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Great Performances: Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies
8.12 at 7pm on PBS North & at 8:30 on 2nd Chance
8.19 at 1pm on 2nd Chance
The little girl with a big voice returns with a new special showcasing the great songs from the silver screen. It premieres August 12 at 7pm on PBS North and is repeated 8/19 at 1pm on 2nd Chance.
Celebration of Classic MGM Films Musicals
8.19 at 7pm on PBS North
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, with the John Wilson Orchestra, celebrate 75 years of classic MGM film musicals with a wonderful array of talent performing. Songs include Singing in the Rain, Stepping out with my Baby, Wonderful, Wonderful Day and more.
Judy Collins Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Celebrating Fifty Years of Timeless Music
8.19 at 8:30pm on PBS North
With her 50th anniversary of making music, Judy Collins' concert will include classics from her past as well as songs from her new album.
Five By Design
8.11 at 7pm on PBS North
8.12 at 1:30pm on 2nd Chance
8.14 at 8:30pm on PBS North
8.15 at 8pm on 2nd Chance
8.19 at 8pm on Create
Swing along with the five-piece vocal harmony group and enjoy your favorite tunes from the Big Band era! It premieres
Lawrence Welk’s Big Band Splash!
8.18 at 7pm on PBS North
With special performances of twenty exceptional songs, Lawrence Welk and his great orchestra play the music of the Big Band Era and salute legendary friends and infectious rhythms of the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. Enjoy the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more.
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard & Ray Price: Last of the Breed
8.11 at 9pm on PBS North
8.12 at 12:30pm on 2nd Chance
8.15 at 7pm on 2nd Chance & 9pm on PBS North
8.16, 18, 19 & 20 at 9pm on 2nd Chance
A once-in-a-lifetime concert event delivers rousing performances of their greatest hits with the richest voices this side of the Rio Grande.
Celebrating the Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk the Line
8.13 at 7pm on PBS North
8.14 at 7pm on 2nd Chance
8.18 at 9pm PBS North
No one represents American music better than Johnny Cash. Nearly 60 years after his first notes hit the airwaves, a monumental concert features the greatest artists in the music industry.
8.11 & 8.14 at 8:30pm on 2nd Chance
8.13 at 8:30pm on PBS North
1956 was Elvis Presley's breakthrough year. Opening a time capsule of the legendary performer on the brink of superstardom, this program captures the sights and sounds of that pivotal year.
He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley
8.11 at 7pm on 2nd Chance
8.14 at 7pm on PBS North
8.19 at 11:30am/7:30pm on 2nd Chance & at 3:30pm on PBS North
The intensity of Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed through vintage photos, interviews and video footage. Presley's unshakable commitment to gospel music was tested many times by producers and record label executives, who were later to be surprised when the Grammys overlooked Presley's No. 1 hits in favor of three of his best gospel performances.
Celtic Thunder VOYAGE
8.11 at 4pm on 2nd Chance
8.12 at 8:30pm on PBS North
8.13 at 7pm on 2nd Chance
8.19 at 2:30pm on 2nd Chance & 5pm on PBS North
The men of Celtic Thunder continue to explore their Irish and Celtic roots with soulful ballads and love songs including Black is the Color and the Maid of Culmore. VOYAGE takes you on a journey of varying styles, from old and traditional standards such as Lagan Love to more contemporary.
Pegi & Neil Young’s Concert for the Bridge School
8.15 at 9pm on 2nd Chance
8.16 at 9pm on PBS North
8.19 at 4:30pm on 2nd Chance
Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual, all acoustic, non-profit charity event. Artists involved have included Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Who, Tom Petty, Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Pretenders; Ben Harper; Bonnie Raitt; The Dave Mathews Band; James Taylor; Tom Waits, Brian Wilson and many more.
My Music: Ed Sullivan’s Top Rock Performers (1966-69)
8.15 at 7pm on PBS North
8.16 & 8.18 at 7pm on 2nd Chance
8.19 at 5:30pm on 2nd Chance
Live from New York, and hosted by Ed Sullivan and Jay Thomas; this program features an amazing line-up of original 60s performers singing their biggest hits from 1966 to 1969.
My Music: Doo Wop Love Songs
8.12 at 6:30pm on 2nd Chance
8.16 at 7pm on PBS North
8.18 at 4pm on 2nd Chance
8.20 at 7pm on 2nd Chance
Doo Wop's biggest and best hits are back, with the most romantic teenage love songs from The Tokens, The Dubs, Larry Chance and the Earls, and a once in a lifetime reunion of The Original Drifters (Ben E. King, Charlie Thomas, Bobby Hendricks, and Bill Pinckney) featuring Pinckney in his final television performance of "Stand By Me."