It’s that time of year when we get to enjoy the beach, BBQs, and most importantly, an extended weekend. SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right, and don’t forget the real reason for the holiday — remembering our fallen troops.


The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18)

All Together Now 2: Your Beatles Top 100 Songs

Peter Asher returns for a second year to count down the top 100 picks from our recent listener survey of Fab Four songs! Find out which songs made the list!

Airs: 5 pm ET Friday with replays all weekend


Big 80s on 8 (Ch. 8)

80s Cruise Concert

Relive the music, the fun and the excitement of the 80s on The 80s Cruise, featuring Music Presented by SiriusXM 80s on 8. From the decks of the Celebrity Summit while cruising the Caribbean, join your hosts Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood, and Alan Hunter for the ‘80s on 8 Cruise Concert.  Starring Rick Springfield, Loverboy, Billy Ocean, Berlin, Mike & The Mechanics and more!

Airs: 5 pm ET Friday; 1 am & 8 pm ET Saturday; 1 pm ET Sunday; 8 am, 3 pm & 7 pm ET Monday


Caliente (Ch. 158)

J Balvin Town Hall and Memorial Day weekend takeover

As part of our SiriusXM Town Hall Series, hear an exclusive Q&A session with J Balvin! The global reggaeton superstar answers questions from SiriusXM subscribers about his new album, Vibras, how reggaeton invaded Coachella, DM’ing the Weeknd and so much more. You can also hear the special on Flow Nacion and Viva. Plus, every hour, the reggaeton superstar himself will share one track from Vibras along with anecdotes of artists who inspire and collaborated with him. Click here to purchase Vibras!

Airs: 1 pm ET & 7 pm ET Friday; 4 pm ET Saturday; 12 pm ET Sunday (Town Hall); 10 am ET Monday. Starting 2 pm ET Friday and throughout the weekend.


Real Jazz (Ch. 67)

United States Air Force Jazz Heritage Series with Dick Golden

The Airmen of Note are the best jazz band paid by the American taxpayer and each year Sirius XM Real Jazz host Dick Golden joins forces with the Air Force’s jazz band for a 3-hour Memorial Day special to honor those who serve. This year the participating artists are legendary drummer Peter Erskine, singer Nnenna (Nina) Freelon and trombonist Marshall Gilkes.

Airs: 3 pm ET Monday


Hair Nation (Ch. 39)

Hair Nation Celebrates 30 Years of Hair Metal with the Legendary Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap

There was nothing SMALL about 1988: It was the height of the Cold War. The first computer virus hit the internet. And a young musician, Derek Smalls, had left Lambsblood to form one of the greatest Rock bands of all time: SPINAL TAP! Hair Nation is celebrating 30 years of Open Up and Say Ahh from Poison, Bon Jovi’s New Jersey, and Operation Mindcrime from Queensryche. Plus, hear music from Lita Ford, David Lee Roth, Cinderella, Guns N Roses and more all with your special guest host: Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap, who will also share tracks from his new solo album, Smalls Change.

Air times: All Weekend


Lithium (Ch. 34)

Lithium’s 1993 Jubilee

Lithium is spotlighting one of the most influential years in alternative rock and grunge, 1993.  Hear former MTV VJ and Sirius XM host Matt Pinfield hand pick his favorite songs from 1993 with you.

Airs: 12 pm, 3 pm & 9 pm ET Friday; 9 am & 6 pm ET Saturday; 7 am & 4 pm ET Sunday; 12 am, 11 am & 10 pm ET Monday; 6 am ET Tuesday; 1 pm ET Wednesday.


PopRocks (Ch. 17)

PopRocks 101 Countdown with John Rzeznik

John Rzeznik from the Goo Goo Dolls counts down the top 101 PopRock songs from the ’90s & 2000s as voted by you. See what songs made the cut all Memorial Day Weekend long. Who you’ll hear: Fall Out Boy, Green Day, The Killers, Coldplay, Tom Petty, Matchbox Twenty and more.

Airs: 12pm ET Friday; 12am ET Tuesday


SiriusXM Comes Alive (Ch. 316)

2018 Summer Concert Forecast

Summer is almost here, and that means all the great bands are on tour! At SiriusXM Comes Alive, the Summer Tour Forecast focuses on live rock and roll from bands/artists with confirmed tours this summer, including Ann Wilson of Heart, Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, Mick Jones of Foreigner, James Young of Styx, David Coverdale of Whitesnake and more. Get your concert wish list ready!

Airs: Friday through Monday (twice per hour)


Bluegrass Junction (Ch. 62)

Musicians Against Childhood Cancer Bluegrass Classic

We’re welcoming a troupe from the forthcoming Musicians Against Childhood Cancer Bluegrass Classic, a July festival benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Appearing in-studio will be a number of artists scheduled to be on the show, and they’ll be playing some songs live and talking about the festival. In addition, throughout the day, we’ll be featuring myriad bluegrass songs which pay tribute to those who have served our country in the armed forces.

Airs: All weekend


Pop2K (Ch. 10)

Barenaked Ladies BBQ

All weekend Barenaked Ladies play their favorite summer-kick-off songs and reminisce about pop culture moments from the 2000s.

Airs: 2 pm ET Saturday; 12 pm & 7 pm ET Sunday; 10 am, 2 pm & 7 pm ET Monday.


Soul Town (Ch. 49)

Summer Soul Songs

The weather is finally getting warmer and we’re ready to celebrate. Hear summer soul songs like Hot Fun In The Summertime-Sly, Summertime-Billy Stewart, Summer Breeze-Isley Bros, etc.

Airs: All weekend


Symphony Hall (Ch. 76)

Baroque and Beyond, Vox Choral, and Hope Is Always Present

Hear three Memorial Day-themed specials that cover songs composed during the time of war, choral works that commemorate those who have fallen in war, and uplifting compositions that honor those whose lives were lost in war.

Airs: Baroque and Beyond (8 am ET Saturday; 8 pm ET Sunday), Vox Choral (6 am ET Sunday), Hope Is Present (all day Monday).

 


Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22)

Riot Act Tour Memorial Day Weekend

Pearl Jam Radio flashes back 15 years to feature one of the most incendiary tours in the band’s career. Catch highlights from Pearl Jam’s 2003 Riot Act Tour!

Airs: All weekend long


The Joint (Ch. 42)

Ziggy Marley Album Release Special

SiriusXM and Tuff Gong Worldwide present, from the Village Studios in Los Angeles, an exclusive session celebrating the release of his 7th solo album, Rebellion Rises with a quick chat and exclusive performance!

Airs: 11 am Friday, 8am & 9pm ET, Sunday, 12pm, 3pm & 9 pm ET Monday.

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