NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that John Mayer will perform at a secret location for an invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 2, just days before he launches his first U.S. tour in three years.
The "John Mayer 'Born and Raised' Final Dress Rehearsal" concert will air live on Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00 pm ET on The Spectrum, via satellite on channel 28, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The broadcast will be the final dress rehearsal before Grammy® Award-winning artist John Mayer kicks-off his 40-city U.S. tour on July 6 in support of his latest studio album, Born and Raised.
"John Mayer is one of today's most multi-talented musicians; his music spans an extraordinary range of styles from rock, blues, hip-hop, jazz to country and is a personification of the variety of music we like to offer our subscribers," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We are excited to give a few of our lucky listeners an opportunity to see and hear John Mayer live, and even more thrilled to broadcast this amazing artist's performance across the country to our national audience of subscribers on the eve of his national tour."SiriusXM subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to the event through dedicated listener emails as well as various call-in promotions on The Spectrum, channel 28, and across SiriusXM's diverse music, talk and sports on-air channels. Additionally, starting June 17, SiriusXM subscribers will have the opportunity to win a trip to the event through an online sweepstakes across SiriusXM's diverse music, talk and sports channels open to listeners who have been an active subscriber continuously since June 1, 2013 and who meet certain other conditions of eligibility. See Official Rules at www.siriusxm.com/thespectrum starting June 17, 2013. The Spectrum plays music spanning the past, present and future with adult album rock artists, from artists like U2, Dave Matthews, REM, Neil Young, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, John Mayer, Wilco, The Black Keys, Ray Lamontagne, Tom Petty, Ryan Adams, David Gray, and more. "SiriusXM Sounds of Summer" features special performances, interviews and live events. "SiriusXM Sounds of Summer" kicked off with a special, private concert with Kenny Chesney at the Highline Ballroom in New York City on May 1. For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com. About Sirius XM Radio Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24.4 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers. On social media, join the SiriusXM community on Facebook, facebook.com/siriusxm, Twitter, twitter.com/siriusxm, Instagram, instagram.com/siriusxm, and YouTube at youtube.com/siriusxm. This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan," "projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured; our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties we pay for music rights; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; rapid technological and industry change; failure of third parties to perform; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site ( http://www.sec.gov ). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication. P-SIRI