NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that country music star Ronnie Dunn will sit down for a live Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Ronnie Dunn" will air live on Prime Country, channel 58, on Thursday, May 24 at 12:00 pm ET. The special will be hosted by SiriusXM host Storme Warren.
The event is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Renee Fleming and the surviving members of Nirvana.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Ronnie Dunn" will feature the Country Music Association Award-winning former member of Brooks & Dunn—the most awarded duo in country music—answering questions from the studio audience about his career, including his newest solo album, Ronnie Dunn—Special Edition, which was released Monday, May 21.
SiriusXM's Prime Country will also present a special broadcast of Ronnie Dunn's concert at The Stage in Nashville, recorded live on May 16. The concert will air on Friday, May 25 at 9:00 pm ET and will be rebroadcast throughout the weekend.
"I am very excited and honored that I have been invited to take part in the SiriusXM live 'Town Hall' series," said Ronnie Dunn. "I look forward to the exchange with the live audience. I am equally as excited to have the opportunity to talk, not only about where my musical journey has taken me over the last 20 years, but to introduce them to music that I hope will serve to lead us into a new beginning."
"Ronnie Dunn was a founding member of the greatest country duo of all time," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Ronnie is an icon in his own right, and we're glad to host this once-in-a-lifetime session where he talks directly to his fans about his music legacy and his future as a solo artist."
Prime Country plays country music from the '80s, '90s and early 2000s. Listeners will hear artists like Garth Brooks, George Strait, Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson, The Judds, Tim & Faith, Alabama, Randy Travis, Clint Black and Brooks & Dunn.
For more information on Ronnie Dunn, please visit www.ronniedunn.com.
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