Sirius XM to offer Star Wars Celebration Radio for a limited time

It's safe to say that many of you out there for fans of the Star Wars franchise, no matter how you feel about the newer film trilogy. Star Wars Celebration has been held eight times around the country with some international events since the very first one in 1999 to celebrate the pending launch of Star Wars Episode I. Star Wars Celebration is a fan gathering where insiders from the films and fans come together to talk about the franchise and dress up.

The last Star Wars Celebration was held in 2008 and this month Star Wars Celebration VI will be held in Orlando Florida on August 22 through the 23rd. If you're unable to travel to Orlando Florida but want to know what's going on at the event Sirius XM satellite radio has announced that it will be airing a limited run channel that broadcasts live from the Star Wars Celebration VI show.

Star Wars Celebration Radio will launch on Thursday, August 23 at 6 PM Eastern time. It will continue to air through Monday, August 27 at 3 AM Eastern time on Sirius channel 123 and XM channel 142. Fans who use the Sirius XM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other mobile devices will be able to listen on channel 770.

Star Wars Celebration Radio will air interviews with cast members of the Star Wars films as well as insiders and key players from behind-the-scenes who contributed to the series. Listeners will also be able to hear live panel discussions from the event throughout the weekend along with commentary from celebrity fans and attendees of the show. The station will also air an interview with George Lucas conducted by Senator Bill Bradley for a special edition of his American Voices program.