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Jun 30, 2013

Carnival Mix #104 - A Whole Bunch of Bunji

Earlier this week we announced online that Bunji Garlin would be coming to Calgary on August 9th 2013. This week's mix features tons of 'The Viking's' music as well as more of the heat coming out of St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Antigua and Barbados. Enjoy!

Jun 24, 2013

Carnival Mix #103 - Soca Radio Show - ft. Farmer Nappy

Straight out of the HD camp, Farmer Nappy was in the province for the weekend.  Parts of Calgary had been shut down due to massive flooding and Farmer's show even had to be relocated.  The crew caught up with Farmer Nappy via telephone on his way back into town from Edmonton and there was a bit of technical difficulty with the phone signal, but we still had a chance to hear from the man and even debuted his new track.

With a massive performance the same night from Blaxx in Edmonton, Soca helped keep Albertans' spirits high this weekend.  Check for new tracks from Lil Rick, Shurwayne Winchester, Allison Hinds, Destra, Patrice blesses the 'Redrum Riddim' and a massive "Carnival Tabanca" release from Bunji Garlin!

Jun 17, 2013

Carnival Mix #102 - Ziggy Marley and more new Soca

With our new timeslot change to Saturdays comes some fantastic new opportunities. Reggae legend Ziggy Marley will be in town on June 20th to perform at Calgary's Epcor Centre and as we are now a part of the 'Caribbean Saturdays' on CJSW, it fell to Drew to do the interview with the reggae legend. The first 10 mins is happily dedicated to Ziggy Marley and his music.

We don't forget the root of the show however, and promptly get into a mix that features more new Soca from Barbados, St.Vincent and Antigua. There's also a crossover gem from Canadian Kardinal Offishall and Bunji Garlin.

Since the first part of the show is all talk, the Soca mix this week comes to you uninterupted. Enjoy! 


Jun 12, 2013

Soca 'til Sundown - FREE Fete for Stampede

CalgarySoca brought our first ever  DAY FETE during this year's Calgary Stampede! The crew returned to Soho to take over the patio and party both inside and outside until the sun went down.  Since the rain fell heavily that day, the party was mainly inside however the vibes went on from 5pm - 2:30am! 

Music by:
Drew Atlas, Gummi, DJ Marvin Culture, DJ Becks, DJ Recklezz and Sherman Hype! Also bigh thanks to both 'Carib Beer' and 'Mackeson Stout' for keeping the party going.

Check out the pics here

Soho Bar and Grill 

801 6 St SW  Calgary

Jun 9, 2013

Carnival Mix #101 - ALL Skinny Fabulous for Carifest 2013

Carifest week turned out to be a fantastic one with all the events happening, including the parade, park and of course the official headliner, Skinny Fabulous out of St.Vincent making his appearance. While Skinny was doing his thing at the park, the Carnival Mix moved into its new slot on 90.9fm. We dedicated the first show in the new slot to the festival and a mix of the BEST of Skinny's music. Enjoy!

Jun 7, 2013

Carnival Mix 100th Radio Show! We move to SATURDAYS!

This week we celebrate the city's Annual Caribbean Festival, 'Carifest'! Its also our 100th show, we get ready for Skinny Fabulous plus the crew announces that the show moves from Wednesday evenings to Saturdays! This mix is straight heat to get you ready for parade day with some of the biggest tunes of 2012/2013.