Christmas Eve and Christmas Day full of holiday programming
Heart, Faith Hill, Richard Marx, Jennifer Nettles and more will bring Christmas cheer to AXS TV viewers this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The network has a sleigh-full of classic Yuletide concerts lined up beginning Monday, December 24th at 10 am ET with Heart & Friends: Home For The Holidays. The special features the duo sisters performing unconventional favorites such as “Santa’s Going South,” “Remember Christmas,” and “Ring Them Bells,” with Sammy Hagar, Shawn Colvin, Pat Monahan, and Richard Marx in Seattle.
Next, Christmas goes country as Jennifer Nettles performs “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” “O Holy Night,” and “Merry Christmas With Love” in Band Against Cancer Presents Jennifer Nettles: ‘Tis The Season at 11 am ET; followed by country superstar Faith Hill’s powerhouse set featuring “Holly, Jolly Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and more, backed by a 31 piece orchestra, a choir, and a big band in Faith Hill – Joy To The World at noon ET.
The block continues with chart-topping crooner Rod Stewart’s soulful night of holiday hits featuring “We Three Kings,” “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!,” “Silver Bells” and more, with Michael Bublé, Cee-Lo Green, and Mary J. Blige in Rod Stewart: Merry Christmas, Baby at 1 pm ET & 6:15 pm ET. Then, metal mainstays Twisted Sister rock Sin City with wicked renditions of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” in A Twisted Christmas: Live In Vegas at 2 pm ET & 7:15 pm ET; followed by Brian Setzer’s swingin’ spin on beloved standards such as “The Nutcracker Suite,” “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch,” and “Baby It’s Cold Outside” in The Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks! at 3:15 pm ET; and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s visionary tale of a young runaway’s magical journey home in Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve at 5:15 pm ET.
Close out the night with the First Family of Rock n’ Roll, as the music profile series Rock Legends explores the enduring legacy of The Beach Boys at 8:30 pm ET; followed by an in-depth look at the band’s incredible career —from their meteoric rise in 1961 to the death of Dennis Wilson in 1983, packed with rare home footage and unforgettable performances — in the 1985 documentary The Beach Boys: An American Band at 9 pm ET.
AXS TV will have viewers rockin’ in a winter wonderland on Christmas Day, providing the perfect soundtrack for the Christmas festivities with an all-day marathon featuring Rod Stewart: Merry Christmas, Baby at 10 am ET & 6:15 pm ET; The Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks! at 11 am ET & 7:15 pm ET; Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve at 1 pm ET & 9:15 pm ET; Band Against Cancer Presents Jennifer Nettles: ‘Tis The Season at 2 pm ET & 10:15 pm ET; Faith Hill – Joy To The World at 3 pm ET & 11:15 pm ET; Heart & Friends: Home For The Holidays at 4 pm ET; and A Twisted Christmas: Live In Vegas at 5 pm ET.trans_siberian
Author: Buddy Iahn
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