is a Jam Bands
radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio
channel 29 (previously 81), XM Satellite Radio
channel 29 (previously 56) and Dish Network
channel 6081. It has featured basketball player Bill Walton
hosting a Grateful Dead
show, hippie icon Wavy Gravy
, and pedal steel player Buddy Cage
as a DJ. It was formed in 2003 by Sirius VP Joel Salkowitz and programmer Lenny Bloch. The original DJ's were Jonathan Schwartz, Stef Scamardo, and Adam Foley.
By fall 2010
, Sirius XM moved Jam On to channel 81 on the Sirius side to make room for Pearl Jam Radio
on channel 17. However, Sirius tuners still list channel 81 under the old Cinemagic name, although from 2009
-2010, that was The Strobe
on Sirius 81.
Every weekday at 9:00 pm ET the station airs a full set from a live Phish
concert. The program is called Gone Phishin' and is replayed several hours later at 2:00 am ET.Marc Brownstein
of The Disco Biscuits
hosts a program called Jamtronica every Friday evening at midnight ET. It is replayed on Sundays at 2:00 am ET.
Dave Matthews Band Radio
Between 2009-06-01 and 2009-06-08, the channel featured the music of rock band Dave Matthews Band
24/7 as well exclusive interviews. This temporarily pre-empted normal programming on the channel.