Watch music on TV: AXS TV programming highlights for the week of May 6-12
Andrew Potter

AXS TV has crafted another spectacular programming line up for the week of May 6 through May 12, which kicks off with all-new episodes of “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar” and “Real Money” starring Eddie Money on Sunday, May 6, starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Plus, Dan Rather hosts an iconic crop of classic rock legends on “The Big Interview” on May 8 and much more. Check out additional programming details below.

SUNDAY MAY 6

“Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar” feat. Judas Priest’s Rob Halford – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Sammy Hagar receives the Humanitarian Award at the Loudwire Awards in Los Angeles in this all-new installment of AXS TV’s original profile series, “Rock & Roll Road Trip.” He’ll sit down with Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford for a quick and informative interview. Then the Red Rocker will head out to the Adopt the Arts event, where he’ll perform with Kings of Chaos and Matt Sorum.

“Real Money” – Episode 105 – “Par for the Course” – 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT

Eddie Money’s fun family saga continues as Eddie hits the golf course for some “golf therapy” with his shrink. The renowned rocker battles frustrating fellow golfers and aggravating sand traps as he talks about his relationship with each of his family members to his doctor. Meanwhile, Jesse and her mom, Laurie, go around about some mysterious boxes and Dez considers flying the Money family coop and moving in with his girlfriend.

“Cream – Live at Royal Albert Hall” – 10 p.m.  ET/7 p.m. PT

Classic rock fans won’t want to miss this riveting concert film in which Cream reunite on stage at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall, where they played their final performance in 1968. The 2005 event marks the first time the band had played together in more than four decades. The extraordinary concert special features performances from the four-night event, along with interviews from Cream members Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce.

TUESDAY MAY 8

“The Big Interview with Dan Rather” – “The Best of Classic Rock” – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

“The Big Interview” returns as award-winning newsman Dan Rather interviews some of the biggest artists in classic rock history including Crosby, Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and more. Rather broaches all kinds of intimate and fascinating topics with his legendary roster of guests, in his signature laid-back and easy-going style.

“Docs That Rock” – “1968: A Year of War, Turmoil & Beyond” – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

This week’s presentation of AXS TV’s “Docs That Rock” chronicles a tumultuous year in “1968: A Year of War, Turmoil & Beyond.” A surprise attack by the North Vietnamese in January of 1968 prompted many Americans to believe the war would never end. The nation was rocked by large scale war opposition and two iconic champions for change, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated. Plus, a new era dawned as the space age was ushered in.

SATURDAY MAY 12

“Saturday Stack – Crocodile Rock Block” – starting at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT

“Crocodile Rock” along with AXS TV as the premiere rock network serves up a sensational Saturday Stack tribute to Oscar, Grammy, and Tony-Award-winning singer-songwriter Elton John. The legendary British native artist announced his touring retirement  after an extensive farewell tour and released two star-studded cover albums earlier this year. This special day-long tribute features a bevy of concert films and profile pieces which showcase the world’s beloved “Rocket Man,” Elton John. The programming schedule is below.

1 p.m. ET – “Rock Legends: Elton John”
1:30 p.m. ET – “Elton John: Music Man”
2:40 p.m. ET – “Classic Albums – Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
3:45 p.m. ET – “Elton John – The Million Dollar Piano”
6 p.m. ET – “BRITS Icon: Elton John”

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