A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion®

with Garrison Keillor

About the Program

This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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The News from Lake Wobegon podcast

Listen to The News from Lake Wobegon wherever and whenever you want. GK's signature monologue is now available as a free podcast, updated every Monday.

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This week: we head West to escape the depths of winter in the Midwest with a live broadcast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California and special guests Ryan Adams, Kacey Musgraves, and Kevin Nealon. Plus: a new Song of the Week from Chris Thile and the band (pianist Rich Dworsky, singer Aoife O’Donovan, Mike Elizondo on bass, guitarist Julian Lage, drummer Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher on fiddle); our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Serena Brook, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; and another crop of musician birthdays. Join us on the public radio end of the dial this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.

Classical MPR's broadcast of Metropolitan Opera live will briefly pre-empt the start of A Prairie Home Companion on January 5, March 2 and May 11. For the complete broadcast, join MPR News on Sunday at 11 a.m.

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