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Spring 2017 Pledge Highlights: March 6 – 9
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MELVIN WILLIAMS: DOWN HOME GOSPEL

AIRS:

  • MONDAY, MARCH 6 AT 7PM 

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 9 AT 9:30PM 

Gospel legend and Mississippi’s own, Melvin Williams, and his band perform a stirring set of spirituals, ranging from early freedom songs to his own hits like “Cooling Water.” Recorded live in concert in Jackson, Mississippi.

CHECK OUT THE GREAT GIFTS YOU CAN RECIEVE WHEN YOU GIVE DURING THIS PLEDGE SPECIAL:

  • $60 membership, Passport, Fine Tuning
  • $90 membership, Passport, Fine Tuning + Melvin’s CD “Where I Started From”
  • $120  membership, Passport, Fine Tuning + DVD “Melvin Williams: Down Home Gospel”
  • $150  membership, Passport, Fine Tuning + Melvin’s CD “Where I Started From” + DVD “Melvin Williams: Down Home Gospel”

MY MUSIC: 70S SOUL SUPERSTARS

AIRS:

  • MONDAY, MARCH 6 AT 9:30PM 

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 9 AT 7PM 

Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, Heatwave, the Trammps and the Emotions.

IL VOLO NOTTE MAGICA

AIRS: TUESDAY, MARCH 7 AT 7PM 

Join the international superstar trio and special guest Plácido Domingo for a magical night of music beneath the stars in Florence, Italy’s beautiful Santa Croce Square. Il Volo pays tribute to the Three Tenors with songs in true operatic style.

KEN BURNS: AMERICA'S STORYTELLER

AIRS: TUESDAY, MARCH 7 AT 8:30PM 

Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sam Waterston, Doris Kearns Goodwin and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker and an exclusive look at the upcoming production THE VIETNAM WAR.

Bee Gees One Night Only

AIRS: TUESDAY, MARCH 7 AT 10PM 

THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY features the group's 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including "How Deep Is Your Love," "To Love Somebody," "Massachusetts," "You Should Be Dancing/Alone," and many more.

Nature: Super Hummingbirds

AIRS: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 AT 7PM 

Enter the fast-paced world of hummingbirds through high-speed cameras and breakthrough science. For the first time, see them mate, fight and raise families. They are super hummingbirds—great athletes, yet tender moms who are up for any challenge!

JOE BONAMASSA: LIVE AT THE GREEK THEATRE

AIRS: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 AT 8:30PM 

Celebrated blues rock master, Joe Bonamassa delivers a musical tribute to The Three Kings Of the Blues at the legendary Greek Theatre filmed in August 2015. Bonamassa is backed by a stellar band of blues musicians including Anton Fig, Michael Rhodes, Reese Wynans, Lee Thornburg, Paulie Cerra, Ron Dziubla, Kirk Fletcher, Mahalia Barnes, Jade MaCrae and Juanita Tippins.

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