August 9, 2008 rebroadcast with Becky Schlegel, Patty Griffin, Jearlyn Steele, Tommy Mischke, and The Del McCoury Band
Coming up this week on A Prairie Home Companion, memories from the Great Minnesota Get Together:The State Fair. Becky Schlegel will sing a Greg Brown song, Patty Griffin will sing "Long Ride Home" and Jearlyn Steele will recall her first place win at the State Fair Talent Show. Plus, Minnesota broadcaster Tommy Mischke, Del McCoury and his band, and Guy Noir takes on security detail at the Fair. We're gearing up for our mammoth State Fair Rhubarb tour with pronto pups and cheese curds.