Music

Poet Berthold Auerbach once said,

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
WXXI hopes that it inspires its audiences every day, and that you find the concert of musical content on this page equally inspiring. » read more about Music at WXXI

Featured Programming

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:00pm
Follow the six-decade journey of the extraordinary performer as her sublime voice transforms the tragedies and troubles of her life into joy.

Recently Aired

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 9:00pm
Follow Eric Andersen’s 50-plus-year creative journey through the highs and lows of critical success and multiple career setbacks.
Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:00pm
This film looks back at the years Charlie “Bird” Parker spent in Kansas City and his lasting legacy on the Kansas City jazz scene.
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 11:00pm
This episode tells the story of the creation of 1973’s “The Dark Side of The Moon” — told by the band members who created it.
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 10:00pm
Explore the story behind the conception and recording of A Night at the Opera, the fourth Queen album, released in late 1975, and long regarded as a classic.
Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 11:59pm
The Kinks’ 1968 album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society failed to chart on release but it went on to become one of the most influential and important works in rock.
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