A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is a recorded live show featuring comedy sketches, music and more from host Chris Thile and company.

Recent Episodes

Falsetto - February 4, 2017

Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "Falsetto," from our February 4, 2017 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, Noam Pikelny, and Ted Poor

Stanley Ann Dunham - January 21, 2017

Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "Stanley Ann Dunham," from our January 21, 2017 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Julian Lage, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher

January 14, 2017: The News from Lake Wobegon

"We got a little snow -- a little snow Monday night. What a beautiful snowfall it was, and not all that cold out." The recent warm weather puts those who suffer from "Pump Handle Phobia" at ease. Plus, Mr. Hansen lends a hand around the neighborhood while his wife visits her sister in Florida, and reveals an unusual secret, a monologue from January 2012.

We, Joe Maddon - January 14, 2017

Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "We, Joe Maddon," from our January 14, 2017 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor

January 7, 2017: The News from Lake Wobegon

"Our beautiful fall has come to an end. We got a frost here on Monday night. People were talking about it down at the Chatterbox Cafe." Eloise Krebsbach runs for mayor, the Lutheran Church updates its directory, Carl Krebsbach does a few odd jobs around town, and the Hedlunds dig up a Lake Wobegon ghost story, a monologue from October 2013.

'17 (Modern Friendship) - January 7, 2017

Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "'17 (Modern Friendship)," from our January 7, 2017 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor