Sirius New Year's Partying
December 31, 2008 at 6:02 AM (PT)
Economic woes notwithstanding, SIRIUS XM Radio will offer a plethora of NEW YEAR'S EVE and New Year programming. Chief among them will be the airing of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's special holiday show performances from DECEMBER 2001. The performances will air on NEW YEAR'S DAY, JAN. 1st at 3p ET on E Street Radio SIRIUS channel 10 and XM channel 58.
SIRIUS XM's E Street Radio will broadcast the performance from the DEC. 7th and 8th, 2001 shows featuring Bruce, members of the E Street Band and special guests such as MAX WEINBERG, SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY, THE MIAMI HORNS, BRUCE HORNSBY, GARLAND JEFFREYS, and a special duet of ELVIS COSTELLO and BRUCE doing "Alison (My Aim Is True)." The DEC. 7th, 2001 performance will air at 3p ET and the DEC. 8th performance will air immediately after on SIRIUS channel 10 and XM channel 58.
Other holiday treats include:
* On NEW YEAR'S EVE, The History of HOWARD STERN Act II, the award-winning series that picks up after HOWARD's firing at WNBC in '85 and looks at the beginning of his legendary run at K-Rock. Act II airs in 10 separate parts, with one installment airing at 6 a ET on Howard 100 and 6a PT on Howard 101 and replaying continuously all day, night plus weekends.
* Also on DECEMBER 31st, ARTIE LANGE hosts an exclusive special broadcast of his comedy DVD, It's the Whiskey Talking, at 11p ET on channel Howard 101.
* SIRIUS XM's Party City channel SIRIUS channel 39 and XM channel 38 will feature the upbeat party hits, starting TUESDAY, DEC. 30th at midnight and will air through THURSDAY, JAN. 1st at 11:59 p ET.
* METROPOLITAN OPERA Radio SIRIUS channel 78 and XM channel 79 will broadcast the premiere of the highly-anticipated new production PUCCINI's La Rondine live from THE MET on NEW YEAR'S EVE.
* SIRIUS XM will broadcast a special set performed by ST. TROPEZ-based DJ JACK E recorded live in NEW YORK for Area SIRIUS channel 38 and XM channel 80 on NEW YEAR'S EVE starting at 10 p ET,
* On Dec. 31 at 10p ET, LARRY FLICK will host will ring in 2009 with his 4th Annual Tripping the Disco Fantastic musical extravaganza. on SIRIUS OutQ, channel 109,.
* On New Year's Day, SIRIUS XM’s GRATEFUL DEAD Channel will air special performances by PHIL LESH & FRIENDS and BOB WEIR AND RATDOG, recorded the previous night at their NEW YEAR’S EVE concert from SAN FRANCISCO. It begins at 3p ET.