JOIN RODNEY ATKINS THIS LABOR DAY FOR AXS TV’S COUNTRY MUSIC MARATHON
Over 16 Hours of Concert Footage Co-Hosted by Atkins Airing Sept. 2 beginning at 12 p.m. ET
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Thursday, August 29, 2013) – Platinum-selling country star Rodney Atkins and AXS TV are celebrating Labor Day with an all-day country music marathon. AXS TV’s Ashley Eicher and Atkins will host the affair, aptly dubbed AXS TV’s Country Music Marathon, which was shot at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. The pair will take you through over 16 hours of concert footage from some of today’s best country artists, including Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, George Jones, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson and more.
Tune in Monday, September 2 at 12 p.m. ET on AXS TV. Check local listings or AXS.tv for more details.
Atkins is currently on tour and finishing recording his fifth studio album. The album is due out this fall, with a new single expected in October. For more information on Atkins, visit www.RodneyAtkins.com.
About Rodney Atkins
Award-winning singer/songwriter Rodney Atkins has an impressive track record with hitting on sentiments that strike a chord with the country listener. Atkins has landed six No. 1 hits, including the platinum-selling chart-topper, "Take A Back Road," and has over five million single sales in the past five years alone. The latest album, Take A Back Road, has helped propel Rodney to even higher heights with the out-of-the-box smash, "Take A Back Road," along with father/son themed “He’s Mine,” and the laid back cruiser, "Just Wanna Rock N’ Roll."
In 2006, Rodney was named ACM's Top New Male Vocalist while also garnering back-to-back recognition with Billboard's Most Played Song of the Year Award for "If You're Going Through Hell" (2006) and "Watching You" (2007). Since the start of his success, Rodney has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Early Show on CBS, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, CNN Headline News and many more. He is also the national spokesperson the National Council for Adoption. For more information on Rodney Atkins, visit www.rodneyatkins.com.
About AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 under the vision and stewardship of entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is the premier destination for live events, and as-they-are-happening trends in the worlds of pop culture, music, and entertainment.
AXS TV Concerts is the premier source on television for 100% live music. From multi-day festivals to stadium tours to club acts, AXS TV delivers an unparalleled shared experience for fans of all genres. Leveraging the network’s vast capacity, artists expand their reach to live behind-the-scenes moments, live fan Q&As, social media engagement and more unique opportunities specifically for the AXS TV audience. With multiple live concerts weekly, AXS TV is the number one destination for artists and their fans to experience and share a pure live event in the world of music and pop culture. Live LIVE!
The network partners include Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. For more information, go to www.axs.tv.
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