Upcoming Broadcasts:

Celebration of the Hammered Dulcimer (#1703H) Duration: 54:05 STEREO TVG

From the biblical days of Nebuchadnezzar to the mountains of Appalachia, the dulcimer has played a huge role in the musical legacy of mankind through thousands of years. The name "dulcimer" comes from the Latin and Greek works dulce and melos, which together mean "sweet tune." And no musical instrument is more breathtakingly beautiful - and easy to play - han the Hammered Dulcimer. Three master musicians: Joshua Messick, Andy Young, & Ted Yoder, each with their own distinct style, will perform on the this Special WoodSongs Broadcast.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 13, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me

The Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters (#1704H) Duration: 56:30 STEREO TVG

The Fairfield Four are one of the most prominent and respected names in gospel music. Featured in O Brother Where Art Thou?, their blend of rich harmonies, joined with the simultaneously grand and humble vision of soulful singers clad in tuxedo jackets and coveralls, made for an experience unmatched in pop, soul, blues, R&B and gospel music for nearly a century. The famed quartet the will celebrate the heritage and tradition of both the music and its makers with the studio release of 'Still Rockin' My Soul'.
TheMcCrary Sisters are long known in Nashville circles as first-call session aces supporting some of music's most vibrant artists. Possessing a unique familial musical history of their own as daughters of longtime Fairfield Four tenor Rev. Samuel McCrary, The McCrary Sisters - Alfreda, Ann, Deborah and Regina - each bring a unique energy and virtuosity to the group, not to mention varied experiences within the worlds of pop, rock, R&B and gospel music. 'Let's Go' is their new project Of timeless spirituals and original tracks produced by Buddy Miller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 19, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 20, 2015 -- 2:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 – 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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