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Available for free and airing continuously for 26 years, Tent Show Radio is hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly is a 59-minute weekly radio program assembled from the best live recordings from the acclaimed musical acts that perform at the Big Top Chautauqua Tent each summer located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Michael Franti, Punch Brothers, and Brandi Carlisle, with regular contributions by the Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra, a 9-piece vocal and instrumental ensemble consisting of band leaders Ed Willett, Randy Sabien, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.

Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization since 1986, providing entertaining and educational cultural activities with an emphasis on performances that celebrate history and the environment. www.bigtop.org
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Available for free and airing continuously for 26 years, Tent Show Radio is hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly is a 59-minute weekly radio program assembled from the best live recordings from the acclaimed musical acts that perform at the Big Top Chautauqua Tent each summer located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin. Tent Show Radio features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Michael Franti, Punch Brothers, and Brandi Carlisle, with regular contributions by the Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra, a 9-piece vocal and instrumental ensemble consisting of band leaders Ed Willett, Randy Sabien, Jack Gunderson, Phillip... Show full description

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Tent Show Radio TSR18-08 Big Wu - Black River Revue

From Tent Show Radio | Part of the Tent Show Radio series | 58:58

Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and regional acts in live performance at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield, Wisconsin. This episode features legendary jam band Big Wu with a few songs from Freshwater bluegrass troupe Black River Revue.

Tent Show Radio is hosted by bestselling author, humorist, singer-songwriter and intermittent pig farmer Michael Perry.

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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 regional acts in live performance at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio is hosted by bestselling author, humorist, singer-songwriter and intermittent pig farmer Michael Perry.

Perry is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books including Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a TimeTruck: A Love Story, Roughneck Grace, and The Jesus Cow. His live humor albums include The Clodhopper Monologues and Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow. Perry lives in rural Wisconsin, where he remains active as an emergency medical responder with the volunteer fire department. 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.

Tent Show Radio TSR 19-13 Glenn Miller Orchestra

From Tent Show Radio | Part of the Tent Show Radio series | 59:00

Broadcasting music, stories and happiness wrapped in canvas since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly one-hour variety series showcasing national and regional acts in live performance at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield, Wisconsin. This episode features the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Tent Show Radio is hosted by bestselling author, humorist, singer-songwriter and intermittent pig farmer Michael Perry.

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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 regional acts in live performance at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio is hosted by bestselling author, humorist, singer-songwriter and intermittent pig farmer Michael Perry.

Perry is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books including Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a TimeTruck: A Love Story, Roughneck Grace, and The Jesus Cow. His live humor albums include The Clodhopper Monologues and Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow. Perry lives in rural Wisconsin, where he remains active as an emergency medical responder with the volunteer fire department. 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.

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Lost Nation String Band + Kathy Mattea - Episode 21-25

From Tent Show Radio | Part of the Tent Show Radio series | 59:00

Lost-nation-string-band-tribute_small In 1980 the Lost Nation String Band moved to the Bayfield Peninsula and quickly became the band to see and dance to. In 1986 at the founding of Big Top Chautauqua they were the heart of the shows. Come join us as we celebrate their legacy with members of the original group and special guests.

Kathy Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass singer. Active since 1984 as a recording artist, she has charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including four that reached No. 1: "Goin' Gone", "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses", "Come from the Heart", and "Burnin' Old Memories", plus 12 more that charted within the top ten. She has released 14 studio albums, two Christmas albums, and one greatest hits album.

Merle Haggard | Big Top Chautauqua | Episode 21-15

From Tent Show Radio | 59:00

The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgement of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made, not just on country music, but on American music as a whole. He performed under the Big Top in 1999 and again in 2013 to adoring audiences. This week's Tent Show Radio is a recording of Merle Haggard's 1999 performance.

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The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgement of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made, not just on country music, but on American music as a whole. He performed under the Big Top in 1999 and again in 2013 to adoring audiences.  This week's Tent Show Radio is a recording of Merle Haggard's 1999 performance.

Available for free and airing continuously for 26 years, Tent Show Radio is hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly is a 59-minute weekly radio program assembled from the best live recordings from the acclaimed musical acts that perform at the Big Top Chautauqua Tent each summer located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Michael Franti, 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, Randy Sabien, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.

Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization since 1986, providing entertaining and educational cultural activities with an emphasis on performances that celebrate history and the environment. www.bigtop.org 

Merle Haggard | Big Top Chautauqua | Episode 21-15

From Tent Show Radio | 59:00

The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgement of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made, not just on country music, but on American music as a whole. He performed under the Big Top in 1999 and again in 2013 to adoring audiences. This week's Tent Show Radio is a recording of Merle Haggard's 1999 performance.

2016-merle-haggard-media-cube_small

The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgement of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made, not just on country music, but on American music as a whole. He performed under the Big Top in 1999 and again in 2013 to adoring audiences.  This week's Tent Show Radio is a recording of Merle Haggard's 1999 performance.

Available for free and airing continuously for 26 years, Tent Show Radio is hosted by best-selling author Michael Perry, Tent Show Radio is a weekly is a 59-minute weekly radio program assembled from the best live recordings from the acclaimed musical acts that perform at the Big Top Chautauqua Tent each summer located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wisconsin.

Tent Show Radio features regional and national acts like Arlo Guthrie, Michael Franti, 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, Randy Sabien, Jack Gunderson, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, and Andy Dee.

Big Top Chautauqua is a non-profit performing arts organization since 1986, providing entertaining and educational cultural activities with an emphasis on performances that celebrate history and the environment. www.bigtop.org