Bill Beckett

Airs Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll have cuts by Credence Clearwater Revival, the Mansion Family, Buddy Flett, Luther Allison, King Curtis, and new tracks from John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson. In our concert hour, Sarah Jarosz takes the stage at the Newport Folk Festival, and in our final hour we're "Lost with the Lights On."

Aired Thursday, July 16, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Janice Gatlin, program director for the The Multicultural Center of the South Joining about this year’s “A Taste Of Culture” – and “A Passage To India,” which will take place this Saturday, July 18, at 6 pm at Diamond Jack’s Casino. Full details can be found online at The Multicultural Center of the South or call 318-424-1380.

Aired Tuesday, July 14, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Shane Rasmussen, the Director for the Louisiana Folklife Center and an Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern State University about the 36th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival, which takes place Friday & Saturday, July 17 & 18, in the Praether Coliseum on the Campus of Northwestern State University. For information about the festival, artists, and exhibits visit online The Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival or call (318) 357-4332.

Airs Friday, July 10 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we new tracks Willie Nelson, Patty Griffin, The Mercy Brothers, and Buddy Flett plus blues from Neal Pattman, Taj Mahal, Little Pink Anderson and Ray Bonneville. Then in our concert hour we'll hear some tight four part harmonies from The Trishas, recorded Live at the Divide and in our final hour we'll walk in The Black Cat's Footsteps with cuts by Ulla Pirttijarvi, Anouar Brahem, Richard & Linda Thompson, Bill Miller, Gemma Hayes, and Beth Orton.

Airs Friday, June 26, at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we have a lot of new tracks from Blake Mills, Harry Dean Stanton, Zella Day, Eric Bibb and Twang Darkly plus tunes from Allison Crowe, The Head and the Heart, Andrea England, and Laurie McClain. This week in our concert hour we feature Jack Williams in a house concert from 2005 and this week on Be Quite and Play The Music we'll search for some Grace.