Garrison Keillor News

Garrison Keillor is Back with the Prairie Home Love & Comedy TourGarrison Keillor is Back with the Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Monday, August 7 Garrison Keillor, celebrates his 75th birthday—the next morning, Tuesday, August 8 “The Old Scout,” boards the bus and kicks off a 28-city (in 39 days) Coast-to-Coast Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour—2017! (more...)

SF Live Arts' Women in Music Series Continues with Claudia SchmidtSF Live Arts' Women in Music Series Continues with Claudia Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

A favorite of Garrison Keillor on the Prairie Home Companion show, Claudia Schmidt has been moving and delighting audiences of all sizes and locations (from small venues to festival stages in front of 20,000 people) for over 40 years. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Premiere banjo player Bela Fleck joins musical forces with mandolinist, composer, and vocalist Chris Thile in this one-night-only Columbus performance. Celebrated for their refreshing approaches to bluegrass, jazz, pop, and classical music, these multi-Grammy Award®-winning musicians use their technical mastery to enter uncharted musical territory, taking bluegrass to astounding new heights. (more...)

Garrison Keillor to Bring Harmony and Humor to Warner TheatreGarrison Keillor to Bring Harmony and Humor to Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Premier Concerts and DPS Shows will welcome to the Warner Theatre Garrison Keillor and special guests Robin and Linda Williams on November 30 at 8 pm. (more...)

CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN Features 11 Great Acts!CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN Features 11 Great Acts!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

???????Concerts in the Garden returns this summer with a diverse lineup of acts at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, both at its Midtown and Gainesville locations. (more...)

ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in ConcertALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Mondavi Center Announces 2017-18 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 16th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers. The season begins on September 22, 2017 with the Mondavi Center debut of Los Tigres Del Norte and concludes May 24, 2018 with the return of the San Francisco Symphony. The season also features the debut performance of The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart, on April 19, 2018. (more...)

Mona Golabek to Bring THE CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANE to Town HallMona Golabek to Bring THE CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANE to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On April 25 at 8pm at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd St.), The Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Town Hall Foundation will present a special performance from American concert pianist Mona Golabek who tells the gripping, true story of her mother, Lisa Jura, who held on to her music and her dreams to survive one of the darkest periods in history. (more...)

Storytelling Nonprofit The Moth to Honor Aziz Ansari at 20th Anniversary 'Moth Ball' This JuneStorytelling Nonprofit The Moth to Honor Aziz Ansari at 20th Anniversary 'Moth Ball' This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Beloved storytelling nonprofit The Moth today announced details for their annual fundraising gala, The Moth Ball. (more...)

Paris1919 Haunting, Minimalist Score 'Antartica' Out NowParis1919 Haunting, Minimalist Score 'Antartica' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Paris1919 (http://paris-1919.com/), a Minneapolis ensemble led by experimental Composer and Conductor Chris Strouth (http://chrisstrouth.com) have released their second album Antarctica, which is out now via the UltraModern label. (more...)

Beloved Radio Host and Humorist Garrison Keillor Headed to Raue Center This FallBeloved Radio Host and Humorist Garrison Keillor Headed to Raue Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Raue Center will welcome beloved radio host and acclaimed humorist Garrison Keillor to the stage at 8 p.m. on September 24, 2017. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and The Morgan Library & Museum Present ALT Alumni in ConcertAmerican Lyric Theater and The Morgan Library & Museum Present ALT Alumni in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and The Morgan Library & Museum present ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3pm at The Morgan Library & Museum in the Gilder Lehrman Hall, 225 Madison Avenue, NYC.  (more...)

Ben Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallBen Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Tony Award Honoree Ben Davis (Violet, A Little Night Music, La Boheme), Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea), Kendrick Jones (Shuffle Along, The Scottsboro Boys) & Drama Desk Award-nominee Daniel Reichard (Original Cast of Jersey Boys) will join previously announced Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact), multi-award winning Nightclub star Klea Blackhurst & Steve 'The Whistler' Herbst at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, March 27 at 8pm, 'The Broadway Musicals of the 1940s,' which will highlight the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kurt Weill & Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Klea Blackhurst and More to Bring the '40s to Town Hall for 'Broadway by the Year'Karen Ziemba, Klea Blackhurst and More to Bring the '40s to Town Hall for 'Broadway by the Year'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact), multi-award winning Nightclub star Klea Blackhurst and Steve 'The Whistler' Herbst are set to star in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, March 27 at 8pm, 'The Broadway Musicals of the 1940s,' which will highlight the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kurt Weill & Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Folk Musicians Lou and Peter Berryman To Perform in ConcertFolk Musicians Lou and Peter Berryman To Perform in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

Lou and Peter Berryman will perform at Community Church, 40 East 35th Street, N.Y.C. 10016 on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Kay Stern To FacultySan Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Kay Stern To Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of violinist Kay Stern to its faculty. Stern is currently the concertmaster of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, a position she has held since 1994. She will begin her own studio at SFCM in Fall 2017, in addition to continuing her role at San Francisco Opera. (more...)

Seattle Fringe Festival presents THE GAY UNCLE EXPLAINS IT ALL TO YOUSeattle Fringe Festival presents THE GAY UNCLE EXPLAINS IT ALL TO YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Imagine John Waters substituting for Garrison Keillor in a friend's living room on a $13 budget and you can start to picture 'The Gay Uncle Explains It All To You.'  (more...)

Miss Richfield 1981 Returns to Philadelphia with 2020 VISIONMiss Richfield 1981 Returns to Philadelphia with 2020 VISION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Miss Richfield 1981 returns to Philadelphia for the first time in three years with her brand new show "2020 Vision: A Survival Guide To The New World!"  Known for her unique take on audience participation, and comedic songs and videos, Miss Richfield will bring her message of hope -or at least survival-to Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater on March 10 and 11 at 8pm.  Performing again in Philadelphia holds special meaning for Miss Richfield 1981 who served as a brand ambassador for Visit Philadelphia from 2009-2014.    (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents The Wailin' JennysThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents The Wailin' Jennys
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Juno Award-winning folk trio The Wailin' Jennys bring their achingly perfect vocal sounds to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21. (more...)

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