April 2012

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April 7, 2012

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's a live broadcast performance from the historic Town Hall in New York City. With special guests, the Monet of the classical guitar, Sharon Isbin, soprano Ellie Dehn, and exuberant jazz-infused pop band Lake Street Dive. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and SFX man Mr. Fred Newman, Richard Dworsky and Pat Donohue, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

April 14, 2012

Coming to you live this week from The Town Hall in New York City, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, indie-rock-singing soprano Renée Fleming and masters of acoustic experimentation Punch Brothers. Also with us, ethereal vocalists Aoife O'Donovan and Heather Masse, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

April 21, 2012

Coming to you this week from the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, it's a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, hall of famer Emmylou Harris and the Red Dirt Boys, big league bluegrass ace Sam Bush, and America's favorite fiddler, Stuart Duncan. Plus, sizzling vocalists Aoife O'Donovan and Heather Masse, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

April 28, 2012

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's a live broadcast performance from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. With special guests, big-time country artist and singer of American folk songs, Suzy Bogguss, Certified Guitar Player Steve Wariner, Music City stalwart Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, and good friends Robin and Linda Williams. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

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).

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