Suzy Bogguss appears on A Prairie Home Companion
Thursday, October 18, 2007
– Suzy Bogguss will appear on the Oct. 20 broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, performing a song from her new release "Sweet Danger."
Bogguss will also perform with the show's host Garrison Keillor and participate in a live radio sketch. All of this will take place when A Prairie Home Companion rolls down the Great Wagon Road for a show in Charlotte, N.C.
Additional special guests include blues singer Nappy Brown, ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan, and national banjo champion Charles Wood, as well as The Royal Academy of Radio Acting, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with fiddler Stuart Duncan.
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