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A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION BROADCASTS LIVE FROM DALLAS ON NOVEMBER 16

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keillorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2013

Media Contact:   

David O’Neill, Prairie Home Productions

Phone: 651-999-1095

Email: davido@prairiehome.us

A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION BROADCASTS LIVE FROM DALLAS ON NOVEMBER 16 

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AOIFE O’DONOVAN AND – AUSTIN’S OWN – THE CARPER FAMILY

(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) - On November 16th, Garrison Keillor, along with the rest of the cast and crew of A Prairie Home Companion will be heading down to the Big D, for a live broadcast at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, with special musical guests singer songwriter Aoife O’Donovan and Austin’s premier all-female acoustic trio, the Carper Family. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

Actress Sue Scott, Tim Russell (the man of many voices), and sound effects wizard Fred Newman will be on hand, along with music director/pianist Richard Dworsky and the Moonlighters, plus Guy Noir, Private Eye, The Cowboys: Dusty & Lefty, and Garrison will have all the latest News from Lake Wobegon during his signature monologue.

A Prairie Home Companion has a weekly audience of nearly 4 million listeners and is heard on more than 600 public radio stations across the U.S., and is also be heard on the American Forces Network Europe, the Far East Network, and in dozens of European cities via the Astra satellite network, as well as streamed live via www.prairiehome.org

A Prairie Home Companion is produced by Prairie Home Productions and presented by American Public Media. The show is sponsored nationally by Holiday Vacations, (holidayvacations.net), and by Ford. A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, live from Dallas Texas is proudly sponsored by KERA-FM, Public Media for North Texas.

Audio clips, scripts, and more information on A Prairie Home Companion can be found online at www.prairiehome.org

WHAT:                A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor – Live from Dallas, Texas.

WHO:                   Garrison Keillor, with Tim Russell, Sue Scott and Fred Newman along with Richard Dworsky and The Moonlighters, and Special Guests: The Carper Family (http://www.carperfamilyband.com), and Aoife O’Donovan

WHEN:                 Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 4:45 p.m.

WHERE:              The Music Hall at Fair Park, 900 1st Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210

TICKETS:          In person through The Box Office at 542 Preston Royal Shopping Center or by phone through TicketMaster at 1-800-982-ARTS (2787) or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

                                  For more information see www.liveatthemusichall.com, www.kera.org or call the box office at (214) 691-7200.

TUNE IN:           Tune in Saturdays to any of hundreds of public radio stations coast to coast (many rebroadcast the show on Sunday). For more information and local listings or go to www.prairiehome.org