Country http://redriverradio.org en Bob Wills: The King of Western Swing http://redriverradio.org/post/bob-wills-king-western-swing <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Sunday, May 18 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I used to say that Bob Wills was the Elvis Presley of Western Swing. He was as charismatic a performer as ever stood on stage according to the people who have reported to me and by looking at his films." - Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel).</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Imagine walking into a </span>dance hall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on a dusty Texas highway back in 1946. Sun, 18 May 2014 23:00:00 +0000 44162 at http://redriverradio.org Bob Wills: The King of Western Swing Steve Howell live From Red River Radio http://redriverradio.org/post/steve-howell-live-red-river-radio-0 <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Airs Wednesday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m.</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from&nbsp;country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD &quot;Since I Saw You Last&quot; was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the&nbsp;radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at <strong>800-552-8502</strong> or <strong><a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/rrr/default/form.pledgemain" target="_blank">Online Here</a></strong>.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz 34789 at http://redriverradio.org Steve Howell live From Red River Radio Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music http://redriverradio.org/post/unsung-stories-women-texas-music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Friday, May 24 at 11 p.m. &nbsp;</span></strong>KUT’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> award winning Texas Music Matters unit revisits the story of Texas music by turning a spotlight on the women who’ve helped shape it –and who continue to keep Texas a vital voice on the world stage. Join us for Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From the singing cowboys of depression era movies to the </span>beer-drinkin’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> good </span>ol’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> boys of modern country, Texas music has been wrapped in a Lone Star mythology that’s decidedly masculine. Yet from its earliest days, women like Cindy Walker wrote the songs the cowboys would sing. Some, like Janis Joplin, had to leave Texas to find acceptance on their own terms.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even now, the story of Texas music is only half told—glossing over the roles of pioneers like Big Mama Thornton or the struggles of modern movers and shakers from Ruthie Foster and Shawn Colvin to Sarah </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jaffe</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Girl in a Coma.</span></p><p> Sat, 25 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 25808 at http://redriverradio.org Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music Steve Howell live From Red River Radio http://redriverradio.org/post/steve-howell-live-red-river-radio <p><strong>Airs Wednesday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.</strong> Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from&nbsp;country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the&nbsp;radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or On Line Here.</p><p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 04:56:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz 17548 at http://redriverradio.org Steve Howell live From Red River Radio Steve Howell plays live on Red River Radio http://redriverradio.org/post/steve-howell-plays-live-red-river-radio-0 <p><strong>Airs Saturday,&nbsp;June 2, at&nbsp;7:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp; Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the radio by making a pledge by calling 800-552-8502. Sun, 03 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz 12018 at http://redriverradio.org Steve Howell plays live on Red River Radio