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June Jams: 8 Spectacular Concerts to Amp Up Your Summer

WHRO TV is your summer concert venue! Don't miss these 8 must-see performances.

Saturday, June 1, 8 p.m. | Elton John: The Million Dollar Piano
Celebrate the legendary singer, songwriter and performer in a spectacular 2012 concert at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Featuring a state-of-the art Yamaha piano — nearly four years in the making — this unforgettable show features Elton performing his much-loved hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “I'm Still Standing,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and more.

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 p.m. | Freddie Mercury: The Tribute Concert

On April 20, 1992, Roger Taylor, Brian May and John Deacon – the surviving members of Queen - took the stage of London's legendary Wembley Stadium to announce the start of one of the biggest events in rock history: a tribute to the incomparable Freddie Mercury with a glittering array of guests, including Elton John, Robert Plant, Axl Rose, David Bowie, George Michael and many more

Thursday, June 6, 8:00 p.m. | Darius Rucker: Live from Nashville
Grab a front-row seat as the three-time Grammy Award winner performs songs from his latest album, Carolyn’s Boys, along with Hootie & the Blowfish classics and his solo country hits, including a special performance of Diamond-certified “Wagon Wheel” with Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor.

Saturday, June 8, 8:00 p.m. | Doo Wop, Pop and Soul Generations

Celebrate the legacy of the music of the late 1950s and 60s, following the birth of rock and roll and the explosion of rhythm and blues, with a new generation of artists. Includes performances by Alex Byrd, The Best Intentions, The Majors, The Danleers, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Belmonts, Bobby Wilson and Mike Mastellone.

Saturday, June 8, 10:30 p.m. | Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia: Live in Concert

A dynamic concert featuring soul and R&B superstars The O Jays, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Russell Thompkins and the New Stylistics, Jerry Butler, The Soul Survivors, The Delphonics, and many more, along with the 28-piece TSOP Orchestra. Songs include "The Love I Lost,” "Me & Mrs. Jones," "Wake Up Everybody," "Ain't No Stopping Us Now," and "People Get Ready / Love Train.”

Saturday, June 15, 6:00 p.m. | Austin City Limits: Adrian Quesada Bleros Psicodelicos
Black Pumas founder and visionary producer Adrian Quesada brings to life the music of his acclaimed Spanish-language album Boleros Psicodélicos in a thrilling hour, with international guest vocalists iLe, Natalia Clavier, Girl Ultra, Clemente Castillo and more.

Sunday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. | Austin City Limits: Allisson Russell
Montreal-to-Nashville singer/songwriter Allison Russell and Toronto indie rock act The Weather Station offer an hour of intelligent, impassioned and acclaimed music. Russell performs numbers from her renowned album Outside Child, while the Weather Station, AKA songwriter Tamara Lindeman, plays tunes from the widely lauded LP Ignorance.

Saturday, June 30, 6:00 p.m. | Austin City Limits: Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Grammy-winning guitar virtuoso duo Rodrigo y Gabriela return to Austin City Limits accompanied by the 30-piece Austin Symphony Orchestra in an epic hour bringing to life their acclaimed album In Between Thoughts... A New World.

We also have an exciting selection of other programs for June.
Check out highlights from this month's lineup.