Sirius Satellite Radio today announced that it will be celebrating the music of "The Howard Stern Show" by opening up the archives and highlighting the most memorable musical performances from the past 25 years. Starting Friday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. ET and running all weekend, Howard 101 will air great performances from music's biggest names, new commentary from musicians who have stopped by the show, memories from Howard and his cohorts, and bits from inside the studio as well as unforgettable off-site parties and road shows.
Music and musicians have always been celebrated on "The Howard Stern Show" and now, for the first time, all the great moments will air during this special broadcast. Listeners will hear the intimate, in-studio performances by legends such as JAMES TAYLOR, ELTON JOHN, STEVIE WONDER, AC/DC, JETHRO TULL, AEROSMITH, ALICE COOPER, and WILLIE NELSON as well as classic performances by today's superstars including DAVE GROHL, ALANIS MORISSETTE, SHERYL CROW, COUNTING CROWS, and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, among many others. Recorded musical performances from 25 years of birthday shows, international shows and road shows will also air. Highlights include songs from LENNY KRAVITZ, DAVID BOWIE, TOM JONES, THE WALLFLOWERS, STING and BRYAN ADAMS.
"The Music of The Howard Stern Show" weekend will also include new candid commentary from the industry's biggest names who have stopped by the show during the past 25 years. Over the past 2 months interviews were conducted with artists who have performed on the show, and this weekend listeners will hear new commentary about their songs and experiences. Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl, Steven Tyler, Tom Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Rob Zombie, Mark McGrath, Perry Farrell and John Popper are just a few of the artists who's interviews and remarks will be broadcast on Howard 101.
Among these memorable performances and commentary, Howard will share which musicians and moments stood out to him from this remarkable collection. Robin, Fred, Gary, Artie, Scott the Engineer and Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling are just a few of "The Howard Stern Show" crew that will also reveal their favorite stories and memories.