Pearl Jam Celebrate the Release of New Album Lightning Bolt with SiriusXM "Town Hall" Series

Q&A with Pearl Jam, producer Brendan O'Brien and fans recorded at a secret Seattle location
"Town Hall" to air on Pearl Jam's SiriusXM channel on Friday, October 11
SiriusXM subscribers can enter for the chance to attend the "Town Hall" at www.siriusxm.com/PearlJamTownHall

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NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) announced today that Pearl Jam members Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron will answer fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners, moderated by Lightning Bolt producer Brendan O'Brien, as part of the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series.

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"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Pearl Jam" will take place on Thursday, October 3 at a secret location in Seattle and will air on Friday, October 11 at 12:00 pm ET via satellite on Pearl Jam Radio, channel 22, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. 

The Pearl Jam "Town Hall" will feature the band answering questions about their much-anticipated tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, which is scheduled to be released on October 15. In addition, the audience attending the "Town Hall" will hear Lightning Bolt in its entirety; this will mark one of the rare first times the new album will be played for anyone in a public setting.

SiriusXM subscribers will have the opportunity to enter the "SiriusXM Pearl Jam Town Hall Sweepstakes" for a chance to attend the event, and may possibly even win a trip for two, including airfare and hotel, in a separate sweepstakes to be announced later.  For details, listen to Pearl Jam Radio and visit www.siriusxm.com/PearlJamTownHall for Official Rules for each sweepstakes.

"We're excited to head into uncharted band territory with our SiriusXM 'Town Hall,'" said Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard. "Since this is one of the first times that any of our fans will have the chance to hear Lightning Bolt, I'm psyched to see how they respond to the new music and to answer some of their questions about the making of the record."

"Pearl Jam and their music have become emblematic of a generation of rock music and have inspired musicians for the past two decades, and they continue to create new music that has intensity and passion," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "This event, broadcast from the band's home town, will offer lucky winners the opportunity to ask questions in person to one of the world's most influential bands. For subscribers nationwide it will be a rare treat to hear directly from the band."

For rebroadcast times of the "Town Hall," visit www.siriusxm.com/pearljamradio.

"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Pearl Jam" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Soundgarden, Tony Bennett, Quentin Tarantino, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, KISS, Gregg Allman, Usher, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.

Pearl Jam Radio features archival concerts from throughout the band's celebrated 20-year career, rarities, unreleased material from the band's personal music library and music from the band's side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music.

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