People of Northwest Public Radio
The #1 listened-to public radio entertainment radio show in the world.
A Prairie Home Companion is a two-hour weekly variety show broadcast live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota and other locations in the U.S. and around the world.
The show offers a quirky blend of comedy sketches, topical subjects and music. Musical guests range from legends like Emmylou Harris and Taj Mahal to church choirs, rockabilly bands, and accordionists. Special theme shows include the popular "Joke Show" and the "Talent from Towns Under 2,000" show. The show has also welcomed artists including Poet Laureate Billy Collins and humorists Ray Blount, Jr. and Al Franken, as well as legendary raconteur Studs Terkel.