AXS TV acquires all-star ‘The Song’ series

Music’s biggest names perform & discuss their biggest hits each week

AXS TV has announced that it has acquired all ten episodes from season one of the nationally syndicated music series The Song – Recorded Live @TGL Farms from Tupelo Honey & Oswald Entertainment Group. Hosted by Nashville mainstays Krista Marie and Damien Horne, the star-studded artist profile series makes its AXS TV debut on Thursday, July 9th at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT.

Executive produced by music and TV industry veterans Marc Oswald, Cary Glotzer and Director Trey Fanjoy, The Song – Recorded Live @TGL Farms gives viewers an innovative and in-depth look at the full story behind some of the biggest songs in rock, pop, country, hip hop and more, as told by the groundbreaking legends who wrote and recorded them. Each half-hour episode puts the spotlight on a different chart-topping artist, as they head to the picturesque TGL Farms located near Nashville in Hendersonville, TN, to reflect on the inspiration, creative process, and meaning that fuels their most popular hits, before taking the stage for an intimate performance in front of a live audience. The series kicks off with the genre bending best-selling country duo Big & Rich on July 9th, who discuss and perform their fan-favorite hit “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy),” as well as their heartfelt military tribute “8th Of November” and the raucous anthem “Rollin’ (The Ballad Of Big & Rich)” with Cowboy Troy.

Other highlights include funk master CeeLo Green performing his signature GRAMMY-winning singles “Crazy,” “Forget You” and “Purple Heart Soldier of Love” airing July 16th; rock icon Rick Springfield performing his GRAMMY winners “Jessie’s Girl,” “Love Somebody” and “Don’t Talk To Strangers” with The Sisterhood Band on July 23rd; celebrated R&B quartet All-4-One performing the GRAMMY winner “I Swear” and “I Can Love You Like That” with songwriters Frank Myers and Gary Baker and “Chariots” on July 30th; beloved country band Lonestar performing “Amazed” and “I’m Already There,” as well as “Your Mama Don’t Dance” with multi-talented music trailblazer Jim Messina on August 6th; Sublime With Rome front man Rome Ramirez and reggae rock group Dirty Heads blaze through “Lay Me Down,” before performing acoustic renditions of “Lights On” and “Santeria” on August 13th; country superstar Travis Tritt delivers a rare acoustic set featuring “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive,” “Anymore,” and “Here’s A Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)” on August 20th; influential folk hero Don McLean performs timeless classics “American Pie,” “Vincent” and “Castles In The Air” on August 27th; and country’s vocal powerhouse songstress Gretchen Wilson performs roaring favorites including GRAMMY winning “Redneck Woman,” “Here For The Party” and “Whiskey And My Bible” on September 3rd.

The Song – Recorded Live @TGL Farms closes out with an hour long special on September 10th with co-host CeeLo Green highlighting the best moments and outstanding performances from across the season.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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