TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced it will be the presenting sponsor of the talent-filled
Blackcomb Stage featuring Canadian artists at the 2014 Pemberton Music
Festival in Pemberton, B.C. from July 16 - 20.
The Pemberton Music Festival features some of the hottest musical talent
in the world today including Nine Inch Nails, Deadmau5, Outkast,
Soundgarden, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, plus Metric and much more.
Rocking the SiriusXM Blackcomb Stage for festival-goers will be
Canadian indie sensations Stars, Rich Aucoin, Yukon Blonde, New
Pornographers, Hey Rosetta!, Hayden and Sloan.
SiriusXM subscribers can enjoy special live Pemberton Music Festival
programming throughout the weekend starting Friday, July 17th from scenic Pemberton B.C. Special behind-the-scenes interviews from
the SiriusXM Artist Suite with today's biggest musicians will be
available on satellite and online through SiriusXM's Canadian indie
rock channels Iceberg (SIRIUS 161) and The Verge (XM 173).
"Working with the Pemberton Music Festival to bring B.C. and our
subscribers this amazing lineup has been a blast and we look forward to
seeing the best bands and best fans all weekend long," said Jeff Leake,
Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "Canada has some of the
best music in the world and the SiriusXM Blackcomb Stage is really
going to showcase what our country has to offer."
"HUKA Entertainment is well known for putting on exceptional festivals
in North America and our partnership with the number-one audio
entertainment company in the country has helped us continue the
tradition of providing an eclectic mix of the biggest bands in the
world to British Columbia fans," said A.J. Niland, CEO, HUKA
Entertainment. "We're so excited to bring huge international acts as
well as local favourites to this amazing community."
Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also catch Pemberton programming on
the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online.
SiriusXM is a proud sponsor of Pemberton Music Festival and has a legacy
of supporting and furthering the best emerging Canadian music. Through
Canadian indie music channels Iceberg (Sirius 161) and The Verge (XM
173), francophone channels Attitude Franco (Sirius 164) Influence
Franco (XM 174), plus many more, SiriusXM continues to offer a leading
platform for Canadian artists.
For more information about the Pemberton Music Festival visit www.pembertonmusicfestival.com.
For more information about SiriusXM Canada visit www.siriusxm.ca.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with
approximately 2.5 million subscribers, 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, entertainment and major sports brands including the
NHL, NFL, NBA, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Oprah, Disney,
Comedy Central and more.
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.siriusxm.ca and on Apple 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.
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SOURCE: Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.
For further information:
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Director, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship