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

Thu October 17, 2013
Chris McCaa live

Chris McCaa - AKA Professor Pork Chop live

Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop

Airs Thursday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop will be cooking up some musical gumbo LIVE Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. on Red River Radio. Tune in for more live music during our Fall Pledge Dive and give us a call at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here. Donate Now.

8:00pm

Wed October 16, 2013
Steve Howell live

Steve Howell live From Red River Radio

Steve Howell

Airs Wednesday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or Online Here.

8:00pm

Tue October 15, 2013
Airheart Live

Airheart Live from Red River Radio

Airs Tuesday, October 15 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

Sun October 13, 2013
American Radioworks

American Radioworks: Second Chance Diploma - Examining the GED

Airs Sunday, October 13 at 6 p.m. This program documents how the GED – originally designed to help World War II veterans go to college – became the fallback option for millions of high school dropouts. It explores how the GED is changing and what those changes mean for millions of Americans being left behind by our changing economy. 

2:00pm

Sat October 12, 2013
Santa Fe Chamber Music

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Saturday, October 12 at 2 p.m. This week on the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival we present a Selection of Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini; the world premiere of Snow and Snow for Clarinet, Viola & Piano by Helen Grime; the Piano Quintet in F-sharp Minor, Op. 67 by Amy Beach featuring pianist Anne-Marie McDermott and the Orion String Quartet; and George Gershwin's I Got Rhythm with pianist Kirill Gerstein.

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