AXS TV Presents a Special Memorial Day Country Music Marathon

As Memorial Day approaches, AXS TV is set to kick off the summer season with an all-day Country Music marathon, airing on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. ET.

AXS TV Presents a Special Memorial Day Country Music Marathon

Highlights Include Unforgettable Performances by Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt, Zac Brown Band, & Tim McGraw; Intimate Profiles of Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, & Lady A; and More

Celebrate the true spirit of Memorial Day this May, as AXS TV kicks off the summer season with an all-day Country Music marathon packed with powerhouse performances, candid conversations, in-depth profiles, and more—airing Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. ET.

The day begins with a double-dose of Lady A, as the GRAMMY®-winning Country group discusses their acclaimed careers with Dan Rather on The Big Interview; followed by a career-spanning set featuring “Need You Now,” “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore,” and “You Look Good” on Lady A: Live From The Artists Den. Then, stay tuned for back-to-back tributes to beloved Country mainstay Toby Keith, as the Big Dog Daddy meets the Red Rocker in a classic episode of Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, and shines in the hit-heavy concert event Toby Keith: 35 MPH Town.

Other highlights include powerhouse performances by Country trailblazers Willie Nelson, Tim McGraw, Travis Tritt, Tricia Yearwood, Dierks Bentley, and Zac Brown Band; as well as intimate portraits exploring the rich history of Country music, and the life and legacy of Country superstar Johnny Cash; the acclaimed Shania Twain documentary Not Just A Girl, featuring Lionel Richie, Avril Lavigne, and Kelsea Ballerini; Country-themed episodes of The Top Ten Revealed, with a rotating panel of artists and experts counting down the most legendary Country Outlaws, and sharing their thoughts on the influential figures who defined Tennessee Roots; and more.

AXS TV’s Complete Memorial Day Country Music Marathon is as Follows (All Times are Eastern):

“Memorial Day Country Music Marathon”—Monday, May 27, Starting at 10 a.m. ET

-10 a.m. – The Big Interview: Hillary Scott and Chris Tyrrell

-11 a.m. – Lady A: Live From The Artists Den

-12 p.m. – Rock & Roll Road Trip: Big Dog Daddy

-12:30 p.m. – Toby Keith: 35 MPH Town

-2 p.m. – The Big Interview: Willie Nelson

-3 p.m. – Willie Nelson & Friends: Outlaws & Angels

-5 p.m. – Travis Tritt

-6 p.m. – Tim McGraw: Live From The Artists Den

-7 p.m. – The Top Ten Revealed: Country Outlaws

-7:30 p.m. – The Top Ten Revealed: Tennessee Roots

-8 p.m. – Shania Twain: Not Just A Girl

-10 p.m. – Zac Brown Band: Live From The Artists Den

-11 p.m. – Dierks Bentley: Live From The Artists Den

-12 a.m. – The Big Interview: Trisha Yearwood

-1 a.m. – Trisha Yearwood

-2 a.m. – Rock & Roll Road Trip: Red Till I’m (Not) Dead

-2:30 a.m. – Rock Legends: Country

-3 a.m. – Rock Legends: Johnny Cash

-3:30 a.m. – The Day The Rock Star Died: Johnny Cash

About Shauna "WhiskeyChick" Castorena

Shauna "WhiskeyChick" Castorena is a freelance writer for both Country Music News and Country Music On Tour. Want to collab on some content? Email me. Want my rates for commercial promo work outside of music? Get them right here.