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AXS TV TO BROADCAST JOHN MELLENCAMP LIVE FROM HIS
RECORDING STUDIO IN BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA
‘iHEARTRADIO ICONS LIVE: JOHN MELLENCAMP’ AIRS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. PT
LOS ANGELES – September 23, 2014 – AXS TV, cable’s premier destination for music entertainment, proudly presents an intimate live performance by John Mellencamp. The Voice of the Heartland will feature a mix of songs from his newly released album, Plain Spoken and classic songs on Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The one-hour event titled “iHeartRadio Icons Live: John Mellencamp,” will be broadcast live from his recording studio in Bloomington, Indiana. It also comes on the heels of his performance earlier this month at Farm Aid 2014, another AXS TV broadcast production, where he performed songs from Plain Spoken and several of his classic hits in the much lauded set.
A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Mellencamp has touched the hearts and souls of music listeners and has influenced American Culture with his enduring songs. His 22nd album of original music, Plain Spoken is set to be one of the most distinguished records of Mellencamp’s career.
The concert telecast joins AXS TV’s eclectic fall concert line-up, which includes two days of live coverage from Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Music & Food Festival on October 11 and 12 and the 15-week Tuesday night concert series “The Headliner Club Series Presented by Budweiser” at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.
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