Posted in music on October 6, 2012
As the press release reads:
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it has officially opened its new broadcast studio in Austin, Texas.BrooklynVegan's own show on SiriusXM (hosted by Nick Masi) is broadcast from the NYC office (where Howard Stern also works) on SiriusXMU, channel 35, every Wednesday at 12PM ET and later that night again at 12AM ET.
The new studio, in Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd, will be home to SiriusXM shows, musical performances, interviews, special broadcasts and more.
SiriusXM will host a grand opening event on Friday, October 12 at the new studio with special guests Willie Nelson, Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and others. Nelson's SiriusXM channel, Willie's Roadhouse, channel 56, will broadcast with host Dallas Wayne live from the new studio weekdays from 12:00--6:00 pm ET and will broadcast live from the event.
"Austin is one of America's most vibrant music cities, and we are excited to expand the SiriusXM footprint there with our new studio," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "The unpredictable but influential music scene of Austin, its artists and its style, will be represented by the amazing array of artists, and the shows and channels that will broadcast from there. Willie is an iconic and much-loved artist, who has been part of the SiriusXM family for years, and we are thrilled to have him help us open the studios."
The SiriusXM studio is situated in the same complex as the Austin City Limits Live concert venue, giving SiriusXM unique access to performers and performances alike. Additionally, Radio Margaritaville, channel 24, and Outlaw Country, channel 60, will also broadcast from the Austin studio.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
Watch a video of Willie performing on SiriusXM for Willie's Roadhouse, from earlier this year, below...
Willie Nelson "Just Breathe" Live on SiriusXM's Willie's Roadhouse HD