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Jackson Browne on Soundstage

Soundstage Jackson Browne

Thursday, June 18 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, June 21 at 12:00 am

Rock's poet laureate Jackson Browne delivers a remarkable performance featuring tracks from his latest recording, Time the Conqueror, as well as hits from his previous 11 studio albums. Browne shines on recent tracks Time the Conqueror and Drums of War, but also nails hits from his earlier repertoire like Doctor My Eyes and Boulevard.

OneRepublic on Soundstage

Soundstage OneRepublic

Thursday, June 25 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, June 28 at 12:00 am

Grammy-nominated OneRepublic displays boundless energy throughout this episode of Soundstage while offering up rousing performances of hit singles Apologize, Stop and Stare, Say (All I Need) and Mercy. Catch a perfect blend of pop and rock on other featured tracks from their debut CD Dreaming Out Loud, along with a fantastic version of Gnarls Barkley's Crazy.

Sugarland on Soundstage

Soundstage Sugarland

Thursday, July 2 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, July 5 at 12:00 am

Jennifer Nettles' voice can hold its own in any setting, but exceeds expectations alongside partner Kristian Bush's mandolin strumming at the Grainger Studio. During this sensational hour, Sugarland presents a versatile set that gains momentum with each song. Joey is heartbreakingly sincere, Everyday America reveals strong, twangy vocals while broken-down acoustics giveStay a more traditional country sound.

Death Cab for Cutie on Soundstage

Soundstage Death Cab for Cutie

Thursday, July 9 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, July 12 at 12:00 am

Indie rock favorite turned major label sensation Death Cab for Cutie presents an impeccable set on this episode of Soundstage. Lead vocalist Ben Gibbard's cozy voice has an engaging quality that ropes you in on songs from their new EP The Open Door, 2008 studio album Narrow Stairs and highlights from their prolific catalog, including I Will Possess Your Heart, The Sound of Settling and Cath.

Billy Idol on Soundstage

Soundstage Billy Idol

Thursday, July 16 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, July 19 at 12:00 am

You've partied to his songs in the 80's and now you can rock out with him on this episode of Soundstage. Watch as rock icon Billy Idol takes a packed theater by storm! Few words are needed to describe Idol's concerts, but let's start with: fast-paced, intense, pulsating, exciting. It's impossible to take your eyes off Idol sauntering and jumping around the stage. With trademark attitude, Idol presents a high-energy rock and roll blowout with classic hits like Dancing with Myself, Rebel Yell and White Wedding.


Soundstage Fall Out Boy

Thursday, July 23 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, July 26 at 12:00 am

With their stadium rock riffs and anthem choruses, Chicago-based Fall Out Boy offers up unparalleled energy in this Soundstage set. Amidst bass twirling, drum solos, and roaring power chords, guitarist Patrick Stump delivers strong vocals from start to finish, ricocheting to falsetto and back on recent hits America's Suitehearts and I Don't Care. Other show highlights include Dance, Dance, Sugar, We're Goin Down and Thnks fr th Mmrs.


Soundstage Josh Groban, An Evening in New York City

Thursday, July 30 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
Repeats Sunday, August 2 at 12:00 am

Josh Groban has thrilled a legion of devoted fans with his rich baritone and extraordinary stage presence. Performed in the very intimate Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, this exhilarating program includes favorites from his best-selling albums and guest performances by Herbie Hancock and Chris Botti. Songs included in the set are Alla Luce del Sole, You Are Loved (Don't Give Up), February Song and Machine.

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