Spring TV Specials
Postmodern Jukebox - The New Classics
Sunday, March 18 at 6 p.m.
Creating gramophone music for a smartphone world, Postmodern Jukebox has gone from viral sensation to worldwide phenomenon by putting pop music into a time machine. Led by gifted arranger Scott Bradlee, PMJ reimagines modern pop hits by the likes of Celine Dion, Beyoncé and Nsync in the style of various yesteryears, from swing-era jazz to vintage soul to swinging-sixties orchestral pop. “The New Classics” features Bradlee and his multi-talented collaborators showing off PMJ’s unique brand of throwback irreverence. During this program we’ll be offering tickets to see PMJ at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel before they go on sale to the general public. Click here to support WFYI.
Joe Bonamassa: British Blues Explosion Live
Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Blues superstar Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to British Blues legends Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page in a stunning live concert entitled “Joe Bonamassa – British Blues Explosion Live.” Recorded at Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, in July, 2016. During this program, WFYI members can secure tickets to see Bonamassa play live in Indianapolis in November before they go on sale to the public, including passes to attend his soundcheck before the show. Click here to support WFYI.
Transatlantic Sessions - featuring James Taylor
Sunday, March 18 at 11 p.m.
The enduring sound of prolific singer-songwriter James Taylor returns to WFYI March 12 with “Transatlantic Sessions.” For more than twenty years Jerry Douglas—dobro master from Nashville—and Aly Bain—Shetland fiddle virtuoso—have been inviting their friends from “both sides of the pond” to get together and play music. This session features Alison Krauss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sarah Jarosz, and James Taylor. Enjoy the program and pick up tickets to see James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt when they come to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, June 26. Click here to support WFYI.