Hurricane Relief Concerts on Sirius
On Friday, September 9 at 8 pm ET, SIRIUS will broadcast the "S.O.S.:
Saving Ourselves" hurricane relief telethon on BET, starting at 7:30 pm
ET on SIRIUS channel 50, Hot Jamz. Featuring live performances from
Stevie Wonder, Omarion, Common, David Banner, Jay-Z, Juvenile, Sean
"Diddy" Combs, Master P and many more, the telethon's proceeds will be
donated to the American Red Cross.
Also on Friday, September 9, SIRIUS will broadcast the "Shelter From
the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" benefit concert on
commercial-free music channel 9, The Pulse. SIRIUS will re-air the broadcast at 11
"Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" will feature
scheduled performances by Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Foo Fighters, Alicia
Keys, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, U2, Randy Newman, Paul Simon, Rod
Stewart, Kanye West and Neil Young, along with celebrity appearances. The
live, commercial-free, one-hour event, which will benefit the American
Red Cross and the Salvation Army, will be broadcast on television
networks ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The WB and UPN.
SIRIUS will also air MTV Networks' hurricane relief benefit concert,
"ReAct: Music & Relief" live on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 8 pm ET.
The concert will be heard on commercial-free music channel SIRIUS
Hits-1, channel 1, starting at 8 pm ET.
"ReAct Now: Music & Relief" will feature scheduled performances by
artists including Rolling Stones, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Kelly
Clarkson, Audioslave, Neil Young, Alan Jackson, Staind, Melissa Etheridge,
Motley Crue, Dashboard Confessional, Good Charlotte, Maroon 5, John Mayer,
Common, Sheryl Crow, Goo Goo Dolls, Ludacris, Dave Matthews Band,
Gretchen Wilson, John Mellencamp, Green Day, Usher, Rob Thomas and more.
The special will feature artist performances from four U.S. cities --
New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Nashville -- and will air live in its
entirety on MTV, VH1 and CMT. Additional artists may appear in the
lineup and all proceeds from the show will go to the American Red Cross.