What to Watch: 3 music films showcasing backstage stories and live performances

What to Watch: 3 music films showcasing backstage stories and live performances

The ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app have plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from, including original productions and archival content.

This week we’re showcasing music films that will take you behind the scenes, onstage and into the crowd.

As always, you can watch the following list of features online or on the ALL ARTS app wherever you may stream. For more music programming, be sure to check out our rock marathon on the ALL ARTS broadcast channel Aug. 1.

Chuck Berry

This hour-long documentary from “In Their Own Words” melds interviews and archival footage to explore the life and music of rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry.


On the Road

How do you capture the free-flowing energy of a live concert? In this entry into the “Icon: Music Through the Lens” series, photographers recount the thrill of being on the road with bands and how they approach conveying one medium through another.


Khalid / Mac DeMarco

Singer-songwriter Khalid and indie rocker Mac DeMarco take the “Austin City Limits” stage in this performance from 2018. Khalid performs from “American Teen,” and DeMarco shares tracks from “This Old Dog.”