Geno Delafose http://redriverradio.org en Caravan: Steve Earl, Part Two, Live at the Fur Peace Ranch http://redriverradio.org/post/caravan-steve-earl-part-two-live-fur-peace-ranch <div><strong>Airs Friday, May 16 at 9 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on the Caravan we have a distinctive country flavor, both traditional and a touch old&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">school plus some Creole country music called </span>Zydeco<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. We feature tracks from Guy Clark, a new cut from Chris </span>Thile<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michael </span>Daves<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, some Alison Krauss, and an unusual track from the Punch Brothers. On Blues at the Bottom, country blues&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">from Marie </span>Nofsinger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Brad Paisley, a traditional and soulful track from Dorothy Moore and we'll have some happy feet&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">music from </span>Geno<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Delafose<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Beau </span>Jocque<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. On our concert hour, Part 2 of a solo show by Steve Earl at the Fur Peace&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ranch, and in our final hour we'll search for Sunken Treasure.</span></div><p> Sat, 17 May 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 44170 at http://redriverradio.org Caravan: Steve Earl, Part Two, Live at the Fur Peace Ranch Red River Radio Spotlight: NSU Louisiana Folk Festival 2013 http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-nsu-louisiana-folk-festival-2013 <p><strong>Aired Thursday, July 18 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong> <strong>Bill Beckett </strong>talks with <strong>Shane Rasmussen</strong>, the Director for the Louisiana Folklife Center and an Assistant Professor of English at <strong>Northwestern State University</strong> about the <strong>34th annual Louisiana Folk Festival</strong> which takes place Friday &amp; Saturday, July 19 &amp; 20 in Praether Coliseum on the Campus of Northwestern State University. For information about the festival, artists, and exhibits visit their web site at <strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu" target="_blank">NSU Louisiana Folk Festival</a> </strong>or call (318) 357-4332.</p><p><strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/assets/2013-FF/Festival-schedule-for-website.pdf" target="_blank">See the Schedule here</a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/assets/2013-FF/2013-Fiddle-Championship-Entry-Form.pdf" target="_blank">Fiddle Championship Entry Forms</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 30568 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: NSU Louisiana Folk Festival 2013 Four to be inducted into Louisiana's Hall of Master Folk Artists http://redriverradio.org/post/four-be-inducted-louisianas-hall-master-folk-artists <p>Two noted Louisiana craftspeople and two of the state’s leading musicians will be inducted into the Louisiana Folklife Center’s Hall of Master Folk Artists Saturday as part of the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.</p><p></p><p>This year’s inductees include accordionist Geno Delafose,&nbsp;frontman for his band&nbsp;“French Rockin’ Boogie.” Delafose is a rancher near his hometown of Eunice. He is serving as honorary chairman of this year’s festival in its 34<sup>th</sup> year.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:57:55 +0000 Courtney Heppe 30675 at http://redriverradio.org Four to be inducted into Louisiana's Hall of Master Folk Artists