To kick off the second season of the Sundance Channel's acclaimed original music series Live From Abbey Road, Mary J Blige, the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," will discuss her extraordinary way of combining hip-hop and soul, and perform hit songs, such as her lead single "Just Fine" from her latest album, Growing Pains.
In addition, alternative rock band Dashboard Confessional talk about their experience at the legendary Abbey Road studio, and perform "Hands Down" from their album A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar. Also, English singer/songwriter James Blunt offers a mix of pop, rock and folk with "1973," Blunt's first single from All the Lost Souls, which reached Number One on the World Singles Top 40.
The Sundance Channel also announced upcoming line-ups for the second season of Live From Abbey Road:
Episode 2 - June 26
Rascal Flatts, Kate Nash & Herbie Handcock with Corinne Bailey Rae and Melody Gardot
Episode 3 - July 3
Panic at the Disco, David Gray & Suzanne Vega
Episode 4 - July 10
Stereophonics, Colbie Caillat & Joan Armatrading
Episode 5 - July 17
Sheryl Crow, Hard-Fi & Diana Krall
Episode 6 - July 24
The Hoosiers, The Black Keys, Manu Chao
Episode 7 - July 31
Matchbox Twenty, The Script, Def Leppard
Episode 8 - August 7
Elbow, MGMT, Alanis Morissette
For more information, visit www.sundancechannel.com/livefromabbeyroad/.