NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will air exclusive performances by some of the biggest DJs in the world, live from New York's Electronic Music Festival, Electric Zoo, at Randall's Island Park in New York City on Friday, August 30; Saturday, August 31; and Sunday, September 1, 2013.
SiriusXM listeners will hear live DJ sets by Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Steve Aoki, Fedde le Grand, Ferry Corsten, Dada Life, Dannic, Dyro, Hardwell, Tritonal, W&W and many others.
Electric Zoo Radio airs on Fridays at 1:00 pm ET on Electric Area, channel 52, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The limited-run weekly show features sets from previous Electric Zoo Festivals as well as music from this year's performers. Listeners will hear sets, interviews and specials with the biggest names in electronic dance music, including Tiesto, Avicii, Hardwell, Krewella, A-Trak, Steve Aoki and Sander van Doorn. The show will air every Friday leading up to Electric Zoo.
"The launch of Electric Zoo Radio and our upcoming live broadcasts from this year's Electric Zoo Festival continues our commitment to broadcasting the best electronic dance music from the world's top DJs for our subscribers," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "SiriusXM has established itself as the leading broadcaster of EDM across multiple satellite and online channels and we are looking forward to bringing this year's Electric Zoo Festival to our millions of subscribers across the country."
SiriusXM has broadcast live performances from Electric Zoo since its debut in 2009.
Electric Area plays electronic dance music, house, electro, progressive, trance, dubstep, tech, and more along with the biggest DJs in the world. Listeners will hear Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Avicii, Hardwell, Fedde le Grand, Nicky Romero, Thomas Gold, Skrillex, Sander van Doorn, Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Axwell, Danny Avila, Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso, deadmau5, Borgore, Dada Life, Ferry Corsten, Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Tritonal, A-Trak, and more.
For more information on the Electric Zoo Festival, please visit: www.electriczoofestival.com.
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About Electric Zoo
Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival now in its 5th year, featured more than 100 of the world's biggest electronic music talent in 2012 with sold-out 110,000 capacity crowds over the weekend. The festival features DJs and live acts, providing the finest techno, trance, house, dubstep, electro, indie dance music and more in beautiful Randall's Island Park. Electric Zoo received a coveted IDMA nomination for 'Best U.S. Festival,' as well as positive press coverage from major media outlets: AXS TV, Billboard, CMJ, CNN, DJ Mag, Fuse TV, Huffington Post, Mixmag, New York Post, Rolling Stone, SPIN, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, VIBE magazine, and establishing it as New York City's premier electronic music festival as well as a global destination music festival. Having expanded due to overwhelming demand to a three-day festival format in 2011, this year Electric Zoo will grow its footprint and add a second Main Stage, bringing the total to 5 stages and over 125 artists for 3 days in 2013. For more information, please go to: www.electriczoofestival.com.
About Sirius XM Radio
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