CBC Television Network

Ear to the Ground

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1992 to 1995

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Monday nights from June 1992 to April 1995.

Dan Gallagher was the first host of this half-hour contemporary music program dedicated to new Canadian talent in every region of the country. Karen Gordon assumed hosting duties in 1994.  In addition to the usual format of a live performance, the show included interviews and biographical profiles of each group or solo artist.

The series featured performances by Jann Arden, The Barenaked Ladies; Bass is Base, Rawlins Cross, The Crash Test Dummies, Lisa Lougheed, Pressure Drop, Jale, The Mahones, Odds, The Barra MacNeils, Jim Witter, The Tea Party and the Holly Cole Trio.

Executive Producer: Faith Feingold

Written by John Corcelli – March, 2006