Phish Launches Exclusive SiriusXM Channel
Phish Radio launches August 3
Channel evolves into “The Bunny” during Phish Festival, “Curveball,” airing exclusive live sets
NEW YORK – July 31, 2018 – SiriusXM announced today that the iconic band Phish will launch their exclusive limited-run SiriusXM channel, Phish Radio, on Friday, August 3 on Jam On, channel 29. The channel will launch with a live concert broadcast from Atlanta, and a special program hosted by front-man Trey Anastasio called, “Ask Trey,” where Anastasio will answer questions submitted to SiriusXM by Phish fans all across North America.
Phish Radio will play music from the band’s extensive career, including their vast live catalog, studio tracks, unreleased demos, musical influences, and feature exclusive commentary from all band members. On August 16 the channel will be re-named The Bunny and be the exclusive broadcaster of “Curveball,” the band’s sold-out festival. This year’s “Curveball” is the band’s 11th festival and will take place from August 17 through August 19 in Watkins Glen, NY. SiriusXM will broadcast seven live sets from “Curveball.”
“We’re excited to team up with SiriusXM to give Phish fans what they’ve been asking for: more Phish!” said Phish drummer Jon Fishman.
“We are very excited to join forces with Phish, who have cultivated one of the most dedicated and passionate fan bases in music history,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Music Programming for SiriusXM. “This limited-run channel will showcase not only the band’s extensive library of music, but also many of their most remarkable and iconic live performances.”
SiriusXM’s Phish Radio begins on Friday, August 3 at noon ET via satellite on channel 29 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Phish Radio is an example of SiriusXM limited-run channels created with iconic and leading artists including U2, Dave Matthews Band, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Beach Boys.
SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen to Phish Radio on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming to learn more.
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