St. Patrick's Day Radio Launches on Slacker
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 09:59:21
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Erin Go Bragh. Slacker Radio wants you to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with loads of quality Irish tunes.
Slacker, Inc. launched St. Patrick's Day Radio in celebration of the upcoming holiday. Hand-programmed and hosted by members of the iconic band Flogging Molly, this free station pays tribute to Irish music spanning the decades. St. Patrick's Day Radio can be found in the Seasonal station category within all Slacker applications and here.
St. Patrick's Day Radio on Slacker is the perfect soundtrack for St. Paddy's Day celebrations. Hundreds of hand-selected tracks are accompanied by exclusive commentary from members of Flogging Molly. Bands and artists featured on St. Patrick's Day Radio include Sharon Shannon, Christy Moore, The Dubliners and Dropkick Murphys.
"When we were first approached about this, I thought it was your average radio interview," said Matt Hensley, the accordionist, concertinist and pianist for Flogging Molly. "When I realized that Slacker Radio was giving me the opportunity and privilege to pick the songs I think are important for St. Patrick's Day, I was stoked. I'm happy to share the songs I love on St. Paddy's Day with fans of both Flogging Molly and Slacker Radio."
"Slacker offers an unbeatable range of content that is curated and hosted by very authentic people,” said Scott Riggs, senior director of radio at Slacker. "The members of Flogging Molly are well-versed in Irish music of past and present, ensuring that our new St. Patrick's Day station will create a great atmosphere for listeners' festivities."
St. Patrick's Day Radio can be enjoyed anywhere that Slacker is available: on all major smartphones, the iPad, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, connected home devices including Sonos and online at http://www.Slacker.com. Wherever they tune in, Slacker listeners have instant access to their favorite music, artist profiles, album reviews and album cover art.
So enjoy a shamrock shake at McDonalds and some delicious Irish potatoes and enjoy St. Patty's Day with Slacker Radio.
What is your favorite Irish band/song/tradition/food?