Bill Beckett

Scott Crain

Airs Friday, March 13, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we take a page from Randall Bramblett, Tim Easton, Paul Lee Kupfer & Ian Thomas Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, plus blues by AJ & Two Tone Blues Band, Jazzianna, and Dr. John. Then in our concert hour we travel back to India Nights 2013 for a concert featuring Rajeev Taranath and Chitravina N. Ravikiran and in our final hour we’ll walk Along the High Ridges.

Bill Beckett spoke with Blayne Weaver and Jason Guy who star in the new production of Boeing Boeing, a 2008 Tony Award winner revival and classic farce in the French style which also features Peggy Byers, Anna Maria SparkeKeele, Cara Johnston, and Susan Kirton. This production opens tonight, Wednesday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. with performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. All performances take place at the East Bank Theater in Bossier City. For more information visit River City Repertoire Theatre online or call 318-868-5888.

Bill Beckett spoke with Abigail Dillard, a junior theatre major at Centenary College, about “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” which she will be directing. This production will take place at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. The show opens tonight, February 5, at 8 p.m., with performance on Friday, February 6 and Saturday February 7 at 8 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, February 8, at 2 p.m. For more info visit the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call 318–869–5074. 

Airs Friday, January 30 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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Friday, January 23, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we’ll hear from the Secret Sisters, John Trudell, Robert Deeble, and Alex De Grassi with blues from Billy Holiday, James Cotton, Joe Pug, and Charles Brown. For our concert hour we invited Smithfield Fair to join us in our studio for some live music and conversation and during our final hour we’ll find that “This Too Shall Pass” with music by Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Danny Schmidt, Lou Reed & John Cale, Diane Ward, Jack Johnson, Bonnie Raitt, and Government Mule.