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LIVE AT THE BELLY UP: Squirrel Nut Zippers

Squirrel Nut Zippers
The Belly Up and Tim Powell
Squirrel Nut Zippers

Premieres Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, May 30 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with PBS Video App

On tonight’s episode, a special Belly Up road show takes us to Music Box in Little Italy for Squirrel Nut Zippers. The Chapel Hill North band celebrates the 25th anniversary of their album “Inevitable” featuring delta blues, gypsy jazz, folk music and more. Featuring songs “Happy Days are Here Again,” “Lover’s Lane,” “Good Enough for Grandad,” “Hell” and more.

Squirrel Nut Zippers
The Belly Up and Tim Powell
Squirrel Nut Zippers

Full set list:

  • "Happy Days are Here Again"
  • "Lover’s Lane"
  • "Good Enough for Granddad"
  • "Wash Jones"
  • "You’re Driving Me Crazy"
  • "La Grippe"
  • "The Suits are Picking Up the Bill"
  • "Memphis Exorcism"
  • "It Ain’t You"
  • "She’s Ballin’"
  • "Animule Ball"
  • "Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You"
  • "Hell"
  • "Prince Nez"
  • "Plenty More"

San Diego has long been known as a hotbed of great musical talent. What's more, San Diego is home to one of the best music venues on the West Coast. Since 1974, the Belly Up has been featuring great local bands from their stage, including Thievery Corporation, Ziggy Marley, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and more.

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LIVE AT THE BELLY UP returns with 5 new episodes starting May 6: Fridays at 11 p.m. with an encore Mondays at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2. Episodes will be available on demand after broadcast. Watch seasons 1 - 7 on demand now!

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A co-production between The Belly Up and Tim Powell. The Belly Up opened in Solana Beach, California, in 1974 with only a couple of mics and no stage. Over the years it became a frequent stop for legends like John Lee Hooker, Etta James, and BB King. Tim Powell is an internationally recognized, Emmy award-winning filmmaker, and professor at the SDSU School of Television Theatre and Film. He produces the concert series LIVE AT THE BELLY UP working with his advanced students as his crew.