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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 (*, %) 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.

Friday, 2 December 2022
12:00am—2:00am ·The Clean Up Hour
DJ Mophead cleans up.
2:00am—4:30am ·PUUUUUUUUUUNK*
All kinds of punk from our digital music library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—7:00am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
10:00am—11:00am -WR Podcasts (% syndicated)
Showcasing an episode or two of some of the podcasts produced in Waterloo Region.
11:00am—11:59am -Alternative Radio (% syndicated)
AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—12:30pm -making contact (% syndicated)
Investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material.
12:30pm—1:00pm -Talking Radical Radio (% syndicated)
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 -Democracy In Perspective / Elevation Hour
in-depth interviews with famous guests, alternating with the newest releases in Hip Hop.
2:00pm—2:30pm +KWCon!!! *
Music by musicians from Waterloo Region!
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—4:00pm +CKMS Community Connections *
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
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 +Requiem For Rock (#Replay)
Some more Musicology and social history.
7:00pm—7:59pm +Da Don's House
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—8:30pm +Socially Radical Music *
New and emerging music with a radical political perspective.
8:30pm—9:00pm +Story Telling
Stories that are scientific and moral, that appeal to people of all ages and tell that humanity can live in love and peace.
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—12:00am +The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music
Saturday, 3 December 2022
12:00am—1:00am ·Rebel Time Radio (* archives)
A punk rock show with a (very!) political flavor.
1:00am—2:00am ·Overnight JazzCan *
Some jazz from Canadian musicians to take you through the night
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—7:00am ·Hello DJ
Wake up with the infallible DJ Terry D.
7:00am—9:00am +So Old It's New #2
For material that BaldBoy can't currently fit into his 8-10 pm Monday timeslot.
9:00am—10:00am +Quinte Jazz
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers
10:00am—11:00am +Deep Threes — Music Beyond Boundaries (% syndicated)
Eclectic instrumental soundscapes that fuse jazz, electronica, soundtracks, modern classical, experimental music, and more.
11:00am—11:59am +World Beat Canada (% syndicated)
An exciting one hour, weekly global music alternative to jukebox radio.
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Father To Son
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.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Saturday Afternoon Matinee
Highlighting music from Film Soundtracks and Theatre Shows as well as discussion around the plot.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—5:00pm +The Swing and Blues Show (* archives)
Enjoy some episodes from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
5:00pm—6:00pm +Bollywood Mirchi (#Replay)
Bollywood Hit Music and Current News Topics.
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 +Mano A Mano
Superior music selection for the week.
9:00pm—10:00pm +3 Nines Rewind #
Local Independent Music, Tape Only, rewound for listening again
10:00pm—11:00pm +81 82 83 84
A retro-alternative show focusing on New Wave, punk, ska, early goth.
11:00pm—12:00am +NoPoli Radio Show
Interviews with upcoming artist, models, entertainers, as well as influencers through out the industry of entertainment, locally and abroad
Sunday, 4 December 2022
12:00am—1:00am ·From The Void (#Replay)
Soundscapes and audio experiments to lose your mind to. Again.
1:00am—2:00am ·Val Scheer's Eclectic Garage (* archives)
An hour of eclectic music from different eras and genres
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—5:30am ·around the word around the world. around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:30am—6:30am ·Routes & Branches & Beyond (% syndicated)
From folk and celtic roots to as far as that can stretch, and then maybe a bit more.
6:30am—7:30am +Balmoral Blues (% syndicated)
Blues and blues influenced performers originating from the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia.
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
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 +KWCon!!! *
Music from our digital music library by musicians from Waterloo Region.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—4:30pm +Country Music *
...and Western too!
4:30pm—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 +Revolution Rock (% syndicated)
Focusing on 60s garage rock, 70s punk/new wave, surf, alternative, indie and new/old music within those genres.
Monday, 5 December 2022
12:00am—12:30am ·The Jack and Marc Show (#Replay)
Jack Van and Marc Opie continue the fun.
12:30am—2:30am ·Drop-In DJ *
A timeslot for any CKMS DJ to play what they want. DJs coordinate their shows in the chatbox at https://radiowaterloo.ca/listen/. Join in and say "Hi!"
2:30am—4:30am ·Jeff's Neoswing Selectorbot *
Dance to some new Swing and Jazz music from our Digital Music Library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—7:00am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
10:00am—11:00am -Musicians' FAQ (* archives)
Focused on musicians entertaining you around Waterloo region.
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—2:00pm -Life Stories of Displacement (% syndicated)
Recording the history of our community told by persons who live on low income and have experienced marginalization in its many forms.
2:00pm—3:00pm +CJPME Debrief (% syndicated)
Breaking events and issues related to human rights in Palestine and the broader Middle East
3:00pm—4:00pm +Back Porch Bluegrass (% syndicated)
Hardcore bluegrass music from New Zealand
4:00pm—5:30pm +The Freedom Principle (% syndicated)
Newest releases of the African Diaspora, acoustic ensemble music as world jazz from Indigenous sources. Syndicated from CJAM-FM in Windsor.
5:30pm—6:00pm +Monday Afternoon Blues *
It's Monday, and we've got the CanCon Blues.
6:00pm—7:00pm +Wadio Wam!
Curated playlists from the minds of Will and Sam (WAM). A focus on music rather than discussion.
7:00pm—7:59pm +Bridging The Gap
Southern African music and talk with a local perspective.
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 +I Am Everything (* archives)
A talk show about everything and nothing.
Tuesday, 6 December 2022
12:00am—2:00am ·Late Night Vibes
Multi genre late night mixshow with DJ Maciek
2:00am—4:30am ·Folk Music *
Folk music from our Digital Music Library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—7:00am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
10:00am—11:00am -Blue Sky Horse Radio (* archives)
Advocacy oriented for horses and people.
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—9:00pm +The First Sixteen (% syndicated)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s podcast series that explores the freshest ideas in agriculture and food.
9:00pm—10:00pm +3 Nines Radio: Tape Tuesdays with Francis Claire
Local Independent Music, Tape Only
10:00pm—11:00pm +From The Void
Soundscapes and audio experiments to lose your mind to
11:00pm—11:30pm +KWCon!!! *
Music by musician from Waterloo Region!
11:30pm—12:00am +Punk CanCon *
Punkanadian!
Wednesday, 7 December 2022
12:00am—1:00am ·Relic Radio (% syndicated)
Radio Theatre in the style of Old Tyme Radio
1:00am—3:00am ·Amplified Radio Network (% syndicated)
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.
3:00am—4:30am ·Electronica *
Electronica, Dubstep, EDM, Trance, Step, House, and Techno from our Digital Music Library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—6:30am ·For The Wild (% syndicated)
Focused on land based protection, co-liberation and intersectional storytelling
6:30am—7:00am +Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
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 +Father To Son (#Replay)
More music from father and son hosts Gary and Ben Van Osch; music from all genres picked from Gary’s personal music collection.
10:00pm—11:00pm +Requiem For Rock
A little Musicology and social history.
11:00pm—12:00am +81 82 83 84 (#Replay)
A retro-alternative show focusing on New Wave, punk, ska, early goth.
Thursday, 8 December 2022
12:00am—2:00am ·R.E.A.L Radio with DJ DC
A mix show featuring News, Reviews, Interviews, debuts, guest appearances, And an innovative take on urban music.
2:00am—4:30am ·Hip Hop *
Hip Hop music from our digital music library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—7:00am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
10:00am—10:30am -rabble radio (%syndicated)
Tune in on the issues and actions that matter to you.
10:30am—11:30am -Rebel Sing - Music from and inspired by Todd Serious and The Rebel Spell *
The Rebel Spell and the results.
11:30am—11:59am -Nasha Kasha - A Ukrainian Almanac (*archives)
A Ukranian Almanac with Stefan Andrusiak
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm -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.
1:00pm—1:30pm -Viewpoints (% syndicated)
A news magazine that provides an overview of what’s happening across Canada, by reporters from the Local Journalism Initiative.
1:30pm—2:00pm -Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show (% syndicated)
Conversations with farmers, processors, hunters, chefs, thinkers, innovators, homesteaders, researchers and eaters.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Truth Radio (#Replay)
Old school Hip-Hop music and talk radio.
3:00pm—4:00pm +Celt In A Twist (% syndicated)
It sure ain’t your Grand pappy’s fiddle music!
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—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, 9 December 2022
12:00am—2:00am ·The Clean Up Hour
DJ Mophead cleans up.
2:00am—4:30am ·PUUUUUUUUUUNK*
All kinds of punk from our digital music library
4:30am—5:30am ·Democracy Now! (% syndicated)
A daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
5:30am—7:00am ·Early Morning Jazz *
Some Jazz music to start your day by Canadian musicians and musicians around the world.
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
A Life Motivation and talk show.
10:00am—11:00am -WR Podcasts (% syndicated)
Showcasing an episode or two of some of the podcasts produced in Waterloo Region.
11:00am—11:59am -Alternative Radio (% syndicated)
AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
11:59am—12:01pm -CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—12:30pm -making contact (% syndicated)
Investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material.
12:30pm—1:00pm -Talking Radical Radio (% syndicated)
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 -Democracy In Perspective / Elevation Hour
in-depth interviews with famous guests, alternating with the newest releases in Hip Hop.
2:00pm—2:30pm +KWCon!!! *
Music by musicians from Waterloo Region!
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—4:00pm +CKMS Community Connections *
An hour of programmer created content, podcasts, music, interviews, and community announcements.
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 +Requiem For Rock (#Replay)
Some more Musicology and social history.
7:00pm—7:59pm +Da Don's House
7:59pm—8:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
8:01pm—8:30pm +Socially Radical Music *
New and emerging music with a radical political perspective.
8:30pm—9:00pm +Story Telling
Stories that are scientific and moral, that appeal to people of all ages and tell that humanity can live in love and peace.
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—12:00am +The Riley Powis Show
Riley Powis plays music
Saturday, 10 December 2022
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—7:00am ·Hello DJ
Wake up with the infallible DJ Terry D.
7:00am—9:00am +So Old It's New #2
For material that BaldBoy can't currently fit into his 8-10 pm Monday timeslot.
9:00am—10:00am +Quinte Jazz
Contemporary and Smooth Jazz Featuring Canadian Performers
10:00am—11:00am +Deep Threes — Music Beyond Boundaries (% syndicated)
Eclectic instrumental soundscapes that fuse jazz, electronica, soundtracks, modern classical, experimental music, and more.
11:00am—11:59am +World Beat Canada (% syndicated)
An exciting one hour, weekly global music alternative to jukebox radio.
11:59am—12:01pm +CKMS Public Service Announcement ^
12:01pm—1:00pm +Father To Son
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.
1:00pm—2:00pm +Saturday Afternoon Matinee
Highlighting music from Film Soundtracks and Theatre Shows as well as discussion around the plot.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—5:00pm +The Swing and Blues Show (* archives)
Enjoy some episodes from the Radio Waterloo digital archives!
5:00pm—6:00pm +Bollywood Mirchi (#Replay)
Bollywood Hit Music and Current News Topics.
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 +Mano A Mano
Superior music selection for the week.
9:00pm—10:00pm +3 Nines Rewind #
Local Independent Music, Tape Only, rewound for listening again
10:00pm—11:00pm +81 82 83 84
A retro-alternative show focusing on New Wave, punk, ska, early goth.
11:00pm—12:00am +NoPoli Radio Show
Interviews with upcoming artist, models, entertainers, as well as influencers through out the industry of entertainment, locally and abroad
Sunday, 11 December 2022
12:00am—1:00am ·From The Void (#Replay)
Soundscapes and audio experiments to lose your mind to. Again.
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—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—5:30am ·around the word around the world. around the world around the world.... *
World music from our Digital Music Library
5:30am—6:30am ·Routes & Branches & Beyond (% syndicated)
From folk and celtic roots to as far as that can stretch, and then maybe a bit more.
6:30am—7:30am +Balmoral Blues (% syndicated)
Blues and blues influenced performers originating from the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia.
7:30am—9:30am +Lijepa Nasa
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 +KWCon!!! *
Music from our digital music library by musicians from Waterloo Region.
2:00pm—3:00pm +Sauti Za Africa
Bringing you great music from the continent of Africa. Afrorock, Bongo Flava, Souskous.
3:00pm—4:30pm +Country Music *
...and Western too!
4:30pm—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 +Revolution Rock (% syndicated)
Focusing on 60s garage rock, 70s punk/new wave, surf, alternative, indie and new/old music within those genres.

Colour Symbol Meaning
White (none) Original CKMS programming
Yellow # CKMS replayed shows. Available for new 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! 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)