NEW YORK, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Gregg Allman, founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Gregg Allman" will air live on Deep Tracks, channel 27, on Thursday, May 3 at 2:00 pm ET. The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Renee Fleming and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Moderated by SiriusXM host Meg Griffin, the "SiriusXM Town Hall with Gregg Allman" will feature the rock icon answering questions about his life and his legendary career; all chronicled in his new book My Cross to Bear.
"I'm very thankful for all the support SiriusXM gives me and my band every year and it's always great to meet my fans, so I'm looking forward to doing this Q&A," said Gregg Allman.
"We are excited to offer Gregg Allman a special platform where fans can ask him questions and talk with him about his legendary musical career, that continues today," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Few artists have so much great rock history and music connected to them; it is an honor to include him in our series that brings music icons and superstars directly to fans and our listeners."
Gregg Allman's new book, My Cross to Bear, is scheduled to be released on May 1.
Deep Tracks plays deep cuts from classic rock legends. Listeners will hear Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, Beatles and Solos (John, Paul, George, Ringo), Rolling Stones, The Who, Steely Dan, Kinks and Steve Miller Band.
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