Posted 13 Nov 2012
CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Runaway Planet will air Friday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The program will repeat Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1 a.m. following Austin City Limits.
Runaway Planets forward-thinking take on traditional bluegrass and roots music takes center stage in the bands engaging performance at the AETN studios for this episode of AETN Presents: On the Front Row. Building on a foundation of one of Americas long-standing genres, Runaway Planet plays with a pop sensibility and rock-and-roll confidence while drawing on their extensive knowledge of 1970s-era progressive rock. Their standout show incorporates precision playing and vocal contributions from three of the four members. Runaway Planet includes longtime friends Greg Alexander, acoustic guitar; Steve Brauer, banjo; Michael Proveaux, upright bass; and Matthew Stone, mandolin.
AETN Presents features a variety of arts and cultural subjects. Previously included in the series have been the Arkansas Acoustic Festival; performances by the Cate Brothers, Wayland Holyfield and friends, Trout Fishing in America, Dale Hawkins, Shannon Boshears Band, The Salty Dogs and Epiphany; and On the Same Page with authors Buzz Bissinger, Billy Collins, John T. Edge and Kenneth L. Smith.
AETN Arts Fridays provides Arkansans with world-class arts and culture programming, including the locally produced series AETN Presents at 6:30 p.m. and PBS arts programming at 9 p.m. More information about AETN Presents and episode clips are available at aetn.org/aetnpresents.