Tent Show Radio

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Available for free since 1994 Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing regional and national acts including the Blue Canvas Orchestra performing at  Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua , Bayfield Wisconsin.


Tent Show Radio is hosted by best selling author, humorist and singer-songwriter, Michael Perry.


Michael Perry is the author of the bestselling memoir, “Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time,” and the essay collection “Off Main Street.” Perry has written for Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Outside, Backpacker, Orion and Salon.com, and is a contributing editor to Men’s Health. His essays have been heard on NPR’s All Things Considered and he has released two live audience recordings, “I Got It From the Cows” and “Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow.” Perry lives in rural Wisconsin, where he remains active as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical responder. He can be found online at www.sneezingcow.com


In 2018, Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua will celebrate its 33th season under the big blue canvas tent on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.



Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization. www.bigtop.org


Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua



 

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193 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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Big Top Chautauqua is proud to welcome Cornmeal all the way from Chicago to the Tent Show stage.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KALH, KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Tent Show Radio is pleased to welcome back to the Big Top stage Bayfield’s very own blues, folk, rock musician Corey Carlson and his Big City Band....

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD, WUMB and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Our Duluth, MN episode featuring two outstanding acts ~ singer songwriter Teague Alexy and foot stompin' Tin Can Gin.

Bought by KALH, KPIP-LP, KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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This past summer we were thrilled to see bluesy guitar man Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his electrifying band as they tore up the tent! Shepherd was b...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KMXT and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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After working as a songwriter, in 2001 at the age of 22, Isbell joined the rock band Drive-By Truckers while they toured in support of their album ...

Bought by WKMS, KSRQ, WUMB, KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Gypsy jazz from Berlin, Germany along with Big Top Chautauqua's very own Blue Canvas Orchestra.

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences, Yonder has pi...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, WUMB and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tent Show Radio
“I think our music promotes the bridging of all tribes,” Nahko says. “The lyrics and the stories and our energy as a group break down people’s wall...

Bought by KALH, KPIP-LP, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Tent Show Radio
McLean recorded his first album, Tapestry, in 1969 in Berkeley, California, during the student riots. After being rejected 72 times by labels, the ...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, KPIP-LP, KHNS, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Born and raised in Byrdstown, Tennessee Sierra Hull attended Pickett County High School before accepting a Presidential Scholarship to study at the...

Bought by KALH, KMSU, WRNC-LP, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9