A kid in appearance, but a warrior in spirit, 16-year-old Jesse James rode into the Missouri woods in the spring of 1864 to join one of the dozens of groups of guerrilla fighters defending the Confederacy during the Civil War. This is the true story of an outlaw whose myth has captured the imagination of Americans for generations.
Step back in time and onto the frontier to explore the epic stories of the larger-than-life men and women who helped tame the West. Rebels, pioneers, heroes, villains and icons of frontier culture, they captured the imagination of a nation and inspired a stampede of novels, television shows and big-screen dramas. Featuring some of the best moments from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Wild West Collection, the program includes excerpts from Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, Buffalo Bill, Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, Custer’s Last Stand, Jesse James, Kit Carson and Wyatt Earp.
Dazzling performances from some of the biggest names in rock and blues history, including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dr. John, Bo Diddley, Ronnie Wood, Delbert McClinton, Sam Moore, Percy Sledge and more, are featured in this world television premiere of a concert taped in 1989 and presumed lost for nearly 20 years.
A Celebration of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert airs on Monday, March 10th at 8:30 pm.
Tour De Force – Live In London chronicles Bonamassa’s atmospheric rise from the intimate club environment of The Borderline, to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Each individual evening was marked by a unique theme with different setlists, arrangements and ensembles providing the viewer with four unique performances. His journey begins in the intimate setting of the 200-capacity London Borderline with a three-piece band. The result is a jammy tribute to Bonamassa’s earlier career, with songs he hasn’t played live in years.
This rousing concert celebration of Irish, country, gospel, rock, movie tunes and longtime fan favorites includes performances of “Que Sera, Sera,” “That’s Amore,” “Our Anniversary,” “Silver Wings,” “Blaze of Glory” and many more. Joining Daniel on stage is his six-piece band, back-up vocalists, and singing partner of 26 years, Mary Duff.
Daniel O'Donnell: Stand Beside Me airs on Sunday, March 9th at 8:30 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.
Explore the dramatic and inspiring story of the eight musicians who continued to play as the Titanic went down. Their story is told through new recordings of songs from the White Star Songbook, along with archival photos and interviews with experts on the tragedy, the era and its music, offering insight into the musicians and why the courageous men continued to play until the end.
Titanic - Band of Courage airs on Sunday, March 9th at 7 pm on channel 3 and on Friday, March 14th on channel 3-1.