SiriusXM announced that they will broadcast Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead.” The shows that will be airing on SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel, channel 23 will be from Soldier Field in Chicago on July 3, July 4 and July 5 at 9:15 pm EST.
The concerts will also air on the Sirius XM app and SirusXM website. The shows will be rebroadcast after each show and during Labor Day weekend on the same channel.
Message from SirusXM:
“As generations of Dead fans eagerly anticipate these historic shows, we are thrilled that our subscribers who were not able to get tickets will still be able to experience this iconic band performing together one last time,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Created with the band and curated by Dead experts, our Grateful Dead Channel is the perfect platform for a whole nation of long-time fans and new ones to hear these shows.”
David Gans and Gary Lambert from Grateful Dead Channel’s talk show Tales from the Golden Road will host a special edition of their weekly SirusXM show before and after each concert. Grateful Dead archivist and Grateful Dead Channel host David Lemieux will be a special guest.
SiriusXM subscribers since before May 18 can enter SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel Fare Thee Well Sweepstakes for the chance to win a Grand Prize trip to Chicago including round-trip airfare, four nights’ hotel stay, and a pair of tickets to all three of the historic, sold-out concerts at Soldier Field on July 3, 4 and 5. The Grand Prize Winner will also get the chance to appear on a special edition of Tales from the Golden Road broadcast live from Chicago on SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel. See Official Rules for complete details here, starting June 4 at 12:00 noon ET.