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This Week’s Tent Show Radio: The Foxgloves & Madison Cunningham

Check out Mike (Twitter: @SneezingCow) hosting Tent Show Radio (Twitter: @BigBlueTent). Episode 23-12 features the The Foxgloves and Grammy Award winner Madison Cunningham (Twitter: @madicunningham). This episode features recordings from The Foxgloves’ July 2022 performance and Madison Cunningham’s August 2022 performance under the big blue tent.

Michael Perry shares humorous stories throughout on the Big Top stage. If you prefer to watch this and previous episodes, follow this link for all the available viewing options. 

Stream it here along with other Tent Show Radio episodes.

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Mike’s Interview on Paula Granquist’s show, ArtZany – Radio for the Imagination

A couple weeks back Mike joined Paula Granquist’s show, ArtZany – Radio for the Imagination, on KYMN 95.1 FM in Northfield, MN. Mike and Paula discussed Forty Acres Deep and talked about rural America and the lives of farmers, writing, and stories. You can listen to the interview here:

Sturgill Simpson and Forty Acres Deep

I’m no Sturgill Simpson. I’ve not gone to his extremes. Any parallels I might draw between myself and him are limited and anemic. But they exist, and if not for this interview and this album, I’d have never shoved everything aside to write Forty Acres Deep. And man, the ways that little book is hitting, it was the right wrong turn.

Forty Acres Deep: Granary

Forty Acres Deep author Michael Perry shares how wintry workouts in an old unheated granary drew him to think about the decades of farmers doing real work in there…and how it shaped the main character of his novella.


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