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CMA Songwriters Series: Brett Eldredge (#607H) Duration: 55:01 STEREO TVPG

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."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Steve Vai (#705H) Duration: 57:04 STEREO TVPG

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai takes to the stage in the smallest room that he has performed in in years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist byGuitar Worldmagazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three decade long career. Vai began his career as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa in 1978 before joining his band from 1980-1983. As an independent guitarist he has won three Grammy Awards and has produced eight studio albums, two EPs, two special albums, eight live albums, twelve soundtracks, twenty compilation albums, and six DVD releases. Vai's solo sophomore release, Passion and Warfare, has earned gold certification in the US.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

CMA Songwriters Series: Steven Tyler (#608H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Legendary singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steven Tyler makes his CMA Songwriters Series debut at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. The stripped down country inspired set features Tyler sharing the story behind the making of his first country single, "Love Is Your Name," and performing the chart-topping hit with Nashville-based co-writers Lindsey Lee and Eric Paslay. The Grammy Award-winning artist, whose debut country album is due out in early 2016, also shares the stage with The Loving Mary Band which features longtime Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederickson and country hit maker Rebecca Lynn Howard, along with Extreme lead guitarist Nuno Bettencourt for performances of "Jaded," "Janie's Got A Gun," "Sweet Emotion" and more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Rob Thomas (#701H) Duration: 57:25 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Shawn Mendes (#702H) Duration: 55:43 STEREO TVPG

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."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Cadillac Three (#706H) Duration: 57:07 STEREO TVPG

Fronted by Grammy Award nominated songwriter Jaren Johnston, The Cadillac Three have a sound that hovers between radio-ready country anthems, hard-and-heavy rock ballads and traditional southern folk. The trio perform songs from their latest album, Bury Me in My Boots, including their three top 50 songs "The South," "Party Like You," and "White Lightning."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Cheap Trick (#703H) Duration: 55:53 STEREO TVPG

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Cheap Trick, best known for timeless classics such as "Surrender" and "I Want You to Want Me" celebrate their accomplishment with an intimate performance. The band has become a musical institution with more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      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.

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

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
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