Listening Information

Need to know the latest adventure of Guy Noir as soon as possible? Find out what the band did with the Powdermilk Biscuit Break this week? There are a number of ways to find out. Here’s where you’ll find all the ways we know of for you to listen to our show.

Radio Stations

View complete broadcast station list.

A Prairie Home Companion is also broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio, Saturdays at 5:00 PM CST.

Live Web Stream

Every Saturday, from 5–7 p.m. (Central Time) visit to listen to a live audio Web stream of the show. You can hear a rebroadcast of the live stream on Sunday, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. (CT). (When we’re broadcasting from our home base, the Fitzgerald Theater, you can also visit to watch a live video stream of the show.)

The MP3 links are played through .pls files, which are compatible with any number of media players, including, but not limited to: Quicktime, iTunesVLC, RealPlayer. Windows Media links require Windows Media Player. Dial-up users will have best results using the 32 Kbps Windows Media Stream.

Monologue Stream

New! Listen to a continuous stream of back-to-back episodes of The News from Lake Wobegon. We’ve assembled a chronological stack of Garrison Keillor’s signature monologues going back several years — it’s available free at TuneIn Radio or via the TuneIn Radio app.

Web Program Archive

Archives of each show are posted on Sunday afternoon following the Saturday broadcast. Visit the Archive section of the site to browse through them all. This audio is playable in any standard web browser, but if you experience issues with the audio, please let us know.

iPhone/iPad Apps

If you’re trying to listen on a mobile device, like Apple’s iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to download an App to hear the show. We recommend the Public Radio Player (iTunes link). Once you’ve installed the player, you’ll need to find a station that broadcasts Prairie Home Companion.


Many listeners have been asking us to make A Prairie Home Companion available as a podcast. We are unable to do so at this point in time.

The reason we cannot offer the whole show up for podcast is that we feature many different bands and musicians on our show. As such, their intellectual property is being broadcast to the listening audiences. We would have to get each artists’ permission, not only to distribute their music in this way, but they would also have to be comfortable with the fact that it could be shared easily.

However, you can subscribe to The News from Lake Wobegon, Garrison Keillor’s monologue.