Inaugural Music Concert TV Show Aptly Debuts During Inauguration Day

Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert Debut January 20th

Landmarks Live Inaugural in Concert TV Show Premieres Tonight within the Great Performances series on PBS at 9:00 ET. The first in a series of eight Landmarks Live In Concert performances from magical venues across the globe including Paris, London, New York, Havana, Los Angeles; Jamaica and more. First up: the amazing Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys (January 20); followed by Brad Paisley, January 27th.



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Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live In Concert premieres January 27th.

Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) The following week features Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert, Friday, January 27th. Chad Smith, the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, serves as the series’ host and conducts one-on-one interviews with the artists exploring their favorite locations around each Landmark.

To much fanfare at last night’s Landmarks Live In Concert inauguration eve launch party in New York City’s meatpacking district — the folks in front of and behind the lens of the new in concert television series kicked-off the inaugural show’s premiere in grand style.


The People in Front of and Behind the Lens


Robert Friedman, CEO, Bungalow Media + Entertainment, LLC

In a speech celebrating the inaugural show for the anticipated successful television series’ run on PBS’ Great Performances, Bungalow Media + Entertainment, LLC  CEO, Robert Friedman said,

“…it is so cool that these iconic characters, to see through their lens — these landmarks and vice-versa — the landmarks’ impact on our lives.” — Robert Friedman, CEO, Bungalow Media + Entertainment, LLC


Facts: Series Creator, Director and Executive Producer Daniel E Catullo III, who is also the CEO of City Drive Films. Executive producer, Carl Rosenberg. Robert Friedman, an executive producer on the series is also the CEO of Bungalow Media + Entertainment, LLC. For Great Performances, Bill O’Donnell is series producer; David Horn is executive producer. Stephen Segaller is executive-in-charge for WNET. Great Performances is produced by THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers. Throughout its more than 40 year history on public television, Great Performances has provided viewers across the country with an unparalleled showcase of the best in all genres of the performing arts, serving as America’s most prestigious and enduring broadcaster of cultural programming.

About WNET. America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (KidsThirteen, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings.


It should be noted that upstart company filmio is the underwriter for the Landmarks Live In Concert series. President of filmio, Ian Lewinter sas to watch tonight for announcements of filmio’s official launch during the Alicia Keys concert!


Here’s an inside look into last night’s launch party and some of the people involved the making of the series that is sure to Socially Spark our Lives.


Landmarks Live In Concert Launch Party, January 19, 2017, Dream Hotel, NYC

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Left – right: Kooster McAllister, audio recording for Alicia Keys & Brad Paisley; with Ian Agate, technical supervisor




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Left to Right: Robert Friedman, Executive Producer, Landmarks Live In Concert & Ed Steinberg, Founder, Rockamedia

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Left to right: Casey Bennett, Founder, EDGEtv and Abbe Sparks, Founder/Editor, Socially Sparked News, LLC


Net, net. This is a series to watch! Can’t wait for it to socially spark our lives. –Abbe is Socially Sparked. @sosparkednews