STYX FRONTMAN TOMMY SHAW CELEBRATES THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ONE OF THE BAND’S MOST ICONIC PERFORMANCES IN THE PREMIERE OF THE 2016 SPECIAL SING FOR THE DAY! TOMMY SHAW AND CONTEMPORARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA ON SUNDAY, JULY 9 AT 10pE

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STYX FRONTMAN TOMMY SHAW CELEBRATES THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ONE OF THE BAND’S MOST ICONIC PERFORMANCES IN THE PREMIERE OF THE 2016 SPECIAL SING FOR THE DAY! TOMMY SHAW AND CONTEMPORARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA ON SUNDAY, JULY 9 AT 10pE

The Career-Spanning Set Includes Beloved STYX Hits, as Well as Classics from Shaw’s Acclaimed Solo Albums and His Time with the Supergroup Damn Yankees

First Look Press Clip of Shaw and Orchestra Performing “Sing for the Day” is available here

LOS ANGELES – June 26, 2017 – Classical music and classic rock collide as AXS TV presents STYX frontman Tommy Shaw in the premiere of the 2016 concert special SING FOR THE DAY! TOMMY SHAW AND CONTEMPORARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA—airing Sunday, July 9, at 10pE. The broadcast follows the season premiere of the popular AXS TV original series ROCK AND ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR at 9pE/6pP, which features Shaw and STYX with Sammy Hagar backstage at the Venetian Theater in Las Vegas.

“Ten years after STYX and CYO performed for the first time together, I’ve joined forces with them again, this time for a solo acoustic symphony show!,” said Shaw about the special.

SING FOR THE DAY! was filmed live at the Waetjen Auditorium in Cleveland, OH, in May of 2016, commemorating the 10TH Anniversary of STYX’s landmark collaboration with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra with an unforgettable night of music. Wielding a mandolin and an acoustic and electric guitar, Shaw sails through a career-spanning set of STYX hits, solo favorites, and more, backed by the impressive 115-piece teenage orchestra and choir. Highlights include soaring renditions of the STYX staples “Too Much Time On My Hands,” “Renegade,” “Sing For The Day,” and “Blue Collar Man,” as well as Shaw’s acclaimed solo hits “Diamond” and “The Great Divide,” Damn Yankees classics “High Enough” and “Come Again,” and many more, delivering an incredible one-of-a-kind experience that music lovers of all ages won’t want to miss.

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.@STYXtheBand frontman @tsgreatdivide performs with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra in an @AXSTV concert special July 9 at 10pE

Check out this first look of @tsgreatdivide performing “Sing for the Day” on @AXSTV July 9 at 10pE – http://bit.ly/TommyShaw_SingfortheDay

ABOUT AXS TV

Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing groundbreaking music programming, stand-up comedy performances from today’s top comedians, and hard-hitting mixed martial arts promotions. The network’s hit franchise series include THE BIG INTERVIEW with Dan Rather; ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR; THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS; GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE; and AXS TV FIGHTS.

AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter/Spectrum TV, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, DISH, Frontier, Sling TV, Altice/Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable/Spectrum TV, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers, including members of the National Cable Television Cooperative. The network is also distributed in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit www.axs.tv and www.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook,Twitter @axstvInstagram; Cyber Dust and YouTube.

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