How to hear Lollapalooza live from Chicago this weekend with SiriusXM

Musicians James Hetfield (L) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform in concert during X Games Austin at Circuit of The Americas on June 6, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Musicians James Hetfield (L) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform in concert during X Games Austin at Circuit of The Americas on June 6, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

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Get ready to rock from Chi-town this weekend with SiriusXM and Alt Nation!

SiriusXM announced today that it will broadcast performances and backstage interviews from Lollapalooza in Chicago, from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2, on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation channel.

The exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances by Metallica, Alabama Shakes, Walk The Moon, Cold War Kids, alt-J, Father John Misty, Glass Animals, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Hot Chip, Twenty One Pilots, Carnage, The Wombats, Circa Waves, Moon Taxi, and many more.

“We are focused on delivering to our subscribers special and exclusive access to the world’s biggest music festivals,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.”For those that can’t attend the sold out festival, we are happy to bring the festival experience directly to our listeners, and we know our subscribers nationwide will be tuned in to hear the outstanding lineup at this year’s Lollapalooza.”

SiriusXM’s Lollapalooza broadcast will air on Alt Nation, channel 36, beginning Friday, July 31 at 2:00 pm ET and will air through Sunday, August 2.

The broadcast will also be available through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.ca.

SiriusXM’s broadcast is one of the many festivals that SiriusXM broadcasts for its listeners. Previous SiriusXM festival broadcasts have featured Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Hangout Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Firefly Music Festival, Governors Ball Music Festival, Rock on the Range, and Ultra Music Festival.

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