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CBS Early Show Announces 2008 Summer Concert Series

by John Vogt

Posted on June 17, 2008 at 10:34 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 4 at 4:11 PM

Rockers, rappers, R&B sensations and country music artists will perform on THE EARLY SHOW as part of the broadcast's summer concert series. Additional concerts will be announced at a later date. THE EARLY SHOW is broadcast weekdays (7:00-9:00 AM, CT) on the CBS Television Network. Zev Shalev is the executive producer.

Following is a list of performances that will be broadcast live ET (delayed PT) from THE EARLY SHOW's plaza, studio or from remote locations in various cities.

Thursday, June 12 - R&B singer Patti LaBelle (studio)
Friday, June 13 - The cast of the Broadway musical Xanadu (plaza)
Monday, June 16 - The cast of the Broadway musical In the Heights (studio)
Tuesday, June 17 - Dan Zanes (studio)
Friday, June 20 - Chicago (Chicago, Ill.)
Tuesday, July 15 - R&B singer Donna Summer (studio)
Monday, July 21 - John Mellencamp (Chicago, Ill.)
Tuesday, July 22 - Singer and songwriter Sarah Bareilles (plaza)
Friday, July 25 - Journey (San Antonio, Texas)
Wednesday, July 30 - Country singer Toby Keith (studio)
Monday, August 18 - Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters (studio)

Following is a list of performances that will be taped at 12:00 Noon, ET on THE EARLY SHOW's plaza and broadcast at a later date:

Thursday, June 12 - Country singer Trisha Yearwood
Friday, June 13 - Singer Cyndi Lauper
Friday, June 20 - R&B singer Rihanna
Monday, July 28 - Rapper LL Cool J
Friday, August 8 - Singer Celine Dion