Programs A-Z

  • Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

  • In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • In the U.S. nearly one million students drop out before graduating high school. In Caddo Parish nearly half of students enrolled will not graduate. Children who drop out are more at risk of  being unemployed, working low-paying jobs, becoming...

  • The WFMT Radio Network is proud to make the American Opera Series available to our affiliates. The American Opera Series is designed to complement the Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, filling in the schedule to complete the year. This year the...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.    American Routes.

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  • The Archie McDonald Speaker Series is designed to honor and preserve the legacy of a distinguished scholar, educator, and community commentator who brings American culture to the average person. The speaker series will host a prominent national...

  • Exploring universal truths common to all creative expression. We hope you’ll find useful tools and information to help you explore your creative process, whether it be music, writing, visual arts, or just living your life as a work of art. We...

  • With the world's unrelenting 24-hour news cycle, Newshour is the program that cuts through the background noise and provides definitive reports on the big stories of the day. With four daily feeds during the week and two every weekend, Newshour...

  • A one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States...

  • Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department takes your calls and questions about our avian world.  Contact Cliff at  clifford...

  • Join us as we celebrate the incredible achievements and contributions in the arts, literature, sciences, and humanities that African Americans have achieved through the centuries.

  • Blue Shadows is Nothin' But The Blues with John Ellis. A show for the Blues lover, John Ellis brings you three full hours of great Blues from old school delta...

  • An emotionally-charged, heart-rending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show. We’re all over the bluegrassical map, boldly covering such hot topics as broken things in Bluegrassland, gospel train songs, and “ain’t” tunes.   

  • Each week host Steve Cushing takes you back through time, when radio was young, and the Blues were heard throughout the nation. You'll hear many artists that you’re familiar with but also many who may have slipped by in the passing years. Many...

  • Each week Gary offers a variety of observations and personal experience in a highly engaging commentary from East Texas. Join us for Borderline with Gary Borders in his new time slot, Fridays at 7:45 a.m.

  • So Much Music - So Little Time

    The Caravan is a Weekly program featuring a diverse selection of music and hosted by Bill Beckett. Each week you'll hear selections from across the globe in a mosaic designed to carry you along effortlessly...

  • Carnegie Hall Live is a 13-part series featuring performances with some of the world's leading artists and ensembles from throughout the 17-18 concert season. Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the seventh season of Carnegie Hall Live offers...

  • Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

  • Classical Guitar Alive! enthusiastically promotes classical guitar-related music, performers and composers from many nationalities and cultures while integrating the work of American composers and performers.

  • David Melville is a life-long citizen of Shreveport-Bossier and community activist. He is a United Methodist pastor, currently serving Fellowship United Methodist Church of Bossier City. He loves a variety of artists and music, and appreciate...

  • Tune in Monday through Thursday nights, from 9:00 p.m to midnight, for the best in Jazz with host Wally Derleth. He takes you through the jazz age from Big Band and Swing to Mainstream and Contemporary Jazz.

  • A weekly radio program showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood – songs from the turn of the 20th century to today.

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Airs Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and repeats at 9 p.m. on Red River Radio HD3 With NPR News Headlines at...

  • Presenting five high-caliber performances each hour, along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. Now in its twelfth year on air, From the Top is taped before live audiences in...

  • Beginning Thursday, May 3, 2018 Red River Radio brings you 13 weeks of concerts from the Grand Teton Music Festival.

    The Grand Teton Music Festival was founded in 1962 as a...

  • Health Matters, produced locally by Red River Radio, airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. The producer is Ranae Moran. Hosts of Health Matters include Dr. Randall Brewer, Dr. Sanford Katz, and Red River Radio General Manager Kermit Poling. Psychologist Dr....

  • A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music; recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly defined." Visit online at

  • Join Dr. Gary Joiner every Tuesday morning as he talks about history - from the ancient Greeks to World War II; from the Civil War to Louisiana history and much more.

    History Matters is made possible in part by the 

  • Red River Radio offers a wide variety of holiday special for the season beginning the day before Thanksgiving. Programs for Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, &  New Years, Passover, Easter, The High Holy Days, and more, which...

  • Hosted by award-winning documentary producer David Freudberg, HumanKind profiles humanitarians, idealists and visionaries and brings us the stories of citizens who inspire...

  • The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue the American Opera Series with three productions from LA Opera’s season.

    In just a quarter-century of existence, LA Opera has become the fourth-largest opera company in the United States and ...

  • Each week, host Kermit Poling brings you recent performances by one of our popular symphony orchestras. These broadcasts have become a popular part of our broadcast schedule. Tune in and see why!

    November 2 - The South Arkansas...

  • Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' experience to Red River Radio having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host, talk-show moderator, programming director and managing...

  • Louisiana Eats is a radio show for people who cook and people who love to eat well — all with a Louisiana point of view and Poppy’s distinctive...

  • The Lyric Opera of Chicago broadcasts returns to Red River Radio following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season with eight new productions! Since its early days, Lyric Opera of Chicago has been regarded as...

  • News on business, economics and money for the rest of us.

  • With news headlines at 5:01

  • Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. This season kicks off on December 2, 2017 with the Requiem by Verdi and run  through May 5,...

  • Morning Edition,  NPR's premiere morning. 

    Marketplace Tech at 4:51 a.m.

  • Celebrating its 30th season in 2013,  Mountain Stage w/ Larry Groce guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for new performers and established artists. It's a two-hour weekly exploration of the exciting and spontaneous sound of live...

  • Verdi's Requiem - a recording from 1965

    Maestro John Shenaut was the founding Music Director of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducting the first concert at Byrd High School Auditorium on November 9, 1948. He led the orchestra for...

  • NPR Special Coverage of breaking news stories and special political events such as the State of the Union Address, primaries, elections, and other important events that affect our community and nation.

  • Performance Today is America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

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  • Radiolab is a Peabody Award Winning program that merges radio and audio art in a unique way. Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy,...

  • Rhythm Gumbo with John Ellis: An exciting mix of high energy music from across the musical spectrum featuring Blues, Jazz, R &B, Rock and...

  • From Red River Radio & NPR Music, our new On-Line Digital Music source for live concerts: Classical, Jazz, and Alternative, plus First Listen and the Tiny Desk Concerts, Song of The Day and All Songs Considered. Music for everyone's taste,...

  • A leader among international opera companies for nine decades, San Francisco Opera was founded by Gaetano Merola (1881–1953) and incorporated in 1923. The Company's first performance took place on September 26, 1923 in the City's Civic...

  • The series was started in November of 2004. At the time Dana McCommon of Fairfield Studios was recording local Red River Radio programs at the studio. One of these programs was "No Cover". It was Dana's idea to do a program that sounded like a...

  • Snap Judgment has a raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling that dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through the eyes of another. Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey - leaping from one...

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