Watch Saturdays at midnight May 21 - June 11, 2016 on WMHT TV
Long before MTV and VH1, the acclaimed WTTW series SOUNDSTAGE debuted with an innovative concert format that was unique to television. This timeless music program garnered widespread critical acclaim and featured many artists who defined the musical eras, including such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin and the Doobie Brothers. Since the 1970s, musical artists across pop, rock, country, soul, bluegrass and folk genres have appeared on the series, including Tom Petty, B.B. King, Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews Band, Emmylou Harris, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Cyndi Lauper and many more.
Toby Kieth | Saturday, May 21 at midnight
Award-winning country superstar Toby Keith has dominated the country music scene for more than two decades with his signature honkytonk singing and songwriting. Cowboy hats and boots are everywhere when the SOUNDSTAGE studio goes country and Keith brings the house down! Toby Keith and his tight-knit band perform their popular hits, as well as selections from Keith’s latest album, 35 MPH Town.
GeorgeFest | Saturday,May 28 at midnight
Watch an eclectic mix of guest artists pay tribute to the late Beatle, George Harrison. Brian Wilson, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison, Ann Wilson, Ben Harper, Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips and many others honor Harrison’s legacy.
Jason Isbell | Saturday, June 4 at midnight
The album Something More Than Free was named Billboard’s #1 Country album of 2015, proving Isbell is here to stay. The Alabama native showcases his unmatched talent and proves he’s taking the music industry by storm!
Jake Owen | Saturday, June 11 at midnight
Enjoy the electrifying SOUNDSTAGE® debut of country music’s “barefoot” rising star! Guided by musical instinct and a willingness to experiment, Grammy and CMA Award nominee Owen ascended to stardom with five #1 smashes.