“Chris Thile Gets by With a Little Help From His Friends to Wrap This Year of ‘Live From Here'”
Chris Thile is a busy musician. Not only is he an avid collaborator and improviser and the founder of the Punch Brothers, but he also hosts and plays and entertains every week on Live From Here, the successor to A Prairie Home Companion. In this great interview with Billboard, he talks about how the show reenergized him as a music fan, how it impacts the music he makes, and why it feels comforting to gather your friends in front of an audience during these fraught times. “There are no quick and easy fixes to any of this, but I think those moments when we feel like it’s maybe going to be OK, those tend to happen when we’re in each other’s company,” he says.