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Soundstage

Soundstage

WTTW's legendary and groundbreaking music series, "Soundstage," returns.

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Episode 5 Preview | RSO

Grammy Award winner and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee Richie Sambora joins forces with kindred spirit and platinum-selling solo artist (and former Michael Jackson/Alice Cooper guitarist) Orianthi to form the band RSO, and the result is an irresistible fusion of pop hooks, rock riffs, and country licks.

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Episode 4 Preview | Michael McDonald

From his origins as a backing vocalist for Steely Dan to his tenure as a Doobie Brother to his current status as a successful solo artist and collaborator, Michael McDonald has consistently commanded listeners’ attention throughout his long and storied career. The legendary singer brings his wealth of experience, singular artistry, and distinctive voice to "Soundstage."

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Episode 3 Preview | The Summit

Pop and jazz fusion vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer is one of the most celebrated a cappella groups in history, with 10 Grammys to their name. They have performed with a cornucopia of the biggest names in music - now including the innovative R&B and gospel a cappella group Take 6. "Soundstage" brings together these two wildly talented ensembles for the very first time.

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Episode 2 Preview | Katharine McPhee

In this jazz-filled installment of "Soundstage," Katharine McPhee gets the spotlight to herself (with a little help from her friends David Foster, Eric Benet, and Frederic Yonnet) performing selections from her fifth studio album, "I Fall In Love Too Easily." Audiences across America will fall in love very easily with this "Soundstage" performance.

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The Summit “Straighten Up and Fly Right”

Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 take to Soundstage to perform The King Cole Trios’ hit single “Straighten Up and Fly Right.” The vocal combinations in this arrangement, with the assistance of some well-rehearsed scatting, were pivotal in reaching the Jazz and Reggae feel of the song.

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RSO “Making History”

Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and singer/guitarist Orianthi make their Soundstage debut as RSO, with a performance of the title song from their latest EP, “Making History.”

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Michael McDonald “Sweet Freedom”

Former Doobie Brother Michael McDonald returns to Soundstage to play songs from his new solo album Wide Open, as well as perform the hits that catapulted his career, like “Sweet Freedom."

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Tom Jones | It's Not Unusual

The iconic Tom Jones performs his record-shattering hit “It’s Not Unusual” in this upbeat clip from WTTW’s Soundstage, direct from Grainger Studio.

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Episode 4 Preview | Old Dominion

The breakthrough country band brings their old-fashioned country charm, lyrical wit and rock ’n’ roll grit to Soundstage. Clever lyrics, genre-busting arrangements, innovative instrumentations and finger-popping melodies make them a group to watch.

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Blondie | One Way or Another

Debbie Harry and Blondie bring their eclectic mix of pop, rock and punk sounds to Soundstage, performing hit “One Way or Another” in this electrifying performance.

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Episode 3 Preview | Blondie

Debbie Harry and Blondie bring their eclectic mix of pop, rock and punk sounds to Soundstage, performing hits such as “The Tide Is High,” “One Way or Another” and “Heart of Glass” in this electrifying performance.

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Episode 5 Preview | Regina Spektor

Experience the artistry of award-winning singer-songwriter Regina Spektor (writer/performer, “Orange Is the New Black” theme). Hear beloved songs from her new album, "Remember Us to Life," in this Soundstage concert taped in WTTW’s Grainger Studio.

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Jon Secada | Just Another Day

Latin superstar Jon Secada, who began his three-decade career with Gloria and Emilio Estefan, returns to his Havana roots for Soundstage performing one of his wildly popular hits, “Just Another Day.”

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Episode 2 Preview | Jon Secada

Latin superstar Jon Secada, who began his three-decade career with Gloria and Emilio Estefan, returns to his Havana roots for Soundstage with a thrilling tribute to Cuban legend Benny More, and his own wildly popular hits.

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Season 10 Preview

Catch a preview of Season 10 as Soundstage returns with an eclectic season of musical performances that will have you rocking all night long! Clips include intimate performances by a cross-genre roster of artists, including music legends Bad Company, Jon Secada and Blondie; as well as newcomers Old Dominion and encore broadcasts featuring new stars Jason Isbell and Regina Spektor.

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First Look

Paul Rodgers and Bad Company perform their smash hits, including “Can’t Get Enough,” “Bad Company” and “Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy” at Grainger Studio in Chicago for an audience of devoted fans.

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