Bill Beckett

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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Airs Friday, September 8, 2017, at 9 p.m. This weeks Caravan features music by Cloud Control, Nick Brumley, and Matt The Electrician, with Blues at the Bottom by Etta Baker, Kieren Kane, Xavier Rudd and a little Buddy & Julie Miller for fun. This week in our concert hour we feature Dave Mallett Live at Leu Gardens, and this week in our final hour we ask "How Can I Keep From Singing."

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Airs Friday, September 1, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week we'll hear from The Trishas, Libby Kirkpatrick, Po' Girl, The Be Good Tanyas, Townes Van Zandt, Chris Thomas King, the Mansion Family, and Postmodern Jukebox in our first hour. Then, we go to Live at the Divide in Montana for a concert with Martha Scanlan, and in our final hour, we pay visit to The Last Cathedral with Richard Shindell, Steve Earle, Andrew Vasquez, Neil Young and Violet.

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Airs Friday, August 25, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature music by Laurie MccLain, the Be Good Tanyas, and Joanna Newsome as well as cuts from Twang Darkly, Otis Taylor, Diana Krall, and Julie Miller. Then in our concert hour we'll remember Guy Clark with a rebroadcast of An Evening With Guy Clark, and this week in our final hour we'll seek the Seeds of Divinity with music by Trout Fishing In America, Bill Miller, The Cowboy Junkies, Calexico, John Trudell and more.

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