AXS TV July 2019 Programming Highlights

AXS TV presents a line-up of fan-favorite rock concerts, music festival experiences and more this July headlined by the season two premiere of TRUNKFEST with Eddie Trunk and the new series A YEAR IN MUSIC both debuting July 7. Premieres and special events this month include:

  • Sammy Hagar hits the road to jam and hang out with Guy Fieri and Maynard James Keenan (July 7), Robby Krieger and Joe Bonamassa (July 14), Jason Bonham and Kenny Aranoff (July 21) and Duff McKagan (July 28) on ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR.

  • Icons and experts examine the artists, songs and events that defined some of music’s most important eras in the new series A YEAR IN MUSIC, premiering July 7.

  • TRUNKFEST with Eddie Trunk returns for its second season with trips to Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party (July 7), the Monsters of Rock Cruise (July 14), the Country Jam + Campout (July 21), and Vail Snow Days (July 28).

  • Fan-favorite concerts every Sunday night featuring Joe Walsh, Garth Brooks and Vince Gill in The Rocky Mountain Way (July 7), The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon (July 14), Tom Jones with Alison Krauss (July 21), and Sammy Hagar inRed ‘til I’m Dead (July 28).

  • A historic live broadcast of NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING from Dallas (July 6).

  • THE VERY VERY BEST OF THE 70s wraps up its first season with a look at the Sexy Sirens of the 1970s (July 11).

  • SATURDAY STACK* marathons celebrating “Guitar Icons” including Eric Clapton & Stevie Ray Vaughan (July 13) and “Docs That Rock” profiling Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones and more (July 20).

For more information about AXS TV’s July lineup, please see below.



The Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar, wraps of the fourth season of ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP, with four more episodes as he talks and rocks with a roster of enduring icons.

July 7 – #409 “Tool’n Around in Flavortown” – This week chef and good friend, Guy Fieri, joins Sammy Hagar on his private jet for a jam at 20,000 feet. After catching up, they head to Jerome, Arizona to visit Maynard James Keenan of Tool’s one-of-a-kind winery to get a taste of his passion for food, wine and music.

July 14 – #410 “Guitar Legends 2” – Sammy Hagar sits down with Robby Krieger of The Doors and legendary bluesman Joe Bonamassa at the second annual Guitar Legends: America Salutes You event.  Sammy and a host of legends take the stage for a good cause.

July 21 – #411 “Best Seat In The House” – Get ready for a jam session like no other as Sammy Hagar hosts a special drummer episode featuring Kenny Aronoff, Jason Bonham and Sheila E. See what happens when the guys in the back are put in front of the camera for an interview and witness a drum-off unlike anything before seen on the show.

July 28 – #412 “Welcome to the Road Trip” – Sammy Hagar visits Duff McKagan at his house in Southern California. The two reminisce about life in rock ‘n roll and play one of McKagan’s new songs.


AXS TV explores the legendary sounds that defined the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s in the all-new original series A Year In Music. Beloved former MTV VJs Downtown Julie Brown and Matt Pinfield, rock superstar Don Felder and film, television and stand-up comedy legend Tommy Chong are the pop culture icons and experts who host the series.

July 7 – #101 “1977” – The season begins with a look back at 1977 as host Downtown Julie Brown compares and contrasts the sunny hit singles coming out of Los Angeles’ blossoming music scene with the melancholy moodiness emanating from New York City, and explains how pop music evolved into what we have today.

July 14 – #102 “1966” – Host Matt Pinfield examines the year 1966, documenting the changing sound of pop music and the last glory days of classic crooners such as Frank Sinatra.

July 21 – #103 “1969” – Host Don Felder heads to the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live, where he breaks down the music of 1969’s Peace & Love Movement.

SEASON 2 PREMIERE – TRUNKFEST with Eddie Trunk – Sundays at 9:30pE

Music historian Eddie Trunk takes viewers on an immersive journey through some of the country’s biggest rock festivals and music events.

July 7 – #201 “High Tide Beach Party” – Eddie Trunk heads to Huntington Beach, California to explore Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party and Car Show. Special guests Sammy Hagar, Eddie Money, Kevin Cronin, REO Speedwagon, Vince Neil, Tre Cool, and The Circle join Eddie Trunk at the festival, giving you an inside look into this massive beach party.

July 14 – #202 “Monsters of Rock Cruise” – Join Eddie Trunk as he sets sail on the Monsters of Rock Cruise to navigate the high seas. Special guests Extreme and Tesla join Eddie Trunk this episode, bringing you an all-access pass aboard an all-out rock and roll cruise.

July 21 – #203 “Country Jam + Campout” – Eddie Trunk parties at Country Jam + Campout while checking out tricked out RV’s and trailers.  Craig Campbell and Jon Pardi join Eddie Trunk in this unforgettable episode.

July 28 – #204 “Vail Snow Days” – Eddie Trunk hits the slopes in Vail, Colorado while exploring Vail Snow Days. Eddie sits down to chat with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and takes a ski lift with Devon Allman & Duane Betts, to discuss their careers and the lifestyle of the music festival circuit in this snowy episode.

Sunday Nights Rock! Concert Specials  – Sundays at 10pE

July 7 – Rocky Mountain Way – Joe Walsh and his band Barnstorm reuniting for a one-night-only performance in The Rocky Mountain Way,featuring appearances by Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

July 14 – Rolling Stones: Havana Moon – The Rolling Stones deliver a historic set in front of 1.2 million fans in Cuba, blazing through “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” “Paint It Black,” “Brown Sugar,” and more, in Rolling Stones: Havana Moon

July 21 – Tom Jones with Alison Krauss – The incomparable Tom Jones takes the stage to perform repertoire from across the range of his long and illustrious career. In this special performance, he collaborates with noted artist Alison Krauss for a few beloved songs such as “Opportunity to Cry,” “Raise A Ruckus,” and “Didn’t It Rain.”

July 28 – Red ‘til I’m Dead: Sammy Hagar’s Rock-N-Roll Birthday Bash – The Red Rocker turns 70 in style in Red ‘til I’m Dead: Sammy Hagar’s Rock N’ Roll Birthday Bash, with Toby Keith, Eddie Money, Bob Weir, Vinnie Paul, and more.


AXS TV presents a historic live broadcast of Night 1 of the promotion’s highly anticipated G1 CLIMAX 29 Tournament in Dallas on July 6 at 6pE/3pP. The G1 CLIMAX is the most prestigious tournament in pro wrestling, beginning for the first time ever in the U.S. and continuing for four weeks across Japan. 20 of the best of NJPW’s roster will be represented in the tournament including IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay, IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada, U.S. Heavyweight Champion Jon Moxley, KENTA, Juice Robinson, Zack Sabre Jr, Jay White and more. Acclaimed NJPW commentator Kevin Kelly will call the action on AXS TV.


AXS TV puts the spotlight on the enduring films, series, and pop culture moments that defined the 1970s in this all-new countdown show. The insightful and witty series is executive produced by Katie Daryl (The Top Ten Revealed) who will be guiding a rotating panel of celebrity guests each week, as they share their honest, hilarious, and always unfiltered thoughts on the classic entertainment that made this unforgettable decade so iconic.

July 11 – #108 “Sexy Sirens” – Special guests include Morgan Fairchild, Catherine Bach, Mark Steines and David Chokachi.

Saturday Stacks

July 13 at 10:30aE – Guitar Icons – Celebrate rocks greatest guitarists with a marathon of concerts and documentaries featuring Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King, Jon Mayer, Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa and more.

July 20 at 10:30aE – Docs That Rock – Dive deep into the lives and careers of some of music’s most iconic artists with documentaries profiling The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Kansas, Alan Jackson, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, The Doors and Deep Purple’s Ritchie Blackmore.

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