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October is music to our Ears. Lars Ulrich, drummer and co-founder of Metallica & John Lennon

October is
MUSIC TO OUR EARS
THE SWEET SOUNDS OF AUTUMN BROUGHT TO YOU FROM WTVP

What’s that you say? There is not enough music in your life? Then you will be pleased to hear that WTVP is stepping in to turn up the musical performances this month. Whether you love the classical music of a world-famous symphony, or the dulcet tones of a singer-songwriter, like John Lennon, or the rocking tunes of Metallica, we have every musical genre covered for you.

WTVP does not play second fiddle to anyone when it comes to great musical performance.


LENNONYC: AMERICAN MASTERS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 8 PM

Following the breakup of the Beatles, John Lennon and Yoko Ono moved to New York City in 1971, where Lennon sought to escape the mayhem of the Beatles era and focus on his family and private life. American Masters' LENNONYC takes an intimate look at the time Lennon, Yoko Ono and their son, Sean, spent living in New York City during the 1970s.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/09/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/10/2020 @ 3am
American Masters

LENNONYC - Preview

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Classic Albums

John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band Preview

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Explore the making of Lennon’s first post-Beatles album.

CLASSIC ALBUMS: JOHN LENNON AND THE PLASTIC ONO BAND
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 10 PM

This series looking at the creation of classic albums documents the making of John Lennon's 1970 first post-Beatles solo album. It contains some of the most personal and cathartic songs John ever wrote, including Mother, Love, Working Class Hero, Isolation and God.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/09/2020 @ 12:30am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/09/2020 @ 10pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/10/2020 @ 1:30am

GREAT PERFORMANCES: GRAMMY® SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 8 PM

Great Performances presents the fifth annual all-star special showcasing 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Chicago, Roberta Flack, Isaac Hayes, Iggy Pop, John Prine, Public Enemy and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/16/2020 @ 8pm
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/17/2020 @ Midnight
Grammy Salute to Music Legends

METALLICA AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 9 PM

Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they join forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. Filmed over two sold-out shows that opened San Francisco’s Chase Center, the concert features the first-ever symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Fri, 10/30/2020 @ 12:30am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/31/2020 @ 2am
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 10/31/2020 @ 9pm

You can always count on WTVP for drama, comedy, history, science, nature, live performances, local productions, news and so much more. We would love to hear from you about these and any other programs you see on any of our channels. Send us your comments at wtvpmail@wtvp.org or call 309.677.4747.