LOS ANGELES – Dec. 4, 2013 – AXS TV announced today a 15-episode, third season order for the one-hour live concert series THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS. Hosted every Monday by Katie Daryl, the show features musical acts performing tributes to some of rock’s most iconic bands, with live concerts that look and sound just like the real thing.
THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS’ third season premiere will be on Monday, Jan. 6 at 11 p.m. ET | 8 p.m. PT, airing through mid-April. This season, the show is moving to the world famous “Whisky A Go-Go” club on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, from its previous home at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles.
“THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS had two sold-out, successful seasons at The Roxy Theatre,” said Daryl. “I thought it would be fantastic to share the magic of The Sunset Strip with our viewers and move the show to Whisky A Go-Go for our third season.”
“To make things even cooler, Whisky A Go-Go is celebrating its 50th anniversary this January, and many of the bands we plan to pay tribute to this season have actually rocked out on the ‘Whisky A Go-Go’ stage!”
This season’s acts bring a wider musical diversity than ever before. After dedicating the first two seasons primarily to classic rock, new acts include tributes to Prince, Garth Brooks and the Beastie Boys. The show will still feature tributes to many classic rock favorites such as KISS, Aerosmith and more.
The show’s schedule includes:
Jan. 6 – Purple Reign – A Tribute to Prince
Jan. 13 – Bella Donna – A Tribute to Stevie Nicks
Jan. 20 – Rhymin’ N Stealin’ – A Tribute to the Beastie Boys
Jan. 27 – The Long Run – A Tribute to The Eagles
Feb. 3 – The Garth Guy – A Tribute to Garth Brooks
Feb. 10 – No Duh – A Tribute to No Doubt
Feb. 17 – True 2 Crue – A Tribute to Motley Crue
Feb. 24 – The Pettybreakers – A Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
March 3 – Draw The Line – A Tribute to Aerosmith
March 10 – Wings Band – A Tribute to Paul McCartney
March 24 – Bruce in the USA – A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
March 31 – Abbacadabra – A Tribute to ABBA
April 7 – The Nirvana Experience – A Tribute to Nirvana
April 14 – Bonfire – A Tribute to AC/DC
April 21 – Mr. Speed – A Tribute to KISS
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ABOUT THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS
THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS, hosted by AXS TV’s Katie Daryl, comes to viewers live every Monday at 11 p.m. ET | 8 p.m. PT from the world famous “Whisky A Go-Go” club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tribute bands are front and center in this live music series. From The Rolling Stones and The Beatles to Nirvana and ABBA, the show has tribute bands so authentic viewers won’t believe their eyes or ears!
ABOUT AXS TV
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