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60 Years

  • There were creative booms in Acadiana following the 1980s Louisiana French and Creole Renaissance and Katrina and the ripple effect lingers still on the airwaves of KRVS. Judith Meriwether, Megan Constantin, Rachel Nederveld and Philippe Billeaudeaux remark on the explosion of talent. And now we're looking at you: the next next generation. What history will you make today? Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • The 2000's brought KRVS into a new studio and promise of an exciting future. Learn more about it from interviews with Judith Meriwether, David Spizale, Cheryl Devall, and Mia Coultas. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Who doesn't love all of our festivals! KRVS has a symbiotic relationship with them, and through more than the live broadcasts. Hear about the entangled histories from long-time program hosts Pete Bergeron and Lisa Richardson and former Membership Director Judith Meriwether. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Thanks to its accessibility, radio has an incredibly diverse audience. Letters from our incarcerated listeners and words from the producers, Cecil Doyle and Tiff Lamson, who received them. Special thanks to Olatunde Soyombo. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Herb Wiltz and Pete Bergeron created shows that preserve and promote their Louisiana native languages that have become programming tentpoles for the station. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Lisa Richardson's programming in the 90's created a lot of the station's format you still know and love. Not to mention, Sonny Landreth's fan club... in Japan! In this episode we also hear from Judith Meriwether, Cecil Doyle, and David Spizale. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Lots of legends came by KRVS in the 80's and lots of legends joined the station then too: Bobby Charles, Clifton Chenier, Raoul Breaux, and more! In this episode we hear from Raoul Breaux, Michael Doucet, Judith Meriwether, and Karl Fontenot. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Tiff Lamson started out on the stages of Lafayette and now finds herself playing drums and backing vocals for Shania Twain in packed arenas. She shares with us how KRVS was an integral part of her musical education and growth. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • A French Renaissance movement took place here in Acadiana during the 1980s, and KRVS was in the midst of that excitement and energy. Judith Meriwether, Pete Bergeron, and Michael Doucet share what it was like at KRVS during this time. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Stephanie Smallwood, one of Lafayette's first black female radio voices, tells us about DJ Names, breaking hits on her show "The Ebony Experience" and more during her time as a student in the late 70's and early 80's. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.