In a record-shattering career, Tim McGraw has sold over 40 million albums, dominated the charts with 30 Number One singles and received three Grammys, among other countless awards. The 2009 release of his tenth studio album, Southern Voice, represents a new level of depth and intensity for the seasoned country artist, showcased on this episode of Soundstage. With a commanding stage presence, McGraw croons out his reflective and haunting new songs "If I Died Today" and "I'm Only Jesus." Other show highlights include "Live Like You Were Dying," "Good Girls" and "Still."
The Fray packs a punch with an emotion-filled performance featuring songs from 2005's How to Save A Life and their eponymous 2009 album The Fray. Singer Isaac Slade leads an expressive set, always connecting with the audience, as he belts out hits including "Never Say Never," "How To Save A Life," "You Found Me" and "Cable Car."
This episode of Soundstage highlights Americana music at its absolute best. Billed as "Three Girls and Their Buddy," Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin and Buddy Miller present a versatile in-the-round set. The group's stage banter and genial rapport clearly translates their passion for performing together on songs like "Get Ready Marie," "Gasoline and Matches," "Poison Love" and "Shelter Me." All legends in their own right, collectively they deliver an unbeatable and spellbinding night not to be missed!
With a backbone of Southern rock and country, passionate Van Zant vocals, and trademark layered guitars, Lynyrd Skynyrd deliver renditions of their iconic classics "Sweet Home Alabama," and "That Smell" that will blow you away. This episode is littered with hits, rousing guitar solos, and songs from their new album, God & Guns. Don't miss an epic "Freebird" finale that does justice to the 35-year legacy of this all-star rock and roll group.
Displaying a close connection with the audience, Willie and his-eight piece band (featuring a banjo, mandolin, fiddle, steel guitar and more) gather round the stage to highlight songs from his first-ever bluegrass album, produced in collaboration with T-Bone Burnett. Tipping his hat to the genre, Willie puts his stamp on standards like Bob Wills' "Trouble In Mind." Other selections include "Whiskey River," "Drinking Champagne" and "Dark As A Dungeon."