Front and Center Sixth Season in Full Swing Nationwide on Public Television (Check Local Listings)
Features Performances by Steven Tyler, George Ezra, Ronnie Dunn, Joe Jackson, Brett Eldredge, Børns, Darius Rucker and Kip Moore
Front and Center has returned for its sixth season with an all-star line-up featuring some of music’s biggest and brightest artists, who have collectively sold over 200 million albums, charted nearly 30 No. 1 songs and won 14 Grammy Awards. The season premiered nationwide beginning January 9 on public television (check local listings), and boasts eight, new episodes with performances by BØRNS, George Ezra, and Joe Jackson, as well as Ronnie Dunn, Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Darius Rucker, and Steven Tyler, as part of Front and Center’s ongoing partnership with the Country Music Association and the CMA Songwriters Series.
Season Six of Front and Center kicked off with the iconic musician Joe Jackson at New York City’s Iridium, where he performed his seminal hits “Is She Really Going Out With Him” and “You Can’t Get What You Want,” as well as music from his latest album Fast Forward.
Chart-topping British singer-songwriter and Billboard 2015 Artist to Watch nominee George Ezra, whose debut album Wanted On Voyage launched his career internationally, serenades the Iridium audience with a performance of his Top 5 hit “Budapest,” along with “Cassy’O” and “Blame It On Me.”
Indie-pop sensation and singer-songwriter BØRNS also graces the Iridium stage, performing songs from his debut album Dopamine featuring “10,000 Emerald Pools,” “The Emotion” and the Top 10 hit “Electric Love.”
As part of the Country Music Association and the CMA Songwriters Series, Front and Center produced new episodes with country music legend Ronnie Dunn, the CMA’s Best New Artist Brett Eldredge, multi-platinum selling star Kip Moore, Darius Rucker, and Steven Tyler, who will release is first country album this year.
Number one songs highlight each show: Ronnie Dunn’s, “Believe” and “Red Dirt Road,” Brett Eldredge’s “Beat of the Music” and “Mean To Me,” Kip Moore’s “Beer Money,” and “Hey Pretty Girl,” and Darius Rucker’s “Wagon Wheel” and “Home Grown Honey.”
Steven Tyler takes the stage at New York’s Melrose Ballroom for a special performance highlighted by his first country music song, “Love Is Your Name,” along with Aerosmith classics “Jaded” and “Sweet Emotion.”
Season six episodes will begin premiering on public television stations as follows (check local listings for airdates and times):
Darius Rucker Ronnie Dunn
Kip Moore George Ezra
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