"Dave Matthews Band Radio" Launches on SiriusXM
Limited-run channel to feature exclusive live broadcast of Dave Matthews Band concert from The Gorge in Washington state
Band members to discuss music from their upcoming album 'Away From the World'
Sirius XM Radio announced today that it will launch "Dave Matthews Band Radio", the commercial-free music channel featuring music, interviews and live recordings from the band's archives.
"Dave Matthews Band Radio" will launch on Saturday September 1, 2012 at 11:00 pm EST and will run through Sunday September 30, 2012 on Sirius channel 142 and XM channel 43.
Additionally, "Dave Matthews Band Radio" will be available as a 24/7 channel online on channel 714 and through the Sirius XM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices.
"Dave Matthews Band Radio" will launch with an exclusive live broadcast of the Dave Matthews Band concert from the historic Gorge amphitheater in Washington state on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:00 pm and will be rebroadcast throughout the month. SiriusXM listeners will also hear live recordings from the band's vast archive.
The limited-run channel will also feature music from the band's entire catalog: everything from their early days to their upcoming eighth studio album Away From The World, scheduled to be released on Tuesday September 11th.
During a special album preview, SiriusXM listeners will hear the band members personally introduce each song on the new album and share their stories about the songs, each other, and their 21-year career on the road.
The channel will also feature music from Dave Matthews' side projects as a solo artist and with Tim Reynolds, as well as special segments with band members.
"We're excited that SiriusXM is making it possible for fans everywhere to hear our September 1st show at The Gorge," said Dave Matthews Band. "We're also looking forward to sharing our new songs and some rare materials from our archives on Dave Matthews Band Radio."
"Dave Matthews Band is one of the most unique groups of our times, whose music blends the personal with universal issues. Their musical styles have challenged listeners while the group has built a world-wide audience," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "This special channel will allow listeners to get closer than ever to the band, hear the special selections from band members themselves and the personal stories behind their music."
Dave Matthews Band August/September 2012 tour dates:
(Dates and information subject to change.)
8/31 - Georges, WA @ The Gorge Amphitheatre (w/ The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone)
9/1 - Georges, WA @ The Gorge Amphitheatre (w/ The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone)
9/2 - Georges, WA @ The Gorge Amphitheatre (w/ The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone)
9/7 - Chula Vista, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre (w/ Allen Stone)
9/8 Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (w/ Allen Stone)
9/9 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre (w/ Allen Stone)
9/12 - Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
For the latest tour dates and information, please go to:
Dave Matthews Band Official Website