Let’s Get TBT on Prairie Home

OK first, this is a first. Me writing to suggest we organize an effort to get someone on the stage of A Prairie Home Companion when the show comes to Duluth in February. It’s not quite like calling a local radio station to request a song, but not all that far off either.

It reminds me of the time I called Sirius XM ’60s on 6 host Phlash Phelps when Duluth was the mystery city of the day. I actually sent him about a dozen quick facts which he used throughout the morning. Patty was not amused.

I like Trampled by Turtles (listening now while I pour through data for a report) and believe they’d be a natural for the PHC audience. So, I’ve posted on the PHC Facebook page suggesting they contact the group to see if they’re available. Maybe you’ll consider a similar post.

11 Comments

Paul Lundgren

about 9 years ago

By the way, A Prairie Home Companion was previously in Duluth on April 24, 2004.

Guests included ... 



Charlie Parr



Jerree Small



Louis Jenkins

(Photos by Starfire.)

Trampled by Turtles seems like a great choice this time around.

Karasu

about 9 years ago

Better idea: The Surfactants. Songs about murdering child abusers always go over well with that crowd.

Claire

about 9 years ago

Milan Kovachic sang "The Marseillaise" on PHC when it was last in Duluth.

John

about 9 years ago

Duke - That's an awesome idea!  They should definitely play.  I added my support on the PHC FB page.

wildgoose

about 9 years ago

I could not agree more, I hope it happens.  Thanks for spearheading the PR effort, Duke.

Meghann

about 9 years ago

Sonja and Big Country, too! Catch them on Wednesday nights at Carmody.

Billy Thundercloud

about 9 years ago

Nope, I don't like the idea one bit, besides they're too busy already.  And what if they got to playing so fast, they warped into a parallel dimension?

TimK

about 9 years ago

I want to see If Thousands do a 40-minute set.

edgeways

about 9 years ago

Heck yeah, mind you Aaron might just fall asleep on stage if they do that. But, perhaps they could incorporate it into the music.

Ian

about 9 years ago



Kyle gets my vote.

HipCast

about 8 years ago

According to A Prairie Home Companion's Facebook page, your wish has come true.

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