MAY 02 2011
New York, NY - May 2, 2011 - The third season of the innovative music series Live from the Artists Den has launched on public television; on May 6th a new episode will premiere featuring three standout emerging artists; Australian singer-songwriter Daniel Merriweather, alternative pop songstress A Fine Frenzy and folk singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan. Live from the Artists Den show airs nationally on public television. Check local listings www.artistsden.com.
The Emmy-nominated Live from the Artists Den connects a curated line-up of artists to unique locations and creates intimate music experiences for music fans. For this episode, Daniel Merriweather performs at Sotheby’s auction house in New York City, A Fine Frenzy takes the stage at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY and folk singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan takes the stage at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.
Live From the Artist Den opens this episode with four songs from Australian singer and songwriter Daniel Merriweather. Daniel released his debut album LOVE & WAR (J Records, 2010) garnering global recognition for his musical artistry and songwriting talent. Daily Variety declared “there was no doubt that a new star was born;” People Magazine named LOVE & WAR “the year’s best debut…;” The Los Angeles Times “a handsomely crafted retro-soul affair;” and CNN raved “When he sings, he’s all soul.” Merriweather was nominated for the 2010 Brit Award for 2010’s Best International Breakthrough Act, won the ARIA Award (Australia’s “Grammys”) for Best Male Artist, and received two nominations at 2010’s European Music Awards. LOVE & WAR, produced by Grammy award winner Mark Ronson, debuted at #2 on the British album chart and both his album and single “Red” have been certified platinum. Merriweather has made previous appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Last Call with Carson Daly. For more information, visit www.danielmerriweather.com.