- 15 Dec 20
The concerts include Queen and Amy Winehouse.
TG4 will air several exciting late-night concerts, beginning on December 21st with Alanis Morrisette and ending on January 2nd with Queen. The concerts will air between the hours of 11pm and 1am each night. Check out the full schedule below.
Alanis Morrisette Live at Montreux, 21st December 00:40
On 2 July 2012 Alanis Morissette returned to Montreux as part of her Guardian Angel Tour in support of her new album "Havoc And Bright Lights". It was her third appearance at the festival. The set showcased a number of tracks from the new album (at that point still to be released) alongside classic tracks from across her career. This is Alanis Morissette live at her very best.
Amy Winehouse Live in London, 22nd December 00:15
Hot from her triumph at the 2007 Brit Awards where she won Best British Female and her Ivor Novello award for Best Contemporary Song - 'Rehab', Amy Winehouse performed live at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. This amazing concert featured songs from her hit album, 'Back To Black', and 2003's Mercury Music Prize nominated album, 'Frank'. Featuring songs such as: Tears Dry On Their Own, Rehab, Back To Black and many more.
Elvis Costello & The Imposters Live, December 23rd 00:50
The definitive documentary of Elvis Costello's celebrated Spinning Wheel tour, recorded over a 2-night stand at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, shows which The Los Angeles Times said were the kind of uniquely invigorating experience that warrants a buzzword all its own: inspiring. Costello once again allowed his set-list to be chosen by The Spectacular Spinning Songbook, a monumental gameshow type wheel spun by select fans and featuring songs from renditions of his own hits, rarities and unexpected covers including Alison, (What's So Funny Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding and Out Of Time.
Dusty Springfield Live, Christmas Eve 00:10
Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in 1979, this film captures Britain's greatest pop diva at the height of her career. The Show Packed with hits from across Dusty's Career including 'I Only Want To Be With You', 'Wishin and Hopin', 'The Look Of Love', 'Son of A Preacher Man' and many more, delivered with all the glitz and panache that were her trademark.
Rory Gallagher Live at Montreux, December 28th 00:25
Legendary Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher played the renowned Montreux Festival on five occasions, spanning his breakthrough years in the mid-1970s right up to the year before his tragic premature death at the age of 47 in 1995. This classic 1975 performance features Rory at the height of his powers, including classics such as Tattoo'd Lady, Cradle Rock and Laundromat.
John Denver Rocky Mountain High December 29th 00:45
This unique concert in Japan sees audiences who were not fluent in English who had no problem singing along with the hits, Rocky Mountain High, Sunshine on my Shoulders and especially Take Me Home Country Roads. The music transcended language barriers and connected with people regardless of cultural backgrounds. John came to Japan to communicate his unique message to a foreign land. He was moved by the popularity of his music and by the response he received regarding the message of his music.
The Doors at the Hollywood Bowl, December 30th 01:00
On the 5 July 1968 The Doors took to the stage of the Hollywood Bowl for a concert that has since passed into legend. The Doors were performing on the back of their 3rd album release "Waiting For The Sun" and the US No.1 single "Hello, I Love You". They had been honing their live performances over the previous 2 years and were on absolute peak form. Now for the first time the original film footage from the Hollywood Bowl has been digitally scanned and restored to present the show better and more complete than it's ever been seen before. This is now the definitive edition of this famous performance.
Chic live at Montreux, New Year's Eve 01:00
Closing out the 2004 Montreux Jazz Festival, Nile Rodgers & Chic end on a high note. Jamming on some of their most memorable funk and disco hits: Dance Dance Dance, Le Freak, and Good Times, including a medley of songs originally performed by Diana Ross and Sister Sledge: I'm Coming Out, Upside Down, He's The Greatest Dance and We Are Family.
Van Morrison: Live at Montreux 1980, New Year's Day 23:35
Singer, songwriter and musical maestro Van Morrison came to Montreux in 1980 to play a very special show. Leading his accomplished live band to spellbinding effect, this performance includes his most loved hit Moondance amongst many other of his greats.
Queen Rock the World, January 2nd 01:05
Behind the scenes archive documentary following Queen's Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon as they record their sixth album, "News of the World", and embark on a ground breaking tour of North America. Filmed by BBC presenter Bob Harris in 1977, but never completed, the footage has now been carefully restored and compiled to mark the album's 40th anniversary. Featuring previously unseen material and interviews, the band can be seen rehearsing and then performing on the tour that established them as global superstars.