AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents the best in contemporary indie rock with Portugal. The Man and Local Natives. Portugal. The Man performs tracks from its latest record Evil Friends, while Local Natives plays tunes from its LP Hummingbird.
With the addition of the tipis on the south lawn of the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in preparation for the opening of Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, take a look at a story done earlier this year for KCPT's The Local Show: A number of local folks have been in Paris attending the opening of a new exhibition at the Quai Branly, in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. That exhibition, Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, is a partnership with the Nelson-Atkins Museum, and will come back to Kansas City in September before heading off for a run at…
Filmed at a September 19 sold-out concert in a stunning outdoor venue in Salt Lake City, Utah, THEPIANOGUYS: LIVE FROM RED BUTTE GARDEN is the television concert premiere of a musical group on a meteoric rise. YouTube sensation ThePianoGuys, featuring Steven Sharp Nelson on cello and Jon Schmidt on piano, offer new songs and fan favorites — all showcasing the “wow factor” that sets their performances apart. Tune in at 7pm tonight. When you support KCPT, see ThePianoGuys live in Kansas City on September 26 at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.
From the U.S. television debut of the Beatles in 1964 to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance, The Ed Sullivan Show brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night. This new My Music special features both the Beatles and the Doors as well as memorable performances from other superstars of the 60s pop-rock era, including the Mamas & the Papas, the Rolling Stones, Johnny Rivers, the Beach Boys, Tom Jones and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
This new, seven-part documentary by Ken Burns will air beginning September 14, 2014. The film weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.
Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii VIDEO
Entertainment events presented live via satellite are common today, but in 1973, this was a first. Never before had one performer held the world’s attention in such a way. Presenting Elvis at the pinnacle of his superstardom in one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career, ELVIS, ALOHA FROM HAWAII is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning August 3, 2013 (check local listings) during the 40th anniversary celebration of this milestone in music and television history.