8 specials to hear this holiday weekend on SiriusXM!

Driving and shopping during a holiday weekend can be stressful. Thankfully, SiriusXM is serving up great music, hilarious comedy, and live NFL games to help you relax while waiting in traffic jams or huge Black Friday lines.

Matt Simeone
November 20, 2018

Driving and shopping during a holiday weekend can be stressful. Thankfully, SiriusXM is stuffing the post-Thanksgiving weekend with great music, hilarious comedy, and live NFL matchups to help you relax while waiting in those troublesome traffic jams or huge Black Friday lines.

Tune in to the following channels all weekend long to hear SiriusXM’s special holiday programming:


Eric Clapton performs songs from Christmas album

This Christmas, you can be jamming out to holiday classics sang by rock ‘n’ roll legend Eric Clapton. Listen to Clapton host a track-by-track special of his new holiday album, Happy Xmas, on Classic Vinyl (Ch. 26).

Hear the special Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25.

Cardio with CiCi: A post-Thanksgiving Takeover

Ciara is taking over The Heat (Ch. 46)! The Grammy-nominated singer/dancer will be coming to The Heat for a post-Thanksgiving workout party. From Beyoncé to Cardi B to Ciara’s own, Cici has the dance hits locked and loaded to help you shake off that second helping of stuffing! She will also be providing her own fitness secrets to bouncing that body back to shape after two pregnancies.

Join Ciara on The Heat Friday, November 23 at 12pm ET, with replays November 23 at 8pm ET; November 24 at 6pm ET; and November 25 at 4pm ET.

Farm Aid 2018

Be thankful for where good food comes from and enjoy our annual Farm Aid Thanksgiving feast on Willie’s Roadhouse (Ch. 59), featuring highlights from the recent Farm Aid 2018 concert in Hartford, Conn., including full sets from Willie Nelson & Family; Neil Young with Lukas & Micah Nelson & Promise Of The Real; John Mellencamp; Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds; Chris Stapleton; Kacey Musgraves; Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats; Jamey Johnson; Margo Price; and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

The seven-hour special will air on Sunday, November 26 from 10am to 5pm ET.

Listen to kid-written holiday songs

Don’t let your kids miss an exclusive musical performance from the group Story Pirates on Kids Place Live (Ch. 78)! Story Pirates will perform holiday-themed skits and stories written by kids, including music from their brand new album, Nothing is Impossible.

Hear the performances Saturday, November 24 at 9am and 5pm ET, and Sunday, November 25 at 12pm ET.

Top 14 Bridge Thanksgiving Countdown

Whether their songs helped you through a tough time, brought you joy that only music can bring, or were the soundtrack to a special moment in your life, you voted for the artists who have made a difference in your life. In just a few days, you can tune in to The Bridge (Ch. 32) to hear the Top 14 artists you are most thankful.

Hear the countdown on November 23 at 8pm ET; Saturday, November 24 at 10pm ET; and Sunday, November 25 at 6pm ET.

🎙 Entertainment & Talk 🎙

Check out Kathleen Madigan’s new show!

Listen to the debut of critically acclaimed comic Kathleen Madigan’s Holiday Happy Hour! The new show will air six days a week on SiriusXM Comedy Greats (Ch. 94) and feature Madigan interviewing other comedians — like Bill Burr, Jim Gaffigan, Lewis Black, Marina Franklin, and more — about their favorite holiday traditions and memories.

Join Madigan on Comedy Greats Saturday, November 24 at 4pm ET, and Sunday, November 25 at 10am ET.

Business RadioBusiness Radio’s Black Friday Special

Business Radio (Ch. 132) hosts Barbara Kahn and David Reibstein will team up to kick off the holiday shopping season with an in-depth look at what retailers and consumers can expect on what has historically been one of the largest shopping days of the year – Black Friday. They’ll chat with Greg Revelle, chief marketing officer of Kohl’s; Frank Crowson, SVP and head of U.S. marketing at Best Buy; and Jill Renslow, vice president of business development and marketing at Mall of America; and more!

Check out the two-hour special Friday, November 23 at 10am and 10pm ET; Saturday, November 24 at 4pm ET; and Sunday, November 25 at 8am and 8pm ET.


Catch football games all weekend

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the weather may be getting colder, but football at all levels is starting to heat up. So, you’re in luck as SiriusXM will be airing all 11 NFL matchups on Sunday, including local and national play-by-play. All Access subscribers will be able to hear the games on SiriusXM NFL Radio (Ch. 88) throughout the day.

Catch all the action all day starting Sunday, November 25 at 1pm ET.