“Unplugged, Chris Thile is the god of small sounds. The music flies by in one joyous arc, with the linear melody and vertical harmony blurring into a single web of gossamer beauty.”
-The New York Times
The successor to public radio’s long-lived, much-loved A Prairie Home Companion, Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction—and when it comes to Norfolk to broadcast live, you can be in that audience! Host Chris Thile, a Grammy-winning, genre-jumping artist with his own passionate fan base, has attracted high-profile guests to the show along the way, including Paul Simon, David Crosby, Steve Martin, Randy Newman and many more; and all signs point to a great show in Norfolk, with the highest caliber music, comedy, and some surprises.
Live from Here is produced and distributed nationwide by American Public Media and is heard by more than 2 million listeners each week on nearly 600 public radio stations, online, and on SiriusXM Radio.
Chris’ musicianship, commentary, humor and his connection with the vital musicians of today have proven to be a winning combination.
“I grew up with the show. I take this opportunity, this job, immensely seriously and with great awe.” – Chris Thile
Complete show information at https://www.livefromhere.org.
Co-presented with WHRO Public Media.