April 29, 2006|
This week, we'll run with Coyotes at the University of South Dakotaís Dakota Dome. Itís a special show utilizing dozens of historical musical instruments on loan from the National Music Museum at USD. Featured guests include The New Custer Brass Band, singer Becky Schlegel, USD faculty cellist & pianist Nick Curry and Susan Gray, plus Pat Donohue and Tim Sparks will explore the history of the guitar, playing their way through a collection that would make Andres Segovia light-headed. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and much more. Live this Saturday on A Prairie Home Companion.
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Photos from the show
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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).