Blues in the Bottle (with John Sillberg)
Monday 9 pm to 10 pm
John brings you a blend of current blues artists and the classic greats of the genre. See Monday 6 pm for John's Bio
Wee Bit of Scottish (with Ed Wigley)
Monday 10 am to noon
Ed's comeback on CKOL features the music of his native land, Scotland. He moved to Canada in the 60's and formerly ran a Scottish pub called Deoch N Dorus in Scarborough, Ontario. Whether you prefer the high road or the low road, Ed's music will put a Wee Bit of Scotland into your Monday morning.
Down Home Country with Stew (Fisher)
Thursday 1 pm to 4 pm
Down Home Country offers classic country tunes and local country talent. An accomplished musician, Stew plays banjo and guitar. He's also learning to play the fiddle. You'll find him as a regular entertainer at the Country Lions Jamboree in Marmora.
Tunes with Terri (Harris)
Thursday 8 am to 10 am
Terri takes you back with some classic country from the 50's through the 90's followed by a mix of more contemporary tunes for the last half hour or so. Terri's love of the classic genre embraces her childhood memories and the songs her parents loved listening to.
Big Band Saturday Night (with Dave Lockwood)
Saturday 6 pm to 10 pm
CKOL's founder plays all the greats from this golden era of music.
Audrey's Bluegrass Classics (with Audrey Wheeler)
Friday 6 pm to 7 pm
Audrey was the first host to play bluegrass on the CKOL airwaves almost 20 years ago. She still loves sharing the best of bluegrass and her heartwarming gospel programs with station listeners.
Barb's Country Corner (with Barb Fisher)
Wednesday 1 pm to 4 pm
Barb's Country Corner features a blend of old country classics and current local country talent. Barb says she was raised on country and then went on to marry a country musician so it's no surprise that she has a love for the genre. She loves promoting local musicians and has been involved with the Country Lions Jamboree in Marmora for many years. She also plays the drums!
Alter Ego (with Weezie, Alan and Les)
Tuesday 8 pm to 10 pm
A team of CKOL hosts rotate to bring you this specialty program featuring the roots of alternative music from the 70's to the 90's.
Tuesday 8 am to 11 am
Let Chris crank up your morning with a great mix of oldies, folk, pop, easy listening and light rock.
Tuesday 4 pm to 6 pm
Trike Mike brings you a mixed bag during the first hour of his show including folk, R&B, and new country. The second hour is primarily dedicated to blues and contemporary local Canadian and American artists. Mike is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing and golf as well as adventuring about on his 3 wheeler ATV and motorcycle. He also plays a little harmonica.
Original Gospel and Bluegrass Gospel (with Audrey Wheeler)
Sunday 9 am to noon
Audrey offers original gospel music with a touch of bluegrass gospel on Sunday mornings for seniors and others who can't get to church.
The painting pictured is "Methodist Church in Port Hope" by Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941)
The Road Les Travelled (with Les Smirle)
Wednesday 7 pm to 10 pm
Les brings you favourite songs he's encountered from over the past several decades. Anything goes from folk, roots and blues to 50's doo-wop and 90's suburban angst with a bit of country for good measure. Formerly a mild-mannered paint chemist, Les is ready to express his inner Johnny Fever after 10 years of retirement.
Cliff's Country Classics (with Cliff Pennington)
Friday 1 pm to 4 pm
Featuring real country music mostly from the 1940’s to 1960’s, Country Classics plays the greats of this golden era including George Morgan, Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, Lefty Frizzell, Merle Haggard and more. Each week, the first hour of the show is dedicated to a single country artist featuring his or her biography along with a wide selection (15 to 18 songs) of his or her music. Cliff welcomes requests so you’re cordially invited to give him a call at 705.653.1089 to request your golden country favourite.
Thursday 10 am to 1 pm
Friday Night Oldies with John MacRae
Friday 7 pm to 10 pm
John features a wide variety of tunes from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s with an emphasis on fun and lots of music. He enjoys playing the hits he listened to growing up and later played as a disc jockey in Guelph, Kitchener and Cambridge. John has more than 15 years of On Air experience as a music host, news anchor, reporter and show producer. He has been heard across Canada on the former CKO All-News Radio Network as well as in the United States through UPI and Europe on the BBC.
Wednesday 8 to 10:30 am
Constable Steven Bates from the Northumberland OPP joins us Wednesdays at 10 am for the OPP report.
Folkal Point with Alan Appleby
Monday 3 pm to 6 pm
Town Hall Report 4:45 pm
The Folkal Point show features Canadian artists from the 1960´s folk boom to today´s new talent, particularly lesser known music from southeastern Ontario and the Trent Hills area. The program also offers a wide range of international music. Alan has been involved in live amateur music all his life and is currently a member of the Campbellford Citizen´s Choir. His first love has always been simple homespun folk music accompanied by guitar, banjo, mandolin, autoharp and accordion. Alan is now retired from a career in environmental planning and management.
The Folkal Point Show includes The Radio Town Hall Report, a weekly 15 minute digest of news and happenings in our local municipal governments.
Soul of Jazz (with Debora Windover)
Monday 8 pm to 9 pm
Deb is the former head of nutrition at Peterborough Civic Hospital. In the early 80's, she moved from there into a teaching and administrative career at Sir Sandford Fleming College. After retirement, she has concentrated on transforming her property from wasteland to garden. She calls it "guerrilla gardening". She enjoys jazz and classical music.
Serendipity (with John Sillberg)
Monday 6 pm to 7 pm
Serendipity offers a mix of musical genres, primarily country, jazz and folk. John's taste in music runs the gamut from classical to rock to blues to country. In previous incarnations, he has been a librarian, an educator, been involved in computer services, and acted as head of trades and apprenticeship at the community college level. Now, John enjoys living with Deb, Seymour and Percy on their 3 acres in the country and, of course, volunteering at CKOL.
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Red Rocket Radio
Wednesday 4 pm to 7 pm
The Red Rocket Radio show brings an eclectic mix of many genres of music including jazz, classic rock, pop, soul, rythym & blues, funk, new age, new country, classical and even a touch of hip-hop. Red Rocket’s proportion of Canadian content far exceeds the CRTC standard.
Classic Country and Local Country Talent (with Audrey Wheeler)
Saturday 4 pm to 6 pm
See Friday 6 pm for Audrey's Bio
Ray on the Radio
Thursday 8 pm to 10 pm
Ray on the Radio features local indie bands, Motown, Rock, Folk, 60's, 70's and anything cool. Ray has become a local celebrity through his ongoing support of local music and musicians and has recently launched his own record label with musician Ken Tizzard, called Booth Street Records. The company is based in Campbellford.
Back 40 Blue Grass (with Tom Nickerson)
Thursday 7 pm to 8 pm
See Monday 7pm for Tom's bio
Audrey's Music Mix
Friday 4 pm to 6 pm
From the Archives
Sunday 4 pm to 8 pm
Back 40 Bluegrass & Country (with Tom Nickerson)
Monday 7 pm to 8 pm
Thursday 7 pm to 8 pm
Back 40 brings you the best of bluegrass and old country tunes twice weekly. After retiring from a career in the air force, Tom hit the audio airwaves at CKOL in 2006.
TGIF Music Memories (with Tom Nickerson)
Friday 10 am to 1 pm
See Monday 7 pm for Tom's bio
Friday 8 am to 10 am
Down Memory Lane with Frank
Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm
Down Memory Lane brings you great music from the 20's to the 50's including Dixieland Jazz, Big Band, Easy Listening and British favourites. Frank is a busy guy with his volunteer positions at the Cancer Society Hospice and Community Care. He also acts as Treasurer for the Prostate Cancer Society in Peterborough. When he's got some free time, he enjoys gardening and woodworking.
Happy Helen's Monday Melodies (with Helen MacMillan)
Monday noon to 3 pm
Helen plays a mix of rock and roll oldies from the 60's and 70's guaranteed to suit CKOL listeners who really enjoy the time period.
Kicking It With The Hecker (with Kirk Heckley)
Saturday 8 am to 11 am
A mix of soft rock, jazz, blues, folk and country from the late 1960's to the late 1980's. Favourite musicians include Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Willie Nelson.
Monday 8 am to 10 am
Ray on the Radio from the Vault
Sunday 8 pm to 10 pm
Tune in on Sunday nights for some great music from the Ray on the Radio archives!
Small Time Radio (with John Sillberg)
Sunday noon to 3 pm
Small Time Radio brings you folk and blues until 2 pm and classic 70's rock from 2 to 3 pm. See Monday 7 pm for John's Bio
Acoustic Boogaloo (with Weezie, Louise Eggleton)
Tuesday 6 pm to 8 pm
Weezie has been broadcasting on CKOL since 2001. Her show features a mix of musical genres including folk, rock, country and bluegrass.
Wednesday 10:30 am to 1 pm
Saturday 11 am to noon
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Sunday 3 pm to 4 pm
Rockabilly with Shakey-T
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Saturday 1 pm to 4 pm
Memories with Bob
Tuesday 11 am to 4 pm
Bob takes you back with a mix of music guaranteed to make you sing along or maybe even laugh or cry.