Sammy Hagar, Hall & Oates, Willie Nelson, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, REO Speedwagon and more are part of the rock and roll celebration.
AXS TV gets the fireworks started with an explosive Fourth of July Red, White and Rock Marathon, celebrating some of the nation’s most beloved artists, on Monday, July 4th starting at 8 am ET / 5 am PT. The patriotic spectacular puts the spotlight on 10 of music’s biggest names, spanning a wide array of eras and genres, as they take the stage to perform some of their most legendary hits.
The day kicks off with southern rock pioneer John Fogerty at 8 am ET, as he blazes through an energetic set loaded with Creedence Clearwater Revival classics, as well as hits from his successful solo career. Next, “Surrender” to the sounds of fan-favorite rock trio Cheap Trick at 9:05 am ET; followed by hit-making pop duo Daryl Hall & John Oates – Live In Dublin at 10:10 am ET. Head south of the border with the Red Rocker in Sammy Hagar and Friends Annual Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash at 12 pm ET, featuring appearances by Emeril Lagasse, Guy Fieri, Michael Anthony, Denny Carmassi, and Alex Gonzalez, among others. Then, heavy metal masters rock the world-famous Download Festival in Aerosmith – Live In Donington at 1:35 pm ET.
The hits keep coming at 3:35 pm ET, as progressive rock mainstays invade Sin City in Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas. Hit the road with Matchbox Twenty, as the pop rock heroes bring their signature hits to Australia, North and South America, Europe, and Asia in Matchbox Twenty Live North at 4:35 pm ET; and country music superstar Willie Nelson brings his “Workin’ Man Blues” to the world’s largest honkytonk in Willie Nelson – Live At Billy Bob’s Texas at 6:05 pm ET. The night comes to a close with a double dose of rock n’ roll royalty in Chicago And REO Speedwagon: Live At Red Rocks at 11 pm ET, bookended by episodes of AXS TV’s original series Nothing Buy Trailers at 8 pm ET and 12:30 am ET, respectively.
Author: Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.