Blues

8:00pm

Fri March 2, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Steve Howell plays live on Red River Radio

Airs Friday, March 2, at 8 p.m.  Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the radio by making a pledge by calling 800-552-8502. Or, make your pledge now on line by clicking here:  DONATE NOW!

9:00pm

Fri February 24, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

A Tribute to Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Airs Friday, February 24 at 9:00 p.m. A Salute to Taj Mahal, the one-man palace of blues, world music, roots, folk, and funk. 

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8:00pm

Wed February 22, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Heavenly Sight: Of Vision Lost and Found

Airs Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. Despite disability, poverty, isolation and prejudice, a surprising number of blind African American musicians who came from the gospel tradition influenced not just gospel music, but blues, bluegrass, and American vernacular music up to and beyond rock and roll. Using narrative, archival audio, interviews, scholarly commentary and music, Heavenly Sight tells this little known story through broadcast and a comprehensive, interactive web site.

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9:00pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Buddy Guy: Can't Quit the Blues

Buddy Guy

Airs Friday, February 17 at 9:00 p.m.   A music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music. Buddy Guy's own comments come from an exclusive interview session, and include many recollections and insights that will heard on your station for the first time.

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9:00pm

Fri February 10, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Crescent City Blues

Richard "Tricky Dick" Dixon, who frequently plays with Tommy Singleton and John T. Lewis, at Mother-in-Law Lounge.

Airs Friday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m.   This one hour special takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town.

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