Arctic Radio's World Tour

Arctic Radio's World Tour

By Sue O'Brien and Jayden Hurley

Arctic Radio takes you on a musical tour of the world. Enjoy music of specific groups, venues, concerts and more every Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

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Arctic Radio's World Tour


June 12th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 28:44

This week, we’re travelling to the great lands of Egypt to stop by one of their most popular music festivals and explore the incredible history of their culture and, especially, their music. Some of the artists we will be taking a listen to this time are Ancient Egyptian Music, El Tanbura, Abu, and Acid Pauli

Arctic Radio's World Tour


May 29th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 24:29

Time for us to take a trip and visit one of the most bio diverse countries on earth, Madagascar! As well as having a highly diverse ecosystem, Madagascar also boasts a highly diverse range of distinctive music with influence from many different cultures. Some of the artists from the Malagasy culture that we will be listening to today include Linda Volahasiniaina, Tarika, Tsiliva Live, Mila Anao, and Smaven.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Fuji Rock Festival

May 8th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 29:18

On this edition of the World Tour, we will be going across the ocean to the lovely country of Japan to attend one of the biggest music festivals in the world, the Fuji Rock Festival. This three day event features more than 200 Japanese and international musicians and has roughly 150 thousand people attending yearly. Some of the amazing artists and bands that performed over the years that we will be listening to today are Denki Groove, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Tamio Okuda, Yura Tura Teikoku and Asian Kung-Fu Generation.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


April 24th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 25:46

Let's go out and explore the exciting world of K-Pop! From what it is, how it started, what it sounds like, and it's explosive popularity all around the world. Influenced by a wide variety of different genres, K-Pop is one of the most diverse genres of music in the world. Today, we'll be listening to hit artists of the genre such as BTS, PSY, S.E.S, Seventeen, and Exo.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Rainbow Stage

April 17th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 26:23

Let’s stay here in Manitoba this time and check out Winnipeg’s Rainbow Stage, the leading not-for-profit musical theatre company in Canada and the country’s largest and longest running outdoor theatre. We’ll be discussing the history of the theatre and listening to some songs sung from the various musicals performed on the stage over the years.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Dauphin Countryfest

April 10th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 24:15

Going to stick close to home and check out one of the hottest music festivals in Canada, the Dauphin Countryfest. Loyal country music fans travel from all over North America and beyond to come to this event every year. Some of the artists that graced the event over the years that we will be listening to today includes Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, Doc Walker, Johnny Reid, and Terri Clark

Arctic Radio's World Tour


April 3rd, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 21:17

On this edition of the World Tour, we're going to be heading to the land down under, Australia and going over its interesting history and lively folk music. Some of the Australian artists we'll be listen to this time includes Slim Dusty, The Bushwhackers, Lewis Burns, Tex Morton, and Riley Pearce.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


March 27th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 24:43

We're going to be exploring the rich musical history and culture of Mexico next on this World Tour. Mexican music is alive with instruments native to the country and there are many types of music to listen too. The artists we'll be looking into this time are Mariachi Sol De Mexico, Christian Nodal, La Energia Nortena, Ramon Ayala, and Banda Zirahuen.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


March 20th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 26:33

It's time to relax and kick back in the Bahamas this trip of the World Tour. We're going to learn about some of the sights and the amazing music that comes from one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Some of the artists we're going to listen to today are the Beginning of the End, Baha Men, Laddie doh Boys, Exuma and Eddie Minnis.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

St. Patrick's Day

March 13th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 27:46

Next up on the world tour, we're going to be diving into the parties, drinks and music of St. Patrick's Day; Ireland's most internationally famous holiday. Some artists we're going to look into that sang to celebrate this iconic day and it's namesake are The High Kings, Daniel O'Donnell, the Irish Rovers, All For Me Grog and The Boys of the Isle.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Mardi Gras

February 27th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 26:28

Mardi Gras is a well known and exciting celebration mainly associated with New Orleans and this time, we're going to be looking into it's history and some of the amazing music that comes with it! We'll be listening to artists such as Stop, Inc., The Dukes of Dixieland, The Hawkettes, Professor Longhair, and Louis Armstrong that have all made songs associated with this official Louisiana holiday.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Louis Riel

February 20th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 27:18

This time, we're going to be looking into the history behind the Father of Manitoba, Louis Riel and listening to some music that originates from the Metis people. Some artists we'll be listening to includes Doug Sahm, Sierra Noble, Ray St. Germain, Donnie Parenteau and Krysta Rey.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Valentine's Day

February 13th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 24:14

Love is in the air so it's time to take a look at the Day of Love, Valentine's Day. We'll take a look into the history of the holiday and listen to some classic music focusing on the holiday's biggest mascot, Cupid, with artists such as Sam Cooke, Carrie Underwood, Daniel Powter, Gym Class Heroes and Connie Francis.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


February 6th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 22:03

We're heading to Toronto, the most populated city in Canada and a hot spot for great music. We'll take a look at the Royal Alexandra Theater and listen to some of the amazing music that comes from the musicals played there, such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Rent, and Come From Away.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Acadian Music

January 24th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 23:48

We're going to be going over the history and music of the Acadian colony that had been originally been founded in Nova Scotia. Here in Canada, traditional Acadian music is largely characterized by a great love for bluegrass and country western and some artists popular in the style are Joseph Cormier, Edith Butler, Lisa Leblanc, Eddy Arsenault, and the music group, Vishten.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


January 13th, 2022 01:10pm | Duration: 20:58

In a city as diverse as Montreal, the music is equally as diverse. On this edition of the World Tour, we're going to be focusing on the Montreal Jazz Festival and some of the amazing artists that played there. Some examples that we are going to be listening to today are Oscar Peterson,Diana Krall, Micheal Buble, and Louis Armstrong.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


January 13th, 2022 01:05pm | Duration: 25:16

Our next stop in the Canada tour is Quebec, known for it's abundance of Canadian French in not just it's daily speech but also in it's music. Plenty of Quebec artists proudly declare their bilingualism in their music and we are going to be listening to some, such as Simple Plan, Ginette Reno, Felix Leclerc and Robert Charlebois.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Christmas Carols

January 13th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 26:48

We are going to be looking into the history of Christmas carols in honor of the Christmas Season. We'll listen to some popular renditions of classic Christmas carols as sung by Josh Groban, Vienna Boys Choir, Amy Grant, Carrie Underwood, Sarah McLachlan and The Celtic Women.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Christmas Special

January 12th, 2022 01:10pm | Duration: 25:33

In the spirit of the holiday season, we're going through some classic Christmas traditions and some timeless Yuletide songs from the 1950s all the way to 2020. We'll also play some songs from artists such as Wham!, NewSong and Sam Smith.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


January 12th, 2022 01:05pm | Duration: 24:09

We're heading back to Canada and our first stop is a province where music is a part of everyone's genetic makeup, Newfoundland and Labrador! This province is rich in music and some memorable artists include Ray Lake, the Irish Descendants, Ron Hynes, and Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers

Arctic Radio's World Tour


January 12th, 2022 01:00pm | Duration: 28:56

This trip, we're stopping in Glasgow to visit the hot music venue known as the "King Tut's Wah Wah Hut" and listen to some of the best Glasgow born artists such as Lulu, Donovan, Del Amitri and Simple Minds.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 30th, 2021 01:15pm | Duration: 27:48

Next up is Sweden to check out the street performers and experience local radio and local bands. Sweden has plenty of hit artists at the top of their music charts such as Dave Stewart, Myra Granberg. Maneskin, ABBA, Avici, Swedish House Mafia and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 30th, 2021 01:10pm | Duration: 21:04

Making our way over to Berlin, Germany next with it's grand sights, amazing food and very diverse taste in music and media. Examples of artists popular in the area include Meduza, Beethoven, Tones and I, and Robin Schulz

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 30th, 2021 01:05pm | Duration: 25:00

In a city as old as Paris, with all of it's rich history, music plays a huge part in the cultural backdrop of the City of Lights. We're here today at the La Bataclan Auditorium to listen to some of the greats that graced this venue's stage such as Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier, Genesis and Sting.

Arctic Radio's World Tour

Remembrance Day

November 29th, 2021 01:25pm | Duration: 29:50

It's time to remember those who have fought and died for our country by going over the events that started the war and listening to artists such as Jim Hanlon, Roland Majeau, Jay Malinowski and Bryan Adams who have written music in honor of those who have passed.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 29th, 2021 01:20pm | Duration: 26:54

Let's get spooky with the history of Halloween and all of the amazing music that plays during the holiday. Artists that have made smash hit songs that became popular for the Halloween season includes Bobby Pickett, Warren Zevon, The Charlie Daniels Band, Ray Parker Jr. and Micheal Jackson.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 29th, 2021 01:15pm | Duration: 28:35

We're on our way to Nickelsdorf today, home of the Nova Rock Festival. As one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, it has hosted an incredible number of artists since 2005 with the most notable being Motorhead, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, The Killers, Kid Rock, Disturbed, Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, Blink 182, Avenged Sevenfold and Three Days Grace.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 29th, 2021 01:10pm | Duration: 32:59

We're heading to the Eventim Apollo Theatre. The Eventin Apollo, commonly known as just The Apollo, is a music and comedy venue that opened in 1932 and hosted everyone who's anyone over the years. Stay tuned to listen to top artists such as The Beatles, Springsteen, Bowie, Johnny Cash and Bob Marley!

Arctic Radio's World Tour


November 29th, 2021 01:05pm | Duration: 27:02

We're going to spend some time with the Scottish musicians that have made names for themselves at home and abroad. Artists like The Bay City Rollers, Annie Lennox from the Eurythmics, Gerry Raffert, The Proclaimers and Lewis Capaldi.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


September 19th, 2021 11:00am | Duration: 25:52

We're visiting the Netherlands' and checking out some of their hottest musicians through the years. Like who? Like Vengaboys, Golden Earring, Shocking Blue, Focus and Van Halen. You don't want to miss this one!

Arctic Radio's World Tour


September 12th, 2021 11:20am | Duration: 26:06

This trip to Albania showcases a variety of music genres, including electronic dance music (EDM), jazz and pop. Join us for a musical tour and expand your horizons.

Arctic Radio's World Tour


September 5th, 2021 11:00am | Duration: 23:38

This edition of World Tour features Tomorrowland, a concert venue in Boom, Belgium. It hosts one of the most popular electronic music festivals in the world. So popular, in fact, that they have to hold it over two weekends.

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