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.



Fri August 23, 2013


Iris DeMent

Airs Friday, August 23 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature music new music by Jason Isbell, Terra Naomi, Lisa Loeb, The Howling Brothers and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.... plus music from Townes Van Zandt, Allison Crowe, Roy Book Binder, Robert Earl Keen and a couple of classic tracks from The Bluebirds. This week in our Concert Hour, Iris DeMent take the stage at the Newport Folk Festival 2013, and in our final hour we'll seek answers to One Simple Question. Join us Friday at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio.

Caravan Playlist for Friday, August 23, 2013

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Thu August 22, 2013
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Piano Showdown 2012 Part 1

Airs Thursday, August 22 8 p.m. ** Special Note: Cedar Walton passed away this week. This is one of his final performances at the Savannah Music Festival. Part two will air next Thursday night at 8 p.m. **

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Thu August 22, 2013
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Mickey Davis Scholarship Concert

Giovanni De Chiaro

Kermit Poling talks with classical guitarist Giovanni De Chiaro about the Mickey Davis Scholarship Concert which will be held Friday, August 23 at 7 p.m. at the first Baptist Church of El Dorado. Contact the Church for more information at 870 - 863 - 7177.

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Tue August 20, 2013
Angelina Arts Alliance

Red River Radio Spotlight: Angelina Arts Alliance

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!


Mon August 19, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, August 19 at 11 a.m. The San Francisco Symphony joins the Red River Radio broadcast schedule with 26 concerts from one of America's most superb orchestra's. On this first program, music director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Hindemith's Cello Concerto. Maestro Thomas will also lead the orchestra in Beethoven's Leonore Overture No.3 Op. 72a; the Brahms Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op. 68;  and Liszt's Lamento e Trionfo from Tasso.