December 2012

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December 1, 2012

Coming to you this week from The Town Hall in New York City, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, masters of many musical moods, The Bacon Brothers, and composer Peter Schickele and the Semi-Pro Musica Antiqua. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Erica Rhodes, and Fred Newman; The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

December 8, 2012

Coming to you this week from The Town Hall in New York, NY, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, silken-voiced jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall, conductor and pianist Rob Fisher, and harmonizing siblings The DiGiallonardo Sisters. 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.

December 15, 2012

Coming to you this week from The Town Hall on West 43rd Street in Manhattan, it's a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, Itzhak Perlman, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, and the Klezmer Conservatory Band, roots-country singer and songwriter Iris DeMent, pianist Dick Hyman, and vocalist Heather Masse. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes, and sound effects man Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from (a suddenly snowy) Lake Wobegon.

December 22, 2012

Coming to you this week live from The Town Hall in New York City, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, Broadway leading lady Kelli O'Hara, public radio host Ira Glass, Bensonhurst harmonizers The DiGiallonardo Sisters, pianist and conductor Rob Fisher, and cellist Anneke Schaul-Yoder. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

December 29, 2012

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we've rounded up a few memorable moments from 2012, including visits from Joshua Bell, Brad Paisley, Suzy Bogguss, Steve Wariner, Heather Masse, Aoife O'Donovan, Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, Punch Brothers, Sara Watkins, Joe Ely, and Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, and much more. All that, plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and, of course, the 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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