AXS TV Acquires Exclusive Rights To Musicares' 2013 Gala
March 10, 2014 at 8:43 AM (PT)
AXS TV will air the exclusive premiere of the 2013 MUSICARES gala, honoring BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, on SUNDAY, MARCH 30th, at 8p ET/5p PT. Filmed live at the LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th, the event hosted by “The Daily Show” star JON STEWART—celebrates SPRINGSTEEN’s career, while raising funds and awareness for the invaluable programs and services that the MUSICARES FOUNDATION provides to music people in need.
The concert features performances from the industry’s biggest names who perform THE BOSS’ biggest hits. Highlights include ALABAMA SHAKES with a fierce rendition of “Adam Raised a Cain”; ELTON JOHN on “Streets of PHILADELPHIA”; JOHN LEGEND with a piano-driven arrangement of “Dancing in the Dark”; country favorites TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL on “Tougher Than the Rest”; MUMFORD & SONS with “I’m On Fire”; RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE axe man TOM MORELLO and MY MORNING JACKET's JIM JAMES on “The Ghost of Tom Joad”; PATTI SMITH playing her SPRINGSTEEN partnership “Because the Night”; STING with “Lonesome Day”; NEIL YOUNG with the rousing “Born in the U.S.A.”; ZAC BROWN BAND and gospel mainstay MAVIS STAPLES with “My City of Ruins”; and more.