December 22, 2021 – The Song launched in January 2020, and the star power, production and unique programming of the first two seasons made it must-see tv for music fans coast to coast. Production on Season III is complete, and the fast-paced show featuring intimate performances from some of music’s greatest stars and the iconic songs that launched and propelled their careers will premiere nationwide on January 8, 2022.
THE SONG’s new season features Rockers Collective Soul, Melissa Etheridge, Styx, and Rob Thomas, Pop songstresses Amy Grant and Sarah McLachlan, Soul singer Brian McKnight, Pop singer songwriter icon Kenny Loggins and Country star Gary Allan – all performing the songs that made them famous in this exciting weekly show reaching over 80 million households on 150 stations.
“We’ve been amazed week after week how viewers are connecting with these artists and their songs in this unique presentation,” said the show’s creator and Executive Producer Marc Oswald. “This new season is incredibly diverse and we can’t wait to kick off the new year with these legendary artists performing truly remarkable songs.”
The show is produced by Tupelo Honey and Oswald Entertainment Group, directed by renowned film and still photographer David “Doc” Abbott, written, edited and produced by Stephen Wallen and Scott Kono and booked by legendary talent producer Tisha Fein and talent coordinator Clay Myers. Gray Television is managing the syndication, led by Greg Conklin and George Johnson, predominantly on CBS, ABC, FOX and NBC affiliates including New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Seattle.
Season III is hosted by Krista Marie and includes a combination of episodes produced at various locations in Music City and on the road. THE SONG crew traveled to a private estate in Sherman, CT to film two episodes with Rob Thomas. Kenny Loggins and Sarah McLachlan were both lensed in California, Loggins at The Alcazar Theatre in Carpinteria and McLachlan at Hotel del Coronado. Collective Soul’s episode was shot at Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre, and Brian McKnight’s episode was captured across town at Terminal West. Gary Allan and Amy Grant’s episodes were shot at Nashville’s Analog at Hutton Hotel and Blackbird Studio, respectively, and Melissa Etheridge performed at the show’s home base, TGL Farms near Nashville Tennessee. To top it all off, the Styx episode was shot following the band’s performance at the beautiful new Hard Rock Casino in Cincinnati, Ohio.
“This is a massive undertaking, but we’re excited to continue to grow and develop this show,” said the show’s Executive Producer Cary Glotzer, CEO and Chief Content Officer of Tupelo Honey, a Gray Television Company.
Season I was filmed exclusively at TGL Farms and kicked off with such iconic stars as All-4-One, Big & Rich, CeeLo Green, Don McLean, Rick Springfield, Rome Ramirez featuring Dirty Heads, Travis Tritt, and Gretchen Wilson. Season II of THE SONG traveled coast to coast to visit Jason Mraz at the Mraz Family Farm, Pat Monahan and Train at Concannon Vineyard in Northern California, Jewel in the Colorado Rockies high above Telluride, Richard Marx on the beautiful cliffs of Malibu, Clint Black at Analog at Hutton Hotel Nashville and the Marleys at the world famous Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Shooting wrapped where it all began, with Gavin DeGraw at TGL Farms outside Nashville, Tennessee. Below is winner of Masked Singer, Jewel, with her performance of “You Were Meant for Me.”
The show is presented by Ally and brought to you by partnerships with Harley-Davidson, Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, and powered by KICKER Performance Audio.
Earlier this year, THE SONG announced an exclusive partnership with Time Life to release live performances recorded exclusively for the show. Many of the songs recorded for Season I of the show are currently available via Time Life on all major streaming platforms. The two companies are also working closely to develop enhanced content for THE SONG’s YouTube channel, including previously unreleased footage.
For great moments from both seasons of THE SONG, fans can log on to THESONG.TV to check out full performances and exclusive behind-the-scenes content. The site includes details for tuning into the show in specific markets.
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THE SONG TV Season III Schedule:
EPISODE ONE – ROB THOMAS – Part 1
January 8-9, 2022
Location: A private estate in Sherman, CT
· “Sunday Morning New York Blue”
EPISODE TWO – ROB THOMAS – Part 2
January 15-16, 2022
Location: A private estate in Sherman, CT
· “Ever The Same”
· “Lonely No More”
EPISODE THREE – MELISSA ETHERIDGE
January 22-23, 2022
Location: TGL Farms / Nashville, TN
· “I Want To Come Over”
· “As Cool As You Try”
· “Come To My Window”
EPISODE FOUR – KENNY LOGGINS
January 29-30, 2022
Location: The Alcazar Theatre / Carpinteria, CA
· “Return To Pooh Corner”
· “Danny’s Song”
EPISODE FiVE – SARAH McLACHLAN
February 5-6, 2022
Location: Hotel del Coronado / Coronado, CA
· “I Will Remember You”
EPISODE SIX – GARY ALLAN
February 12-13, 2022
Location: Analog at Hutton Hotel / Nashville, TN
· “Right Where I Need To Be”
· “Best I Ever Had”
· “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”
EPISODE SEVEN – BRIAN McKNIGHT
February 19-20, 2022
Location: Terminal West / Atlanta, GA
· “One Last Cry”
· “Back At One”
EPISODE EIGHT – STYX
February 26-27, 2022
Location: Hard Rock Casino – Cincinnati / Cincinnati, OH
· “Too Much Time On My Hands”
· “Rockin’ The Paradise”
EPISODE NINE – AMY GRANT
March 5-6, 2022
Location: Blackbird Studio / Nashville, TN
· “Every Heartbeat”
· “That’s What Love Is For”
· “Baby Baby”
EPISODE TEN – COLLECTIVE SOUL
March 12-13, 2022
Location: Buckhead Theatre / Atlanta, GA
· “The World I Know”
More episodes to be announced.
Stay tuned to MusicOnTheRox.com for further information.
Jerrett Franklin is a singer/songwriter from Loretto, TN. After growing up in a small town, he moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Music On The Rox originated from. We are dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.