Turn on your radios tomorrow morning from 9-11am and tune into Jazz Amuck on CKUT to find out how you can win a pair of tickets to some of the shows of the 2013 Suoni per il Pololo festival! CKUT legend Steve Guimond will also be in the studio to tell you alllllll about the artists and events for this year’s festival. Make sure to tune in– we’re giving away oodles of tickets and we really want you to win them!
Steve Guimond is a living legend here at CKUT. Once the music coordinator at the station, Guimond has gone on to be the creative director of Suoni per il Popolo and super active in the Montreal music scene. And he’ll be coming into this here station, just for you, to tell you all about cool music coming up in Montreal!
Suoni per il Popolo is an annual festival featuring an eclectic variety of jazz, experimental, and avant-garde music and experimental film each June in Montreal. The festival gathers local emerging artists alongside established international acts to create two weeks of weird, cool art.
You can WIN tickets to artists like Peter Brötzmann and Joe McPhee, Pacha and Joshua Abrams, The Ratchet Orchestra, and the French-American Peace Ensemble and the film David S. Ware: A World of Sound. Seriously! We’re giving away so many tickets! Make sure to tune into CKUT 90.3 FM Friday at 9am to find out how. If Friday morning you’re stranded without a radio, don’t worry– we’re giving some tickets away via email, so you can listen through the archives and still be part of the fun.
Check out Joshua Abrams playing the guimbri on a Chicago rooftop: