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11th & Grant w/ Eric Funk – Philip Aaberg
October 10 @ 10:00pm
‘11th & Grant’ features classic keys & country western this month
MontanaPBS will spotlight more local talent in upcoming episodes of 11th & Grant with Eric Funk, its signature music series. The encore airings will showcase Montana luminary Philip Aaberg and country staple Wylie & the Wild West.
Airing at 10pm on Saturday, October 10th, pianist Philip Aaberg was featured in an early episode of 11th & Grant’s debut season. Born and raised in the Treasure State, Aaberg is a recipient of the Montana Governor’s Award for the Arts and a Grammy Nominee. He brings his magic and charisma to the screen after years of international recognition as a performing and recording artist.
Following at 9pm on Thursday, October 22nd, horseman, singer/songwriter and world famous Yahoo!® yodeler Wylie Gustafson brings his Big Sky spirit straight from the empty sprawl of northern Montana to the stage of 11th & Grant. Wylie & the Wild West showcase their unique rural perspective and the essence of the fourth generation Montana rancher. The episode will air once again on Saturday, Oct. 24th at 9:38pm.
11th & Grant with Eric Funk is the premier outlet for music performance in Montana, seeking out the state’s most acclaimed, accomplished, and pioneering talent. The Emmy®-winning performance series also devotes significant time to each artist’s personal story, insights into their music and their approach to life, ultimately providing a deeper experience than a seat at a concert. Accomplished composer and musician Eric Funk serves as host and artistic director, hand selecting each performer from communities around the state to form a diverse series featuring genres from jazz to classical, country to zydeco, and rock to fusion.
Previous episodes of 11th & Grant are available to stream anytime at www.11thandgrant.com or on the 11th & Grant app. •