Upcoming Broadcasts:

Crowe, Lawson & Williams (#1708H) Duration: 55:30 STEREO TVG

Crowe, Lawson & Williams are three Bluegrass Hall of Fame legends. Banjo master J.D. Crowe, multi-award winning trailblazer Doyle Lawson, and Bluegrass Gospel legend Paul Williams have joined forces for a second time to produce and deliver an amazingly powerful selection of songs on Standing Tall and Tough. Capturing the traditional drive, emotion and feel of 1950's and 60's Bluegrass, the trio presents songs that they themselves helped make classic. The entire WoodSongs broadcast will be devoted to these three icons of bluegrass music.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 8:00pm
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 7, 2016 -- 2:00am

A Country Tribute to Buddy Holly featuring David Frizell and Helen Cornelius (#1709H) Duration: 56:30 STEREO TVG

A Country Tribute to Buddy Holly featuring David Frizell and Helen Cornelius The indelible legacy of Buddy Holly continues to touch fans and has inspired decades of artists across multiple genres. Although he only played rock and roll for a few years, the breadth of material Holly recorded made an enormous, lasting impression on popular music. In recent years, Holly has been honored with a six-disc career retrospective, a pair of best-selling tribute albums, and two Grammy nominations for works inspired or created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.
David Frizell, country Music star and multi-award-winner, has gathered a cadre of music's elite for a very special homage to Buddy Holly with The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me. ,br>Helen Cornelius, one of the "Grand Ladies of Country Music" singer and CMA award winner, will join David for this one hour Special Event Broadcast.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

Celebration of the Cello with Portland Cello Project & Ben Sollee (#1710H) Duration: 56:34 STEREO TVG

Ben Sollee is Kentucky-born cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. Like his contemporaries Chris Thile and Abigail Washburn, Sollee's music is difficult to pin down. It's Ben's quality of narrative and presence on stage that unifies his musical influences.
The Portland Cello Project has wowed audiences all over the country with extravagant performances. Since the group's inception in late 2007, the group has built a reputation mixing genres and blurring musical lines and perceptions wherever they go. No two shows are alike, with a repertoire now numbering over 1,000 pieces of music both expected and unexpected to come from a cello.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 20, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 21, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me

Minton Sparks and Dale Watson (#1711H) Duration: 56:31 STEREO TVG

Minton Sparks fuses music, poetry, and her intoxicating gift for storytelling to paint word pictures of the rural South that put you square in the middle of the people and the places she knows like the back of her hand. She delivers words in beelines of bluesy rhythm and worries the hooks-and there are hooks-backed solely by the nimble acoustic guitar work of John Jackson, who's perhaps best known for having played with Bob Dylan. Her latest album is 'Gold Digger', captures her and Jackson performing 11 memorable story-songs.
Dale Watson is a country music maverick, a true outlaw carrying on where Waylon Jennings left off. A member of the Austin Music Hall of Fame, he stands alongside Waylon, Willie Nelson, and George Strait as one of the finest country singers and songwriters from the Lone Star State. Dale's current release Call Me Insane on Red House Records.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 26, 2016 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 27, 2016 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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

All HD programs



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too