Celebrate George Harrison’s Birthday with a Week of Specials on The Beatles Channel

Tune in as we pay tribute to George’s musical legacy.

Jackie Kolgraf
February 23, 2024

In celebration of George Harrison’s birthday on February 25, we’re shining a spotlight on the music icon with specials all week long on The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18).

Now through February 26, tune in to hear episodes dedicated to George of your favorite recurring Beatles Channel shows, plus three brand-new specials: George’s Jukebox, George Harrison Reimagined, and When We Was Fab.

See the full broadcast schedule below, and stream available episodes of your favorite shows on the SiriusXM app anytime.

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George Harrison’s Birthday Week Shows

George’s Jukebox

Hear some of George’s favorites as Mike Campbell from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers gives you an exclusive peek into George Harrison’s personal Jukebox.

Friday 2/23 11am ET
Saturday 2/24 12am ET
Sunday 2/25 1pm ET

George Harrison Reimagined: Covers by Some of George’s Biggest Fans

A celebration of George Harrison’s birthday and his enduring musical legacy with covers from some of George’s biggest fans, presented by Fred Armisen.

Saturday 2/24 7pm ET
Sunday 2/25 11am ET
Wednesday 2/28 12am ET

When We Was Fab: George Takes the Lead with The Beatles

Dive deep into the musical evolution of George Harrison as a member of the Fab Four, hosted by Beatles historian and documentarian Kevin Howlett.

Broadcast Schedule:
Friday 2/23 9pm ET
Saturday 2/24 2pm ET
Sunday 2/25 8am ET

Dark Horse Radio

The weekly show hosted by Laura Cantrell is dedicated to the music that George Harrison wrote, produced, sang, and loved — featuring songs by George and by others. Hear covers of his songs, songs he covered, and rarely-heard material.

Broadcast Schedule:
Thursday 2/22 3pm ET
Saturday 2/24 11pm ET
Sunday 2/25 4pm ET
Wednesday 2/28 7am ET

Across The Universe

During Dennis Elsas’ weekly show dedicated to the life and music of John Lennon, he examines John’s relationship with his Beatles bandmate George Harrison in honor of George’s Birthday.

Broadcast Schedule:
Tuesday 2/20 4pm ET
Thursday 2/22 11pm ET
Saturday 2/24 1pm ET

Fab Fourum

Dennis Elsas, Bill Flanagan, Tom Frangione, and David Fricke want to hear your George Harrison stories and favorite songs in honor of his birthday. Plus, they’ll welcome Jools Holland to discuss playing with George in the studio and on stage.

Broadcast Schedule:
Wednesday 2/21 9pm ET
Saturday 2/24 7am ET
Sunday 2/25 6pm ET

Way Beyond Compare

Join Beatles expert Tom Frangione in exploring Fab Four alternate takes, live performances, and versions of Beatles recordings that you’ve never heard before. This week, it’s all George rarities in celebration of his birthday.

Broadcast Schedule:
Monday 2/19 2pm ET
Tuesday 2/20 11pm ET
Friday 2/23 4pm ET
Sunday 2/25 10am ET

Chris Carter George Harrison Special (New!)

The Beatles Channel host Chris Carter pays tribute to George Harrison for his birthday.

Broadcast Schedule:
Friday 2/23 8amET

8 Songs A Week… Times Two!

Each week, listeners vote for their favorites from a themed list of Beatles songs. This week, hear an expanded all-George-Harrison version in celebration of his birthday, hosted by Meg Griffin.

Broadcast Schedule:
Friday 2/23 2pm ET
Saturday 2/24 10am ET
Sunday 2/25 3pm ET
Monday 2/26 1pm ET

Northern Songs

Beatles historian and author Bill Flanagan puts together a themed playlist of hits and rarities by the Fab Four for this weekly audio adventure. This week, it’s all George Harrison leading The Beatles, in honor of his birthday.

Broadcast Schedule:
Monday 2/19 11pm ET
Friday 2/23 12am ET