April 21, 2007 broadcast with The Powder Kegs, The Sweetback Sisters, Daisy May Erlewine & Seth Bernard, Chris O'Brien, Karg Boys, and Jaryd Lane
Photos from the Show
This week on A Prairie Home Companion it's the PITTS, or rather, our first annual People In (their) Twenties Talent Show. The six finalists, and all hope for the future are as follows... From Burlington, VT old-time string band The Powder Kegs, from Brooklyn, NY country band The Sweetback Sisters, from Big Rapids, MI singer/songwriter duo Daisy May Erlewine and Seth Bernard, from Somerville, MA singer-songwriter Chris O'Brien, from Nashville, TN, country/pop duo Karg Boys, and from Kaplan, LA country singer/guitarist Jaryd Lane. Also with us this week, the great ivory hunter, Butch Thompson, the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with maestro Richard Dworsky, the Royal Academy of Radio Acting, and the News From Lake Wobegon. Vote early, and tell your friends: the future of democracy and talent hangs in the balance this Saturday, live from the Fitzgerald Theater.