Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu

                                   

  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Press Image / Guy Clark

Airs Friday, May 27, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature music by Laurie MccLain, The Be Good Tanyas, and Joanna Newsome as well as cuts from Twang Darkly, Otis Taylor, Diana Krall, and Julie Miller.  Then in our concert hour we'll remember Guy Clark with a rebroadcast of An Evening With Guy Clark, and this week in our final hour we'll seek the Seeds of Divinity with music by Trout Fishing In America, Bill Miller, The Cowboy Junkies, Calexico, John Trudell and more.

L. Sponsler / Press Image supplied by Producer, Charlie Warren

Airs Monday, May 10 at 10:00 p.m. Starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual creation of Memorial Day, we present an objective, nostalgic, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history. This program is highlighted by music of the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf, touching also on Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Airs Monday, May 30, at 1 p.m. Join the world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they celebrate the heroic sacrifices of our nations fallen with Keeping Their Stories Alive and Quiet Heroes featuring America the Beautiful, God Bless America, Our God Is Marching On, The Washington Post March, Distant Land, On This Day, Flag of the Free, Gently Raise the Sacred Strain, As the Dew from Heaven Distilling and much more. 

Airs Wednesday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. Wally Derleth will be your host with Bill Beckett at the Mix Console for this live show with Jazziana featuring George Hancock on flute, sax, percussions; Darrel Mims on guitar & vocals; Rodger Barnes on keys, percussion & vocals; and George Nelson percussion.

Airs Tuesday, May 24 at 8 p.m.  Join us for an evening of great music from Jazz and R & B to some great pop favorites as Chris McCaa (AKA Professor Porkchop) and Chris Allen perform live from the Red River Radio studios and help us raise the revenue we need for another year of great Public Radio programming. Call in during the show and show your support for live music at 800-552-8502 or Pledge Online Here.

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