Press Image / Smithfield Fair

Airs Monday, March 9, at 8 p.m. You'll want to snuggle in on Monday evening with a lovely cup of tea, chocolate or coffee, and tune into Red River Radio to hear Smithfield Fair LIVE at 8 p.m. They will be performing and chatting with Caravan host and friend Bill Beckett along with Evening Jazz Host Wally Derleth, doing songs from their Southern Americana and Scottish repertoires, including a tune or two from their brand new MARBLES album of instrumentals. Please tune in and support Red River Radio in the Louisiana-Arkansas-Northeast Texas area during our Spring Pledge Drive and give us a call at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here. Donate Now!

Kate Archer Kent

Commentator Gary Joiner looks at the milestones of cotton production through history. 

Aired Wednesday, May 7 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with  soprano Martha Hollier about a Mother's Day Celebration to honor our Mothers with flowers, songs, piano music, and desserts. The celebration will take place this Friday, may 9th, at 7 p.m. in the Singing Pines Recreational complex in Hosston, Louisiana. The concert is free to all.  The Singing Pines Recreational Complex is located at 14905 Oak St, in Hosston, Louisiana.

Aired Tuesday, March 18 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Carolyn Huckabay, the event chair for Broadway Comes South featuring Shreveport Opera Express in a concert tribute to Josh Logan. Joining Carolyn and Bill is Rocky Maddox who will also perform during the fundraiser for the Clista Calhoun Center In Mansfield, Louisiana. For more information contact the Clista Calhoun Center 872-0016.

Press Image / LSU Shreveport

With the 86th Academy Awards ceremony less than a week away, commentator Gary Joiner is pleased with the Oscar buzz surrounding "12 Years a Slave" that closely examines an undeniable chapter in American history.