Japan Jukebox: April 16, 2018

Apr 17, 2018

Exploration of the new, old and experimental music of the Island nation, and how they rock the world from dusk to the rising sun.

Interview with Kenneth Jenkins discussing Evening of Dance and Interview with Carly Viator and Sami Parbhoo discussing Festival International.

The Flip Side: April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Soul and R&B hits and grooves from way back and today.

Medicine Ball Caravan: April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

THE MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard) begins a new week with the most recent releases by Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite and Nick Waterhouse. Also: some Bonerama, Leslie West and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis along with classic Rolling Stones, Slim Harpo, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Captain Beefheart, Sugarloaf and Brian Auger & the Trinity.


Bonjour Louisiane: April 16, 218

Apr 16, 2018

Every morning, thousands of Cajun French music lovers tune in to KRVS to start their day with Pete Bergeron and "Bonjour Louisiane." Like morning coffee, "Bonjour Louisiane" gets you up and going with traditional Cajun French favorites and the latest releases from talented newcomers. Brush up on your French, find out about the fairs and festivals, and share the "joie de vivre" of French Louisiana.

Jah Mon: April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Southwest Louisiana's longest-running reggae tradition...Rasta Reggae Radio! You will hear 2 hours of True WordSoundPower including classic to 21st Century Roots-Rockers, ska, rocksteady, dee-jay, nyabinghi, dancehall and dub. A typical program will open with earlier vintage classics before moving to newer releases, followed by a live-in-concert set and a dancehall set before concluding with more classics from the Golden Age of Reggae. KRVS was the first Southwest Louisiana radio station to establish a steady weekly Reggae showcase beginning back around 1980.

Harpestry: April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

An eclectic mix of harp music from around the world. You'll hear music throughout the ages, from the very beginnings of written music to pieces by contemporary composers. Harps have been incorporated into the musics of surprisingly diverse countries. While the music of Ireland is closely associated with the harp, it can also be found in countries such as Spain, Mexico, Paraguay, Italy and even the Far East countries such as Burma, China and Japan. Hosted by Valerie Green.

Earth Beat: April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Music from around the map. For over a decade now, KRVS has devoted it's Sunday evenings to World Music with this program as one of that evening's cornerstones. You can hear field recordings to contemporary hits from around the world.

Bal de Dimanche Apres Midi: April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Guidry's program is basically a request type show from call-ins and write-ins. He also does live interviews of musicians and on other French related topics. The main concept is to bring his audience the Cajun Music that would normally he heard if one was at a Sunday Afternoon Dance. Listeners can expect to hear recorded Cajun music from the very traditional roots musicians to the current popular progressive Cajun Music. Occasionally, you can hear live musical performances. You may also hear live phone interviews. You may also hear from musicians talking about their music.

Espacio Latino: April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Hosted in Spanish. Traditional music from all around the Latin world. Information on cultural events and social services of interest to the local Latin community.


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