Upcoming Broadcasts:

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage (#2205H) Duration: 56:31 STEREO TVG

Rhonda Vincent was famously crowned as "The New Queen of Bluegrass" by the Wall Street Journal, and is considered the most decorated artist in that field. She is an 8-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year and Grammy winner. Her group The Rage is the most Award Winning Group in Bluegrass Music History. She will be performing material for her latest project 'Rhonda Vincent & The Rage with Bluegrass Legends Live at the Ryman'. WoodSongs Kids: The Borders Band is a family band from Clarksville, TN consisting of five siblings ranging in age from 6-13 years old. All attend the Conservatory of Annie Moses in Nashville, TN, where each studies at least two instruments, vocal and stage performance, music theory and composition, and family performance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 30, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Ukulele Night! (#2206H) Duration: 56:31 STEREO TVG

From it's humble origins in Hawaii to becoming a worldwide phenomenon, the ukulele is having a global revival. On this Special Broadcast of WoodSongs, we'll be exploring the many styles, sounds and stories of the uke with musicians from across the country including: "The Tennessee Ukulele Lady" Kelle Jolly, young, dynamic sister duo from Columbia, Missouri The Burney Sisters, Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso Andrew Molina, a wholly unique father-daughter musical duo The Barnkickers and 11-year-old WoodSongs Kid Ian Shaw.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 7, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Abby The Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues and McPeake (#2207H) Duration: 56:31 STEREO TVG

Abby The Spoon Lady and Chris Rodrigues are buskers from Asheville North Carolina and are internationally known street performers after one of their videos went viral. Abby is one of very few professional spoon players in the United States and has been a professional street performer for over a decade. McPeake builds on the 150 year tradition of this legacy musical family from Belfast, Ireland that influenced Van Morrison, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, John Lennon and others. The band is now taking the world of Celtic music by storm with its own contemporary brand of self-penned songs and compositions. WoodSongs Kids: The Band of Kelleys are a multi-award winning progressive bluegrass band of 4 siblings from Appling, Georgia now based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 14, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

Molly Tuttle and Mike Barnett (#2208H) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG

Molly Tuttle is a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning songwriter with a distinctive voice. She is the first woman in the 27-year history of the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards to be nominated for Guitar Player of the Year and win. She's appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, and won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest. Mike Barnett has been building a career as a premier fiddler in bluegrass music. His current gig is a member of Kentucky Thunder, the traveling band of bluegrass legend, Ricky Skaggs as well as the Bryan Sutton Band. WoodSongs Kid: Christiana Joneikis is a seventeen-year-old clawhammer banjo player and songwriter from Sherve, Ohio. She performs the title cut of her debut CD with her Dad.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Mammals and the Dustbowl Revival (#2209H) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG

The Mammals are a high-octane Americana quintet from New York's storied Hudson Valley. They carry on the work of Pete Seeger & Woody Guthrie with a deep original repertoire and signature "trad is rad" sound. The Dustbowl Revival is what you could call an American roots orchestra with eight full-time members - and they play it all, mashing the sounds of traditional American music into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal. WoodSongs Kids: Eli Patrick & Dreyden Gordon are two young bluegrass musicians from Eastern Kentucky.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV – Transmitter Status
    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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

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