Live from Here Highlights

By American Public Media

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Description

Chris Thile steps to the mic as the host of Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), a live public radio variety show. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media. Twitter: @livefromhereapm

Episode Date
Out in America - June 16, 2018
00:06:16
This week: Tom Papa returns to Cleveland during a heatwave, learns a new word from his chihuahua-owning driver Julia, and sips rosé after getting lost near the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Be sure to check out Tom’s new book, ‘Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas!'
Jun 18, 2018
A Little Skinny But in Good Shape - June 16, 2018
00:04:23
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "A Little Skinny But in Good Shape," from our June 16, 2018 broadcast, with Rich Dworsky, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.
Jun 18, 2018
Tom Papa on Mealtime with Children - June 9, 2018
00:05:55
Tom Papa discusses the finicky eating habits of children and proposes some new restaurants sure to please both kids and parents on our June 9, 2018 show. Find this excerpt and more in his new book, 'Your Dad Stole My Rake!"
Jun 13, 2018
Tom Papa on Family Vacations - June 9, 2018
00:06:56
Tom Papa reads an excerpt from his new book, 'Your Dad Stole My Rake,' about sharing a hotel room with your parents, the joys of hotel amenities, and the miseries of traveling with children on our June 9, 2018 show.
Jun 13, 2018
Best Life - June 9, 2018
00:06:13
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Best Life," from our June 9, 2018 broadcast, with Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Brittany Haas, Matt Johnson, Paul Kowert, and Julian Lage.
Jun 11, 2018
Out in America - June 2, 2018
00:05:29
In a look back to our January 13, 2018 broadcast, Tom Papa attempts to visit San Diego but winds up in chilly Boston, where he chats with an Irish bartender and warms up in a bowling alley with a couple of helpful Patriots fans.
Jun 04, 2018
January 2018, Part 2 - June 2, 2018
00:05:19
Download the Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 2," for June 2, 2018 (originally from our January 13, 2018 broadcast). The band: Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Mike Elizondo, Brittany Haas, and Ted Poor.
Jun 04, 2018
Out in America - May 26, 2018
00:06:24
This week: Tom Papa visits San Francisco, stays at a dog-friendly hotel, and samples the Irish coffee at the Buena Vista Cafe.
May 28, 2018
Power Off and Carry On - May 26, 2018
00:04:19
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Power Off and Carry On," from our May 26, 2018 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Josh Dion, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, and Alan Hampton.
May 28, 2018
Out in America - May 19, 2018
00:06:30
Our traveling correspondent, comedian Tom Papa, heads to Detroit, Michigan, where he makes friends at a Greek restaurant, visits the Motown Museum, and experiences the city’s newfound optimism.
May 21, 2018
The New Delta Blues - May 19, 2018
00:04:01
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "The New Delta Blues," from our May 19, 2018 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Alan Hampton, and James McAlister.
May 21, 2018
Out in America - May 12, 2018
00:06:35
In a look back to our January 6, 2018 broadcast, Tom Papa makes a realistic New Year’s resolution, stops in Modesto on his way to San Francisco, and visits an iconic California restaurant known for its pea soup.
May 14, 2018
January 2018, Part 1 - May 12, 2018
00:04:15
Download the Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 1," for May 12, 2018 (originally from our January 6, 2018 broadcast). The band: Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Brittany Haas, Alan Hampton, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.
May 14, 2018
Out in America - May 5, 2018
00:06:41
Tom Papa travels to Springfield, Massachusetts, starts his day with a disappointing breakfast but enjoys a redeeming lunch at a German restaurant, and ponders life lessons from author Jim Harrison.
May 05, 2018
Tic Tac - May 5, 2018
00:04:37
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Tic Tac," from our May 5, 2018 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor.
May 05, 2018
Madison Square Park - April 28, 2018
00:04:16
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Madison Square Park," from our April 28, 2018 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Mike Elizondo, Brittany Haas, and Ted Poor.
Apr 30, 2018
Out in America - April 28, 2018
00:05:59
This week: our traveling correspondent Tom Papa heads to Colorado where he keeps an eye out for paranormal incidents at the spooky Stanley Hotel, treats himself for altitude sickness, and does a little hiking.
Apr 30, 2018
Out in America - April 21, 2018
00:06:08
This week: Tom Papa visits Atlantic City, meets a delightfully surly pizzamaker, succumbs to Twinkie-related emotion, and chats with a cheerful couple from Bayonne, New Jersey.
Apr 23, 2018
Au Revoir, Rue St. Denis! - April 21, 2018
00:03:37
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Au Revoir, Rue St. Denis!," from our April 21, 2018 broadcast, with Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Billy Contreras, Josh Dion, Chris Eldridge, and Mike Elizondo.
Apr 23, 2018
Out in America - April 14, 2018
00:06:04
This week: Tom Papa finds spring weather in New York and meets a cast of colorful characters on the way to his first Yankees game of the season.
Apr 16, 2018
St. Mike - April 14, 2018
00:04:44
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "St. Mike," from our April 14, 2018 broadcast, with Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, and Ted Poor.
Apr 16, 2018
Out in America - April 7, 2018
00:06:38
This week: Tom Papa travels to Phoenix where he overestimates his tolerance for spicy tacos, meets a taxi driver with an enviably sunny outlook, and chats with an aspiring screenwriter.
Apr 09, 2018
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor - April 7, 2018
00:04:25
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "And Now a Word from Our Sponsor," from our April 7, 2018 broadcast, with Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, and Ted Poor.
Apr 09, 2018
The Dreamchasers - March 31, 2018
00:03:47
Download the Song of the Week, "The Dreamchasers," for March 31 (originally from December 2, 2017). The band: Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Julian Lage, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher.
Apr 02, 2018
Out in America - March 31, 2018
00:04:59
This week: Tom Papa visits Philadelphia, where he talks with Eagles fans at a bakery, tries his hand at the ‘Rocky’ steps, and braves an airport shuttle bus ride (originally from December 2, 2017).
Apr 02, 2018
Out in America - March 24, 2018
00:05:18
This week: Tom Papa visits St. Louis, where he’s surprised by winter, meets a biker named Bruce, and gets a nurse’s take on dangerous recreational activities (originally from November 4, 2017).
Mar 26, 2018
No Place Like Home - March 24, 2017
00:04:19
Download the Song of the Week for March 24, Nickel Creek's "No Place Like Home," originally from our November 4, 2017 broadcast. (Bass: Alan Hampton)
Mar 26, 2018
Out in America - March 17, 2018
00:04:51
This week: Tom Papa heads to Eugene, Oregon, where he deals with damp weather, transportation difficulties, and thin hotel walls (originally from October 28, 2017).
Mar 19, 2018
Put Your Mask On - March 17, 2018
00:05:05
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Put Your Mask On," from our March 17, 2018 rebroadcast (originally from October 28, 2017). The band: Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Paul Kowert, Ted Poor, Sean Watkins, and Gabe Witcher.
Mar 19, 2018
Out in America - March 10, 2018
00:05:55
This week: our traveling correspondent, comedian Tom Papa, heads to Indianapolis where he searches for a hearty breakfast and samples an experimental ice cream flavor.  
Mar 11, 2018
Dancing About Architecture - March 10, 2018
00:04:48
Mar 11, 2018
Cure-All - March 3, 2018
00:04:16
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Cure-All," from our March 3, 2018 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Stuart Duncan, Chris Eldridge, Matt Johnson, and Chris Morrissey.
Mar 04, 2018
The Olympic Athletes from Russia - February 24, 2018
00:04:15
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "The Olympic Athletes from Russia," from our February 24, 2018 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Josh Dion, Chris Eldridge, Mike Elizondo, and Brittany Haas.
Feb 25, 2018
Retirement Box - February 17, 2018
00:02:27
Saving for retirement can be a challenge, but now there's a simple solution: introducing the Vanguard Retirement Box (a script originally from our October 21, 2017 broadcast).
Feb 18, 2018
Music For Leaves That Are Changing Colors and Not Making Me Think About My Own Mortality - February 17, 2018
00:03:44
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Music For Leaves That Are Changing Colors and Not Making Me Think About My Own Mortality," from our February 17, 2018 rebroadcast (originally from October 21, 2017). The band: Rich Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, and Paul Kowert.
Feb 18, 2018
Calvin and the Ghosties - February 10, 2018
00:05:27
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Calvin and the Ghosties," from our February 10, 2018 rebroadcast (originally from October 14, 2017). The band: Rachael Price, Rich Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Sean Watkins.
Feb 11, 2018
Porch Sayings - February 10, 2018
00:03:38
"You know what they say: one day you're cuttin' the paste, and the next, poor Sue's got her head in a pepper tub." The "Porch Sayings" script from our February 10, 2018 rebroadcast, originally aired on October 14, 2017.
Feb 11, 2018
Prescription - February 3, 2018
00:03:50
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Prescription," from our February 3, 2018 rebroadcast (originally from October 7, 2017). The band: Emily King, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Ted Poor.
Feb 03, 2018
Define the Relationship - February 3, 2018
00:02:53
"Next week is our 19-year anniversary, and things have been going pretty good, and I was wondering ... are we 'together?'" (A script originally from our October 7, 2017 broadcast.)
Feb 03, 2018
January 2018, Part 4 - January 27, 2018
00:04:34
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 4," from our January 27, 2018 broadcast, with Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Bill Campbell, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, and Gabe Witcher.
Jan 27, 2018
January 2018, Part 3 - January 20, 2018
00:05:12
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 3," from our January 20, 2018 broadcast, with Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher.
Jan 20, 2018
January 2018, Part 2 - January 13, 2018
00:05:19
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 2," from our January 13, 2018 broadcast, with Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Mike Elizondo, Brittany Haas, and Ted Poor.
Jan 13, 2018
January 2018, Part 1 - January 6, 2018
00:04:15
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 1," from our January 6, 2018 broadcast, with Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Brittany Haas, Alan Hampton, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.
Jan 06, 2018
Calvin and the Ghosties - December 30, 2017
00:05:22
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Calvin and the Ghosties," from our December 30, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from October 14, 2017). The band: Rachael Price, Rich Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, and Sean Watkins.
Dec 30, 2017
Don't Talk - December 30, 2017
00:02:34
Another episode of Don't Talk, the game show where you win by not talking, in a script from our December 30, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from October 14, 2017).
Dec 30, 2017
Douglas Fir - December 23, 2017
00:04:51
Download Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Douglas Fir," from our December 23, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from December 10, 2016). The band: Aoife O'Donovan, Richard Dworsky, Matt Chamberlain, Chris Eldridge, Alex Hargreaves, and Tim Lefebvre.
Dec 23, 2017
Cautionary Tail - December 23, 2017
00:05:50
Chris and Serena take an online "What Breed of Dog are You?" quiz, in a script from our December 23, 2017 rebroadcast (originally from December 10, 2016).
Dec 23, 2017
Locked In - December 16, 2017
00:04:42
The December 16, 2017 Song of the Week from Chris Thile and his fellow Punch Brothers, and Sarah Jarosz: "Locked In."
Dec 16, 2017
Ornaments - December 9, 2017
00:04:49
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Ornaments," from our December 9, 2017 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.
Dec 09, 2017
The Dreamchasers - December 2, 2017
00:03:47
Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "The Dreamchasers," from our December 2, 2017 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Rich Dworsky, Mike Elizondo, Julian Lage, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher.
Dec 02, 2017