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Live From The Artists Den: Daniel Merriweather, A Fine Frenzy, And Lisa Hannigan

Airs Friday, February 10, 2012 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: (l to r): Daniel Merriweather, Mark Kelley and Jeffrey Peretz, May 8, 2010 at Sotheby’s, New York, N.Y.

LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN showcases stellar musical performances in extraordinary settings. Each hour-long episode features an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge musicians. The artists often play a role in picking the venue for these memorable events, which frequently inspire new renditions of songs and special set lists.

This season, six freshly produced episodes feature Elvis Costello and The Sugarcanes, Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, Robert Plant, Squeeze, and a compilation episode featuring Daniel Merriweather, A Fine Frenzy and Lisa Hannigan.

Alison Sudol and Ryan Lerman (partial) from A Fine Frenzy, August 21, 2009 at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, N.Y.
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Above: Alison Sudol and Ryan Lerman (partial) from A Fine Frenzy, August 21, 2009 at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, N.Y.

(l to r): Donagh Molloy, Lisa Hannigan and Shane Fitzsimons, June 17, 2009 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.
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Above: (l to r): Donagh Molloy, Lisa Hannigan and Shane Fitzsimons, June 17, 2009 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.

Song List

“Change” – Daniel Merriweather

“Red” – Daniel Merriweather

“Impossible” – Daniel Merriweather

“For Your Money” – Daniel Merriweather

“Stood Up” – A Fine Frenzy

“The Beacon” – A Fine Frenzy

“Blow Away” – A Fine Frenzy

“What I Wouldn’t Do” – A Fine Frenzy

“I Don’t Know” – Lisa Hannigan

“Ocean And A Rock” – Lisa Hannigan

“Lille” – Lisa Hannigan

"Daniel Merriweather, A Fine Frenzy, And Lisa Hannigan"

Australian soul singer-songwriter Daniel Merriweather has garnered much acclaim with his debut album, "Love & War," already an enormous hit in the UK, where he was nominated for the 2010 Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act.

A Fine Frenzy’s debut record, "One Cell in the Sea," cracked the Billboard Top 100, earned the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart and garnered recognition as a VH1 “You Oughta Know” artist.

Best known for her multiplatinum collaborations with fellow Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan emerged as a performer in her own right with her debut album, "Sea Sew," which Entertainment Weekly dubbed “the perfect album for cozying up by the fire on a winter-chilled Sunday afternoon.”

This compilation episode features three standout emerging artists performing in three remarkable locations: R&B singer-songwriter Daniel Merriweather at the famed art auction house Sotheby’s in New York City, alternative pop songstress A Fine Frenzy at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in the Hamptons, and folk singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan (best known for her work with Damien Rice) at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.

LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN is on Facebook, and you can follow @TheArtistsDen on Twitter.

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Daniel Merriweather performs "Change"

Above: Daniel Merriweather performs "Change" during a secret LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN concert at Sotheby's auction house in New York City.

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A Fine Frenzy performs "Blow Away"

A Fine Frenzy - "Blow Away" from Artists Den on Vimeo.

Above: The public television series LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN features a performance by alternative pop songstress A Fine Frenzy (Alison Sudol), recorded August 21, 2009 at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, N.Y.

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Lisa Hannigan performs "Lille"

Lisa Hannigan - "Lille" from Artists Den on Vimeo.

Above: Singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan (best known for her work with Damien Rice), recorded June 17, 2009 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.