CPTV Premieres New Concert Special with Canadian Country Singer, Johnny Reid Live: Heart & Soul

Release Date: 02/09/2011

Premieres Saturday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV)

Johnny Reid, the best-selling Scottish-born, Toronto-bred new artist out of Canada, brings one of his greatest live shows to television – Johnny Reid Live: Heart & Soul. The new concert special premieres Saturday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. and later that evening at 10:30 p.m. on CPTV.
 
During the Saturday broadcast, CPTV will be offering viewers an opportunity to see Johnny Reid perform live at his upcoming Connecticut concert.
 
Filmed at Halifax’s Metro Centre in late November 2010 on the final day of his sold-out Canadian tour, this dynamic concert captures Reid’s striking, soulful voice and magnetism as he performs some of the most beautiful, heartfelt songs ever recorded. The seven-time Canadian Country Music Award winning singer-songwriter is backed by a rocking twelve-piece band and puts on the type of energetic and heart-felt live performance that regularly sells out arenas in Canada. This thrilling performance features songs from his recent studio albums, plus some old familiar favorites, including A Woman Like You, Love Sweet Love, Let’s Go Higher and Thank You. Canadian writer John P. McLaughlin predicts, “Middle America’s head is going to explode when they see this guy. As good a singer and songwriter as he is, Reid’s a superb entertainer, his band and background singers are riveting.”
  
Song list:
  • Love Sweet Love
  • Out Of the Blue
  • Love Thing
  • Help Me Make It Through the Night
  • A Woman Like You
  • That Man Is Me
  • My Girl
  • Hands of a Working Man
  • Let's Go Higher
  • A Place Called Love
  • Good People
  • Brings Me Home
  • Darlin'
  • Today I'm Gonna Try and Change the World
  • Thank You
About Connecticut Public Television (CPTV)
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) also includes WNPR. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show, Where We Live hosted by John Dankosky and The Colin McEnroe Show. CPBN also serves its audience with two broadcast and cable channels: CPTV4U, a channel featuring drama, performance, international news, independent film and more; and CTSN, a 24/7 broadcast service offering Connecticut high school and college sports coverage. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit www.cptv.org.
 
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