The critically-acclaimed music series, “Front and Center” and the Country Music Association (CMA) have announced a special taping of the CMA Songwriters Series with Steven Tyler, the iconic songwriter and prolific voice of the best-selling American rock band Aerosmith.
Tyler, who is set to release his first-ever Country album early next year, will perform acoustically at the Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City, New York on Thursday, Sept. 10th for an exclusive “Front and Center” episode set to air in early 2016.
Joining him onstage will be hit songwriters Nuno Bettencourt, Marti Frederiksen, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Lindsey Lee, and Eric Paslay. Tyler and his guests will perform stripped down versions of songs from his upcoming Country album, including lead single “Love Is Your Name,” along with his mega-hits that have touched the lives of millions of music fans.
Tickets for this special event can be purchased here.
“Steven Tyler is one of the greatest creative minds of our time,” said Don Maggi, “Front and Center” Executive Producer. “To have him in this setting stripping down his music to the essence of what makes a great song – paying tribute to that craft – is an honor for us.”
“Front and Center” is the critically-acclaimed, original one-hour concert series that airs commercial-free on public television. Now in its sixth season, the show has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy, CMA, and American Music Award winners, rock icons, and multi-Platinum sellers including Dierks Bentley, Counting Crows, Goo Goo Dolls, Jack Johnson, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, The Fray, Train, Keith Urban, and more.
“Front and Center” is a production of Front and Center Entertainment, LLC in association with WLIW21 for WNET, and distributed by American Public Television.
For more information on the CMA Songwriters Series visit CMAsongwritersseries.com.