SiriusXM to ring in the new year with huge live concert broadcast and more

 SiriusXM is going to go above and beyond for New Year’s Eve this year. The radio conglomerate will be  closing out 2016 with enormous list of events, all broadcasted live. The lineup of the multi-genre, multi-venue, nationwide concert events includes Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Widespread Panic, Diplo, KC & the Sunshine Band and many others.   

 On top of the live concert events, SiriusXM will also revisit some of the year’s best events including Garth Brooks’ memorable set at Ryman Auditorium, Coldplay in the Hamptons, Bon Jovi in Miami and more.

As if that weren’t enough, they will also be providing countdowns on various stations and will also be debuting a new, limited party music channel, New Year's Nation. See the full list of SiriusXM presented events below.  

SiriusXM's New Year's Eve Live concert lineup:

  • Maroon 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center –SiriusXM's The Pulse – Buy Tickets
  • Countdown Festival featuring Diplo and Steve Aoki at the NOS Event Center –SiriusXM's Electric Area
  • Willie Nelson at ACL Live at the Moody Theater –SiriusXM's Willie's Roadhouse
  • Widespread Panic at the Bridgestone Arena–SiriusXM's Jam_ON
  • KC & the Sunshine Band at the Choctaw Grand Theater –SiriusXM's 70's on 7
  • Kool & The Gang at Thunder Valley Casino Resort –SiriusXM's The Groove
  • Southside Johnny at the Count Basie Theatre—SiriusXM's E Street Radio
  • The Cowsills at The Cutting Room –SiriusXM's 60's on 6

Encore broadcasts:

  • Garth Brooks's concert at the Ryman Auditorium to launch his SiriusXM channel, The Garth Channel, with a special encore only heard by those in attendance that night
  • Coldplay in the Hamptons on The Spectrum
  • Bon Jovi in Miami during Art Basel which aired live on the band's SiriusXM channel, Bon Jovi Radio. Special encore will air on Classic Rewind.
  • Kings of Leon in New York City on Alt Nation
  • Kenny Chesney celebrating the launch of his SiriusXM channel No Shoes Radio at the Stone Pony
  • Green Day in Boston on Faction and Lithium
  • Korn in LA on Octane
  • The Lumineers in New York City on The Spectrum
  • Dead & Company in Boulder, Colorado on The Grateful Dead Channel
  • Billy Idol from his residency at House Of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on 1st Wave
  • Performances from Live in The Vineyard by Colbie Caillat, Mike Posner, O.A.R., Matt Nathanson, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Phillip Phillips.

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  • The Ultimate Top 50 Countdown on Hair Nation
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  • The Ultimate 100 Classic Soul Songs on Soul Town
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