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The Stroumboulopouli

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CBC TV & Radio shows plus HNIC

His work with Artists for Peace and Justice

UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Strombo is on Cover Me Canada this Sunday

Cover Me Canada has George as judge tonight.
George Stroumboulopoulos, lover of music, agreed to be tonights guest judge last week when he had the host of Cover Me Canada Nicole Appleton and her husband Liam Gallagher on his show. 

Strombo in the week of Oct 30 to 4 Nov.

THE STROMBO SHOW, October 30, 2011

Happy Halloween. A Strombo Show Tradition, we celebrate all things Halloween in a musical sense. This is the Strombo Show team's favourite show of the year.

Strombo regular Bob Mackowycz drops in to play some Halloween favourite's and writer Liisa Ladoceur will stop by to talk about her book Encyclopedia Gothica, and play some classic 'Goth" songs. Also we play some classic and not so classic Halloween tunes. We go dark!

Light a candle, carve a pumpkin, eats some candy and tune in.

8pm - 11pm
CBC Radio 2

Follow along on Twitter @strombo
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Contributed by

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week

Monday Oct 31
Entertainer Martin Short has been on the show before and I invite you to enjoy this clip

And Director William Friedkin

Tuesday Nov 1 
The beloved and unpredictable Canadian Actor William Shatner 

plus TV and Film Director  Davis Guggenheim

Wednesday Nov 2 

Singer and Author Jann Arden
Jann Arden braves the CN tower walk with Rick Mercer earlier this season.

Thursday Nov 3 
Kermit the Frog 

Activist, speaker, hero Rick Hansen

Friday Nov 4 
Best of the Week 
Musical performance by Dan Mangan

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Oct 23-28 is a great week of entertaining interviews.

The Strombo Show
October 23, 2011

Can one define what the elements to the perfect rock and roll song is? Is it length, the music or lyrics? CBC Radio 3's Lana Gay visits to chat with George about what makes the perfect song?

Also Strombo Show regular Bob Mackowycz Jr. will pop in for his annual musical salute to Scorpios.

Our Magnificent 7 Countdown as always is an eclectic one, we play some exclusive acoustic music from
K-os. We also wax on some important dates in music history, 10 with Tom Waits, and we will wind down in our Big Lie Down segment with some Canadian easy listening selections. 

8pm - 11pm
CBC Radio 2

Follow along on Twitter @strombo
Download the Strombo Show App

Contributed by 
Darby Wheeler
(a big fan of Lights)

George Strouboulopoulos Tonight this week

Monday Oct 24
Singer and friend of the show Michael BublĂ©

Matt Watts and Bob Martin
of Michael Tuesdays and Thursdays

Tuesday Oct 25

Singer Liam Gallagher and his wife Nicole Appleton of Cover Me Canada
George will be on Cover Me Canada this Sunday Oct 23.
Filmmaker Nick Broomfield

Wednesday Oct 26
Actor, comedian John Lithgow

and Executive Director of the WFP
Josette Sheeran

Thursday October 27
Crime Fiction Author Ian Rankin 

Friday October 28
The Best of the week
and a perfomance by 
Don't forget to help feed people in need play
You can join George's team or start your own with a group of your friends or co-workers. 

Sunday, October 16, 2011

This week, Oct 16-21, in Strombo

The Strombo Show
October 16/2010

We have a mixed bag on tonight's Strombo Show. Great new music from Lana Del Ray, Chad Van Gaalen, Jack White doing U2 in The Magnificent Seven Countdown. Our Lady Peace drummer Jeremy Taggart stops in to chat about World Food Day, and play some music that is close to him.

8pm - 11pm
CBC Radio 2 

Follow along on Twitter @strombo 
Download the Strombo Show App

Contributed by
Darby Wheeler

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week

If you want to see a live taping of the show go to Tickets 

Monday Oct 17
NHL Commissioner 
Actress, spokesperson Laura Vandervoort

Tuesday Oct 18

Canadian Actor Cory Monteith

Also Author and former Gov Gen Adrienne Clarkson

Wednesday Oct 19 

Oscar winning Actress and UN's Goodwill ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking.  
Son of Bob Marley and musician in his own right Ziggy Marley

Thursday Oct 20
Musician and TV star Chris Isaak

Plus Politician the Hon. Bev Oda

Friday Oct 21
Best of the Week
plus a musical performance by
 The Arkells

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Thanksgiving week GS Tonight.

The Strombo Show
Sunday Oct 9

Happy Thanksgiving! Bob Mackowycz drops in to talk about underrated albums from huge artists (think Beatles,Springsteen). Also we start high energy in our Magnificent 7 Countdown to help shake the Turkey, then get grimy but end it softly. The Blend Mini Mix is back with an Autumn inspired mix from Toronto DJ Tom Wrecks. 

Tune in to, or listen online to, CBC Radio 2 from 8-11 pm and you can follow along with George @Strombo and more can be found at

Contributed by
Darby Wheeler
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week
Monday Oct 10
Actor of stage and screen Paul Gross
Activist Tzeporah Berman

Co-director Climate and Energy Program Greenpeace International

Punk musician with the band D.O.A Joe Keithley  

Tuesday Oct 11
Actor Brian Dennehy

and author, speaker and advocate Shannon Moroney

Wednesday Oct 12
Financial Dragon Kevin O'Leary

Author and columnist Thomas L. Friedman

Thursday Oct 13
Author and defender of Libraries Margaret Atwood

plus Actor Shawn Ashmore

Friday Oct 14
Best of the Week

Sunday, October 02, 2011

First week of October and Strombo is JETting.

THE STROMBO SHOW  Sunday October 2 ,2011

Happy October! George just jetted back from Vancouver, so inspired by all things West Coast, he invited CBC Radio 3's Lana Gay to come visit to chat about the best music from the Vancouver.

Also The Can Con Don visits to talk about Canadian Music Legends who have been sampled by new Canadian artists. Our Magnificent 7 Countdown is guitar friendly, we pay tribute to the Jet's coming back to Winnipeg, a classic 80's dance party, and we have some new material from Tom Waits in our '10 from Tom' segment.

8pm - 11pm on CBC Radio 2

Follow along on Twitter @strombo and you could download The Strombo Show APP on Itunes.

contributed by
Darby Wheeler

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week!

Monday Oct 3
Actress Kim Cattrall
Plus Actor Director Producer Shawn Levy

Tuesday Oct 4 
Heavy Metal singer Sebastian Bach


And Comedian Richard Fulcher

Wednesday Oct 5 
Needs no introduction Ron MacLean

Thursday Oct 6
Writer, Actor Seth Rogen
As well as Singing dancing hero Hugh Jackman

Friday Oct 7 
Best of The Week 
And Musical Guest Ohbijou

Also on Thursday October 6th you may have noticed that the show features interviews you may have already seen this season. Well that is because George will be JETting to Winningpeg that day. 
Strombo will be hosting The 2011 NHL faceoff in Winnipeg.