Denver – (March 5, 2013) – Alabama Shakes will bring their red-hot rock and roll music to AXS TV for a live television concert event Saturday, March 9. AXS TV will broadcast LIVE from The Ogden Theater in Denver, where the band will play to a sold out crowd as part of their current headlining tour in support of their GRAMMY nominated debut album Boys & Girls.
Fans and critics have taken more than notice of Alabama Shakes, lifting their music to the top of the charts and consistently selling out live shows. NPR Music named Boys & Girls one of their “Top 25 Albums of 2012 (So Far)” while The New York Times praised “the music was fervent, rip roaring rock and roll” and Rolling Stone testified “it was clear that a new player had arrived on the festival circuit” when reviewing the band from Bonnaroo in 2012.
AXS TV is the premier destination for 100% live concerts on television. With more pure live events than any other network, AXS TV brings fans an unparalleled music experience designed specifically for the AXS TV audience who loves music and believes in being a fan first. LIVE Live artists who have joined AXS TV in providing a one-of-kind music experience to fans include Carrie Underwood, Linkin Park; Aerosmith; 3 Doors Down and Daughtry; R. Kelly; Pitbull; Sara Evans; Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival featuring Flo Rida, Far East Movement and Wiz Khalifa; Alanis Morrisette; The Warren Haynes Christmas Jam featuring Blind Boys of Alabama, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crowe, String Cheese Incident and Warren Haynes Band; among many other artists.
Alabama Shakes: Live From The Ogden Theatre
Saturday, March 9th EXCLUSIVELY on AXS TV
12am (Midnight) ET (Sunday) / 9:00pm PT
DIRECTV Channel 340, DISH Network Channel 362, AT&T U-Verse Channel 1106, Verizon FiOS Channel 569
For additional affiliate and distributor channel information including Comcast, Charter and others please visit the AXS TV web site.
Alabama Shakes’ North American tour continues throughout March:
1 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
2 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
3 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
5 – Oakland, CA @ The Fox Theater
6 – Davis, CA @ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
8 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Saltair
9 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
10 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theatre
12 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
13-Austin, TX @ Austin Rodeo
15 – New Orleans, LA @ The Sugar Mill
16 – Jackson, MS @ Hal + Mal’s Street Dance
For tickets and additional information, please visit: www.alabamashakes.com
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