This Week in Music
This week on WCVE PBS and WCVW PBS
Actor-Musician Steve Martin appears on Tavis Smiley to talk about his new bluegrass CD “Rare Bird Alert” and his new book, The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten. Wednesday, 2/22 at Midnight on WCVW PBS.
Rootsy folk/indie rock performer Nicole Atkins appears on Sun Studio Sessions, an interview and performance show filmed at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis. Friday, 2/24 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVW PBS.
Homemade Jamz Blues Band, the self-described “Youngest Blues Band in America”, follows Nicole Atkins, also on Sun Studio Sessions. Friday, 2/24 at 10:30 p.m. on WCVW PBS.
Note: There is no Austin City Limits this week.
This week on WCVE Public Radio
A Prairie Home Companion is live from Duluth, Minnesota and features rocking acoustic pickers Trampled By Turtles and the Grand Rapids High School Jazz Ensemble. Saturday, 2/25 at 6:00 p.m. Encore broadcast Sunday, 2/26 at 11:00 a.m.
On Mountain Stage, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bell X1, Marti Jones & Don Dixon, Amy LaVere and Tristen perform. Saturday, 2/25 at 8:00 p.m.
Here’s a link to a recent Dr. Dog concert from World Café.
Last week NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts had the very popular Adele in to do a three song set. You can view that performance here!
Local Music News
Joe Overton and The Clear Blue Sky perform live at Balliceaux at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, 2/23 as part of Twangtown Thursdays.
The Camel has “Beers and Banjos” with The Green Boys. Friday, 2/24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.