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AXS TV Rounds Up a Posse of Classic Country Concerts in a Special Memorial Day Marathon May 29

AXS TV | Country Music | Music on TV 2017 | AXS Tv Music ConcertsCowboy up with AXS TV, as the network celebrates Memorial Day with a classic Country block featuring appearances and performances by some of the genre’s most influential stars, on Monday, May 29, at 8aE/5aE. The night includes interviews with Vince Gill, Charlie Daniels and Big & Rich and concerts from Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and more.

AXS TV ROUNDS UP A POSSE OF CLASSIC COUNTRY CONCERTS IN A SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY MARATHON FEATURING APPEARANCES AND PERFORMANCES BY JOHNNY CASH, TIM MCGRAW, TOBY KEITH & MORE ON MONDAY, MAY 29, STARTING AT 8aE/5pP

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The Night also Includes Interviews with Vince Gill, Charlie Daniels, and Big & Rich, and Unforgettable Sets by Martina McBride & Jennifer Nettles, Among Others

LOS ANGELES – May 15, 2017 Cowboy up with AXS TV, as the network celebrates Memorial Day with a classic Country block featuring appearances and performances by some of the genre’s most influential stars, on Monday, May 29, at 8aE/5aE. The day begins with an in-depth look at groundbreaking Country superstar Johnny Cash, detailing his early life in the Depression Era and his rise as one of the genre’s most important figures in ROCK LEGENDS: JOHNNY CASH. And Dan Rather sits down with some of Country’s biggest names to discuss their personal lives and acclaimed careers in three episodes of THE BIG INTERVIEW, featuring Vince Gill (8:30aE), Charlie Daniels (9:30aE), and Big & Rich (10:30aE).

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The block continues with six unforgettable concerts airing back-to-back, starting with beloved duo Sugarland rocking Atlanta’s Fox Theatre with a roster of hits that includes “Stuck Like Glue,” “Baby Girl,” and more in SUGARLAND: THE INCREDIBLE MACHINE, at 11:30aE. Next, prolific chart-topper Charlie Daniels brings his trademark sound to the world’s largest honkytonk in THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND – LIVE AT BILLY BOB’S TEXAS at 12:35pE. And the Big Dog Daddy rolls into Chicago’s Grainger Studio for an intimate performance in TOBY KEITH: 25 MPH TOWN, at 2pE.

Then, fan-favorite Tim McGraw delivers a career-spanning set featuring “Something Like That” and “Live Like You Were Dying” at 3:30pE. And genre pioneer Martina McBride brings the house down in front of a sold-out crowd in MARTINA MCBRIDE: EVERLASTING – LIVE FROM THE RYMAN AUDITORIUM at 4:30pE. The night comes to a close at 6pE, as Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Jennifer Nettles headlines a heartfelt night of music and awareness that includes stunning renditions of “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” “Hey Heartbreak,” “Salvation Works” and more, at the world-famous CMA Theatre in Nashville, JENNIFER NETTLES LIVE – BAND AGAINST CANCER.

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Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing groundbreaking music programming, stand-up comedy performances from today’s top comedians, and hard-hitting mixed martial arts promotions. The network’s hit franchise series include THE BIG INTERVIEW with Dan Rather; ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR; THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS; GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE; and AXS TV FIGHTS.

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