AXS TV HONORS ROCK N’ ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES WITH A MEMORIAL DAY MARATHON ON MONDAY, MAY 26
The Day-Long Event Features Over 15 hours of Concert Specials From Nine Industry Icons Including Bruce Springsteen, KISS, The Rolling Stones, and More
LOS ANGELES – May 12, 2014 – Celebrate the past and present of the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame, as AXS TV–the premiere destination for live music—presents a colossal Memorial Day concert marathon on Monday, May 26. The unprecedented event features over 15 hours of iconic music from nine of the Hall of Fame’s most influential inductees.
The day kicks off at 1pE, with the MusiCares® Person of the Year 2013: Bruce Springsteen, as the industry’s best and brightest take on the Boss’ biggest hits. Jon Stewart hosts this unforgettable evening, boasting performances from Elton John, Patti Smith, Neil Young, Sting, and many more. The guest of honor closes out the evening with a raucous five-song set that concludes with the night’s performers joining together for an epic collaboration of “Glory Days.”
The marathon of music continues as rock mainstays The Rolling Stones strut onto the scene at 3:30pE, then “Rock and Roll All Nite” with KISS at 5:05pE. AC/DC delivers classic rock tracks at 7:10pE, followed by Led Zeppelin at 8:20pE, Fleetwood Mac at 10:35pE, “Good Vibrations” from the Beach Boys at 12:35aE, and fan-favorites Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at 1:55aE. Ringo Starr and the Roundheads bring the evening to an end at 4:05aE, as the group performs with special guest Colin Hay.
The complete broadcast schedule is as follows:
1pE – MusiCares® Person of the Year 2013: Bruce Springsteen
3:30pE – The Rolling Stones – At The Max
5:05pE – KISS MONSTER WORLD TOUR: Live From Europe
7:10pE – AC/DC Live At River Plate
8:20pE – Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day
10:35pE – Fleetwood Mac, Live In Boston
12:35aE – The Beach Boys 50 – Live In Concert
1:55aE - Tom Petty – Live from Gatorville
4:05aE - Ringo Starr and the Roundheads with Special Guest Colin Hay
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