#GeektastiqCypha - Last Episode!

#GeektastiqCypha is doing their end of year episode, which also (sadly) happens to be the last one at CJLO :( 

Ramona Córdova - Jan 16th

CJLO and The Rest of Us (Tuesdays at 8pm) are very pleased to present Ramona Córdova, Why Try (new project from Ryan White and Karyn Bailey) and Sarah M live at Casa del Popolo on Tuesday, January 16th!

Full event details can be found on Facebook, HERE. The show's only $7 (or pay-what-you-can)!

Having troubles finding new music?

CJLO recently launched our own Spotify Account (@CJLO1690am) with tons of amazing playlists and ways to discover new and underground music!

Most notably, we have created a playlist called "New Montreal || Sounds from the Ground", which is updated on a weekly basis with music released by Montreal based artists in the past 3 months. If you see anything missing, shoot us an e-mail at promo@cjlo.com. As long as it's new, local and on spotify, we want it to be on there. Right now, there's over 8 hours of new/local music!

CJLO TOP 30 (NOV 21-27th)


Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from November 21st to 27th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Locals: Gutser, Total Bliss, BBQT, The Barr Brothers, Tshizimba, Shem G

Canadian: Casper Skulls, Odonis Odonis, METZ, Cardinals Pride, Biblical, Beliefs, Mauno, Alice Glass, King Khan, Chad VanGaalen, Lo Siento

CJLO's Electronic Music Dept. Presents

We are super happy to announce our third of five CJLO music department showcases at Casa del Popolo!

Our next showcase is on Thursday, January 11th presented by out Electronic (RPM) Department and features live performances from four amazing local artists: Max T, Raveen, CELESTE and Jaiden Davis-JonesYou can buy tickets at the door for only $7 (pay-what-you-can).

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton - GIVEAWAY!

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton (also known for her work in Metric and Broken Social Scene) is performing on December 4th at a beautiful church in Sainte-Thérèse.

Thanks to the wonderful people at Festival Santa Teresa we got two pairs of tickets up for grabs!!

To win, send us an e-mail at promo@cjlo.com with the subject title "Emily Haines". We'll be announcing the winner Thursday afternoon!

Support for Dominique Fils-Aimé

Dominique Fils-Aimé is a singer-songwriter from Montreal whose musical journey draws its influences from the 40's - 60's and the great soul divas like Billie Holiday, Etta James or Nina Simone. After joining The Voice in 2015 she released her first album, The RED EP, at the end of 2015. You might even have seen her perform in various venues across the city, as she was involved in events such as Montréal en LumièreC2 MontréalMovin'On, and the Kalmunity Vibe Collective

CJLO Top 30 (Nov 14-20th)


Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from November 14th to 20th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Locals: The Barr Brothers, Technical Kidman, Gutser, Smokes and Tshizimba

Canadian: Beliefs, Counterparts, Alvvays, Odonis Odonis, Mauno, Tough Age, Partner, Teenager, King Khan, METZ, The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Barr Brothers Giveaway!

We at CJLO love The Barr Brothers and their new album Queens of the Breakers

And don't only take our word for it. Exclaim! gave the latest record a 9/10 review, calling it a "rich and compelling record that deserves and rewards your close attention". Read the full review, HERE

Bobby Lashley on Main Event Radio

On the latest episode of Main Event Radio (Wednesdays at 2pm on CJLO 1690am), we looked back at a great week of Impact Wrestling tapings in Ottawa, Canada including the very special Main Event Radio night. Bobby Lashley stepped into the main event to issue a challenge to Brock Lesnar! oVe and Sami Callihan dropped by for a wild and crazy interview, which you can watch on YouTube, HERE. And we previewed WWE’s Survivor Series featuring Team Raw vs Team Smackdown and AJ Styles vs Brock Lesnar.


A CJLO Preview of Mundial Montreal


From November 14-17, this 4-day conference brings the world to us! Through carefully curated showcases, including Indigenous Sounds, professional panels such as Breaking into the US: Marketing World Music and numerous networking activities, Mundial Montreal is North America’s world music summit.


Ruby Ibarra Returns to BFTE

This week on Beats From The East, Bay Area MC Ruby Ibarra returns to speak on her debut album Circa91

Boy Harsher on Nozin' Around


Hot on the heels of their show at La Sala Rossa, Massachussetts' electronic duo Boy Harsher sat down with Emeline from Nozin' Around to discuss activism, the band's general aesthetic, and how their songwriting evolves with audience input. 

Giveaway | Mile-Out Series

We're giving away tickets to Mile-Out: Pony Girl & Michael Feuerstack this Friday, November 3rd at Théatre Outremont

To win, e-mail promo@cjlo.com with your name or call-in at the prompt tonight (Wed, Nov 1st) on "The Neighbourhood" between 5-6pm.


CJLO program SEWER SPEWER is celebrating it's 100th episode and two years on the air!

No better way to celebrate than a night of grind/harcore at COOP KATACOMBES this Thursday, Nov 2nd. Only $5 for performances from Patent, Robot, Offset, and Gutser.

All details can be found on the Facebook event, HERE