September 3, 2011 broadcast with The Jayhawks and Sara Watkins
This week on A Prairie Home Companion, the aroma of deep-fried foods calls us back from the first leg of the Summer Love Tour for our annual Grandstand show at the Minnesota State Fair. With special guests, Minneapolis twang-rock heroes The Jayhawks, and singer-songwriter-fiddler Sara Watkins. Also with us, fresh from the rides of the Mighty Midway, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Tom Keith, and Fred Newman. All this, plus giant summer squash champions The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Richard Dworsky, and of course, the latest News from Lake Wobegon.