December 17, 2007 22:33
Crowded House, KT Tunstall for US TV series
Ben Harper, Fountains of Wayne also set for 'Artists Den'
Crowded House, KT Tunstall, Ben Harper, and Fountains Of Wayne are among the musicians who will perform on the US television programme 'Live From The Artists Den' next year.
The series, which airs on Ovation TV, features renowned artists performing in intimate, unusual settings such as a converted 19th-century synagogue, a Masonic Temple, and a natural history museum.
The series will premiere on January 13 with KT Tunstall performing at the restored Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan, and will be re-broadcast on January 17 during the programme's regular Thursday-night timeslot.
Other artists and venues to be featured in the upcoming season include Crowded House at New York's Masonic Hall Grand Lodge; Josh Ritter at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History; Ben Harper on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee; Fountains Of Wayne on a 100-year-old ship at New York’s South Street Seaport; and Patty Griffin at the Angel Orensanz Foundation For the Arts in New York.
--By our Los Angeles staff.
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