Subscribers across the country to hear all-star lineup of Canadian talent on The Verge ch. 173
TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced it will be the official live broadcaster of Fire Aid For Fort McMurray, the major benefit concert being held on June 29 in Edmonton, Alberta to support the people in the City of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) directly impacted by the recent fires in Alberta.
Starting at 4 pm (MT) on June 29, subscribers can tune in to the show live from Commonwealth Stadium on SiriusXM's The Verge (ch. 173). The incredible lineup of award-winning Canadian artists include: Nickelback, Blue Rodeo, City and Colour (solo), Corb Lund, Dean Brody, Barney Bentall, The Rankin Family, Dallas Smith, Brett Kissel, Randy Bachman with The Sadies, Ian Tyson, Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, Dear Rouge, High Valley, Harlequin and Dustin Bentall.
"We have many loyal subscribers from Fort McMurray and the RMWB that were affected by the devastating fires," said John Lewis, SVP, Programming & Operations, SiriusXM Canada. "We're really proud to be a part of this benefit concert and to be able to give all of our subscribers across the country live access to what is going to be an amazing show for a very good cause."
Those subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen on the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as at siriusxm.ca
Tickets for Fire Aid for Fort McMurray are available at ticketmaster.ca or charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000. For more information or to make a donation to the Fort McMurray United Way visit FireAid.ca.
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