Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives
A Spring Break compilation episode tailored to kids’ tastes! Featuring Randy Newman singing a song from “Toy Story.”
From St. Paul, Minnesota, it’s our talent show for twenty-something troubadours, where six entrants compete for the coveted silver water tower trophy, also known as the Wobegon Idol.
From the archives, it’s our sometime-annual Joke Show from 2008! Featuring special guest Roy Blount, Jr., and TWO sound effects people: Fred Newman and Tom Keith.
Originally broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater with special guests, the wonderful Wailin’ Jennys (pictured), plus traditional Celtic heroes, The Boys of the Lough.
Originally broadcast from Winona State University in Minnesota. With special guests, legendary blues pianist and singer Marcia Ball (pictured), plus the eclectic and electric Cajuns, BeauSoleil.
Originally broadcast from Bloomington with the Indiana University Violin Virtuosi, baritone Aleksey Bogdanov, violinist Esther Kim, pianist Ignasi Cambra, and a student pit orchestra.
With special guests, the self-described “mother” of Bluegrass, Mr. Sam Bush, and back by popular demand, the valedictorian of an Angel Choir, singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss!
It is COLD here in the Midwest! Warm up with this stream of a show from 2008 featuring singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith (pictured) and the Virginia virtuosos Robin and Linda Williams.
This week, huddle close together for another stream of a classic winter episode! With special guests Chuck Mead, Becky Schlegel, Nellie McKay, and humorist Roy Blount Jr. (pictured).
Guests include award-winning English trumpet soloist Alison Balsom, country singer Suzy Bogguss (pictured), steel guitar wiz Joe Savage, guitarist Dan Neale, and the multi-talented John Niemann.