WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Rochester's "Queen of the Blues" Debbie Kendrick performs with her band and kicks off summer fun with WXXI Kids!

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Classical 91.5 Presents...Pavarotti - a new documentary by Ron Howard the tells the story of legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti, with never-before-seen footage, interviews, and live performances.

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

WXXI Kids celebrates Sesame Street's 50th Birthday with the Red Wings at Frontier Field.

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI for a free preview screening, followed by a panel discussion.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Since 1996, Watkins & the Rapiers have been infusing elements of Cajun, country, jug band music, and reggae into their repetoire of original tunes and covers of songs by artists such as Steve Earle, The Band, and Colorblind James. 

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The Mambo Kings have received national acclaim for their masterful combination of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation. 

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

While The Brothers Blue are rooted in the tradition of old-time fiddle music, their ability to pull elements from a myriad of diverse genres including Irish music, bluegrass, and country has created a sound which is entirely their own. 

Recent Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The Bossa Nova Bradley Brothers are a supergroup of well-seasoned and highly talented musicians with decades of experience in practicing their craft across the globe. 

Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI is pleased to bring holocaust survivor Eva Kor and filmmaker Ted Green to Rochester for a special presentation of EVA: A-7063, followed by a discussion with Eva and Ted, and a meet and greet with them.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Become marveled by Hanna PK and Aleks Disljenkovic's musical prowess and modern spin on the blues genre at Hochstein at High Falls. 

Ongoing Events

Watch Opioids from the Inside on-demand to follow the journeys of three women and their families, whose lives have been forever changed as result of their addiction to opioids.

A searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light.

NOVA joins scientists and sufferers alike as they probe the mysteries of addiction.

Throughout April 2019

Join WXXI and our partners as we explore nature in our region! 

Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.

WXXI Travel Club Event!

Monday, May 13th - Saturday, May 25th

Discover Croatia and the Adriatic Coast with WXXI's Travel Club!

Sunday, August 25th - Tuesday, September 3rd

Join WXXI a cruise on the Rhine and Moselle rivers!