The announcement was first made by Howard Stern during his interview with Dave Matthews on The Howard Stern Show.
In addition to playing music from the band’s extensive career, including their indelible hits, live songs, demo tracks and musical influences, the channel will feature the DMB Friday Night Concert Series, four live concerts to air on Friday nights in July.
Dave Matthews Band released Come Tomorrow on June 8; it was their record-breaking seventh straight studio album to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Dave Matthews recently presented a track-by-track premiere of the album on SiriusXM.
Dave Matthews Band, whose music can be heard across a wide range of SiriusXM channels, says, “We are thrilled to partner with SiriusXM again to bring our fans a full month of non-stop Dave Matthews Band music. We are especially excited to have the opportunity to broadcast four concerts from our current tour to SiriusXM subscribers.”
“We are proud to join forces with one of music’s most prolific performing artists to create Dave Matthews Band Radio,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Music Programming for SiriusXM. “The limited-run channel wouldn’t be complete without lots of live concert performances and we’re excited to bring DMB fans across North America a live concert from the band every Friday night in July.”
SiriusXM’s Dave Matthews Band Radio begins on Monday, July 2 at noon ET via satellite on channel 3 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Dave Matthews Band Radio is an example of SiriusXM limited-run channels created with iconic and leading artists including The Beach Boys, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Lynyrd Skynyrd and U2.
SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen to Dave Matthews Band Radio on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more.