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BRANDI CARLILE IN CONCERT:
A BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND SPECIAL

Brandi Carlile in Concert - A Bluegrass Underground Special

 

From Bluegrass Underground’s new subterranean home within The Caverns, PBS Arts presents a very special performance by the amazing Brandi Carlile and her band. With the singing Hanseroth twins for backup, a four-piece string section, driving guitars and rhythm section, Brandi Carlile’s set offers up tender ballads, soulful lyrics, complex arrangements, searing roots rock.

 

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Self taught, Seattle-based and Grammy nominated for Americana Album of the Year, Brandi Carlile’s style revolves around pop, rock, alt-country, and folk. Her songs serve up personal stories of parents and childhood, of divorce, marriage and religion, of love and of loss. Here are stories of forgiveness, reconciliation, of climbing out of bed every morning open to love.

 

 

 

Peter, Paul and Mary at Newport 1963-65

PETER, PAUL AND MARY AT NEWPORT 1963-65

 

This special captures the spirit of the times when folk music dominated the Top 40 charts, providing the soundtrack for enormous, unprecedented changes in the American social-political landscape. Songs include “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Wasn’t That a Time.”

 

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
James Bay / Rhiannon Giddens

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: James Bay / Rhiannon Giddens

 

Enjoy performances by acclaimed singer/songwriters Bay and Giddens. Englishman Bay plays songs from his chart-topping debut album Chaos and the Calm. North Carolina native Giddens performs tunes from her Grammy-nominated solo debut album Tomorrow Is My Turn.

 

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
John Prine

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: John Prine

 

Hailed as “the Mark Twain of American songwriting” by Rolling Stone, John Prine (who made his ACL debut on Season 3 in 1978) makes his highly-anticipated eighth appearance on Austin City Limits with a new batch of songs from his just-released The Tree of Forgiveness.

 

 

 

 

THE KATE
Marc Broussard

 

The blue-eyed soul Louisiana native wows with his R&B-inflected voice and guitar, and ace New Orleans-style band. He plays his hits including “Home” and, from his new album, “Baton Rouge” and “Easy to Love,” the title track. Broussard gives an honest interview full of Bayou charm and family history.

 

 

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