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    Chris Thile to Appear on Travel Channel's "The Traveler's Guide to Life" Before Returning to the Road
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    Chris Thile will be a featured storyteller on the latest episode of The Travel Channel's new series The Traveler’s Guide to Life, hosted by Adam Richman, airing tonight at 10 PM ET. On the series, which premiered last week, guests share stories that shed insight on the things that matter most, including, on tonight's episode, "Hometown," the unique traditions, food, and significant experiences that draw them back to the places where their journeys began. Thile will also be featured on next week's episode, "Celebrations," airing February 9 at 10:30 PM, which focuses holidays, rituals, and life-changing events. For more information, visit travelchannel.com.

    Thile is clearly no stranger to travel, spending much of the year on tour with his band Punch Brothers. This weekend, he'll be with a different group of musicians in Cedar Falls, Iowa, performing his Mandolin Concerto with the Waterloo Cedar Fall Symphony at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

    The Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier spoke with Thile, "whose list of achievements and accolades is longer than Mahler's third symphony," writes the Courier's Melody Parker, about the Concerto and, among other things, life on the road. "I live a musical life," Thile says. "The creative process happens all the time. Being at home is a luxury I don't have very often." Read the article at wcfcourier.com.

    Thile does head home to New York briefly, following his trip to Iowa, to perform with guitarist Michael Daves at New York's Rockwood Music Hall on Wednesday, before joining up with Punch Brothers again to resume their tour next Friday in Colorado. For more information, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Chris Thile will appear on The Travel Channel's new series The Traveler’s Guide to Life tonight. On the series, guests share stories that shed insight on the important things in life, including, on tonight's episode, "Hometown," and on next week's episode, "Celebrations," also featuring Thile. His own travels continue with a performance of his Mandolin Concerto in Iowa this weekend, followed by a duo show with guitarist Michael Daves close to home in New York, and the next leg of his tour with Punch Brothers next week.

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Chris Thile will be a featured storyteller on the latest episode of The Travel Channel's new series The Traveler’s Guide to Life, hosted by Adam Richman, airing tonight at 10 PM ET. On the series, which premiered last week, guests share stories that shed insight on the things that matter most, including, on tonight's episode, "Hometown," the unique traditions, food, and significant experiences that draw them back to the places where their journeys began. Thile will also be featured on next week's episode, "Celebrations," airing February 9 at 10:30 PM, which focuses holidays, rituals, and life-changing events. For more information, visit travelchannel.com.

Thile is clearly no stranger to travel, spending much of the year on tour with his band Punch Brothers. This weekend, he'll be with a different group of musicians in Cedar Falls, Iowa, performing his Mandolin Concerto with the Waterloo Cedar Fall Symphony at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

The Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier spoke with Thile, "whose list of achievements and accolades is longer than Mahler's third symphony," writes the Courier's Melody Parker, about the Concerto and, among other things, life on the road. "I live a musical life," Thile says. "The creative process happens all the time. Being at home is a luxury I don't have very often." Read the article at wcfcourier.com.

Thile does head home to New York briefly, following his trip to Iowa, to perform with guitarist Michael Daves at New York's Rockwood Music Hall on Wednesday, before joining up with Punch Brothers again to resume their tour next Friday in Colorado. For more information, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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