August Membership Highlights

Here are a few highlights of the special musical performances coming your way during our August membership drive.

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Great Performances – Michael Buble: Tour Stop 148

Experience superstar singer Michael Bublé’s visually thrilling and musically triumphant ‘To Be Loved Tour’ featuring performances of his biggest hits including “Home” and “Haven’t Met You Yet” along with exclusive footage of Team Bublé travels.

  • Friday, August 12th at 10:00 pm on PBS North
  • Sunday, August 21st at 9:30 pm on Explore

Doo Wop, Pop and Soul Generations (My Music)

Celebrate the legacy of the music of the late 1950s and 60s with a new generation of artists. Includes performances by Alex Byrd, The Best Intentions, The Majors, The Danleers, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Belmonts, Bobby Wilson and Mike Mastellone.

  • Saturday, August 13th at 4:30 pm on PBS North

Classic Albums – John Lennon: Plastic Ono Band

Explore the making of John Lennon’s 1970 first post-Beatles album. Widely regarded as one of his finest, it includes some of the most personal songs he ever wrote, including “Mother,” “Love,” “Working Class Hero,” “Isolation” and “God.” The documentary includes exclusive interviews with Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr and bassist Klaus Voorman along with recorded interviews and archival footage of Lennon.

  • Sunday, August 14th at 8:00 pm on Explore
Coldplay concert in Brazil

Coldplay: Live in Sao Paulo

The concert film directed by Mat Whitecross captures the climax of the band’s record-breaking “A Head Full of Dreams Tour.”

  • Saturday, August 13th at 10 pm on PBS North
  • Monday, August 15th at 10 pm on PBS North

Chris Botti and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Trumpeter Chris Botti performs an evening of jazz, pop and standards; guests include violinist Caroline Campbell, guitarist Leo Amuedo, saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown and vocalists Sy Smith and Veronica Swift.

  • Tuesday, August 16th at 8:30 pm on PBS North
  • Tuesday, August 16th at 11:30 pm on PBS Explore

Country Pop Legends (My Music)

Performances spotlight memorable songs to cross over country and pop charts during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

  • Sunday, August 14th at 4:00 pm on PBS North
  • Sunday, August 17th at 10:00 pm on PBS North

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony: S&M 2

Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they combine forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. Filmed over two sold-out shows that opened San Francisco’s Chase Center, the concert features the symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites.

  • Thursday, August 18th at 7:30 pm on Explore.

John Denver: Country Roads Live in England

Join one of the best-loved recording artists of the 20th century at a concert filmed in 1986 in the UK. The concert showcases Denver’s fine voice and easygoing manner on fan favorites including “Sunshine On My Shoulders” and “Rocky Mountain High.”

  • Saturday, August 20th at 7 pm on Explore

Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember

Discover a never-before-seen concert from 1973, recently found in Sony’s vault. Songs include “Big River,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “If I were a Carpenter” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” June Carter Cash also performs.

  • Saturday, August 20th at 8:30 pm on Explore

Bela Fleck: My Bluegrass My Heart

Banjo player Béla Fleck performs with bluegrass musicians at the Ryman Auditorium.

  • Saturday, August 20th at 10:00 pm on PBS North

Clint Black: Mostly Hits and the Mrs

Join the country legend on tour with wife Lisa Hartman Black and daughter Lily Pearl. Recorded on February 12, 2022, at the Johnny Mercer Theater in Savannah, Georgia, Clint performs some of his greatest hits and duets with Lisa on “When I Said I Do,” which won an Academy of Country Music Award and was nominated for a Grammy.

  • Saturday, August 20th at 10:00 pm on Explore

Sam Smith: Live at the BBC’s Biggest Weekend

Thrill to Smith’s electrifying performance before a sold-out crowd at the 2018 music festival.

  • Sunday, August 21st at 8:00 pm on Explore

Melissa Etheridge: A Little Bit of M.E. Live in LA

Filmed in 2014, this concert special showcases one of rock’s great female icons and her band as they perform on the final night of her national “This Is M.E.” tour at the historic Orpheum in Los Angeles.

  • Sunday, August 21st at 11:00 pm on Explore
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