by Brent Eades

Stuart McLean

The first of two episodes of the Vinyl Café recorded in Almonte in July will air this weekend on CBC’s Radio 1 and Radio 2, according to an email from the show’s music producer.

This will be the 20th anniversary episode, featuring Ottawa band The PepTides performing musical treatments of stories from host Stuart McLean’s latest book, Revenge of the Vinyl Café.

The episode can be heard at the following times:

  •   Saturday, September 7 at 9:05 AM across Canada (Radio Two)
  •   Sunday, September 8 at 12:05 PM across Canada (Radio One)
  •   Tuesday, September 10 at 11:05 PM across Canada (Radio One)

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The second episode will air October 19, 20 and 22 at the same times.

If you happen to miss one, you can also download copies after the air dates, from

Both episodes were highly enjoyable. Don’t miss them!