SiriusXM announced today that it will be the exclusive radio broadcaster of live performances and interviews from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
In advance of Coachella, SiriusXM will launch Coachella Radio on April 11. The limited-run channel will feature music by artists who will be performing at Coachella 2016 leading up to the festival. Coachella Radio will then provide continuous coverage of the festival both weekends with live performances, artist interviews and reports from backstage and the festival grounds as well as exclusive Coachella news and happenings. Select performances will also air on other SiriusXM channels including Electric Area, Alt Nation, The Spectrum and more. SiriusXM was the first radio broadcaster to broadcast Coachella live in 2015.
“Broadcasting the live performances and interviews from Coachella will give SiriusXM listeners, no matter where they are, the feeling of being somehow magically transported to this seminal live music event,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We are thrilled to again be the exclusive radio broadcaster of this influential festival as Coachella Radio offers listeners unique access to performances, backstage interviews and more.”
SiriusXM’s Coachella Radio will launch on channel 18 on Monday, April 11 at 5:00 pm ET and will air through Thursday, April 28. The channel will also be available through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. Select performances will also air on other channels including Electric Area, Alt Nation, The Spectrum and more.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s 2016 lineup will include LCD Soundsytem, Ellie Goulding, Sufjan Stevens, Jack U, M83, Underworld, The Kills, Guns N’ Roses, Ice Cube, Discolsure, Zedd, A$AP Rocky, CHVRCHES, Halsey, James Bay, Calvin Harris, Sia, Major Lazer, Flume, Beach House and many more.
For more details about broadcast times go to SiriusXM.com/coachella.
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Cure festival FOMO and watch Coachella live exclusively on YouTube – tune in to watch select live performances on April 15-17. Live stream embed codes below.
Un-leashed by T-Mobile, music fans around the world can tune into Coachella’s YouTube channel on April 15-17 to catch performances of both emerging artists and the biggest acts on the lineup. The live stream will also be available on the YouTube Music app, and on any screen where you can watch YouTube.
You can further enhance your experience with several new features on Coachella’s YouTube channel for this year’s festival:
You’ll have the freedom to choose from three live stream channels and a video-on-demand hub to see highlights and performance footage throughout the weekend. You can also find this on mobile at CoachellaLive.com.
An interactive personalized schedule to customize your live viewing experience. The live stream channel will change automatically based on the artists & bands you select + the Coachella YouTube Channel social feed will incorporate new exclusive highlights and top moments from the festival.
Stay tuned in here to find out which artists will be in the live stream and subscribe to Coachella’s YouTube channel to watch the latest videos and even relive past performances.