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Rock out with your flag out: The History of Spectrum Artists, The United States of Octane + more 4th highlights

June 30, 2014

The 4th of July is finally here, and we’re sure you’ve got a slew of summery activities planned. Maybe you’re party-hopping, maybe you’re throwing the party, maybe you’re braving the beach, or maybe you’re opting out of the heat for a nice Netflix binge. For those of you rocking out with your flag out, however, Octane, The Spectrum, Faction, and more SXM channels have a few ways to soundtrack your long weekend.

For example, The Spectrum will be hosting a show called The History of Spectrum Artists, where the channel will dive into three-song sets with music spanning the entirety of Spectrum artists’ careers. Meanwhile, Faction celebrates July 4th by featuring a bunch of American and British artists who revolutionized their genres (See? Americans and the British can co-exist on the 4th of July. Water under the bridge and all that), and Octane spotlights the greatest hard rock bands of America, state-by-state, in The United States of Octane.

Check out the rest of SiriusXM’s contemporary rock lineup below, and don’t forget to have GREAT long weekend.

The History of Spectrum Artists
Airs Thursday 7/3 at 7 pm ET through Sunday 7/6 at 11 pm ET on The Spectrum, Ch. 28
The Spectrum celebrate Independence Day by spotlighting artists with new music in 2014: Tom Petty, The Black Keys, U2, Coldplay, and more. All weekend, you’ll hear three-song sets with music from the beginning, middle, and now of said bands’ musical careers.

4th of July Revolutionary Weekend
Airs Friday 7/4 at 7 pm ET through Sunday 7/6 at 8 pm ET on Faction, Ch. 41
Faction celebrates the 4th of July by featuring the American and British artists who revolutionized their genres.

The United States of Octane
Airs Friday 7/4 at 6 am ET through Sunday 7/6 on Octane, Ch. 37
Octane spotlights the greatest hard rock bands of America, state-by-state.

Seether Artist Confidential
Airs Tuesday 7/1 at 5 pm ET and 8 pm ET on Octane, Ch. 37
Replays Wednesday 7/2 at 9 am and 12 pm ET, Thursday 7/3 at 9 pm ET and Friday 7/4 at 12 am ET
You’re invited to attend a special SiriusXM Artist Confidential with Seether! The band will perform an acoustic set in front of an intimate audience at the SiriusXM Studios, featuring some of their classics plus songs from their new album, Isolate and Medicate.

Jam On’s Concert Marathon Weekend
Airs various times from Thursday 7/3 through Sunday 7/6 on Jam On, Ch. 29.
Hear our favorite recent concerts from Jam On artists all weekend long during SiriusXM’s Sounds of Summer! This special features performances from bands like the String Cheese Incident, Phish, the Allman Brothers, and more.
See siriusxm.com/jamon for a full schedule rundown.

It’s also the biggest weekend of the year in tennis, soccer and … fantasy football? Listen to Wimbledon, the World Cup, and the Red White and Blue 102 fantasy football special on SiriusXM.

For a free 30-Day trial, check out http://www.siriusxm.com/fbtrial