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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Sat., June 4, 2016
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Sat., June 4, 2016
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Sun., June 5, 2016
7:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Sun., June 5, 2016
7:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Tue., June 7, 2016
8:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Tue., June 7, 2016
8:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Wed., June 8, 2016
4:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

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Wed., June 8, 2016
4:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration  

Joan Baez celebrates her 75th birthday with help from David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson in this concert from New York's Beacon Theater. Included: "Blackbird"; "She Moved Through the Fair"; "Catch the Wind"; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"; "Before the Deluge"; "Diamonds & Rust"; "The Boxer"; and "Forever Young."

Full Episodes

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Bryan Adams in Concert: Full Episode

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do

A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.

Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebration - Full

Dudamel Conducts LA Phil in John Williams Celebration - Full

Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Clips

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers - Leila's Act I Aria

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers - Leila's Act I Aria

Diana Damrau sings an excerpt from "O Dieu Brahma," Leila's Act 1 aria.

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers Men's Duet in Act I

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers Men's Duet in Act I

Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien sing "Au fond du temple saint" in The Pearl Fishers

Joan Baez and Paul Simon Sing 'The Boxer'

Joan Baez and Paul Simon Sing 'The Boxer'

Joan Baez and Paul Simon sing "The Boxer", written by Simon.

Joan Baez and Judy Collins Sing 'Diamonds and Rust'

Joan Baez and Judy Collins Sing 'Diamonds and Rust'

Joan Baez and Judy Collins sing "Diamonds and Rust", a song written by Joan Baez.

Previews

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers promo

GP at the Met: The Pearl Fishers promo

This season of GP at the Met features The Pearl Fishers by French composer Georges Bizet.

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration Preview

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration Preview

Watch a preview clip of the Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration concert.