CHANNEL 4 announce live music series at ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS
featuring PAUL WELLER, THE MACCABEES, FOALS, BIFFY CLYRO, ALT-J & more
New Channel 4 live music series recorded at London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios premieres with Paul Weller special
New series: Abbey Road Studios: in Session with Volkswagen Beetle begins on Channel 4 and 4OD on 14th November.
A new TV music series, Abbey Road Studios: in Session with Volkswagen Beetle, hits screens for the first time on Channel 4 and 4OD on 14th November with a one-off performance by Paul Weller.
The opening show will be a 45-minute special featuring an exclusive one-off performance by Paul Weller.
Weekly sessions will feature a mix of established and emerging artists including Mercury Prize winners Alt-J, Mercury Prize nominees Django Django and The Maccabees, plus Foals, Biffy Clyro, The Vaccines and Two Door Cinema Club
The 45-minute special will be the first of an eight-week series, which airs each Wednesday just after midnight.
The subsequent 30-minute weekly shows, Abbey Road Studios: in Session with Volkswagen Beetle, will then feature two artists each week including 2012 Mercury Prize winners Alt-J and nominees Django Django and The Maccabees.
The shows include:
· Episode one: Paul Weller (45 minutes)
· Episode two: The Maccabees/Django Django (30 minutes)
· Episode three: Civil Wars/Kyle Eastwood Band (30 minutes)
· Episode four: The Vaccines/Jake Bugg (30 minutes)
· Episode five: Foals/Alt-J (30 minutes)
· Episode six: First Aid Kit/Kristina Train (30 minutes)
· Episode seven: Biffy Clyro/Two Door Cinema Club (30 minutes)
· Episode eight: one hour special featuring a previously unseen performance from each of the series’ 13 acts (60 minutes)
Channel 4 and London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios have teamed-up with Volkswagen to create the series in celebration of the return of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle.
Produced by Live From Abbey Road Productions, makers of the hugely successful Live From Abbey Road series, the intimate show is shot live in Studio 2.
The Abbey Road Studios: in Session with Volkswagen Beetle series is produced by Michael Gleason, Live from Abbey Road (Ltd) and commissioned by Cath Lovesey and Steven Edwards at Channel 4.
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