Our show archive contains audio clips, photos, scripts and, guest information from every performance of A Prairie Home Companion since the fall of 1996. New shows are added on Sunday afternoon following the Saturday performance.
Use the pull-down menu below to locate the show of your choice. The shows are organized by month and year.
Find the month and year you're looking for, and click the "GO" button. You will be taken to a page providing a description and links to each show during that particular month and year. Click on the show in which you are interested.
Last Week's Show // August 2, 2014
This week, another trip into the public radio vaults and a show originally from June 2009 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Sheryl Crow plays "Hard to Make a Stand," k.d. lang performs "Thread," Martin Sheen tries to cover up a few of his early film roles, and Heather Masse sings "Midnight Sun." In Lake Wobegon, Pastor Ingqvist counsels prospective newlyweds.
Videos from our 40th Anniversary Broadcast
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).