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Sonic Youth/The Black Keys (Episode #3612H)

KQED Life: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

ACL presents the evolution of electric guitar music with Sonic Youth and the Black Keys. Sonic Youth showcases the avant-garde rock of its latest album The Eternal, while the Black Keys highlights the classic blues rock of its recent record Brothers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Tom Waits (Episode #3714)

KQED Life: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Monsters of Folk (Episode #3610H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

ACL presents alternative rock supergroup Monsters of Folk. The group performs songs from its debut album.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Steve Martin/Sarah Jarosz (Episode #3606H)

KQED Life: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Bluegrass is the order of the night with Steve Martin and Sarah Jarosz. Comedian Martin picks up his banjo with the Steep Canyon Rangers for new tunes in the old tradition. Young Texan Jarosz rewrites the bluegrass rules with her original songs and style.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band (Episode #3705H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 2, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

ACL presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
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