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  • Hosted by Garrison Keillor

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion® is a Saturday night staple for radio audiences everywhere. The show features a unique blend of musical performances and comedy. Musician extraordinaire Chris Thile has taken over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, brings new, diverse talent to public radio.

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The beloved historian of Lake Wobegon, Minnesota says farewell this weekend after 42 years on public radio. Garrison Keillor, host of a Prairie Home Companion, shares the final news from his imaginary home town this Saturday, July 2 at 7:00 pm, with an encore at 1:00 pm on Sunday the 3rd.

CBS Sunday Morning recently broadcast an excellent Jane Pauley interview with Garrison about his career.

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The Right to Vote
Thursday, July 3 at noon • Public Radio 89.5
Our documentary of the week looks at historical battles over who can and cannot vote, and on the new battles over voter ID.

Marketplace Interviews President Barack Obama
Thursday, July 3 at 7:30 pm • Public Radio 89.5
The full Oval Office interview of Kai Ryssdal's interview with the President about how the economic recovery looks from the perspectives of Main Street, Wall Street and small business owners.

THIS WEEKEND ON APHC – March 1, 2014 – WHERE THE SKY IS BLUE

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, we're live from the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts for our final live broadcast of the summer season.

This weekend on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a live broadcast performance from the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois.

  Coming to you this week from the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, Washington, it's a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.

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Coming to you live this week from The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.

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Coming to you this week from The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, we're kicking off a five-week homestand in Saint Paul, Minnesota with a live broadcast from The Fitzgerald Theater followed by our Prairie Home Companion Masked Ball.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's another live broadcast performance from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California.

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Coming to you live this week from the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With our special guest, bluesman and jam-master Elvin Bishop.

This weekend's show includes material from the very last broadcast show we had the privilege to work on with Tom Keith.

Coming to you this week from The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, Oklahoma singer and songwriter John Fullbright, and vocalist Holly Jones.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's just one final compilation show before the start of the new season.

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This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, an homage to the book (the paper kind) with a show for readers, including Ruth Harrison's encounter with Stephen King, Nick Lowe singing "When I Write the Book," a new version of "The Ugly Duckling," and "The Owl and the Pussycat" set to music.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a combination of shows done from the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. We have the St.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, a mix of shows from our fall 2011 run at The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

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Garrison Keillor has been on public radio as long as NPR has been on-air. He's famous not only for A Prairie Home Companion, but for his early days of spinning classical LPs while a student in Minnesota. Let him ask you personally for your support of public radio.

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This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's a mix of shows from the Town Hall in New York City back in April 2009. Wynton Marsalis and his Quintet perform "Powdermilk Bisquit," he appears as a subway busker in an episode of Guy Noir, and he joins Heather Masse as she sings Dave Frishberg's "Peel Me a Grape." 

Get Your Irish On with A Prairie Home Companion

Mar 14, 2012
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This weekend on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, an Irish Stew for all the fair haired Emerald Islanders in celebration of the feast of St. Patrick.

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, a lawyer, a blonde, a nun and a trombone player walk into a bar for a special joke-a-thon compilation show. Along with the slurry of jokes, VocalEssence sings the "The Ying Tong Song" from the BBC's "Goon Show," we'll pay tribute to the Marx Brothers and Tom Keith's utterly perfect chicken sounds take center stage for "The Sound of Chickens." Plus, Andy Stein's "Knock Knock" song, a visit from Sven and Ole, and a rather unfortunate school lunch was served at Lake Wobegon Elementary School.