Destroyer, Jen Castle & KEN Mode

Join Justin and Simone the Canucks on today’s episode of This Great White North for your chance to win tickets to see Destroyer, Jennifer Castle, and KEN Mode when they come through town next week. We’ll also get you the latest news on upcoming shows in town, including some brand new additions to our concert calendar. Plus, we’ve got new music by West Nile and some favorites from the mid-2000s, like The Lovely Feathers, Meligrove Band, and The Mark Inside.

Dan Bejar of Destroyer. Credit
Dan Bejar of Destroyer. Credit: Bill Ebbesen

All that and more is coming up today at 4:30 PM Central on This Great White North, broadcasting independent Canadian music every week on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live online, worldwide, at

Three weeks of ticket giveaways!

Fucked UpAustin’s only Canadian independent music radio show will be giving you the chance to win tickets to four upcoming Canadian acts—week after week after week!

Join us every Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 PM—on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin and worldwide at—for the best in independent Canadian music and for your chance to win a spot at one of the several Canadian acts coming through town.

On next week’s show (Jan. 24), we’ll have tickets for Torontonian punk rockers (and 2009 Polaris Prize winners) Fucked Up, playing an outdoor show at Mohawk, along with tickets to see legendary Vancouver hardcore punk rock band D.O.A. at Infest.

The Pack A.D.The following week (Jan. 31), we’ll be giving away tickets to see Winnipeg-based noise rock group KEN Mode (along with Russian Circles and Inter Arma) at Red 7.

And don’t forget to tune in the week after that (Feb. 7) for your chance to see Vancouver’s garage rock duo The Pack A.D. when they play at Mohawk.

Make sure to listen live at 4:30 PM every Friday on 91.7 FM in Austin and worldwide at for the best in independent Canadian artists and tickets to great Canadian acts!

And don’t forget to visit our Events page for details of all the upcoming Canadian shows in Austin, including Arcade Fire, Chromeo, Mac DeMarco, Royal Canoe, and the 70+ Canadians announced so far for SXSW 2014!