Posted: May 4, 2012 at 5:58 am
Sirius XM Radio celebrates Cinco de Mayo with special programming including exclusive interviews, regional Mexican music, live mariachi bands and more. The special programming will air during Cinco de Mayo weekend on several SiriusXM channels including Caliente channel 150 and Águila channel 510 proudly celebrating the Battle of Puebla.
SiriusXM Águila channel 510 kicks off the celebration Friday, May 4, with an interview and special presentation by Jesus Daniel Hernandez at 6:00 pm ET followed by music by Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, Vicente Fernandez, Pepe Aguilar, and more. DJ Kane, Kumbia All Starz’s former frontman, plays his top ten favorite cumbias followed by an interview and live performance by El Güero y su Banda Centenario Saturday, May 5 starting at 2:00 pm ET.
Mexican Pop sensation, Reik, takes over SiriusXM’s Viva studios and guest DJ playing their favorite songs starting at 4:00 pm ET. SiriusXM Caliente channel 150 celebrates Mexican-style with live mariachi music throughout the day starting at 12:00 am ET.
The SiriusXM Latino channel lineup features exclusive commercial-free music channels covering a wide variety of music genres, including: Caliente (tropical music), Rumbón (classic salsa), Flow Nación (Latin Hip-hop and Reggaeton) La Kueva (rock en español), Viva (contemporary pop), La Mezcla (the hits in English and Spanish, Águila (regional Mexican music), Caricia (classic ballads in English and Spanish) Luna (Latin jazz) and more.