May 29, 2004 broadcast with Bob Edwards, Inga Swearingen, John Niemann, and Howard Levy
This week's show comes from Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia. We're joined by Bob Edwards, who was the host of National Public Radio's Morning Edition for 25 years. Rich Dworsky and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band welcome fiddler John Nieman and harmonica player Howard Levy. And we have yet more music from jazz singer Inga Swearingen.
May 22, 2004 rebroadcast with The Nashville Bluegrass Band, and Andy M. Stewart & Gerry O'Beirne
A rebroadcast of our November 10, 2001, performance at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, with the Nashville Bluegrass Band and Celtic duo Andy M. Stewart and Gerry O'Beirne.
May 15, 2004 broadcast with Inga Swearingen, Jearlyn Steele, Peter Ostroushko, Cindy Cashdollar, Andy Stein, and BR549
It's our last St. Paul show of the season, and we have a batch of musical guests with us. Jazz singer Inga Swearingen and gospel vocalist Jearlyn Steele perform, and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band welcomes Peter Ostroushko, Cindy Cashdollar, and Andy Stein. All this, plus the return of alternative-country band BR549.
May 8, 2004 Talent from Twelve to Twenty contest broadcast
This week, we welcome the six finalists in our Talent from Twelve to Twenty contest. A double bass and violin duo from Philadelphia; a classical pianist from Providence; a singer/songwriter from Wimberley, Texas; a uilleann piper from Baltimore; a guitarist from Eugene, Oregon; and traditional-music-playing brothers from Fulton, New York, join us on our stage at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
May 1, 2004 broadcast with Peter Ostroushko, Katey Bellville, Kacey Jones, BR549, Johnny Gimble, Buddy Emmons, and Alison Krauss
It's a big music week as the show comes to you from the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Our guests will include our friends Peter Ostroushko, Katey Bellville, and Kacey Jones; the cutting-edge hillbilly band BR549; Johnny Gimble, the King of the Swing Fiddle; steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons; and multiple Grammy-winner Alison Krauss.
April 24, 2004 broadcast with Charlie Parr and Louis Jenkins
This week's show comes to you from the "Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas," Duluth, Minnesota. And so do this week's guests. We'll be joined by Charlie Parr, a Duluth-based country-blues musician, along with Louis Jenkins, a poet who has lived in Duluth for thirty years.
April 17, 2004 broadcast with Paula Poundstone and Vince Giordano
It's the Annual Joke Show, the performance when we expose our live audience and radio listeners to near-toxic levels of pure, uncut jokes. We have help from comedian Paula Poundstone, and Vince Giordano plays his bass saxophone with Rich Dworsky and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band.
April 10, 2004 broadcast with The Flatlanders, Sally Dworsky, Peter Johnson, John Niemann, and Dan Newton
The show will be spending Easter weekend at home in St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater. Guests will include Texas country group The Flatlanders and vocalist Sally Dworsky. Plus Peter Johnson, John Niemann, and Dan Newton sit in with the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band.
April 3, 2004 broadcast with Willie Murphy, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, Cindy Cashdollar, and John Niemann
This week we're live once again from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. Guests will include folk and R & B pianist Willie Murphy, as well as the Hopeful Gospel Quartet (featuring Mollie O'Brien, Robin and Linda Williams, and Garrison Keillor). Plus the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band is joined by steel guitarist/dobro player Cindy Cashdollar and fiddler John Niemann.
March 27, 2004 broadcast with Johnny Hiland and The Hot Club of Cowtown
This week we're back to the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul with a live broadcast. Guests will include country guitar wizard Johnny Hiland and western-swing trio The Hot Club of Cowtown.