May 6, 2006
This week, we'll be broadcasting from the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado. Featuring a broad sampling of the best local talent we could find, so all talent specifics will remain T.B.A. right up until show time. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, the News from Lake Wobegon, and sitting in with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, the multi-instrumental troubadour, John Niemann. Join us this Saturday, for a live broadcast of a Prairie Home Companion!

We have the line-up! Joining us in Colorado will be country/bluegrass singer Kelly Aspen, Jimmy Sferes and Jennifer White—an acoustic guitar and singing duo, the Celtic sounds of The Greenes, and western string band Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams

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Segment 1
00:00:15Tishomingo Blues
00:02:40GK talks about Loveland, CO and intros next song
00:04:10"Moonlight on the Colorado River" - GK, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:07:08"Flapjack City" - Jimmy Sferes and Jennifer White, Shoes
00:11:27Guy Noir Script
00:21:10"Yodeling Rhythm & Blues" - Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams
00:24:07SFX Rodeo Script
00:28:58"Loveland Blues" - Pat Donohue & Shoes
00:32:50Powdermilk Biscuit Break - GK and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
00:34:30"I'll Fly Away" - GK, Kelly Aspen, Shoes
00:35:58"Trip to Windsor" - The Green Family
Segment 2
00:37:14Cowboys Script
00:46:10GK talks with and intros Jimmy and Jennifer
00:47:36"Stars All Over the Sky" - Jimmy Sferes and Jennifer White, Shoes
00:51:28GK talks about the guests
00:51:50Catchup Script
00:54:58GK Intros Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams
00:56:08"Betty Boop" - Halden Wofford and The Hi-Beams
00:59:00GK talks about KUNC radio station
00:59:47Intermission - "Old Fashioned Love" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
Segment 3
01:03:27GK welcomes back to 2nd half, Greetings
01:07:48"Colorado Trail" - GK, Audience, Shoes
01:10:30GK talks with Kelly Aspen
01:12:08"House of a Thousand Dreams" - Kelly Aspen, Shoes
01:16:30"I Want More" - Kelly Aspen, Richard Dworsky
Segment 4
01:20:18The News From Lake Wobegon
Segment 5
01:36:52"Taylor Bar 4 AM" - The Greene Family
01:40:10"Listening to the Radio" - GK, Shoes
01:42:45"Candy Man" - Pat Donohue
01:45:10GK talks about Loveland, CO area
01:47:50SFX short script
01:50:55GK talks with Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams
01:51:40"Long Gone Lonesome Blues" - Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams
01:56:50"You are my sunshine" - GK, Kelly Aspen, Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams, Jimmy Sferes and Jennifer White, Shoes, Audience

Photos from the show
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Rich Dworsky and his Melodica Kelly Aspen, one of the best local talents in Colorado
Halden Wofford and The Hi-Beams bring us the "Long Gone Lonesome Blues" Everyone takes a bow
Pat Donohue talks with fans after the show Garrison gives some pointers to the Greene family during rehearsal

Guest Information
  • Kelly Aspen
  • Jimmy Sferes & Jennifer White
  • The Greenes
  • Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams
  • John Niemann

  • Scripts
  • Guy Noir script
  • SFX Rodeo script
  • The Lives of the Cowboys script
  • Catchup script
  • SFX (short) script
  • Lyrics
  • Moonlight on the Colorado River

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