August 29, 2012 12:00 PM ET
“Dave Matthews Band Radio” Launches on SiriusXM Canada
Limited-run channel to feature exclusive live broadcast of Dave Matthews Band concert from The Gorge in Washington State
Band members to discuss music from their upcoming album “Away From the World”
TORONTO–August 29, 2012– Sirius XM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country’s leading audio entertainment company, announced today that it will launch “Dave Matthews Band Radio,” the commercial-free music channel featuring music, interviews and live recordings from the band’s archives.
“Dave Matthews Band Radio” will launch on Saturday, September 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET and will run through Sunday, September 30 on Sirius channel 142 & XM channel 43.
“Dave Matthews Band Radio” will launch with an exclusive live broadcast of the Dave Matthews Band concert from the historic Gorge amphitheater in Washington State on Saturday, September 1, at 11:00 p.m., which will be rebroadcast throughout the month. SiriusXM listeners will also hear live recordings from the band’s vast archive.
The limited-run channel will also feature music from the band’s entire catalog: everything from their early days to their upcoming eighth studio album Away From the World, scheduled to be released on Tuesday, September 11. During a special album preview, SiriusXM subscribers will hear the band members personally introduce each song on the new album and share their stories about the songs, each other, and their 21-year career on the road.
The channel will also feature music from Dave Matthews’ side projects as a solo artist and with Tim Reynolds, as well as special segments with band members.
“We’re excited that SiriusXM is making it possible for fans everywhere to hear our September 1st show at The Gorge,” said Dave Matthews Band. “We’re also looking forward to sharing our new songs and some rare materials from our archives on Dave Matthews Band Radio.”
For more information on SiriusXM Canada, please visit www.siriusxm.ca
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