RESERVED SEATS: $65
Reserved seats closest to the stage are NOT covered by a roof, chairs are provided by the venue.
PLEASE NOTE: Far seats in sections 1 & 5 are possible limited view due to stage equipment set on ends of the stage
GA LAWN: $45
General admission Lawn seating starts behind the reserved seats and ends at the Crescent Deck in the back of the venue where the reserved table seats are located.
RESERVED TABLE SEATS: $65
Reserved Table seats are covered by a roof and are located behind the lawn seats. Numbered tables are 6 seat tables (1-44), 4 seat tables are lettered (A-FF) and are higher pub tables.
On Sale Date: April 28, 2017 at 10am, Ticket Limit: 8 tickets
Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Love and Comedy Tour 2017
Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, and began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1966. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and from July 6, 1974 through July 1, 2016, he created and hosted his popular variety show, A Prairie Home Companion. His many books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and The Keillor Reader (Viking). He is the host of the daily program The Writer’s Almanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places (Viking). In 2006, Keillor played himself in the movie adaptation of his show, a film directed by Robert Altman. In 2007 he opened an independent bookstore, Common Good Books, in St. Paul, the city where he and his wife make their home.
Growing up in rural Maine, Heather Masse sang hymns and folk songs around home with her family. Now based in New York, this New England Conservatory of Musicalum is a one-third of the Juno Award-winning Canadian trio The Wailin’ Jennys. Lock My Heart is her recording with piano legend Dick Hyman. A new album, August Love Song—on which she joins forces with trombone great Roswell Rudd — was recently released on Red House Records.
Sound effects man Fred Newman is an actor, writer, musician, and sound designer for film and TV. Turns out, no one is more surprised than Fred that he’s made a career out of doing what he used to do behind the teacher’s back —crossing his eyes, making sounds, and doing voices. He readily admits that, growing up, he was unceremoniously removed from several classrooms, “once by my bottom lip.”
RICH DWORSKY & THE ROAD HOUNDS:
Keyboardist, composer, arranger, and longtime Prairie Home Companion music director Richard Dworsky has collaborated with such diverse musicians as Yo-Yo Ma, James Taylor, Brad Paisley, Kristin Chenoweth, and Sheryl Crow. He has provided music for documentaries on HBO and PBS, and has released many recordings of original material, including his latest, All In Due Time.
Bassist Larry Kohut has played on dozens of albums and many film scores, as well as performing with jazz artists such as Patricia Barber, Mel Tormé, Vincent Colaiuta, and Tony Bennett. In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago, where he teaches acoustic and electric bass.
When Richard Kriehn turned 10, his mom bought him a mandolin; at 19, he’d won the Buck White International Mandolin Contest. He went on to play with the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble and bluegrass group 1946. On the classical side, he has performed with numerous orchestras and was principal second violin for the Washington/Idaho Symphony.
Bluegrass to big band jazz, Chris Siebold knows his way around a guitar —or a bunch of other instruments, for that matter. Based in Chicago, he draws from a deep well of influences and styles, and has put his talents to work in ensembles such as Howard Levy’s Acoustic Express and Kick the Cat. In 2010, he formed the band Psycles, whose album Live at Martyrs’was released the following year.
Lawn Chairs (any height)
Rain Coats & Ponchos
1 Bottle of factory sealed water
Food & beverage
Blankets *** (Blankets will NOT be allowed for this show)
Venue concession stands will be open serving a variety of fantastic food and beverages. For food and beverage menus click here.
Let us pack your picnic! Choose the “picnic in the park” option to pre-order dinner and pick it up when you arrive!
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