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Radio Waterloo Schedule

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Check the schedule below for show times this week! Shows highlighted in green (*, %) or yellow (#) represent time slots that are available for new programmers. If you’re interested in broadcasting during one of these times, please check out How To Start A New Show!

Are you from the past? Have a look at our Old Schedules to see what you’ve missed.

For a description of each show, please see the About Our Shows page or click on the name below.



Thursday, 25 July 2024
12:00am—2:00am ·Revolution Rock (% syndicated)
Focusing on 60s garage rock, 70s punk/new wave, surf, alternative, indie and new/old music within those genres.
2:00am—5:00am ·Hip Hop *
Hip Hop music from our digital music library. A Drop-In DJ show!
5:00am—5:59am ·Alternative Radio (% syndicated)
AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—11:59am -Radio Nowhere (#Replay)
More Rock and Roll from the sixties and seventies.
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—2:00pm -The Midtown Folk Show
Your weekly dose of KW's best folk show!
2:00pm—2:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
2:30pm—3:00pm +WINGS - Women's International News Gathering Service (% syndicated)
An all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world.
3:00pm—3:59pm +Radio Recall
Discussion of radio history and its intersection with popular and unpopular music.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—6:00pm +Atardecer Ranchero / Dusk On The Ranch (#Replay)
More of the hottest tropical Latin American beats as well as Rancheras, Corridos and Banda music.
6:00pm—7:59pm +The Wax Jungle
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—10:00pm +The Regime
A grassroots for world movement.
10:00pm—12:00am +Street Hop
Carmelo and Lakes bring you the best in local hip hop.
Friday, 26 July 2024
12:00am—2:00am ·The Clean Up Hour
DJ Mophead cleans up.
2:00am—4:30am ·Mixtape Monopoly (#Replay)
More old-school hip-hop, rap, R&B and new with an old-school vibe.
4:30am—5:59am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—1:59pm -Poems of Divine Power: Solutions
Annielean reads poems from her book, Poems of Divine Power.
1:59pm—2:00pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
2:00pm—2:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
2:30pm—3:00pm +rabble radio (%syndicated)
Tune in on the issues and actions that matter to you.
3:00pm—3:59pm +Music with Kara and Michele
Kara Shaw and Michele Mercer play piano and sing the songs of the 50s 60s, and 70s (oldies).
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—5:00pm +AW@L Radio
Audio news reports and podcasts from the Grand River Media Collective.
5:00pm—6:00pm +Country Music *
...and Western too!
6:00pm—7:00pm +Requiem For Rock (#Replay)
Some more Musicology and social history.
7:00pm—7:59pm +The Triple A Show
An Immigrant Success and Lifestyle Music and Talk Show
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—9:00pm +Blues High Radio *
Get high on the Blues! Selections in our Digital Music Library.
9:00pm—10:00pm +Unlimited Fortune
Are You Ready To Experience?
10:00pm—12:00am +The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music
Saturday, 27 July 2024
12:00am—1:00am ·The Void (*Archives)
Episodes of Into The Void and From The Void from the archives.
1:00am—2:00am ·Father To Son (* archives)
Music show with father and son hosts Gary and Ben Van Osch, presenting music selections from all genres and picked from Gary’s personal music collection.
2:00am—5:00am ·Indigicon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
5:00am—5:59am ·around the world around the world around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Quinte Jazz (* Archives)
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers
7:00am—8:00am +In Conversation with Rashmi (*Archives)
Rashmi Sanjay sat down with guests from this community who share their stories.
8:00am—10:00am +So Old It's New (#2)
For material that BaldBoy can't currently fit into his 8-10 pm Monday timeslot.
10:00am—11:59am +Mixtape Monopoly
Playing old-school hip-hop, rap, R&B and new with an old-school vibe.
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—12:30pm +Half-a-Classical Hour *
Classical and Concert Music from our digital library.
12:30pm—1:00pm +Welcome To The Civic Hub (#Replay)
Interviews with the partner organizations of the Civic Hub Waterloo Region.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Through The Static (#Replay)
The show where we play a little bit more of everything!
2:00pm—3:00pm +The Swing and Blues Show (*Archives)
Enjoy some Swing Jazz and Blues from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
3:00pm—3:59pm +The Triple A Show (#Replay)
An Immigrant Success and Lifestyle Music and Talk Show
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—6:00pm +Atardecer Ranchero/Dusk on the Ranch
The hottest tropical Latin American beats as well as Rancheras, Corridos and Banda music.
6:00pm—7:59pm +Reggae Patrol
A diverse Caribbean radio show which plays a large range of Reggae, Dancehall, Ska, Rock-steady and Lovers-rock.
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—9:00pm +Merkaba Radio
Showcasing Rising Talent in the EDM and House Music Genres as well as featuring some new releases from larger DJs. Merkaba Radio is your source of EDM/House Music & News for the KWC and beyond.
9:00pm—10:00pm +Truth Radio (#Replay)
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
10:00pm—11:00pm +Musician's FAQ (* archives)
Focused on musicians entertaining you around Waterloo region.
11:00pm—12:00am +MBP Radio Show
Sunday, 28 July 2024
12:00am—1:00am ·Radio Nowhere
Rock and Roll from the sixties and seventies.
1:00am—2:00am ·CanCon *
Canadian music by Canadian performers and composers.
2:00am—5:00am ·Indigicon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
5:00am—5:59am ·around the world around the world around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:30am +CanCelt*
Celtic Music performed by Canadian musicians.
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
Croatian Radio
9:30am—11:59am +Sargam
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Radio Boorama
A magazine show on the Somalian community.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Red Road Journey
First Nations issues of concern
Up coming events
Guest speakers
And indigenous music
2:00pm—3:00pm +Easy Listening *
Take it easy...
3:00pm—3:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
3:30pm—3:59pm +Words and Culture (%Syndicated)
Weaving conversations with Indigenous language and knowledge keepers together with music by Indigenous artists.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—5:00pm +Quinte Jazz (* Archives)
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers.
5:00pm—6:30pm +Easy Listening *
Take it easy on a Sunday afternoon.
6:30pm—7:30pm +Truth Radio
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
7:30pm—8:29pm +Caribbean Spice
8:29pm—8:31pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:31pm—10:00pm +Training
Join our newest DJs and show hosts as they get their on-air training to Start A New Show.
10:00pm—12:00am +The Horizon Broadening Hour *
Showcasing new music in the Radio Waterloo library!
Monday, 29 July 2024
12:00am—12:30am ·The Jack and Marc Show (#Replay)
Jack Van and Marc Opie continue the fun.
12:30am—2:00am ·PUUUUUUUUUUNK *
All kinds of punk from our digital music library.
A Drop-In DJ Show!
2:00am—5:00am ·Jeff's Neoswing Selectorbot *
Dance to some new Swing and Jazz music from our Digital Music Library.
A Drop-In DJ show!
5:00am—5:59am ·The Electronic Intifada (% syndicated)
EI deals with the ongoing struggle for Palestinian self-determination.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—11:59am -CKMS Community Connections*
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm -CanQueer (% syndicated)
The LGBTQ Program highlighting topics from all across Canada.
1:00pm—1:30pm -Welcome To The Civic Hub
Interviews with the partner organizations of the Civic Hub Waterloo Region.
1:30pm—2:00pm -making contact (% syndicated)
Investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material.
2:00pm—2:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
2:30pm—3:00pm +Viewpoints (% syndicated)
A news magazine that provides an overview of what’s happening across Canada, by reporters from the Local Journalism Initiative.
3:00pm—3:59pm +The Green Planet Monitor (% syndicated)
Global environment, development and social justice issues.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—6:00pm +Mixtape Monopoly
More old-school hip-hop, rap, R&B and new with an old-school vibe.
6:00pm—7:00pm +Bluegrass *
Bluegrass music from our digital library.
7:00pm—7:59pm +Bandwidth
Showcasing the music of students and youth in and around the area.
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—10:00pm +So Old It's New
Classic rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
10:00pm—11:00pm +Gospel Hour *
11:00pm—12:00am +KWCon!!! *
Music from Waterloo Region musicians.
Tuesday, 30 July 2024
12:00am—2:00am ·Late Night Vibes
Multi genre late night mixshow with DJ Maciek.
2:00am—5:00am ·Folk Music *
Folk music from our Digital Music Library. A Drop-In DJ show!
5:00am—5:59am ·Redeye Podcast (% syndicated)
Redeye is activist radio. We don’t just give you the facts, we give you the information you need to take action and create change.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—11:59am -Golden Record (#Replay)
What would you put on a Golden Record to the universe?
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—2:00pm -The Agriculture Show
What is your experience with agriculture that you would like to tell others?
2:00pm—7:59pm +Mazaj Show
Show for the Arab community in the Arabic Language.
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—8:30pm +The Jack and Marc Show
Jack Van and Marc Opie are an improv-based comedy team.
8:30pm—11:00pm +Canadian Country Music *
Country Music and Canadiana (and Americana!) performed or composed by Canadian musicians.
11:00pm—12:00am +More Country Music *
...and More Western too!
Wednesday, 31 July 2024
12:00am—1:00am ·Relic Radio (% syndicated)
Radio Theatre in the style of Old Tyme Radio
1:00am—3:00am ·Electronica *
Electronica, Dubstep, EDM, Trance, Step, House, and Techno from our Digital Music Library. A Drop-In DJ show!
3:00am—4:30am ·Electro-Experimental *
Electronica, Ambient, and other Synth Sounds. A Drop-In DJ show!
4:30am—5:59am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—10:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
10:00am—11:00am -Let's chit Chat with Narine Dat
An Original Canadian Initiative
11:00am—1:59pm -Interzone
Radio with no preservatives!
1:59pm—2:00pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
2:00pm—7:59pm +Mazaj Show
Show for the Arab community in the Arabic Language.
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—9:00pm +Golden Record
What would you put on a Golden Record to the universe?
9:00pm—10:00pm +Through The Static
The show where we play a little bit of everything!
10:00pm—11:00pm +Requiem For Rock
A little Musicology and social history.
11:00pm—12:00am +81 82 83 84 (*Archives)
A retro-alternative show focusing on New Wave, punk, ska, early goth.
Thursday, 1 August 2024
12:00am—2:00am ·Revolution Rock (% syndicated)
Focusing on 60s garage rock, 70s punk/new wave, surf, alternative, indie and new/old music within those genres.
2:00am—5:00am ·Hip Hop *
Hip Hop music from our digital music library. A Drop-In DJ show!
5:00am—5:59am ·Alternative Radio (% syndicated)
AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—11:59am -Radio Nowhere (#Replay)
More Rock and Roll from the sixties and seventies.
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—2:00pm -The Midtown Folk Show
Your weekly dose of KW's best folk show!
2:00pm—2:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
2:30pm—3:00pm +WINGS - Women's International News Gathering Service (% syndicated)
An all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world.
3:00pm—3:59pm +Radio Recall
Discussion of radio history and its intersection with popular and unpopular music.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—6:00pm +Atardecer Ranchero / Dusk On The Ranch (#Replay)
More of the hottest tropical Latin American beats as well as Rancheras, Corridos and Banda music.
6:00pm—7:59pm +The Wax Jungle
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—10:00pm +Pressure Drop
Selector NATTYPHYSICIST takes you on a trip through the tropical sub bass jungle.
10:00pm—12:00am +Street Hop
Carmelo and Lakes bring you the best in local hip hop.
Friday, 2 August 2024
12:00am—2:00am ·The Clean Up Hour
DJ Mophead cleans up.
2:00am—4:30am ·Mixtape Monopoly (#Replay)
More old-school hip-hop, rap, R&B and new with an old-school vibe.
4:30am—5:59am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Riley In The Morning
Morning radio.
7:00am—8:59am +Virasat Radio
South Asian focused current affairs programming and new arts and cultural programming.
8:59am—9:01am +CKMS Moment ^
9:01am—11:00am -100XLife
Life Motivation and talk show in the Punjabi language.
11:00am—1:59pm -Poems of Divine Power: Solutions
Annielean reads poems from her book, Poems of Divine Power.
1:59pm—2:00pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
2:00pm—2:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
2:30pm—3:00pm +rabble radio (%syndicated)
Tune in on the issues and actions that matter to you.
3:00pm—3:59pm +CKMS Community Connections *
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—5:00pm +AW@L Radio
Audio news reports and podcasts from the Grand River Media Collective.
5:00pm—6:00pm +Country Music *
...and Western too!
6:00pm—7:00pm +Requiem For Rock (#Replay)
Some more Musicology and social history.
7:00pm—7:59pm +The Triple A Show
An Immigrant Success and Lifestyle Music and Talk Show
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—9:00pm +Blues High Radio *
Get high on the Blues! Selections in our Digital Music Library.
9:00pm—10:00pm +Unlimited Fortune
Are You Ready To Experience?
10:00pm—12:00am +The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music
Saturday, 3 August 2024
12:00am—1:00am ·Rebel Time Radio (* archives)
A punk rock show with a (very!) political flavor.
1:00am—2:00am ·3 Nines Radio: Tape Tuesdays with Francis Claire (* Archives)
Local Independent Music, Tape Only
2:00am—5:00am ·Indigicon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
5:00am—5:59am ·around the world around the world around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Quinte Jazz (* Archives)
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers
7:00am—8:00am +In Conversation with Rashmi (*Archives)
Rashmi Sanjay sat down with guests from this community who share their stories.
8:00am—10:00am +So Old It's New (#2)
For material that BaldBoy can't currently fit into his 8-10 pm Monday timeslot.
10:00am—11:59am +Mixtape Monopoly
Playing old-school hip-hop, rap, R&B and new with an old-school vibe.
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—12:30pm +Half-a-Classical Hour *
Classical and Concert Music from our digital library.
12:30pm—1:00pm +Welcome To The Civic Hub (#Replay)
Interviews with the partner organizations of the Civic Hub Waterloo Region.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Through The Static (#Replay)
The show where we play a little bit more of everything!
2:00pm—3:00pm +The Swing and Blues Show (*Archives)
Enjoy some Swing Jazz and Blues from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
3:00pm—3:59pm +The Triple A Show (#Replay)
An Immigrant Success and Lifestyle Music and Talk Show
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—6:00pm +Atardecer Ranchero/Dusk on the Ranch
The hottest tropical Latin American beats as well as Rancheras, Corridos and Banda music.
6:00pm—7:59pm +Reggae Patrol
A diverse Caribbean radio show which plays a large range of Reggae, Dancehall, Ska, Rock-steady and Lovers-rock.
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—9:00pm +Merkaba Radio
Showcasing Rising Talent in the EDM and House Music Genres as well as featuring some new releases from larger DJs. Merkaba Radio is your source of EDM/House Music & News for the KWC and beyond.
9:00pm—10:00pm +Truth Radio (#Replay)
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
10:00pm—11:00pm +Musician's FAQ (* archives)
Focused on musicians entertaining you around Waterloo region.
11:00pm—12:00am +MBP Radio Show
Sunday, 4 August 2024
12:00am—1:00am ·Radio Nowhere
Rock and Roll from the sixties and seventies.
1:00am—2:00am ·Rob's Rewind (* archives)
Golden Oldies on Rob's Rewind, now playing from the archives in our Digital Music Library
2:00am—5:00am ·Indigicon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
5:00am—5:59am ·around the world around the world around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:59am—6:01am ·CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
6:01am—7:00am +Celt In A Twist (% syndicated)
It sure ain’t your Grand pappy’s fiddle music!
7:00am—7:30am +Nasha Kasha - A Ukrainian Almanac (*archives)
A Ukranian Almanac with Stefan Andrusiak
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
Croatian Radio
9:30am—11:59am +Sargam
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Radio Boorama
A magazine show on the Somalian community.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Red Road Journey
First Nations issues of concern
Up coming events
Guest speakers
And indigenous music
2:00pm—3:00pm +Easy Listening *
Take it easy...
3:00pm—3:30pm +CKMS Community News
News from the Waterloo Region community. This program is a part of the “Local Journalism Initiative.”
3:30pm—3:59pm +Words and Culture (%Syndicated)
Weaving conversations with Indigenous language and knowledge keepers together with music by Indigenous artists.
3:59pm—4:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
4:01pm—5:00pm +Quinte Jazz (* Archives)
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers.
5:00pm—6:30pm +Easy Listening *
Take it easy on a Sunday afternoon.
6:30pm—7:30pm +Truth Radio
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
7:30pm—8:29pm +Caribbean Spice
8:29pm—8:31pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:31pm—10:00pm +Training
Join our newest DJs and show hosts as they get their on-air training to Start A New Show.
10:00pm—12:00am +The Horizon Broadening Hour *
Showcasing new music in the Radio Waterloo library!

 

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Colour Symbol Meaning
White (none) Original CKMS programming
Yellow # CKMS replayed shows. These timeslots are available for new shows!
Blue ^ Public Service Announcements and Advertisements
Green % Syndicated programs (shows produced at other radio stations). These timeslots are available for new shows!
Green * These timeslots are available for new shows! See How To Start A New Show
Red ~ Pre-empted – The regularly scheduled show has been pre-empted for a special presentation
White times  + Prime time hours (6am-9am and 2pm-midnight weekdays, 6am-midnight weekends)
Shaded times  – Off-peak hours (9am-2pm weekdays)
Dark shaded times  · Off-peak, overnight (midnight-6am daily)