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SiriusXM Canada's Summer Tour turns up the heat with Quebec's hottest artists

Monday, July 09, 2012

SiriusXM Canada's Summer Tour turns up the heat with Quebec's hottest artists10:14 EDT Monday, July 09, 2012SiriusXM Canada's Summer Tour to feature Malajube, Galaxie, Pierre Lapointe et ses musiciens, Loco Locass, Louis-Jean Cormier, David Giguère, Koriass, Loud, Lary, Ajust and K'NAANMONTREAL, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced that it will present an exclusive summer concert tour in Quebec featuring some of the province's hottest francophone artists. In partnership with Scène 1425, the SiriusXM Canada summer tour will kick off in Gatineau on August 22, 2012.The tour will support independent Quebec musicians and will stop in Gatineau, Chicoutimi, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Rouyn-Noranda and Laval. Renowned artists including Malajube, Galaxie, Pierre Lapointe et ses musiciens, Loco Locass, Louis-Jean Cormier, Koriass, Loud, Lary, and Ajust are set to perform with special guest K'NAAN joining the final stop of the tour in Laval. Admission is $10.To support the world's future musicians, SiriusXM Canada will donate all proceeds of ticket sales from the tour toYoung Musicians of the World, a Quebec-based non-profit that works to organize and operate tuition-free music schools both in Quebec and abroad. Young Musicians of the World's mission is to contribute to youth development in underprivileged areas by creating free music schools that emphasize traditional music from the students' country of origin."The SiriusXM Canada summer tour celebrates francophone music and shares the musical world of Quebec artists," explains Andréanne Sasseville, Director of Canadian Content Development and Industry Relations for SiriusXM Canada. "We are very pleased to be able to offer Quebecers the opportunity to enjoy great live francophone music while also giving back to a worthy cause that supports the future of music at home and abroad."SiriusXM Canada Summer Tour Schedulewww.latourneesiriusxm.caAugust 22: Gatineau - Musée de la civilisationTickets / 819.243.8000Louis-Jean Cormier, Galaxie, Malajube, Pierre Lapointe et ses musiciensAugust 28: Chicoutimi - Hangar de la Zone PortuaireTickets / 418.698.4080Louis-Jean Cormier, Galaxie, Malajube, Pierre Lapointe et ses musiciensAugust 29: Quebec City - The ImpérialTickets / 418.523.3131David Giguère, Malajube, Galaxie, Loco LocassAugust 30: Sherbrooke - Théâtre GranadaTickets / 819.565.5656 poste 221Louis-Jean Cormier, Galaxie, Malajube, Loco LocassSeptember 2: Rouyn-Noranda - L'Agora (FME)Tickets / 819.797.0888Loud, Lary, Ajust, Koriass, Loco LocassSeptember 6: Laval - Salle André-MathieuTickets / 450.667.2040Louis-Jean Cormier, Galaxie, Malajube, Guest artist: K'NAANAbout SiriusXM CanadaCanadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.sirius.ca and www.xmradio.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.About Scène 1425Scène 1425 is a multiplatform production project with a mandate to promote music and concerts to a large audience. Established in 2008 by the Corporation de la salle André-Mathieu in Laval, this project is now active in 10 cities across the province of Québec thanks to an affiliation with 9 other Performing arts presenters; Salle Albert-Rousseau (Quebec City), Centre culturel de Joliette, Le Palace (Granby), Théâtre du Vieux-Terrebonne, Centre culturel de l'Université de Sherbrooke, Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde (St-Hyacinthe), Maison des arts de Drummondville, Diffusion Momentum (Victoriaville) and the city of Gatineau. For further information: Media Contacts: Nathalie Corbeil Nat Corbeil Promotion 514-244-7202nat@natcorbeil.com Maricel Dicion NATIONAL Public Relations 416-848-1446mdicion@national.ca