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This Week's A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile

Oct 22, 2016

Catch it again Sunday at Noon on WXXI AM 1370.

 This week: Live broadcast with guests Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Anaïs Mitchell, and John Hodgman, and  we're celebrating the beautiful Minnesota autumn weather with another live broadcast from indoors at the Fitzgerald Theater on Exchange Street in downtown Saint Paul. We'll have music from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats 

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
  – a blast of rock n' roll with roots in Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the classic Stax sound – and folksinger, songwriter, and composer Anaïs Mitchell
Anais Mitchell
Credit Jay Sansone
  ; plus expertise and observations from writer, comedian, and adjudicator John Hodgman
John Hodgman
   Our host Chris Thile will debut a new song, hot off the press, with a little help from The First-Call Radio Players (Richard Dworsky on piano, guitarist Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas on fiddle, Sarah Jarosz singing and playing banjo and octave mandolin, bassist Paul Kowert, and drummer Ted Poor); and our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Serena Brook, and Fred Newman, will round things out with a few scripts and sponsor messages. You can also watch live (Saturday, 6pm - 8pm  at prairiehome.org . Tune in this week to WRUR.