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Friday, December 13, 2013

Special edition: Music on TV, Friday through Sunday, Dec 13-15, 2013



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There's an astonishing amount of televised music performances this weekend -- enough to provoke this special edition to cover it.
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In addition, there are FOUR other editions of the Acoustic Americana Music Guide, all current:

√ Dec 13 Editorial on a revolution that isn't.

√  Dec 12-15 weekend events.

√  Dec 16 and beyond, waaay into the future.

√  Dec 10, with NINE News Features & Reviews.

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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
8-8:30 pm "BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND" returns to KLCS with the Season 3 opener, with OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW. Repeats 2-2:30 am. On KLCS.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
8:30-9 pm "JAMMIN' AT HIPPIE JACK'S" brings the series' Season 8 premiere with THE JOMPSON BROTHERS. Repeats 2:30-3 am. The first of three different episodes of the series, all airing on two different PBS channels this weekend. On KLCS.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
9-10 pm  "AUSTIN CITY LIMITS" is a 2011 repeat with not-really-rootsy jam band WIDESPREAD PANIC celebrating its own 25th anniversary with a career-spanning set. Repeats 3-4 am. On KLCS.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
9-10 pm "MUSIC'S GONNA GET YOU THROUGH" is a 2010 documentary about a music camp for visually-impaired young adults led by blind New Orleans pianist HENRY BUTLER. Repeats 5-6 am & 11 am-noon Saturday. On PBS World.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
10-11 pm  "FRONT & CENTER" is new to KLCS, with a 2013 episode with English singer-songwriter JAKE BUGG.  Repeats 4-5 am. On KLCS.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
10-11 pm  "CONDUCTING HOPE" is a 2013 documentary about the EAST HILL SINGERS, a prison choir in Kansas. Repeats 6-7 am & Noon-1 pm Saturday, and 9-10 am Sunday.  On PBS World.
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Fri, Dec 13, on TV:
10-11 pm  "INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE" (2013) is a documentary about the "Lunchtime Lively Arts" series and the Fine Arts Conservancy helped integrate and revitalize downtown Miami. Repeats 7-8 am & 1-2 pm Saturday, and 10-11 am Sunday. On PBS World.
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
2-2:30 am  "BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND." See Fri 8-8:30 pm. On KLCS.
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
2:30-3 am  "JAMMIN' AT HIPPIE JACK'S." See Fri 8:30-9 pm. On KLCS.
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
3-4 am  "AUSTIN CITY LIMITS." See Fri 9-10 pm. On KLCS.
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
3:30-4:30 am  "STARS AND THEIR GUITARS" is a mystery program. But if you're just getting in from a gig, or you have insomnia... It's on "PBS+."
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
4-5 am  "FRONT & CENTER" is new to KLCS, with a 2013 episode with English singer-songwriter JAKE BUGG. On KLCS.
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Fri night / early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
4:30-5 am  "JAMMIN' AT HIPPIE JACK'S" brings a 2013 edition with GOOSE CREEK SYMPHONY." The second of three different episodes of the series, all airing on two different PBS channels this weekend. On "PBS+."
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
5-5:30 am  "JAMMIN' AT HIPPIE JACK'S" in its one-airing-only and longtime awkward time spot brings a 2013 episode with SCOTT MILLER & THE COMMONWEALTH." The third of three different episodes of the series, all airing on two different PBS channels this weekend. On KLCS.
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
5-6 am  "MUSIC'S GONNA GET YOU THROUGH." See Fri 9-10 pm. Repeats 11 am-noon. On PBS World.
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
5-5:30 am  GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS perform on a 2012 edition of "STORYTELLERS" on Palladia.
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
5-6 am  "FRONT & CENTER" airs the 2013 Season 2 concluding episode with THE RIDES, a blues-rock with BARRY GOLDBERG, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, and STEPHEN STILLS. On "PBS+."
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
5:30-6 am "THE PIANO GUY" airs a 2011 edition that teaches how to play "This Land is Your Land" and "On Top of Old Smoky." Also, playing tunes using only black keys. On KLCS.
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Early Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
6-7 am  "CONDUCTING HOPE." See Fri 10-11 pm. Repeats Noon-1 pm Saturday, and 9-10 am Sunday.  On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
11 am-noon  "MUSIC'S GONNA GET YOU THROUGH." See Fri 9-10 pm. On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
Noon-1 pm  "CONDUCTING HOPE." See Fri 10-11 pm. Repeats 9-10 am Sunday.  On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
7-9 pm  "RADIO UNNAMEABLE" is a 2012 edition of "AMERICA REFRAMED" that tells the story of Bob Fass and his radio show "Radio Unnameable" that became an important voice of '60s counter-culture and featured early performances by BOB DYLAN and ARLO GUTHRIE. Repeats Sat midnight-2 am, and 6-8 am & 2-4 pm Sun. On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
7-8 am  "INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE." See Fri 10-11 pm. Repeats 1-2 pm Saturday, and 10-11 am Sunday. On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
1-2 pm  "INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE." See Fri 10-11 pm. Repeats 10-11 am Sunday. On PBS World.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
8-9:30 pm  "CELTIC THUNDER CHRISTMAS" is a 90-minute 2010 concert before a live audience. On KCET.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
9:30-11 pm "PAVAROTTI IN CENTRAL PARK" is a delightful 1993 performance with LUCIANO PAVAROTTI celebrating Italian song and opera with flautist ANDREA GRIMINELLI and the BOYS CHOIR OF HARLEM. Repeats immediately, 11 pm-12:30 am, and repeats Sunday 4-5:30 pm. On KCET.
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Sat, Dec 14, on TV:
11 pm-12:30 am  "PAVAROTTI IN CENTRAL PARK." See 9:30 pm listing. Repeats Sunday 4-5:30 pm. On KCET.
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Sat night / early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
Midnight-2 am  "RADIO UNNAMEABLE." See Sat 7-9 pm. Repeats 6-8 am & 2-4 pm Sun. On PBS World.
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Sat night / early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
3-3:30 am  CARRIE UNDERWOOD performs all-acoustic on a 2012 edition of "UNPLUGGED" on Palladia.
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Early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
5-6 am  SHELBY LYNN is the performing guest on "LIVE FROM DARYL'S HOUSE" on Palladia.
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Early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
5:30-6 am  "THE PIANO GUY" airs a 2011 edition that teaches how to play "Jailhouse Rock," "California Girls," and Jerry Lee Lewis' boogie-woogie riff. On KLCS.
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Early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
6-8 am  "RADIO UNNAMEABLE." See Sat 7-9 pm. Repeats 2-4 pm. On PBS World.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
9-10 am  "CONDUCTING HOPE." See Fri 10-11 pm. On PBS World.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
10-11 am  "INSTRUMENTS OF CHANGE." See Fri 10-11 pm. On PBS World.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
1:30-4 pm BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PAUL SIMON, & JOHN FOGERTY are among the performing guests on a 2012 edition of "HARD EOCK CALLING." Don't let the title scare you off -- it's the name of the festival in London's Hyde Park. On Palladia.  
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Early Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
2-4 pm  "RADIO UNNAMEABLE." See Sat 7-9 pm. On PBS World.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
4-5:30 pm  "PAVAROTTI IN CENTRAL PARK." See Sat 9:30 pm listing. On KCET.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
8-9 pm "LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND" is a 2013 episode with JAKE BUGG, KACEY MUSGRAVES, MANIC STREET PREACHERS, and other, louder, acts. On Palladia.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
10-11 pm "LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND" is a 2013 episode with PAUL McCARTNEY, GARY CLARK JR., and hard rockers, plus an interview with EARTH, WIND & FIRE. On Palladia.
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Sun, Dec 15, on TV:
11 pm-midnight  "PAUL McCARTNEY: SOMETHING NEW" is a 2013 music doc about the making of his album, titled, "New." On Palladia.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this. We are having to stsy home to have $$ for Christmas for the kids. I always look for something we can watch together on tv. When everyone goes to their computers instead, we have no interaction, no conversation. This helps!