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Matt Stansberry & The Romance (#803H) Duration: 28:37 STEREO TVG

Matt Stansberry & the Romance are poised to be one of the breakout acts of 2017. This Oklahoma City based band will get you up off of your seat with their modern take on a throwback sound. The ten-piece ensemble delivers authentic soul music with musical deftness that continues to win over audiences from coast to coast. In this episode, the band talks about their musical roots and performs several songs, including "Heartbreaker" and "Brighten It Up"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 5:30am Remind me

Alvin Youngblood Hart's Muscle Theory (#709H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG

Described as the "cosmic American love child of Howlin' Wolf and Link Wray," Grammy-winning singer and guitarist Alvin Youngblood While steeped in the blues, Hart creates his own unique genre-defying sound. Hart explains. "My family goes back generations in Mississippi, so the blues is in my DNA, but when I was in high school I listened to everything and absorbed it, and now it's a part of what I do." In this episode, Hart and his band demonstrate their live performance prowess on songs like "Motivational Speaker" and "Stomp Dance."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

The Memphis Dawls (#710H) Duration: 28:26 STEREO TVPG

The Memphis Dawls are known as the crowning jewel of the Memphis folk scene. Brought together by their similar tastes in melody and style, Holly Cole (guitars, vocals) Jana Misener (cello, vocals), and Krista Wroten (viola, mandolin, accordion, vocals) deliver hauntingly romantic and lyrical folk music with a modern flare. Their harmonies and music push folk, country and rock through the filter of southern hymns that speak to the power of love and heartache. In this episode, the ladies perform several fan favorites, including "Liar" and "Skin Like a Cage."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me

Motel Mirrors (#711H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVPG

Amy Lavere, Will Sexton and John Paul Keith make up this talented trio who each have their own solo career successes. The band is firmly grounded in modern Americana while honoring the best of classic country to create songs best described as timeless: "If you put the needle down and close your eyes, you might mistake yourself for being somewhere else. At another time, in a different town. In a bar, listening to a band of strangers, whose voices are at once, both fleeting and familiar." In this episode, the trio talks about their music influences and performs several sogs including "Best Mistake" and "Suddenly You."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 12:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.