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Cage The Elephant (#903H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Cage the Elephant brought their funky, soulfully psychedelic sound to the stage at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry Wednesday evening. The set, drawn mostly from last year's Melophobia album, was filmed at the gallery for an upcoming episode of Live from the Artists Den. Thriving off the energy of the crowd of 400 invited guests, frontman Matt Shultz delivered an epic performance in an intimate setting, hurling himself around the small space like a man possessed, while the rest of the band equaled his intensity. The evening ended with a shirtless Shultz held aloft by the cheering crowd, a triumphant exclamation point to an unforgettable night.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 12:00am

Panic! at the Disco (#1101H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Downtown Los Angeles' historic Mayan Theater provided a spectacular backdrop for Panic! At the Disco's taping of Live from the Artists Den. The LA-based band, led by frontman Brendon Urie, offered a boisterous performance highlighting material from their critically acclaimed new album Death of a Bachelor, which was released on January 15th via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Urie and crew revisited favorites like "Time To Dance" and "Nine In The Afternoon," as well as new tracks like "Victorious" and "Hallelujah." Five hundred of the band's fans filled the ornate theater, which was originally built in 1927, and lent their voices to the night's closing song and fan favorite, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Damien Rice (#904H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14

Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice first achieved international success with the release of his debut album O in 2002. The album spent 10 weeks on the Billboard 200 charts and 80 weeks in the UK Top 75 album chart, and sold over 2 million copies worldwide. In 2004, Rice was nominated for both a BRIT Award and an NME Award, while in the United States, he became the first UK-signed artist ever to be awarded the prestigious Shortlist Music Prize. His sophomore record, 9, was equally critically acclaimed. In 2007, Damien was nominated for Best International Male at the BRIT Awards and also played a sold-out arena tour. His first collection of new material in eight years, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, will be released globally on November 10, 2014. Rice has also made notable contributions to civil rights campaigns worldwide, including the Freedom Campaign and Campaign for Burma.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Young The Giant (#1102H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

The celebrated El Rey Theatre in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles hosted an intimate hometown show by alt-rockers Young the Giant. Five hundred and fifty of the band's lucky fans filled the former movie theater turned music venue originally built in 1936. The band opened their delightful 15-song set with their exhilarating new single "Something to Believe In," currently ascending to the Top 10 at Alternative radio. Fans were thrilled to hear older favorites such as "My Body," "Cough Syrup," and "Mind Over Matter." The crowd was also treated to two more songs, "Jungle Youth" and "Titus Was Born"- both being played for the first time live - from Young the Giant's new album Home of the Strange, which debuted at #6 on Billboard's Top Albums chart upon its release last month.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Hozier (#1001H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Grammy-nominated musician Hozier brings his soulful blues, rock and folk sounds to the historic stage at The Theater at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The artist, performing an 11-song set, includes many tracks off his self-titled debut album, punctuating the performance with an evocative rendition of his hit single "Take Me To Church" before unfurling an encore that included emotional standout "Cherry Wine."

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Sturgill Simpson (#1103H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

The Broad Street Ballroom, an architectural landmark in New York's Wall Street district, provided the perfect backdrop for a riveting performance by musical visionary Sturgill Simpson. A massive mural depicting the history of seafaring wraps around the entire room, echoing the central concept of Simpson's acclaimed new album A Sailor's Guide to Earth, which he played in full for an ecstatic crowd of 400 winners and invited guests. Backed by a powerful horn section, Sturgill reconfigured the arrangements for songs from his breakthrough album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, and even delivered an emotional version of the soul classic "You Don't Miss Your Water" to round out an unforgettable night.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

alt-J (#1002H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

U.K. rockers Alt-J perform an intense, moody set at Los Angeles's Hollywood American Legion. The group performs 12 songs, veering between their eclectic new album, This Is All Yours, and their 2012 debut, An Awesome Wave. The surging, boisterous set included hit singles "Hunger of the Pine," "Fitzpleasure" and "Left Hand Free."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Lumineers (#1104H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Americana superstars The Lumineers returned to their former neighborhood of Brooklyn for an unforgettable taping of Live from the Artists Den at the majestic Kings Theatre. The band performed an 18-song set for ticket winners and guests, split evenly between songs from their Grammy-nominated 2012 debut and its Number One-charting follow-up, Cleopatra (plus a riveting unreleased song, "Long Way From Home," played solo by lead singer Wesley Schultz). The ornate, magnificent theater-built in 1929 and recently restored to its initial glory-provided a breathtaking setting for a night full of great moments, from an unamplified version of "Darlene" to a rousing rendition of the Lumineers' breakthrough smash "Ho Hey."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Marina and the Diamonds (#1003H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Marina And The Diamonds, fronted by Welsh native Marina Diamandis, gives an eclectic performance of 11 songs in the famous Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, NY. She performs her hit song "Primadonna," and includes performances from her most recent album Froot.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Gary Clark Jr. (#1004H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Austin native and blues phenomenon Gary Clarke Jr. has been touring the US since 2010, but he first picked up a guitar at age 12. By the time he was 15, he was a regular playing stages on Austin's famous 6th street after being discovered by local promoter Clifford Antone. Clarke released independent albums from 2005-2010, until he caught the attention of Eric Clapton, and was signed to Warner Music Group. His latest album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, a tribute to his southern roots, was released in September 2015. Clarke takes the stage in a February 2016 taping for Live from the Artists Den's 10th season.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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