Tent Show Radio

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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and entertainers who grace the Big Top Chautauqua stage each summer in beautiful Bayfield, WI. In the program's nearly 30-year history, it has featured artists like Johnny Cash, B.B King, Brandi Carlile, Willie Nelson, Don McLean, and many more. Hosted by celebrated New York Times best-selling author Michael Perry-who weaves stories and humor throughout each episode - Tent Show Radio features performances from renowned national & regional artists, with regular appearances featuring Big Top’s unique brand of shows that feature songs and stories performed by its acclaimed house band, The Blue Canvas Orchestra.

Tent Show Radio is independently produced by Big Top Chautauqua, a non-profit performing arts organization founded in 1986, with a mission to present performances and events that celebrate history, culture, and the environment - along with their annual summer concert series - nestled in the woods on the shores of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands.

Series

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21 Pieces

Listen to all the 2024 episodes of Tent Show Radio, Big Top Chautauqua's independently produced weekly radio program.

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373 Pieces

Available for free and hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and entertainers who grace the Big Top Chautauqua stage.


Pieces

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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WPCA-LP, WXPR, WDSE, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, WTIP, WDSE, WNMU-FM, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, KSRQ, KMSU, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRFA-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WGZS, WXPR, KSJE, Wisconsin Public Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, WRFA-LP, WDSE, KSJE, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRFA-LP, WDSE, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, WRFA-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, WRFA-LP, WDSE, KFCF FM, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WXPR, WRFA-LP, WDSE, KMXT, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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First broadcast in 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing the best live recordings from acclaimed music acts and enter...

Bought by WRFA-LP, WDSE, KSJE, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5