Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Live music performances on television shows this week include:
v Cher: Tonight on “Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS)
v Ne-Yo: Wednesday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
v Paul McCartney: Thursday on “Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS)
v Dave Matthews Band: “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)
v Kylie Minogue: Friday on “Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS)
“The Last Defense” (10 p.m., ABC): This documentary series will examine the trial of Darlie Routier, with a firsthand account of the night of the crime from the convict, who is on death row. Amid a media frenzy, Routier’s trial began in the small, conservative town of Kerrville, Texas. Prosecutors knew they would be up against a formidable adversary when Darlie’s family hires one of Dallas’ top attorneys,
“Humans” (10 p.m., AMC): This series is set in a parallel present and explores what happens when the lines between humans and machines are blurred. In tonight’s episode, Laura wants the truth about Operation Basswood. Mattie and Leo confront their feelings, while Niska receives a mysterious message.
TV listings, C3
‘Janis Joplin’ coming to Stambaugh
“A Night with Janis Joplin” will come to Stambaugh Auditorium on Nov. 18 for a 7:30 p.m. performance.
Tickets range from $20 to $50 (plus applicable fees) and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at stambaughauditorium.com, by phone at 330-259-0555 and at the Stambaugh box office, 1000 Fifth Ave.
The touring Broadway show celebrates the life and musical influences of Joplin, who exploded onto the music scene in 1967.
“A Night with Janis Joplin” includes the songs “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Cry Baby” and “Summertime.” It also reveals how Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith helped to shape the legendary musician Joplin became.
Freedom Fest at Nelson Ledges
The fourth annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest will be June 29 and 30, and July 1, at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.
In addition to weekend headliner Mike Love, the music lineup includes Uprooted (featuring Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root), Too Many Zoos, Jones For Revival, Flux Capacitor, the Woofs, Lower Ground, and more, plus fireworks July 1.
Admission is $85 ($70 presale) for Friday through Sunday, or $70 ($55 presale) for Saturday through Sunday. There is no extra charge for camping. Presale tickets are available at nlqp.com.