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Dawes (Episode #708H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Folk-rock band Dawes take the stage for a performance of both old and new material. The band, comprised of brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith, Wylie Gelber, and Lee Pardini, formed in 2009 from the band Simon Dawes after the departure of their co-songwriter. Their last two albums All Your Favorite Bands (2015) and self-released We're All Gonna Die (2016) have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Folk Chart. Dawes performs new songs "Tequila," "One of Us," and "Roll with the Punches," as well as hits such as "Little Bit" and "When My Time Comes."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Kaleo (Episode #707H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

All the way from Iceland, indie rock band Kaleo comes to New York City to perform songs from their debut album A/B.Highlights include a performance of "Vor ? Vaglaskogi," a traditional Icelandic Love song sung in the band's native language, as well as their top 10 singles "All the Pretty Girls" and "Way Down We Go." Formed in 2012, the band music is mostly influenced by folk and blues and prominently features a distinctive resonator sound.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 19, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

The Cadillac Three (Episode #706H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Fronted by Grammy Award nominated songwriter Jaren Johnston, The Cadillac Three have a sound that hovers between radio-ready country anthems, hard-and-heavy rock ballads and traditional southern folk. The trio perform songs from their latest album, Bury Me in My Boots, including their three top 50 songs "The South," "Party Like You," and "White Lightning."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Steve Vai (Episode #705H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai takes to the stage in the smallest room that he has performed in in years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist byGuitar Worldmagazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three decade long career. Vai began his career as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa in 1978 before joining his band from 1980-1983. As an independent guitarist he has won three Grammy Awards and has produced eight studio albums, two EPs, two special albums, eight live albums, twelve soundtracks, twenty compilation albums, and six DVD releases. Vai's solo sophomore release, Passion and Warfare, has earned gold certification in the US.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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