AXS TV continues to curate an eclectic blend of unprecedented musical content with the new groundbreaking GRAMMY Museum Series, debuting in primetime on Monday, July 7th at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The hour-long series explores the legacy and impact of a diverse blend of artists spanning a variety of eras and genres, and each episode boasts exclusive live performances held in an intimate setting.
The network will kick-off the first episode of the GRAMMY Museum Series with a 30-minute special, GRAMMY Museum– Inspiring Music, Inspiring History, on July 7th at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, that gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the GRAMMY Museum, where some of the most iconic pieces in music are forever immortalized. The special features interviews with staff members, including Bob Santelli, the executive director of the GRAMMY Museum, and Scott Goldman, vice president of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, and will explore the Museum’s legacy and mission.
The GRAMMY Museum Series offers a first-hand look at the artists whose impact and influence can still be felt in the industry today. The six-part season boasts a lineup that includes appearances and performances from some of music’s biggest names, featuring hit-makers Foreigner (July 7th); pop mastermind Richard Marx (July 14th); blues legend Taj Mahal (July 28th); New Wave pioneers Berlin (August 4th); former Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk (August 11th); and the season finale delivers the ultimate “Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy” with ‘70s super-group Bad Company (August 18th).
Santelli and Goldman share hosting duties, moderating spirited discussions with a new artist each week. Every interview will include an intimate live performance that is destined to be an unforgettable experience for fans and music lovers, alike. Premiere episodes will repeat that same evening, following the nightly movie at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
“This series further represents AXS TV’s commitment to give our audience a unique and in-depth look at the artists they admire and the hits they’ve come to love,” said Evan Haiman, AXS TV’s vice president, music programming and production. “Our network is proud to join with the GRAMMY Museum to deliver this fully-immersive musical experience that is truly one of a kind.”
The complete lineup for the GRAMMY Museum Series is as follows:
July 7 – GRAMMY Museum — Inspiring Music, Inspiring History -8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT (leading into the 1st episode of the GRAMMY Museum Series at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).
July 7 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Foreigner at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
July 14 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Richard Marx at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
July 28 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Taj Mahal at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
August 4 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Berlin at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
August 11 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Ed Kowalczyk at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
August 18 – GRAMMY Museum Series – An Evening with Bad Company at The GRAMMY Museum Presented by American Express
Author: Buddy Iahn
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