NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Oscar® and Grammy® winning composer Burt Bacharach will answer fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners moderated by Elvis Costello, as part of the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Burt Bacharach" will air live on Tuesday, May 7, at 2:30 pm ET, via satellite on The Loft, channel 30, through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
Moderated by Elvis Costello, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Burt Bacharach" will feature Bacharach answering questions from a studio audience about his life and celebrated career which includes his numerous collaborations with Hal David, Carole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond and many others. He will also share never-before-told stories from his memoir, Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music, to be published by Harper Collins and available on May 7.
"Burt Bacharach has composed some of the most memorable, enduring, popular, and romantic music of our time; matching him with Elvis Costello, another song-writing great, will make this 'Town Hall' a truly unique event and a great combination of talent you won't find anywhere else," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "This 'Town Hall' special will give our listeners the chance to ask Bacharach about his life, career and the never-ending list of hit music that includes 'Alfie,' 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head,' 'What's New Pussycat' and many, many more."
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Burt Bacharach" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Tony Bennett, Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Burt Bacharach" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info about SiriusXM On Demand.
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