Radio Waterloo Schedule

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CKMS Replay #
PSAs & Ads ^
Syndicated %
Available *

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

Are you from the past? Have a look at Last Week’s Schedule 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.

Sunday, 25 October 2020
12:00am—1:00am ·Rebel Time Radio (replay) #
A punk rock show with a (very!) political flavor.
1:00am—4:00am ·Indigcon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
4:00am—5:00am ·Sauti Za Africa (replay) #
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
5:00am—6:00am ·around the word around the world. around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
6:00am—7:30am +won't somebody think of the children! *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library. Not necessarily for kids...
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
9:30am—11:30am +Sargam
11:30am—12:00pm +Pre-Lunch Indigenous Content *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
12:00pm—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Rob's Rewind
Today’s music is great, but who doesn’t love some golden oldies???
1:00pm—2:00pm +CanCon *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—4:30pm +The Swing and Blues Show (* from the archives)
Enjoy some episodes from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
4:30pm—6:30pm +La Roca
6:30pm—7:30pm +Truth Radio
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
7:30pm—8:30pm +Caribbean Spice
8:30pm—10:30pm +Country Music *
Country Music (and Western too!) from our Digital Music Library
10:30pm—12:00am +Indigcon Autopilot *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
Monday, 26 October 2020
12:00am—12:30am ·The Jack and Marc Show
Jack Van and Marc Opie are an improv based comedy duo.
12:30am—6:00am ·Folk Music *
Folk music from our Digital Music Library
6:00am—7:00am +celt in a twist %
“It sure ain’t your Grandpappy’s fiddle music.”
7:00am—8:00am +Monday Morning Blues *
Beat the Monday Morning Blues with some music from our Digital Music Library
8:00am—8:59am +Democracy Now %
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
8:59am—9:00am +CKMS Moment ^
9:00am—10:00am -Science for the People (syndicated) %
Explore the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy.
10:00am—11:00am -Musician's FAQ
Focused on musicians entertaining you around Waterloo region.
11:00am—12:00pm -CKMS Community Connections*
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
12:00pm—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm -Rob's Rewind (Replay #)
The Golden Oldies of Rob's Rewind, repeated.
1:00pm—2:00pm -Amplified Radio Network %
ARN delivers dynamic and Canadian-driven electronic music radio content, a mix of electronica, trip hop, deep house and techno music combined with artist interviews and guest mixes.
2:00pm—3:00pm +CKMS News
A deeper analysis of the issues that impact our communities.
3:00pm—4:00pm +Jeff's Neoswing Selectorbot *
Dance to some new Swing and Jazz music from our Digital Music Library
4:00pm—6:00pm +Afternoon Drive
The latest and Best in Reggae R&B Soca Old School Gospel and More.
6:00pm—7:00pm +DJ Mix Sessions
7:00pm—8:00pm +Life Stories of Displacement %
Recording the history of our community told by persons who live on low income and have experienced marginalization in its many forms.
8:00pm—10:00pm +So Old It's New
Classic rock from the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
10:00pm—12:00am +Auto-metal Mayhem*
Metal, Death Metal, and Hardcore from our Digital Music Library
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
12:00am—6:00am ·Overnight CanCon*
Canadian Content Music from our Digital Music Library
6:00am—8:00am +Early Morning Jazz *
Jazz by Canadian musicians from our Digital Music Library
8:00am—8:59am +Democracy Now %
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
8:59am—9:00am +CKMS Moment ^
9:00am—10:00am -Alternative Radio (Syndicated) %
AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
10:00am—11:00am -Something Beautiful
Radio Waterloo’s easy listening program.
11:00am—12:00pm -Liberation Hour (#replay)
Liberation Hour focuses on various aspects of non-human animals in our society.
12:00pm—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—8:00pm +Mazaj Show
Show for the Arab community in the Arabic Language.
8:00pm—9:00pm +Denim Entertainment Radio
A local DJ mix show featuring some new bass house, electronica, trap and drum n’ bass!!
9:00pm—10:00pm +3 Nines Radio: Tape Tuesdays with Francis Claire
Local Independent Music, Tape Only
10:00pm—11:30pm +KWCon!!! *
Music created in Waterloo Region!
11:30pm—12:00am +Radio Plays, Relic Radio, Welcome To Night Vale %
Radio Theatre in the style of Old Tyme Radio
Wednesday, 28 October 2020
12:00am—6:00am ·Electronica *
Electronica, Dubstep, EDM, Trance, Step, House, and Techno from our Digital Music Library
6:00am—8:00am +Early Morning Jazz *
Jazz by Canadian musicians from our Digital Music Library
8:00am—8:30am +Changemakers Without Borders
A spoken-word episodic interview and biographical podcast that explores changemakers in our history who’ve made a positive change in our world.
8:30am—8:59am +KWCon!!! *
Music by artists in Waterloo Region!
8:59am—9:00am +CKMS Moment ^
9:00am—10:00am -For The Wild (syndicated) %
Focused on land based protection, co-liberation and intersectional storytelling
10:00am—11:00am -Let's chit Chat with Narine Dat
11:00am—1:59pm -Interzone
Radio with no preservatives!
1:59pm—2:00pm -CKMS Public Service Announcment ^
2:00pm—8:00pm +Mazaj Show
Show for the Arab community in the Arabic Language.
8:00pm—9:00pm +Golden Record
What would you put on a Golden Record to the universe?
9:00pm—10:00pm +Rebel Time Radio
A punk rock show with a (very!) political flavor.
10:00pm—11:00pm +Requiem For Rock
A little Musicology and social history.
11:00pm—12:00am +Punk Rawk*
Antiestablishmentarianist music from our Digital Music Library
Thursday, 29 October 2020
12:00am—6:00am ·PUUUUUUUUUUNK*
All kinds of punk from our digital music library
6:00am—8:00am +Early Morning Jazz *
Jazz by Canadian musicians from our Digital Music Library
8:00am—8:59am +Democracy Now %
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
8:59am—9:00am +CKMS Moment ^
9:00am—10:00am -CKMS News
A deeper analysis of the issues that impact our communities.
10:00am—11:00am -Rebel Sing - Music from and inspired by Todd Serious and The Rebel Spell *
The Rebel Spell and the results.
11:00am—11:30am -Infrequently Played Music *
Music from the bottom shelf of our Digital Music Library.
11:30am—12:00pm -Nasha Kasha - A Ukrainian Almanac
A Ukranian Almanac with Stefan Andrusiak
12:00pm—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—2:00pm -earshot 20! %
Count down the Top 20 albums of the week from across Canada according to Earshot Online.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Zero Waste Countdown %
A show all about sustainability from a zero waste perspective.
3:00pm—4:00pm +MAM re-hear #
Superior music selection for the week from Mano A Mano.
4:00pm—6:00pm +Atardecer Ranchero/Dusk on the Ranch
The hottest tropical Latin American beats as well as Rancheras, Corridos and Banda music.
6:00pm—8:00pm +The Wax Jungle
8:00pm—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, 30 October 2020
12:00am—2:00am ·The Clean Up Hour
DJ Mophead cleans up.
2:00am—6:00am ·Hip Hop *
Hip Hop music from our digital music library
6:00am—8:00am +Early Morning Jazz *
Jazz by Canadian musicians from our Digital Music Library
8:00am—8:59am +Democracy Now %
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
8:59am—9:00am +CKMS Moment ^
9:00am—10:00am -Unauthorized Disclosure %
Questioning social and political norms that too often go unchallenged.
10:00am—11:00am -WR Podcasts %
Showcasing an episode or two of some of the podcasts produced in Waterloo Region.
11:00am—12:00pm -3 Nines Rewind #
Local Independent Music, Tape Only, rewound for listening again
12:00pm—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—12:30pm -making contact %
Investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material.
12:30pm—1:00pm -Talking Radical Radio %
Grassroots activists engaged in communities across the country talk about what they’re doing, how they’re doing it, and why they’re doing it.
1:00pm—2:00pm -Val Scheer's Eclectic Garage (# Repeat)
Another hour of eclectic music from different eras and genres.
2:00pm—3:00pm +You're Not Alone
A talk show discussing abuse, trauma, mental health, and different community issues that we face, to allow our community to feel safe in knowing they are not alone.
3:00pm—4:00pm +electronic intifada %
The ongoing struggle for Palestinian self-determination, international solidarity news and actions, and growing the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions campaign.
4:00pm—5:00pm +AW@L Radio
Audio news reports and podcasts from the Grand River Media Collective.
5:00pm—6:00pm +Bollywood Mirchi
Bollywood Hit Music and Current News Topics.
6:00pm—7:00pm +The Community Window Show
7:00pm—8:00pm +Da Don's House
8:00pm—9:00pm +Liberation Hour
Liberation Hour focuses on various aspects of non-human animals in our society.
9:00pm—10:00pm +"It's A Vibe" with Sherice
Caribbean flow, playing Soca, Reggae, Dancehall as well as some R&B and Hip Hop.
10:00pm—11:00pm +I Am Everything
A talk show about everything and nothing.
11:00pm—12:00am +The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music
Saturday, 31 October 2020
12:00am—2:00am ·The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music.
2:00am—4:00am ·Indigcon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
4:00am—5:00am ·Sauti Za Africa (replay) #
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
5:00am—6:00am ·Bollywood Mirchi (repeat) #
Bollywood Hit Music and Current News Topics.
6:00am—7:00am +Morning CanCon *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library
7:00am—9:00am +Kidz Tunez*
Kidz up early? Sit them down at the radio to listen to some Tunez from our Digital Music Library
9:00am—10:00am +In Conversation With Rashmi (from the Archives *)
Guests from the community share their stories, replayed from the CKMS archives.
10:00am—12:00pm +Sur Sangeet
12:00pm—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +CKMS Community Connections *
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Blue Sky Horse Radio
Advocacy oriented for horses and people.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—4:00pm +Val Scheer's Eclectic Garage
An hour of eclectic music from different eras and genres
4:00pm—5:00pm +Gospel Hour
5:00pm—6:00pm +Amity Radio
We aim to showcase art in every form!
6:00pm—8:00pm +Reggae Patrol
A diverse Caribbean radio show which plays a large range of Reggae, Dancehall, Ska, Rock-steady and Lovers-rock.
8:00pm—10:00pm +Mano A Mano
Superior music selection for the week.
10:00pm—11:00pm +diskotéka
Good music mostly electronic and sometimes news. CzechCanadian perspective on the world.
11:00pm—12:00am +Still More CanCon *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library
Sunday, 1 November 2020
12:00am—1:00am ·Rebel Time Radio (replay) #
A punk rock show with a (very!) political flavor.
1:00am—4:00am ·Indigcon *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
4:00am—5:00am ·Sauti Za Africa (replay) #
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
5:00am—6:00am ·around the word around the world. around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
6:00am—7:30am +won't somebody think of the children! *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library. Not necessarily for kids...
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
9:30am—11:30am +Sargam
11:30am—12:00pm +Pre-Lunch Indigenous Content *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library
12:00pm—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Rob's Rewind
Today’s music is great, but who doesn’t love some golden oldies???
1:00pm—2:00pm +CanCon *
Canadian Content music from our Digital Music Library
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—4:30pm +The Swing and Blues Show (* from the archives)
Enjoy some episodes from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
4:30pm—6:30pm +La Roca
6:30pm—7:30pm +Truth Radio
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
7:30pm—8:30pm +Caribbean Spice
8:30pm—10:30pm +Training *
Join our newest DJs and show hosts as they get their on-air training to Start A New Show.
10:30pm—12:00am +Indigcon Autopilot *
Music by Indigenous artists from our Digital Music Library

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Yellow # CKMS replayed shows
Blue ^ Public Service Announcements and Advertisements
Green % Syndicated programs (shows produced at other radio stations). Available for new shows!
Green * Available for new shows!
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)

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