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Guitars and Gratitude

Photo courtesy Lucille Tack Arts Center

Got in the van with musician friends and did a show in Spencer, Wisconsin. Then flew to Los Angeles and watched a friend do a show on a lil’ bit bigger stage. And so much of it traces back to this book. Still feel like the farm kid I always was, and grateful. Thank you.

This Week’s Tent Show Radio: Iris DeMent and Greg Brown

Check out Mike hosting Tent Show Radio (Twitter: @tentshowradio). This episode of Tent Show Radio includes performance by Grammy nominated singer songwriter Iris DeMent (Twitter: @irisdement; Facebook: Iris DeMent official), American Folk musician Greg Brown (Facebook: Greg Brown Official), and Big Top’s very own Blue Canvas Orchestra.

Michael Perry hosts episode 21-43.

Stream it here along with Tent Show Radio episodes.

Tent show Radio is broadcast each week on these fine independent stations.  Some stations offer “Live Air” streams which you can find more information on their websites listed below.

ALASKA
Kodiak
KMXT | online 
88.9 FM
occasional
ILLINOIS
Elgin
WEPS | online
88.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
MICHIGAN
Ironwood
WXPR | online
100.9 FM
Saturday
10:00 PM
MINNESOTA
Albert Lea
KMSU | online
91.9 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Grand Marais
WTIP | online
90.7 FM
Saturday
6:00 PM
Duluth
KUMD | online
103.3 FM
Sunday
8:00 AM
Fairmont
KMSU | online
91.9 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Mankato
KMSU | online
89.7 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Thief River Falls
KSRQ | online
90.1 FM
Sunday
10:00 AM
NEW MEXICO
Farmington
KSJE | online
90.9 FM
Saturday
6:00 PM
WISCONSIN
Aburndale/Stevens Point
WLBL | online
930 AM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Adams
WHAA | online
89.1 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Ashland
WUWS l online
90.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Central WI
W300BM | online
107.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Delafield/Milwaukee
WHAD | online
90.7FM
Saturday
11:00 PM
Green Bay
WHID | online
88.1 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Highland/Dodgeville
WHHI | online
91.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
La Crosse
WHLA | online
90.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
La Crosse
WLSU | online
88.9 FM
Sunday
4:00 PM
Madison
WHA-AM | online
970AM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Madison/Middleton
W215AQ | online
90.9FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Menomonie/Eau Claire
WHWC | online
88.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Rhinelander
WHSF | online
89.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Sheboygan
WSHS | online
91.7 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Sister Bay/Door County
WHDI | online
91.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Superior
KUWS | online
91.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Rhinelander
WXPR | online
91.7 FM
Saturday
10:00 PM
Rhinelander
WXPR2 | online
Digital
Saturday
10:00 PM
Wausau
WXPR | online
91.9
Saturday
10:00 PM
Amery
WPCA | online
97.7 FM
Saturday
4:00 PM
Hayward
WOJB | online
88.9 FM
Wednesday
11:00 PM

 

Michael Perry: Illumination under the full moon

Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). This week’s column ‘Michael Perry: Illumination under the full moon can be see online here.

Michael Perry: Casting about for a warm memory of a cold fishing flop

Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). This week’s column ‘Michael Perry: Casting about for a warm memory of a cold fishing flop can be see online here.

This Week’s Tent Show Radio: Nanci Griffith

Check out Mike hosting Tent Show Radio (Twitter: @tentshowradio). This week’s episode of Tent Show Radio features recordings from past Big Top performances of Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Nanci Griffith (Facebook: Nanci Griffith).

Michael Perry hosts episode 21-42.

Stream it here along with Tent Show Radio episodes.

Tent show Radio is broadcast each week on these fine independent stations.  Some stations offer “Live Air” streams which you can find more information on their websites listed below.

ALASKA
Kodiak
KMXT | online 
88.9 FM
occasional
ILLINOIS
Elgin
WEPS | online
88.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
MICHIGAN
Ironwood
WXPR | online
100.9 FM
Saturday
10:00 PM
MINNESOTA
Albert Lea
KMSU | online
91.9 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Grand Marais
WTIP | online
90.7 FM
Saturday
6:00 PM
Duluth
KUMD | online
103.3 FM
Sunday
8:00 AM
Fairmont
KMSU | online
91.9 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Mankato
KMSU | online
89.7 FM
Sunday
6:00 PM
Thief River Falls
KSRQ | online
90.1 FM
Sunday
10:00 AM
NEW MEXICO
Farmington
KSJE | online
90.9 FM
Saturday
6:00 PM
WISCONSIN
Aburndale/Stevens Point
WLBL | online
930 AM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Adams
WHAA | online
89.1 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Ashland
WUWS l online
90.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Central WI
W300BM | online
107.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Delafield/Milwaukee
WHAD | online
90.7FM
Saturday
11:00 PM
Green Bay
WHID | online
88.1 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Highland/Dodgeville
WHHI | online
91.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
La Crosse
WHLA | online
90.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
La Crosse
WLSU | online
88.9 FM
Sunday
4:00 PM
Madison
WHA-AM | online
970AM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Madison/Middleton
W215AQ | online
90.9FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Menomonie/Eau Claire
WHWC | online
88.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Rhinelander
WHSF | online
89.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Sheboygan
WSHS | online
91.7 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Sister Bay/Door County
WHDI | online
91.9 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Superior
KUWS | online
91.3 FM
Saturday
7:00 PM
Rhinelander
WXPR | online
91.7 FM
Saturday
10:00 PM
Rhinelander
WXPR2 | online
Digital
Saturday
10:00 PM
Wausau
WXPR | online
91.9
Saturday
10:00 PM
Amery
WPCA | online
97.7 FM
Saturday
4:00 PM
Hayward
WOJB | online
88.9 FM
Wednesday
11:00 PM