TORONTO, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's
leading audio entertainment company, today announced a series of live
broadcasts direct from NXNE, one of Canada's most anticipated music and
arts festivals featuring both emerging artists and major-label
headliners. This is SiriusXM's 7th consecutive year of support for the festival and the latest example of
how SiriusXM helps Canadian artists reach music fans in both Canada and
On Friday, June 15, SiriusXM will broadcast live from Yonge-Dundas
Square in Toronto on Sirius channel 151 and XM channel 151 from 7:00
p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET. The broadcast will feature performances from Plants & Animals, Eight and a Half and Matthew Good.
On Saturday, June 16, SiriusXM will broadcast live from Toronto's
Horseshoe Tavern from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sirius channels 151,
152 and XM channel 151. The broadcast will feature performances from Poor Young Things, Lumineers, Young Empires and Catl. A highly anticipated special guest performance at 10:00 p.m. will also
Since 2005, SiriusXM Canada has helped emerging English and French
Canadian musicians grow their audiences in both Canada and the U.S.
SiriusXM supports the music industry through direct sponsorship
activity and by featuring the music of Canadian artists to the more
than 23 million satellite radio subscribers in the U.S. and Canada.
SiriusXM regularly hosts music industry showcases featuring emerging
talent and presents live satellite radio broadcast events across North
About SiriusXM Canada
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM
Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring
premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music.
SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized
news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports
leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at
www.sirius.ca and www.xmradio.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and
Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
SOURCE SiriusXM Canada
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