28 February, 2014 – Mike Pardy from “Pardy of 1″ made the trip from Mount Forrest, North of Guelph, to join Eric for a Friday Night Jam! Listeners were treated to some sweet live tunes on a singer-songwriter theme night. If you want to know more about Mike, check out his Facebook page!
14 February, 2014 – Island Radio is looking for a new volunteer to join the family: Director of Sponsorships! If you love working with people, want to develop your interpersonal skills or like to get some sales experience, then Island Radio may have the position for YOU! Talk to us about joining the greatest community radio station team! For more info about this volunteer position, contact Larry Jensen at 613-331-3451 or firstname.lastname@example.org
28 January, 2014 – Ellis Wolfreys, host of the popular Wolf’s Den, was joined LIVE in studio by talented Briannah Cotton and friends on January 15th. Briannah is 17 years old and hails from Lindsay, Ontario. If you missed the show you can always listen to it on demand by clicking the “Past Shows” link in the top menu bar. If you want to hear more from Briannah, you can check out her music on SoundCloud.
January 25, 2014 – Eric Tremblay, host of the Friday Night Radio Show reached his milestone 100th show last night. About 1 hour into the broadcast, a party erupted as many Island Radio volunteers arrived with snacks to celebrate with Eric. (l-to-r) Keith “Dr. Love” Miller, Diane Pierce, Erin Merry, Michele LeLay, Eric Tremblay, Dan Simpson, Cathy Christmas, Larry Jensen and Dayle Gowan. (Photographer: Sherri Jensen)
Dan Simpson, host of the Island Sunrise Show joined Eric on the air to prove to listeners that a party was going on!
Erin Merry and Eric, signing off at the end of the night. Here’s to the next 100 shows!!! Thank you everyone!
January 24, 2014 – Ron Ruttan, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greater Kingston and Frontenac, and Kelly Squier, Office and Volunteer Manager, joined Larry on the Friday Morning Show today. They had great discussions about the contribution that Habitat for Humanity makes to our community.
January 3, 2014 – Island Radio is pleased to announce that Mike’s Truck, Moving and Delivery Service is the new exclusive sponsor for Nic Rossetti’s Afternoon Delight. Service to, from, and throughout Amherst Island. Free Estimates and Friendly Honest Service. Storage Services available. Smaller Deliveries or a Full Truckload. We serve all your local Moving Needs, with our Professional Movers and Equipment. Visit www.MikesTruck.ca or Call 613 352-7804. REMEMBER IF YOU’RE STUCK WITHOUT A TRUCK, CALL MIKE!
January 2, 2014 – Kaela Simpson from Canadian Tapped Promotions was at Island Radio joining Eric on the Friday Night Show. The entire night focused on bands that will make waves in 2014. Curious about what songs they played? The show is archived and ready for you to stream on demand whenever you wish.
December 23, 2013 – From the volunteer staff at Island Radio, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! Best wishes to you and your family during this joyful holiday season.
14 December, 2013 Special guests last week on The Wolf’s Den included Lorraine Marie Shalitis (aka The Patsy Cline Girl), Jonathan “Stompin Tom” Finland and Bruce Forsyth – all from Trenton area. It was a great afternoon of live music from the milkhouse. It happens every Wednesday 2pm-5pm. Tune in and find out who the next live artist is going to be.
Jonathan “Stompin Tom” Finland and Bruce Forsyth
Ellis and Lorraine Marie hammin’ it up for the camera.
Jon and Lorraine Marie.
12 December, 2013 – Island Radio family and friends gathered yesterday at Susan Filson’s home on Amherst Island for a fun filled evening of snacks, stories, music and sing alongs. Special thanks to both Susan and Garry for being such gracious hosts!
7 December, 2013 – For two week’s in a row, Pete Jardine was in the milk house with Eric for the Friday Night Radio Show. Pete’s a master of music information about all things Beetles and Grateful Dead. He’s working up a possible show idea for next year that will focus on 60s and 70s music. Groovy Baby!
5 December, 2013 – A Cuppa tea in The County. CJAI’s Friday Morning Show host Larry Jensen stopped by Terry Culbert and Barb Hogenauer’s home in Prince Edward County. Terry and Brian Little originated the Friday Morning Show on Island Radio in June of 2006. Larry became the full-time host last January.
28 October, 2013 – Halloween starts early on Amherst Island: the Goddess of Amherst Island with an early sighting of a Boo Footed Blueby only on the Udder Morning Show.
Then it continued as half the Island showed up to wish station manager Dayle and Eloise Gowan a great trip down south!
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25 October, 2013 – Kris & Dee were in studio this morning with Larry Jensen on the Friday Morning Show. They took the opportunity to discuss their new CD release BLOOM that was recorded in Bath at the Bathhouse Studios as well as their upcoming opening concert for Valdy at the Kingston LiveWire Music Series on November 15th.
21 October, 2013- He’s BAAAACK! That’s right – Nic Rossetti comes back to the CJAI airwaves this Saturday October 26th. After a brief hiatus, the Afternoon Delight is back LIVE on the air from 4pm to 6pm every Saturday. Bringing you yesterday’s favourites on today’s radio, Nic is always looking for requests and comments from listeners. Be sure to send him a note! Welcome back Nic!
15 October, 2013 – Save the date! The CJAI Annual General Meeting is open to the public and is taking place on Wednesday November 13, 2013, at the Neilson Store Museum on Amherst Island. Refreshments will be available. Come and find out what your community radio station is all about and ask about volunteer opportunities too! We are here to work together.
11 October, 2013 If you grow up on Amherst Island, then you are an Islander forever. That’s what people say about musician Jeff Pearce. He recently reunited with David Usher, Mark Makoway and Kevin Young as the rock band MOIST and they are going back on tour. Jan Murphy from the Kingston Whig Standard recently sat down with Jeff to get his perspective about the band’s history and its future. Check out the article here. Jeff recently sat down with Dayle Gowan, host of the Udder Morning Show, to discuss the reunion and to update listeners on what’s been going on recently. Click here to have a listen.
11 October, 2013: Amherst Island’s Judy Bierma dropped in on Cathy and Eric during the Friday Night Radio Show to keep them company. While in the studio she regaled listeners with tales of her adventures on the high seas! Sailing a 34 foot sailboat across the Atlantic! WOW! Listen to her stories here.
6 October, 2013: Island Radio’s very own Steve Kennedy performed as part of Crooked Wood at the Warring House in Picton on Saturday October 5th. When not delighting patrons with live music, Steve can be found co-hosting Up Steeve’s Sleeves with Keith Miller. There were 20+ die-hard “Sleevers” in attendance to cheer on Crooked Wood’s performance on Saturday Night!
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