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, Bruce Burnside, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, Cheryl Leah, Cal Aultman 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, Bruce Burnside, Phillip Anich, Tom Mitchell, Cheryl Leah, Cal Aultman and Andy Dee.Michael Perry, humorist and author of the... 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...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • 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 WPCA-LP, KFCF FM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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, KMSU, KUMD, KFCF FM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KMSU, KSJE, KFCF FM, KSRQ, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KMSU, KSJE, KUMD, WPCA-LP, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • 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 KUMD, KMSU, KSJE, WTIP, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 WTIP, KMSU, KSJE, KSRQ, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2018
  • 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 WTIP, KFCF FM, KMSU, KUMD, KSJE and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:03
  • 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 WTIP, KSRQ, KUMD, KMSU, KSJE and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • 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 WTIP, KUMD, KMSU, KSRQ, KSJE and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • 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 KUMD, WTIP, KSJE, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 WTIP, KMSU, KUMD, KSJE, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 6
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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 WTIP, KMSU, KSRQ, KSJE, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KUMD, WTIP, KSRQ, KMSU, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KUMD, WTIP, KSJE, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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 WTIP, KSJE, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Originally performed in 2013, this Tent Show Radio program features Big Top Chautauqua's Blue Canvas Orchestra performing original songs and arrang...

Bought by KMSU


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Sit back and enjoy a closing night set by our very own Blue Canvas Orchestra and guests as they unwind their musical chops for one last time in thi...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 6
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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966....

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:11
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In the first half, Oshkosh, Wisconsin based duo Aurali perform. And in the second half, Ziggy Marley. In the earliest known record of his musical...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 7