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KET’s SummerPledge 2022 features performances by Prince, Béla Fleck, Little Feat and more!

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KET’s SummerPledge 2022 features performances by Prince, Béla Fleck, Little Feat and more!

For Release: 08/08/22 10:05 AM

KET’s SummerPledge 2022, which runs August 13-21, features an assortment of concerts, retrospectives and performances by some of the era’s most beloved musicians and song writers, including Prince, Little Feat and Béla Fleck. During SummerPledge donation, viewers can support KET by calling in their pledge to (800) 866-0366 or donating online at KET.org/donate.

SummerPledge 2022 programs include:  

Doo Wop, Pop and Soul Generations (My Music)  
Celebrate the legacy of the music of the late 1950s and 60s.
KET Saturday, Aug. 13 • 7/6 pm

Straight No Chaser: The 25th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrate 25 years with the nine members of the a capella collective.
KET2 Saturday, Aug. 13 • 7/6 pm

Country Pop Legends (My Music)
Country pop legends, including Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle and Hank Locklin, unite to perform their hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
KET Saturday, Aug. 13 • 9:30/8:30 pm
KET2 Wednesday, Aug. 17 • 10:30/9:30 pm

Little Feat: Celebrating Waiting for Columbus at the Ryman
In honor of the 45th anniversary of Waiting for Columbus, the band returns to the stage and replicates the legendary live album at every stop.
KET Sunday, Aug. 14 • 5:30/4:30 pm
KET2 Thursday, Aug. 18 • 10:30/9:30 pm

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2
To mark the 25th birthday of the hit musical, producer Cameron Mackintosh staged an extraordinary concert at the O2 Arena in London. 
KET Sunday, Aug. 14 • 11/10 am

Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour  
Join Prince for his March 30, 1985, Purple Rain Tour performance that’s been billed as one of the most iconic live recordings in pop history.
KET2 Sunday, Aug. 14 • 8:30/7:30 pm

Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart
Join the banjo virtuoso and an all-star lineup of bluegrass stars for a concert at the Ryman Auditorium.
KET2 Sunday, Aug. 14 • 10/9 pm

60’s Pop, Rock and Soul  (My Music)
Legends of the 1960s unite in this concert, featuring Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, Jefferson Starship and more. 
KET Monday, Aug. 15 • 9:30/8:30 pm
KET2 Thursday, Aug. 18 • 8:30/7:30 pm

Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop (My Music Presents)
This retrospective concert features The Four Aces, Patti Page, The Four Lads, Don Cherry, Gogi Grant, The Four Preps, Debbie Reynolds and more.
KET Thursday, Aug. 18 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Friday, Aug. 19 • 7/6 pm

This Land is Your Land
A musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music.
KET Wednesday, Aug. 17 • 9:30/8:30 pm
KET2 Monday, Aug. 15 • 7/6 pm

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Contact:

Elizabeth Greenfield
Director of Marketing and Communications
859-258-7749
egreenfield@ket.org