NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that music icon Willie Nelson 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 Willie Nelson" will air live on Willie Nelson's Willie's Roadhouse, channel 56, on Tuesday, November 20 at 2:00 pm ET. "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Willie Nelson" will be rebroadcast on Willie's Roadhouse and Outlaw Country, channel 60, throughout the week. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Tom Petty, Jason Aldean, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Linkin Park, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
Moderated by Johnny Knoxville, a fan of Nelson's and a SiriusXM host, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Willie Nelson" will feature Nelson answering questions about his life, influences and his outlaw wisdom, all of which is narrated in his new book Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die.
"Willie's music and life are epic, and we are excited that this music legend will be in our studios to answer questions from SiriusXM listeners," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "With Johnny moderating the questions from fans in-studio we are not really sure where the conversation will go, but we are sure it will make for great radio that his fans nationwide will love to hear."
SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Willie Nelson." Listen to Willie's Roadhouse or visit www.siriusxm.com/williesroadhouse for Official Rules and details.
After the live broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Willie Nelson" 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 on SiriusXM On Demand.
Johnny Knoxville, along with his cousin Roger Alan Wade, hosts The Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee with Johnny Knoxville & Roger Alan Wade, the weekly show on SiriusXM's Outlaw Country, channel 60, on Saturdays at 8:00 pm.
Willie's Roadhouse is Willie Nelson's exclusive channel for classic country music, including such artists as Merle Haggard, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline and of course Nelson himself.
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