Tent Show Radio

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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.

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.

Airing continuously since 1994, Tent Show Radio is hosted by farmer, humorist, best-selling author, volunteer firefighter, emergency responder, and all-around-great-guy, Michael Perry. It features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Punch Brothers, and Brandi Carlile, with regular contributions by the Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra, a 9-piece vocal and instrumental ensemble consisting of band leaders Ed Willett and Bruce Bowers, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.

Michael Perry, humorist and 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 2016, Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua will celebrate its 30th anniversary under the big blue canvas tent on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.

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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.Airing continuously since 1994, Tent Show Radio is hosted by farmer, humorist, best-selling author, volunteer firefighter, emergency responder, and all-around-great-guy, Michael Perry. It features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Punch Brothers, and Brandi Carlile, with regular contributions by the Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra, a 9-piece vocal and instrumental ensemble consisting of band leaders Ed Willett and Bruce Bowers, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.Michael Perry, humorist and author of the bestselling memoir, “Population 485:... Show full description


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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KSJE, KTXK, KMSU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD, WNMU-FM, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KTXK, KFCF FM, KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD and more


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KSJE, KTXK, KMSU, KSRQ, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 7
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KTXK, KSJE, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KSJE, WNMU-FM, KFCF FM, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KMXT, KFCF FM, KMSU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KMXT, KFCF FM, KMSU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by KMXT, KSJE, KMSU, KFCF FM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KTXK, KMXT, KSJE, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features John Hiatt. Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRNC-LP, KMXT, KFOK-LPFM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 10
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features Yonder Mountain String Band. Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hou...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 8
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features our very own Blue Canvas Orchestra in a musical tribute, "Laurel...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 7
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the BCO. Tent Show Radio is a wee...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 59:20
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this special archive show features Bill Monroe/ Willie Nelson/ Merle Haggard/ BCO T...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 59:15
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features Los Lonely Boys. Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety se...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 6
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Available for free and hosted by Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio this week features Great Big Sea. Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety seri...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2011
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 6