Memorial Day 2017: Hear Top 100 Countdowns from the ’60s through the ’90s + more!

SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

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May 24, 2017

It’s that time of year when we get to enjoy the beach, BBQs, and most importantly, an extended weekend. SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

In addition to the specials below, we will remember our fallen troops exactly at Noon ET across all SiriusXM channels by taking a moment to play Taps.

’50s on 5 (Ch. 5)

50’s Prom: You are cordially invited to dance the night away as we set the mood by playing songs to dance to at our 50s on 5 prom!
Airs: 6/2 at 7 pm ET; 6/3 at 8 pm ET

’60s on 6 (Ch. 6)

Sand & Surf Weekend: Ring in the warm weather with great sunshine hits of the ’60s. Songs that were big summer hits along with songs about summer and songs that make you feel the warmth of the sun! Bring the suntan oil and get ready to sing along.
Airs: 5/27 at 2 pm ET; 5/28 at 10 am ET; 5/31 at 9 pm ET

’70s on 7 (Ch. 7)

Songs We’ve Almost Forgotten: This Memorial weekend, we pause to remember our heroic Armed Forces who died to protect our freedom. We also remember the songs we’ve almost forgotten by dusting off a shelf full of 45s that we’ve overlooked and neglected over the years.
Airs: 5/26 at 3 pm ET

’80s on 8 (Ch. 8)

’80s Cruise Concert: We set sail on the Celebrity Summit as it cruised the Caribbean with Berlin, Colin Hay of Men At Work, Cheap Trick, Howard Jones, Information Society and more. Listen as the Original VJ’s Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood and Alan Hunter bring you all the awesome fun!
Airs: 5/26 at 6 pm ET

’90s on 9 (Ch. 9)

Back in the Day Reply Hosted by Lisa Loeb: Cool ‘90s artist Lisa Loeb celebrates the Memorial Day Weekend Summer Movie Season with the Top ‘90s Blockbuster Soundtracks as voted on by you on our Facebook Page!
Airs: 5/27 at 9 am & 4 pm ET; 5/28 at 1 am, 6 am, Noon, & 6 pm ET; Mon. 5/29 at 10 am & 4 pm ET. 

Pop2K (Ch. 10)

O-Town O-2K Weekend: It’s their town…we’re just living in it! Join the reunited O-Town group as they take over Pop2K all Memorial Day weekend, selecting their favorite summer anthems and dishing out stories from their boyband touring days!
Airs: All weekend long

Coffee House (Ch. 14)

Guest DJ Marathons: Join Passenger, Sheryl Crow, Matt Nathanson, OAR & more as they guest DJ every hour throughout the holiday weekend. They’ll be playing music from some of their favorite artists like Paul Simon, Ben Folds, Sufjan Stevens, Eddie Vedder & more!
Airs: 5/30 at 3 am ET

The Pulse (Ch. 15)

Train Final Dress Rehearsal Subscriber Show from Las Vegas: Train is now on the road for their Play That Song World Tour. The day before it started, they performed a final dress rehearsal for Pulse subscribers from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Hear it again to jumpstart your summer!
Airs: 5/26 at 8 pm ET; 5/27 at 2 am & 3 pm ET; 5/28 at 8 pm ET; 5/29 at 8 am & 5 pm ET

Underground Garage (Ch. 21)

Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul Live Broadcast: Join Underground Garage hosts Rich Russo, Handsome Dick Manitoba and Palmyra Delran get you ready for the Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul Concert with special insight and interviews from the historic Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ!
Airs: 5/27 6pm ET; Rebroadcasts: 5/29 11am ET


Grateful Dead Channel (Ch. 23)

Senator Al Franken Takeover: Longtime Dead Head, Senator Al Franken celebrates the release day of his new book ‘Al Franken: Giant of the Senate’ by taking over the Grateful Dead Channel for 24 hours! Hear his interviews with band members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart & Billy Kreutzmann as well as airings of three historic Grateful Dead concerts that he attended. He will also co-host Today Grateful Dead History with group archivist David Lemieux, and share numerous stories of his many adventures throughout the years with the band, including at Saturday Night Live and their legendary 1980 Halloween concert at Radio City Music Hall as a member of Franken & Davis.
Airs: All day on 5/30 

Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24)

Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay from Cuyahoga Falls, OH 6/24/2014: Radio Margaritaville heads to Ohio for a performance from Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band’s 2014 This One’s For You Tour! Hear this week’s Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay from the Blossom Music Center!
Airs: 5/25 at 9 am ET; 5/26 at 12:01am & 9pm, Sun 5/28 at 3 pm ET

Classic Vinyl (Ch. 26)

Classic Vinyl’s Top 100 Most Influential Songs of Classic Rock: This weekend, the folks at SiriusXM Classic Vinyl are playing back their picks for the 100 most influential songs in classic rock. You’ll hear the biggest songs recorded during the first generation of rock music, when ground was breaking and legends were being created.
Airs: 5/26 at 1 pm ET; 5/27 at 8 am; 5/28 at 12 am & 4 pm ET; 5/29 at 6 am ET

The Bridge (Ch. 32)

Ani DiFranco Exclusive on The Village Folk Show: We sit down with Ani DiFranco as she prepares the June release of her latest album, Binary, and talk about the making of the new album, her vision, what is next and select tracks from the new album!
Airs: 5/28 at 9 am ET; 5/28 at 2 am ET

1st Wave (Ch. 33)

1st Wave May Babies: 1st Wave celebrates classic alternative artists such as Dave Gahan, David Byrne, and other born in the month of May!
Airs: 5/27 at 11 am, 3 pm & 7 pm ET; 5/28 at 8 am, 1 pm & 9 pm ET; 5/29 at 9 am, 4 pm & 11 pm ET

Lithium (Ch. 34)

Lithium’s Top 100 Countdown: We’re spotlighting the best alternative and grunge tracks from the ’90s with Lithium’s Top 100 Countdown. Hear the songs that defined the alternative and grunge signature sound of the 1990s with hosts, Hardy, Madison, Sluggo and Kat Corbett.
Airs: 5/26 at 12 pm & 10 pm ET; 5/27 at 9 am & 6 pm ET; 5/28 at 11 am ET; 5/29 at 12 am & 2 pm ET

Alt Nation (Ch. 36)

BottleRock Music Festival: We’re headed to wine country to broadcast the best sets and interviews from the BottleRock Music Festival in Napa Valley, CA. See full broadcast schedule here.
Airs: 5/26 at 12 pm & 10 pm ET; 5/27 at 9 am & 6 pm ET; 5/28 at 11 am ET; 5/29 at 12 am & 2 pm ET

Ozzy’s Boneyard (Ch. 38)

Lance Armstrong’s Summer Road Trip Playlist: Hit the road with an extra dose of hard and heavy classic rock selected by the former world champion cyclist

Airs: 5/26 at 12 pm & 7 pm ET; 5/27 at 8 am & 4 pm ET; 5/28 at 3 am at 5 pm ET; 5/29 at 11 am & 11 pm ET

Hair Nation (Ch. 39)

Hair Nation’s Top 100 Hair ‘Cuts’: Get ready for a hot, sticky summer with your Top 100 Summer hair cuts! It’s the Top 100 Hair Nation songs of all time, counted down by hosts Luc Carl, Dangerous Darren and Keith Roth!
Airs: 5/26 at 5 pm ET through 5/29

SiriusXM FLY (Ch. 47)

Heather B.’s producer spotlight with Jermaine Dupri: Heather B. showcases the Atlanta beatsmith, Jermaine Dupri’s, production tonight on The Happy Hour show!  JD had us Jumpin with Kris Kross, to getting Funkdafied with Da Brat, to Mariah Carey and more in the ‘90s and 2000s!Airs: 5/26 at 6 pm ET

DJ Mister Cee Memorial Day FLY Mix: The Finisher DJ Mister Cee takes us for a trip as he FLYs back to Hip-Hop and R&B from the ‘90s and early 2000s to keep those barbecue’s jamming into the late hours this holiday.
Airs: 5/28 at 10 pm ET

The Memorial Day Mixer hosted by Heather B.: Heather B. invites DJ Dirty Harry, DJ Ty-Boogie, and DJ Tootz (Twin female DJs) to party with y’all and provide 2-hour mixes each on Memorial Day so you can be on your baddest behavior and close out the holiday in a FLY way.
Airs: 5/29 at 6 pm ET

Heart & Soul (Ch. 48)

Wake Up with Brian McKnight on the Morning Get Up: Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Brian McKnight visits Mike Shannon and the Morning Get Up! Brian will get your Memorial Day Weekend started with an acoustic performance of his new single Forever and one of his classic hits!
Airs: 5/26 at 7 am & 11 am ET

The Highway (Ch. 56)

Rascal Flatts Artist Confidential: Rascal Flatts in New York with Buzz Brainard to play music and tell stories about their new album Back to Us.
Airs: 5/27 at 12 pm & pm ET; 5/28 at 3 am, 9 am & 4 pm ET

Prime Country (Ch. 58)

Martina McBride ‘First 25’ Town Hall: Celebrate Martina McBride’s first 25 years in country music with an exclusive Town Hall featuring questions from an exclusive, subscriber-only audience, hosted by Storme Warren.
Airs: 5/26 at 6 pm & 9 pm ET; 5/27 at 4 pm ET; 5/28 at 11 am ET; 5/29 at 12 pm & 8 pm ET

Outlaw Country (Ch. 60)

Apron Strings with David Letterman & Paul Shaffer: Elizabeth Cook welcomes her longtime fan David Letterman and Paul Shaffer to co-host a special hour of Apron Strings. During the special, they discuss their deep passion for American roots music and play by a custom playlist of hand-picked Late Show performances from Willie Nelson & Ryan Adams, Elizabeth Cook & Jason Isbell. Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Warren Zevon, Guy Clark and more!
Airs: 5/26 at 8 am & 8 pm ET; 5/27 at 9 am & 5 pm ET; 5/28 at 12 pm & 9 pm ET; 5/29 at 1 pm & 7 pm ET

Y2Kountry (Ch. 61)

Red, White & Blue Memorial Day Special with Trace Adkins: Join Y2Kountry as we honor those who have fought for our country with guest host Trace Adkins, who just got back from his USO Tour!
Airs: 5/28 at 10 am ET; 5/29 at 8 pm ET; 5/31 at 12 pm ET

’40s Junction (Ch. 73)

40s Patriotic Tribute To The Armed Forces: This Memorial Day Weekend we hold a remembrance for those who gave their lives as a sacrifice to America, with military themes, and other songs that honor their memory.  On Monday, headlights are on and flags fly at half-staff until noon.
Airs: 5/27 at 12 am ET; 5/31 at 12 am ET