Live From the Artists Den

2008, TV Show

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Live From the Artists Den Returns for a Sixth Season of Musical Intimacy

The PBS concert series Live From the Artists Den is brilliant in its simplicity — matching compelling musicians with equally captivating performance spaces that give fans a sense of jewel-box intimacy all too rare in today's arena- and festival-based pop-music marketplace.

The concept originated in the San Francisco living room of executive producer Mark Lieberman, who went on to mount concerts in neglected warehouses and venerable old churches, discovering what he calls an "exciting alchemy between artist and place." Since then, Artists Den has featured such inspired pairings as Kid Rock at Graceland, Robert Plant at Nashville's War Memorial and Elvis Costello at the New York Public Library. "Every day, we all walk by some of the greatest treasures in our cities," Lieberman says, "and we never go in."

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Season 6, Episode 4
“Tonight, the secret word is fun,” said Mayer Hawthorne at the start of his Live from the Artists Den taping at the Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. He kept his word, mixing everything from doo-wop to hip-hop throughout his energetic set.

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Atlantas historic Buckhead Theatre hosted an unforgettable performance by Iron and Wine. The show was a homecoming for frontman Sam Beam, who grew up in the area, and the eleven-piece band delivered a marathon set for an invitation-only audience.

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The fifth season of the innovative music series Live from the Artists Den features Norah Jones, The Wallflowers, Rufus Wainwright, and Mayer Hawthorne, shot in unique locations across the country.

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Take a look back at some of this season's biggest highlights, including performances and interviews by Adele, Kid Rock, Death Cab for Cutie, Iron and Wine, The Fray and Amos Lee.

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Live From the Artists Den Returns for a Sixth Season of Musical Intimacy

The PBS concert series Live From the Artists Den is brilliant in its simplicity — matching compelling musicians with equally captivating performance spaces that give fans a sense of jewel-box intimacy all too rare in today's arena- and festival-based pop-music marketplace.

The concept originated in the San Francisco living room of executive producer Mark Lieberman, who went on to mount concerts in neglected warehouses and venerable old churches, discovering what he calls an "exciting alchemy between artist and place." Since then, Artists Den has featured such inspired pairings as Kid Rock at Graceland, Robert Plant at Nashville's War Memorial and Elvis Costello at the New York Public Library. "Every day, we all walk by some of the greatest treasures in our cities," Lieberman says, "and we never go in."

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Pop Star K.T. Tunstall Takes Fans into the Artists' Den

Short of venturing out into the cold and going to an actual concert, there may be no better way to see and hear live music than on Ovation TV's terrific new weekly series Live from the Artists' Den (tonight at 8 pm/ET). Somewhat similar to MTV's 2001-'02 Music in High Places, Artists' Den stages concerts in striking settings: Ben Harper sings on a farm in Tennessee, Fountains of Wayne play on a ship in New York and, in tonight's premiere, Scottish singer-songwriter K.T. Tunstall performs at the early 20th-century Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan. We spoke to the down-to-earth Tunstall, who recently released her second CD, Drastic Fantastic, about the importance of location, location, location. TVGuide.com: As an artist who tours extensively, is the venue just as important to you as the cr read more

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Premiered: January 13, 2008, on Ovation TV
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A concert showcase that features music artists performing in unique settings, such as museums, temples and synagogues. The series also features interview segments with the artists.

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