SiriusXM Canada to launch Blue Rodeo Radio
SiriusXM the country's leading audio entertainment company, announced Blue Rodeo Radio, a limited-run channel to celebrate the legendary Canadian country rock band, starting November 11 on The Verge (ch. 173).
Blue Rodeo Radio will feature selections from across the band's vast catalogue, including a special track-by-track with band founders Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor of their 14th studio album 1000 Arms. The channel will also feature an exclusive first broadcast of the band's intimate SiriusXM concert, recorded live at Toronto's Revival Bar this past October, plus more SiriusXM interviews.
"We've loved making music for this long and we wouldn't be anywhere without our fans," said Jim Cuddy, Blue Rodeo. "Having a full channel dedicated to our music on SiriusXM for those fans to enjoy is pretty special and we're excited to be able to give them the opportunity to tune in."
"No one can dispute the importance of Blue Rodeo in the history of Canadian music," said Jeff Leake, Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "Blue Rodeo Radio is really going to honour that and give our subscribers full access to all of their favourites, plus the new album and more."
Blue Rodeo's 14th studio album, 1000 Arms, is available now digitally and on CD and vinyl through BlueRodeo.com. The 12-track album was co-produced and engineered by Tim Vesely, a founding member of the Rheostatics.
Blue Rodeo Radio can be heard on The Verge (ch. 173) starting at midnight ET on Friday, November 11 through Monday, November 14. Those subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen on the SiriusXM App and online at siriusxm.ca. Blue Rodeo Radio will be available exclusively online from Tuesday, November 15 through Monday, November 21 on Iceberg (ch. 758) and On-Demand.