Bill Beckett

Caravan: Steve Earl

Sep 29, 2017
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Airs Friday, September 29, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we have a distinctive country flavor, both traditional and a touch old school plus some Creole country music called Zydeco. We feature tracks from Guy Clark, a new cut from Chris Thile with Michael Daves, some Alison Krauss, and an unusual track from the Punch Brothers. On Blues at the Bottom, country blues from Marie Nofsinger and Brad Paisley, a traditional and soulful track from Dorothy Moore and we'll have some happy feet music from Geno Delafose and Beau Jocque. On our concert hour, Part 2 of a solo show by Steve Earl at the Fur Peace Ranch, and in our final hour we'll search for Sunken Treasure.

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Airs Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 8 p.m. Barbara Jarrell & Cookie Garner, AKA Cookie Jar, will join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. They'll presents a blend of acoustic originals mixed with folk, classic pop and roots Americana covers for a delightful and fun evening of music. Support live, local music on the radio.

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Airs Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 8 p.m. Joins us for a lively blues show with Buddy Flett, live on Red River Radio. He returns 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 here. DONATE NOW!

Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, the Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 9th annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will take place this Weekend, September 22 & 23, at Northwestern State University.  If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center or call the center at (318)-357-4332.

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Airs Friday, September 15, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll hear new music from Myshkin's Ruby Warbler and Mia Dyson as well as some vintage cuts from Neil Young, Victoria Williams, Muriel Anderson, The Pines, and Kris Delmhorst. On Blues at the Bottom we'll feature Buddy Flett, Etta Baker, Bobby Rush, and Chris Belleau. In our concert hour this week we'll hear Part 1 of a concert by Chris Smither, recorded Live at the Fur Peace Ranch and in the third hour we'll be Chasing the Westing Sun.

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