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 look back to February and our broadcast from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Amos Lee sings “One Lonely Light” and “A Change is Gonna Come”; Jenny Lewis performs “Just One of the Guys” and “Heads Gonna Roll”; and Nate Bargatze shares a few thoughts about dog medicine, time travel, and friendship. Plus: our host Chris Thile with his Song of the Week, “Falsetto”; Noam Pikelny joins us to play “Waveland”; the story of country music legend Buddy Lee Bedford; and a message from our sponsor Le Poulet Chaud Café.

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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