Live From the Artist's Den "Ringo Starr with Ben Harper & the Relentless 7" on WXXI-TV

Live From the Artist's Den "Ringo Starr with Ben Harper & the Relentless 7" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 07/11/2010 - 7:00pm

Pictured (l to r) Jason Mozersky, Ben Harper, Ringo Starr, Jordan Richardson, Ann-Marie Calhoun, Jesse Ingalls, Justin Pate, and Bruce Sugar.

Photo credit: C. Taylor Crothers.

Ringo Starr performs with Ben Harper & the Relentless 7 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Live From the Artists Den showcases stellar musical performances in extraordinary settings. Filmed in high definition, each episode features an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge musicians.

Live From the Artists Den "Ringo Starr with Ben Harper & the Relentless 7" airs Sunday, July 11 at 7 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).

The innovative series breaks away from the confines of the conventional studio set by unveiling a new, unexpected venue in every episode. The musicians often play a role in picking the stage for these memorable events, which frequently inspire new renditions of songs and special set lists. This season kicks off with music legend Ringo Starr performing with modern folk-funk master Ben Harper and his band Relentless 7 in the Egyptian wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other featured artists include: double-digit Grammy nominee Tori Amos, multiplatinum singer-songwriter David Gray ("Babylon"), neo-soul songstress Corinne Bailey Rae, Southern rockers the Black Crowes, multiplatinum country singer Dierks Bentley and the soul stylings of Booker T. and the Drive-by Truckers with special guest Bettye LaVette.

 

 

 

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