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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191 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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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
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Cape Breton fiddler extraordinaire.

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


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Raw, young and heartfelt Brooklyn, NY up and coming act along with Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra.

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


  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Host Michael Perry welcomes Big Top's Blue Canvas Orchestra featuring the house show Shanties & Shipwrecks!

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


  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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From the movie screen to the Big Top stage please welcome actor and musician Jeff Daniels.

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


  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Host Michael Perry welcomes Toad The Wet Sprocket to the Tent Show Stage.

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


  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9