Music on TV this week: Caroline Polachek; Michael Stipe; Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish performing on 'Austin City Limits' on PBS - web crop

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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Album of the Week: Drive-By Truckers, 'The Unraveling'

Drive-By Truckers, 'The Unraveling'

Three and a half years since their last album, Drive-By Truckers have returned from their longest break yet. The band that recorded the anthem "Hell No I Ain't Happy," still isn't. On their latest record, the band has become a vital mouthpiece in this complicated world.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Sessions®

Cold War Kids play a stripped-down set in The Current studio

Nathan Willett and Matt Schwartz of Cold War Kids in studio

The year 2020 finds Cold War Kids in a new creative chapter: they've released the first in a planned trilogy of albums titled 'New Age Norms,' and they've dropped an acoustic EP, 'Strings & Keys.' Ahead of their sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett and Matt Schwartz visited The Current studio to play songs and to talk with host Mac Wilson.

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Coffee Break: 2019

Hozier performs in The Current studio

It's the 2019 edition of "The Current's 15 Years in 15 Days." For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from 2019 do you want to hear?

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