By Demian Russian
Legendary Studio 54 insider and organizer, Carmen D’Alessio, sits down with Sirius XM Radio’s (NASDAQ:SIRI) Studio 54 channel executive producer John “Jellybean” Benitez to share behind the scenes stories about the official opening of Studio 54, including anecdotes about the fashion, music, and people associated with the legendary club. D’Alessio also will be sharing personal memories about the former Studio 54 co-owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager.
This special, exclusive interview will air tonight, Thursday, September 15th at 10:00 pm ET on Sirius XM’s Studio 54 Radio (Sirius and XM channel 15) and will be rebroadcast this Sunday morning, September 18th at 8:00 am ET.
Sirius XM recently announced that the iconic Studio 54 club will reopen at its original location at 254 West 54th Street in New York City, for the first time in more than 25 years, for one night only on Tuesday, October 18th. Sirius XM will reunite with members of the original team that worked behind the scenes at the club during its 1977-1981 heyday. They will re-create what will be billed as “One More Night” of the iconic 1970s nightlife glamour inside the famous Studio 54.
Studio 54 Radio is a 24/7 commercial-free channel devoted to the best classic dance and disco as a tribute to the music often played in the legendary club created by Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager. The channel features music that comes from the vaults and special record collections of insiders, much of which has never been heard since the club permanently closed its doors. Studio 54 Radio also includes The Marc and Myra Show, the weekly interview series featuring Studio 54 insiders sharing many never before told personal stories and anecdotes about the renowned club.
Disclosure: Long SIRI
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