Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:15pm
SiriusXM announced today that “Free Bird,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Southern Rock Channel, featuring the legends who define southern rock, will return to SiriusXM today, April 24, and will run through Thursday, May 23, on channel 30.
“Free Bird,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Southern Rock Channel, will showcase music from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s extensive career, including the band's hits and rarities. The channel will also include southern rock classics from an array of artists, including The Allman Brothers Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, 38 Special, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, ZZ Top and many more.
SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd’s live performance from Stagecoach on Saturday, April 27 on “Free Bird,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Southern Rock Channel. Additionally, listeners will hear encore broadcasts of Lynyrd Skynyrd intimate concert for SiriusXM subscribers from March 2018 at Buckhead Theater as well as Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last concert from their hometown of Jacksonville, Florida from TIAA Bank Field from September 2018.
The channel will also feature new exclusively hosted shows including:
- Southern Rock Pioneer, Henry Paul of The Outlaws Guest DJ Show
- Musician, singer-songwriter and longtime Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes Guest DJ Show
- ‘SiriusXM’s Top 20 Southern Rockers’ hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy
- Johnny Van Zant’s Favorite Southern Rock Singers
- Gary Rossington’s Favorite Southern Rock Guitarists
- Rickey Medlocke’s Favorite Southern Rock Albums
- 38 Special’s Don Barnes Guest DJ Show
The limited-run music channel which launched at 12:00 PM ET today will run through Thursday, May 23 on SiriusXM radios (channel 30) and on the SiriusXM app.
Last year the Southern Rock icons announced that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. The farewell tour logged over 50 stops by the end of 2018 and continues through 2019 taking the band across the country and around the globe, giving fans one last unforgettable night of classic American Rock-and-Roll. For dates and to purchase tickets, visit lynyrdskynyrd.com.
SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen 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. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming
to learn more.