This Memorial Day Weekend SiriusXM is spotlighting the best alternative and grunge tracks from the 90’s with Lithium’s Top 100 Countdown! Hear the songs that defined the alternative and grunge signature sound of the 1990’s with hosts, Hardy, Madison, Sluggo and Kat Corbett. Tweet @sxmLithium #Lithium100
Rebroadcast: Sunday, May 28th, 11:00 am Monday, May 29th, 12:00 am Monday, May 29th, 2:00 pm
Carolina Shag, a channel dedicated to the vintage R&B sounds that have meant Summer in the Carolinas for decades! Put on your “Weejuns” (loafers) and dance the Shag step to the rhythms you heard when you went to the beach “down South ya’ll”. Since World War II, local jukebox bars (called ‘juke joints’), dance halls and beachside Pavilions have been booming an irresistible beat that climaxed in the ‘50s and ‘60s, but never went away. For a limited time, enjoy an endless summer of surf, sand a
Rebroadcast: Monday, May 29th, 12:00 am Tuesday, May 30th, 12:00 am Wednesday, May 31st, 12:00 am Thursday, June 1st, 12:00 am Friday, June 2nd, 12:00 am Saturday, June 3rd, 12:00 am
You may know & love songs by Richard Rodgers, but you’ve never heard them like this! Tony & Grammy winner Billy Porter takes you from the beloved version to a new vision that brings out a soulful side to songs from South Pacific, Carousel, The Sound of Music & more. You’ll get Billy’s personal introductions to these new interpretations from his new album that features the lustrous vocals of Tony winners Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry, & Patina Miller & more!
Rebroadcast: Monday, May 29th, 12:00 pm Monday, May 29th, 11:00 pm
Elizabeth Cook welcomes her longtime fan David Letterman and Paul Shaffer to co-host a special hour of “Apron Strings” to discuss their deep passion for American roots music accompanied by a custom playlist of hand-picked Late Show performances from Willie Nelson & Ryan Adams, Elizabeth Cook & Jason Isbell. Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Warren Zevon, Guy Clark and more!
Rebroadcast: Sunday, May 28th, 9:00 pm Monday, May 29th, 1:00 pm Monday, May 29th, 7:00 pm
52 Week series of exclusive concerts for SiriusXM’s Symphony Hall Monday nights at 7 pm est; Wednesdays at 9 pm pacific; Saturday at 4 pm est. This Week: Kurt Weil – best known for writing Mack the Knife, hear what he wrote for the concert stage. Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand – when music and war collide (Pianist Alexander Tharaud) Gershwin: A near perfect anthem of homesickness, nostalgia and a certain joie de vivre, with a generous dose of jazz, blues and Parisian bustle, that all merge
Rebroadcast: Thursday, June 1st, 12:00 am Saturday, June 3rd, 4:00 pm
SiriusXM presents the Philadelphia Orchestra in an exclusive 52 week series on SiriusXM’s Symphony Hall. One of the most distinguished orchestras in the world, the ensemble is universally recognized for its distinctive sound (“The Philadelphia Sound.”), and SiriusXM is honoured to present the orchestra in its first national platform in more than 26 years. “SiriusXM Hall Presents the Philadelphia Orchestra” will feature internationally renowned pianist soloists: Lang Lang, Emanuel Axe, Yuja Wang
Rebroadcast: Thursday, June 1st, 1:25 am Saturday, June 3rd, 5:25 pm
Longtime Dead Head, Senator Al Franken celebrates the release day of his new book “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate” by Al Franken” by taking over the Grateful Dead Channel for 24 hours. Senator Franken will interview band members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart & Billy Kreutzmann, host airings of three historic Grateful Dead concerts that he attended, co-host Today Grateful Dead History with group archivist David Lemieux, and share numerous stories of his many adventures thru the years with the band inc