August 24, 1998
Garrison Keillor, Harry Belafonte come to Ste. Michelle's Festival on the Green
Garrison Keillor's radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion," will be broadcast from Chateau Ste Michelle Aug. 29. Harry Belafonte will appear Aug. 30. Both shows are at 7 p.m.
Besides his weekly radio show, Keillor is the author of ten books. His recording of "Lake Wobegon Days" received a Grammy Award. He has also won two ACE Awards for cable TV and a George Foster Peabody Award.
In 1994 he was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago.
Harry Belafonte has been called the consummate entertainer. He has been recognized as a concert singer, a recording artist, a movie, Broadway and television star and a producer.
Belafonte is also known for his humanitarian pursuits. He takes an active role in human rights struggles world wide.
Tickets for the shows may be purchased through Ticketmaster at (206) 628-0888, at any Ticketmaster outlet or in person at Chateau Ste. Michelle's wine shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The show is held on the amphitheater lawn and goes on rain or shine, so appropriate dress is recommended. Gates open at approximately 5 p.m. Net proceeds from the concerts support the winery's charitable programs.