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Borns (Episode #606H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Indie pop singer/songwriter Borns treats the sold-out crowd at the Iridium in New York City to a captivating performance featuring songs from his debut album Dopamine. The Michigan native debuts his dreamy pop sound with songs like "The Emotion," "10,000 Emerald Pools," and his latest single, the Top 10 hit "Electric Love." During the performance Borns shares stories from the making of the album and explains the eerie background noise on "The Emotion."

George Ezra (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

British singer/songwriter George Ezra, whose debut album Wanted On Voyage launched his career internationally and landed on the Top 10 charts in over ten countries, brings his bluesy-pop vocals to the Iridium in New York City. The 2015 Artist to Watch nominee at the MTV Video Music Awards performs "Cassy'O," "Blame It On Me," and his Top 5 hit from the US Hot Rock Songs Chart, "Budapest." The young artist also has the crowd singing along for a soulful cover of Macy Gray's Grammy Award-winning single "I Try," and performs "Girl from The North Country," written by his longtime musical influence Bob Dylan.

CMA Songwriters Series: Kip Moore (Episode #604H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Multi-platinum selling country star Kip Moore, who recently released his second album Wild Ones, performs an acoustic set for the CMA Songwriters Series at New York City's Iridium. A songwriter in his own right, having penned songs for Jake Owen and Thompson Square, Moore takes the stage with renowned artists Brett James and Jaren Johnston. The trio strip down versions of Moore's No. 1 hits "Beer Money," "Hey Pretty Girl" and "Somethin' About A Truck" along with his latest single, "I'm To Blame," while sharing stories behind the making of each.

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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