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This Week of AXS TV Concerts April 7th through 12th

This Week of AXS TV Concerts April 7th through 12th

AXS TV, the premier cable channel for music programming, gives viewers the best seat in the house with a fresh slate of classic concerts—airing daily at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT and 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. The lineup for Tuesday, April 7th through Sunday, April 12 goes country with a heartfelt tribute to genre trailblazer Kenny Rogers putting the spotlight on two star-studded specials featuring appearances and performances by Rogers, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson; as well as a week-long country music block saluting genre heavyweights Toby KeithAlan JacksonTravis TrittMerle Haggard, and Trisha Yearwood, among others. And AXS TV sets sail with a Yacht Rock marathon celebrating the smooth sounds of contemporary captains including Michael McDonaldSteve WinwoodKenny Loggins, and Chicago. The following list has been carefully curated, offering hit-packed concerts, in-depth interviews, insightful documentaries, and more for those music connoisseurs craving the magic that only live performances can provide. Sit down, tune in, and rock out!

 

MOVIES TO WATCH THIS WEEK

Additionally, AXS TV brings the ultimate cinematic experience home with a blockbuster roster of acclaimed classics and modern favorites headlined by Clint Eastwood as a Texas Ranger on the trail of escaped convict Kevin Costner in A Perfect World (Wed., April 8 at 9 p.m. ET); and Dustin Hoffman as a streetwise con man who helps small town hustler Jon Voight navigate life in the Big Apple in the three-time Oscar®-winning drama Midnight Cowboy (Fri., April 10 at 7:20 p.m. ET).

Tuesday, April 7

12:00 p.m.        Kenny, Dolly And Willie: Something Inside So Strong (Encore Broadcast)

 

1:05 p.m.          Travis Tritt

Country music chart-topper Travis Tritt performs classics such as “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Great Day.”

 

5:00 p.m.          Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton, one of the most successful rock stars of the ’70s, gives a thrilling live performance of classics like “Show Me The Way,” “Baby I Love Your Way,” “Wind of Change” and “I Don’t Need No Doctor.”

 

1:00 a.m.          John Mayer With Special Guest Buddy Guy, Part One

John Mayer’s soulful lyrics, convincing vocals, and guitar virtuosity have gained him worldwide fans and Grammy® Awards. John serenades the audience with hits like “Neon,” “Daughters” and “Your Body is a Wonderland”. Buddy Guy joins him in this special performance and takes on the classic “Feels Like Rain”.

 

Wednesday, April 8 

1:05 p.m.          Trace Adkins

Long time country star Trace Adkins hits the stage to perform new and past favorites like “Chrome” and “Every Light In The House”.

 

5:00 p.m.          Michael McDonald with Special Guests

Music legend Michael McDonald takes the stage with an all-star line-up of friends including Ashford & Simpson and Doobie Brothers, Patrick Simmons and Tom Johnston.

 

6:05 p.m.          Kenny Loggins and Friends

This unforgettable night brings Kenny Loggins together with some of his greatest collaborators, with appearances and performances by Jim Messina, David Foster, Thundercat, Blue Sky Riders, and Georgia Middleman & Gary Burr.

 

9:00 p.m.          *MOVIE* – A Perfect World

Two convicts escape from prison, all while a Texas Ranger is hot on their trail. The film stars Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood and Laura Dern.

 

Thursday, April 9

12:00 p.m.        Kenny And Dolly: Real Love (Encore Broadcast)

 

5:00 p.m.          Chicago: Greatest Hits

Soft Rock revolutionaries Chicago put their windy city sound on full display in a lively evening of hits featuring influential staples such as “Saturday In The Park,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” and “If You Leave Me Now,” among others.

 

6:40 p.m.          REO Speedwagon Live

Take a trip to the Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse, NY, as fan-favorites REO Speedwagon rock the crowd with a hit-heavy set featuring “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Take It On The Run,” “Keep On Loving You,” and more.

 

Friday, April 10

12:00 p.m.        Trisha Yearwood

Country songstress Trisha Yearwood performs songs including “How Do I Live,” and “XXX’s and OOO’s.”

 

5:00 p.m.          Steve Winwood Live

Blues rock trailblazer Steve Winwood brings his signature sound to the scenic Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA for a soulful set that includes “Gimme Some Lovin’,” “Higher Love,” and “Fly,” among others

 

7:20 p.m.          *MOVIE* – Midnight Cowboy

A Texan cowboy moves to New York City to make a living as a Park Avenue male prostitute.  Not long after arriving, he runs into a homeless con artist.  They combine their forces and try to strike it rich together. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight and Sylvia Miles.

 

Sunday, April 5

12:00 p.m.        Kenny, Dolly And Willie: Something Inside So Strong (Encore Broadcast)

 

1:00 p.m.          An Intimate Evening with Willie and Merle

An unparalleled concert experience, An Intimate Evening with Willie and Merle offers a front row seat for an exclusive collaborative performance by beloved music icons, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard. The program gives fans an unprecedented glimpse into poignant moments shared by Willie and Merle toward the end of Haggard’s life: documenting their time spent at Austin, Texas leading recording facility, Arlyn Studios where they recorded their final collaborative album, the acclaimed Django & Jimmie; plus a stunning live show that became one of the pair’s last ever joint performances.

 

2:05 p.m.          Willie Nelson

Legendary icon Willie Nelson has continued to be an enduring and compelling presence in music by mixing folk, blues, and country and western and this performance will not disappoint. Catch long-time favorites from his first-ever bluegrass album, as well as others like “Freight Train Boogie,” “Whiskey River” and “Dark as a Dungeon.”

 

4:10 p.m.          Plain Spoken: John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp’s career in music, spanning more than 42 years, has seen him transition from pop star to one of the most highly regarded songwriters of a generation.  Filmed at the landmark Chicago Theatre, just 250 miles away from his upbringing in Indiana, this stunning cinematic concert film captures John with his full band, along with special guest Carlene Carter, performing his most cherished songs. “Small Town,” “Minutes to Memories,” “Pop Singer,” “Longest Days,” “The Full Catastrophe,” “Rain on the Scarecrow,” “Paper in Fire,” “Authority Song,” “Pink Houses” and “Cherry Bomb” are some of the gems found on this spectacular concert film.

 

5:50 p.m.          Dave Matthews Band Weekend on the Rocks

The Dave Matthews Band performs at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in front of die-hard fans. As a final stop in their tour, this show features the hits “Crash Into Me,” “Dream Girl” and a show-stopping “Louisiana Bayou.”

 

9:00 p.m.          Best of Farm Aid 2019-PREMIERE

AXS TV celebrates the best of Farm Aid 2019 with a special two-and-a-half-hour concert event. Highlights Include Bonnie Raitt’s performance of “Devil Got My Woman”—previously unseen in the original AXS TV broadcast, as well as sets by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Tanya Tucker, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real.

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