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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Joss Stone (#503H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

The English singer/songwriter/actress beloved by fans for her free spirit as much as her lustrous vocal prowess takes the stage--barefoot, as usual--for an energetic performance inspired by her recent world tour. The Grammy winner's set list is as far-reaching as her vocal range, from the White Stripes' reworked "Fell in Love with a Boy" to 1970s soul smash "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin' on Me)" and her own chart topper "Right to Be Wrong". Interview with Joss Stone.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 10:00pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 4:00am
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds (#504H) Duration: 56:00 STEREO TVPG

Rock and soul are the pillars that support the seven-piece collective known as Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds. Horn-fueled infectious grooves combined with the driving force of lead singer and songwriter Arleigh Kincheloe, make SS&TDB a force to be reckoned with. The Infinity Hall Live audience matches the energy summoned by the band during this joyful and sometimes gritty set. From their pop-infused single "Sugar" to the bluesy "Catch Me If You Can", to a surprising nod to Paul Simon during the spirited "Prison Cells", The Dirty Birds provide a boundless wall of sound backing the swagger and vocal tenacity that pours out of Kincheloe, from beginning to end this can't miss-show proves why this band is on the rise. Includes interview with band leader Arleigh Kincheloe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Rhiannon Giddens (#501H) Duration: 57:14 STEREO TVPG

Rhiannon Giddens' triumphant performance is fiercely loyal to her roots. During this passionately intelligent performance her bare-footed elegance and fearless banjo and fiddle playing are surpassed only by her vocal prowess. For the IHL audience Giddens offer the fervor of a spiritual on "Waterboy", the yips of a field holler on "Duncan and Jimmy" and a Gaelic-style hootenanny on "Mouth Music". Folk duo Birds of Chicago add to the harmony on "Lost on the River" from The New Basement Tapes project. Interview with Giddens.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Great Performances Vol. 1 (#505H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Infinity Hall Live celebrates five seasons as a showcase for established and emerging artists with performances by Los Lonely Boys ("Don't Walk Away"), Tori Amos ("Hey Jupiter"), Brett Dennen, Rubblebucket ("Came Out of a Lady"), Deer Tick ("These Old Shoes"), Tedeschi Trucks Band ("Midnight in Harlem"), Joss Stone ("Super Duper Love"), Galactic ("Dollar Diva"), Dawes ("When My Time Comes"), and Ani DiFranco ("Shameless").

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Galactic (#502H) Duration: 57:02 STEREO TVPG

The seminal New Orleans band draws inspiration from the cultural flavors of their city streets and their local orbit of southern soul, funk, blues, rock and brass band. From the band's traditional "second line" brass-infused show opener "Sugar Doosie" to the funky bass line and tumbling guitar on "Long Live the Borgne;" to the break in the funk for Paul Simon's "Fifty Ways" with guest Ryan Montbleau, the band showcases their 20-year musical evolution in an electrifying performance. Erica Falls is guest vocalist. With artist interviews.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Ani Difranco (#506H) Duration: 57:26 STEREO TVPG

Ani DiFranco is as deserving of the name "Righteous Babe" as the label she founded back in 1990. This DIY folk- rock icon has been wowing audiences worldwide with her razor-sharp lyrical content, masterful percussive guitar playing and spirited vocals for more than 25 years and she brings it all on stage for her Infinity Hall Live performance. Fan favorites like "Shameless", "Both Hands" and "32 Flavors" are matched with the politically charged "Which Side Are You On" and "Crime For Crime". A guest appearance by folk duo Mike + Ruthy add dimension to "Overlap" and "Binary" among others in the set. This concert from DiFranco is a celebration of her fierce spirit that draws devoted fans to travel the country to see her perform and is a testament to her "righteous" position in folk history alongside Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan. Interview with Ani DiFranco.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 4:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too