NASHVILLE – JIMMY STURR, “Polka Music Living Legend,” is coming to satellite radio when he brings “The Saturday Night Polka Party” to Sirius XM Radio. The weekly program arrives Saturday, July 20 at 6 p.m. EST with the launch of Rural Radio on Sirius XM Channel 80.
Jimmy Sturr has become synonymous with quality polka broadcasting on through his syndicated radio shows, heard weekly for the past 40 years on 24 stations across the country. The 18-time GRAMMY® winner will significantly extend his reach beyond his fanatically loyal multi-cultural fan base to much better serve American listeners with all styles of polka music favorites, tracks from upcoming polka artists, stories from the road and special guest interviews.
“We will feature all that the audience has come to love over the years,” says Sturr, “with a newfound freedom to bring more folks to the part.”
Sturr also hosts his own weekly television show on the RFDTV network, seen nationwide via DirecTV, Dish Network, and Family Net.
JIMMY STURR AND HIS ORCHESTRA have over 120 recordings; many of which have been recognized and rewarded with numerous honors. JIMMY STURR AND HIS ORCHESTRA are on the Top Ten list of the All-time Grammy Award winners, with 18 Awards and more consecutive Grammy nominations than anyone in the history of musical awards.
Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has awarded JIMMY STURR & HIS ORCHESTRA its most valued award, the “Commendation of Excellence.”
Joining Sirius/XM is easily one of the most significant in the ever-expanding kingdom of America’s “Polka King.”