This March, sit back and enjoy more great performances featuring Steve Martin, Bob Dylan, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and more!
Dukes of September
Saturday, March 1 at 8:30pm on PBS North
Rock & roll royalty Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggs join forces to form their own new super group The Dukes of September, delighting audiences with high octane new performances of their greatest hits, along with other chart-topping favorites from the 60s and 70s. Among the many crowd pleasing favorites are "What a Fool Believes," "Low Down," "Lido Shuffle," "Pretzel Logic," "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Reelin' In the Years" and many more.
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers & Edie Brickell in Concert
Sunday, March 9 at 8pm on PBS North
Now in the fifth decade of a varied and accomplished career as a comic, actor, author and playwright; Great Performances turns the spotlight on Martin's musical side. In a new concert with Edie Brickell, who performed in the late 80s, fronting the New Bohemians; Martin is backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers. The two partner on a series of new songs that combine Martin's inventive five-string banjo playing with Brickell's heart-tugging vocals and an irresistibly accessible collection of songs.
Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Monday, March 10 at 7pm on PBS North
GREAT PERFORMANCES presents an encore of highlights from 1992’s star-studded concert tribute to pop music icon Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden. A “Who’s Who” of performers celebrated the 30th anniversary of the enigmatic singer-songwriter’s groundbreaking 1962 debut album, Bob Dylan.
Taking viewers from front row center to backstage, the special captures the historic, once-in-a-lifetime concert as many of the greatest names in popular music including: The Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Roseanne Cash, Eric Clapton, Shawn Colvin, George Harrison, Richie Havens, Roger McGuinn, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Vedder, Ron Wood, Neil Young and more; pay homage to Dylan and the songs that made him a legend.