Chris Thile

Chris Thile



Christopher Scott "Chris" Thile (/ˈθl/ THEE-lee; born February 20, 1981) is an American mandolinist, singer, songwriter, and radio personality, best known for his work in the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and the acoustic folk and progressive bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers. He is a 2012 MacArthur Fellow.[3] On October 15, 2016, he became the host of the radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion.[4][5]



Elephant in the Room
Elephant in the Room is a song by musical artist Chris Thile, released on November 15, 2017.
Thanks for Listening
Thanks for Listening is an album by musical artist Chris Thile, released on October 27, 2017.
Thank You, New York
Thank You, New York is a song by musical artist Chris Thile, released on October 6, 2017.
Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau
Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau is an album by Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau.

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Popular Albums13

Album Appearances & References29

Popular Songs6

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Musical Groups3

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TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers13

Other Music-Related Relationships5

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations4

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Spotify - Albums & Singles72


Spotify - Appears On11


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles9

Watch Béla Fleck Join Chris Thile for a Gregg Allman Birthday Tribute
  –  December 11, 2017
This weekend, Punch Brothers' Chris Thile hosted the second of three tapings of The Show ... Thile led another round of Musician Birthdays, a medley of several tunes from musicians that celebrated their birthdays in the past week. Along with a band ...
Garrison Keillor Firing: Chris Thile, Former Colleagues React
  –  November 29, 2017
Keillor hosted "A Prairie Home Companion" since the variety show began in 1974 until he retired in 2016, when bluegrass musician Chris Thile took over. The station did not elaborate on the nature of the complaint against Keillor, but noted in their ...
The Show With Chris Thile
  –  December 7, 2017
Hosted by Chris Thile, this program draws new, diverse talent to public radio, with guests such as Jack White, Esperanza Spalding, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Nick Offerman, Hilary Hahn, Randy Newman, Angelique Kidjo, Tig Notaro, Dan Auerbach, and Steve ...
Chris Thile returns to 'Prairie Home' with rock-solid show
  –  October 8, 2017
In his second year as host of "Prairie Home Companion," host Chris Thile still seems determined to boldly go where ... with an upcoming guest list that includes the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Randy Newman and Margo Price.
Chris Thile’s second ‘Prairie Home’ season kicks off with Chris Stapleton, Randy Newman
  –  September 21, 2017
Country star Chris Stapleton, singer/songwriter Randy Newman and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band are among the guests who will join Chris Thile in October for the first three shows of Thile’s second season of “A Prairie Home Companion,” with Dan ...
Chris Thile Addresses Garrison Keillor Firing on ‘A Prairie Home Companion’
  –  December 5, 2017
Chris Thile had to deal with the unfortunate news today surrounding ... Spoon, Cecile McLorin Salvant Music, and Carmen Lynch. “People are capable of such beauty. I aim to bring some of it to you on the radio every Saturday. And I’m as thrilled as ...
Chris Thile calls Garrison Keillor misconduct allegations “heartbreaking”
  –  December 4, 2017
UPDATE: Though MPR News called it “The Show with Chris Thile,” Minnesota Public Radio said in a statement ... As for this show, I want it to be a place for us to gather around, hear great music, laugh together, reflect and gain respite from our weekly ...
'A Prairie Home Companion' becomes 'Town Hall,' Chris Thile says live on show
  –  December 3, 2017
And I'm as thrilled as ever to say, coming to you live from New York City, welcome to 'Town Hall,' " said mandolinist Chris Thile, who took over the show ... be a place for us to gather around, hear great music, laugh together, reflect and gain respite ...
'Prairie Home' host Chris Thile promises more great music, better jokes for second season
  –  October 12, 2017
In its first season without Garrison Keillor, “Prairie Home Companion” broadened its musical horizons with an eclectic guest list, ranging from rock star Jack White to singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, and a rookie host who’s seemingly mastered ...

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