Apr 6, 2018
radio air date: April 7, 2018
About This Episode
In 2016 Big Top Chautauqua
celebrated its 30th season in operation. It was a special evening
when members of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra joined Big
Top's house band The Blue Canvas Orchestra and played an
interesting and entertaining evening of music led by Ed Willet.
The collaborative group played a
range from classic Big Top songs, original and traditional works,
and light classical selections. The whole show was illuminated by
images on the big screen by Betty Ferris.
It was a special celebratory night
to be at the tent. Listen in for this episode and feel the classic
Big Top magic beaming through the airwaves.
About Michael Perry
Michael Perry is a New York Times
bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn,
Perry’s bestselling memoirs include
Population 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, and Visiting Tom, and
his latest, Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through
Philosophy. His first book for young readers, The Scavengers, was
published in 2014 and first novel for adult readers, The Jesus Cow,
was published in May of 2015.
Raised on a small Midwestern dairy
farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a
ranch in Wyoming, then wandered into writing. He lives with his
wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the
local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig
farmer. He hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,”
performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long
Beds (currently recording their third album for Amble Down
Records). He has recorded three live humor albums including Never
Stand Behind A Sneezing Cow and The Clodhopper Monologues.
Learn more about Michael and where
to get his publications at www.sneezingcow.com.
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