Put your work down and turn the radio up! SiriusXM is celebrating the unofficial end of summer with special programming beginning Friday, September 4 and airing throughout the holiday weekend. Enjoy special editions of SiriusXM’s Town Hall series, concert and performance broadcasts, live DJ sets plus tons of sports coverage.

The full-lineup of SiriusXM’s Labor Day programming and complete broadcast times are available at SiriusXM.com/LaborDayWeekend.

 

Labor Day Weekend Highlights

TALK & ENTERTAINMENT …

Howard 101/100: Howard 101 celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Baba Booey” with a three weekend-long radio event featuring audio of the word’s first utterance as well as 25 years of now-legendary Baba Booey a.k.a. Gary Dell’Abate moments from the Howard Stern Show. Hop over to Howard 100 on Labor Day for nothing but “Baba Booey” parody songs, lovingly created by fans and Stern staff over decades.

Raw Dog Comedy Hits (Ch. 99): Marking the one year anniversary of Joan Rivers’ passing, SiriusXM’s Comedy Greats will replay “Remembering Joan Rivers,” the 3-hour special hosted by Ron Bennington, featuring comedians looking back on their favorite memories of Joan. The special, airing all weekend, features Amy Schumer, Bonnie McFarlane, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Heather McDonald, Iliza Schlesinger, Judy Gold, Kathleen Madigan, Sara Beniscana, Tammy Pescatelli, Russell Peters, Jeffrey Gurian and Jeffrey Ross.

SiriusXM Comedy Greats (Ch. 94): Actor, comedian, and producer Kevin Smith takes over the channel, counting down his top five comedians of all time, sharing personal anecdotes about them and playing their best stand-up hits.

Entertainment Weekly Radio (Ch.105): Get your fill of TV and film during this 24-hour marathon featuring back-to-back Town Halls and specials including: Women in Comedy Special, Ant Man Town Hall, Spy Town Hall, Southpaw Town Hall, Town Hall with Morgan Freeman, Town Hall with Robert Duvall and Town Hall with Seth Meyers. You’ll also hear the 40th Anniversary special for Back to the Future, the Gilmore Girls Reunion special from ATX Festival, a panel with the Creators of Empire from ATX, and EW’s 2015 Fall Television special. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

Radio Classics (Ch. 148): Relive the Golden Age of Radio with The War is Over!, a World War II-themed special commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the WWII.  The two-hour special will include new-to-the-channel episodes from the dramatic series Worlds At War – featuring journalistic accounts of battle, first-person narratives, and novels inspired by actual events. The special will also include the Orson Welles-narrated Fourteen August, produced by Norman Corwin.

Kids Place Live (Ch. 78): Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series, will host a one-hour special playing songs, reading excerpts from the series’ new book, and answering back-to-school survival questions from actual Kids Place Live listeners! (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

SiriusXM Stars (Ch. 109): Head here for a 48-hour marathon of Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy, highlighting the show’s biggest celebrity guests and some of McCarthy’s friends. Tap into your curious side with replays of conversations with experts in the areas of cults, polygamy, dating, conspiracy theories, as well as spiritual and self-help gurus. The marathon will also shine a spotlight on the funny side of Jenny with segments featuring her husband Donnie Wahlberg, and other family members that showcase her sense of humor.

 

MUSIC …

Pitbull’s Globalization (Ch. 4): Fuel your party with Pitbull’s 64-Hour Labor Day Mega-Mix Weekend featuring exclusive mixes and club-inspired music by the channel’s top DJs including DJ Phenom, Kidd Spin, DJ Santarosa, and Big Syphe. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

Mark McGrath’s 120 on ‘90s on 9
Sugar Ray’s lead singer Mark McGrath joins the SiriusXM ‘90s on 9 family with a new show! For a couple of hours Mark digs deep into the library and plays ‘90s songs with a theme. The debut Labor Day Weekend will feature Movie Music with some huge hits and some you may not have known were on soundtracks. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

SiriusXM’s Tribute to Yacht Rock (Ch. 31 *through 9/8*): Limited-run channel features top smooth-sailing soft-rock hits by artists like Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross, Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, Toto, Robbie Dupree, Seals & Crofts, Hall & Oates, Ambrosia and more.

Electric Area (Ch. 52): Hear DJ sets from Electric Zoo Live from Randall’s Island in New York City. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

BB King’s Bluesville (Ch. 70): Legendary music journalist David Fricke hosts a Town Hall with Buddy Guy, where the beloved ambassador of the Blues discusses his career and new album Born to Play Guitar. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

Grateful Dead Channel (Ch. 23): Relive The Grateful Dead’s final concerts throughout the Labor Day Weekend and enjoy all three of the Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” shows from Solider Field. Please visit www.siriusxm.com/laborday for full schedule. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

80s on 8 (Ch. 8): Relive the “Awesome End of Summer Exclusive Subscriber Show” with Rick Springfield & Loverboy, hosted by VJ Mark Goodman from the legendary Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio (Ch. 310): Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opening in Cleveland with highlighted tracks from the opening night concert on Labor Day weekend 1995.  Enjoy history-making performances from John Mellencamp, Al Green, The Pretenders, James Brown, Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and many more plus, insight from current Rock Hall President and CEO Greg Harris.

Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24): Celebrate the last long weekend of summer with four days of Jimmy’s Labor Day concerts as well as his best shows from the 2015 Workin’ N’ Playin’ Tour. Visit www.siriusxm.com/laborday for full air dates and times. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

La Kueva (Ch. 768): SiriusXM’s rock en español channel honors legendary rocker Gustavo Cerati with exclusive testimonials from some of today’s biggest rock bands. Catupecu Machu’s Fernando Ruiz Diaz will also host a special celebration of Cerati’s life and music, sharing personal memories of the late rocker and playing some of Cerati’s biggest hits.

 

SPORTS …

College Football: SiriusXM will kick off college football’s opening weekend with live broadcasts of 60 games featuring the top-ranked teams in the country.  Listeners will get marquee early season matchups Alabama-Wisconsin, Notre Dame-Texas and many more. Visit www.siriusxm.com/collegefootballschedule for game times and channels. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

SiriusXM FC (Ch. 85): Examine the dark side of the beautiful game — the match-fixing scandals that have affected soccer leagues around the world — on Beyond the Pitch: The Dirty Game, with testimonies from an admitted match-fixer who was caught and convicted, as well as the people tasked with investigating the corruption.

MLB: As Major League Baseball teams make their push for the postseason, SiriusXM offers live broadcasts of every MLB game from coast-to-coast throughout Labor Day Weekend and beyond. Visit www.siriusxm.com/mlbschedule for game times and channels. (AVAILABLE FOR FREE LISTEN)

SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Ch. 90): Hear broadcasts of the weekend’s NASCAR races from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina – the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race and the Bojangles’ Southern 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (Sirius 208, XM 92): Tune in for four-day coverage of the Deutsche Bank Championship (September 3-6) from TPC Boston in Massachusetts.

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87): Fantasy football fans, prepare for the coming season with around the clock fantasy news and analysis throughout Labor Day Weekend, plus broadcasts of expert and celebrity drafts, including the “Big League Impact” drafts that feature the participation of major league ballplayers and other celebrities.

Please visit www.siriusxm.com for more information.

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