Caravan with Bill Beckett

Fridays at 9pm

So Much Music - So Little Time

The Caravan is a Weekly program featuring a diverse selection of music and hosted by Bill Beckett. Each week you'll hear selections from across the globe in a mosaic designed to carry you along effortlessly. The program will feature a broad mix in hour one with certain recurring themes. 

Hour two will feature live concert material gathers from around the country and world, from locally produced concert recorded in our new studios to concert we record at venues around our listening region. We will also feature specials on a variety of musical subjects and live CD material as well.

Hour three is simply called be quiet and play the music. This hour is designed as a 52:00 minute segment of music with no breaks. A listening experience that is unique. Underneath the music is a sort of hidden theme that only Bill knows and he's not telling, so you can approach the hour and let it affect you in your own unique way. Bill will return near the end to let you know what you've heard and close out with one final song.

Tune in Friday at 9:00 p.m. for the Caravan. Bill has a vast library of music and a deep love of all genre's from Indian Raga's and Delta Blues to Classical, Jazz, Folk, Rock, Alternative, and World and more. We hope you enjoy the experience and discover new music each week as well as hear familiar favorite.

For More Information contact Bill at wbeckett@lsus.edu.

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Fri June 26, 2015
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Caravan: Jack Williams Live

Airs Friday, June 26, at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we have a lot of new tracks from Blake Mills, Harry Dean Stanton, Zella Day, Eric Bibb and Twang Darkly plus tunes from Allison Crowe, The Head and the Heart, Andrea England, and Laurie McClain. This week in our concert hour we feature Jack Williams in a house concert from 2005 and this week on Be Quite and Play The Music we'll search for some Grace.

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Fri June 19, 2015
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Caravan: Martha Scanlan Live at the Divide

Martha Scanlan
Martha Scanlan

Airs Friday, June 19, at 9 p.m. This week we'll hear from The Trishas, Libby Kirkpatrick, Po' Girl, The Be Good Tanyas, Townes Van Zandt, Chris Thomas King, the Mansion Family, and Postmodern Jukebox in our first hour. Then, we go to Live at the Divide in Montana for a concert with Martha Scanlan, and in our final hour, we pay visit to The Last Cathedral with Richard Shindell, Steve Earle, Andrew Vasquez, Neil Young, and Violet.

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Fri June 12, 2015
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Caravan: Lyle Lovett's Songwriters Summit with Guy Clark, Joe Ely, and John Hiatt

Airs Friday, June 12 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll start the show of with a lot of brand new tracks Tearjerker and Myung Whun Chung along with Mia Dyson, Tom the Lion, and the Donkey's as well as classic cuts from Crosby Still & Nash, Erica Wheeler and Carlos Nakai. Then in our concert hour we'll go to LA for a Songwriters Summit featuring Lyle Lovett, Guy Clark, Joe Ely, and John Hiatt and for our final hour we'll follow the Road To Red Point.

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Fri June 5, 2015
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Caravan: Sigur Rós Live

Sigur Rós

Airs Friday, October 11 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we’ll feature music from PH Balance, Myshkin’s Ruby Warbler, Chris McCaa and Chris Allen, Rose Polenzani, Ali Farke Toure, Dave Matthews, Joe Ely and tracks from the latest release by Buddy Flett.  Then in our concert hour, Sigur Ros live from Celebrate Brooklyn, and in the final hour, we go beneath the fire. Tune in for the Caravan, Friday at 9 on Red River Radio.

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Fri May 29, 2015
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Caravan: Airheart Live in the Red River Radio studios

Press Image Airheart

Airs Friday, May 29, at 8 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll open with music by Bill Miller along with Neil Young, Ali Farke Toure, Buddy & Julie Miller and a touch of Ravi Shankar. Then we'll feature a live in studio set with Airheart and songs from their newest CD "All Dressed Up," and in our final hour we'll wonder again "What's Behind The Eyes."

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