May 24, 2014 // Show #1447

There's a Future in the Past

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast from the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. With special guests, masters of ballroom perfection Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, eclectic vocalist Heather Masse, and our staff blues singer Hilary Thavis. 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.


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