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Clint Black, Prince headline music specials this June on Arkansas PBS
Posted 06 Jun 2022
Viewers gain access to more great music through Arkansas PBS Passport
CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — Arkansas PBS offers viewers more great music with a series of concert specials this June. Additional music favorites will be available through Arkansas PBS Passport – a video-on-demand member benefit – including local series “On the Front Row,” the “Classic Albums” collection, “Austin City Limits,” “Great Performances” and more.
Saturday, June 11, beginning at 6 p.m. will be “Paul Anka: His Hits and a Tribute to Frank Sinatra.” This concert was taped at the Smith Center in Las Vegas and celebrates the legendary singer-songwriter’s career as he pays tribute to his greatest mentor. Songs include “My Way,” “You Are My Destiny,” “That’s Life” and more.
Then at 7:30 p.m. will be “Clint Black: Mostly Hits & The Mrs.” This concert featuring the Grammy Award-winning country music icon, his wife Lisa Hartman Black and daughter Lily Pearl was taped at the Johnny Mercer Theatre in Savannah, Georgia.
The evening wraps up with “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years and Circlin' Back” at 9 p.m. This concert celebrates the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.
Music lovers can tune in again Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. for “David Bowie: Serious Moonlight” to experience one of the most dramatic and charismatic performances of Bowie’s career on his 1983 tour. Recorded live in Vancouver, it features his greatest hits including “Let’s Dance,” “Heroes,” “Golden Years,” “China Girl” and “Space Oddity.”
Following at 8:30 p.m. will be “Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour.” This is the powerful performance by Prince and The Revolution on their legendary Purple Rain Tour, featuring hits like “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry” and a mind-bending 18+ minute version of “Purple Rain.”
During the broadcast, viewers will learn how to gain access to additional music series through Arkansas PBS Passport. The best value in on-demand streaming, Arkansas PBS Passport is a member benefit for donations as little as $5 a month, or $60 annually.
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Arkansas PBS, Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, empowers learners of all ages by educating, informing, entertaining and inspiring communities. Arkansas PBS serves as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans by creating, sharing, celebrating and driving conversation around Arkansas stories and classic, trusted PBS programs through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/watchlive, on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at myarkansaspbs.org. Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado) and KETS (Lee Mountain).