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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189 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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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
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Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the music of the Nashville b...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Country classics and Opry favorites featuring Big Top's Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests.

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


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Pickers and neighbors from the South, Minnesota that is, Pert Near Sandstone.

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


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Terrance Simien (born September 3, 1965 in Mallet, Louisiana) is an American zydeco musician, vocalist and songwriter. He and his band won the Gra...

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


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Tune in this week as host Michael Perry welcomes the world-chart-topping boys and girl ~ Gaelic Storm ~ to the Big Top stage!

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


  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This weeks episode features friends from New Orleans ~ Preservation Hall Jazz Band with an opening set by our very own Blue Canvas Orchestra.

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMSU, KALH, KPIP-LP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10