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Pledge 2016 Highlights: August 26-28
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MISSISSIPPI'S FREE STATE OF JONES

AIRS:  Saturday, AUGUST 27 AT 5PM

For a limited time, MPB is making copies of Mississippi’s Free State of Jones available for the public during our pledge drive. Supporters who give during and of the four airings of Mississippi’s Free State of Jones will be able to get a copy of the DVD – ONLY AVAILABLE DURING PLEDGE – or a signed copy of the book behind the documentary, The Free State of Jones: Mississippi’s Longest Civil War by Victoria E. Bynum, or both.

Summer & Surf Beach Music We Love

Airs: Friday, August 26 at 7PM

Celebrate the sun-drenched sounds of the greatest surf guitar rock and pop tunes by legendary artists that still ride the waves of popularity today. Listen to hits from the Beach Boys, Ventures, Drifters, Jan & Dean and more.

I Miss Downton Abbey!

Airs: Sunday, August 28 at 8PM

Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage. Celebrate the stellar cast, the superb writing and the spectacular locations of the most successful British drama ever. Allen Leech (Branson) hosts.

RHYTHM AND BLUES 40: A SOUL SPECTACULAR

Airs:

  • Saturday, August 27 at 8PM

  • Sunday, August 28 at 11:30PM

Celebrate legends of the 60s and 70s brought together in a once-in-a-lifetime concert: Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ben E. King and the Drifters, Dionne Warwick, the Isley Brothers, Percy Sledge, Little Anthony & the Imperials and more greats.

CORNERSTONES OF ROCK: A SOUNDSTAGE® SPECIAL

Airs: Saturday, August 27 at 10PM

Take a nostalgic trip back to the 60s and 70s with a reunion of garage bands whose rocking hits had people dancing across the U.S. Eight legendary bands, including the Buckinghams, the Ides of March and the McCoys, perform their best-known songs.

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