September 25, 2004
It's the 2004 Season Kickoff live from the Fitzgerald Theater, with guests Gillian Welch and David Rawlings and Old Crow Medicine Show. After the show, we'll be hosting our annual Street Dance outside the Fitz, with Jack Knife and the Sharps, contests, prizes, and our famous $5.00 meatloaf supper.

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Segment 1
00:00:14Tishomingo Blues
00:02:37GK opens, talks about Yom Kippur, Autumn in Minnesota, football and romance
00:04:38SFX script - GK and Tom Keith
00:07:04"Raise a Ruckus" - Old Crow Medicine Show
Segment 2
00:09:27"Big Bill Stomp" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:10:59"Tell it To Me" - Old Crow Medicine Show
00:14:14English Majors script
Segment 3
00:19:23"Problems" - Pat Donohue, John Niemann, Shoe Band
00:22:50Powdermilk Biscuit Break
00:24:35GK talks about Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
00:25:53Guy Noir
00:36:31"One Little Song" - Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
00:40:05GK talks with Gillian Welch and David Rawlings about travel and songwriting
Segment 4
00:42:39"Time the Revelator" - Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
00:50:32Catchup Advisory Council
00:54:06"Temping" - GK and Shoe Band
00:55:43"Wagon Wheel" - Old Crow Medicine Show
01:00:44Intermission - "Corrina, Corrina" - Shoe Band
Segment 5
01:04:36Happy Birthday Tim Russell/Greetings
01:09:52"One More September" - GK and Shoe Band
01:12:27GK talks about Old Crow Medicine Show tour bus
01:13:05"Wheeling Breakdown" - Old Crow Medicine Show
Segment 6
01:15:14King script
01:21:48GK talks about the street dance and prizes
01:24:07"(Please Give Me) Something To Remember You By" - Jack Knife and the Sharps
Segment 7
01:27:23The News from Lake Wobegon
Segment 8
01:44:07"Wildwood Flower" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
01:46:32"I'll Fly Away" - Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
Segment 9
01:50:11Bride script
01:52:08"We're All In This Thing Together" - Gillian Welch, David Rawlings and Old Crow Medicine Show
01:57:40Credits, "Angelina Baker"

Photos from the show
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Tim Russell and Sue Scott Garrison Keillor sings an aria
Setting up the stage for the Street Dance Gillian Welch
Street Dance crowd from the stage view An Above Average contestant
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