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4-5 ORDINARY SOUNDS

This one sounds a lot like other shows, except substitute Oil Can’s sound effects for readings from Altman Studeny, Brian Bieber, News from Pierre and Christopher Vondracek. That and a live performance from Soulcrate Music and a whole song about a wiener dog. Tape recorded live in Sioux Falls, SD just East of Van Eps […]

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4-3 BRING SOME BARS

Probably one of the top 10 shows we’ve ever produced. This one’s about bars. Featuring artist Altman Studeny, News from Pierre, and an appearance by musical guest The Copoetics. Plus a whole song about Jello. The Rock Garden Tour is produced independently by Fresh Produce in Sioux Falls, SD. Enjoy the show and keep it […]

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4-2 RABBITS RAINS RHUBARBS

Less talk and more witty banter about a pest that most rock and roll garden show producers would rather not talk about. Rabbits are a bummer. They’re bad for gardens, even worse for ratings. But they’re still pretty cute. It’s whole show about rabbits, plus a live performance from Jim Groth, tape recorded live at […]

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4-1 GROW BIG! OR GROW HOME!

Our Season 4 Home Opener features less talk and more witty banter about growing big pumpkins, paddlefish, hail stones and more. Plus News From Pierre tells a story about Grasshopper Jim, Altman Studeny talks about his big new project, and the Rock Garden Tour Family Band performs a whole song about Zell, SD. With special […]

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3-9 TAPE RECORDED SONGS

Our December show features various tape recordings from the last few seasons. Enjoy some live performances by Jami Lynn, Pleasure Horse, We All Have Hooks For Hands, Dan Mahar, Doktor Barkey, Fly Away Sparrow and the Rock Garden Tour Family Band.

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3-8 HAPPY NOVEMBEER

In this episode we give thank our listeners by pouring them some homemade beer. Featuring less talk and more witty banter about homebrew. A conversation with brewmasters Chad McKinney and John Sites from Taylor’s Pantry in Sioux Falls. Songs about the Cosmos Mystery Area and Huron, SD. With special guest Fly Away Sparrow. Live from […]

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3-7 HALLOWEEN CLASSICS

Oil Can shoots a pumpkin out of a cannon. News from Pierre impersonates Vincent Price. Our backdrop artist (and props mistress) tries to scare a bunch of jaded junior high kids. And Flowerman encourages people to friend him on MySpace. All in this episode of Halloween Classics from the Rock Garden Tour radio show (public). […]

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3-6 TWO TICKETS TO PIERRE-A-DISE

Tape recorded live at the Arts Equinox Conference in tropical Pierre-a-dise, our state capital, this month’s show features less talk and more witty banter about weed board politics and international policy. There’s also a pretty good haiku about Mound City. And a song about Skunkweed. With free-range rock and roll from The Fresh & Onlys, […]

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3-5 KINGS, CAPITALS, AND ALSORANS

Less talk and more witty banter about South Dakota Kings, Capitals and Alsorans. Live from Ben’s in downtown Yankton, SD. With special guests Bernie and Katie Hunhoff of South Dakota Magazine. Live music from Mrs. Begley and the Boys. With free-range rock & roll by The Men, Waxahatchee, Guy Clark, and The Rock Garden Tour […]

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3-4 JELLO I LOVE WON’T YOU TELL ME YOUR NAME

In this Rock Garden Tour episode, Altman Studeny talks about his master study of Jello. And what it’s made of. And if vegans can eat it. And if you can swim in a pool full of it. With a live performance from Doktor Barkey. And songs by Langhorne Slim, Bombadil, Shovels and Rope, Lord Huron, […]

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