The Show With Chris Thile

Hosted By Chris Thile

A unique blend of music, comedy and storytelling.


Saturday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the Music Station
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. on the News Station

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Saturday, August 30, 2014 Permalink

A Prairie Home Companion: Mingle, Merge, Mill, Jostle Gently, And Flock Together

Aoife O'Donovan


This week, our cast and crew are readjusting to Central Time after the 2014 APHC cruiseand gearing up for our return to the Minnesota State Fair grandstand (recorded Friday, August 29th for broadcast the next evening).

With special guests, transcendent vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, and the North Star State’s singing sisters Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; musical director Richard Dworsky, with Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, our horn section, Kenni HolmenMichael B. Nelson, and Steve Strand, drummer JT Bates, bassistJeff Carney, and guitarist Armand Hirsch.

All that, plus Pronto Pups, prize-winning pies, the Mighty Midway, butter sculptures, fireworks, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.