From remembering those who served and died in the armed forces, to kicking off summer with soundtracks for beach and BBQs, take us along for your Memorial Day weekend.
Airtime: Monday, May 27, 8:15 pm ET
Rebroadcasts: May 27, 9:15 pm, 10:15 pm, 10:50 pm, 11:40 pm ET
Once the first three notes of “Taps” are heard, it is recognized anywhere in the world. As the call is sounded in the evening, it tells the soldier everything is safe, there are guards on duty, and all is secure. SiriusXM and 40s on 4 will honor those who served our Armed Forces with a moment of silence and a solemn playing of this respectful call of remembrance. World renown bugler Master Sergeant Jari Villanueva performs at sunset (approximated) in each time zone* on Memorial Day. *Note: Most SiriusXM stations will also observe the playing of Taps at 12 pm ET.
Saturday 5/25 12 pm ET
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, 1977. Drive-Ins and cinemas are filled by two blockbusters opening that weekend: ‘Smokey & The Bandit’ starring sex symbol Burt Reynolds in a CB crazed Trans-Am fueled plot, and just released on Wednesday; ‘Star Wars’ has the sci-fi fanatics so crazed, they’re sitting through multiple screenings. On the beach they’re reading a new Colleen McCullough bestseller about the Cleary family in the Australian outback called ‘The Thorn Birds’. Those that are staying indoors are watching Laverne & Shirley, Happy Days, and Three’s Company on the boob tube. And according to American Top 40 historian and author Pete Battistini at at40book.com, there’s a slip up. Someone forgets to put in the radio friendly edit of ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ during the AT40 countdown and the line ‘…haven’t seen a g&d d@$% thing’ airs on over 400 stations around the USA. Cover your ears kids…here it comes! We’re airing it this weekend, so enjoy the SiriusXM Sounds Of Summer! (2 hrs, 15 min) Bonus Air Time: Monday 5/27 3 pm ET
Fri 5/24 6:00 pm ET
Huey Lewis is going to join Original VJ’s Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter to give you the stories behind all the songs on this iconic album that produced 4 top 10 hits! Rebroadcast: Sat 9:00 am & 3:00 pm; Sun 10:00 am & 2:00 pm; Mon 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm ET
Fri 5/24 5:00 pm ET
It’s the unofficial start of summer and 98 Degrees steps in to play the biggest songs from all the Memorial Day Weekends from the ‘90s, based in part on listener Facebook votes, on the Back in the Day Replay Countdown! And they’ll give exclusive inside-the-studio info on their new album “2.0” and upcoming tour. Special bonus airings through the long weekend!
Fri 5/24 8:00 pm ET
EXCLUSIVE concert from vineyards around the Napa Valley and the historic Uptown Theatre in downtown Napa. Starring the Goo Goo Dolls, Plain White T’s, Vicci Martinez, ZZ Ward, Ginny Blackmore, Matt Hires and many more!
Airtime: Friday, May 24, 10 pm ET – Tuesday, May 27, 12 am ET
Kick off the start of summer with some of the Number 1′s of the season! From artists like Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, Elton John, Sheryl Crow and many others.
Hear some of the biggest road songs from the first generation of Classic Rock…Classic Vinyl celebrates the first weekend of summer and the start of the busy summer driving season throughout the Memorial Day weekend . If you’re traveling across country and just up the road don’t miss Classic Vinyl’s Summer Sounds of the Road….as part of SiriusXM’s Sounds of Summer
Classic Rewind’s Top 30 Cassettes From 30 Summers Ago. SiriusXM’s Sounds Of Summer continues as we celebrate the long Memorial Day Weekend rewinding to the Summer of 1983. Thirty summers ago blockbuster movies were on the silver screen like, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Return of The Jedi, Trading Places, AND some of the best CASSETTES from the Second Generation of Classic Rock! They were the innovators that created a new sound that would impact rock fans for decades. Find out which cassettes made the cut and which is #1…. with Classic Rewind’s Top 30 Cassettes From 30 Summers Ago, exclusively on channel 25.
In celebration of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ summer 2013 tour, the limited-run Tom Petty Radio will air 24/7 with music from Tom Petty’s career, including music with longtime band The Heartbreakers, his solo work, The Traveling Wilburys and music from his first band, Mudcrutch. The channel will also feature live concert material from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ recent tours, plus rarely-heard vintage performances.
Petty and the members of the Heartbreakers will also discuss the creation of some of their most notable songs as well as memorable tour moments. Additionally, the channel will feature classic moments from “Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure,” his weekly Deep Tracks show, which features the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer playing rare and classic tracks, many vintage, from his private vaults, along with his informed, passionate and entertaining commentary.
For more information on Tom Petty, visit www.TomPetty.com.
Airs Friday, May 24, 6 pm ET – Tuesday, May 28, 12 am ET
1st Wave celebrates Memorial Day Weekend with classic alternative sounds of summer, including songs with summer themes by the B-52s, Blondie, Elvis Costello, Joan Jett, Simple Minds and many others.
Fri 5/24 12:00 pm ET
Jesse James Dupree, lead singer of Jackyl and co-star of Full Throttle Summer shares some of his favorite road trip songs. These songs could help amp up your summer road trip.
It’s a 3- day beach party featuring the best of the best surf songs to Kick off the Summer!
Smashing Pumpkins Sounds of Summer, 1993 on Lithium Spend the long Memorial Day Weekend going inside the Smashing Pumpkin’s seminal album, Siamese Dream. Often referred to as one of the most important album’s from the 90’s, its loaded with bitter-sweet lyrics, sonic mood shifts and power cords, and front man Billy Corgan talks about it all. Plus discover rare demo tracks and live cuts. It’s Smashing Pumpkins Sounds of Summer, 1993 exclusively on Lithium.
Starts Friday evening, May 24 and runs throughout Memorial Day weekend
Discover the indie music you need to know for Summer 2013 with hourly recommendations from influential music bloggers heard each weekday on Sirius XM U’s Blog Radio – Gorilla vs. Bear, Brooklyn Vegan, Hipster Runoff, Aquarium Drunkard, and My Old Kentucky Blog.
Big Jim presents The Saturday Special Sirius XM Sounds Of Summer Elvis Bikini Beach Party at 11a Elvis Time. Summer means only one thing this Memorial Day Weekend, jump in your jammies and bikini’s…it’s time to go to the beach with the King Of Rock & Roll, as Elvis Radio features the coolest bikini beach tunes from Blue Hawaii, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Girl Happy and Clam Bake! So everyone, turn up Elvis Radio and let’s hit the beach and the waves!
E Street Radio is broadcasting LIVE from the boardwalk of the New Jersey Shore right outside McLoone’s Asbury Grille in Asbury Park, NJ to kick off the summer with an all day broadcast! Starting with Dave Marsh LIVE from E Street Nation at 10:30am ET then live cut-ins throughout the day with special guests. Ending the night with a LIVE from the shore edition of The Wild & The Innocent with Jim Rotolo. Call 877-70-BRUCE or join us at the beach! E Street Radio brings you “The Sounds of the Shore” as part of Sirius XM’s “Sounds of Summer.” (9 hrs, 30 min)
Starting Friday night, May 24 through Monday, May 27
Throughout the weekend, live songs from the Grateful Dead’s archives of memorable performances from concerts that took place during Summer tours. Hear cuts from Bonner Springs, KS in 1991, Englishtown, NJ in 1997 and a whole lot more! Summer’s here and the time is right for the Grateful Dead Channel.
Join Bloody Roots host Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”, Bazillion Points Books) slices open the MDF 2013 schedule, analyzing the living metal history of festival favorites like Bolt Thrower, Down, Sleep, Repulsion, and Carcass; cheering the comebacks of the Obsessed, Broken Hope, Sacred Reich, Infest, and Righteous Pigs; and illuminating the choice selections like Midnight, Hellshock, Scandinavian hardcore pioneers Terveet Kadet and Massgrav, and French extremists Antaeus and Aosoth. Prep for the festival, or enjoy the noise from afar… and know your roots! (1 hr)
DJ Jazzy Jeff kicks off Memorial Day weekend on Backspin! Hear summertime classics selected and mixed by Jeff that will spark up the nostalgia and grills for the holiday weekend! (1 hr)
This Memorial Day weekend we’re all the way TURNT UP with Fabolous & Pusha T. – captured LIVE in concert off their “Life’s So Exciting Tour” at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, NYC. We’re making Memorial Day weekend more exciting than you expected!Blues
EDC combines the world’s most renowned dance music talent w/ leading-edge production to create an unparalleled experience of sight+sound, hear it exclusively on EDC Radio-SiriusXM! (16 hrs)
Hear exclusive sets from some of the world’s best nightclubs, Encore, XS, and Surrender, all in the EDM Mecca, Las Vegas, only on SiriusXM-Electric Area!
Spend your Memorial Day with music from the amazing artists in the Blues Hall of Fame! Twice every hour this Memorial Day weekend, starting Saturday, May 25 at 8 am ET and running through Tuesday, May 28 3 am ET.
If it’s Memorial Day Weekend, then it’s also time for summertime movie blockbusters. Join Vincent Caruso for action-packed epic adventures, thrills, spills and cinematic-musical fun! (1 hr)
Rebroadcast: Sunday 5/26 5 pm ET
The trumpet player (formerly of the Canadian Brass) visits SiriusXM Pops to preview the Vivaldi, Piazzolla and Jennifer Higdon works on his new CD, “License to Thrill.” Joe is also a highly sought out teacher, and he’ll explain why he has to instruct his students around the world to change their view of their audience. (1 hr)
This Memorial Day weekend, put on your boots – your KINKY BOOTS! Be the FIRST to hear the new cast recording before its 5/28 release on Masterworks Broadway, hosted by the Tony nominated cast including stars Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, Jerry Mitchell, Billy Porter, Stark Sands & Annaleigh Ashford! They’ll take over On Broadway all weekend long to play you songs from the new album and some of their own showtune picks! You’ll also hear a special edition of “Broadway Names with Julie James” with all the stars, plus hear the whole show in its entirety on “Showtime”! It’s a Kinky Boots Takeover Weekend, only on SiriusXM On Broadway!
Carlin’s Corner will take over Raw Dog, channel 99, from Friday, May 24 at 12:01 am ET through Tuesday, May 28 at 12:01 am ET across all platforms. The channel – which is available year-round online and on the SiriusXM app – includes the albums, concerts, and private archives of the one and only George Carlin.
Bob Hope Radio will take over Laugh USA, channel 98, from Friday, May 24 at 12:01 am ET through Tuesday, May 28 at 12:01 am ET across all platforms. The channel will consist of episodes of the Bob Hope Show which were performed at Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines bases.
It’s the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Charlotte Motor Speedway! 600 miles equals 400 laps around the 1.5-mile Superspeedway in Charlotte, the most of any race in the season. Join Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Danica Patrick and the rest of NASCAR’s best for an endurance race like no other. Rebroadcast: Mon 5/27 1:00 am ET
“Mel Brooks Radio” will launch on Saturday, April 27 at midnight ET via satellite on channel 96, as well as via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices online at siriusxm.com. The channel will feature Brooks sharing personal stories and anecdotes about the making of some of history’s most iconic comedies, including Blazing Saddles, Young Frankestein, Space Balls and The Producers, which will be released as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo on July 2. SiriusXM listeners will also hear excerpts from the recently released DVD box set The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection Of Unhinged Comedy as well as songs from the soundtracks of his films.
“SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Mel Brooks,” which will take place on Thursday, April 18, will air on the limited-run channel “Mel Brooks Radio,” channel 96 (Laugh USA), on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 am ET. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
Moderated by Apatow, the “Town Hall” special will feature the legendary comedian answering a variety of questions from the studio audience about his celebrated career, including the new PBS documentary, American Masters Mel Brooks: Make A Noise, which is scheduled to premiere on May 20, and will be released on DVD on May 21.
“I grew up listening to the radio, so it holds a special place in my heart. I’m thrilled to be on SiriusXM and only wish I could have listened to ‘Mel Brooks Radio’ when I was a kid, but of course physics got in the way,” said Mel Brooks.
“We know we are on firm ground describing Mel Brooks as a comic genius of legendary proportions and we are honored to have him meet our subscribers in an intimate setting,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “What makes it even better is having Judd Apatow, one of the most successful directors of comic films in the last decade, moderate the special. Bringing these two comic stars together is the kind of great chemistry we look for with our ‘Town Hall’ series.”
The special is part of SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous “SiriusXM Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Tony Bennett,Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
After the broadcast, “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Mel Brooks” will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand
Broadcasting April 20 through April 25.
In celebration of their hilarious career, and featuring their classic comedy albums, Cheech & Chong will take over Raw Dog Comedy, Ch. 99, leading up to “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Cheech and Chong,” on April 25 at 9 pm ET. An intimate Q&A session moderated by Artie Lange, the “Town Hall” special will feature Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong answering questions from a studio audience about the ups and downs of their lifelong partnership, their popular albums and songs, the Cheech and Chong Animated Movie and much more.
Photos from the premier of the movie on Wed night and from the “Green Carpet”:
Official Press release:
NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that iconic, Grammy®-Award-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong will launch their own limited-run channel, “Cheech & Chong Radio,” for the weekend starting April 20, 2013.
The celebration of their hilarious career, featuring their classic comedy albums and more, will take over Raw Dog Comedy that weekend and continue as a nightly special through the following week, leading up to “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Cheech and Chong,” moderated by Artie Lange, a sit down for an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners, as part of the SiriusXM “Town Hall” series.
“SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Cheech & Chong” will air on the limited-run “Cheech and Chong Radio” channel 99 on Thursday, April 25 at 2:00 pmand 9:00 pm ET.
Moderated by Lange, the “Town Hall” special will feature Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong answering questions from the studio audience about the ups and downs of their lifelong partnership, their popular albums and songs, the Cheech and Chong Animated Movie and much more.
“Cheech and Chong are not only one of the top legendary comedy teams of our time, but also created a completely unique sound that broke barriers, challenged the norm and most of all, made us laugh,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Now their legion of fans will get a chance to hear from them directly about their comedy and careers. The ‘SiriusXM Town Hall with Cheech and Chong’ will be a fitting grand finale to ‘Cheech & Chong Radio.’”
The limited-run “Cheech & Chong Radio” will launch on Saturday, April 20 at midnight ET via satellite on Raw Dog Comedy channel 99, as well as via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices online at siriusxm.com. ”Cheech & Chong Radio” will feature interviews and excerpts from the duo’s classic comedy albums including Dave, Sister Mary Elephant, Basketball Jones and Born In East L.A. It will also include The Story of Cheech & Chong, SiriusXM’s Sonny Fox’s two-hour retrospective interview with the comedians and a vintage, rarely-heard interview by SiriusXM’s Ron Bennington . For a full schedule and rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
The special is part of SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous “SiriusXM Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Tony Bennett,Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Juanes, Mel Brooks, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Cheech & Chong defined an era with their irreverent, satirical, counter-culture, no-holds-barred comedy routines. Their success began on the stand-up comedy circuit leading to nine hit comedy albums and eight hit films, breaking box office records, garnering multiple Grammy nominations and mesmerizing fans. The comedy duo has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album with 1973′s Los Cochinos. They transitioned to film in 1978 with Up In Smoke, the highest grossing comedy of the year. Cheech and Chong co-wrote and starred in a total of eight feature films together, all directed by Chong. They have recently announced their latest tour.
Artie Lange is the host of The Artie Lange Show on SiriusXM. Lange is best known for his decade on The Howard Stern Show and his successful stand-up comedy career. He co-wrote, produced and starred in the film Beer League and his first book, Too Fat To Fish, debuted at #1 on theNew York Times bestseller list.
SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Cheech & Chong” on April 25. Listen to Raw Dog Radio or visitwww.siriusxm.com/townhall for Official Rules and details. SiriusXM listeners are also invited to submit a question for Cheech & Chong on Twitter by Tweeting @SiriusXM and using the hashtag #SXMTownHall or posting a question on SiriusXM’s Facebook page.
After the broadcast, “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Cheech & Chong” will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more information on SiriusXM On Demand.
The Wanee Festival kicked off last night at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida and goes into full gear today. It’s a celebration of southern rock as SiriusXM’s Jam ON brings you live performances from Gov’t Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Widespread Panic and the Allman Brothers Band from the Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida.
Broadcast Schedule Friday:
4:30-6 pm ET Govt Mule
6:30-8:30 pm ET Widespread Panic
9:30-12 am ET Allman Brothers Band
Broadcast Schedule Saturday:
4:30–6 pm ET Tedeschi Trucks Band
6:30-8:30 pm ET Widespread Panic
9:30-12 am ET Allman Brothers Band
Broadcasting April 4 – April 7
Before Comedy Central Radio launches, get a preview of uncensored, unstoppable selections from Comedy Central’s massive library including a live call-in show and Town Hall with Gabriel Iglesias in addition to your favorite cutting-edge stand-up sets from the likes of Daniel Tosh, Anthony Jeselnik, Amy Schumer and more.
Comedy Central Radio launches in mid-May exclusively on SiriusXM. In celebration, we’re giving SiriusXM subscribers a special preview all weekend on Ch. 99.
SiriusXM to Present “The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend” Starting Thursday, April 4
Previews new 24/7 COMEDY CENTRAL Radio channel scheduled to launch this spring
NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and COMEDY CENTRAL®, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB), announced today that it will present “The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend” beginning Thursday, April 4.
The weekend-long preview of SiriusXM’s COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will showcase highlights of the programming lineup listeners can expect to hear when the channel launches later this spring. The preview, which will air on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99, will kick off on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 pm ET with a live call-in show with comedian Gabriel Iglesias and special guests.
SiriusXM’s “The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend” will also feature a wide variety of COMEDY CENTRAL’s stand-up featuring comedians Aziz Ansari, Bo Burnham, Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Hardwick, Mitch Hedberg, Pete Holmes, Anthony Jeselnik, Marc Maron, John Mulaney, John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Daniel Tosh and more.
Additionally, the preview weekend will feature an exclusive SiriusXM “Town Hall” special with Gabriel Iglesias airing on Friday, April 5 at 5:30 pm ET moderated by comedian Martin Moreno. “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Gabriel Iglesias” will feature Iglesias, whose two-night world premiere of “Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy” airs on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET and Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET, answering questions from the studio audience about his career. For rebroadcast times please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” series are intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous “SiriusXM Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Kevin Hart, Alicia Keys, Tony Bennett, Aerosmith, Carol Burnett, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
For a schedule of “The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend,” please visit www.siriusxm.com/comedycentral.
COMEDY CENTRAL Radio joins SiriusXM’s broad collection of comedy channels, including Blue Collar Radio, George Carlin’s Carlin’s Corner, Jamie Foxx’s The Foxxhole, Laugh USA, Raw Dog Comedy, Upright Citizens Brigade’s UCB Radio and more.
> New weekly show featuring music from the British Invasion to be hosted by renowned British music expert and Underground Garage host, Chris Carter
> Chris Carter’s British Invasion, a new weekly three-hour show dedicated to the artists and music of the British Invasion will premiere on Sunday, April 7, at 9:00 am ET
Chris Carter’s British Invasion will cover all aspects of the British Invasion and feature artist interviews as well as hits, album tracks, B-sides, and live recordings from iconic artists including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Mott The Hoople, The Move, The Creation, Oasis, and many more.
“Chris Carter’s British Invasion will be an exciting addition to our weekend lineup of music programming for the generation that lived it and for those who missed it,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “There is no one better than Chris Carter to guide SiriusXM listeners nationwide through the hits and album tracks from one of the most vibrant, groundbreaking, and fun musical periods in rock.”
“As listeners already know, the British Invasion of 1964 to 1968 is the heart of the Underground Garage format here on SXM 21, but this will be our first show dedicated to the music and era that defines our identity,” said Steven Van Zandt, creator and producer of SiriusXM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage channel and E Street band member.
Chris Carter’s British Invasion will air Sundays at 9:00 am ET, with an encore presentation Mondays at midnight, on Little Steven’s Underground Garage, via satellite on channel 21, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Renowned British music expert and Underground Garage host Chris Carter has had the honor of personally interviewing Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Dave Davies, Donovan and other British rock royalty. Carter was a founding member of the alternative rock band Dramarama and wrote and produced the award-winning documentary film ‘Mayor of the Sunset Strip’ about legendary DJ Rodney Bingenheimer.
SiriusXM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage channel, created and produced by E Street band member “Little Steven” Van Zandt, plays the best rock and roll records ever made—new and old. Listeners will hear all sixty years of Rock ‘n Roll including the early Rolling Stones, The Ramones, The Byrds and The White Stripes.
|Intimate concert to kick off “SiriusXM Sounds of Summer” & celebrate the release of Chesney’s “Life On A Rock” album
The “Early Kick Off to Summer” concert, which will be broadcast on Saturday, May 4 at 8:00 pm ET on The Highway, channel 59, will feature the only artist to sell in excess of a million tickets on each of his last ten tours, performing several of his 24 number one hits, as well as songs from the largely self-penned Life On A Rock, which also features guest appearances from Willie Nelson and the Wailers Band and is scheduled to be released on April 30.
“As part of our unmatched offering of country music, Kenny Chesney will give our subscribers a special performance,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Kenny is often playing stadiums and arenas, but for SiriusXM he’ll be doing a special intimate performance for a few hundred lucky subscribers who can see him perform live at the Highline Ballroom. Our national audience of subscribers will be able to hear the concert on SiriusXM, an unwavering supporter of all kinds of country music. This special concert is another example of what we like to bring our listeners: the best country music they can’t find anywhere else.”
“To be able to strip it down and create the same kind of vibe that reflects this new record makes me really fired up,” says the man who’s won eight Entertainer of the Years at the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Awards, as well as being voted Favorite Artist at the American Music Awards. “It’s tricky when you do the kinds of shows we do to take it into a venue small enough for this music to be heard properly… and I love the idea that not just the few hundred who get in, but everyone listening to SiriusXM’s The Highway will be able to be part of this very special night of songs and stories.”
“SiriusXM Sounds of Summer” will feature special performances, interviews and live events.
Saturday, May 4 at 8:00 pm ET
Replays: Monday May 6th at 12:00pm; Wed May 8th at 10:00pm; Sat May 11th at 12:00 am
1. Pirate Flag
2. When I See This Bar
3. Spread The Love (Featuring the Wailers and Elan)
5. Coconut Tree (with Willie Nelson)
6. It’s That Time of Day
7. Life on a Rock
9. Must Be Something I Missed
Broadcasting live from Friday 3/29 at 6 pm ET through Monday 4/1 at 3 am ET.
WonderCon Radio is a 24/7 channel devoted to and officially partnered with WonderCon. WonderCon Radio will air all weekend during WonderCon Anaheim, bringing fans even closer to the convention. The channel will feature celebrity interviews, fan reactions, panels, and tons of other great highlights and coverage from WonderCon Anaheim. WonderCon Radio will bring you the biggest, best, and most memorable moments from WonderCon as hosts Mark Seman, Kim Alexander & Grae Drake from Rotten Tomatoes celebrate this incredible comics and related popular arts convention. SiriusXM WonderCon radio will on SiriusXM channel 110 and worldwide online.
Time for Deep Tracks to spread some love around for our sister channel… tomorrow night (Wednesday 3/27) on the Pink Floyd Channel (online 711 and on the app)… they’re playing Floyd’s ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ from beginning to end to celebrate the album’s 40th anniversary… and there’s a full moon tomorrow night! After that, it’s a concert playback of the band performing Dark Side live!
It starts at 11pm Eastern / 8pm Pacific.
“There is no dark side in the moon, really. As a matter of fact it’s all dark…”