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, our cast and crew are readjusting to Central Time after the 2014 APHC cruise and gearing up for our return to the Minnesota State Fair grandstand (recorded Friday, August 29th for broadcast the next evening). With special guests, transcendent vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, and the North Star State's singing sisters Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; musical director Richard Dworsky, with Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, our horn section, Kenni Holmen, Michael B. Nelson, and Steve Strand, drummer JT Bates, bassist Jeff Carney, and guitarist Armand Hirsch. All that, plus Pronto Pups, prize-winning pies, the Mighty Midway, butter sculptures, fireworks, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

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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