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Listen to the Latest Broadcast of “Live from Here with Chris Thile”

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Peghead Nation is proud to sponsor the popular NPR show hosted by mandolin master Chris Thile and home to a talented band that includes our fiddle instructor Brittany Haas.

by Dan Gabel
April 29, 2018

Peghead Nation is a proud sponsor of Live from Here, the popular NPR music and radio variety show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion. Mandolin master Chris Thile took over as host of the show in October 2016, and since then has had an impressive guest list of instrumentalists, songwriters, and composers on the show. His house band includes Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, pianist Richard Dworsky, drummer Ted Poor, and frequent guests Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan, and others. 

The show is broadcast live from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, and travels to destinations throughout the United States during its annual broadcast season. Chris’s guests on Saturday, April 28 were Calexico, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Mike Yard, and you can listen to the audio of the entire broadcast on

Click here for special offers for listeners of the show from Peghead Nation, and tune into the show next weekend!


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Nov 24, 2020
A great mandolin duet of Sarah Jarosz’s original tune, recorded live at the Marshall Mandolin Summit.

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