End Of The Year Drive

Current Total: $69,300 92% of goal Our End Of The Year Dive begins Monday, June 4, 2018. Please help continue more than 30 years of Public Broadcasting service to our region with your support. Everyone who makes a during this drive will be automatically entered into a drawing for a HP Chromebook 11 G5. Help us secure the future of Red River Radio is healthy as we work together for our future. Please DONATE NOW !

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Young Artists Competition 2018 Winners Concert

Aired Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3 p.m. Red River Radio presents the winners for the 2018 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will featured these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3 p.m. Please tune in and support these young artists.

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Monty Russell Live

Airs Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 8 p.m. Join us for a concert featuring Ruston native son Monty Russell Live in the Red River Radio Studios, with a unique blend of folk and blues from the Louisiana heartlands. Dave P. Moore on harmonica will join in as well. You can show your love for live music on Red River Radio by making a pledge during the show and help us during our pledge drive. Call and pledges at 800-552-8502 or pledge online now: DONATE NOW !

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Drawing - Signed Images by Michael Donnella

On Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. We will hold a drawing for this signed image by Michael Donnella. The image is 11" by 14" and is original art suitable for framing. Everyone who makes a donation in any amount before 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14 is automatically entered. Call now and make your contribution at 800-552-8502 or go online and DONATE NOW !

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Lip Service Live From Red River Radio

Airs Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. Barbara Jarrell, Cookie Garner, & Sandra Odom, AKA Lip Service, will join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Lip Service presents a blend of acoustic originals mixed with folk, classic pop and roots Americana covers for a delightful and fun evening of music. Support live, local music on the radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line here: DONATE NOW !

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Caravan: Emmylou Harris Live

Airs Friday, June 15, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature new music from One Mile An Hour and the Be Good Tanya's plus tracks from Myshkin's Ruby Warbler, Patty Griffin, Andrew Bird, Michael Hedges, Maggie Koerner along with Blues from Odetta and Lizz Wright. Then, in our concert hour we'll join Emmylou Harris live at the Newport Folk Festival in in our final hour we'll wander Gently Off The Edge.

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The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Vincenzo Bellini's I Puritani

Commentator Gary Joiner relates the historical significance of the Lone Star State.

Commentator Archie McDonald makes a shopping confession. 

"For the past 50 years the Community Foundation of North Louisiana has been a vital force in improving the quality of life in our community. From their support of the arts to their efforts at reducing poverty and the underlying issues, to improving the education of our children, they have been engaged on all fronts. Join us for a look at their efforts today as we speak with some of the organizations who are improving lives through the generous support of the Community Foundation."

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on how racial discrimination and relationships 

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a nontraditional Civil War soldier.

Commentator Archie McDonald pens a commentary about Independence Day. 

Brian O'Nuanain shares his views about the deficit, the debt, consumerism, smelly diapers, and other serious topics. 

Trail commentator Gary Joiner on Gen. Custer's Last Stand.

   Commentator Archie McDonald has a gentleman's guide to wearing hats.

Commentator Gary Joiner has the history of the railroad.

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Second City Summer Blockbuster Comes to Murphy Arts District in El Dorado

COMING TO ARKANSAS - Second City Summer Blockbuster will perform June 14th at the Murphy Arts District's Griffin Music Hall in El Dorado, Arkansas. Second City launched the careers of Bill Murray. Tina Fey. Stephen Colbert. Amy Poehler. Just like comic book super heroes, they too have an origin story, and it begins at The Second City. This summer The Second City presents the next generation of comedy superstars in Summer Blockbuster . Leave your 3-D glasses at home, because the explosions of...

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KLDN Transmitter at mid-power

The KLDN Transmitter suffered damage as a result of a bad compressor on the AC unit which cools the building. We are temporarily operating at mid level power until the return of a piece of equipment from the manufacturer's repair center. If our current power level does not reach your area, KLDN programming does continue to be available online at www.redriverradio.org . We appreciate your patience.

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Gary Borders: Remembering Wrestler Bruno Sammartino

Airs Friday, June 1, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders looks back in into the golden era of wresting and the life and career of Bruno Sammartino.

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Red River Radio Vehicle Donation Program

The Vehicle Donation Program provides Vehicle Donation Services to Public Radio stations across the country. This is a great way to support this station and get a tax write off for your car. Contact the Vehicle Donation program directly online or if you have any questions about the vehicle donation process, please don't hesitate to reach out to our vehicle experts at 855-277-2346 , or you can call our direct line at 401-808-8277.

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The Story Of Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford on Red River Radio

This video takes you into the studio with Cliff and also through the world of birds that we cover on Bird Calls, which airs the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Please join us and please call in with your questions at 800-552-8502

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