730 CKDM - The Parklands Best

The Watson Art Center in Dauphin continues to host some great singer / songwriters and extremely talented musicians, don't miss Americana Country Roots singer songwriter Tia McGraff, on Friday October 27th at 8pm, enjoy Jon Brooks on Sunday November 12th, and Big Dave McLean on Friday November 24th. For more info on any of these upcoming shows in Dauphin, you can call 638-6231 or go online and check out www.watsonartcentre.com
Saturday, 21 October 2017 10:00

CKDM Top 20 Week Of October 23 and New Adds

WEEK OF OCTOBER 23, 2017 730 CKDM TOP TWENTY MUSIC DIRECTOR: BRUCE LEPERRE The Parkland's Best Music ... 730 CKDM TW LW WO TITLE/ARTIST/LABEL WEEKS @ #1 1 3 12 What Ifs – Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina (RCA Nashville) 1 2 4 9 When It Rains It Pours – Luke Combs (Riverhouse/Columbia Nashville) 3 8 8 Unforgettable – Thomas Rhett (Valory) 4 5 15 More Girls Like You – Kip Moore (MCA Nashville) 5 1 12 All The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney (Blue Chair/Columbia) 1 6 10 4 Waiting On You – Lindsay Ell* (Stoney Creek) 7 7 13 Every Little Thing – Carly Pearce (Big Machine) 8 9 10 Fix A Drink – Chris Janson (Capitol Nashville) 9 12 11 Ask Me How I Know – Garth Brooks (Pearl) 10 14 2 Just Got Paid – Emerson Drive* (Big Star) 11 11 5 Light It Up –…
Friday, 20 October 2017 08:20

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 Downie Donations A doctor in Toronto is comparing Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie to another Canadian icon -- Terry Fox. Dr. Arjun Sahgal of Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital says Downie's openness about his diagnosis with terminal brain cancer will leave a lasting legacy. The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday night at age 53. In the 24 hours after his death was announced, donations to a research fund named in his honour increased notably. As of yesterday afternoon, donations for the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research had reached 1.8 million dollars, up about 100-thousand dollars from the previous day. The fund will support the Gord Downie Fellowship in Brain Oncology and construction of the G. Hurvitz Brain Sciences Centre. Downie's determination to embark on a cross-country tour, release various music projects, and press politicians on Indigenous issues throughout his treatment has also inspired other…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:32

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017 GORD DOWNIE - MOURNED Rush says of the death of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie, ``It's a sad, sad day for Canada and Canadian music.'' Nickelback tweets, ``Thank you for inspiring so many with a well-lived life,'' while k.d. Lang says, ``Swift rebirth Gord Downie.'' Downie was such a beloved figure in Canada, the NBA's Toronto Raptors, the NHL Players' Association and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau all sent condolences. Downie died Tuesday night after a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer. He was 53. --- (Kingston-Memorial) What began as a subdued memorial for Gord Downie organized by city officials in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario grew into an improvised candlelight vigil last night. Fans paid tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman who died Tuesday at the age of 53 with sing-alongs, breakout dance parties and, in one case, by broadcasting classic Hip…
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:32

MUSIC NEWS: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017 CHRIS YOUNG - OPRY MEMBER Chris Young joined the Grand Ole Opry last night and he's still kicking himself for not seeing the invitation coming. Vince Gill had surprised him onstage at the Opry a few weeks ago by inviting him personally. Young says he prides himself on not getting surprised but Gill pulled a fast one. At 32, Young is the youngest current member of the Opry. He's also got a new album out on Friday called ``Losing Sleep.'' --- BIG AND RICH - LAS VEGAS Big and Rich will return to Las Vegas to help with the healing process after the Oct. 1st shootings at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Big and Rich will join Cam for the concert ``Vegas Strong - A Night of Healing'' in Las Vegas tomorrow. Tickets were free and have already been distributed. Donations will be collected…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:43

MUSIC NEWS: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017 ED SHEERAN INJURES ARM Ed Sheeran says he's had ``a bit of a bicycle accident.'' He posted an Instagram photo of his bandaged right arm. He says it may affect some of his upcoming shows and he's awaiting medical advice. Sheeran's Asian tour begins Sunday in Taipei, Taiwan. --- IRON MAIDEN'S EDDIE WILL APPEAR IN ``ANGRY BIRDS'' Eddie, the Iron Maiden mascot, is entering the realm of ``Angry Birds.'' Eddie the Bird will be a playable character in the game ``Angry Birds Revolution,'' out tomorrow. He will be available for two weeks, and players who successfully recruit Eddie the Bird to their teams will keep him forever. He will have four evolutions that represent different Iron Maiden albums. --- JOE JONAS IS GETTING MARRIED Joe Jonas of D-N-C-E is engaged to ``Game of Thrones'' actress Sophie Turner. They both shared the same Instagram photo…
Monday, 16 October 2017 08:30

MUSIC NEWS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017 NELLY - ACCUSER REVERSES COURSE A woman who accused Nelly of rape is dropping her claim against him. Lawyer Karen Koehler said in a statement Friday her client wants to stop the investigation and will refuse to testify in court. The woman had accused Nelly of raping her on his tour bus outside of Seattle last weekend. Nelly was never charged. --- BJORK - CLAIMS HARASSMENT Bjork says she was sexually harassed as an actress by a ``Danish director'' she does not name. Bjork writes on Facebook she discovered the hard way ``a director can touch and harass his actresses at will and the institution of film allows it.'' She says she turned down the director's advances repeatedly and she was framed as the difficult one. She says the director's staff ``enabled and encouraged it.'' Bjork says she believes the director had a better…
Saturday, 14 October 2017 10:00

730 CKDM's TOP 20 SONGS WEEK OF OCTOBER 16

WEEK OF OCTOBER 16, 2017 730 CKDM TOP TWENTY MUSIC DIRECTOR: BRUCE LEPERRE The Parkland's Best Music ... 730 CKDM TW LW WO TITLE/ARTIST/LABEL WEEKS @ #1 1 2 11 All The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney (Blue Chair/Columbia) 1 2 4 13 They Don’t Know – Jason Aldean (Broken Bow) 3 5 11 What Ifs – Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina (RCA Nashville) 4 8 8 When It Rains It Pours – Luke Combs (Riverhouse/Columbia Nashville) 5 6 14 More Girls Like You – Kip Moore (MCA Nashville) 6 14 4 Dear Life – High Valley* (Atlantic/WEA) 7 7 12 Every Little Thing – Carly Pearce (Big Machine) 8 9 7 Unforgettable – Thomas Rhett (Valory) 9 11 9 Fix A Drink – Chris Janson (Capitol Nashville) 10 16 3 Waiting On You – Lindsay Ell* (Stoney Creek) 11 19 4 Light It Up – Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville)…
Friday, 13 October 2017 08:36

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 JASON ALDEAN - ON STAGE Country star Jason Aldean brought the party back yesterday, but the fun was tempered. Three songs into his show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he launched into a five-minute speech honouring the 58 killed including four Canadians and nearly 500 hurt when a gunman opened fire in Las Vegas as he was performing on stage. Aldean took a defiant tone as he in telling concertgoers to resist living in fear, and he called for more of the national unity he's seen since the attack. Fans pumped their fists and held up American flags as Aldean continued. Aldean cancelled shows in California last week to mourn those killed Oct. 1st at the outdoor Route 91 festival. --- CMT - ``ARTISTS OF THE YEAR'' One of the C-M-T Artists of the Year says the right song at the right moment can bring everyone…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 08:38

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 FOREIGNER-MUSICAL It's been 40 years since Foreigner released its first album and now the songs of the legendary rock group are being made into a musical. ``Jukebox Hero'' will tell the story of the hard-hit town of Blaydon, Pennsylvania that is saved with the emergence of a rock group that helps bring in new industry. Speaking in Calgary yesterday, Mick Jones, the founder of Foreigner, said he ran into singer Diana Ross 20 years ago and she suggested to him that the song ``Jukebox Hero'' should be made into a musical. He said it's been on his mind ever since. Jones said about a dozen of the group's songs will be in the musical, including ``I Want To Know What Love Is,'' ``Waiting For A Girl Like You,'' ``Hot Blooded.'' ``Urgent'' and of course, ``Jukebox Hero.'' --- UNIVERSITY-ARCHIVE The largest music archive in Canada…
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