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The Nightowls (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

The NightOwls hail from Austin, Texas, but their musical genealogy traces straight to the Memphis soul sound. The Austin Chronicle hailed their debut record as "suave, energetic, blue-eyed soul" and named it one of the Top 10 of the year at the annual Austin Chronicle Music Awards, Austin Monthly named them a Band To Watch, and Texas Music Magazine called the album "a smooth addictive blend of pop, R&B and funk that will delight the band's dance-happy fans." In this episode, the band performs several up-tempo numbers including "Can't Bring Me Down" and "Right Around the Corner."

Eric Bibb (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

A career spanning five decades, a few dozen albums, countless radio & television shows and non-stop touring has made Eric Bibb one of the leading bluesmen of his generation. One critic wrote: "He has all the ingredients for stardom - handsome good looks, a voice as strong and soulful as they come, the guitar chops to hold his own against the best and he writes compelling, sensitive songs. His blues are clean, beautifully sung, soulful and upbeat". The weekly syndicated American program "House of Blues Radio Hour" host Elwood Blues (a.k.a. Dan Aykroyd) once declared to Eric: "You are what the blues in the new century should be about." In this episode, Eric's stellar musicianship is on full display performing several songs including "Going Down Slow" and "Turner Station."

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