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The Great American Folk Show

First and Third Sunday of the Month, 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, June 20: In Episode 15, host Tom Brosseau is joined by singer Paula Larsen; singer-songwriters Heidi Muller and Bob Webb; Theodore Roosevelt National Park superintendent Wendy Ross; and field recordist Luke Farroh with "Sounds of the Badlands."

The show is written, recorded, and hosted by folksinger and songwriter Tom Brosseau, announced by Joe Wiegand, produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting. 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 8 features writer Gianni Washington; Musician Melissa Mary Ahern; Writers Julie Wolfson and Zoe Howell; a short story by Glen Phillips; Poet laureate of Charleston, South Carolina, Marcus Amaker; Cowboy poet and songster Andy Hedges; North Dakota associate poet laureate Bonnie Larson Staiger; and autoharp player Colin Haines.


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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 7 features musicians Grant-Lee Phillips, Tre Burt, Sebastian Steinberg, and Sofia Wolfson; and Hilary Saunders from No Depression magazine. 


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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 Six features musicians Chuck Suchy, Suzanne Vallie, and Lisa Sanders; Poets Bridgette Bianca and Gino Sky; Folk artist Angelina Elise; and zine maker Jonas Cannon. 

 


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 Five features visual artist, composer, and singer David Garza; Banjoist, singer, jean maker, and founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show Willie Watson; Toad the Wet Sprocket founding member Glen Phillips, and singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tomo Nakayama

Plus, we’ll visit with ND Associate Poet Laureate Bonnie Larson Staiger, and hear more Notes from the Badlands by Joe Wiegand.

 


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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.


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