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A Cabin Christmas: here’s Cabin Radio’s festive schedule

A file photo of a Christmas tree
A file photo of a Christmas tree. Ollie Williams/Cabin Radio

Make Cabin Radio the soundtrack to your Christmas.

We’re on the air 24/7 with a series of specials from our range of community hosts, alongside the best Christmas music to accompany your festive fun (or just help you snooze on the couch).

Starting on Christmas Eve and through to Boxing Day, catch holiday specials created with love by local NWT residents as a Christmas gift just for you.

Adrienne Cartwright returns with her latest holiday special, a three-hour celebration of December holidays, traditions, and songs, accompanied by special guests.



Jim Taylor plays the greatest east-coast Christmas classics in a Northeast Christmas special.

Cabin Classics sees Sarah Vaughan host a two-hour classical festive special.

Out of the Bear Cave returns for a two-hour special with all-new Christmas tracks released this year, plus a showcase of alt-rock Xmas classics.

Cabin Country is extended to three hours for a special Christmas edition, featuring tracks from Dolly, Bing Crosby, Elvis, George Jones, Paul McCartney, Boney M, and more.



Join attemptress for a year-in-review special chosen in part by Cabin Radio listeners.

And throughout, listen to performances of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life by the hosts of Hay River’s CKHR.

Christmas Eve – Monday, December 24

2pm-5pm Adrienne Cartwright’s Very Festive Holiday Special followed by How the Grinch Stole Christmas
8pm-9pm Northeast Christmas Special

Christmas Day – Tuesday, December 25

6am-9am Adrienne Cartwright’s Very Festive Holiday Special followed by How the Grinch Stole Christmas
9am-11am Cabin Classics Christmas
12pm-1pm Northeast Christmas Special
1pm-2:30pm It’s a Wonderful Life by CKHR
3pm-6pm Adrienne Cartwright’s Very Festive Holiday Special
6pm-8pm Out of the Bear Cave
8pm-11pm Cabin Country

Boxing Day – Wednesday, December 26

9am-10m Northeast Christmas Special
10am-11:30am It’s a Wonderful Life by CKHR
12pm-3pm Adrienne Cartwright’s Very Festival Holiday Special
6pm-8am attemptress
8pm-9pm Northeast Christmas Special