Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz

Producer & Host

Wally moved to Shreveport in the fall of 1994 from Wisconsin. He started with Red River Radio in November 1999. Wally enjoys listening to music, playing golf, umpiring high school and college baseball games, and he likes to read "anything by Stephen King or Tom Clancy." You also will find him cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

Ways to Connect

Mus Gillum (L) & Nick Brumley (R)
M.C. Rollo / Used by kind permission.

Airs Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 8 p.m. Join us for a folk infused live music performance with Guitarist Nick Brumley who has been on in the past with Maggie Koerner and the Mansion Family. He will be joined by Mus Gillum live in our studios for a night of live music and original songwriting. Tune in a help support the arts on Red River Radio at 800-552-8502 or online here. DONATE NOW!

Press Image - Beaux Atkins / Beaux Atkins used by permission

Airs Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 8 p.m. Join us for a concert featuring Beaux Atkins Live along with Ruston native son Monty Russell. Beaux will bring his original southern fried sounds to the Red River Radio Studios straight from the Louisiana heartlands. Monty Russell will join him and add his own flavors to the Gumbo and you never know who they might bring along.  You can show your love for live music on Red River Radio by making a pledge during the show and help us during our pledge drive. Call and pledges at 800-552-8502 or pledge online now: DONATE NOW!

Press Image / Twang Darkly

Airs Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 8 p.m. Twang Darkly returns to Red River Radio for a live performance of their unique blend of original instrumental music that has been described as "Interplanetary Mountain Music." Twang Darkly features Michael Futreal on Appalachian dulcimer, banjo, gourdtar, guitar, harmonica, flute, and suchlike; Lane Bayliss on drums; and Joel Boultinghouse on the big ol' string bass and electric guitars.

Chris McCaa / Chris McCaa

Airs Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 8 p.m. Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop will be cooking up some musical gumbo LIVE this Wednesday night at 8 pm on Red River Radio. His CD U R My Everything has made a big splash on the roots and blues charts and he'll be here to share some of the music with you. he will be joined by Shawn Stroope on bass and Jeremy Hayes on Drums. All About Jazz says the "Professor ... has a voice that is the love child of Randy Newman and John Hiatt, seasoned with Tabasco and gin." Tune in for his high proof and hot music live during our Fall Fund Drive and give us a call at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here.  Donate NOW!

Dirtfoot / Used by Permission

Airs Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 8 p.m. Dirtfoot, features a Dose of Gypsy Punk Country Grumble boogie. For over 10 years, Dirtfoot has been spreading their infectious grooves and their unique Gypsy Punk Country Grumble Boogie sound. The crowds come to take part in the fun and chaos, hollering to all the calls and responses, shaking their beancans, and getting down with the infectious grooves. Tune in for his high energy show and call in at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here. Donate Now!

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