Bill Beckett talks with John Howe, President of the American Federation of Musicians Local 116 and Bill Causey, owner of Band House about their annual Jazz Concert and Clinic which takes place tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Parkway High School auditorium. The concert and clinic are free for any students who wish to attend and $5.00 for adults. The concert and clinic feature Mike Williams, a Shreveport native and lead trumpet player for the Count Basie Orchestra for over 20 years; Gary Meggs, former alto and tenor saxophone player with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and Director of Instrumental Music at the University of Arkansas and C. E. Askew, drummer with the renowned U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note Jazz Ensemble for 26 years. More info at 868-0522.
Kermit Poling talks with Mandolinist Jeff Midkiff who be the guest soloist for this Saturday's Shreveport Symphony Concert at Riverview Theatre in Shreveport. More Information at the Shreveport Symphony.
Smetana: The Moldau Midkiff: From the Blue Ridge Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale)
Kermit Poling talks with Jeanette Mladenka from the Shreveport Opera Guild about Les Boutiques De Noel, taking place November 15, 16, & 17 at the Bossier Civic Center. Les Boutiques De Noel, the 38th Annual One Stop, Holiday Shopping Extravaganza is a showcase features a variety of items for holiday gifts and decorations.
Hours are Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call 318- 227-9503 for more information.
Bill Beckett talks with Mark Massom, the interpretive ranger at Lake Bistineau State Park about the ongoing Louisiana Outdoor Outreach Program for kids that takes place at the Park as well, as well as other uncoming events including an archeological dig that will take place on Saturday November 17. For more information about the park and events contact them at 318-745-3503 or on Facebook at Lake Bistineau.
We just got word that the venue has changed for this. See below.
Bill Beckett talks with Craig Baldwin, Artistic Director of the ThunderSoul Orchestra about their reunion concert tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m at The Mickey Melton Performance Center at Longview High School, 201 Tomlinson Parkway, Longview, 75605. It's a rare opportunity to see the original band members live on stage and the award-winning documentary, Thundersoul, all in one evening! All the details can be foundhere. Details about the film can be found here.