August 26, 2003
A special archived performance from the Rhubarb Tour
This summer's Rhubarb Tour was a three-week transcontinental extravaganza, with stops in 16 cities from Santa Fe to Cleveland to Buffalo.

Listen to the Lincoln, NE show
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In its entirety
Listen to the whole show, recorded on August 26, 2003 at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Entire Show Part 1 | Entire Show Part 2

In segments
Play individual show segments as listed below.

Part 1
Segment 1
00:00GK Talk
04:24GK - "Goodbye To My Uncles"
08:01News from Lake Wobegon
28:07Tishomingo
30:58Dan - "Johnny B. Goode"
Segment 2
34:45Powdermilk Biscuits script into "Coming Down From Red Lodge"
40:25"Homestead On The Farm"
44:15Script - "Communications"
56:01Rich - "Stride By Stride"
58:56Pat - "Would You Like To Play The Guitar"
61:53Catchup script w/Fred
67:50GK - "Tell Me Why"
74:51Peter - "Heart of the Heartland"
Part 2
Segment 3
00:00Stephanie - "Harvesttime Blues"
05:42Stephanie - "Ikee"
10:11Rich - "Boy's Best Friend"
12:01"Home on the Range"
14:39Peter - "Medicine Bow"
19:49Rhubarb script w/Fred
Segment 4
31:06GK - "Bad Jokes"
35:18"Casey At The Bat"
40:42Pat - "Frisco Town"
Segment 5
44:17Poems w/Peter/"Red Red Rose"
56:43Rich/"Tell My Ma"/Bows

Photos from the show
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The opening show in IndianapolisBackstage in New Hampshire
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Mr. Rich DworskyMr. Peter Ostroushko
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Rehearsal in LouisvilleGK closes the tour

Scripts
  • Communications
  • Reaching Out
  • Bad Jokes (lyrics)
  • Guest Information
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  • Dan Newton
  • Peter Ostroushko

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  • Dan Newton
  • Peter Ostroushko
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    Rhubarb Tour Diary
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