PBS is known for its interesting, educational programming and wonderful musical performances. The network now offers many of its most popular shows online completely for free, allowing you to stream PBS music shows right from your computer. Check out these two great PBS programs that highlight some of the best modern day musicians.
Austin City Limits
Broadcasting live from eclectic, artistic Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits showcases music legends and up-and-coming artists from a wide range of musical genres. It is the longest running music series in the country, and each hour-long episode features performances from two related artists. From buzz-worthy indie rock acts to classic country crooners, Austin City Limits has a little something for everyone.
Great Performances highlights the best performing acts from around the world, not just musicians who are popular on the radio today. Offering incredible performances from opera singers, classical musicians, musical theater, dancers, dramatic actors, and other performers who are the best in their respected fields, this show aims to portray the intricacies behind the live stage. The PBS website offers streams of each full-length act, some of which are up to three hours long.