Shows
This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a summer rebroadcast of a wintry show originally from January 2012 at The Fitzgerald Theater. Brad Paisley plays "This is Country Music," Cantus perform "There's a Meetin' Here," and Andra Suchy and Garrison sing "Log Cabin Home in the Sky." In Lake Wobegon, the town's ice fishermen deal with an unexpected lack of ice.
  • Brad Paisley

    Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist, and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three Grammys, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. The most recent of Brad's dozen albums is 2014's Moonshine in the Trunk (Arista Nashville).
  • Andra Suchy

    Andra Suchy spent her childhood on a farm near Mandan, North Dakota, the daughter of two talented singers. By the time she was in grade school, she was traveling around, doing concerts and festivals with her family. These days, she performs with several groups in the Twin Cities area. She also works as a backup singer and as a jingle singer on commercials for White Castle, Target, and more. Andra's solo CD is called Patchwork Story.
  • Cantus

    Based in the Twin Cities, Cantus is recognized as one of America's finest professional male vocal ensembles. The artist-led group is known for adventurous programming spanning many periods and genres - chant to spirituals, art song to folk song, Bach to the Beatles. The Washington Post described their sound as having both "exalting finesse" and "expressive power." Among their recordings are That Eternal Day and Christmas with Cantus.