Tent Show Radio

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Available for free and airing continuously for 26 years, Tent Show Radio is hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly is a 59-minute weekly radio program assembled from the best live recordings from the acclaimed musical acts that perform at the Big Top Chautauqua Tent each summer located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Michael Franti, Punch Brothers, and Brandi Carlile, with regular contributions by the Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra, a 9-piece vocal and instrumental ensemble consisting of band leaders Ed Willett, Randy Sabien, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.

 

Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization since 1986, providing entertaining and educational cultural activities with an emphasis on performances that celebrate history and the environment. www.bigtop.org

 

 

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254 Pieces

Available for free and hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield Wisconsin.


Pieces

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This episode of Tent Show Radio features, Tommy Emmanuel recorded at the Big Top in 2006 and Leo Kottke recorded in 1998. Tommy Emmanuel is an Aust...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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This week on Tent Show Radio, we have two great groups who played under the Big Top Tent in 2008. In the first half of the show, the award-winning ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Tent Show Radio, living legend, songwriter and singer, Arlo Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie has performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall too, well...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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If joy were a person, he’d bring both peace and frenzy. He’d be full of music, light, and energy that soothes even as it stirs us up. Eyes closed, ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Award-winning Joan Baez is a talented singer, songwriter, musician and activist, whose music encompasses genres including folk, rock, pop, gospel a...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KUMD, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1