Joe Strummer Day 2016

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CJAM’s 7th Annual International Joe Strummer Day and 15th anniversary of Joe Strummer’s passing strives to aid in the “prevention or relief of poverty, particularly of young people, anywhere in the world by providing: grants, items and services to individuals in need and/or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty.” on Dec. 22 with 24 hours of musicology, journalism, criticisms and solutions (From the Joe Strummer Foundation objectives). Our charities of choice are The Downtown Mission in Windsor and Cass Community Social Services in Detroit.

Starting at midnight on the 15th anniversary of Strummer’s death, CJAM will again dedicate 24-hours to the cause, and that’s where CJAM’s great programmers come in. All regular programming will be pre-empted while our musicologists, activists, and journalists work together to get the world to listen to youth poverty issues. Terrestrially, the broadcast can be heard at CJAM 99.1 FM in Windsor-Detroit. Worldwide, you can stream us online at www.cjam.ca

Joe Strummer Day Breakdown

MIDNIGHT to 2AM: Joe Strummer Day Kickoff!
Join Station Manager Brady Holek & Program Director Carley Schweitzer as they kick off Joe Strummer Day with tunes from Joe Strummer & The Clash, an interview with Vernon Smith, Joe Strummer Day founder, and an overview of what CJAM has in store for the rest of the marathon.

2AM to 3:30AM: The Pogues with Joe Strummer Live in London
Experience this legendary live performance with The Pogues recorded in 1991 at the London Forum with Joe Strummer on lead vocals.

3:30 to 5AM: Walker [1987]
Brady (host of Music from Planet Earth) and Carley (host of Everything’s No Good) deconstruct the 1987 film and soundtrack Walker, speaking to Joe Strummers involvement as the soundtrack creator and the films relation to past and present poverty issues.

5AM to 6AM: The Clash Live at the Agora
The Clash live at the Agora, Cleveland, Ohio, Feburary 13, 1979

6AM to 7:30AM: In The Garage Special
The gang from In the Garage spin Joe Strummer & The Clash tunes from across their vast discography and even some covers!

7:30AM to 8AM: Disability & Poverty
Cam Wells (host of Handi-Link) discusses poverty issues within the disability community with a variety of different interviewees

8AM to 9AM: Community Organizations
Carley interviews community organizations such as the Windsor Youth Centre on the services they provide.

9AM to 11AM: Library Resources
Dave Konstantino (host of Revolution Rock) interviews Adam Peltier, a representative from the Windsor Public Library, on library resources, services, and the education available for everyone in our community. The show will also feature a selection of rare, live and studio cuts from the discography of Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros. 

11AM to 11:30AM: The 30 News presents: How Bad is Bad? A Documentary
The 30 News (University of Windsor digital journalism students) speak about their recent documentary focusing on poverty in the Windsor area. Hosted by Carley Schweitzer. See the documentary HERE

11:30AM to 1PM: Joe Strummer Day with DJ ME
Get filled in on everything that’s happened on Strummer Day so far with DJ ME (host of Productive Confusion) as well as a look forward to the rest of the day’s programming. Not to mention, rare cuts from the Strummer catalouge!

1PM to 2PM: West End Roundtable
Brady (host of Music from Planet Earth) deconstruct Windsor’s West End with interviews from local organizers and community groups.

2PM to 3PM: Reggae Clash
Cleo SP (host of The Beat Junkie Show) explores the reggae heritage of the Clash and focuses on reggae & dub versions of Clash songs.

3PM to 4PM: Positive Amplitude Special
Mr. T (host of Positive Amplitude) speaks with representatives from Matrix Human Services and Street Medicine Detroit dealing with poverty in the Detroit area.

4PM to 5PM: All in a Day’s Work Poverty Special
Join Mike & Jenny for a special broadcast of All in a Day’s Work with special interview content focusing on poverty in Windsor.

5PM to 7PM: Revolution Rock presents: Tymon Dogg
Dave Konstantino (host of Revolution Rock) interviews Tymon Dogg; mentor, fellow musician, and friend of Joe Strummer on teaching Joe how to play guitar right handed, Tymons time in Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, and the state of the world today. The show will also feature a selection of recordings from Tymon Dogg and music from The Mescaleros, alongside other projects.

7PM to 8:30PM: The Clash According to…
Joe McGregor (host of the Best Show Ever) presents Clash influenced tunes from bands around the globe!

8:30PM to 10PM: Downtown Mission & Cass Community
Brady Holek (Station Manager) speaks with representatives from the Downtown Mission & Cass Corridor while spinning some Clash tunes to lead you in to our live on location performances!

10PM to 2AM: CJAM 99.1 FM Presents: Joe Strummer Day Songwriters Festival
Join us at the Rondo (63 Pitt St. E in Windsor) for the Joe Strummer Day Songwriter’s Festival as we confront poverty in Windsor-Detroit! 16 musicians and songwriters will be performing in support of The Downtown Mission in Windsor and Cass Community Social Services in Detroit. Need more info? Visit the official Joe Strummer Day Songwriters Festival facebook page


RADIO BRAIN DRAIN

Radio Brain Drain is a week-long music party over CJAM’s airwaves celebrating punk music in all its forms! Check out all the programs doing specials below. Did you miss a show? Never fear, the archives are online to download at your leisure on the programming page!

SATURDAY
Revolution Rock 7pm
Cowboys & Indies 9pm

SUNDAY
Buked & Scorned 12pm
Take Me Down Under 5pm
Positive Amplitude 6pm
Indie Guitar Swing 8pm

MONDAY
Sing of Secrets 1pm
Headspace 2:30pm
Hardcover 4:30pm
Top12 Countdown 5pm

TUESDAY
Everything’s No Good 10:30am
The Other Side 1pm
Fundamental Frequency 2:30pm
The Motor City is Burning 6:30pm
Best Show Ever 9pm

WEDNESDAY
The Mixtape 10:30am
Music From Planet Earth 1pm
In The Garage 9pm

THURSDAY
Best Show Ever: Punk Countdown 12am
Soundtrack Attack 10:30am

FRIDAY
The Freedom Principle 5pm
Productive Confusion 6:30pm
Friday’s at the Hideout 8pm

New Programming on CJAM FM

Introducing some changes to our lineup for Summer 2016.
Read on for more info on new // revived // current shows!

 

THE MIXTAPE

The Mixtape is a brand new program airing on Wednesdays from 10:30AM-noon.
Do you remember back in the day when you wanted all of your favorite songs from all different genres complied together, but you had to go through the process of taping them off of the radio? The Mixtape, hosted by Rachel, offers that same concept without the hassle of waiting near your stereo to press record. Sit back and listen to a wide array of music such as alternative, indie, hip hop, funk, blues &beyond.


ALL IN A DAY’S WORK

All in a Day’s Work has re-surfaced, with new hosts & a new outlook. Check it out Thursday afternoons from 4:00PM-5:00PM
Join Mike & Jenny for a living documentary of two workers lives. Dealing with topics across the political spectrum, talking workers issues, and engaging in interviews and meaningful conversations.
Eastern Breeze has been on CJAMs airwaves for over a year now and is moving to our Friday afternoon lineup. Hang out with Sam & Danish every Friday from 2:30PM-4:00PM
A show with a focus on desi-South Asian music. Your Friday afternoons will lighten up with great music from different genres popular in India, Pakistan, and most of the remaining Asia. On top of that, fantastic Canadian music will be mixed in too!


STAGEDIVING LIVE!

 Stagediving Live! is your weekly concert update for acts coming through the Windsor-Detroit area. Join a rotating cast of hosts for interviews, album reviews, live coverage, concert listings, and a variety of music selections. Every Monday from 12:00PM-1:00PM

Tune in to something DIFFERENT. Check out our full schedule on the programming page. Just some of the ways CJAM is breaking new ground in Windsor-Detroit and beyond!

2016 CJAM JAMMY AWARD WINNERS!

CJAM 99.1FM

You voted, now see who won! CJAM loves all of our dedicated volunteers and we appreciate the effort put in to each and every show over our airwaves. Congrats to all!!

Best New Show: Eastern Breeze – Danish Muneer & Usama Siddiqui
Best Music Variety Show: Productive Confusion – Murad Erzinclioglu
Best Talk Show: The Shake Up – Paul Chislett
Best Folk/Roots/Blues Show: Jump Kat Jump – Slim Gene
Best Rock Show: Friday’s At The Hideout – Willy Wilson
Best Rock Show: Canadian Jam on CJAM 99.1 FM – Rosina Riccardo
Best Specialty Show: The Windsor Scene – Lauren Hedges
Best Specialty Show: Daybreak In Dixie – David Blakney & Gerald McCabe
Best International Show: The Freedom Principle, CJAM 99.1 – Tom Fleming
Best International Show: Eastern Breeze – Danish Muneer & Usama Siddiqui
Best Windsor Act: This Machine Kills Robots
Best Detroit Act: Protomartyr
Best Windsor Venue: Phog Lounge
Best Detroit Venue: Fox Theatre
UWSA Volunteer Of The Year: Glen Walker
On-Air Personality Of The Year: Slim Gene / Gino Pignanelli
Pledge Drive Volunteer Of The Year: Gin Murray – STEP 01
Volunteer Of The Year: Christien Gagnier
CJAM Lifetime Achievement Award: Vernon Smith