Members of the band will celebrate Canada Day with a special SiriusXM Town Hall on June 30
TORONTO, June 29, 2020 – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced The Tragically Hip Town Hall, featuring Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Gord Sinclair, sitting down for a live discussion and interview on June 30 at 7 pm ET. The special will be available on SiriusXM Canada and the band’s Facebook pages, and The Tragically Hip Radio (ch. 757) – the iconic band’s one and only official channel.
Hosted by SiriusXM’s Jeff Leake, the Canada Day special will showcase Baker, Fay, Langlois and Sinclair live from their respective homes reminiscing about the band’s long history, past Canada Day shows, and what each are currently working on, including Baker’s new weekly show “Front of the Bus” on The Tragically Hip Radio.
The Tragically Hip Town Hall will be available live on SiriusXM Canada’s Facebook page and The Tragically Hip’s Facebook page at 7 pm ET on June 30, and will be later broadcast and available on demand on The Tragically Hip Radio, available to subscribers with SiriusXM Streaming. The Tragically Hip Radio will also be taking over SiriusXM’s ch. 173 from July 1 through July 5, providing everyone access to the channel via satellite.
The Tragically Hip Radio showcases curated music from across the band’s vast catalogue, including live recordings from the band’s personal vault; archived interviews and track-by-track sit downs. Throughout the takeover, the dedicated channel will feature never-been-aired live recordings from New York’s legendary CBGB, Gino’s in Stockholm and Parkpop in The Hague, Holland.
SiriusXM is currently available to all listeners, with or without a subscription, through SiriusXM-enabled vehicles and online as part of the Free Listen campaign, running from June 25 to July 6.
Anyone who is not already a SiriusXM subscriber can download the SiriusXM app or go to SiriusXM.ca/keepstreaming, and start listening for 4 months free of charge. The SiriusXM app is available on mobile phones, tablets and computers, as well as on a wide variety of connected devices in the home including smart TVs, devices with Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. The SiriusXM app also offers additional features such as SiriusXM video, Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora that listeners can curate themselves, and an On Demand library with more than 10,000 hours of archived shows, exclusive music performances, interviews and audio documentaries.
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SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 11 years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Kayla J. Schwartz
Senior Manager, Communications