Classic episodes from the “A Prairie Home Companion” archives
With Michael Feinstein (pictured), Metropolitan Opera Tenor Raul Melo, and Inga Swearingen. Scripts include English Majors, Guy Noir, and a sound effects sketch.
A ’90s November show from Chicago, Illinois, featuring a handful of legends: including gospel singer & activist Mavis Staples and broadcaster & historian Studs Terkel.
A November show with scripts about Duct Tape, English Majors, Hamlet, and the Story of Bob. Plus, singer/songwriter Iris DeMent (pictured) and accordion player Dan Newton.
Live from Town Hall in New York, New York, with jazz singer/pianist Diana Krall and Russell Malone on guitar, violin player Andy Stein, and Vince Giordano (pictured).
A 90’s show with rockabilly band Jack Knife & The Sharps, prose poet Louis Jenkins (pictured), mandolin virtuoso Evan Marshall, and Bill Hinkley & Judy Larson.
“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.