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ROADIES SEASON FINALE AIRS THIS SUNDAY AT 10 PM ET/PT

ROADIES HITS A HIGH NOTE WITH STAR-STUDDED SEASON FINALE AIRING

THIS SUNDAY, AUGUST 28TH AT 10 PM ET/PT 

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Guest Stars Include Eddie Vedder, Jim James, Jackson Browne, Robyn Hitchcock, Nicole Atkins, Lucius, Joy Williams and Gary Clark Jr. 

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NEW YORK – August 23, 2016 The death of a rock and roll legend brings together music’s greatest for an all-star memorial at the famed L.A. Forum in the season finale of ROADIES, airing this Sunday, August 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The episode, entitled “The Load Out,” is inspired by guest star Jackson Browne’s classic song of the same name, which he performs in the episode. The eclectic roster of guest star musicians who gather to pay tribute includes Eddie Vedder, Jim James, Nicole Atkins, Robyn Hitchcock, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig from Lucius, Joy Williams and Gary Clark Jr. ROADIES is created, written and executive produced by Oscar® winner Cameron Crowe, who also personally curates the music for the series. 

The ROADIES soundtrack is available through Republic Records and Stardog Records. Previously announced tracks include “I Wish I Was Sober” by Frightened Rabbit featuring Mike McCready of Pearl Jam, “Are You Satisfied?” by Reignwolf, “The First Time” (Studio Recording) by My Morning Jacket, “Big Love” (Live) by Lindsey Buckingham, “Feeling OK?” (Live) from Best Coast, “Born Again Teen” (Live) from Lucius, and “Longest Days” (Live) by John Mellencamp. 

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ROADIES gives an insider’s look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of roadies who live for music and the de facto family they’ve formed along the way. The series chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes and pays homage to the backstage workers who put the show on the road while touring the United States for the successful arena-level group, The Staton-House Band. Luke Wilson (Old School, Enlightened) and Screen Actors Guild® Award nominee Carla Gugino (San Andreas), Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Academy Award® nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly (Beyond the Lights) and Ron White (Blue Collar Comedy Tour) star in the ensemble cast. Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights), Jacqueline Byers (The Strain), Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live), Branscombe Richmond (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Tanc Sade (Matador, Gilmore Girls) guest star. Emmy® and Tony® nominee Winnie Holzman (My So-Called LifeWicked) serves as writer and executive producer, along with Emmy winners J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Lost), Bryan Burk (LostFringePerson of Interest) and Len Goldstein (Hart of Dixie). Kathy Lingg (Person of Interest, Fringe) is co-executive producer. ROADIES is produced by Bad Robot Productions, Vinyl Films and Dooley & Company Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television.  

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