*TICKETS ON SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 18 AT 10AM*
A Prairie Home Companion's America the Beautiful Tour hits the road coast-to-coast this summer, delivering an evening of jump jazz, sweet harmony, poetry declamation, Guy Noir, words from the Rhubarb and Catchup and Fearmongering sponsors, stories, a mass audience chorale, and other classics from 41 years of radio.
The performance is 2½ hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & The Radio Rhubarb Band with Fiddling Richard Kriehn & Chris Siebold Boy Guitarist, Guy Noir, Private Eye & News from Lake Wobegon & Audience Chorale & Poetry Declamation & Other Classics from 41 Years of Radio History.
On July 6, 1974, Garrison Keillor hosted the first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion (APHC) at Macalester College's Janet Wallace Auditorium in St. Paul, Minnesota, with approximately twelve people in attendance. Keillor and the APHC team went on produce 500 live shows in the first decade of the program's existence.
A Prairie Home Companion celebrated its 40th Anniversary in 2014 and is currently heard by 4 million listeners each week on more than 600 public radio stations, and abroad on America One and the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East.
SHOW TIME: 7:30 p.m. / Gates 6:30 p.m.
RESERVED ADMISSION: $95, $75, $55, $45, and $35 (Subject to applicable fees)
ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, April 18 @ 10 a.m.
MORE INFORMATION: www.prairiehome.org
Tickets can be purchased at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Firestone Farm Tires Ticket Office, online at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000.