Caravan

Caravan: Brian Blade

Feb 26, 2016
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Airs Friday, February 26, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature a special one our profile of Shreveport's own Brian Blade featuring selected works from Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band plus numerous works from other artists with whom he collaborated. You'll hear works by Norah Jones, Iron & Wine, Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and of course Brian Blade & Fellowship Band.

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Airs Friday, January 29, at 9 p.m. This week we open with a blues inspired tribute remembering Jerry Beach featuring music by Buddy Flett, Albert King, Government Mule, the Allman Brothers, and Jerry Beach. Then in our concert hour we visit with BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet - Live at Southwest Stages and this week in our final hour we'll lament the absence of angels.

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Airs Friday, January 22, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll have cuts by Creedence 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."

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Airs Friday, January 15, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll open with a look back at the life and influences of David Bowie featuring tracks from The Rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust, Space Oddity, and Heroes plus track from numerous artists he collaborated with including Brian Eno, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Mott The Hoople, and more. Then, in our concert hour, another musical icon, Arlo Guthrie live on stage at the Tent Show Radio Hour Live from Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield Wisconsin and in our final hour we'll dance with the Lady in Black.

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Airs Friday, January 8, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature some familiar sounds to open with a couple of classic cuts by Jethro Tull, plus tracks from Hat Check Girl, Allison Crow, Cassandra Wilson, and Chris Belleau, and we'll toss in some Aretha Frankin to boot. Then in our concert hour we travel to the Newport Folk Festival for a concert featuring Tift Merritt, and this week in our final hour we fly over the Cuckoo's Nest.

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