Venue Details

1376 Star Starred
Greek Theatre
2700 North Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-665-5857
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Member Tips

nthome
Dress warm for the evening, even in the summer.
info Jun 08 2009 star this tip starred
Plan to bring picnic basket. We didn't, wish we had
info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
erich1005
Glad i brought a jacket, it got pretty cool as it got later
info Jun 08 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
If you don't mind walking up hill, MTA buses take you pretty close.
info Jun 09 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Many brought blankets - could have done that.
info Jun 09 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Notices stacked parking was first in, first out.
info Jun 09 2009 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4 events
1 review
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attended Jun 05 2009

GK and the PHC is like a comfy blanket, always welcome. but i was a little disappointed with the show. he had martin sheen last year and they did the same bits with him... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.greektheatrela.com/calendar/event_info.asp?ID=1555

Quotes & Highlights

Listen to audio clips of A Prairie Home Companion.

Description

89.3 KPCC-FM is proud to present a special live performance of A Prairie Home Companion with host Garrison Keillor at the Greek Theatre. Garrison Keillor will bring along The Royal Academy of Radio Actors, his Guy’s All-Star Shoe band, sound effects man Fred Newman, and special guests still to be announced.

This will be the seventh consecutive year that Garrison Keillor has brought the renowned public radio program to Los Angeles. The performance will be recorded and broadcast to die-hard fans around the country and the globe on Saturday, June 6th. 89.3 KPCC will broadcast the show locally at 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM on June 6th and 12:00 noon on Sunday, June 7th.

Currently in its 35th season, _A Prairie Home Companion _has made Minnesota’s way of life and the fictional small town of Lake Wobegon part of American popular culture. The show is heard on more than 580 public radio stations nationwide, with a weekly audience that tops 4.3 million listeners. The program can also be heard on XM Radio, the Armed Forces Network Europe, the Far East Network, and in dozens of European cities via the Astra satellite network. Garrison Keillor’s signature monologue, The News From Lake Wobegon, is available via podcast/iTunes.

A Prairie Home Companion is produced by Prairie Home Productions and presented by American Public Media. The show is sponsored nationally by General Mills, Inc. and by the Ford Motor Corporation.