Live from the Artists Den
This innovative music series featuring extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings. Each episode features an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge, contemporary musicians, along with artist interviews and insights about the unusual venues chosen.
Live from the Artists Den Previous Broadcasts
Rufus Wainwright (Episode #503H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Resplendent in tails and gold sequined pants, Rufus Wainwright pays tribute to his late mother, singer Kate McGarrigle, with "Candles" (a single from his acclaimed new album, Out of the Game) and an emotional, solo rendition of her "On My Way to Town." Later in the 22-song set, Wainwright brings out super-producer Mark Ronson, who helmed the new album, and closes the evening with the rousing, disco-flavored "Bitter Tears."
- KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
The Wallflowers (Episode #502H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Surrounded by the Art Deco glamor of Bimbo's 365 Club in San Francisco, frontman Jakob Dylan leads the Wallflowers through a riveting 18-song set, featuring new songs from their forthcoming album and classics such as "One Headlight" and "6th Avenue Heartache."
- KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
The Fray (Episode #402H)
KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Multiplatinum rockers The Fray at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in New Yorks Lower East Side.
- KQED Life: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
Adele (Episode #401H)
KQED Life: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
World renowned artist Adele at the Santa Monica Bay Womans Club in California.
- KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
Norah Jones (Episode #501H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
In front of 200 invited guests, singer-songwriter and pianist Norah Jones performs a career-spanning set at the historic Green Building in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens neighborhood. The rough-hewn beauty of the former brass foundry serves as a spectacular backdrop for the 20-song retrospective, which ranges from her breakthrough hit, "Don't Know Why," to her latest single, "Happy Pills," from her fifth album, Little Broken Hearts.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
Death Cab for Cutie (Episode #403H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Indie-rockers Death Cab for Cutie in the majestic Beaux-Arts Court of New Yorks Brooklyn Museum.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 5:00 AM