By Demian Russian
Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) today announced that country music superstar Willie Nelson will be joining a small group of Sirius XM Radio listeners at the Sirius XM Radio studios in New York City for SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson. This rare Q&A interview session with Willie Nelson will feature the legendary icon answering questions about his life, his influences, his outlaw wisdom, and his new book Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die.
“Willie’s music and life are epic, and we are excited that this music legend will be in our studios to answer questions from SiriusXM listeners. With Johnny moderating the questions from fans in-studio we are not really sure where the conversation will go, but we are sure it will make for great radio that his fans nationwide will love to hear.”
– Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM Radio
SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson will be hosted by Sirius XM Radio host, and Willie Nelson fan, Johnny Knoxville. Knoxville, along with his cousin, Roger Alan Wade, hosts The Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee with Johnny Knoxville & Roger Alan Wade, the weekly show (Saturdays at 8:00 pm) on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 60).
SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelsonis yet another installment of Sirius XM Radio’s successful “Town Hall” series, which brings music icons together with an intimate studio audience of Sirius XM Radio listeners. Previous Sirius XM “Town Hall” specials have featured Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Ringo Starr, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Linkin Park, the surviving members of Nirvana, Aerosmith, Ziggy Marley, and Crosby, Stills and Nash.
SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson will air live on Willie Nelson’s exclusive SiriusXM channel Willie’s Roadhouse (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 56), on Tuesday, November 20th at 2:00 pm ET. Encore presentations will air on Willie’s Roadhouse (SiriusXM channel 56) and Outlaw Country (SiriusXM channel 60), throughout the week. For all rebroadcast times, visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
Following the live broadcast, SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson will be made available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening online at siriusxm.com and via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices.
Sirius XM Radio listeners wishing to attend SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson should listen to Willie’s Roadhouse (Sirius and XM channel 56) or visit www.siriusxm.com/williesroadhouse for Official Rules and details.
Willie’s Roadhouse is Willie Nelson’s exclusive channel for classic country music, including such artists as Johnny Cash, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline, Ray Price, and of course Willie Nelson.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
Disclosure: Long SIRI
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