Front and Center
Utilizing state-of-the-art production techniques, this concert series caters to the live music fan, with each episode delivering powerful performances from some of the top names in music.
Front and Center Previous Broadcasts
CMA Songwriters Series: Brett Eldredge (Episode #607H)
KQED Life: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
CMA New Artist of the Year winner Brett Eldredge takes the stage for the CMA Songwriters Series at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville with songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Travis Hill and Heather Morgan. A songwriter in his own right, having co-written all of the songs on his recent release Illinois, which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, Eldredge joins co-writers Copperman and Morgan on a performance of the album's lead single "Lose My Mind." Eldredge and the hit makers also perform hits from his debut album Bring You Back including best-loved No. 1 hits including "Beat of the Music," "Mean To Me" and "Don't Ya."
- KQED Life: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
Borns (Episode #606H)
KQED Life: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 7:00 PM
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."
- KQED Life: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 1:00 AM