If you’re road tripping this holiday season, why not take a break from predictable music or talk radio, and grab a few entertaining podcasts? Here are some podcasts that may let you learn something new (and often amusing) about your home state.
Louisiana Anthology Podcast
Enjoy a talk with Suzanne Stone about her book, New Orleans Coffee: A Rich History. New Orleans’ history is steeped in coffee, and Stone presents the full story of this celebrated tradition, including how chicory became part of the city’s special flavor.
Louisiana Great Outdoors
Listen to lively discussions about hunting, fishing, and more with Louisiana’s greatest sportsman, Don Dubuc, host of the Louisiana Great Outdoors radio show.
Louisiana Ladies Podcast
Welcome to Louisiana Ladies, a podcast with no agenda! Join Melissa Terito, Maggie Robinson, and some special guests along the way in this lighthearted podcast about life, the challenges it brings, fun product finds, and interviews with amazing people.
Beyond Bourbon Street
New Orleans By The Letters, Part 2, “Beyond Bourbon Street, an Insider’s Guide to New Orleans” is a local’s look into entertaining glimpses of New Orleans, using the ABCs as a roadmap to enjoying more of the city. A fun challenge for the host and a delight one for listeners as they learn about the history of the Crescent City.
Get hungry with Louisiana Eats Explores The Northshore (via Candy, Ice Cream, and Pizza). Located just across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, the area widely known as Louisiana’s Northshore is a mere 40-minute drive from the French Quarter. As close as the Northshore is geographically, in every other way it is a world apart. Made up of multiple small towns, each has its own identity—and culinary favorites.
Leadbelly, Elvis, Hank and historian Winston Hall take Shreveport on Louisiana Insider’s Episode 2. Listeners will hear from Elvis, early blues singer Leadbelly, and stories about Hank Williams. Shreveport was once the site of the Louisiana Hayride, a Saturday night country music show in the style of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry.
The Louisiana Sports Download
Listen in as Hunter Bower sits down with LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine to talk about the state of sports in Louisiana, the impact of COVID-19, reclassification, and more on the Louisiana Sports Download.
South Louisiana Gumbo
Not interested in talking? Relax and enjoy the ride listening to South Louisiana Gumbo—great tunes that hint of a Louisiana mixture of Cajun, jazz, and blues.
The holidays are a perfect time to make a quick call to a local Louisiana Farm Bureau Insurance agent and make sure that all the things you have to be thankful for are safe and protected. Happy Thanksgiving!