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Blazing Concerts

March 29, 2009 8:00 PM

The live DirecTV music shows produced in HD by Shout Factory’s Blaze Television unit at the recent South by Southwest Festival are being edited into 16 stand-alone one-hour concerts to be distributed worldwide through North Star Media. Musical acts featured in the shows include the Airborne Toxic Event, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Carlene Carter, Echo and the Bunnymen, Third Eye Blind, Forever the Sickest Kids, Juliette Lewis and the New Romantiques, Lenka, the Proclaimers, Solange Presents Sol-Angel & the Hadley Street Dreams, Tinted Windows, the Von Bondies, Shiny Toy Guns, Ed Harcourt, The Oak Ridge Boys, Late of the Pier and Shwayze. The stand-alone shows will be transmitted in the U.S. as part of the DirecTV Concert Series on the 101 Network.

—Tom Gilbert

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