SiriusXM to Launch The U2 Experience Exclusive Channel on Friday, June 1
SiriusXM announced today that U2 will launch an exclusive, limited-run SiriusXM channel, The U2 Experience, on channel 30 beginning Friday, June 1.
The U2 Experiencewillshowcase music from the band's more than four decade long career, includingtracks from their latest albumSongs of Experience (Interscope) ranked #6 in the Global Top albums of 2017,epicrock anthems, historic performances, and rarities.SiriusXM subscribers will also hearexclusive stories fromBono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, and U2's long-time sound engineer Joe O'Herlihy, who has helped shape the remarkable sound of U2 throughout the decades since he first saw them perform inSeptember 1978 at the Arcadia Ballroom in Cork City, Ireland.
On Monday June 11, U2 will take a one night detour fromthe eXPERIENCE+iNNOCENCETour 2018toperform at Harlem'slegendaryApollo Theaterfor the first time ever fora special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers. Thisexclusive SiriusXM concert, and U2's most intimate New York City show in nearly 20 years, will air onSiriusXM's The U2 Experience, channel 30, onWednesday, June 13at 5:00 pm ET. The concert will also air simultaneously on Howard Stern's Howard 101 channel. Subscribers will be able to listen to SiriusXM hosts Bill Flanagan and Jenny Eliscu host the pre-show concert coverage from the historic Harlem landmark.
The U2 ExperiencebeginsonFriday, June 1 at 12:00 pm ETand runsthrough Saturday June 30,via satellite on channel 30, and through theSiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online atsiriusxm.com
The U2 Experienceis an example of SiriusXM channels created with leading artists, includingBruce Springsteen's E Street Radio,The BeatlesChannel,Diplo's Revolution,Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville,Garth Brooks' The Garth Channel,LL Cool J's Rock The Bells Radio,Willie Nelson's Willie's Roadhouse,Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Radio,Tom PettyRadio, B.B. King's Bluesville, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra,Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzy's Boneyard,Pearl JamRadio andEminem's Shade 45.
SiriusXM subscribers will be able to tuneintoThe U2 Experience(ch.30)beginning on Friday, June 1 on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streamingto learn more.
For further information on U2, theeXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018 orSongs of Experience, visitwww.U2.com.
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