- Critically-acclaimed series lines up musical heavy weights such
as Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett and Ron Sexsmith join host
Elvis Costello in seven-part season -
- Special episode taped with Bono and The Edge at Canada's historic
Masonic Temple -
TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ - With the ultimate backstage pass, fans of rock n' roll can rejoice! CTV and Bravo! announced today the impressive list of guests ready to entertain in the second season of the critically-acclaimed music/talk series SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH... (broadcast premieres to be announced at a later date). Bringing together the best elements of talk and music television, the program invites viewers into an intimate conversation between host Costello and his guests, which are both legendary performers and promising new artists. This season's line-up is full of musical masters, including members of one of the greatest rock bands of all time - Grammy(R) and JUNO Award winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Bono and The Edge of U2, who recorded their session with Costello in Toronto, Canada, at the celebrated historic musical venue, the Masonic Temple. Produced in part by Sir Elton John and David Furnish, the series features unprecedented pairings, group discussions and impromptu, historical performances.
Among the additional confirmed guests for the seven-part season are Grammy(R), Golden Globe(R) and Oscar(R) winning New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen, multi-Grammy(R), multi-platinum artist Sheryl Crow; Grammy winners Lyle Lovett, John Prine, Levon Helm and Allen Toussaint; Neko Case, Jesse Winchester, Ray LaMontagne, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson, and JUNO Award winning Canadian Ron Sexsmith.
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