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Tickets on sale for Prairie Home Companion in SF

Tickets went on sale today (Tuesday, Oct. 23) for two live broadcasts of Garrison Keillor’s ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ radio show from San Francisco in January. The shows are scheduled at 2:45 p.m. two Saturdays in a row — Jan. 5 and 12 — at the War Memorial Opera House. You can buy tickets by phone at (415) 392-4400 or online at www.cityboxoffice.com. Ticket prices range from $35 to $65. Special guests will be guitarist and singer Elvin Bishop on… Read More »

‘Prairie Home’ in Santa Rosa

This just in from Lake Wobegon: The Jewish Community Center, working with Rialto Cinemas, will present a live, high-definition broadcast of a performance of  Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. The program screens at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in the Jackson Theater at Sonoma Country Day School, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa. The show features singer and fiddle player Sara Watkins, roots music quintet Old Crow Medicine Show, Texas singer-songwriter… Read More »