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.



Sun January 1, 2012
Cultural and Community

New Years Day from Vienna

Airs Sunday, January 1 at 10:00 a.m.
The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music and WGBH, Boston.

 A repeat of this Live Broadcast aired Monday, January 2 at 1:00 p.m..


Sat December 31, 2011
Cultural and Community

Toast of the Nation

Airs Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Count down, sing along, and dance to live music all night long. Travel from coast to coast with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. It's the perfect holiday special for any New Year's party. 

Highlights include Julian Lage Trio LIVE from Boston, a Billy Taylor Tribute from DC, Wynton Marsalis LIVE from NYC , from the Detroit Jazz Festival - Sing the Truth, Junior Mance Quintet from Denver, and the  Billy Childs Quartet LIVE from LA .


Sat December 31, 2011
Cultural and Community

Metropolitan Opera - Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus

Airs Saturday, December 31 at 12:00 noon

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Thu December 29, 2011
Cultural and Community

Savannah Music Festival - Piano Showdown Part One

Airs Thursday, December 29 at 8:00 p.m.

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Tue December 27, 2011
Cultural and Community

Newport Jazz Festival 2011: New Black Eagle Jazz Band In Concert

New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Newport Jazz Festival 2011

Airs Tuesday, December 27 at 9:00 p.m.
The 40-year-old trad jazz band performed at the Newport Jazz Festival on August 6.

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