SiriusXM announced today that legendary rock band GUNS N' ROSES will perform at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers on Thursday, July 20. Howard Stern made the announcement today during his live SiriusXM show "The Howard Stern Show".
The exclusive SiriusXM concert marks the first time that GUNS N' ROSES will perform at the iconic venue. The special event, taking place before the next leg of the band's North American "Not In This Lifetime" tour, will air live nationwide on SiriusXM's Guns N' Roses Radio. The concert will also air live on Howard Stern's Howard 101 channel.
SiriusXM's Guns N' Roses Radio will feature music from the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees' entire iconic career, including the 1987 "Appetite for Destruction" album, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The SiriusXM channel will also include music by artists who have influenced GUNS N' ROSES, live tracks and rarities.
"GUNS N' ROSES started off in Los Angeles in 1985 and went on to conquer the world with its swaggering, unrepentant, rebel rock and roll, and we are thrilled to have them perform this exclusive show for SiriusXM at the world-famous Apollo Theater," said Scott Greenstein, president and chief content officer of SiriusXM. "Our subscribers will get a once-in-a-lifetime experience, seeing the ultimate rock and roll band live before the next leg of their national tour kicks off."
Guns N' Roses Radio will launch on Thursday, July 13 and will air through Saturday, July 22 via satellite on channel 41, and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at SiriusXM.com.
The legendary non-profit Apollo Theater is known for launching the careers of countless iconic performers, and has been a catalyst for artistic excellence and innovation since it opened its doors in 1934. The Apollo's new artistic vision builds on its legacy and new Apollo programming has music as its core, driving large scale and more intimate music, dance and theater presentations.
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