Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz

Producer & Host

Wally moved to Shreveport in the fall of 1994 from Wisconsin. He started with Red River Radio in November 1999. Wally enjoys listening to music, playing golf, umpiring high school and college baseball games, and he likes to read "anything by Stephen King or Tom Clancy." You also will find him cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

Ways to Connect

Red River Radio / Red River Radio

Airs Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 8 p.m. Join us once again for an electrified performance AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band take to the air waves. AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band have maintained a prestigious career over the years and have played the Sonny Boy Blues Society Battle of the Bands Competition, the King Biscuit Blues Festival and the International Blues Competition in Memphis. They are well know throughout the region and always inject high voltage into our pledge drives. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or On Line Now Here.

Dirtfoot / Used by Permission

Airs Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 8 p.m. Dirtfoot, features a Dose of Gypsy Punk Country Grumble boogie. For over 10 years, Dirtfoot has been spreading their infectious grooves and their unique Gypsy Punk Country Grumble Boogie sound. The crowds come to take part in the fun and chaos, hollering to all the calls and responses, shaking their beancans, and getting down with the infectious grooves.

Press Image / Steve Howell

Airs Thursday, March 3, at 8 p.m. Guitarist Steve Howell along with guest artist Dan Sumner join 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, all from the Great American Songbook. 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.

Airs Tuesday, October 11, at 8 p.m. Co-op Mode will join us in the studio for a live jazz concert. Co-op Mode features Philip Bradbury as arranger and playing clarinet and sax; James Cameron on bass; Geraldine Walker on drums, and Matt Harris on grand piano. Tune in and enjoy and also help Red River Radio raise the money we need to continue for the next year. You can call in and pledge at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line now: DONATE NOW!

Press Image / Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show

Airs Thursday, October 6, at 8 p.m. Join us for an up-tempo show featuring Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show with a unique blending of folk, bluegrass, and old tyme music that will start your feet shuffling. we also hope you'll help out and support Red River Radio during our  end of the year membership campaign so we can continue to bring you the widest variety of great shows week after week.

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