Bill Beckett

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Airs Friday, April 1 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we feature new music from Arc Iris, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Yarn, and the Boreal Sons plus tracks from Townes Van Zandt, Diana Krall, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Robert Deeble and Chris Thomas King. Then in our concert hour, we travel to SXSW in Austin for a double bill featuring Youth Lagoon live at Stubbs and the R & B sounds of Kelis will also be featured live from Stubbs. Then, in our final hour we'll wander to The Other side of Daybreak.

Press Image - H. Sparrow / Don Conoscenti

Air Friday, March 25, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll open with two by Maggie Koerner and we'll hear from First aid Kit, Red Bird, Eric Underwood, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Ali Farke Toure, Ry Cooder, Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Charlie Musselwhite, J. Edwards, and AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band. Then in our concert hour we go to Decatur, GA for a concert featuring Don Conoscenti live at Eddie's Attic and in our final hour we go from Bad Nights to Better Days with tunes by Cat Power, Jeffrey Foucault, Robert Deeble, the Hold Steady, Belle & Sebastian, and Joe Walsh.

Airs Tuesday, March 15, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.

Airs Thursday, March 10, at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively blues show with Buddy Flett, live on Red River Radio. He returns with guest Tim Brogan on fiddle and 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!

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Airs Wednesday, March 9, at 8 p.m. Alan Dyson will join us in our Marion and Donald Weiss Performance studios for two hours of music along with poet David Love Lewis. A mix of music, spoken word and more should liven

   up the evening and hopefully prompt you to call in with a pledge in support of our local live music programming. You can call in during the show at 800-552-8502 or you can pledge online here. DONATE NOW! 

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