NPT’s August Membership Campaign is your opportunity to show your support for Nashville Public Television – and to take advantage of ticket offers and other thank-you gifts! This season’s offerings include concert packages, Nashville Zoo tickets and more. We’ll also have special guests in the studio on live pledge nights, Aug. 22 and 23. Here’s a preview of our special programming this month!
Bonus offer: Make a donation to NPT between Aug. 18 and Sept. 1, 2018, and you’ll be eligible to win a $1,000 VISA gift card. (Sustaining members are automatically entered into the contest.)
Nature programs are popular with NPT viewers, so we are excited to include a few special shows during this month.
Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants, a Nature special, airs Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. Jim Bartoo from the Nashville Zoo will join us live in studio to talk about the park. Thank-you gifts available with your generous donation to NPT include a giraffe stuffed animal and a four-pack of tickets to the Nashville Zoo. For information about the Zoo package, call 844-213-5345.
Voyage of Adventure: Retracing Donelson’s Journey NPT’s original production, returns Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 8:30 p.m. Photographer Guider will join us in the studio to talk about his ambitious endeavor, as well as the many images he shot during the nearly 1,000-mile journey. Thank-you gifts with Voyage of Adventure pledges include Guider’s book The River Inside and a limited edition Guider print from the Donelson project.
See it live
The Tenors – Fan Favorites airs Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 8:30 p.m. These tenors – who are Canadian, in case you’re trying to keep track – will be performing Oct. 29, 2018, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. For information about tickets and meet-&-greet opportunities with your pledge to support NPT, call 844-213-5345.
Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville Special airs Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. Stevens will join us live in our studio for the broadcast; membership thank-you gifts include tickets to the CabaRay in west Nashville. Call 844-213-5345 for ticket information.
Pavlo Live in Kastoria airs Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 8:30 p.m. The Canadian-born Mediterranean guitarist will be live in our studio for our broadcast of his concert recorded in the Greek mountains. Call 844-213-5345 for information about tickets and meet-&-greet opportunities for Pavlo’s Jan. 20, 2019, performance at TPAC.
The Chris Botti Band in Concert, a Great Performances special, re-airs on NPT2 on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 8:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m. As a special thank-you to pledge donors, we’re offering tickets to the trumpeter’s Feb. 14 and 15, 2019, concerts at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. For information about tickets, call 844-213-5345.
Other performance shows and programs about musicians include Grateful Dead – Downhill from Here (Friday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m.) and Dionne Warwick – Then Came You (re-airs on NPT2 on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 7 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 22, at noon).
Remember, donations to NPT at the $60+ level include access to NPT Passport, a member benefit streaming portal featuring on-demand episodes of many past, present and limited-run PBS and NPT shows via your favorite devices. More information about NPT Passport is available at video.wnpt.org/passport/learn-more.
Enjoy this month’s special programming (check our schedule for additional airings) and please support Nashville Public Television.