VH1 To Be The Exclusive Media Sponsor Of Aerosmith 'Just Push Play' Tour

By | May 29, 2001 at 12:00 AM

VH1 will be the exclusive media sponsor of Aerosmith’s upcoming “Just Push Play” World Tour, and only VH1 viewers will catch the kick-off LIVE from Hartford, CT during VH1’s “Aerosmith: Opening Night Live” on Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

Viewers can warm up for the concert by tuning in at 8:00 p.m. for the premiere of the all-new VH1 special “Aerosmith’s Greatest TV Moments.”

“Aerosmith’s Greatest TV Moments” and “Opening Night Live” are all part of VH1’s “Aerosmith Week,” five nights of special programming dedicated to these June Artists of the Month. Aerosmith programming airs every evening Monday-Friday, June 4-8 at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrating the success of their new album “Just Push Play,” the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s latest inductees will kick off their 41-city North American tour at the CTNow.com Meadows Music Center in Hartford on June 6, where “Aerosmith: Opening Night Live” will give VH1 viewers exclusive live access to the band’s first three songs. VH1’s “Opening Night Live” brings home all the electricity of today’s top performers live in concert, presenting such superstar artists as KISS, Tina Turner, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Ricky Martin and Bon Jovi in recent months.

“Aerosmith’s Greatest TV Moments” features raw early performances, cameo appearances, unforgettable music videos and the latest TV triumphs from thirty years of all-out rock and roll, including clips from the band’s duet video with Run-D.M.C. on “Walk this Way”; the group’s accepting their first Grammy; their cameo appearance in “Wayne’s World”; their blow-out 2001 Superbowl performance with N’Sync, Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige, and more.

VH1’S “Aerosmith Week” Presents Aerosmith Programming Every Night At 8:00 P.M.:

  • Monday, June 4 – “Just Push Play – An Aerosmith Video Collection.”
  • Tuesday, June 5 – “Aerosmith – The Making of Pump,” the 1989
  • documentary about the making of their Grammy-winning album.
  • Wednesday, June 6 – The premieres of “Aerosmith’s Greatest TV
  • Moments” and “Aerosmith – Opening Night Live”
  • Thursday, June 7 – “VH1 All Access – Aerosmith 2001”
  • Friday, June 8 – an encore of “Aerosmith’s Greatest TV Moments.”

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