March music specials highlight classic favorites and new stars

Tune in March for music specials celebrating artists from the Bee Gees to Andrea Bocelli to Celtic Woman and beyond.

For the full schedule, go to our TV Schedule page and use the schedule tool or scroll down to the monthly schedule PDFs for March.

Saturday, March 3

“An Evening with Lucia Micarelli” at 7 p.m. – New
A superb classical musician, Micarelli is recognized throughout the world for her performances with Josh Groban, Chris Botti and Jethro Tull, as well as for her starring role on the HBO series “Treme.” These diverse influences come together in a musical map that spans from classical to jazz to traditional fiddle music and Americana. Between songs, Micarelli provides insight into her music as well as a behind-the-scenes look at her 2009 near-career-ending accident and her recovery. Micarelli will even visit Arizona PBS’ studios for the evening. Get tickets to see Lucia perform at Chandler Center for the Arts in October, or get the CD/DVD set.

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” at 8:30 p.m.
The first feature-length documentary authorized by The Beatles since 1970, “Eight Days a Week” features rare and never-before-seen archival concert footage and interviews, plus new interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and numerous prominent observers. Experience the exhilaration of The Beatles’ phenomenal rise to fame, as well as the toll it eventually took on the band members, prompting them to stop touring altogether in August 1966 and devote their energies to the series of ground-breaking studio recordings. (Also Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m.) Read more about this documentary and the period it details and get your own copy of “Eight Days a Week” and other Beatles goodies.

Monday, March 5

“Jimmy Buffett: Buried Treasure” at 9 p.m. – New
Explore the beginning of Buffett’s career – his “pre-beach” years – in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, where his earliest recordings have been unearthed and restored, and are being released for the first time. Early demos, great stories and in-concert performances bring Buffett’s musical roots to life. Get the CD/DVD set.

Tuesday, March 6

“Folk Legends: Isn’t That a Time!” at 8:30 p.m.
Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best. (Also Wednesday, March 7, at 1 a.m.) Get the CD/DVD set.

Wednesday, March 7

“Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special” at 7 p.m.
Hear the international superstar and his special guests in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join Bocelli and host Chad Smith for an up close and personal tour and of the tenor’s villa in Tuscany as well as the city of Florence with mayor Dario Nardella. Get tickets to see Andrea perform live at Talking Stick Resort Arena in December.

“Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers at the Fonda Theater” at 8:30 p.m. – New
In May 2015, the Rolling Stones performed their entire “Sticky Fingers” album live in concert for the first and so far only time in their career. The show celebrated the album’s reissue and was the opening night of the band’s “Zip Code” tour of North America. The intimate setting of Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre made this an incredibly special occasion. (Also Thursday, March 8, at 10:30 p.m.) Get the CD/DVD set.

Friday, March 9

“Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30” at 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of an iconic concert featuring Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J. D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits and Jennifer Warnes. (Also Wednesday, March 14, at 10 p.m.) Get the CD/DVD set.

Saturday, March 10

“Doo Wop Generations” at 7:30 p.m. – New
Celebrate the new generation of Doo Wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Enjoy these special performances alongside stories about the original Doo Wop singers — their triumphs, challenges and eternal love for this music — and inspirational recollections from friends and loved ones. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more. Read more here or get the CD/DVD set.

Sunday, March 11

“Celtic Thunder X” at 7 p.m. – New
The Celtic Thunder phenomenon began ten years ago when a group of talented Irish lads made their debut on public television. Celebrate the group’s anniversary with singers Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Neil Byrne, Michael O’Dwyer and Emmet Cahill and their 8-piece band in this dynamic new concert special. Get tickets to see Celtic Thunder perform at Mesa Arts Center in November, or get the CD/DVD set.

“The Bee Gees One for All Tour – Live in Australia 1989” at 9 p.m. – New
Recorded live in Melbourne, Australia in November 1989, this concert film features the Gibb brothers performing tracks from as far back as their 1966 breakthrough hit “Spicks and Specks” through their classic ‘70s and ‘80s songs. Get the CD/DVD set.

Monday, March 12

“Celtic Woman – Homecoming: Ireland” at 7 p.m. – New
Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland’s centuries-old heritage in this live concert filmed in Dublin. Celtic Woman combines the country’s finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience. Get tickets to see Celtic Woman perform at Mesa Arts Center in May, or get the CD/DVD set.

“Eric Clapton: Slowhand at 70 – Live at the Royal Albert Hall” at 9 p.m.
Celebrate the legendary guitarist’s 70th birthday with Clapton classics including “Wonderful Tonight,” “Layla” and “Tears in Heaven.” (Also Thursday, March 15, at 1:30 a.m.) Get the CD/DVD set.

Tuesday, March 13

“Last of the Breed” at 7 p.m.
Sing along to this treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes performed by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price during the final performance of their sold out tour in 2007. Get the CD/DVD set.

Wednesday, March 14

“Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again” at 7 p.m.
Join the quintessential Irish crooner, singing partner Mary Duff and special guest Derek Ryan for a concert, filmed in Dublin, featuring traditional Irish tunes, inspirational ballads and timeless standards, along with O’Donnell’s signature hits. Get the CD/DVD set.

“Yanni Live at the Pyramids: The Dream Concert” at 8:30 p.m.
Experience the global music phenomenon as he performs fan favorites and new arrangements of his classic compositions in a spectacular setting. Captured in 4K state-of-the-art high definition, the concert fulfills one of Yanni’s lifelong dreams. Get the CD/DVD set.

Thursday, March 15

“Brit Floyd: The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show” at 7 p.m. – New
Brit Floyd celebrates the amazing musical legacy of Pink Floyd in truly spectacular fashion in front of sell out audiences in Liverpool, Red Rocks and Amsterdam. Get tickets to see Brit Floyd perform at Comerica Theatre in June, or get the CD/DVD set.

Friday, March 16

“Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special” at 7:30 p.m.
Hear the international superstar and his special guests in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join Bocelli and host Chad Smith for an up close and personal tour and of the tenor’s villa in Tuscany as well as the city of Florence with mayor Dario Nardella. Get tickets to see Andrea perform live at Talking Stick Resort Arena in December.

Saturday, March 17

“Celtic Thunder X” at 7:30 p.m.
The Celtic Thunder phenomenon began ten years ago when a group of talented Irish lads made their debut on public television. Celebrate the group’s anniversary with singers Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Neil Byrne, Michael O’Dwyer and Emmet Cahill and their 8-piece band in this dynamic new concert special. Get tickets to see Celtic Thunder perform at Mesa Arts Center in November, or get the CD/DVD set.

“Doo Wop Generations” at 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate the new generation of Doo Wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Enjoy these special performances alongside stories about the original Doo Wop singers — their triumphs, challenges and eternal love for this music — and inspirational recollections from friends and loved ones. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more. Read more here or get the CD/DVD set.

Sunday, March 18

“Celtic Woman – Homecoming: Ireland” at 4 p.m.
Celebrate the timeless emotion of Ireland’s centuries-old heritage in this live concert filmed in Dublin. Celtic Woman combines the country’s finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience. Get tickets to see Celtic Woman perform at Mesa Arts Center in May, or get the CD/DVD set.

“Andrea Bocelli – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special” at 8 p.m.
Hear the international superstar and his special guests in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join Bocelli and host Chad Smith for an up close and personal tour and of the tenor’s villa in Tuscany as well as the city of Florence with mayor Dario Nardella. Get tickets to see Andrea perform live at Talking Stick Resort Arena in December.

“Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers at the Fonda Theater” at 9:30 p.m.
In May 2015, the Rolling Stones performed their entire “Sticky Fingers” album live in concert for the first and so far only time in their career. The show celebrated the album’s reissue and was the opening night of the band’s “Zip Code” tour of North America. The intimate setting of Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre made this an incredibly special occasion. Get the CD/DVD set.

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