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Live From Here with Chris Thile is coming to Detroit

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Michigan Radio will welcome Live From Here with host Chris Thile to Detroit on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 5:45 p.m. for a special live broadcast performance. The show will take place at the historic Detroit Opera House in downtown Detroit, and marks the show’s first visit to Michigan.

Tickets are now on sale through the Detroit Opera House box office, through Ticketmaster (Ph: 800-745-3000), and online at livefromhere.org. Tickets for the show are priced at $35 - $70. 

A limited number of special VIP tickets which include premium box seats and a private post-show meet and greet with Chris Thile and the Live From Here cast are also available. To purchase VIP tickets, click here.

Bringing audiences together on Saturday evenings with music and comedy has been a tradition in public radio since Garrison Keillor launched A Prairie Home Companion in 1974. Musician and songwriter Chris Thile continues that tradition with Live From Here, featuring a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction.

Mandolinist Chris Thile is among the most highly acclaimed musicians of his generation. The Grammy winner started the band Nickel Creek and currently leads the acoustic quintet Punch Brothers. Each week on Live From Here, Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience.          

Live from Here is produced and distributed nationwide by American Public Media, and is heard by 2.6 million listeners each week on nearly 600 public radio stations. The radio variety show airs Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. on Michigan Radio and is repeated at 9:00 p.m. on Sundays.