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 the U.S.
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 be featured.
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 America.
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.
For further information:
Mike Calnek, SiriusXM Canada
Phone: 416-513-7459 | Email: [email protected]
Maricel Dicion, NATIONAL Public Relations
Phone: 416-848-1446 | Email: [email protected]