SIRIUS Satellite Radio to 'Sneak Preview' New Grateful Dead Channel
NEW YORK, July 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced that it will air a "sneak preview" of its much anticipated Grateful Dead Channel. Dead fans can tune in August 1 through August 9 as the Grateful Dead Channel takes over Jam_On SIRIUS channel 17 for this special preview.
The Grateful Dead Channel will feature music spanning the band's long and celebrated career with previously unreleased concert recordings, and special commentary from remaining members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh and Bill Kreutzmann, as well as rare archival interviews with Jerry Garcia. Other exclusives will include memories and music from members of The Grateful Dead's tight-knit musical family tree.
Jam_On, SIRIUS' home for Jam bands, will return to its regular programming on August 10. The Grateful Dead Channel will officially launch as part of SIRIUS' channel line-up later this summer.
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