Stay tuned in during the off season! Wisconsin's own humorist, singer, songwriter, intermittent pig farmer, and New York Times bestselling author, Michael Perry hosts Big Top's independently produced radio program. Every week, he takes listeners backstage at the Big Top, while showcasing the best live recordings from under the tent. Tent Show Radio is independently produced by Big Top Chautauqua and broadcasts every week on a variety of streaming platforms, Wisconsin Public Radio and a number of independent stations. See when stations are airing the show near you here.
For nearly four decades our organization has been building cultural bridges, opening inquisitive minds, capturing the zeitgeist while keeping one foot firmly planted in history. Big Top presents over 60 concerts, educational programs, and events June through September in our unique blue and pearl grey 900 seat canvas tent. Our stage hosts international touring artists, regional performers, in addition to our original productions featuring our beloved house band the Blue Canvas Orchestra.