Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ringo Starr kicks off new season of 'Live From The Artists Den'



RINGO STARR KICKS OFF NEW SEASON OF 'LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN'

ONE-HOUR PUBLIC TELEVISION MUSIC SERIES AIRS NATIONWIDE AS RINGO CELEBRATES HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY


New York, NY —The acclaimed, innovative music series "Live from the Artists Den" launches its second season with a once-in-a-lifetime performance by the legendary Ringo Starr, backed by folk-funk star Ben Harper and his band, Relentless7, plus special guest Joan Osborne at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ringo Starr’s episode will air nationwide on public television beginning July 5, 2010—the same week Ringo celebrates his 70th birthday (7/7/40)
Live From The Artists Den airs nationally on public television stations including:

New York: WNET Fridays at 9:30 pm (beginning July 9)
New York: WLIW. Saturdays at 10pm (beginning July 10)
Los Angeles: KLCS Sundays at 10 pm (beginning July 11)
Chicago: WTTW Sundays at 12 am (beginning July 11)
Philadelphia: WHYY Thursdays at 10 pm also Saturdays at 11:30 pm (beginning July 8th)
Philadelphia: WYBE Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8pm
Dallas: KERA Thursdays at 10pm (beginning July 8)
San Francisco: KCSM Fridays at 9:30 (beginning July 9)
San Jose: KTEH Thursdays at 11 pm (beginning July 8)
Boston:WGBX Saturdays at 11 pm (beginning July 10)
Atlanta: WGTV July 28th, David Gray at 7pm
Washington DC: WETA Sundays at 12 am (beginning July 11)
Houston: KUHT Saturdays at 8pm (beginning July 10th)

Checking out the official Web site for "Live From The Artists Den," it looks like a few of my other favorite artists are scheduled for season 2. Can't wait to see Ringo, as well as The Black Crowes, and Booker T. and the Drive-By Truckers in other episodes. For more information, visit www.theartistsden.com.