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Matt Stansberry & The Romance (Episode #803H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Matt Stansberry & the Romance are poised to be one of the breakout acts of 2017. This Oklahoma City based band will get you up off of your seat with their modern take on a throwback sound. The ten-piece ensemble delivers authentic soul music with musical deftness that continues to win over audiences from coast to coast. In this episode, the band talks about their musical roots and performs several songs, including "Heartbreaker" and "Brighten It Up"

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

The Americans (Episode #802H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

The Americans perform original rock & roll with deep roots in traditional Americana music. Legendary producer T. Bone Burnett gushes about the group: "The Americans are part of this group, these genius twenty-first century musicians that are reinventing American heritage music for this century. And it sounds even better this century." PBS viewers may recognize the Americans from "American Epic, " PBS / BBC special co-produced by Burnett. In this episode of Sun Studio Sessions, the Americans perform several fan favorites including "Harbor Lane" and "I'll Be Yours."

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

The Nightowls (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

The NightOwls hail from Austin, Texas, but their musical genealogy traces straight to the Memphis soul sound. The Austin Chronicle hailed their debut record as "suave, energetic, blue-eyed soul" and named it one of the Top 10 of the year at the annual Austin Chronicle Music Awards, Austin Monthly named them a Band To Watch, and Texas Music Magazine called the album "a smooth addictive blend of pop, R&B and funk that will delight the band's dance-happy fans." In this episode, the band performs several up-tempo numbers including "Can't Bring Me Down" and "Right Around the Corner."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 11:30 PM
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