SIRIUS Satellite Radio Will Celebrate New Year's Eve With Exclusive Live Concert Broadcasts
Performances from The Beach Boys, The Commodores, Patti Smith, Chris Isaak and more to be broadcast from locations across the US
NEW YORK, Dec 26, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will broadcast exclusive live concerts from a wide variety of artists from locations across the US as part of its New Year's Eve programming. The lineup will be:
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 ) THE BEACH BOYS America's pre-eminent pop group will be broadcast LIVE from the Luxor Theatre, Las Vegas, NV ('60s Vibrations, channel 6 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT) FREDDY & THE FISHSTICKS A rare club show from Jimmy Buffett's "other" band! Re-broadcast of Dec. 22, 2006 concert at the Belly Up in Aspen, CO (Radio Margaritaville, channel 31 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT) THE COMMODORES Classic funk and R&B band broadcast LIVE from Resorts International, Atlantic City, NJ (Soul Town, channel 53 -- Dec. 31 @ 10:45 pm ET/7:45 pm PT) PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND Punk rock's poet laureate in her annual New Year's Eve show LIVE from Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY (SIRIUS Disorder, channel 24 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT) CHRIS ISAAK Roots rocker and crooner Chris Isaak and his band will be LIVE from Belly Up, Aspen, CO (The Spectrum, channel 18 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:45 pm PT) BIG AND RICH The hot country duo's concert at the inaugural Rock n' The Rally Festival at Sturgis Bike Week in South Dakota (New Country, channel 60 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/ 8 pm PT) MY MORNING JACKET Talked-about Kentucky alt-rock band will be LIVE from the Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (Left of Center, channel 26 -- Jan. 1 @ 1:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 10:30 pm PT) THE WHO On the SIRIUS channel dedicated to the rock legends, a broadcast of their July 2002 show at the Gorge in George, WA (The Who Channel, channel 10 -- Dec. 31 @ 9 pm ET/6 pm PT) CRYSTAL METHOD Los Angeles' dance-based electronic duo broadcast LIVE from Ruby Skye, San Francisco, CA (Boombox, channel 34 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:55 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:55 pm PT) DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL Emo legends Dashboard Confessional's SIRIUS performance, and interview with frontman Chris Carrabba (Alt Nation, channel 21 -- Dec. 31 @ 10 pm ET/7 pm PT) SHEMEKIA COPELAND The acclaimed, GRAMMY(R)-nominated blues singer LIVE from Buddy Guy's, Chicago, IL (SIRIUS Blues, channel 74 -- Jan. 1 @ 12 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9 pm PT) STRING CHEESE INCIDENT Popular bluegrass-based jam band will be LIVE from Concourse Center, San Francisco, CA (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 2:45 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 11:45 pm PT) GALACTIC New Orleans jazz-funk ensemble will be LIVE from Tipitina's in their home town, New Orleans, LA (Jam On, channel 17 -- Jan. 1 @ 12:30 am ET/Dec. 31 @ 9:30 pm PT) HATEBREED The hot metal band will be LIVE from Toad's Place in their home town, New Haven, CT (Hard Attack, channel 27 -- Dec. 31 @ 11 pm ET/8 pm PT) LUCAS PRATA The dance music singer-songwriter from Queens, NY will be LIVE from Mirage, Westbury, NY (The Beat, channel 36 -- Dec. 31 @ 11:30 pm ET/8:30 pm PT)
In addition, on many of SIRIUS' music channels, year-end countdowns of the top songs/albums will be featured. Visit www.sirius.com for more details.
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SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its rental cars at major locations around the country.
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