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Episode #401H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Season four of Music City Roots premieres with an Americana Festival showcase special, featuring blues star Shemekia Copeland, Canadian mod duo Whitehorse and alt-country icons The Mavericks.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 12:00am

Episode #409H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Mod throwback instrumental ensemble Steelism plays country jazz and surf. Jake Shimabukuro makes his ukulele gently weep. And Nashville's beloved writer/player/singer Andrea Zonn debuts new music w guests Keb Mo and more.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Episode #410H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

For the third time, Music City Roots goes to N. Ireland to seek the "roots of our roots." Featuring Scott Miller and Jim Lauderdale in Belfast plus key Belfast songwriters playing in Nashville.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Episode #411H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Country crooner and Grand Ole Opry star John Conlee sings "Rose Colored Glasses." Sierra Hull unveils intimate new acoustic music. And Jim Lauderdale features his Soul Searching LP with the N. Miss. All-Stars.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Episode #412H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

New Americana star Parker Millsap brings bracing songs from Oklahoma. The Secret Sisters sing intimate classic country. And Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke strip down for a finely crafted acoustic set.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me

Episode #413H Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Deeply moving, original torch songs by Nashville's eclectic Emily West. Mike & Ruthy bring Woodstock NY folk music with an energetic band. And we celebrate the reunion of Nashville cult rockers Govt. Cheese.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 12:00am Remind me
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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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