CFRC Programs

NameDescriptionGenreTimeslotsLinks Actions
Aboriginal Voices
Indigenous News, Views and Music with Sean & Doug
Indigenous News and Music
Tue: 6:00 pm
Absolutely Frivolous
Laugh along with Cindy on her long-running comedy show!
Comedy; Spoken Word
Thu: 5:30 pm
Abstractions Scored
Understanding the world of art through musical interpretation
Mon: 10:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 am
Join Midhat for a deep dive on artists who have turned recording studios into their laboratories, experimenting with different genres throughout their careers.
Genre-bending artists, covers, and samples
Fri: 3:00 pm
Alphabet Soup
Roam freely through musical genres, styles, and decades with Hayden.
Indie, Alternative
Tue: 10:00 am
Portuguese language music, local news & culture
Sun: 6:00 pm
Audio Buffet
Devan, Brian, and Rebecca lay out an auditory spread for your Wednesday morning
Wed: 7:00 am
A Working Knowledge
Dad Rock but cooler.
Indie; Rock; post-punk; experimental
Wed: 10:00 pm
Beat Banter
Sarah and Aidan bring you the best in friendly banter and sick beats.
Thu: 1:00 pm
Fri: 6:00 am
Between Friends
Join Sofia and Madison as they share and expand their (and your) musical horizons!
Indie pop and rock
Wed: 4:00 pm
Biggest River Delta
An upbeat, fun program that specializes in music from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India.
Thu: 4:00 pm
BioTek Beat
Biotechnology news, lectures and more!
Topical Spoken Word
Wed: 5:30 pm
Ty and Sinead highlight the underground and the unknown!
Mon: 6:00 am
Wed: 3:00 pm
Campus Beat/Viewpoints
Campus news from Queen's University.
Campus News
Tue: 5:30 pm
Canadian Shield
Classic Canadian music with Jim!
Classic Rock
Sat: 4:00 pm
CAYA Radio
Matt Almeida spinning the freshest tracks!
Hip hop, house, electronica
Sun: 11:00 am
CFRC Live Sessions
Live cuts from CFRC's Studio A
Live Music recorded at CFRC!
Thu: 11:00 am
CPR-CFRC Prison Radio
Prison issues radio program and monthly Calls from Home Series
Topical Spoken Word
Wed: 7:00 pm
Dark Glasses
Jazz and other stuff with Professor of History and Queen's Principal Emeritus Daniel Woolf
Jazz and other genres
Mon: 2:00 pm
Thu: 6:00 am
Deconstructing Genres
Chronological overviews of the evolution of different music genres with deep dives into quintessential bands, historical influences, and instrumental idiosyncracies
Wed: 10:00 am
Democracy Now
Syndicated - daily global independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
Mon: 12:00 pm
Tue: 12:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 pm
Different Circles
Deena's adventure through sound every Friday afternoon!
Fri: 1:00 pm
Dirty Laundry
Airing it all out for the midnight weirdos
Sat: 12:00 am
Catchy, undeniable songs that will stick with you all day long.
Jazz, Soul, R&B
Mon: 1:00 pm
Facts with Dacks
A weekly show covering everything you need to know in the world of professional sports.
Thu: 6:00 pm
Fairy Lights
Soft Indie Pop with Jade!
Sleepy Indie Pop
Wed: 6:00 am
Mon: 8:00 pm
Far Field
Exploring electronic, experimental, and modern classical music throughout the troposphere
Ambient, Experimental
Mon: 9:00 pm
Finding a Voice
Poetry & Poetic Concerns with Bruce Kauffman
Poetry; Spoken Word
Fri: 4:00 pm
Folk Everything
Folk This, Folk That
Sat: 10:00 am
Gender Talk
Trans News & Views with Theresa & Erin
Topical Spoken Word
Girlie So Groovie
Syndicated - a show dedicated to the women who rock and the people who love them
Pop; Indie; Rock; Alternative; Folk etc.
Sat: 8:00 am
Global A Go Go
Syndicated - world music that rocks!
Mon: 3:00 pm
Grad Chat
Discussions with Queen's graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows about their research
Topical Spoken Word
Tue: 4:00 pm
Happy Town
Traditional Acoustic Gems Curated by local musician Jon McLurg
Bluegrass, Gospel, Folk
Sun: 1:00 pm
Harder Clip
Independent music from China and Japan with a focus on hardcore.
Hardcore, Hard Dance, EDM, Rave
Fri: 8:00 pm
Here & Now
The past, present, and future hits in the world of rock/soft rock
Rock/Soft Rock
Sat: 8:00 pm
The Kingston Sound Collective is spinning hot tracks every Saturday night live from CFRC!
Sat: 9:00 pm
If Music Could Talk
A diverse collection of genres and styles designed to expand your horizons!
Sat: 6:00 am
Indie Wakeup Call
Indie music for your morning commute with a different host every morning!
Indie pop and rock
Mon: 8:02 am
Tue: 8:02 am
Wed: 8:02 am
Thu: 8:02 am
Fri: 8:02 am
Indigenous in Music
Syndicated - great Indigenous music with Larry Knudsen!
Mon: 10:00 am
In the House
Weekly DJ Sets by David with the latest and greatest in Deep House, Future House and more!
House; Future House; Electronic; Deep House
Thu: 11:00 pm
IWA Radio Takeover
An hour of music and talk with the Independent Wrestling Academy
Talk, Rock, Synth, Post-Punk
Julian Taylor's Jukebox
Syndicated - new folk, roots and blues music
Garage Rock, Indie Pop & Rock
Sun: 3:00 pm
KaKaow AIR Interview
KaKaow's Artist in Residency Interview
Kingston Currents
Local News with Christena Lawrie
News and Topical Spoken Word
Thu: 11:30 am
Tue: 5:00 pm
Kingston Live!
The March edition of Kingston Live!
Kitchen Sink
Paige plays a little bit of everything, including the Kitchen Sink!
Thu: 10:00 pm
Let It Happen
Indie, pop, rock and more!
Indie Pop and Rock
Sat: 1:00 pm
Listening Queerly
Queer music across genres with Lauren!
Tue: 11:00 am
Isabelle and Darci's multifaceted musical MENU
Wed: 8:00 pm
Midnight Minion Minuet
Uncensored, unhinged, undeniable
Hip Hop, Nu-Metal, Noise, Heavy Metal
Monday Morning Mixtape
A curated playlist based around a new theme for each week.
Mon: 7:00 am
More Noise, Please
A non-stop barrage of feedback, fuzz and distortion for your listening displeasure hosted by SuperJen.
Noise, synth-punk, experimental, industrial
Fri: 10:00 pm
News Brief
Daily News Brief
News & Sports
Mon: 8:00 am
Tue: 8:00 am
Wed: 8:00 am
Fri: 8:00 am
Thu: 8:00 am
CFRC's most varied variety show.
Metal, Electronic, Obscure, Classical, Ambient, World, Indie, Jazz, Noise, Hardcore, Anything, Everything
Mon: 6:00 pm
Orchestral Manoeuvres after Dark
New and Vintage Canadian & International New wave, post punk, garage rock, electronica, sweet remixes and more with DJ Squared!
New Wave, Post Punk, Garage, Indie Pop, Electronica
Sun: 11:00 pm
Past Tense
Post-hardcore, slowcore, noise rock, math rock, and indie rock
Indie Rock; Noise Rock, Math Rock etc.
Wed: 9:00 pm
Plugged in my Ears
A sports variety show covering everything from hockey to rugby.
Sports, Talk
Thu: 2:00 pm
Queen's Law Hour
Queen's Law Students with Hot Legal Topics
News and Topical Spoken Word
Tue: 2:00 pm
Rainbow Country
Syndicated - 2SLGBTQ+ focused music, interviews and more!
Pop/Rock & Topical Spoken Word
Wed: 11:00 pm
Road Trip
Crank up the radio with Matt and Nick on their Road Trip!
Tue: 9:00 pm
Rockum Radio
Rock out with Gino Alache for two hours of Hard Rock & Heavy Metal! All welcome, Spanish & English spoken!
Hard Rock & Heavy Metal
Tue: 10:00 pm
RVF Podcast
Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) is back for its 26th year!
Talk, French Language & Culture
Sad Song Central
Sad music for sad people and not sad people with Emily.
Thu: 3:00 pm
Salt Water Music
East Coast Jams
Folk; Rock; Pop etc.
Fri: 6:00 pm
Screening in Kingston
Movie News and Reviews with Mike, Taylor and Friends!
Topical Spoken Word
Tue: 3:00 pm
Set the Scene
Join Kate as she explores the connection between music and the way it is contextualized through setting with a new theme each week.
Tue: 1:00 pm
Shed Progressions
Smooth Jazz with Nik Yuen
Mon: 11:00 pm
Tue: 6:00 am
Sports Rundown
A sports program focusing on local sports news in Kingston
Sports, Talk
Swing Swang Swung
Jazz at its best with Dave Coon!
Sat: 2:00 pm
Tapping the Ether
Metal and metallic subgenres of fun
Heavy Metal
The Blues Project
Blues music and stories
Blues; Blues Rock
The Charts
Weekly Top 15 Canadian Indie albums across genres with DJ Squared
Indie Pop; Rock; Jazz; Country; Folk etc.
Fri: 10:00 am
Thu: 7:00 am
The Corridor
Local and Regional News
News, Talk
Thu: 5:00 pm
The Intersection of Folk and Hyperpop
Folk and Electronic!
Contemporary Folk; Singer-Songwriter; Electronic Pop; EDM
Wed: 6:00 pm
The Kingstonian
Host David Cunningham profiles Kingstonians who love doing what they do
Topical Spoken Word
The Mood with May
May sets the Mood every Wednesday morning
Wed: 11:00 am
The Night Shift
Syndicated - A diverse adventurous mix hosted by Luca Capone
Jazz; Hip Hop etc.
Fri: 11:00 pm
The Rat Ring
Metal for Rats with Cooper
Grindcore, Death Metal, Crust Punk, Sludge,
Tue: 12:00 am
The Sonic Cafe
Syndicated variety with Scott Clark
Fri: 7:00 am
The Weave
Garage rock & more with local musician The Weave!
Indie; Rock; Punk: Pop; Surf; Garage
Sun: 9:30 pm
The Witching Hour
Into the core with Chris.
Metalcore, Post-Hardcore, Electronic
Wed: 12:00 am
Things I Will Keep
Eclectic Indie
Genres are dead (but I like rock music the most)
Thu: 7:00 pm
This Just In!
New music fresh from the mail, hosted by our music library manager, Chancelor!
Thu: 10:00 am
Today in YGK
Local Kingston and Area News Headlines
Wed: 5:00 pm
Mon: 5:00 pm
Under the Olive Tree
Syndicated - Palestinian Diaspora news & views
Topical Spoken Word
Fri: 11:00 am
UpFront Soul
120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down.
Soul, Funk, R&B
Sat: 6:00 pm
Way Back Country Jamboree
Old Timey Country & Gospel & Bluegrass Favorites
Country; Gospel; Bluegrass
Sun: 8:00 am
What in the World / World Beat Canada
World music on a biweekly basis.
Tue: 8:00 pm
Anything and everything with DJ LFN (Erin)
Indie pop, rock, electronica etc.
Fri: 2:00 pm
Words and Culture
Words and Culture weaves conversations with Indigenous language and knowledge keepers together with music by Indigenous artists.
Talk, Current Affairs, Indigenous Music
Tue: 4:30 pm
Yellow Brit Road
CFRC's British and Irish introducing music show!
Alternative, indie, rock, post punk, neo-jazz, RnB, hip hop
Sun: 8:00 pm
Zodiac Chiller
Star charts and chit chat!
indie, classic rock, folk, whatever
Thu: 9:00 pm