Source: AXS TV
AXS TV gives thanks for great music this November, with a cornucopia of classic concerts, documentaries, tributes and more, airing every weekend as part of the network’s ‘Saturday Stack’ programming. Bruce Springsteen kicks things off on November 3, blazing through a career-spanning set that includes “Darkness On The Edge Of Town,” “Badlands,” “Dancing In The Dark,” and “Born To Run” in Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Live In Barcelona at 12pE & 5:30pE. Then, The Boss’ biggest fans discuss the influence of his music on their lives in Springsteen & I at 3pE & 8:30pE; and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt recalls the proudest moments of his career on The Big Interview at 4:30pE.
Spend the day with a crop of cowboy crooners on November 10, starting at 1pE as Country stars Kenny Chesney, Wynona Judd, Randy Travis and more come together to celebrate George Jones in George Jones: 50 Years Of Hits. Next, Keith Urban discusses his road to fame on The Big Interview at 3pE; Dierks Bentley has a homecoming for the ages in Dierks Bentley Live From The Ryman Auditorium at 4pE; and Toby Keith shares his secret to success on The Big Interview at 5pE. Then, Tim McGraw delivers a hit-packed set at 6pE; followed by an evening with George Jones at 7pE. The night ends with Alan Jackson in the intimate profile Small Town Southern Man at 9pE, and rolling into Colorado in the special 25THAnniversary event Alan Jackson: Keepin’ It Country – Live At Red Rocks at 10:45pE.
Saturday Stack honors folk heroes Joan Baez & Bob Dylan on November 17, opening with a star-studded salute to Dylan featuring performances by Neil Young, Stevie Wonder, George Harrison, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, and more in Bob Dylan: The 30TH Anniversary Concert Celebration at 9aE & 3pE; and Dylan collaborators The Band reflect on their sophomore masterpiece in Classic Albums: The Band at 12pE & 6pE. Next, Joan Baez discusses her romance with Dylan and her decision to stop touring on The Big Interview at 1pE; before taking the stage to perform “Diamonds & Rust,” “Lily Of The West” and more at 2pE & 7pE. Then, experience the peace and love movement in Summer Of Love 1967 at 8pE; followed by Martin Scorsese’s chronicle of Dylan’s early years in No Direction Home: Bob Dylan at 9pE.
And, on November 24, Saturday Stack pays tribute to the late icons who changed music forever, beginning with a deeply personal look at reggae pioneer Bob Marley in the 2012 documentary Marley at 9aE. Next, at 12pE, head into the studio for a look at one of Jimi Hendrix’s most ambitious works in Classic Albums – Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland; then, explore the incredible lives, tragic ends, and enduring impacts of music’s most important artists in The Day The Rock Star Died, featuring Jimi Hendrix at 1pE, Janis Joplin at 1:30pE, Whitney Houston at 2pE, and Jim Morrison at 2:30pE; and surviving members of The Doors discuss the band’s seminal self-titled debut in Classic Albums – The Doors at 3pE.
The day continues with a pair of specials dedicated to the Man In Black, featuring The Day The Rock Star Died: Johnny Cash at 4pE, and an all-star tribute with performances by Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson and more in We Walk The Line: A Celebration Of The Music Of Johnny Cash at 4:30pE. Then, the King Of Rock and the King Of Pop reign again in Classic Albums – Elvis Presley at 6pE, The Day The Rock Star Died: Elvis Presley at 7pE, and The Day The Rock Star Died: Michael Jackson at 7:30pE. And soulful songstresses shine in Rock Legends: Amy Winehouse at 8pE, and The Day The Rock Star Died: Janis Joplin at 8:30pE. The block concludes with Tom Petty’s hometown return, rocking Gainesville in an unforgettable set featuring “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” and duets with Stevie Nicks in Tom Petty – Live From Gatorville at 9pE, and The Day The Rock Star Died: Tom Petty at 11:10pE; followed by encore presentations of We Walk The Line at 11:40pE, The Day The Rock Star Died: Johnny Cash at 1:10aE, Rock Legends: Amy Winehouse at 1:40aE, and The Day The Rock Star Died: Michael Jackson at 2:10aE.
Schedules at a Glance
Saturday, November 3 – Born in the USA
- 12pE – “Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live in Barcelona”
- 3pE – “Springsteen & I”
- 4:30pE – “The Big Interview” – Steven Van Zandt”
- 5:30pE – “Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live in Barcelona”
- 8:30pE – “Springsteen & I”
Saturday, November 10 – Country Gentlemen
- 1pE – “George Jones 50 Years of Hits”
- 3pE – “The Big Interview” – Keith Urban
- 4pE – “Dierks Bentley Live From The Ryman Auditorium”
- 5pE – “The Big Interview” – Toby Keith
- 6pE – “Tim McGraw”
- 7pE – “George Jones”
- 9pE – “Alan Jackson: Small Town Southern Man”
- 10:45pE – “Alan Jackson: Keepin’ It Country – Live At Red Rocks”
Saturday, November 17 – Joan Baez & Bob Dylan
- 9aE – “Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration”
- 12pE – “ Classic Albums : The Band”
- 1pE – “The Big Interview” – Joan Baez
- 2pE – “Joan Baez”
- 3pE – “Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration”
- 6pE – “Classic Albums: The Band”
- 7pE – “Joan Baez”
- 8pE – “Summer of Love 1967”
- 9pE – “No Direction Home: Bob Dylan”
Saturday, November 24 – Tributes
- 12pE – “Classic Albums: Jimi Hendrix”
- 1pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Jimi Hendrix
- 1:30pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Janis Joplin
- 2pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Whitney Houston
- 2:30pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Jim Morrison
- 3pE – “Classic Albums: The Doors: The Doors”
- 4pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Johnny Cash
- 4:30pE – “We Walk The Line: A Celebration Of The Music Of Johnny Cash”
- 6pE – “Classic Albums: Elvis Presley: Elvis Presley”
- 7pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Elvis Presley
- 7:30pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Michael Jackson
- 8pE – “Rock Legends: Amy Winehouse”
- 8:30pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Janis Joplin
- 9pE – “Tom Petty – Live from Gatorville”
- 11:10pE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Tom Petty
- 11:40pE – “We Walk The Line: A Celebration Of The Music Of Johnny Cash”
- 1:10aE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Johnny Cash
- 1:40aE – “Rock Legends: Amy Winehouse”
- 2:10aE – “The Day The Rock Star Died” – Michael Jackson
About AXS TV
AXS TV was created in 2012 by entrepreneur Mark Cuban in conjunction with AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and CBS. Since its founding, the network has established itself as the premier destination for classic rock content, delivering an eclectic programming roster that includes original series such as The Big Interview With Dan Rather, Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, and Real Money, as well as unprecedented music festival coverage, hard-hitting mixed martial arts events, and a slate of acclaimed documentaries and iconic concerts from some of music’s most influential artists. Since 2013, AXS TV has served as the exclusive North American home of the hit singing competition The X Factor UK, bringing the fan-favorite series stateside for the first time ever. The network is also the U.S. home of the popular New Japan Pro Wrestling and WOW-Women Of Wrestling promotions and Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) and CES MMA. AXS TV is currently available nationally in the United States and parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. For a list of providers, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv. Follow AXS TV on Facebook,Twitter @axstv; Instagram; and YouTube. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.
AXS TV Presents Cornucopia of Features of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and More Every Saturday in November!
Source: Guitar International Magazine