- Limited-run channel to air a "Town Hall" special featuring Petty
answering questions from fans
- Tom Petty Radio to feature music spanning Petty's entire career,
including his new album with The Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye"
TORONTO, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced that that Tom Petty Radio will return to SiriusXM on Friday,
July 25 at 6:00 pm ET on channel 25.
Tom Petty Radio, the exclusive, limited-run channel, will feature music
spanning Tom Petty's entire career, from his first album with The
Heartbreakers up to their new album Hypnotic Eye, including personal stories from Petty and his bandmates in The
Heartbreakers about each track on the new album. The channel will also
feature songs Petty recorded as a solo artist and as a member of the
Traveling Wilburys as well as live tracks from Petty's most recent
tour. Listeners will also hear highlights from Petty's exclusive
SiriusXM show, Tom Petty's Buried Treasure. Tom Petty Radio will air on SiriusXM's Classic Rewind channel through
Sunday, August 3.
Tom Petty Radio, which previously aired for a limited time in 2013, will
also feature an exclusive "Town Hall" with Tom Petty, during which
Petty will sit down for an intimate Q&A session with a select group of
SiriusXM listeners in Los Angeles.
Moderated by SiriusXM host Jim Ladd, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tom
Petty" will air on Saturday, July 26 at 3:00 pm ET on Tom Petty Radio
via satellite, channel 25 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App
on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.ca.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tom Petty" will feature Petty answering
questions from fans about his career, including the release of their
new album Hypnotic Eye, scheduled for release on July 29.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tom Petty" will be
available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.ca. Visit http://www.siriusxm.ca/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
Now in its eighth season, Tom Petty's Buried Treasure features the Grammy Award®-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer,
playing a set of rare and classic tracks from his private vaults, many
vintage, with his informed and entertaining commentary. Tom Petty's Buried Treasure airs on Deep Tracks, channel 27, on Thursdays at 5:00 pm ET.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tom Petty" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall"
series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with
studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall"
specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Billy Crystal, Roger Waters,
Quentin Tarantino, Willie Nelson, Billy Joel, KISS, Coldplay, Katy
Perry, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift, Hugh Jackman, the surviving members
of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.ca.
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SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
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SiriusXM Canada contact:
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