Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives
“It’s our Halloween weekend show. Compared to Labor Day or Thanksgiving, Halloween is really weird. My next guest is a bat, an ordinary brown bat.”
With special guests, author, distinguished Broadway actor and Academy Award-nominee John Lithgow. Plus, acoustic duo Storyhill and Nashville guitar man Steve Wariner.
Another October broadcast, this time from 2009. Featuring country music royalty Rosanne Cash (pictured) and jazz vocalist/songwriter Heather Masse.
An October broadcast with very special guests, the Queen of the blues renaissance herself, Bonnie Raitt, and firecrackers of the Canadian prairie The Wailin’ Jennys.
The Young Artists’ Showcase of 1996, featuring artists in their teens and twenties. Kate MacKenzie, the band Solas, Michael Cleveland, and future host Chris Thile appear.
The official kickoff to the 2005 season! Featuring Andy Stein, Prudence Johnson, and after the show, our annual street dance and meatloaf supper on Exchange Street in St. Paul.
Featuring Americana music masters Robin and Linda Williams, rollicking bluegrass musicians Mountain Heart, and the late Mike Seeger (pictured).
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.
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.
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.”