Sundance Channel will premiere the second season of the acclaimed original music series “Live From Abbey Road” in June. The 12-part series features performances and interviews with musicians filmed at London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios. Season two of “Live From Abbey Road” airs on Thursdays at 10:00pm et/pt beginning June 19th.
“Live from Abbey Road” features performances by new and established A-list artists, with each one-hour episode offering three acts and a unique insight into the process of making music as they rehearse, discuss their work, and build towards the final exclusive performance. Artists on tap for Season 2 include: Mary J. Blige; Def Leppard; Matchbox Twenty; Dashboard Confessional; James Blunt; Rascal Flatts; Kate Nash; Herbie Hancock with Corinne Bailey Rae and Melody Gardot; Diana Krall; Stereophonics; Sheryl Crow; The Black Keys; David Gray, Suzanne Vega, Colbie Caillat, Joan Armatrading, Panic! at the Disco; and Manu Chao. The series is produced by Michael Gleason and Peter van Hooke, directed by AJ Jankel and distributed worldwide by FremantleMedia Enterprises.
Reviewing the first season of “Live From Abbey Road” for The New York Daily News in June 2007, David Bianculli wrote, “If you love music, you’ll love this Sundance Channel show.”
For exclusive interviews and performances check out this link.
Line up for the first 8 episodes:
Mary J. Blige, Dashboard Confessional and James Blunt
Rascal Flatts, Kate Nash and Herbie Hancock with Corinne Bailey Rae and Melody Gardot
Panic! at the Disco, David Gray and Suzanne Vega
Stereophonics, Colbie Caillat and Joan Armatrading
Sheryl Crow, Hard-Fi and Diana Krall
The Hoosiers, The Black Keys, Manu Chao
Matchbox Twenty, The Script, Def Leppard
Elbow, MGMT, Alanis Morissette