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AXS TV TAKES VIEWERS BEHIND THE SCENES OF ONE OF THE BIGGEST AND MOST INFLUENTIAL MUSIC FESTIVALS IN HISTORY IN THE PREMIERE OF THE US FESTIVAL 1982: THE US GENERATION DOCUMENTARY, AIRING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 10pE/7pP

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Highlights Include Performances by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac, Santana & More, and Interviews with Steve Wozniak, Stewart Copeland, Mick Fleetwood, Kate Pierson, Marky Ramone, Among Others

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Los Angeles, CA (November 13, 2017) – AXS TV, the premier destination for classic rock programming, gives viewers an in-depth look at one of the most influential music festivals of all time in the world premiere of the 2017 rock doc The Us Festival 1982: The Us Generation Documentary, airing Tuesday, November 28 at 10pE/7pP. The film is helmed by award-winning filmmaker and rockumentarian Glenn Aveni, with Jay Cederholm serving as co-director, and is produced by Bruce Gibb and executive produced by Rich Schmig.

Blending rare concert footage with insightful interviews with both organizers and performers, The Us Generation tells the story of the groundbreaking 1982 Us Festival—an epic three-day event featuring an eclectic and unprecedented lineup boasting some of the biggest names in music, performing live in front of over two million people at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA. The Us Festival was the brainchild of Apple visionary Steve Wozniak, who wanted to create something that was a true celebration of Americana, cultivating positive vibes and building a deep sense of community through the power of technology and music. The film is produced by Icon Television Music, Inc., Plum Media, and in association with Us Festival original founders Unuson Corporation. Icon Television Music is handling worldwide distribution.

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Highlights include performances by chart-topping superstars, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, alt-rock trio The Police, blues rock heroes Fleetwood Mac, guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana, retro-chic favoritesThe B-52s, and new wave icons The Cars; as well as archived appearances by Johnny & Joey RamoneCarlos SantanaStingRic OcasekDanny Elfman, and Fred Schneider; plus exclusive sit-downs with festival founder Steve Wozniak, Mick FleetwoodEddie MoneyMarky RamoneKate PiersonStewart Copeland, and Mickey Hart, among others.

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Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV delivers the ultimate in music entertainment programming with an eclectic lineup that includes classic concerts from music’s most iconic bands, as well as exclusive music festival coverage, original hit series, docs that rock, insightful specials, and knock-out live mixed martial arts action. AXS TV is a partnership between Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available nationally in the United States and can be seen in parts of Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For a list of providers, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv and www.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook,Twitter @axstvInstagram; and YouTube.

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