SiriusXM to Broadcast Performances from Fourth Annual Firefly Music Festival

Performances by The Killers, Kings of Leon, Cage the Elephant, Hozier, Modest Mouse, Foster the People, Spoon, Walk the Moon and more to air across multiple channels

18 Jun, 2015, 12:37 ET from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will broadcast performances, interviews, and backstage reports from the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, from Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21, across multiple music channels.

The exclusive broadcast will include The Killers, Kings of Leon, Cage the Elephant, Hozier, Modest Mouse, Foster the People, Spoon, Bastille, Walk the Moon, Gary Clark Jr, Big Data, Awolnation, Sublime with Rome, Cold War Kids, and many more.

"We are excited to bring performances by some of the top alternative rock and indie artists today directly to our subscribers who are unable to attend Firefly," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "With performances airing across multiple channels, our broadcasts from Firefly are another example of SiriusXM going where music fans are, bringing the excitement, vibe and great music of the music festival to wherever listeners may be."

SiriusXM's Firefly Music Festival broadcast will air on Alt Nation channel 36, beginning Friday, June 19 at 1:00 pm ET through Sunday, June 21. Select performances will also air on The Spectrum, channel 28; SiriusXMU, channel 35 and Jam On, channel 29.

The broadcast will also be available through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at

SiriusXM's Firefly Music Festival broadcast is one of the many festivals that SiriusXM broadcasts for its listeners. Previous SiriusXM festival broadcasts have featured Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Hangout Music Festival, Governors Ball Music Festival, Rock on the Range, Lollapalooza, Ultra Music Festival, and Electric Daisy Carnival.

Firefly Music Festival is a premier music experience set among lush wooded landscapes, featuring renowned headliners and emerging artists. Guests witness unforgettable performances and discover the engaging attractions nestled around every turn that make Firefly a can't-miss summer tradition for music fans from around the world. In 2012, Firefly attracted 30,000 attendees in its inaugural year with a sell out of 90,000 in 2015, making it one of the country's fastest growing festivals. In late 2014, festival organizers Red Frog Events partnered with Goldenvoice (creators of Coachella and Stagecoach) to produce and promote Firefly.

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