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Tony Bennett: Duets II

Highlights from the Show

Watch selections from Tony Bennett: Duets II, airing on Friday, January 27, 2012, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Selections in this clip include the legendary singer’s collaborations with Lady Gaga, Queen Latifah, Andrea Bocelli, Amy Winehouse, Willie Nelson, Josh Groban, and Michael Bublé.

Tony Bennett: Duets II

Interview with Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett talks about collaborating with Lady Gaga, Queen Latifah, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Willie Nelson, Amy Winehouse, and others to create the show Tony Bennett: Duets II and what it’s like to be creating new work at 85 years old. Tony Bennett: Duets II airs Friday, January 27, 2012, at 9 p.m. on PBS […]

Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3

John Mayer Trio plays “Who Did You Think I Was”

John Mayer Trio, after an introduction by comedian Bill Murray dressed as Elvis on stage, play their hit song “Who Did You Think I Was” for the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival III concert for a sold-out crowd of more than 27,000 music fans at Chicago’s Toyota Park. Highlights from this concert will be broadcast […]

Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me in Concert

Jackie Evancho sings “Angel”

Watch Jackie Evancho perform Sarah McLachlan’s song “Angel” for the GREAT PERFORMANCES Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me in Concert. The concert is telecast throughout June, 2011 on PBS stations (check local listings).

Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3

About the Concert

In June 2010, Eric Clapton gathered the world’s most talented guitar players at the third Crossroads Guitar Festival. All profits benefited The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility Clapton founded to help people suffering from chemical dependency. Two hours of highlights, Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3, will air June 6 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).

Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium

“Captain Jack”

Shortly before the demolition of New York City’s Shea Stadium in July 2008, superstar Billy Joel electrified audiences with two memorable concerts at the historic arena. Watch him perform the 1973 classic “Captain Jack” in that concert.

Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium

“Piano Man”

Chosen as the last rock act to play the venue, Billy Joel staged his “Last Play at Shea” concerts on July 16 and July 18, 2008, rocking a combined audience of 110,000 fans with one of the most emotionally charged shows ever played at the historic stadium. Watch him perform his classic anthem “Piano Man” […]

Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

Seal and Donna Summer sing “Crazy”

In a clip from Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends, Donna Summer and Seal perform Seal’s hit single from 1991 off of his debut album, “Crazy,” with accompaniment by David Foster. Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airs throughout March 2011 on PBS (check local listings).

Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

Highlights

Watch clips from the performances in Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airing for Great Performances this March on PBS. Foster’s high profile friends on this occasion include All-4-One, Martina McBride, Charice, Natalie Cole, Earth, Wind & Fire, America’s Got Talent sensation Jackie Evancho, Lara Fabian, Ne-Yo, Michael Bolton, pedal steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph, […]