In The First Episode, Eddie Trunk Explores Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party with Rock Icons Eddie Money, Vince Neil, REO Speedwagon & More
Season Two Highlights Include Trips to Hangout Festival, INKcarceration & the Monsters of Rock Cruise, and Sit-Downs with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Vivian Campbell, Tesla, Jon Pardi, and Judah & The Lion, Among Others
Tickets To High Tide Beach Party On-Sale Now,
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Music historian Eddie Trunk takes viewers on an immersive journey through some of the country’s biggest rock festivals and music events, as the popular AXS TV original series TrunkFest returns for season two—premiering Sunday, July 7 at 9:30pE/6:30pP. TrunkFest airs as part of the Network’s Sunday Night Rocks lineup, which also includes the star-studded talk-and-rock series Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar at 8pE; the hilarious and heartfelt reality series Real Money, starring Eddie Money and his family.
TrunkFest Season Two kicks off on July 7 with a trip down to sunny southern California for a day of classic rock and classic rides at Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party And Car Show. While there, Eddie Trunk takes in the sights and sounds of the summer’s ultimate beach bash, and sits down with a slate of rock n’ roll icons such as Eddie Money, Vince Neil, REO Speedwagon, and the Red Rocker himself, Sammy Hagar. Check out the first look clip here from the premiere.
Trunk has also been added to this summer’s lineup of Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party on September 28 and 29 in Huntington Beach, CA. For more information, click here.
Also during the season, Trunk boards the Monsters Of Rock Cruise to sail the high seas with Tesla and Extreme (July 14); saddles up for a Country Jam weekend packed with tricked-out RVs and trailers, and interviews with Country stars Jon Pardi and Craig Campbell (July 21); chills out at Vail Snow Days with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and hits the slopes on a ski-lift with talented rock progeny Devon Allman and Duane Betts (July 28); lives the life of a Super VIP at the Hangout Music Festival, joining Judah & The Lion and lovelytheband on the Gulf Shores (Aug. 4); and heads to the world-famous NAMM festival to talk with six-string superstars Dave Amato and Vivian Campbell, and check out the latest top-of-the-line music gear (Aug. 11). Other highlights include a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock (Aug. 18); trips to Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp (Aug. 25) and INKcarceration (Sept. 1); and a special recap reflecting on “The Best” moments of the year (Sept. 8).
“One of the things I’m really excited about with Season Two is the growth and variety of events and experiences we cover. I am literally learning and experiencing many things right along with the audience for the first time,” said Trunk. “It’s been awesome and at times an education for sure!”
“The response to TrunkFest’s first season from our viewers was incredible. Our audience loved Trunk’s inside views of festivals and how he experienced them firsthand,” said Evan Haiman, AXS TV’s Vice President of Music Programming and Production. “We’re proud to give our viewers even more epic interviews and in-depth festival coverage in season two. Eddie Trunk is beloved by fans and artists, alike, and his knowledge of music is unparalleled—I couldn’t think of a better host, or a better series, to serve as one of the cornerstones for our new Sunday Night Rocks block.”
About AXS TV:
Launched in 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban in conjunction with AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and CBS, AXS TV has established itself as the premier destination for music and entertainment programming. The network delivers an eclectic programming roster that includes original series such as The Big Interview With Dan Rather, Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, and Real Money, as well as hard-hitting mixed martial arts events, and a slate of acclaimed documentaries and iconic concerts from some of music’s most influential artists. AXS TV is also the U.S. home of the popular New Japan Pro Wrestling and WOW-Women Of Wrestling promotions and Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA). AXS TV is currently available nationally in the United States and parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. For a list of providers, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv. Follow AXS TV on Facebook, Twitter @axstv; Instagram; and YouTube. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.
WHAT: Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party & Car Show
WHEN: September 28 & 29
WHERE: Huntington State Beach 21601 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
ONLINE: HighTideBeachParty.com, RedRocker.com and follow social media to stay in the loop Facebook || Instagram || Twitter
ARTWORK: Download high-res art and assets here
TICKETS: On-sale NOW at www.HighTideBeachParty.com.
Sammy Hagar said, “Who’s ready to go back to the beach?”
Catch his full video announcement HERE.
About Sammy Hagar:
Sammy Hagar is a Grammy® winning vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, entrepreneur, #1 New York Times bestselling author and host of Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar on AXS TV, who’s sold more than 80 million albums during his four decade-long career. With his critically-acclaimed supergroup, The Circle, Hagar reunited with Michael Anthony, the renowned bassist who’s played with him for the past 30 years in bands including Van Halen and Chickenfoot; Jason Bonham, the acclaimed drummer and son of Led Zeppelin’s iconic drummer, John Bonham; and Vic Johnson, Hagar’s longtime guitar virtuoso who seamlessly shreds through his own, as well as some of rock’s most iconic guitarist’s riffs. The band takes fans on a musical journey through rock history with a set list spanning hits from Montrose, Sammy’s solo career, Van Halen and with Bonham on board, even a few Led Zeppelin classics.
About John Oakes:
John Oakes is an entertainment entrepreneur, executive, and marketer based in Southern California. Oakes founded his music, entertainment, event, and marketing consulting company, Freeze Management, in 2002, while managing rock band Story of the Year. He specializes in producing music festivals, concerts, car shows, motorcycle shows and events, and developing marketing programs benefiting live events, brands, artists, partners, and fans. Oakes has spent 20 years as an entrepreneur in the music industry, representing a diverse group of musicians selling millions of records and tickets worldwide. Oakes, with his company Freeze Management, has also developed effective strategies and implemented successful marketing programs for an assorted group of well-known companies, including Rockstar Energy Drink, Ram Trucks, AT&T Wireless, Samsung Mobile, Ford, Jagermeister, Lucas Oil, Coors Light, Harley-Davidson and many more.