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Mark Cuban's AXS TV Renews 'World's Greatest Tribute Bands' (Exclusive)
The World's Greatest Tribute Bands is getting an encore on AXS TV.
The network, which was developed by Mark Cuban to feature live entertainment, has renewed the series for a second-cycle with a 10-episode order.
The weekly one-hour concert series -- hosted by Katie Daryl (TMZ on TV, Showbiz Tonight) live from the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, Calif. -- pays tribute to "the legendary sounds, songs and artists especially of the '60s, '70s and '80s."
The show, which wraps its first cycle on Monday, returns July 15 with a tribute to David Bowie featuring Space Oddity. Additional concerts feature The Police Experience (The Police, July 22), The Fab Four (The Beatles, July 29), Guns 4 Roses (Guns N Roses, Aug. 5), Alice in Cooperland (Alice Cooper, Aug. 12), Which One's Pink (Pink Floyd, Aug. 19), Blaze of Glory (Bon Jovi, Aug. 26), The Iron Maidens (Iron Maiden, Sept. 9), Strangelove (Depeche Mode, Sept. 16) and Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin, Sept. 23).
Meanwhile, fans interested in seeing the concerts in person can attend for free. Click here for further details, and watch a video below.
AXS TV is focused solely on providing viewers with live music and entertainment. The network has aired live concerts from Linkin Park, Aerosmith, Daughtry, Pitbull and Carrie Underwood, plus the inaugural television broadcasts of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, with headliners John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5 and The Black Keys among the 30 featured broadcast artists, and Stagecoach Music Festival, with Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley and others.