Posted 12 Nov 2013
"AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Booyah! Dad" will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 22, at 6:30 p.m.
"AETN Presents: On the Front Row" is part of AETN Arts Fridays, featuring world class arts and culture programming and locally produced series.
This episode features Booyah! Dad's energy infused dance rock and rollicking personality. With songs reflecting a freewheeling sense of humor, the band delivers an exuberant performance that encourages viewers to sing along and enjoy themselves.
Booyah! Dad was born in the back of a duplex in Little Rock and features J.R. Top on guitar, synthesizer and vocals; Andy Warr on bass and vocals; and Chad Condor on drums. The band calls itself a crossbreed of ZZ Top and the Talking Heads, with influences such as Blue Cheer and Buck Owens.
"AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Booyah! Dad repeats Sunday, Nov. 24, at 1 a.m. following "Austin City Limits."
Also airing Nov. 22 at 9 p.m. will be "Nashville 2.0." From Emmylou Harris to Mumford and Sons, Rosanne Cash to The Mavericks, "Nashville 2.0" celebrates the American musical melting pot while showcasing a variety of musical genres through the vibrancy of Nashville's Americana music scene.
AETN Arts Fridays delivers world class-arts and culture programming to viewers. The locally produced arts and culture series "AETN Presents," featuring Arkansas authors and bands, airs at 6:30 p.m., and the unprecedented PBS Arts Fall Festival airs at 9 p.m. More information about AETN Arts Fridays and the PBS Arts Fall Festival, including previews, is available at aetn.org/artsfridays.
"AETN Presents," which is celebrating its 10th anniversary season, features a variety of arts and cultural subjects. Previously included in the series have been the Arkansas Acoustic Festival; performances by the Cate Brothers, Trout Fishing in America, Dale Hawkins, Wayland Holyfield and Friends, Shannon Boshears Band and Epiphany; and "On the Same Page" with authors Buzz Bissinger, Billy Collins, John T. Edge and Kenneth L. Smith. A full listing of bands and more information is available at aetn.org/aetnpresents.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).