March 4, 2000 broadcast with Niamh Parsons, Graham Dunne, Cathal McConnell, Frank Harte, Big John, and Valerie McManus
Live from RTE studios in Dublin, Ireland, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes traditional Irish singer Niamh Parsons with Graham Dunne, Cathal McConnell along with Big John and Valerie McManus, and Frank Harte.
February 26, 2000 broadcast with the Battlefield Band, Dave Richardson, and Ian Rankin
Live from Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes Scotland's own Battlefield Band, Boys of the Lough member Dave Richardson and mystery novelist Ian Rankin.
February 19, 2000 rebroadcast with Kate MacKenzie, Rita Dove, and Greg Brown
A rebroadcast from Valentine's Day, 1998, with Kate MacKenzie, poet Rita Dove, and Greg Brown. In Lake Wobegon, the Luther League almost visits Duluth.
February 12, 2000 broadcast with Karrin Allyson and Retrograss
Live from St. Paul, Minnesota, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes vocalist Karrin Allyson and Retrograss (Mike Seeger, David Grisman, and John Hartford). Plus, Garrison reads the winning poems from our Valentine's Day Sonnet Contest.
February 5, 2000 broadcast with Druha Trava, Pat Donohue, Dan Newton, and Lynn Peterson
Live from The Fitzgerald Theater, with Czech bluegrass band DruhÃ¡ TrÃ¡va, guitarist Pat Donohue along with accordion player Dan Newton, and singer/songwriter Lynn Peterson.
January 29, 2000 broadcast with BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Butch Thompson, Laura Sewell, and Lynn Peterson
Live from The Fitzgerald Theater this week, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes the Cajun sounds of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Butch Thompson and Laura Sewell playing the music of Joseph Lamb, and singer/songwriter Lynn Peterson.
January 22, 2000 broadcast with Greg Brown and the Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series
Live from The Fitzgerald Theater this week, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes Greg Brown and the Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series, performing a new composition of the Snow Queen.
January 15, 2000 broadcast with Vasen, Guy Clark, and Lynn Peterson
Live from Saint Paul, Minnesota, A Prairie Home Companion welcomes Swedish group VÃ¤sen, singer/songwriter Guy Clark and singer Lynn Peterson.
January 8, 2000 rebroadcast with Jean Redpath and Studs Terkel
Repeat broadcast from February 7, 1998, featuring Jean Redpath and Studs Terkel.
January 1, 2000 broadcast with Butch Thompson, Maria Jette, Ann Reed, and Leo Kottke
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, with Rich Dworsky and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Butch Thompson, soprano Maria Jette, folksinger Ann Reed, guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke.