"Bon Jovi Radio" Channel to Launch on SiriusXM
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jon Bon Jovi," moderated by Savannah Guthrie, to
premiere March 7
NEW YORK, March 5, 2013
NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced today that it will launch "Bon Jovi Radio" on Friday, March 22 at
6:00 pm ET on channel 142.
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"Bon Jovi Radio" will feature music spanning the band's entire career, from
their very first song "Runaway," which secured Jon Bon Jovi a record deal, to
the new album What About Now, the deluxe version of which includes the hit
single "Because We Can," "Not Running Anymore," (which Jon originally wrote
for the film Stand Up Guys and garnered a Golden Globe nomination for "Best
Original Song"), the haunting ballad "Amen," title track "What About Now," and
11 additional new songs. What About Now is scheduled to be released on
Tuesday, March 12.
The limited-run channel will also feature live recordings, rarities and solo
work from band members, including music from Jon Bon Jovi's soundtrack to the
movie Young Guns II for which Jon received a Golden Globe for "Best Original
Song" for "Blaze of Glory."
"Bon Jovi Radio" will also be available online at www.siriusxm.com and through
the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices on SiriusXM
Limited Engagements 2, in the Pop category.
Additionally, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jon Bon Jovi" and moderator Savannah
Guthrie will premiere on Thursday, March 7 at 8:00 pm ET on The Pulse, channel
10. The "Town Hall" will be rebroadcast on The Blend and Hair Nation. For
rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
The "Town Hall" special will include Jon Bon Jovi answering questions from the
studio audience about a variety of topics, including Bon Jovi's "Because We
Can - The Tour," the band's new album, What About Now, Jon's philanthropic
endeavors, his thoughts on the future of the Jersey Shore and more. What About
Now features the lead single "Because We Can," which is rapidly climbing the
Billboard radio charts.
The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with
iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM
listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce
Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Aerosmith,
Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Linkin Park, Crosby, Stills
and Nash, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
For more information on Bon Jovi, please visit www.bonjovi.com.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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