CFCR's 2014 AGM:
BE THERE!

April 23, 2014
CFCR's AGM is quickly approaching. Be sure to have your voice heard. Vote. Become a member on the CRSS Board! Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WINNERS!

April 16, 2014
A big thank you to everyone who jumped on the CFCR bandwagon and got themselves a shiny new yellow 2014/15 Membership Card! We very happy to see many of you returning as a member, as well as wave of new people taking advantage of the perks of being a CFCR member! Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS
ALIVE!

March 25, 2014
CFCR’s Annual Membership Drive is alive, which takes place from March 31st to April 13th. The time is here to renew or sign up for a shiny new 2014/15 CFCR Membership Card.  In fact, your wallet is incomplete without one! Read More

CFCR & THE USSU PRESENT
THE 3RD ANNUAL WOMEN'S DAY FUNDRAISER

March 5, 2014
CFCR and the USSU present the 3rd Annual International Women’s Day Fundraiser on Saturday, March 8th at Louis’ Loft on the U of S Campus! Read More

WIN: 2014 JAZZ FESTIVAL
TICKETS!

March 5, 2014
CFCR is teaming up with the Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival to give CFCR members a chance to win a pair of tickets to some prime show before anyone else. Click here to find out how! Read More

CFCR PROUDLY SUPPORTS
2014 HOMELESSNESS RADIO MARATHON

February 21, 2014
CFCR is proud to participate and support the 12th annual Homelessness Radio Marathon, hosted by CJSR in Edmonton. Read More

CFCR'S CHINESE NEW
YEAR CELEBRATION!

January 6, 2014
CFCR 90.5FM celebrates Chinese New Year 2014… the “Year of the Horse.” Come join us at The Mandarin (245 20th St. W) on Friday, January 31st, for a fantastic multi-course meal and whole bunch of fun! Read More

CFCR T-SHIRT BLOWOUT:
ALL SHIRTS $10!

January 2, 2014
Were your clothes reduced to tattered rags over the holidays? Well, CFCR has you covered! All CFCR T-Shirts are $10 for the month of January! Read More

CFCR HOLIDAY HOURS

December 23, 2013
Just a reminder that the CFCR office will be closed on Dec. 25th, 26th, 27th and Jan. 1st. But don't fret! We'll continue to have fabulous programming throughout the holiday season. As a wise man once said - "Good music does not take a holiday". Keep cozy and have a very happy holiday season, y'all. Read More

CFCR THANKS YOU
FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

December 6, 2013
As many of you are aware, there have been some big fundraising efforts happening here at CFCR over the past few months. Here’s a little look into how it all went! Read More

JOIN US FOR CFCR'S 11th ANNUAL ART AUCTION!

October 9, 2013
CFCR's 11th Annual "Artists for Alternative Radio" Art Auction Fundraiser is fast approaching. Get your tickets today! Read More

OUR 2013 FM-PHASIS EARLY
BIRD WINNERS ARE...

October 8, 2013
We have a winner! Well, two of them to be exact. Huge congrats to the following FM-Phasis 2013 Donors that got their pledge paid in time for our fabulous Early Bird Prizes! Read More

YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE
TO FM-PHASIS 2013!

September 3, 2013
It’s that time again! As is the case every September, CFCR is proud to present our annual FM-Phasis fundraising drive! And so, we bring you "Hz So Good," a two-week funding campaign that aims to raise $70,000 for Saskatoon’s one and only community radio station. Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST 2013
LINEUP!

September 3, 2013
Join CFCR and friends for FM-Phasis Fest 2013, where we celebrate great Canadian music while raising money to keep Community Radio in Saskatoon alive! Read More

WIN: TICKETS TO THE REGINA
FOLK FESTIVAL

July 25, 2013
CFCR MEMBERS! Here's your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to the Regina Folk Festival, taking place in beautiful Victoria Park in downtown Regina on August 9th, 10th, and 11th! Read More

WIN: NESS CREEK
FESTIVAL PASSES

July 10, 2013
CFCR and Ness Creek want to send you and a friend to the 23rd Annual Ness Creek Music Festival, taking place July 19 - 21, 2013! Read More

CFCR'S SLED ISLAND
SHOWCASE!

June 1, 2013
CFCR is headed back to the Sled Island Festival in Calgary. Wanna join us for a lot of fun? You probably should. Read More

ENTER TO WIN:
MoSo FESTIVAL PASSES!

May 22, 2013
CFCR wants YOU to attend MoSo Fest 2013. FOR FREE!! Click below for more details. Read More

ENTER TO WIN: SLED ISLAND
FESTIVAL PASSES!

April 15, 2013
CFCR is giving members a chance to win your way to the 7th Annual Sled Island Festival, taking place in Calgary, AB from June 19-22, 2013. You wanna win? Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE:
A ROCKIN' GOOD TIME

April 8, 2013
Our membership drive was a huge success. And we couldn't have done it without you. A lot of you. Don't have your card? It's never too late. Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
$5 SHOW!

April 8, 2013
CFCR’s Annual Membership is upon us, which officially runs from April 1st – 14th. We've got a whole bunch of great ways to get your hands on a membership card, including an awesome $5 local show! Read More

ENTER TO WIN: A
4:20 PRIZE PACK!

April 8, 2013
CFCR and The Joint present one mother of a CFCR members draw – a chance to win an incredible 4:20 prize package! Read More

WOMEN'S DAY FUNDRAISER
RAISES $1470.11!

March 15, 2013
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2nd Annual International Women’s Day fundraiser, held at Paved Arts this past Friday! It was a huge success! Read More

MY CITY SPEAKS: HOW THE
ARTS IMPACT OUR COMMUNITY

February 21, 2013
CFCR is proud to present My City Speaks: How the Arts Impact our Community, Thursday February 28th at the Bassment. Join us for an evening of engaging presentations, featuring guest speakers from across Saskatoon’s vibrant arts community. Read More

BE INVOLVED IN OUR
WOMENS DAY EVENT!

February 6, 2013
Artists! Artisans! Crafters! CFCR invites you to be involved in our 2nd annual International Women’s Day fundraiser, to be held at PAVED Arts on Friday, March 8th, 2013. Read More

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM CFCR!

December 21, 2012
CFCR is proud to be on the air 24 hours a day over the holidays! Most of our regular programming will be hosted LIVE by members of our amazing volunteer team, and in the wee hours, you can count on the All-Nighter for a late night dose of Canadian jams. Read More

CFCR BROADCAST BACK UP!
NOW WITH LESS STATIC!

December 21, 2012
After a static-filled morning on the CFCR airwaves, we've fixed the problem and are back broadcasting in our full glory! Big thanks to the great folks at Pippin Technical, who were on the scene shortly after the problem was discovered and were able to fix things very quickly. Thanks once again to all you loyal listeners for your patience. Blame it on the (non) end of the world! Read More

CFCR SIGNAL ISSUES

December 21, 2012
You probably noticed that CFCR wasn't sounding so great on the air this morning. Whether the Mayans were right or a flock of seagulls just dive-bombed our transmitter tower, we're trying to locate the problem and get the fantastic, static-free broadcast back up and running as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience! Read More

CFCR ONLINE STREAM
GETS QUALITY BOOST!

December 17, 2012
If you listen to CFCR's broadcast online, you may have noticed a marked improvement to the audio quality today. If you haven't checked out our webcast yet, it's a great time to start! Read More

WIN: TICKETS TO SEARCHING
FOR SUGAR MAN

November 27, 2012
CFCR and the Broadway Theatre present the encore run of Searching For Sugar Man, a story of two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. CFCR Members - win tickets! Read More

CFCR'S 10TH ANNUAL
ART AUCTION! SUCCESS!

November 23, 2012
CFCR's 10th annual art auction, Artists For Alternative Radio, was an incredible success! Both live and silent auctions were held, raking in a whopping $24,025. Of that, CFCR Community Radio receives $11,474! Read More

WIN: TICKETS TO LEONARD COHEN

November 6, 2012
CFCR members! The ticket wagon strikes again! We have tickets to Leonard Cohen at Credit Union Centre on Tuesday, November 20th. Enter to win now! Read More

FM-PHASIS 2012 GRAND
PRIZE WINNERS!

November 5, 2012
Check out the FM-PHASIS Grand Prize winners! Four amazing prize packages went to lucky FM-PHASIS donors! Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST LINEUP

September 6, 2012
CFCR is excited. Very excited. We're damn excited, even. Our annual FM-PHASIS FEST lineup is now officially revealed, and many of favorite locals (and a few out of towners) are joining to help celebrate and fundraise for CFCR Community Radio. Read More

CFCR'S FM-PHASIS 2012:
TUNE IN, TURN UP!

September 4, 2012
CFCR is super, super, super (super) excited to unveil the logo design and slogan for our upcoming fundraising drive, FM-Phasis, which runs from September 15-28, 2012. Read More

THIS WEEK ON THE BUZZ!

September 4, 2012
Check out the fine guests stopping by The Buzz, happening every weekday from 5-6pm! Read More

BOB HQ BACK TO
SCHOOL PROMO!

August 31, 2012
CFCR wants you get your name in a draw for a fabulous gift card from BOB Headquarters on Broadway! Read More

CFCR WELCOMES A NEW
SHOW TO THE AIRWAVES

August 30, 2012
CFCR is very pleased to welcome a brand new show to our Multicultural Weekend lineup! Read More

LISTEN: AROUND THE WORLD
IN 800 WATTS

August 15, 2012
Don't miss CFCR's FolkFest preview feature "Around the World in 800 Watts," airing on The Buzz this week from Tuesday to Thursday! Read More

FORMER CFCR MANAGER
PASSES AWAY

August 14, 2012
The Community Radio family was saddened to learn of the passing of Phil Sapieha on August 7, 2012 at the age of 66. Read More

JOIN CFCR.. TODAY!

August 11, 2012
Wanna become a CFCR volunteer host? Follow the jump to find out how! Read More

LISTEN: FRINGE FEST FLYER!

August 10, 2012
The Saskatoon 2012 Fringe Theatre Festival runs until August 10th, and once again CFCR brings you the Fringe Fest Flyer, a 30-minute segment covering all things Fringe Festival! This year, our most excellent Fringe correspondents Franny and Ishmael give you previews, interviews, and all you need to know when heading to the Fringe. Read More

WIN: ANVIL TICKETS

July 27, 2012
CFCR MEMBERS! We have a pair of tickets to Anvil, Titans Eve, Untimely Demise, Lavagoat, Agony Spawn, and Caym, taking place at the Odeon, Tuesday July 31st! Read More

R.I.P. GORD WALBURN: 1925-2012

July 12, 2012
We pay tribute to long-time Saskatoon broadcaster and instrumental campus/communtiy radio figure Gord Walburn, who passed away this week in Winnipeg. Read More

CFCR WELCOMES NEW
BOARD MEMBERS

May 25, 2012
Thanks to everyone who attended the 2012 CFCR AGM that was held at Amigos Cantina this past Tuesday. We'd like to welcome a few new faces to the Board of Directors. Have a look-see! Read More

CFCR RETURNS TO SLED ISLAND

May 17, 2012
CFCR and Planet S Magazine are proud to present "Peace from One Province East", a showcase of Saskatoon bands at the Sled Island Music Festival in Calgary. After the success of last year's inaugural CFCR SK showcase, we've decided to pack the minivan and caravan on down the highway! Read More

GET TO KNOW A
CFCR VOLUNTEER!

May 10, 2012
Normally, CFCR is pretty modest. But when it comes to our volunteers, we become soccer mom-calibre braggarts. So, we're happy to present the second installment of our feature called "Get to Know a CFCR Volunteer" where you can... well... get to know a CFCR volunteer. This round, we chat with host of the Thursday RCMP Kevin McGuigan-Scott (aka Mr. November)! Read More

CFCR WEB STREAM
BACK UP AND RUNNING!

May 8, 2012
After the explosive power outage yesterday, CFCR's webstream was feeling a little worse for wear. But our amazing technical team (aka Justen Rokstad) has re-combobulated the thing-a-ma-jig and we're back to streaming our live content online. Read More

CFCR: NOW WITH POWER!

May 7, 2012
A power outage in downtown Saskatoon took us off the air for four hours today, but we're back up and running on the FM airwaves, with the online broadcast to come as soon as we work out some issues that arose from the blackout. Read More

DANGER DANGER!
NO VOLTAGE!

May 7, 2012
Attention faithful listeners! CFCR (along with most of the rest of downtown Saskatoon) is without power at the moment and is temporarily off the air. We'll be broadcasting again as soon as they get the juice flowing! Thanks for your patience. Read More

NEW SHOWS HIT AIRWAVES
ON THURSDAYS & SUNDAYS

May 1, 2012
The change in the season often brings changes in CFCR's programming, and this spring is no different. We are bidding a fond farewell to a couple shows, but we're really excited to present some new programs to the lineup. Read More

CFCR IS EXPANDING...
AND WE WANT YOU!

April 19, 2012
That's right! We're hiring a Full-Time Commercial writer/producer. Is that something you excel at? If so, read on! Read More

THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
HITS THE STREETS

April 10, 2012
CFCR's Membership drive is alive! There are a ton of ways to renew/signup your 2012/13 membership. Click below to find out how. Read More

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE BASH:
2 BANDS FOR $5!

March 26, 2012
CFCR's Annual Membership Drive is almost here, and we have another great show to help celebrate. Two of our favorite local bands will be joining us for a night of rock and/or roll. Breaker Breaker and Powder Blue! And it's only $5! And you get a free bottled "something-or-other". Can you dig it? Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
FREE MOVIE NIGHT

March 26, 2012
In conjunction with CFCR's Annual Membership Drive, we are very happy to present a FREE movie night at The Broadway Theatre, Thursday April 5th! Featuring the 3rd Canadian showing of "Better than Something: Jay Reatard," and the most excellent "Color Me Obsessed: A film about the Replacements". Read More

CFCR'S WOMEN'S DAY EVENT
A BIG SUCCESS!

March 13, 2012
CFCR thanks the generous support of all who attended our International Women's Day fundraiser last week, as well as Affinity Credit Union for helping raise $1600 for the Elizabeth Fry Society! Read More

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL
WOMENS DAY WITH CFCR!

February 15, 2012
CFCR celebrates International Women's Day! Join us Thursday, March 8th at the Bassment, as we showcase some of Saskatoon's finest female talent! Read More

CFCR PRESENTS:
MY CITY SPEAKS

February 13, 2012
CFCR is proud to present My City Speaks: How the Arts Impact our Community, Thursday March 1st at the Bassment. Join us for an evening of engaging presentations, featuring guest speakers from across Saskatoon’s arts community! Read More

WIN: TICKETS TO EVERY
TIME I DIE

February 12, 2012
CFCR members! Want tickets to Every Time I Die? Well, we've got 'em! And you should enter your name right now so you can win them! Read More

WIN: TICKETS TO GIGANTOUR!

February 6, 2012
CFCR has a pair of Gigantour 2012 tickets for a lucky CFCR member out there. The call is from Metal...will you pick up?! Read More

THE SHEEPDOGS PRESENT
CFCR WITH GOLD!

February 1, 2012
Musical globetrotters The Sheepdogs stopped by the station today with a cool present! A GOLD record... just for CFCR! And it's purrrdy! Read More

WIN: BLACKIE & RODEO KINGS
NEIGHBORS DOG TICKETS!

January 29, 2012
CFCR and the Neighbor's Dog are excited to present a special "house" concert with roots supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, and we want you to join us at the SOLD OUT show! Click below to find out how you can win tickets! Read More

CFCR RECOMMENDS:
CHECK OUT THE NEW CFCR RECOMMENDS!

January 27, 2012
Check out the “CFCR Recommends” feature section, located on the right side of the CFCR main page. Previously reserved for full-length music reviews, now it also features films, books, advance singles, videos and other interesting media we can get our hands on! Read More

CFCR GETS A BOOST FROM
SASK. ARTS BOARD!

January 25, 2012
Amazing news! CFCR has recently been approved for a "Professional Arts Organizations Program Annual Grant" by the Saskatchewan Arts Board! And we are some excited! Read More

GET TO KNOW A
CFCR VOLUNTEER!

January 12, 2012
Normally, CFCR is pretty modest. But when it comes to our volunteers, we become soccer mom-calibre braggarts. So, we're happy to present a new feature called "Get to Know a CFCR Volunteer" where you can... well... get to know a CFCR volunteer. First up is Tuesday host of The Buzz, Chad Reynolds! Read More

CFCR'S CHINESE NEW YEAR
CELEBRATION FEAST! A SUCCESS!

December 14, 2011
Thanks to EVERYONE who joined us for CFCR's annual Chinese New Year Feast, held this past Friday at the Mandarin Restaurant! Together, we rung the "Year of the Dragon" a few days early....and most importantly, in style! Read More

TAKE HOME A 25TH
ANNIVERSARY PRINT!

December 14, 2011
Missed out on winning the 25th Anniversary Commemorative Painting? Well, fret no more! CFCR is offering a very limited one-time run of 15 prints for sale.Click below to find out how to pick one up! Read More

CFCR'S NEW ONLINE STREAM:
LEAN, MEAN, RADIO MACHINE

December 12, 2011
CFCR's new and improved webcasting player is now up and running! Our crack team of scientists and computer experts has been hard at work for the last several months to solve the crashes and other issues that plagued our old system. Read More

THE NEW AFTERNOON:
HERE 5 DAYS A WEEK!

December 11, 2011
Starting November 7th, CFCR will be launching our revamped afternoon program schedule "The New Afternoon" from Monday to Friday. Click here to find out more! Read More

WIN: JAY AND SILENT
BOB TICKETS!

December 8, 2011
Oh, baby! CFCR presents Jay and Silent Bob this Saturday, December 10th at the Odeon! And we have tickets for a lucky CFCR member and a friend! Just make sure they don't say a word in the entire night! Click below to find out how! Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR
LIGHTFOOT CONTEST WINNER!

November 20, 2011
CFCR loves Gordon Lightfoot, and we've hooked up a lucky CFCR member with tickets! Get your membership today! Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR
FM-PHASIS WINNERS!

November 6, 2011
CFCR is very happy to announce our FM-Phasis 2011 Grand Prize winners! We threw all the names in a very large novelty hat and drew a few lucky people. Are you one? Click below to find out! Read More

COME CELEBRATE COMMUNITY RADIO
DAY THIS FRIDAY!

November 2, 2011
Friday November 4th, 2011 has officially been declared Community Radio Day in Saskatoon! The day marks the 25th anniversary of the incorporation of the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon.....and CFCR Community Radio has a day of fun and events to commemorate the occasion! Read More

JOHNNY WINTER PRIZE
PACK WINNERS!

October 18, 2011
Congrats to Mike Schafer, Thomas Dunbar and Bryan Sarauer, our lucky CFCR members who entered and won themselves Johnny Winter Prize Packages!   Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR FM-PHASIS
EARLY BIRD WINNERS!

October 5, 2011
We are very happy to announce our FM-Phasis Early Bird draw winners! Congrats to Kathy Evanchuk and Kaila Kiron! These lucky ladies each win Coffee packages and a year Subscription from Leven's worth $300! Read More

PAY YOUR FM-PHASIS PLEDGE
WITH DIRECT DEBIT!

September 22, 2011
CFCR is proud to offer direct debit as yet another way to make paying your FM-Phasis pledge even easier! Read More

TAKE A LOOK AT FM-PHASIS
GRAND PRIZE #4!

September 21, 2011
Once again, CFCR is ecstatic to have another piece of original artwork by acclaimed local painter Hugo Alvarado as our top Grand Prize for this year's FM-Phasis funding drive campaign. Hugo created this work especially for FM-Phasis and we couldn't be happier with the final product. Click below to have a sneak peek. Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST 2011
GREAT BANDS, ALL THE TIME

August 23, 2011
FM-PHASIS 2011 is upon us! And to celebrate, CFCR is running another great string of shows for your pleasure.....musically....and in other ways. Once again, we've teamed up with our cohorts and booked ourselves a fest! Have a gander! Read More

VOTE CFCR FOR PLANET S
BEST OF SASKATOON POLL!

August 21, 2011
Hey everyone, Planet S "Best of Saskatoon" polls close tomorrow! If you think CFCR is the the bees knees, then be sure to vote for us! We'd sure appreciate it!! Click below to vote away! Read More

CFCR'S FREE MOVIE NIGHT
AT THE BROADWAY THEATRE!

August 18, 2011
CFCR and Ninetimes along with The Broadway Theatre and Bad Monster Films present a FREE MOVIE NIGHT, Friday September 9th at the Broadway Theatre! Come check out two of our favorite films - 80's skater classic Thrashin', and Rock N' Roll High School featuring the Ramones... FREE OF CHARGE!   Read More

THE NEW FRIDAY
AFTERNOON IS HERE!

July 14, 2011
Here at CFCR we're feeling pretty excited to announce a shake-up of shows coming to our Friday afternoon schedule. We're not losing any of our great shows, we're just playing a bit of musical programming, as it were. Read More

LIVE STREAM UPGRADES/
DOWNTIME

July 4, 2011
Hi all! CFCR is upgrading the live stream service here on the site. The stream will temporarily be down while the new software is put into place. CFCR regrets any and all incoveniences caused by the downtime. Internetters: please revert to conventional stereo components. Read More

CFCR INVADES THE SLED
ISLAND FESTIVAL!

June 17, 2011
CFCR 90.5FM is set to invade the Sled Island Festival on Friday, June 24th in Calgary! We felt that it was time the good folks attending Sled Island had a taste of the excellent music going down in Saskatoon. We’ve assembled some of our favorite local bands to bring you a Friday afternoon of rock, roll and hot dogs at Tubby Dog in Calgary! Read More

SLED ISLAND FESTIVAL
CONTEST WINNERS!!!

June 17, 2011
Congrats to our big Sled Island Festival wristband winners! Skot Hamilton and Franny Rawlyk - pack your pintos! You and a friend are off to Calgary's premier indie music and arts festival, with over 200 bands playing at a variety of venues in central Calgary. Read More

CAPTAIN JUMPS SHIP,
PIRATE RADIO SAILS ON

June 13, 2011
Pirate Radio host Brian "The Captain" Penner has hung up his eye patch, stepping away from his hosting duties at CFCR. But don't fret, Faster, Leonard Cohen, Die! Die! host The Jay of Spades has given up his program so that he can keep the Pirate Radio ship sailing forward. Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR
BLACK KEYS WINNER!

May 30, 2011
Congrats to our big Black Keys winner! Ian Gray and a friend will be enjoying the clean shaven sounds of the Keys on June 30th! Thanks to everyone who entered, and be sure to renew/sign up a CFCR 2011/12 membership today for your chance at many more great ticket giveaways this Summer! Read More

COMMUNITY RADIO
WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS!

May 30, 2011
A big thanks to all those who attended the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon’s Annual General Meeting, last night at Amigos Cantina. Several board positions changed hands, including some new faces to CFCR's governing board, the CRSS! Read More

CFCR PRESENTS 14 SHOWS
AT THE SASKTEL JAZZ FESTIVAL!

May 17, 2011
CFCR is pleased to present 14 shows as part of the 2011 Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, happening June 24th to July 3rd here in Saskatoon! Always a summertime staple, the festival promises exceptional acts as always! Find out more below! Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR PIXIES
TICKET WINNERS!!!

April 28, 2011
A big hoo-ha to our three lucky winners! Owain Van Vliet, Marc Pelletier and Holly Fyfe are all off to the Pixies, courtesy of CFCR! How did they win you ask?! Click below! Read More

SIDESHOW OF THE STARS
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

April 17, 2011
CFCR's very own talent show is back! After spending a few years in a cryogenic chamber, the Sideshow of the Stars is coming to the stage at the Cosmo Senior Centre on Friday, May 13th! This is our excuse to showcase the many talents of CFCR's hosts, members, supporters and friends. Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE:
APRIL 1-15, 2011

April 10, 2011
It's that time of year again! Time to pick up your shiny new CFCR membership card. This year's membership drive is extra special, as we're recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon (CRSS), the hard-working bunch that would go on to invent CFCR. Read More

CFCR PRESENTS:
MOTHER MOTHER

February 15, 2011
Here at CFCR, we're pleased as punch to present yet another great concert right here in Saskatoon. This time, Vancouver avant-popsters Mother Mother are headed to The Odeon Events Centre on Sunday, April 3rd. Read More

WIN TICKETS TO THE SADIES
w/ THE SHEEPDOGS!

February 7, 2011
CFCR 90.5FM wants to send you and an acquaintance/friend/lover to see the double bill of double bills! The Sadies w/ The Sheepdogs at the Broadway Theatre, this Sunday, February 13th! Read More

WIN TICKETS TO SEE
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB FILM!

January 21, 2011
Click here to win tickets to see the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival's screening of The Buena Vista Social Club at the Broadway Theatre! Read More

DON'T MISS CFCR'S
CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION!

January 6, 2011
Ring in the Year of the Rabbit at CFCR's annual Chinese New Year celebration dinner at The Mandarin Restaurant! Read More

CFCR LAUNCHES
NEW WEB STORE

January 5, 2011
CFCR is pround to unleash our new online store to the internet-surfing masses! You can check out all the CFCR merchandise that we have available. Read More

DON'T MISS CFCR'S FM-ERA
SONG CHALLENGE LAUNCH

November 3, 2010
During our 2010 "Living Stereo" FM-Phasis funding drive, Wednesday Afternoon Buzz host Alison Whelan had the great idea to have local musicians write songs especially for donors to her program. And so was born "FM-Era." The unveiling of these songs will take place at Caffe Sola on Sunday, November 7th. Read More

CRAFTACULAR DOOR PRIZE
WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

November 3, 2010
Big congratulations go out to the winners of the door prize draws at our Craftacular last weekend! The door prizes included a Yoga Downtown 5-class pass, a bouquet of flowers from Flowers by Fred and a photo shoot package from Relish Photography. Read More

CONGRATS TO OUR FM-PHASIS
GRAND PRIZE WINNERS!

November 3, 2010
The whirlwind that was FM-Phasis almost seems like a distant memory now, as we look towards future fundraisers and next year's funding drive. However, one big piece of unfinished business remained until the end of October: the drawing for our great Grand Prizes. Read More

CFCR CRAFTACULAR
50/50 NUMBER ANNOUNCED

November 3, 2010
If you attended the first ever CFCR Community Radio Craftacular, you would have seen some great, local, handmade crafts. You may also have tried some delicious perogies from Baba's, entered your name in a door prize and purchased a 50/50 ticket. Read More

DON'T MISS CFCR'S
8TH ANNUAL ART AUCTION

October 25, 2010
CFCR is proud to present its 8th annual Artists for Alternative Radio art auction, Saturday, November 13th at the Riverside Gold and Country Club (3180 Grasswod Road W). Come support community radio and bid on some great local art. Read More

CFCR PRESENTS:
THE COMMUNITY RADIO CRAFTACULAR

October 18, 2010
Fall has fell here in Saskatoon, and with the new season comes great new events being put on by your community radio station! We're really excited to present to you the very first CFCR Community Radio Craftacular, taking place October 29th & 30th at Grace Westminster United Church basement. Read More

WIN TICKETS TO THE ROCKY
HORROR PICTURE SHOW!

October 13, 2010
CFCR and the Broadway Theatre are very excited to bring you Saskatoon's Official Halloween tradition, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sunday, October 31st at 7pm! All your friends will be there, including Brad and Janet! Don't want to be left out? Of course you don't! CFCR has secured tickets for some lucky CFCR members to attend! Read More

FM-PHASIS EARLY BIRD
PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

October 12, 2010
With the FM-Phasis funding drive fire cooling down, it's time to announce the lucky winners of the Early Bird draw, which was made on Wednesday, October 6th. All donors who paid their pledges of $25 or more were entered in a draw to win either an original painting by local artist Paul Pybus or a Swiss Army luggage set from The Awl Shoppe. Read More

UPDATE: CFCR HOST TO SHAVE HER HEAD LIVE ON THE FRIDAY BUZZ!

October 5, 2010
Well folks, it's official... CFCR volunteer host Crystal Clarke (Wednesday Green Eggs & Ham, 6-8am) has reached her goal of $2000 pledged to her program during FM-Phasis. In fact, Crystal had over $2800 pledged towards her show, which is one of the highest individual program totals this year. Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST 2010:
A HUGE SUCCESS

October 5, 2010
Our funding drive musical extravaganza, FM-Phasis Fest 2010 wrapped up last night at Louis' Pub on the U of S campus. The evening featured Kingston, Ontario's PS I Love You, Victoria's Frog Eyes and Vancouverites Japandroids. Read More

LAST DAY OF FM-PHASIS!
PLEDGE! PLEDGE! PLEDGE!

October 1, 2010
We're in the home stretch here at CFCR and we need your help to make the last day of FM-Phasis the biggest day EVER! We've had some amazing donations come in and some equally amazing prizes given away. There's still time to get your donation in to help us reach our goal of $60,000. We're working hard, but we still need your support to get there. Read More

DONATE TO CFCR AND GET A
SONG WRITTEN JUST FOR YOU!

September 27, 2010
As week two of CFCR's FM-Phasis funding drive kicks into gear, we've got another great incentive to make your donation today! Wednesday Afternoon Buzz host Alison Whelan has called in some favours with local Saskatoon songwriters to create "FM-era," a unique songwriting challenge where you can have a song written just for you! Read More

GET A PAIR OF ARCADE FIRE TICKETS WITH YOUR FM-PHASIS DONATION!

September 22, 2010
Arcade Fire's Saturday, September 25th performance at Credit Union Centre is quickly approaching. Don't have tickets yet? Well don't fret, CFCR once again has you covered. This time, however, we're asking for a donation to our FM-Phasis funding drive in return. Read More

CFCR HOST TO SHAVE HER HEAD FOR YOUR DONATION!

September 22, 2010
Green Eggs & Ham host Crystal Clarke is preparing herself to go above and beyond the call of duty by shaving her head in an effort to raise funds for CFCR's funding drive FM-Phasis. Read More

YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO
CFCR'S "LIVING STEREO" FUNDING DRIVE

September 18, 2010
It's time! CFCR's FM-Phasis funding drive is finally upon us. This year, we bring you "Living Stereo," a two-week funding campaign that aims to raise $60,000 for your communtiy radio station in Saskatoon. Read More

NEW FALL PROGRAMMING
ON CFCR'S AIRWAVES

September 17, 2010
Although we're always sad to see hosts leave and shows discontinue, it's really exciting to get new hosts and new programs on the air. This fall, we've seen some of our wonderful hosts bid us adieu, but we've got some excellent replacements all lined up for you. Read More

PACK A.D. + YOUNG RIVAL =
A GREAT SUCCESS! FM-PHASIS READY FOR LIFT OFF!

September 16, 2010
After a great Pre-FM-Phasis party with The Pack A.D. and Young Rival, we're just about ready to kick off our annual funding drive, FM-Phasis! Show your support of community radio in Saskatoon by pledging to your favourite CFCR program. Read More

SWING SHIFT SHAKE-UP

September 13, 2010
Don't worry, we're not losing any of our great Swing Shift hosts, but we are doing a little switcheroo, so you may hear a different host on a different day. Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST 2010
LIVE SHOW GUIDE!

September 7, 2010
Hey all! Here it is! The confirmed up-to-date list of bands appearing at FM-Phasis Fest 2010! Are you ready to rummmmmble?! Read More

CFCR WEBCAST DELAYS

September 7, 2010
You may have noticed that CFCR's online broadcast was inerrupted today. We are back up and running and apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused. Thanks for supporting comminity radio in Saskatoon! Read More

FM-PHASIS 2010:
LIVING STEREO!

August 23, 2010
Our annual funding drive, FM-Phasis is quickly approaching, and we're proud to unveil the slogan for this year's funding drive: "Living Stereo." Read More

FM-PHASIS FEST @ LOUIS! JAPANDROIDS! TOKYO POLICE CLUB! ARKELLS! MORE!

August 18, 2010
CFCR is very happy to welcome Louis' on board for FM-Phasis 2010! As part of our funding drive, we are thrilled to be presenting two excellent shows alongside the smorgasbord of great shows already lined up! Read More

CFCR NEEDS YOU!!

August 18, 2010
Do you love Communiy Radio?  Do you think it would be awesome and fun to be an on-air host? Read More

HEY ROSETTA! + RICH AUCOIN
JOIN FM-PHASIS FEST 2010

August 10, 2010
CFCR is proud to announce an exciting addition to our funding drive music festival, FM-Phasis Fest. On Friday, October 1st at Amigos, all the way from St. John's, Newfoundland, don't miss Hey Rosetta! with opening act Rich Aucoin. Read More

ATTN WEBSTREAM USERS:
UPDATE YOUR BOOKMARKS!

August 9, 2010
Calling all CFCR webstream listeners! Since we have improved our online broadcast services, providing more options for both PC and Mac-based users, the links to listen have changed, so please update any bookmarks or shortcuts you may have made to direct you to us. Read More

CFCR'S WEBSTREAM:
NOW FOR MAC USERS!

August 6, 2010
You may have noticed a disruption in CFCR's online broadcast this afternoon. We've been hatching a plan to improve our system to better serve all the Mac users out there as well as PC users. Well, now we've done it! Read More

CFCR PRESENTS
BLITZEN TRAPPER

August 3, 2010
CFCR is excited to bring you Portland, Oregon's Blitzen Trapper as part of FM-Phasis Fest 2010. They'll take the stage at Amigos Cantina on Saturday, September 25. They're touring in support of the their fifth full-length album Destroyer of the Void. Read More

CFCR FM-PHASIS FEST 2010
EARLY LINEUP ANNOUNCED

August 3, 2010
We're brewing a very exciting FM-Phasis funding drive this fall, from September 18-October 1. A big part of the funding drive is FM-Phasis Fest, which includes some really exciting touring bands as well as great local acts. Today we announced a big chunk of our lineup, including Women, Caribou and Blitzen Trapper. Read More

WIN TICKETS TO THE
SASKATOON FRINGE FEST

July 28, 2010
We're gearing up for another Fringe Festival here in Saskatoon, and CFCR wants you to take in some of the great theatre performances from July 29th - Aug7th! Read More

THE DEEP DARK WOODS
LIVE FROM NESS CREEK

July 28, 2010
If you were in attendance at The Ness Creek Music Festival a few weeks back, you may have been lucky enough to catch Saskatoon's gentlemen of the murder ballad, The Deep Dark Woods, who rocked the CFCR-sponsored Friday night stage. CBC Radio 2 was there recording audio, and you can catch the Woods' Ness set on Canada Live on August 19th. Read More

GET BBQ AND GET BUSY
WITH THE FOGGY NOTIONS & CHARLY HUSTLE

July 20, 2010
Join CFCR on Wednesday, July 21st from 6-8pm on the deck of Louis' Pub for our Get BBQ and Get Busy fundraiser, the official Wolf Parade pre-party. Come down and check out local guitar janglers Foggy Notions and CFCR's very own Charly Hustle spinning lots of rare rock and roll. Read More

NESS CREEK MUSIC FESTIVAL
TICKET GIVEAWAY

July 6, 2010
Now is your chance to get a pair of tickets to The Ness Creek Music Festival, which runs July 15-18 in the northern Saskatchewan Boreal Forest. Read More

SUMMER FESTIVAL
TICKET GIVEAWAYS

June 23, 2010
It's like a liquidation sale here at CFCR, except we're not going out of business, and we're not selling, we're giving. We just can't get enough of this ticket giveaway thing, so we are offering passes to some great summer festivals, including The Calgary Folk Music Festival, The Calgary International Blues Festival and The Ness Creek Music Festival. Read More

ROOTS & ?UESTLOVE
ONLINE TICKET GIVEAWAY

June 22, 2010
We're in the mood for giving here at Saskatoon's community radio station, and we want you to take in The Roots at the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 26th at the Bessborough Gardens. But that show ends early, so we want to send you to Scratch on 2nd Avenue for a solo DJ set by Roots drummer ?uestlove (no that's not a typo). Read More

CFCR + THE UNION
= WINTERSLEEP

June 22, 2010
CFCR Community Radio and The Union are proud to present Wintersleeep, with guests on Friday, November 19th at Louis' Pub.  Wintersleep are embarking on a massive worldwide tour in support of their brand new album New Inheritors. Read More

JAZZ FESTIVAL
TICKET GIVEAWAYS

June 21, 2010
Excitement at CFCR and around Saskatoon is building in anticipation for the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, which runs June 25th to July 4th. It’s going to be a great festival this year, with amazing acts from Saskatoon, the province and all over the world! Read More

JOIN CFCR 90.5FM
AT NESS CREEK 2010

June 17, 2010
CFCR 90.5 FM is proud to be a sponsor of the 2010 Ness Creek Music Festival in Saskatchewan’s boreal forest from July 15-18. 2010 marks 20 years of Ness Creek and the lineup is better than ever, with acts such as The Sheepdogs, Zeus and The Sadies. Read More

SLED ISLAND FESTIVAL
TICKET GIVEAWAY

June 10, 2010
CFCR wants YOU to attend the Sled Island Arts & Music Festival in Calgary from June 30th to July 3rd. We’ve got 2 pairs of festival passes to give to our beloved listeners. The catch is that you have enter to win. Read More

CFCR SQUARED
IN MARKET SQUARE

June 10, 2010
Join CFCR for a fun-filled family day in Market Square (right beside the Farmers Market) on Sunday, June 13th from 1-6 pm. There will be musical entertainment, face painting, a magic show and much more! Read More

CFCR CONGRATULATES
THRICE CONTEST WINNERS

June 8, 2010
After counting up the names of all the folks who entered CFCR's Meet-and-Greet with Thrice Contest, we've come up with five lucky winners! Read More

CFCR WELCOMES
NEW BOARD MEMBERS

June 7, 2010
CFCR is proud to welcome three newly-elected members to our Board of Directors. These members were elected at our Annual General Meeting on Monday, May 31st. Read More

CFCR + NESS CREEK PRESENT
AN HORSE LIVE AT VANGELIS

June 3, 2010
CFCR and Ness Creek are proud to present An Horse, an indie rock duo all the way from Brisbane, Australia! They've been busy touring the world, opening for Tegan & Sara and Death Cab for Cutie, but you can catch them for a one-night only show at Vangelis Read More

CFCR WANTS YOU
TO MEET THRICE!

June 1, 2010
CFCR is proud to present California hardcore stalwarts Thrice at Louis’ Pub on Wednesday, June 9th. You could just go to the show and enjoy the music, but wouldn't it be great if you could meet and hang out with the band before the show? Read More

CFCR's 2010 AGM!

May 10, 2010
We invite you to attend CFCR's 2010 AGM Meeting! The meeting takes place on Monday May 31st, 2010 at 7pm in the back room at Amigos Cantina. Read More

CFCR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
A SUCCESS!

April 19, 2010
Thanks to everyone who picked up their membership during our drive! To say it was a total success is an understatement! Of all the Memberships sold to date, 40% are new members! Great news for community radio in Saskatoon! That being Read More

ONLINE MEMBERSHIP DRAW

April 18, 2010
Right now, if you buy your membership online, you could win some great prizes. Whether it's a renewal of your exisiting membership or a brand new member, the first 20 folks to click here and purchase your membership from our secure Read More

2010 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

April 6, 2010
CFCR's Annual Membership Drive is here! From April 6th - 18th, be sure to renew or sign up for your very own card! Benefits of membership include on-air ticket giveaways, year-round discounts at local merchants, exclusive member-only Read More

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IS ALIVE!

April 6, 2010
Thanks to everyone who made their way out to our Membership Drive events! Over the past weekend, CFCR had tables set up at Amigos, Doug's Spoke and Sport and Flowers By Fred. Over the course of a day, we garnered a whopping 75 Read More

WELCOME TO CFCR
ON THE WEB!

April 6, 2010
Welcome to our new home on the internet box! As many of you know, CFCR has been without a fully functional site for quite a period of time. Needless to say, we are extremely happy to have everything up and running! The new site puts Read More

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