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12 January, 2017 – New Show Alert! Bach’s Sacred Gifts!
J.S. Bach wrote many sacred cantatas for his local church in Leipzig.  These cantatas are glorious bits of music. Hosed by Carl McCrosky, “Bach’s Sacred Gifts” will play several of these cantatas in a one hour program each Sunday morning 9-10am as a sort of warm up for those who go to church or those who have quiet Sunday morning breakfasts at home.

07 January, 2017 – New Show Alert! The Scott Jackson Show!

CKLC 1380 alumnus Scott Jackson is BACK on the airwaves in Eastern Ontario with the Scott Jackson Show! Airing Tuesdays from 9-10pm right here on your Amherst Island Radio, Scott will entertain you with some amazing tunes and some throwback stories to his time in Kingston during the 80’s. If you can’t get enough Scott, be sure to tune into to his Retro Show on Saturdays on Life 100.3 in Barrie.

Scott Jackson Show

19 November, 2016 – New Show: 150 Years Made in Canada


Janet Scott and Keith Miller are joining forces for a new Tuesday morning show called: 150 Years Made in Canada.

Together they have a combined age of 150 years!  WOW!  They bring all their wisdom, knowledge and great senses of humour together to entertain you from 7-9am every Tuesday morning.  Tune in to hear great stories about Amherst Island, Eastern Ontario and Canada!


17 November, 2016 – New Show: Rick’s Revival

ricksrevivalWe have a new show called “Rick’s Revival” featuring music mostly from the 70’s and mostly pop, easy listening and some rock, stories, anecdotes, memories, history, TV trivia. Also showcasing local musical talent and live interviews with various guests promoting local events such as the Bath Canada Day celebrations and  charitable activities.



Dayle Gowan and Susan Filson, hosts of The Udder Morning Show get very excited to celebrate the Christmas season and this year they will be doing so Monday, November 28th through December 19th.

Each of the four Mondays, listeners can just call in while they are on music and put their name in for a draw at the end of the show for a $25 gift certificate from Creative Gifts & Baskets in Amherstview.  All callers names will also be in for a draw on December 19th for a gift basket prepared by Mabel at Creative Gifts & Baskets.  There will be a few random draws during those four weeks as well, so be sure to tune in.

Mabel at Creative Gifts & Baskets has been a supporter of CJAI Amherst Island radio for a number of years and her store is the shop to go to for that special gift or to treat yourself.  They are located @ 6 Speers Ave., in The Heritage Plaza in Amherstview, between the BMO bank & the new Garrett’s Meat Shop, who are a new advertiser on CJAI.  Be sure and order your Christmas turkey or ham early at Garrett’s.

Mabel is having an Xmas Open House on Dec. 03 & 04 with store wide sales, treats and customer appreciation gifts. Be sure to drop in and check it out.


6 November, 2016 – Please join us at our Annual General Meeting this Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, at 7pm at the Neilson Store Museum, 5220 Front Road, Stella, Ontario.

Amherst Island Radio Annual General Meeting - Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, 7pm, at Neilson Store Museum, 5220 Front Road, Stella

23 October, 2016 – Amherst Island Radio was voted as the Local Business That Supports Local Music at the 2016 Kingston Ontario Music Conference. The award plaque was presented at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in Kingston last Saturday. WOW! Congratulations to the entire volunteer family, to the listeners and to the sponsorship partners. We are a great Team and we earned this all together!

08 October, 2016 – SBT Comics & Games is the newest partner at Amherst Island Radio! Located at 775 Strand Blvd in Kingston, they have a wide selection of Comics, Games, Trading Cards, Action figures and more! Be sure to Like them on Facebook! SBT Comics & Games is the exclusive sponsor of Kaela & Adam’s Geek Positive Radio Show airing every Monday night 7-9pm. Check it out!!!!


02 October, 2016 – Savour the difference! The Wilton Cheese Factory is one of the new partners at Amherst Island Radio. They are the new exclusive sponsor of Judy and Terry’s program, The Cheesemaker’s Daughter, on Thursday evenings. This locally owned cheese factory has been in operation since 1867 because of the amazing quality and popular varieties of products they sell. Drop into their storefront in Wilton and say hi!


25 September, 2016 – It is with sadness that we announce that we have lost one of our former volunteer family members at Amherst Island Radio: Cheryl Saunders, host of the Beaver’s Bark. Cheryl left us on Saturday August 21st after a very short illness. She was one not to waste time in life; if she was not seen out with her camera or attending meetings with the Kingston Photography Club, she could be found creating and selling her jewlery at the Sunday Farmers Market in Bath. Rest in peace in that big radio station in the sky.


05 September, 2016 – Here we grow again! Two new shows are starting in September: Caribbean Vibes and Geek Positive Radio.

Caribbean Vibes, with Peter St Marthe, brings a little taste of authentic Caribbean music to your Sunday afternoons (5-7pm) while Geek Positive Radio, with Kaela Simpson and Adam Wemp, provides you a safe place to let your inner-nerd out every Monday 7-9pm. Check out the new show pages for more details!


15 August, 2016 – New Show Alert! Overtones, a new radio show on Amherst Island Radio, will present a broad selection of classical music to the listening audience at 5-7PM on Thursdays. The Overtones host, Carl McCrosky, will discuss of the nature, structure, and history of the music, as well as the quality of performances. But most of Overtone’s air time will be dedicated to some of the best classical music of our civilization. So tune in, relax and enjoy! Lilly-Bergmanm


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