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.
Saturday, June 3: Episode 78 features musicians Doug Paisley, Antonio Lopez, and folk band Jackson Pines. Plus, photographer Sinziana Velicescu and writer Julie Wolfson.
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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Episode 77 features musicians The Chapin Sisters, Jess Williamson, and Sean Marshall, and North Dakota florist Annie Sondrol. Plus, Fargo chef Summer Peterson shares a recipe for creamy tomato soup.
Mike Ferris and Deborah Lamb run The Old School Center — a hotel, RV park, and store — in Fortuna, North Dakota. The attached restaurant and bar called The Teacher’s Lounge is a popular gathering spot in the small community of 30 people.
Episode 76 features Fargo singer-songwriter Eden Parker, musician Jon Woode, poet Marcus Amaker, and country artist Jimmie Dale Gilmore. Plus, a Dakota Diners visit to Namaste Chai in Fargo, and a spotlight on the late Minot singer-songwriter Bill Gessner.
Rani Kaur and her father (dubbed “Papa Chai”) are the winning duo behind the popular Namaste Chai food truck in Fargo. Listen as Tom Brosseau visits the chai truck to learn about their traditional chai.
Episode 75 features live music sessions from Jack Klatt, Melissa Chilinski, and Susie Philipsen, and a Dakota Diners visit to Teacher’s Lounge in Fortuna. Plus, we hear from poet Larry Woiwode.
Tom Brosseau heads to a Downtown Fargo Nepali restaurant called Momos N More for a visit with Brett Haddaway-Pokhrel. She and her husband, Prakash, are the owners of the fast-service restaurant that has been operating since late 2022, and has already become a Fargo favorite.
Episode 74 features musicians Lisa O’Neill, Billie Marten, and Ron Franz, and painter Sarah Kraning. Plus, a Dakota Diners visit to Momos n More in Fargo.
Tom Brosseau spoke with singer, poet, humorist, and novelist Kinky Friedman about songwriting, heartbreak, and more.
Episode 73 features Iowa singer-songwriter Perry Burkum, Americana artist Annie Bartholomew, cowboy poet Andy Hedges, and Fargo chef Summer Peterson. Plus, Tom visits the Wimbledon Cafe on Dakota Diners.
Summer Peterson is a chef in Fargo. In this segment from The Great American Folk Show, she shares a recipe for Crunchy Granola.