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AETN Arts Fridays with Wildwood and Steve Davison, 6:30 p.m.

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Steve Davison and Wildwood 

Join us Friday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m. for “AETN Presents:  On the Front Row” with Wildwood and Steve Davison as part of AETN Arts Fridays.  Stay tuned for "Michael Feinstein's American Songbook Lost and Found" at 9 p.m. 

Then come back to AETN for “Austin City Limits” and Jimmy Cliff Saturday at 11 p.m.   Taped live in the AETN studios before an intimate audience, join Wildwood, a high-energy band from Fayetteville, and individual winner Davison, who composes original music on 6 and 12-string guitars.

Wildwood brings to AETN bluegrass, "old-timey" music and originals. The group has said their music is reminiscent of blues or underground rock, featuring three veteran singer/songwriters – guitarist Jason Payton, bassist Robin Rues and flat-picker Bayard Blain – who specialize in two and three part harmonies. 

 

Stay tuned at 9 p.m. for Michael Feinstein's American Songbook “Lost and Found” that follows Michael’s efforts to unravel the mystery surrounding a musical manuscript attributed to Irving Berlin. Along the way, he persuades another musical legend, Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman, to teach him an unpublished, unrecorded song from his songwriting “trunk” that’s never been prior to this broadcast. Between live performances in Dallas, Palm Desert, CA, and Clinton, CT, Michael’s journey takes him to New York, Los Angeles, and Madison, WI. Guest appearance by Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole.  

Then come back Saturday night at 11 for Jimmy Cliff on “Austin City Limits”.  When it comes to reggae, Jimmy Cliff is indisputably one of the greats. He first found fame as a teenager, with a string of hit singles in his native Jamaica. By the late 60s, reggae was spreading beyond Jamaica’s borders and Cliff became one of its first international stars with “Wonderful World, Beautiful People” and “Vietnam,” which Bob Dylan called “the best protest song I’ve ever heard.” 

Great music crossing genres in two great venues – the studios at AETN in Conway and the ACL studio in Austin, Tx.  

TUNE IN:  Friday, 6:30 p.m. for “AETN Presents:  On the Front Row” with Wildwood and Steve Davison, Michael Feinstein's American Songbook “Lost and Found” at 9 p.m., and Saturday, 11 p.m. for Jimmy Cliff on “Austin City Limits”.