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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

“A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor” will take to the big screen in Holyoke Thursday, Oct. 21.

The live show will be held at 6 p.m. and will be the third Fathom Event held at the Peerless Theatre this year.

The live show will feature special guests such as singer/fiddle player Sara Watkins, roots music quintet Old Crow Medicine Show, Texas singer/songwriter Joe Ely, accordion master Joel Guzmán and vocalist Andra Suchy.

Regular show performers will be on hand, including actors Sue Scott and Tim Russell, sound-effects wizards Tom Keith and Fred Newman and the

“Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band,” featuring guitarist Pat Donohue, percussionist Peter Johnson and bassist Gary Raynor, and led by keyboardist, composer and arranger Richard Dworsky.

Each week, “A Prairie Home Companion” is heard by more than four million listeners of every age, on more than 600 public radio stations across the country.

The show, performed live on stage in front of an audience, features comedy sketches, music and Keillor’s signature monologue, “The News from Lake Wobegon.”

The show has been host to thousands of guest artists and has been broadcast from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Iceland and nearly each of America’s 50 states.

Visit www.thepeerlesstheatre.com for tickets and more information. Tickets will also be available at the box office.