Tommy Shaw

Tue
27
Jun

Sing For The Day! - TOMMY SHAW and Contemporary Youth Orchestra TV Special

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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STYX FRONTMAN TOMMY SHAW CELEBRATES THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF ONE OF THE BAND’S MOST ICONIC PERFORMANCES
IN THE PREMIERE OF THE 2016 SPECIAL SING FOR THE DAY! TOMMY SHAW AND CONTEMPORARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA
ON SUNDAY, JULY 9 AT 10pE
 
The Career-Spanning Set Includes Beloved STYX Hits, as Well as Classics from Shaw’s Acclaimed Solo Albums and His Time with the Supergroup Damn Yankees
 
LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2017 -- Classical music and classic rock collide as AXS TV presents STYX frontman Tommy Shaw in the premiere of the 2016 concert special SING FOR THE DAY! TOMMY SHAW AND CONTEMPORARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA—airing Sunday, July 9, at 10pE. The broadcast follows the season premiere of the popular AXS TV original series ROCK AND ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR at 9pE/6pP, which features Shaw and STYX with Sammy Hagar backstage at the Venetian Theater in Las Vegas.
 
“Ten years after STYX and CYO performed for the first time together, I’ve joined forces with them again, this time for a solo acoustic symphony show!,” said Shaw about the special.
 
SING FOR THE DAY! was filmed live at the Waetjen Auditorium in Cleveland, OH, in May of 2016, commemorating the 10TH Anniversary of STYX’s landmark collaboration with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra with an unforgettable night of music. Wielding a mandolin and an acoustic and electric guitar, Shaw sails through a career-spanning set of STYX hits, solo favorites, and more, backed by the impressive 115-piece teenage orchestra and choir. Highlights include soaring renditions of the STYX staples “Too Much Time On My Hands,” “Renegade,” “Sing For The Day,” and “Blue Collar Man,” as well as Shaw’s acclaimed solo hits “Diamond” and “The Great Divide,” Damn Yankees classics “High Enough” and “Come Again,” and many more, delivering an incredible one-of-a-kind experience that music lovers of all ages won’t want to miss.
 
ABOUT AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing groundbreaking music programming, stand-up comedy performances from today’s top comedians, and hard-hitting mixed martial arts promotions. The network’s hit franchise series include THE BIG INTERVIEW with Dan Rather; ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR; THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS; GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE; and AXS TV FIGHTS.
 
 
Fri
25
Nov

HDNET Presents 'Not So Silent Nights' with TOMMY SHAW

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Los Angeles - November 17, 2016 - HDNET MOVIES gets loud this December, with seven days of music-themed films paired with critically acclaimed documentaries in the -Not So Silent Nights- marathon, presented by STYX legend Tommy Shaw from Monday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 11 starting at 7pE each evening. The weeklong event features films highlighting a breadth of music genres from early and classic rock to reggae and modern alternative, including groundbreaking artists such as Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, Bob Marley, Roger Waters, Dave Navarro, and The Who.
 
'I'm excited to announce that I'll be hosting HDNET MOVIES - Not So Silent Nights,' said Shaw.  'Each night, for seven nights in a row, we will pair a Rock themed feature film with a Rock-umentary. Grab your favorite concert T-shirts and suit up for the shows!'
 
'Tommy Shaw is one of the most prolific and influential figures in rock,' said HDNET MOVIES General Manager Rachael Weaver. 'He has a great deal of knowledge and respect for rock, and it was truly an honor to be able to work with him and learn from his unparalleled experiences in the industry as he presents this incredible lineup. There-s something here for everyone to enjoy, and I-m confident our viewers are going to love it.'
 
HDNET MOVIES will be celebrating the -Not So Silent Nights- stunt by giving away the ultimate Tommy Shaw prize pack. One lucky winner will receive a guitar signed by Tommy Shaw, and two tickets to Renegades in the Fast Lane at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas on Jan. 6 to 14, 2017.  Other prizes include signed albums and tickets to the 2017 Styx Summer Tour. Participants can enter the contest here. http://hdnetmovies.com/cinemascoop/tommy-shaw
 
In STYX news, the legendary and multi-Platinum rockers--Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James -JY- Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass), along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo--with very special guest star Don Felder (formerly of the Eagles) will take the Las Vegas stage for an unforgettable five-night limited engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian in Las Vegas. The show, -Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane,- will be held on January 6, 7, 11, 13 and 14, 2017. Tickets are on sale now at www.Venetian.com/StyxFelder.
 
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules
The Complete -Not So Silent Nights- Lineup is as Follows:
 
Mon., December 5
JINGLE BELL ROCKS! (2013) - Network Premiere - 7pE - The week of rock kicks off with a guided tour of the weird and wonderful underground world of alternative Christmas music in the network premiere of JINGLE BELL ROCKS!, featuring appearances by The Flaming Lips, Run DMC, and John Waters.
THAT THING YOU DO! (1996) - 8:40pE - Tom Hanks leads a small town rock band to super-stardom in the hit 1996 comedy THAT THING YOU DO!, with Liv Tyler and Charlize Theron.
 
Tues., December 6
THIS IS ELVIS (1981) - Network Premiere - 7pE - Take an in-depth look at the tremendous legacy of rock n- roll hero Elvis Presley with archived footage and interviews in THIS IS ELVIS.
ELVIS LIVES! (2016) - Network Premiere - 8:50pE - The King (Jonathan Nation) goes undercover to bring down a crime syndicate and save his family in the conspiracy thriller ELVIS LIVES!
 
Wed., December 7
JANIS (1974) - Network Premiere - 7pE - Consisting entirely of archival footage, the classic 1974 film documents the life and death of rock legend Janis Joplin, including iconic moments such as her 1969 Woodstock performance and her 1970 appearance on The Dick Cavett Show, along with behind the scenes footage of the singer.
GRAFFITI BRIDGE (1990) - Network Premiere - 8:40pE - Prince goes toe-to-toe with Morris Day to prove who is the best songwriter in GRAFFITI BRIDGE.
 
Thurs., December 8
MARLEY (2012) - Network Premiere - 7pE - The network premiere of MARLEY features an intimate examination of the social, musical, and political impact of reggae pioneer Bob Marley.
THE HARDER THEY COME (1972) - Network Premiere - 9:30pE - A young Jamaican battles drug dealers and corrupt music execs in the premiere of the 1972 classic THE HARDER THEY COME.
 
Fri., December 9
ROGER WATERS: THE WALL (2014) - Network Premiere - 7pE - Spend an evening with rock revolutionary Roger Waters, co-founder of Pink Floyd, as he takes viewers behind the scenes of his elaborate stage production in ROGER WATERS: THE WALL.
DETROIT ROCK CITY (1999) - 9:20pE - Four high school friends do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit in this beloved 1999 comedy.
 
Sat., December 10
MOURNING SON (2015) - Network Premiere - 7pE - Dave Navarro recalls his mother-s murder and the lasting effects it had in the premiere of MOURNING SON.
ROCK STAR (2001) - 8:50pE - Tribute band frontman Mark Whalberg is recruited to join his favorite metal act in ROCK STAR, with Jennifer Aniston.
 
Sun., December 11
THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (1979) - 7pE - The block comes to a close as filmmaker Jeff Stein captures the wild heart and infectious spirit of The Who in THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT.
TOMMY (1975) 
8:55pE - Roger Daltrey plays a deaf, dumb, and blind savior in the 1975 rock opus TOMMY, with Elton John and Jack Nicholson.
 
ABOUT HDNET MOVIES
HDNET MOVIES showcases the best in box office hits, award-winning films and memorable movie marathons, uncut and commercial free. Launched in 2003 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, the linear TV network and VOD service programs a diverse slate of top Hollywood films in beautiful high definition. HDNET MOVIES is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com.
  
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