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TeleFund 2023 features musical performances from Elvis, Celine Dion, Billy Joel and more!


TeleFund 2023 features musical performances from Elvis, Celine Dion, Billy Joel and more!

For Release: 02/17/23 2:09 PM

KET’s TeleFund 2023 event begins March 4 and features a variety of special concerts and musical performances from such artists as Elvis, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, Little Feat, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more!Throughout TeleFund, which runs from March 4 to March 12, viewers can support KET by calling in their pledge to (800) 866-0366 or visiting  

Highlights of TeleFund 2023 include:

Elvis Presley: ’68 Comeback Special   
In June of 1968, Elvis recorded his first television special in Burbank, Cal., a performance credited with saving his career and showcasing some of the best music of his life.
KET Saturday, March 4 • 7/6 pm
KET2 Friday, March 10 • 9:30/8:30 pm

Billy Joel: Live at Yankee Stadium  
Join the Piano Man for his legendary 1990 concert recorded live at the historic stadium in the Bronx.
KET Saturday, March 4 • 8:30/7:30 pm
KET2 Thursday, March 9 • 8:30/7:30 pm

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP:  Accomplice Live!  
Called the world’s greatest living guitarist, music icon Tommy Emmanuel hits the stage in an explosion of country, rock, blues, and bluegrass.
KET Saturday, March 4 • 10:30/9:30 pm
KET2 Sunday, March 5 • 7/6 pm

The Seven Ages of Elvis  
This film delves deeply into the life and world of Elvis, exploring why Elvis became an even bigger phenomenon after his death.
KET Monday, March 6 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Tuesday, March 7 • 12:30 am/11:30 pm

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – The Hits, The History & Dirt Does Dylan
The band plays the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, performing Bob Dylan songs as hits from their album Will the Circle Be Unbroken.
KET Monday, March 6 • 10/9 pm
KET2 Thursday, March 9 • 7/6 pm

Celine Dion: Taking Chances World Tour – The Concert  
Surrounded by musicians and dancers for this state-of-the-art concert production, Celine performs her greatest hits on stage.  
KET Tuesday, March 7 • 8/7 pm

Little Feat: Celebrating Waiting for Columbus at The Ryman
In honor of the 45th anniversary of Waiting for Columbus, Little Feat pays tribute to the legendary live album, joined by some very special guests.
KET Wednesday, March 8 • 8/7 pm
KET Saturday, March 4 • 7/6 pm

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Elizabeth Greenfield
Director of Marketing and Communications