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.

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8:00pm

Fri March 1, 2013
Twang Darkly

Twang Darkly Live on Red River Radio

Twang Darkly

Airs Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. Twang Darkly returns to Red River Radio for a live performance of their unique blend of original instrumental music that has been described as "Cinematic Appalachian jazz rock fetched from the future on a beer-fueled time machine fabricated from gourds and guitar strings." Twang Darkly features Michael Futreal on Appalachian dulcimer, banjo, gourdtar, guitar, harmonica, flute, and suchlike;  Troy Messina drum;  and Joel Boultinghouse on the big ol' string bass and electric guitars. Join us Friday night at 8 p.m. and while you’re at it, give us a call and help support live music on Red River Radio at 800-552-8502 or click here. DONATE NOW!

8:00pm

Fri March 1, 2013
Caravan

Caravan

Nick Brumley's New CD Cover

Airs Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. (Special Time)  This week on the Caravan we start with live music in our studio with Twang Darkly, beginning at 8 pm. They'll bring a unique blend of music featuring Appalachian dulcimer, banjo, gourdtar, guitar, harmonica, flute, stand up bass and percussions. Following the show some live tracks from a new release by Nick Brumley, Lyle Lovett with Luke Bulla, Nick Annis, Cosy Sheridan, Chris Smither, and Muddy Waters with the Rolling Stones. Our Final hour, be quiet and play the music will have a special appeal with Jeffrey Foucault, Cat Power, Belle & Sebastian, Joe Walsh, Chelsea Lynn LaBate, and the Hold Steady to name a few. We hope you'll tune and and also make a pledge during the show at 800-552-8502 or on line here:  DONATE NOW!

Caravan Playlist for Friday, March 1, 2013

8:00pm

Thu February 28, 2013
Buddy Flett

Buddy Flett and Friends Live from Red River Radio

Buddy Flett

Airs Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively acoustic blues show with Buddy Flett and friends, Live on Red River Radio. They return with a basket full of great blues to help Red River Radio raise the money we need to continue for the next year. Tune in for a great night of live music and help us out with your calls and pledges at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line now:  DONATE NOW!

8:00pm

Tue February 26, 2013
Airheart Live

Airheart Live from Red River Radio

Airheart

Airs Tuesday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. Airheart is an  acoustic trio playing a wide variety of music, from rock to pop to folk to country to blues to R&B. They place a special emphasis on beautiful harmonies, including not only their own original songs but also The Beatles, Smokey Robinson, Hank Williams, Sr., The Eagles, Three Dog Night, Simon & Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac, John Prine, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Pure Prairie League, The Hollies, Loggins & Messina, The Everly Brothers and many others. Airheart is Dan Garner, guitar, vocals, & harmonica; Amelia Blake, guitar & vocals; and Paula O'Neal, vocals, penny whistle, & percussion. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or On Line Now Here.

6:00pm

Sat February 23, 2013
Say it Loud

Say it Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity

Airs Sunday, February 24 at 6 p.m. "Say It Loud" traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the political spectrum. With recordings unearthed from libraries and sound archives, and made widely available here for the first time, "Say It Loud" includes landmark speeches by Malcolm X, Lorraine Hansberry, Angela Davis, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Louis Gates, and many others.

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