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A Prairie Home Companion

Saturday 6PM - 8PM

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion® is a Saturday night staple for radio audiences everywhere. The show features a unique blend of musical performances and comedy.Musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio. 

A new live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN this week, with guests Josh Ritter, Jon Batiste, and Emma Willmann

This week:  from the famed Fitzgerald Theater, in sunny Saint Paul, Minnesota a rebroadcast of the season finale with  host Chris Thile and guests The Avett Brothers, Jesca Hoop, and comedian Jen Kirkman.

April 15, 2017 

This week: a rebroadcast of our January 21 show in Pasadena, California with Ryan Adams, Kacey Musgraves, Justin Hurwitz, and Kevin Nealon. 

Join us on the radio, Saturday at 6pm .

This week, we close out our fall run in Saint Paul with a broadcast from the famed Fitzgerald Theater. Bassist, singer, and composer Esperanza Spalding 

brings her genre-bending band to the Fitz stage for a few tunes sure to induce spontaneous dancing up and down Exchange Street, on both banks of the Mississippi River, and across the country; Dawes 

add their road-honed Southern California rock n' roll to help warm up a Minnesota fall that's suddenly turned chilly; and comedian and writer Aparna Nancherla

Catch it again Sunday at Noon on WXXI AM 1370.

This week: we kick off a new season and a new era as Chris Thile steps to the mic to host a live broadcast from our home base, the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, rock star, and man-about-Nashville Jack White

joins us for a few acoustic tunes. We also welcome Brooklyn's Lake Street Dive