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.



Sat March 10, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Don Giovanni

Marty Sohl Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, March 10 at 12:00 p.m. The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, starring Gerald Finley in the title role. Andrew Davis conducts an extraordinary cast in Michael Grandage’s new production, with Bryn Terfel as Leporello, Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna, Ellie Dehn as Donna Elvira, Isabel Leonard as Zerlina,Matthew Polenzani as Don Ottavio, James Morris as the Commendatore, and Shenyang as Masetto.

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Fri March 9, 2012
Support Red River Radio

Win tickets to "Prairie Home"

We have another drawing tonight at 10:00 p.m. Everyone who pledges before 10:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8 will be automatically entered. You could win a pair of tickets to the live broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" on Saturday, June 9, at Shreveport's Municipal Auditorium. These are premium seats. Pledge NOW by calling 800-552-8502 or pledge online here: 

DONATE NOW!          Drawing Rules

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Thu March 8, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Buddy Flett, Jimmy Caskey, Tim Brogan Live on Red River Radio

Airs Thursday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively acoustic blues show with Buddy Flett, Jimmy Caskey, Tim Brogan Live on Red River Radio. They return with a basket for a great blues and 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!


Wed March 7, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band Live On Red River Radio

Airs, Wednesday Night at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band as they raise the roof and shake the foundation with their high energy electric blues on Red River Radio. You've heard them in the past and you know they always give a great performance. Please help out and show your support for AJ, The Band, and Red River Radio by pledging your support at 800-552-8502 or Pledge On Line Here: DONATE NOW!


Tue March 6, 2012

NPR Super Tuesday Coverage

Airs Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Ten states will hold Republican contests on Tuesday, March 6.  NPR will offer special coverage at 7 p.m., hosted by Audie Cornish and Melissa Block.

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