A Prairie Home Companion Cruises

It seems in order to get a sense of where you're headed, it's good to take a look-see at where you've been. With that in mind, we've assembled for you a collection of our own fond memories of pretty good times. We invite you to visit these pages while you wait for the school bus or for the pie to finish baking or for the cows to come on home.

August 2013

The 2012 cruise was so good we decided to pick up where we left off, in marvelous Barcelona, and sail around Italy and Sicily and wind up in Venice. It's a ten-day cruise aboard the ms Ryndam, and as always we will offer a fine cast of naturalists, historians, and musicians from A Prairie Home Companion.


August 2012

Explore a world unlike Lake Wobegon — a world of open-air markets, vineyards, the ghost of Hemingway — on this eleven-day voyage from Amsterdam to Barcelona, with stops in Portugal and Morocco.


July 2011

On July 9, the 2011 Prairie Home Cruise sets sail from Boston, heading up the coast to Maine and Nova Scotia, through the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, and on to Montreal, Quebec.


March 2010

Join the cast of A Prairie Home Companion and many other guests for a unique blend of entertainment, culture, and breathtaking scenery as we cruise the marvelous shores of the Western Caribbean


July 2007

In July of 2007, the cast of A Prairie Home Companion and many other guests sailed the shores of Norway.


July 2006

Prairie Home Cruise II launched from Seattle for a week of sailing along the coast of British Columbia and Alaska to Juneau and Glacier Bay and back.


August 2005

Take a look at our archive for our first cruise from Boston to Bar Harbor, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, and Halifax.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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