Dec 6, 2019
About This Episode
Shakey Graves's 2018 show at Big Top
was so good, we're bringing you the whole thing! This week's Tent
Show Radio is the second half of his performance.
Shakey Graves has been categorized
as an Americana singer/songwriter, thanks to his traditionally
rooted songs, fluent acoustic-guitar picking, and Texas roots. He
was named Best Emerging Artist at the 2015 Americana Music Awards.
But that tag will undoubtedly be dismissed as restrictive and
irrelevant when his radical new album “Can’t Wake Up” is released
and performed for live show audiences.
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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