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The Great American Folk Show

Sunday, September 6, 5pm CT
  • Hosted by Tom Brosseau

The Great American Folk Show is a little place on the radio where we commune with you to share stories, sing songs, and talk to some good people with great voices.

Sunday, September 6: In Episode 5, host Tom Brosseau is joined by visual artist, composer, and singer David Garza; Writer, singer and producer Lisa Sanders; Banjoist, singer, jean maker, and founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show Willie Watson; and singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tomo Nakayama. Plus, we’ll visit with Chicago zine maker Jonas Cannon, ND Associate Poet Laureate Bonnie Larson Staiger, and hear more Notes from the Badlands by Joe Wiegand.

The show is written, recorded, and hosted by folksinger and songwriter Tom Brosseau, announced by Joe Wiegand, produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting, and supported by Hugo's Family Marketplace in Grand Forks, ND. 

Original instrumentation by Burkum Boys. Additional music by Sean Watkins. Special flyer design by DLT.

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The Great American Folk Show is a little place on the radio where we commune with you to share stories, sing songs, and talk to some good people with great voices.

Episode Four features Bluegrass legend Peter Rowan, singer/songwriter Sunny War, and Toad the Wet Sprocket founding member Glen Phillips.

 

Plus, a visit with Mary Beth Orn and her daughter, Medora Burning Hills singer veteran Bethany Andrist, in Wimbledon, North Dakota at the Peggy Lee Museum.

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The Great American Folk Show is a little place on the radio where we commune with you to share stories, sing songs, and talk to some good people with great voices.

Episode Three features Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids, LA singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell, rising Baltimore Americana artist Letitia VanSant, Oscar-nominated actor John C. Reilly, and chef Andrea Baumgardner of Bernbaum's.

 


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The Great American Folk Show is a little place on the radio where we commune with you to share stories, sing songs, and talk to some good people with great voices.

Episode Two features actor, writer, and musician John Doe; Grammy Award-winning musicians Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins; NY Times best-selling author Daniel Levitin; North Dakota poet Madelyn Camrud; and writer and arts educator Julie Wolfson.

 


In this debut episode of The Great American Folk Show, host Tom Brosseau kicks off the series with some of his dear friends: Oscar-nominated actor John C. Reilly, viral North Dakota food columnist Marilyn Hagerty, artist Penni Emrich Burkum, and musicians Tom Lennon and Heidi Gluck.