SiriusXM is revamping its channel grid on Thursday, August 4.
The primary change will see the recently announced “Garth Channel” dedicated to Garth Brooks replace the 90s/2000s Dance Utopia on Channel 55. Garth will not debut until September 8, but Utopia will move to the online-only and SiriusXM Xtra package on the 4th. 90s and 2000s Dance music will be added to the current 70s/80s Dance “Studio 54 Radio” Channel 54 as well.
Three Country music channels will swap numbers. Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio moves from 62 to 57, Y2Kountry from 57 to 61, and Bluegrass Junction from 61 to 62.
The remainder of changes will come from the online suite of channels. Newly added permanent channels will be:
701 ONEderland dedicated to One Hit Wonders
714 Yacht Rock Radio
769 Que Funny dedicated to Latino Comedy in both English and Spanish
The satellite service’s NBA & NHL Radio and dedicated play-by-play channels for each team will be added online.
Being removed from the online service are:
780 The Girls Room (All Female Artists)
774 Rockin’ Frat Party
775 Hip-Hop Party
777 Pop Party Mix
778 Punk Party
779 New Wave Dance Party
781 Holly (All Christmas)
797 Patriot Plus (Conservative Talk)
798 Progress Plus (Liberal Talk)