Archive for the ‘The Streets’ Category

Sun Ra to Louis Jordan, Jakob Dylan to The Streets, Monteverdi to Goldfrapp

October 14, 2008
FREE! Music for grown-ups on the BBC in the next 10 days:

Hidden in its vast musical output, BBC TV and radio broadcasts some magnificent music for grown-ups – every week of the year. And it’s all free (well, sort of… ).

In the next ten days, for example:

Wed 15 Oct
1200 & 2200 Claudio Monteverdi, Composer Of The Week – BBC Radio 3
(3/5, continues Thurs-Fri)

Thurs 16 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2
2320 Gillian Welch, BBC Four Sessions (rpt) – BBC Four

Sat 18 Oct
2400 Sun Ra, Jazz Library – BBC Radio 3

Sun 19 Oct
2400 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (new) – BBC 6 Music

Mon 20 Oct
2330 Choo Choo Ch’Boogie: the Louis Jordan Story – BBC Radio 2 (3/4)

Tues 21 Oct
2320 Jakob Dylan, Later… With Jools Holland – BBC2

Thurs 23 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2
2320 Mike Skinner, BBC Electric Proms – BBC2

Fri 24 Oct
2200 Goldfrapp, BBC Electric Proms – BBC4
0035 Jakob Dylan, Later… With Jools Holland – BBC2 (rpt)

Online access: many BBC radio programmes are broadcast online, streamed. Please see the channels’ web sites for details. Archived BBC radio and TV programmes are accessible online for a short period via:

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

Commercial TV highlights:

Fri 17 Oct
2420 The Beatles, All You Need Is Love (part 14), More 4

Gerry Smith

Roxy Music to Dylan, Anne-Sofie von Otter to Oscar Peterson, Elbow to Howlin’ Wolf

September 17, 2008
FREE! Music for grown-ups on the BBC in the next 10 days:

Wed 17 Sept
1900 Joan Baez, Mike Harding show – BBC Radio 2
2100 Anne Sofie von Otter, Performance on 3 – BBC Radio 3

Thurs 18 Sept
2300 PJ Harvey, BBC Four Sessions – BBC Four
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2

Fri 19 Sept
2100 The Roxy Music Story – BBC Four
2155 Roxy Music: Frejus (live) – BBC Four
0125 Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music – BBC Four

Sat 20 Sept
2400 Oscar Peterson, Jazz Library – BBC Radio 3
0025 The Roxy Music Story – BBC Four

Sun 21 Sept
2400 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (s2) – BBC 6 Music

Mon 22 Sept
2200 Brahms, Composer Of The Week – BBC Radio 3
(1/5, continues Tues-Fri)

Tues 23 Sept
2200 Roots Manuva, Elbow, Later Live… – BBC2
2330 Howlin’ Wolf – BBC Radio 2 (rpt) (1/2)

Thurs 25 Sept
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2

Fri 26 Sept
1930 Jacqueline du Pre/Elgar Cello Concerto – BBC Four
2335 Roots Manuva, Elbow, Later… – BBC2

Online access: many BBC radio programmes are broadcast online, streamed. Please see the channels’ web sites for details. Archived BBC radio and TV programmes are accessible online for a short period via:

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

And on commercial TV:

Sun 21 Sept
2315 The Streets, South Bank Show – ITV1

Gerry Smith