Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Sundance Channel's Season 2 of 'Spectacle' with Elvis Costello

Breaking news!:

Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett, Neko Case, Richard Thompson and Others to Join Host Elvis Costello In Seven-Part Original Series
Premieres December 9, 2009 at 10:00pm et/pt

The Sundance Channel will launch the second season of its critically acclaimed music/talk original series "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..." on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 10:00pm et/pt with an episode featuring U2's Bono and The Edge. "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..." combines the best elements of talk and music television and lets viewers in on intimate conversation and performances with host Costello and his guests, who range from legendary performers to promising new artists. Among the confirmed guests for the seven-part season are: Bono, The Edge, Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett, John Prine, Ron Sexsmith, Neko Case, Jesse Winchester, Ray LaMontagne, Nick Lowe, Levon Helm, Richard Thompson and Allen Toussaint.

Elvis Costello commented: "In the words of the great Joe Strummer, 'Let's rock again!'"

"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..." is taped in front of a live audience at Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater in New York City and The Masonic Temple in Toronto, Canada. The series will also air on CTV in Canada.

For more information on Spectacle, check out this.

The schedule for Season Two of "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with ..." is as follows:

+ December 9th at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bono and The Edge"

+ December 16th at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Sheryl Crow, Neko Case, Ron Sexsmith and Jesse Winchester"

+ December 23rd at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Levon Helm, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson and Allen Toussaint"

+ December 30th 6:00 - 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..." marathon

+ January 6th at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Elvis Costello"

+ January 13th at 10:00pm--
"Elvis Costello with Lyle Lovett, Ray LaMontagne, and John Prine"

+ January 20th at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bruce Springsteen part 1"

+ January 27th at 10:00pm--
"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bruce Springsteen part 2"

The inaugural season of "Spectacle" featured an extraordinary and eclectic roster of legendary musicians and fascinating personalities including: Sir Elton John, Tony Bennett, Lou Reed, Julian Schnabel, Smokey Robinson, The Police, James Taylor, Herbie Hancock, Rufus Wainwright, Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Diana Krall, John Mellencamp, Jakob Dylan, She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward), Norah Jones, Jenny Lewis, Renée Fleming and President Bill Clinton.

Season one of "Spectacle" is now available on iTunes, and a DVD/BluRay box set was released in the U.S. on November 17, 2009.


At Wednesday, November 25, 2009 8:02:00 AM , Anonymous Marly said...

I saw Elvis Costello on The Colbert Report and thought he was hilarious. One of the best guests on that show.


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