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Jason Isbell, Angelique Kidjo, the Dover Quartet, Billy Collins

November 12, 2016 broadcast with Jason Isbell, Angelique Kidjo, the Dover Quartet, and Billy Collins

This week: a live broadcast from The Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with our host Chris Thile, and special guests Jason Isbell, Angélique Kidjo, the Dover Quartet, and Billy Collins.

Los Texmaniacs, The Carper Family, Aoife O'Donovan

November 12, 2016 rebroadcast with Los Texmaniacs, The Carper Family, and Aoife O'Donovan

This week's classic rebroadcast: a November 2013 show from the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, TX with Los Texmaniacs, The Carper Family, and Aoife O'Donovan.

Ben Folds, Brandi Carlile, Ed Helms

November 5, 2016 rebroadcast with Ben Folds, Brandi Carlile, and Ed Helms

This week: a January 2015 rebroadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with our host Chris Thile, and special guests Ben Folds, Brandi Carlile, and Ed Helms.

Esperanza Spalding, Dawes, Aparna Nancherla

October 29, 2016 broadcast with Esperanza Spalding, Dawes, and Aparna Nancherla

This week: a live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with our host Chris Thile, and special guests Esperanza Spalding, Dawes, and Aparna Nancherla.
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Jack White, Lake Street Dive, Maeve Higgins

October 15, 2016 broadcast with Jack White, Lake Street Dive, and Maeve Higgins

This week: we're live from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with our host Chris Thile, and special guests Jack White, Lake Street Dive, and Maeve Higgins.
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Chris Thile - photo by Devin Pedde

So Fine and True

This week: another season finale rebroadcast, as we look back to July 2011 and a show at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, the gem of the Berkshires in Lenox, Massachusetts. Guests include future host Chris Thile and his Nickel Creek bandmate Sara Watkins, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, and Christine DiGiallonardo.

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Future, Present, Past

This week: we're live from the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois. Our friend and future host Chris Thile joins us as a guest along with pianist Jeremy Denk and singer Heather Masse.

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Keep it Light, Keep it Moving

This week: we're live from the Filene Center at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia. Our future host Chris Thile is joined by guests Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks and Heather Masse.

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Clearing the Tracks

This week: it's The Town Hall for our third and final spring broadcast from New York City. Master mandolinist, and future host, Chris Thile adds touches and premieres an ode to Miss Manhattan; John Fullbright is up from Oklahoma with songs of dreams and longing; Aoife O'Donovan wraps her American tour on a high note (several actually); and Christine DiGiallonardo bridges Broadway and Bensonhurst. Plus: wise and mysterious horseplay from The Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; pianist and music director Richard Dworsky with the vigilant house band (Bernie Dresel on drums, bassist Larry Kohut, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and Chris Siebold on guitar); and the host has the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch live (5pm to 7pm Central Time, Saturday) at prairiehome.org!