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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190 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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The Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests open up the show in the first half followed by Jamaican and Australian musical group Nattali Rize & Notis

Bought by KSRQ, KMXT, KALH, KSJE, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 12
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With a Cuban-American lead singer, garage band ferocity, an intense live show and a deep love of both romance and pure country laced with polyrhyth...

Bought by KMXT, KALH, KPIP-LP, WPCA-LP, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 11
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Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry gets in and out of big trouble in Wyoming, and welcomes Louisiana native, Jeffery Broussard creates incredible ...

Bought by KALH, KSRQ, KUMD, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 4
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Tune in tonight as Tent Show host and author Michael Perry welcomes our very own Blue Canvas Orchestra in the first set followed by bluegrass outfi...

Bought by KMXT, KALH, KPIP-LP, KSJE, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:19
  • Purchases: 11
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Brulé returns to the Big Top bringing their blend of contemporary Native American sounds and rhythms in a powerfully, stunning performance. Now one...

Bought by KMXT, KALH, WGZS, WTIP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:50
  • Purchases: 13
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Tonight's show begins with the familiar sounds of Big Top Chautauqua's very own Blue Canvas Orchestra along with special musical guests Corey Carls...

Bought by KMXT, KALH, KSJE, WTIP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 11
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Arlo returns to Big Top to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired his seminal song, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’. We’re pleas...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMXT, WPCA-LP, KALH, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 12
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Kahulanui (The Big Dance) is an inspiration passed down three generations from Grandfather Robert Kahulanui Naipo, to Dad Rodgers L.L. Naipo Sr., t...

Bought by WRNC-LP, KMXT, KPIP-LP, KSJE, KUMD and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:19
  • Purchases: 10
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Join Big Top Chautauqua and the Blue Canvas Orchestra in this special holiday performance.

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Big Top's closing night featuring Michael Perry, Blue Canvas Orchestra and special musical guests.

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


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 11