Sirius XM Announces Memorial Day Programming, Grand Ole Opry Broadcast
May 25, 2010 at 12:49 PM (PT)
SIRIUS XM has announced an extensive lineup of programming for the upcoming MEMORIAL DAY weekend. Some of the Country shows that will be featured include the “Last of the Breed Concert Special” on WILLIE’s PLACE (SIRIUS Channel 64 and XM Channel 13), featuring performances from WILLIE NELSON, MERLE HAGGARD and RAY PRICE.
WILLIE’s concert will air SATURDAY (5/29) at 10p (ET) and MONDAY (5/31) at 5p (ET). MERLE’s live show will be broadcast SATURDAY at 9p (ET) and MONDAY at 4p (ET). RAY’s segment will air SATURDAY at 8p (ET) and MONDAY at 3p (ET).
ARISTA/NASHVILLE duo BROOKS & DUNN will host the “Last Rodeo Radio” show on PRIME COUNTRY (SIRIUS Channel 61 and XM Channel 17), premiering MONDAY (5/31) at noon (ET) and re-airing at 9p (ET). The show will be broadcast every MONDAY through LABOR DAY.
Last but not least, SHOW DOG – UNIVERSAL MUSIC artist TRACE ADKINS will host the “Highway Heroes Memorial Day Weekend” on THE HIGHWAY (SIRIUS Channel 60 and XM Channel 16) beginning FRIDAY (5/28) at 6p (ET) through MONDAY (5/31) at 11p (ET).
Concurrently, SIRIUS XM's THE ROADHOUSE (SIRIUS Channel 62 and XM Channel 10) will broadcast the GRAND OLE OPRY's 85th birthday show TONIGHT (5/25) at 9p (ET). The show features performances by VINCE GILL, BRAD PAISLEY, STEVE WARINER and RICKY SKAGGS.