Bill Beckett

9:00pm

Fri March 28, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show at Newport Folk

Airs Friday, March 28, 2014.  This week on the Caravan we'll start out with a folky bluesy first hour featuring tunes from Verlon Thompson & Guy Clark, Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show & Chris Thomas King, Buddy Flett & Hubert Sumlin, and we'll throw is some Townes Van Zandt & Pink Anderson as well. Then in our second hour we'll bring you a concert from the 2013 Newport Folk Festival featuring Old Crow Medicine Show and in our final hour we'll Bendin' Like a Willow Tree. 

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12:00pm

Wed March 26, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: “Dress Casual” featuring Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin in Dress Casual at Angelina Arts Alliance

Aired Wednesday, March 26 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett sat down with Tracy Pinkerton, Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, to talk about their upcoming show called “Dress Casual” featuring Mandy Patinkin in concert accompanied by pianist Paul Ford. This show takes place Friday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin, Texas. For more information contact the Angelina Arts Alliance online or call 936–633–5454.

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9:00pm

Fri March 21, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka in the woods

Airs Friday, March 21 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll ponder the Great Compromise with music from Guy Clark, Carrie Rodriguez and Ben Kyle, Paper Moon Shiners, Buddy Flett, Donna the Buffalo, the Falls, Pierce Pettis, and a touch of Emerson, Lake & Palmer. In our concert hour Tony Trischka, Barry Mitterhoff, and Beppe Gambetta take the stage at the Fur Peace Ranch and in our final hour, we struggle against "Beauty in Fade" with tracks from Darrell Scott, Patty Griffin, John Trudell, The Eric Underwood Band, Richard Shindell and more.

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12:00pm

Thu March 20, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Bohemian Cowboy at River City Repertoire Theatre

Bohemian Cowboy

Aired Thursday, March 20 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with writer and star Raymond King Shurtz and director Kurt Brungardt about Shurtz’s one man play “Bohemian Cowboy” which is be presented by River City Repertoire Theatre this Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the East Bank Theatre in Bossier City. For more information contact River City Repertoire Theatre online or by phone at 318-868-5888.

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6:00pm

Tue March 18, 2014
Bird Calls

Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford

Cliff Shackelford

Aired Tuesday,  March 18 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took your 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 a future show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Our Next Bird Calls will be on Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.

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