VOLUNTEER JAM XX: A TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE” PREMIERING AUGUST 19, 2018 AT 10PM ET/9PM CT on AXS TV
THE BROADCAST PREMIERE INCLUDES PERFORMANCES BY CHARLIE DANIELS, THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND, ALABAMA, BILLY F GIBBONS, BLACKBERRY SMOKE, CHRIS YOUNG, CHRIS JANSON, JUSTIN MOORE, LEE BRICE, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, RICKY SKAGGS, SARA EVANS, THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, TRAVIS TRITT, & MANY MORE
August 13, 2018, New York, NY — Blackbird Presents and AXS TV are proud to announce the broadcast premiere and music release of Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charlie. The broadcast and music release features a collection of legendary singers, songwriters, and superstars who came together to celebrate Charlie Daniels’ twentieth Volunteer Jam at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee this March. AXS TV will premiere the two-hour broadcast on Sunday, August 19 at 10PM ET, and Blackbird Presents will release a two-CD set of select songs which is available for immediate preorder on August 13, 2018.
Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charliebroadcast special features captivating performances, in-depth interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage with Charlie Daniels, The Charlie Daniels Band, Alabama, Billy F Gibbons, Blackberry Smoke, Chris Young, Chris Janson, Chuck Leavell, Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Eddie Montgomery, Justin Moore, Lee Brice, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ricky Skaggs, Sara Evans, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Travis Tritt. Performances include a range of classics, such as "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" (performed by Charlie Daniels & The Charlie Daniels Band), "Mountain Music" (Performed by ALABAMA), "La Grange" (Performed by Billy F Gibbons), and an all-star grand finale performance of "One Way Out."
Keith Wortman is the creator and executive producer of the show. GRAMMY® Award-winner Don Was served as music director.
“We were honored to produce Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charlie, of one of the most special southern rock, soul, and blues most special music traditions,” says Keith Wortman, Executive Producer. “This broadcast premiere and release captures all of the excitement for music fans around the world.”
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