SiriusXM To Air Juanes Concert Live from Austin City Limits
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast Juanes' concert live from Austin City Limits on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00 pm ET on Caliente channel 150 and La Kueva channel 540.
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Listeners across the country will enjoy SiriusXM's live broadcast as the GRAMMY® and seventeen-time Latin GRAMMY® winning guitarist, singer and songwriter takes the stage at Austin City Limits to perform many of his popular hits-including "Es Por Ti," "Mala Gente," and "A Dios Le Pido." Juanes' concert in Austin is part of the Austin Fan Fest, downtown's celebratory events taking place as the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX returns to the U.S. for the first time since 2007.
"We are excited to offer SiriusXM listeners nationwide exclusive access to Juanes' concert, surely one of the hottest tickets in town," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "This will be an exciting weekend for both music and race fans and our listeners will be able to enjoy these events from Austin wherever they may be."
Juanes is host of SiriusXM's exclusive monthly show, Juanes: Fijate Bien, satellite radio's first artist-hosted show for bilingual listeners. His most recent album, "JUANES MTV Unplugged," debuted at #1 on the "Top Latin Albums" chart and in 18 countries throughout Latin America. The superstar's dedication to global activism is seen in his charitable work for his "Mi Sangre Foundation" and as a co-founder of the "Paz sin Fronteras" (Peace Without Borders) organization - which utilizes music as a unifying force regardless of political or geographic divides and advocates that all people are entitled to the basic human right of peace.
In addition, Willie Nelson's SiriusXM channel, Willie's Roadhouse, channel 56, will broadcast the "Best of Texas Music" concert featuring Willie Nelson, Asleep at the Wheel, Jerry Jeff Walker and more live on Thursday, November 15 at 9:00 pm ET. The concert will be broadcast live from ACL Live at The Moody Theatre on Willie Nelson Boulevard in Austin, Texas, which is also home to the new SiriusXM studio.
Caliente plays a tropical mix of salsa, merengue and bachata hits, featuring, among others, Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Aventura, Romeo Santos and Price Royce.
La Kueva plays Latin rock classics to today's hits from legendary musicians and upcoming artists, including Juanes, Mana, Fabulosos Cadillacs, Soda Stereo, Molotov, and more.
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For more information, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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