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'Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks' to premiere on AETN Aug. 8

Posted 26 Jul 2017

'Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks' will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m.

This special features guitar hero Joe Bonamassa performing an exclusive concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf.

Beginning just before sundown, the concert highlights the natural beauty of the amphitheater and focuses primarily on the catalogs of Wolf and Waters. Wolf was one of the most influential Chicago bluesmen of all time, known for his deep, scratchy voice. Waters is considered the 'father of modern Chicago blues' and a major inspiration for the British blues explosion of the 1960s, a genre that Bonamassa grew up with and that influences his own music to this day.

The AETN Foundation has tickets available for Bonamassa's two tour stops in Arkansas later this year – Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville and Saturday, Dec. 2, at Verizon Arena in Little Rock. Tickets to each performance are available for a donation of $250 for a floor ticket with meet and greet pass or $150 for floor seating only. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Additional information and ticket reservation forms are available at aetnfoundation.org/boxoffice or by calling 1-800-662-2386.

These tickets are a fundraiser for the AETN Foundation, and all proceeds will support programming on AETN, Arkansas's PBS affiliate and only statewide public service media network.

'Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks' will repeat Saturday, Aug. 12, at 8:30 p.m.

The AETN Foundation exists to raise the funds necessary to support AETN's mission of enhancing lives through trusted public television programs and educational services. The Foundation provides Arkansans opportunities to connect with the only statewide public media outlet by becoming a financial donor, corporate or foundation partner, volunteer, or by other means of giving. The AETN Foundation builds relationships between AETN, donors and viewers and is committed to being a transparent and accountable steward of private financial support.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which 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 through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).