NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will air "Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration," the concert to help the people most affected by the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, on Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville channel.
"Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration" will be held at the TD Garden, and will air live on Radio Margaritaville, via satellite on channel 24, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com, on May 30 at 7:00 pm ET.
The all-star musical lineup at the "Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration" concert will feature performances by Jimmy Buffett, Aerosmith, Jason Aldean, Extreme, Carole King, New Kids on the Block, James Taylor and Dropkick Murphys. Additional artists will continue to be announced.
"This is an important event to celebrate Boston's courage and resilience, and we are honored to help get the word out to raise funds for everyone affected by these terrible events," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We hope our listeners will unite and add their support to help aid the victims and families of this tragedy."
Net ticket proceeds of this historic concert will benefit The One Fund Boston, which was set up by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to help the people most affected by the tragic events that unfolded on April 15.
For more information on The One Fund Boston or to donate, visit www.onefundboston.org or text BOSTON to 80108 to give $10 or call 1-855-617-FUND. For more information on "Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration," please visit www.TDGarden.com.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24.4 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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