Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

‘Rick Wakeman: Face To Face’


Media Release
27 February 2009

The Arts Channel Is Proud To Announce New Zealand Premiere Of Music Talk Show ‘Rick Wakeman: Face To Face’

Premiering on Sunday 19 April 8.30pm, ‘Rick Wakeman: Face To Face’ is a weekly music talk show hosted by rock legend Rick Wakeman. Putting a face to the name of some of the worlds most legendary musicians, each episode profiles the careers and reveals some of the most interesting, candid and in-depth interviews ever to grace our screens.

Featuring a stellar line-up of guests, including Brian May (Queen), Rob Halford & Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest), Jon Lord (Deep Purple & Whitesnake), Justin Hawkins (The Darkness & Hot Leg), Neil Innes (The Rutles, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), Jeff Wayne (War Of The Worlds),Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music), Andy Fairweather-Low (Eric Clapton’s Band & Amen Corner), Brian Bennett & Bruce Welch (The Shadows), Roger Chapman (Family), Snowy White (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd), Dave Cousins (The Strawbs), Chris Barber (Jazz & Blues Legend), Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent(The Zombies), Steve Harley (Cockney Rebel), Whispering Bob Harris (Old Grey Whistle Test), Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers), Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy), Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jnr (The 5th Dimension); 'Rick Wakeman: Face To Face' presents an insight into the minds of the musicians.

Host Rick Wakeman is a rock legend, composer, and raconteur. He is best known as the cape-wearing keyboard wizard and creative genius of the rock supergroup YES; for his string of multi-million selling hit solo albums; and his celebrated collaborations in the 60s and 70s with the likes of David Bowie, Cat Stevens, T. Rex, Elton John, Lou Reed, and Black Sabbath.

Rick Wakeman: Face To Face, screens weekly on the Arts Channel from Sunday 19 April, 8.30pm.

The Arts Channel, SKY Digital Channel 79
- ends -

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis Review: Reclaiming The N-Word - Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman

Black resistance to institutional racism in the US has a long, tangled, and traumatic intellectual history. Although we may have assumed much too easily that white supremacists like David Duke had become marginalised as a political force, in reality they never really disappeared ... More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Minstrel in The Gallery - Sam Hunt's Selected Poems

Perhaps the most striking aspect of Sam Hunt's poetry is its quality of urgent authenticity. Encountering this latest compilation, the reader is immediately struck by its easy accessibility, tonal sincerity, and lack of linguistic pretension ... More>>

A Matter Of Fact: Truth In A Post-Truth World

How do we convincingly explain the difference between good information and misinformation? And conversely, how do we challenge our own pre-conceived notions of what we believe to be true? More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: The Road To Unfreedom

Valerie Morse: Yale professor of history Tim Snyder publishes a stunning account of the mechanisms of contemporary Russian power in US and European politics. In telling this story he presents both startling alarms for our own society and some mechanisms of resistance. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland