MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS ON PBS SOCAL
FOR WEEKS OF AUGUST 12-18
Sunday, August 12, 7 p.m. – “Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers” – PREMIERE
This new special features the Beatles and the Doors, as well as memorable performances from other superstars of the 1960s pop-rock era, including the Mamas & the Papas, Rolling Stones, Johnny Rivers, the Beach Boys, Tom Jones and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Sunday, August 12, 9 p.m. – “Celebrating The Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk The Line” – PREMIERE
Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Pat Monahan of Train, Ronnie Dunn, Lucinda Williams, Jamey Johnson, Shooter Jennings and Shelby Lynne honor what would have been Johnny Cash’s 80th birthday year with a spectacular all-star tribute.
Tuesday, August 14, 7 p.m. – “Introducing Nathan Pacheco”- PREMIERE
American singer/songwriter Nathan Pacheco, of Brazilian decent, is seen in his first solo concert special.
Thursday, August 16, 7 p.m. – “He Touched Me: The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley”
This special features more than 30 of Elvis' gospel recordings and never-before-seen footage, filled with personal stories by those who knew him well, and goes behind the scenes of Elvis' career.
Thursday, August 16, 10:30 p.m. – “Pegi & Neil Young’s Concert for the Bridge School”- PREMIERE
This special celebrates 25 years of concerts that benefit the Bridge School’s programs for children with speech and physical impairments, with some of the biggest names in music who participate in these all-acoustic concerts held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif.