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Shawn Mendes (Episode #702H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes treats fans to a performance at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. Mendes first came into the public eye as a popular user of the social media platform Vine and at only 18 years old, he is one of only six artists to have two No. 1 albums on the Billboard Top 200 all genre chart at such a young age. He was included in Time's "The 25 Most Influential Teens" in 2014 and 2015 and was included in Forbes' "30 Under 30" for 2016. In this episode, Mendes performs some of his biggest his including "Treat You Better," "Stitches," and "Mercy."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Rob Thomas (Episode #701H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Rob Thomas burst onto the scene in 1996 as the creative force and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty. In 2005 he branched out and has since become a three-time Grammy Award winner whose songs have consistently topped the charts. Thomas, as part of an acoustic trio, takes the stage at the Iridium in New York City to treat fans to performance of some of his biggest hits including #1s "Lonely No More," "3 AM," and "Smooth." Thomas also performs "We Are One" for the first time.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
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      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 […]

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      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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