Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 4:15pm

Acclaimed Concert Series Returns to Public Television for 10th Season with Full Episodes Also Available on YouTube

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Marking the third episode in the 10th season of the critically acclaimed live music series “Front And Center,” multi-Platinum selling southern rocker Brantley Gilbert brings his band along for a special performance from Analog at the Hutton Hotel, featuring a stripped-down set of his No. 1 hits that lyrically span both the party and the pew.
The very personal set list includes hits inspired by his courtship with his wife (“You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,” “If You Want a Bad Boy”), his nine years of sobriety (“Bottoms Up”) and more. Gilbert also invites his co-writers for three of his number one hits – Brian Davis (“One Hell of an Amen”), Mike Dekle (“Country Must Be Country Wide” and “One Hell of an Amen”), Justin Weaver and Brett James (both on “Bottoms Up”) – on stage to perform with him and chat about the songwriting process, how performance can change a song, why everyone in music dresses in all black and Gilbert’s history of stage acrobatics. 
“We had such a blast getting together with the guys and playing fan favorites along with some of our own,” shares Gilbert. “It’s not often you get to have all of your buddies and cowriters in one place to do something like this, and I can’t wait for BG Nation to see what ‘Front And Center’ helped us cook up.”
“The energy of Brantley’s songs and performance in a stripped-down setting was something special to be a part of,” shares “Front And Center” Executive Producer Don Maggi. “Songwriter rounds like this are part of what makes Nashville so special. We're honored to bring that to the screen for people everywhere to enjoy.”
Season 10 of “Front And Center” continues with five more episodes to come, featuring CMA reigning Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion; five-time GRAMMY® Award winners Lady A; CMA Award-winning Country duo Maddie & Tae; nine-time GRAMMY nominee John Hiatt with Jerry Douglas and special guest Tommy Emmanuel; and New Age vocalist Sangeeta Kaur with guest appearances by Jon Anderson of YES and world-class ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro.
“Front And Center” is a production of Front and Center, LLC and is distributed nationally by American Public Television. Episodes will also be available to watch on the “Front And Center” YouTube page. For more information and to watch prior seasons featuring artists including Santana, Jack Johnson, Shawn Mendes, Sheryl Crow, Seal, Hozier, Miranda Lambert and more, visit Follow “Front And Center” on social media on Facebook @FrontAndCenterTV, on Twitter @frontandcenter and on Instagram @frontandcenterTV.
Remaining Episodes of “Front And Center” Season 10:
August 15 – Brantley Gilbert
August 22 – Old Dominion
August 29 – Lady A
September 5 – Maddie & Tae
September 12 – John Hiatt with Jerry Douglas and special guest Tommy Emmanuel
September 19 – Sangeeta Kaur with special guests Jon Anderson and Jake Shimabukuro
About Brantley Gilbert
With back-to-back Platinum albums and a grassroots following millions strong, Brantley Gilbert’s music has been shared, covered and adopted as the soundtrack to Saturday night and Sunday morning by audiences around the world. The Georgia native who started as the defiant life-of-the-party can still go ‘til sunrise, but he’s also emerged as something far greater: the leader of a massive tribe of hard-working, fun-loving believers for whom electric guitar-shredding, rapping, and twang can go hand-in-hand-in-hand. They call themselves the BG Nation, and when the BG Nation watches Gilbert on a stage, they don’t just see a star. They see themselves. Seven No. 1 hits punctuate his career: “Country Must be Country Wide,” “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,” CMA Awards Song of the Year nominee “Dirt Road Anthem,” “My Kinda Party,” RIAA 5x Platinum-certified “Bottoms Up,” “One Hell of an Amen” and collaboration with Lindsay Ell “What Happens In A Small Town.” Gilbert’s landmark record Just As I Am clinched the 2014 American Music Award for Favorite Country Album. Earning praise from the New York TimesNPRAmerican Songwriter, and more, Gilbert has mined a rich vein of conflict between the party and the pew on all of his albums. Instead of toiling in limbo, unable to enjoy good times for fear of Judgment Day, Gilbert fully lives––rowdy friend, man of faith, devoted husband, smitten new father––just as he is. His latest single “The Worst Country Song Of All Time” featuring Toby Keith and HARDY is available everywhere now while climbing the charts at Country radio. For additional information, visit or follow him on Instagram and Twitter @BrantleyGilbert and on Facebook @BrantleyGilbertMusic.
About American Public Television
American Public Television (APT) is the leading syndicator of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations. Founded in 1961, APT distributes 250 new program titles per year and more than one-third of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles in the U.S. APT’s diverse catalog includes prominent documentaries, performance, dramas, how-to programs, classic movies, children’s series and news and current affairs programs. “Doc Martin,” “Midsomer Murders,” “America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated,” “AfroPoP,” “Rick Steves’ Europe,” “Pacific Heartbeat,” “Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television,” “Legacy List with Matt Paxton,” “Lidia’s Kitchen,” “Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen,” “Simply Ming,” “The Best of the Joy of Painting” with Bob Ross, “Live From the Artists Den,” James Patterson’s “Kid Stew” and “NHK Newsline” are a sampling of APT’s programs, considered some of the most popular on public television. APT also licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service and distributes Create®TV — featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming — and WORLD™, public television’s premier news, science and documentary channel. To find out more about APT’s programs and services, visit
About Analog at Hutton Hotel
Analog at Hutton Hotel is an intimate music venue showcasing the industry’s most inspired musicians that gives you an up close and personal experience in a comfortable living-room style setting. It immerses audiences in Nashville’s unrivaled live music scene, where storytelling is prized above all else. Located just steps from the famed Music Row, Analog was designed to provide some of the best venue acoustics in all of Nashville while providing an intimate, interactive and engaging experience for audiences and talent. From the artists; to the design of the lounge seating; to the advanced, innovative technology; to the mixologist providing crafted cocktails — the artistic spirit inspires a unique experience nightly.
Media Contact for “Front And Center”
Ebie McFarland
Essential Broadcast Media
(615) 327-3259
Media Contacts for Brantley Gilbert
Ebie McFarland | Ashley Gaskin
Essential Broadcast Media
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Jake Basden | Rachel Wendler