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Metallica Ticket Giveaway!

CJLO knows you have tons of concerts to go to this summer, but we also know that these are hard economic times for all. So, in that spirit, we want to help you by getting you into some big concerts for FREE. What big cocert you ask? 

Well, to start, perhaps a little band called Metallica, who will be playing the relatively small venue of Parc Jean-Drapeau on July 19th... 


Folk Fest sur le Canal - Support the Fest!

Montreal's Folk Fest sur le Canal celebrates this year its tenth anniversary! Running from June 14 to June 18, the fest will feature various folk, roots, and bluegrass acts, spread out over the five days of festivities along the Lachine Canal. The main shows are held during the weekend, with various programming on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


FELP / CHIENVOLER - Live From The Oven

The Oven @ CJLO 1690AM has been running hot lately! Our audio engineer Patrick McDowall has been busy at work recording live sessions for a huge number of bands passing through the station.

Our latest session was with Felp & Chienvoler, a kind of "brother band" with the same members. You can check out the full session here.


GIVEAWAY WEEK @ CJLO

WE HEREBY DECLARE THE REST OF THE WEEK #GIVEAWAYWEEK AT CJLO!!

Keep tuned into our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages all week long for daily ticket giveaways to:


TUNE IN: Torn Petals on Waves of Honey

Torn Petals is the newest project by Montreal artist Didier Iglesias, who beforehand was in the electronic band Lackov Datus and worked on visual arts performing live projections and video editing for artists like Robert Robert

Influenced by the likes of Aphex Twin, James Holden, Actress, and Jon Hopkins, the cinematic soundscape of Torn Petals is defined by his experimental IDM souds as well as his dancy downtempo beats echoing the 90’s electronic scene. Gritty and sometimes discomforting, his latest EP nomore# will keep his listeners on their toes.


Exit Someone // In-Studio Performance - March 28th

Tune into Ashes to Ashes Tuesday, March 28th at 1pm to hear a live in-studio performance and interview with Montreal’s own Exit Someone!  The husband-and-wife duo of June Moon (Forever) and Thom Gillies (Vesuvio Solo) released their debut EP Dry Your Eyes at the beginning of the year on Atelier Ciseaux Records.


Audio Penpals @ Zugathon Fundraiser

On March 25th, from 2 to 5 p.m., Concordia's Centre for the Arts in Human Development will be hosting a Zumba + Yoga fundraiser: Zugathon. Proceeds will go to funding the centre's range of programs that use the creative arts therapies to help facilitate social skills, build self-esteem and improve functioning for people with developmental disabilities. Come to move, stretch and raise funds with CJLO's the Audio Penpals! Tickets are available at zugathon.eventbrite.ca!


CJLO Celebrates International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day! In celebration, we've curated special programming to air throughout the day.

CJLO stands in solidarity with all women, including trans and gender nonconforming people, who face heightened levels of discrimination, social oppression, and political targeting.


TONIGHT: David Lines of A Devil's Din on Brave New Jams

Brave New Jams is proud to announce that David Lines of Montreal psych band A Devil’s Din will be joining host Clifton Hanger in the CJLO studio, Saturday, March 4 at 10 p.m. Back from their critically acclaimed tour of the United Kingdom, the band is back in the studio working on their third album. A Devils Din is propelled by lead singer David Lines, Thomas Chollet on bass, and Dom Salameh on drums.  


Gene King / Great House Music / Tonight 2-4am

Yes you heard right, the Godfather of House Music himself, Gene King, will be live in CJLO studio's this Saturday, Feb 18th, 2-4am (Friday night for some)

Growing up in Montreal in the 70s and 80s, Gene King was well surrounded by music. He had an interest in playing instruments at the age of 13 but quickly discovered his passion for djing there after, playing high school dances and roller skating rinks.


Kid Koala on Waves of Honey

Tomorrow night on Waves of Honey, Kid Koala will be calling in for a short interview to discuss his latest album "Music to Draw to: Satellite," in collaboration with Emiliana Torrini. The Canadian DJ, turntablist and musician music travels from classic hip hop beats, breaks, and hints of heavy guitar, to electroacoustically filled soundscapes. Tune in Sunday, February 5th at 10 p.m.


CJLO’s Monthly Workshop Series - ELAN Quebec - Wednesday, February 1

CJLO is proud to present a brand new project: our Monthly Workshop series! We’re launching the project next week, on Wednesday, February 1, by holding our first event, featuring non-profit organization ELAN Quebec.


Today on Yonic Youth: The Future is Female [3PM]

Today on Yonic Youth!

Christina is speaking with Toronto based comedian, Natalie Norman of The Crimson Wave. They will fill you in on her funny feminist practice, and the show she is organizing tonight in Montreal! Tune in to be reminded why The Future is Female and learn why you want to spend this Friday evening at Psychic City. 


CJLO 1690AM is looking for a new Director of Promotions, Sponsorship and Funding!

CJLO 1690AM is looking for a full-time Director of Promotions, Sponsorship and Funding. Our ideal candidate for lives and breathes community radio and is ready to take our station to the next level. If you think this position is for you, head over to our Job Postings page for full details. 

Hope to hear from you! :) 
 


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