LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN: 5th Anniversary Special
Airs Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, June 9, 2014
Celebrating its fifth year on public television, the innovative concert series LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN rolls out six brand-new episodes featuring Billboard-topping, Grammy-winning artists performing in intimate venues ranging from a historic theater in Los Angeles to a high-school gymnasium in Austin, Texas. This season, nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow delivers a powerhouse performance in the ornate Grand Ballroom of The Plaza hotel in New York City. Crow tears through 18 songs, leading her six-piece band in a career-spanning set that includes her breakthrough hit, "All I Wanna Do," right up to her new single, "Callin' Me When I'm Lonely." Other acts include French superstars Phoenix ("Lisztomania"), singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles ("Gravity") and indie rockers Vampire Weekend ("A-Punk").
"5th Anniversary Special" - The new season of LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN marks the series’ fifth year on public television and nearly 50 filmed television episodes. In celebration of these milestone achievements, a “5th Anniversary Special” closes the season, featuring highlights from throughout the series’ history – from Ringo Starr’s star-studded concert at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Adele’s intimate acoustic performance in Santa Monica just days after the release of her record-breaking album, "21." Two-time ARTISTS DEN alumna Patty Griffin (who performed during the series’ first season and again as a member of Robert Plant’s “Band of Joy” hosts the episode.
The episode song list includes: Mumford & Sons - “The Cave”; Robert Plant & The Band Of Joy - “Ramble On”; Norah Jones - “Sunrise”; Kid Rock – “Rock N Roll Jesus/Burning Love”; Raphael Saadiq – “Love That Girl”; Ed Sheeran – “Lego House”; Elvis Costello – “Blame It On Cain”; Rufus Wainwright – “Jericho”; Ray LaMontagne – “Beg Steal Or Borrow”; Adele – “Rolling In The Deep”; Ringo Starr/Ben Harper & The Relentless 7 –“With A Little Help From My Friends”; and Patty Griffin – “Up To The Mountain (MLK Song).”