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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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry talks about his Olympic shortcomings and welcomes guest Kathy Mattea.

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, KUMD, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 5
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Tent Show Radio best selling author Michael Perry discusses hoof trimmers and forgetfulness and welcomes Elephant Revival to the Big Top Stage.

Bought by KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 7
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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry welcomes our neighbors from Duluth, Minnesota, Low.

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio, WRNC-LP, KUMD, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 5
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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry welcomes the rocking Jason D Williams and Mike talks about brining us into the digital age.

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio, KSRQ, WRNC-LP, KUMD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 5
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Highway 61 Revisited performed by Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra along with special guests Corey Carlson, Barbara Jean Meyers and Danie...

Bought by WRNC-LP, Wisconsin Public Radio, WRNC-LP, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry welcomes the bluesy Grammy Nominated singer Joan Osborne.

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio, WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KUMD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry welcomes the heartland roots rock of the Bodeans and Mike talks about being a Godfather.

Bought by KUMD, Wisconsin Public Radio, KSRQ, WRNC-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: www.tentshowradio.com
Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry welcomes Grammy Award winning Native American folk artist Bill Miller backed up by our very own Blue Canvas Orch...

Bought by KSRQ, Wisconsin Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 5
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In 2013, Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua celebrates its 28th season under canvas on the south shore sands of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsi...

Bought by WXPR, KALH, WRNC-LP, KMXT, and Wisconsin Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A musical hodgepodge featuring WC Clark, Elephant Revival, Cloud Cult, Arlo Guthrie, Ruthie Foster and Greg Brown.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KUMD, KSRQ, WRNC-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2013
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5