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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

May 22, 2014

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Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array of content to soundtrack your day(s) off from Music, Sports and Talk & Entertainment!

Talk & Entertainment

Taps
Remember those who lost their lives serving their country. Taps will be played across every SiriusXM channel at noon on Memorial Day.

Pope Francis & The Holy Land
Airs through Monday 5/26 on The Catholic Channel, Ch. 129
Hear coverage of the Holy Father’s visits to Jordan, the State of Palestine, and Israel as well as broadcasts from Lino Rulli and Gus Lloyd.

EW Radio’s One-Year Anniversary
Airs Friday 5/23 at 12 am ET through Monday 5/26 on Entertainment Weekly Radio, Ch. 105
Hear the best moments from EW Radio’s first year on the air, featuring Town Halls with Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael J. Fox, Julia Louis Dreyfus, and our latest: The X-Men 2 Town Hall.

The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt
Airs Friday 5/23 at 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127
Replays: Sunday 5/25 at 6 am ET
Hear special Memorial Day interviews with Major General Paul Eaton and Kim Ruocco, Director of Postvention Programs, TAPS. On today’s panel Paco Fabian, Daniella Leger Gibbs and Jesse Berney.

Comedy Central’s Memorial Day Weekend Marathon
Starts Sunday 5/25 at 10 am on Comedy Central Radio, Ch. 95
Featuring comedy sets by Daniel Tosh, Owen Benjamin, Kumail Nanjiani, Kevin Hart, Maria Bamford, Nick Kroll, Amy Schumer, Pete Holmes, Al Madrigal, Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., and Katt Williams.

Blue Collar Comedy at RedFest
Airs Saturday 5/24 through Sunday 5/26 on Raw Dog, Ch. 99
Mojo Nixon is joined by Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy from Redfest in Austin.

TheBlaze Radio Network: Love It or Lose It
Airs Saturday 5/24 at 1 pm & 7 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot, Ch. 125
From personal stories to conversations about the meaning of the holiday, listeners will be treated to a special tribute to those who fought and gave their lives to defend our freedom, and the loved ones who support them.

9-11 Memorial Museum Special
Monday 5/26 at 6 am & 9 pm ET on SIriusXM Indie, Ch. 104
Pete Dominick interviews the curator and artists from NYC’s new 9-11 Memorial Museum giving you, the audience, a guided tour.

Memorial Day Best of the Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt
Monday 5/26 at 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127
Major General Paul Eaton discusses Section 60, civilian and military relations and the VA, Kim Ruocco, Director, Suicide Postvention Programs for theTragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, joins in. And other interviews include Scott Paul of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, Aneesh Chopra, author of Innovative State, Ralph Nader, Professor Martin Gilens, and Jane Buchanan of Human Rights Watch.

Music

Blondie Artist Confidential
Airs Thursday, 5/22 at 4 pm ET on 1st Wave, Ch. 33
Replays Friday, 5/23 at 8 pm, Saturday, 5/24 at 10 am, Sunday, 5/25 at 5 pm, Monday, 5/26 at 12 pm, Tuesday, 5/27 at 12 am ET
Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, and Clem Burke candidly discuss their lives as new wave pioneers and perform some of their biggest hits along with songs from their new album, Ghosts of Download.

All Star Memorial Day Weekend
Airs Friday 5/23 at 5 pm ET through Monday 5/26 at 11:59 pm ET on 70s on 7
It’s the 70s on 7 All Star Memorial Day Weekend! Hear encore moments with our biggest stars. It’s a full cast of former Guest DJs spinning their own ‘70s hits along with our regular hosts. We’ll have the Stars… you get the tanning Stripes!

Lisa Loeb Kids Place Live Sing-a-Long Concert
Friday 5/23 through Sunday 5/25 on Kids Place Live, Ch. 78
Get your summer started with a Lisa Loeb concert and EW Radio’s Jessica Shaw, who will be giving family movie tips.

Brantley Gilbert Album Premiere Special
Airs Friday 5/23 at 10 am ET on The Highway, Ch. 59
Replays Friday 5/23 10 pm, Sunday 5/25 3 pm, Monday 5/26 8 pm ET
Brantley Gilbert is riding across the States to Arlington for Memorial Day as part of the Folds of Honor ride, which provides scholarships to kids who have lost parents in battle. Brantley Gilbert will ride his Harley to the diner as a “rest stop” and perform for a small audience of SiriusXM subscribers.

Here Comes Summer with Lou Christie
Airing Friday 5/24 at 10 am ET on 60s on 6
Replaying Sunday 5/25 at 9 pm, Monday 5/26 at 1 pm ET
Lou has put together a playlist of summer music that’ll kick your season off perfectly! Check out this special hour of feel-good hits only on 60s on 6.

Classic Rewind with George Lopez
Airs Friday 5/23 at 12 pm ET on Classic Rewind, Ch. 25
Replaying Friday 5/23 6 pm, Saturday 5/24 at 9 am, Saturday 5/24 at 3 pm, Sunday 5/25 at 11 am, Sunday 5/25 11 pm, Monday, 5/26 at 6 am ET, Monday, 5/26 at 9 pm ET
It’s George Lopez’s Memorial Day Weekend Rewind, and he’s playing some of his favorite classic rock from the Cassette Era.

This One’s For ME Weekend
Starts Friday 5/23 at 12 pm ET through Sunday 5/25 on Radio Margaritaville, Ch. 24
As part of the This One’s for ME request weekend, hear the live broadcast of the first date on Jimmy Buffett’s This One’s For You Tour 2014 from Virginia Beach, VA.

Going Back Home with Roger Daltrey
Friday 5/23 at 5 pm through Monday 5/26 at 11:59 pm ET on Bluesville, Ch. 70
Roger Daltrey, legendary lead singer of The Who, returns to his Blues and R&B roots on his new album with Wilko Johnson, Going Back Home.

SiriusXM Chill: Poolside
Airing Saturday 5/24 at 12 pm ET on Chill, Ch. 53
Replaying Sunday 5/25  at 12 pm, Monday 5/26 at 12 pm ET

Introducing: SiriusXM Chill Poolside. This Memorial Day weekend, cool off with a laid back electronic mix from the legendary U.K. producers Ministry of Sound. Wherever you may be, these blissful beats will make you feel like you’re chillin’ poolside.

David Crosby and The Dead
Airs Friday 5/24 at 5 pm ET on the Grateful Dead Channel, Ch. 23
Replaying Saturday 5/24 6 am & 4 pm, Sunday 5/25 9 am, Monday 5/26 6 pm ET
David Crosby, beloved member of Crosby Stills Nash and Young, has been a friend and fan of the Grateful Dead since the band’s beginnings. Join him on the Grateful Dead Channel as he plays some of his favorite Dead tunes and shares his thoughts on Jerry Garcia as well as introduces tracks from his new album, Croz.

Patti LaBelle Town Hall
Airing Saturday 5/24 at 6 pm ET on Heart & Soul, Ch. 48
Celebrate Patti LaBelle’s 70th birthday with a very special SiriusXM Town Hall.

Sarah’s Top 5 Songs of Summer
Airs Friday 5/23 at 8 pm ET on The Blend, Ch. 16
Replays Saturday 5/24 at 10 am, Sunday 5/25 at 6 am & 2 pm, Monday 5/26 at 8 am, 12 pm & 5 pm ET
Join singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan as she plays her top five songs of summer in honor of  Memorial Day Weekend!

Elvis Live in Concert
Airs Friday 5/23 at 8 pm ET on Elvis Radio, Ch. 19
Replays Sunday 5/25 at 12 am, Sunday 5/25 at 10 pm, Tuesday 5/27 at 6 am ET
Elvis Live in Concert features The USS Arizona Benefit 1961 for Memorial Day Weekend. A musician who believed in sharing and giving back to his community, Elvis played for Navy vets in this historic fundraising concert from March 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. After the concert, tune in for a bonus Bill Rock Brown Eyed Handsome Man MDQ musical retrospective.

Best of Electric Daisy Carnival New York on Memorial Day Weekend
Airs Saturday 5/24 through Sunday 5/25 on Electric Area, Ch. 52
Hear Electric Area’s EDC NY backstage pass with exclusive interviews and updates from all four Electric Daisy Carnival stages.

Stand Up For Heroes: Roger Waters Performance
Airs Saturday 5/24 at 6 AM ET on Deep Tracks, Ch. 27
Replays Saturday 5/24 at 11 am, 4 pm, Sunday 5/25 at 8 am, 1 pm, 5:30 pm, Monday 5/26 at 7 am, 1 pm, 6 pm, 11 pm ET
On November 6, 2013 in New York City, founding Pink Floyd member Roger Waters played with a band of 14 veterans to perform a set of uplifting rock capped off with a Pink Floyd classic, all for the benefit of the Bob Woodruff Foundation: Stand Up for Heroes. As part of SiriusXM’s Sounds of Summer, Deep Tracks proudly presents this encore concert performance saluting our veterans and fallen warriors.

Elvis Radio with Argo
Airs Saturday 5/24 at 7 am ET on Elvis Radio, Ch. 19
The Saturday Special is Elvis Radio’s Memorial Day Tribute, songs of patriotism and inspiration with a taste of Elvis gospel time to support our country’s moral compass. Elvis Radio remembers the vets!

Ray Plays
Airs Saturday 5/24 at 12 pm ET on The Coffee House, Ch. 31
Replays Saturday 5/24 at 8 pm, Sunday at 5/25 10 am & 5 pm, Monday at 5/26 11 am & 7 pm ET
SiriusXM’s Coffee House is celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with an exclusive guest DJ from singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne! Hear Ray talk about and play some of his favorite artists like Neil Young and Elvis Costello, who have both influenced his career and helped shape his newest album, Supernova.

La Gozadera: Memorial Day Bonus Mix
Airs Monday 5/26 at 3 pm ET on Caliente, Ch. 150
This Memorial Day, Caliente serves up an extra hour of La Gozadera. Listen as DJ Kito mixes up an extra hour full of sexy tropical music that will help kick off the Summer festivities! Party and shake your hips with two hours of the best in salsa, merengue y mas!

Sports

Coca-Cola 600
Airs Sunday 5/25 at 6 pm ET on NASCAR Radio, Ch. 90
SiriusXM brings you the race live from the Charlotte Motor Speedway!

Verizon IndyCar Series — Indianapolis 500
Airs Sunday 5/25 at 12 pm ET on XM Channel 209 & Sirius Channel 213
Hear every lap of excitement!

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