Sirius gets ready for 2008: New Year's Eve Concerts

Sirius Satellite Radio plans to broadcast 13 exclusive live concerts from across the United States on New Year's Eve 2008. Artists will include Velvet Revolver, 3 Doors Down, Patti Smith, The English Beat, Chubby Checker and Southside Johnny. Beyond the live performances, Sirius will also air classic New Year's Eve concert recordings from Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffett, Grateful Dead, and Frank Sinatra. In addition, listeners can hear classic New Year's performances from "The King" and "The Chairman." Various Sirius music channels will also broadcast year-end countdowns of the top albums and songs of 2007. Sirius delivers 69 music channels and 65 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather and data. All Sirius programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of $12.95.

Classics include:
Bruce Springsteen & E Street band's – New Jersey in 1977 on E Street Radio – Channel 10 at 12 am ET/ 9 pm PT
Grateful Dead – Oakland, CA in 1990 –Channel 32 at 6:40 pm ET / 9:40 pm PT
Jimmy Buffett – Hollywood, CA in 1999 – Channel 31 at 11 pm ET/ 8 pm PT
Elvis Presley – Pittsburgh, PA in 1976 – Elvis Radio at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT
Frank Sinatra – Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, NV in 1986 – Channel 75 at 11 pm ET/ 8 pm and 11 pm PT

New Year’s Eve line-up:
Velvet Revolver – The Grammy® Winning Hard Rock Supergroup Perform Live From The Hammerstein Ballroom In New York, Ny – (Octane, Channel 20 -- January 1 At 12 Am Et/ December 31 At 9 Pm Pt)
3 Doors Down – The American Post-Grunge Band Perform Live From At The Hard Rock In Las Vegas, Nv – (The Pulse Channel 9 -- January 1 Beginning At 3 Am Et/ 12 Am Pt)
Patti Smith – The Pre-Eminent American Poet And Songwriter Performs Live From The Bowery Ballroom In New York, Ny – (Sirius Disorder Channel 70 -- December 31 Beginning At 10 Pm Et/ 7 Pm Pt)
The English Beat – Punk And Ska Revival Pioneers Perform Live From The Malibu Inn In Malibu, Ca – (1st Wave, Channel 22 -- January 1st At 2 Am Et/ December 31 At 11 Pm Pt)
Chubby Checker – Rock And Roll Pioneer Performs Live From The Choctaw Casino In Durant, Ok – (60's Vibrations, Channel 6 -- December 31 Beginning At 11:30 Pm Et/ 8:30 Pm Pt)
Southside Johnny – Jersey's Famed Band Perform Live From The Count Basie Theater In Red Bank, Nj – (E Street Radio, Channel 10 -- December 31 At 10 Pm Et/ 7 Pm Pt)
Evans Blue – The Hard Rock Quintet Perform Live From The Meridian In Houston, Tx – (Octane, Channel 20 -- January 1 At 1 Am Et/ December 31 At 10 Pm Pt)
The Bangles – The 80s All Female Pop Band Perform Live From Fremont Street In Las Vegas, Nv – (Big 80s, Channel 8 -- January 1 At 12 Am Et/ December 31 At 9 Pm Pt)
Cross Canadian Ragweed – Performance From Alternative Country Rock Band Broadcast Live From The House Of Blues In Dallas, Tx – (Outlaw Country, Channel 63 -- January 1 At 12:15 Am Et/ December 31 At 9:15 Pm Pt)
Crystal Method – Los Angeles' Dance-Based Electronic Duo Perform Live From Ruby Skye In San Francisco, Ca – (Boombox, Channel 34 -- January 1 Beginning At 3 Am Et/ 12 Am Pt)
Dj Borris – Famed Dj Performs Live From Pacha In New York, Ny – (Area 33, Channel 33 -- January 1 At 12 Am Et/ December 31 At 9 Pm Pt)
Del Mccoury Band – Grammy® Winning Bluegrass Band Performs Live From Ryman Auditorium In Nashville, Tn – (Bluegrass, Channel 65 -- December 31 At 10:30 Pm Et/ 7:30 Pm Pt)
Widespread Panic – Southern Rock Band Performs Live From The Philips Arena In Atlanta, Ga – (Jam_On, Channel 17 -- December 31 At 9 Pm Et/ 6 Pm Pt)

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