ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR RETURNS FOR SEASON THREE ON AXS TV, PREMIERING SUNDAY, APRIL 8 AT 9pE
Conversations and performances with some of music’s most influential artists including Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, Roger Daltrey, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo,
Sarah McLachlan, Bob Weir, Paul Rodgers, Rob Halford, Mick Jones & Many More
Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2018) – Sammy Hagar (The Red Rocker) cruises across the country for even more candid conversations and unforgettable jam sessions with some of rock’s biggest names, as the popular AXS TV original series Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar returns for season three on Sunday, April 8 at 9pE/6pP.
The new season kicks off as Hagar heads to the world-famous Fillmore in San Francisco for a star-studded premiere from his fourth annual concert benefit, Acoustic-4-A-Cure featuring performances and conversations with Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, Mick Fleetwood, Bob Weir, and groundbreaking axmen Steve Vai and Vic Johnson. Additional season three highlights include Sammy’s sit-down with the iconic voice of The Who, Roger Daltrey, at Lake Tahoe where the pair reminisce about playing the 1973 Charlton Festival (Apr. 15); a trip to Denver’s landmark Twist And Shout Record Store with Canadian chart-toppers Nickelback (April 22); and Sammy’s visit with hit-making Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones in Austin, TX, featuring a pit stop at the Circuit of the Americas racetrack (Apr. 29).
The road trip continues on May 6, as Sammy revisits the site of the groundbreaking L.A. Metal scene with Judas Priest legend Rob Halford, and acclaimed supergroup Kings Of Chaos, featuring Matt Sorum, Billy Duffy, and Steve Stevens (May 6); followed by an acoustic session with GRAMMY®-winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, and rock power couple Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo (May 13). Then, Sammy sails the high seas with fellow rock superstars Bad Company, Todd Rundgren, and Blue Oyster Cult on the Rock Legends Cruise VI (May 20); celebrates Mardi Gras in New Orleans with celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse and New Orleans Jazz Fest legend Trombone Shorty (May 27); and viewers get to spend 24 hours in the life of Sammy as he hits the road with The Circle to perform live at RockFest in Kansas City (June 17). The season comes to a close with an all-access pass to Sammy’s epic birthday bash on the beach in Cabo San Lucas on June 24.
“Sammy’s candid interviews let fans experience sides of their favorite artists that are rarely seen in public, and his all-star jam sessions put the spotlight on incredible matchups that are a dream come true for music aficionados,” said Evan Haiman, AXS TV’s vice president of music programming and production. “AXS TV is proud to welcome the show back for a dynamic third season, as a cornerstone of our classic rock Sunday night lineup coupled with Eddie Money’s reality show ‘Real Money’.”
Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar is produced in-house by AXS TV. Tom Consolo, Evan Haiman, Kari Hagar and Sammy Hagar all serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Stephen Stormer.
Sammy Hagar is a Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter who has sold more than 80 million albums during his four decades as a solo artist and frontman for bands including Montrose, Van Halen, Chickenfoot and The Circle. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Van Halen in 2007, is also a #1 New York Times bestselling author, host of the TV series “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar,” restaurateur and spirits entrepreneur. He turned his love for Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and hand-crafted tequila into an empire with the Cabo Wabo Cantinas and Tequila and has since added nine restaurants throughout the United States, the award-winning Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum, and in 2017 launched a new spirit, Santo Mezquila.
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