanacs (7-10 AM) at Beltliner 243 12 Ave SW

Friday, April 27

Glass Ceiling, Radio Party, and Future Language (10 AM-4 PM) at Blackbyrd Myoozik 1126 17 Ave SW

Tune in

All week long hosts are cooking up radio treasures for you to enjoy. Here’s what you can expect!

Friday, April 20th

Future Language (2-4 PM) with guest co-host Adam Kamis and The Band Called Life Puzzler

Saturday, April 21

Speaking in Tongues (11-1 PM) Daryl reflects on the releases of 2018 so far

Sunday, April 22nd

SpeakEasy, Katharsis/Processed, That’s Classical? (7 PM-12 AM) live performance with Slam Master Babs, Lucid 44, FOONYAP, and Nathaniel Schmidt

Monday, April 23

Breaking the Tethers (10-11 AM) all-request program with the dynamic tag-team of Andrew Waller and Linda Cunningham

The Brutal and the Beautiful (12-2 PM) featuring guest DJ Kloves

South Louisiana Gumbo (7-8 PM) Chef Wayne cooks up a brand new dish and plays music from genres he doesn’t usually select.

Tuesday, April 24

Rock Bottom (12-2 AM) Wally and Lauz welcome Funding Drive donors onto their program

Union Jacked (2-5:30 AM) Connor shines a light on the Manchester music scene, both past and present

Lush Life (5:30-7 AM) Megan highlights local and Albertan jazz musicians

Suffragette City (2-4 PM) live performances with Emily Rowed and Gabrielle Papillon

The Royal We (8-9 PM) Tasya welcomes guest co-host Jane McCullough

Wednesday, April 25

MAPL Syrup (2-4 PM) interviews and giveaways with Calgary Comic Expo and Alberta Beer Fest

Lift the Bandstand (8-9 PM) live performance with Cindy McLeod

Thursday, April 26

Jazz Today (5:30-7 AM) with special guest co-host Jon McCaslin, Calgary jazz drummer and co-leader of the Calgary Creative Arts Ensemble

The Failed Pilot (2-4 PM) all 45 selections

Friday, April 27

Rage Cage (3-5:30 AM) watch a special live Instagram video during the program. Follow along @cagemachine