Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra on WXXI-TV

Sun, 03/21/2010 - 4:00pm

The “Polka King” and his orchestra filmed at the rollicking polkapalooza festival.


Lawrence Welk: Milestones & Memories on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/20/2010 - 7:00pm

The largest and most exciting reunion concert of Welk Stars in the history of “The Lawrence Welk Show”!


Playing for Change: Peace Through Music on WXXI-TV

Fri, 03/19/2010 - 10:00pm

This exceptional musical collaboration is part of a global effort to inspire peace through music and to connect diverse musicians worldwide.


Roy Orbison: In Dreams on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 7:00pm

This documentary outlines the story of one of pop’s most enigmatic pioneers.


Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:00pm

Tune in for a fabulous lineup including the first live broadcast of the SXSW music keynote -- featuring Bruce Springsteen. 


The Big Band Years

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:00pm

This “Big Band” retrospective features the songs that brought the country through WWII and kick-started the baby boom.

Great Performances: Pete Seeger 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/14/2011 - 10:00pm

Pete Seeger, legendary folk artist and pioneer of protest music, turned 90 in May 2009.


Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:00pm

To mark the passing of a man that has been a great friend to PBS, as well as the world, WXXI presents this American Masters film that chronicles his life.


Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/13/2010 - 10:00pm

Recorded just blocks from the famed Music Row that he’s largely credited with creating, Atkins gives the audience a master class in playing and performing.


You Missed a Spot!

Every day for 5 hours at WXXI, I play CDs.  On an average weekday, I play 22 pieces of recorded music.  A rough estimate suggests that 97% of the recordings I play are produced in a studio, with the remaining 3% are recorded live in concert.

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