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Prairie Home Archives

Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives

A Prairie Home Companion: 2005 Opener

A Prairie Home Companion: 2005 Opener

The official kickoff to the 2003 season! Featuring Andy Stein, Prudence Johnson, and after the show, our annual street dance and meatloaf supper on Exchange Street in St. Paul.

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A Prairie Home Companion: Charlottesville, 2003

A Prairie Home Companion: Charlottesville, 2003

Featuring Americana music masters Robin and Linda Williams, rollicking bluegrass musicians Mountain Heart, and the late Mike Seeger (pictured).

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A Prairie Home Companion: 2000s openers

A Prairie Home Companion: 2000s openers

A remix of season opener shows from the 2000’s featuring Sara Jarosz and more. In Lake Wobegon, Dorothy at the Chatterbox Cafe is raising eyebrows with a new hairdo.

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A Prairie Home Companion: State Fair 2016

A Prairie Home Companion: State Fair 2016

More State Fair nostalgia! It’s our 2016 performance at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand. Grab a bucket of warm chocolate chip cookies and listen in.

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A Prairie Home Companion: State Fair Compilation

A Prairie Home Companion: State Fair Compilation

A compilation of our shows at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. With Garrison’s song, “You Better Leave That Corndog Alone.”

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A Prairie Home Companion: Summer Love Tour

A Prairie Home Companion: Summer Love Tour

A show at the Minnesota State Fair during our Summer Love Tour! With Sara Watkins, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, plus the magnificent Anoka High School Marching Band.

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A Prairie Home Companion: August 15, 2009

A Prairie Home Companion: August 15, 2009

A poetry compilation show featuring Poets Laureate past and present: Billy Collins (U.S.), Robert Bly (Minnesota) and Maxine Kumin (U.S./New Hampshire).

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A Prairie Home Companion: August 8, 2009

A Prairie Home Companion: August 8, 2009

A mix of two Oklahoma shows. In the Lives of the Cowboys, a smooth-talking southern preacher talks Lefty into sitting on a “whoopee cushion of faith.”

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A Prairie Home Companion: July 25, 2009

A Prairie Home Companion: July 25, 2009

Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele talk about their runaway summer smash hit movie, Steele Away. Ruth Harrison has to deal with a loud cellphone talker at the reference desk, Maria Jette sings a song for Swedes.

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A Prairie Home Companion: July 18, 2009

A Prairie Home Companion: July 18, 2009

A compilation of shows from the Greek Theater, in Los Angeles. A star-studded cast, and in Lake Wobegon, we have the story of Herman the Human Lightning Rod, survivor of seven atmospheric discharges.

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