Front and Center Features Stephen Stills' Blues-Rock Group The Rides Airing on Public Television

Nov 15, 2013, 09:01 ET from 429 Records

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An all new episode of the popular music performance series Front and Center will feature the new blues-rock super group, The Rides. The Season 2 finale premieres on public television on Saturday, November 16th in the New York Metropolitan area (check local listings for your area). The Rides have built an amazing buzz with phenomenal radio support, rave reviews, exclusive premieres and national touring, and will finish off the series' ninth episode performing at the legendary Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square.  The episode showcases the talents of legendary songwriter, Stephen Stills, guitar wizard Kenny Wayne Sheperd and Electric Flag's Barry Goldberg. The Rides' new album Can't Get Enough is on sale at Amazon for $7.99:


"Playing at the Iridium for PBS's Front & Center was our first live gig as a band. The energy in that intimate space felt so powerful and invigorating. It was an honor to play there and we're thrilled it was captured on film." For more information on The Rides, and a full list of tour dates, you can visit the band's website at

The diverse musical line-up of Front and Center's Season 2, spanning genres and generations, includes Jack Johnson, Train, Buddy Guy, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Rides, Rock Candy Funk Party (featuring Tal Bergman, Ron DeJesus, Mike Merritt, Renato Neto, Daniel Sadownick and Joe Bonamassa), Zakk Wylde & the Les Paul Trio, Jake Bugg, and JJ Grey & Mofro. "Front and Center brings the audience up close offering fans a unique perspective with no barriers between them and the music," said the series' executive producer Don Maggi.

Front and Center is presented nationally by WLIW21 for WNET and is filmed in high definition. The series caters to the live music fan, with each episode delivering top-notch performances from some of the biggest names in music.

For a full list of episodes and exclusive clips you can visit or check out the series' YouTube page at

SOURCE 429 Records