Q SoundCheck Episode 276: Johnny Winter with Ben Harper

Johnny Winter -- Step Back

A Willie Dixon number from the late Johnny Winter‘s Step Back album, coming Tuesday.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Pacifica Housing’s Be A Hero For A Night Event At Western Speedway

pacifica housing logo

It’s time to get that superhero costume of yours all laundered up for a great cause.  Pacifica Housing — the nonprofit organization which is marking 30 years of providing affordable housing for low income families, people with disabilities and adults … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 275: Counting Crows

Counting Crows -- Somewhere Under Wonderland

A random track from the new album which is coming this Tuesday.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Today’s Rockline Theme Thursday: The Saanich Fair (Ride ‘Em)


The 147th annual Saanich Fair is on this looooooong weekend, packing the most fun per square meter;  if you’re caller nine when you hear The Q’s Carny with Ed Bain between 530am and 900am or with me between 900am and … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 274: The Glorious Sons

Glorious Sons -- The Union

Heavy, the lead single from the forthcoming full length album The Union.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Q SoundCheck Episode 273: Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams -- Tracks Of My Years

She Knows Me, the Bryan Adams original on the forthcoming Tracks Of My Years covers album.   Yep, that’s the same Mr. Adams who was at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre a couple of years ago.     Here’s the tracklisting for … Continue reading


Arby’s Meat Mountain: Not Quite What You’d Call Vegetarian Fare


When you think of Arby’s, most likely you think of roast beef (witness the 1980s backronym America’s Roast Beef, Yes Sir) — but the restaurant chain is about more than just that.  To help get the expansive word out, the … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 272: Bob Seger

Bob Seger -- Ride Out

Detroit Made, the first single from the forthcoming Ride Out album.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Wanna get on The Q!’s payroll?


This fall, The Q! is getting desperate…so we’re going to pay you to listen with The Q!’s Payroll contest! Want to be one of our paid listeners? Apply to join The Q!’s Payroll here. Then, every weekday from 7:00 am–5:00 … Continue reading


New lobby photos at The Q!


In a storm of OCD, webmeister Bud put up a bunch of shiny new concert photos in our lobby. He’s pretty proud of himself. See them next time you visit The Q!, 2750 Quadra Street. =)