The series reaffirmed Knopfler's huge respect for friend and inspiration Dylan, his ear for lesser-known names and early memories of Duane Eddy, the Everly Brothers and many more.
The broadcast will feature performances from the Swedish producer to benefit MusiCares and the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
The Foundation is to offer material from its broadcast archive to augment the channel's programming.
Sirius' channel 27 will officially become The Queen Channel from July 15 at 12:00 pm ET through July 21.
The new satellite radio channel will feature a variety of exclusive content and rarities, plus shows hosted by The Edge and Bono.
The broadcast, which goes out today, 10 June, begins at 11am EST/8am PST/4pm BST.
The rapper’s “Love Your DJ” contest offers local producers the chance to win money and airplay on his Shade 45 SiriusXM channel.
Beginning Friday, SiriusXM’s “StagecouchWeekend” will broadcast exclusive at-home performances from country music’s biggest stars.
“Hip-hop was forever changed by the unique sound and charisma the Beastie Boys brought to the game,” said host LL Cool J.
The Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman will play classic CCR songs and answer fan questions from his home studio.
Knopfler's 'The British Grove Broadcast' series features the esteemed guitarist and songwriter playing his favourite music in a wide range of genres.
The band made the announcement live on stage at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, during the continuing The Joshua Tree Tour.
The star will also sit down for an interview with Ryan Sampson, Nicole Ryan and Stanley T of The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
“You’ll learn more about the creative process behind my latest album and gain a deeper understanding of what drives me as an artist and a performer.”
The star's entire performance will air on the SiriusXM channel Hits 1, Howard Stern’s Howard 101 channel and the new Pandora NOW channel.