One of the world’s hippest music festivals has kicked off in Indio, Calif. and for all of us who aren’t dancing in the desert and living vicariously through Instagram, YouTube is bringing all the music and the biggest acts directly to homes, computers and phones worldwide.
Headliners for Coachella’s two weekends include Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae, Tame Impala, Blackpink, Weezer, Khalid, Chvrches, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and more.
For the ninth year in a row, YouTube will provide a livestream over Coachella’s opening weekend, and, for the first time ever, also livestream the festival’s second weekend.
Beginning on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m ET/4 p.m. PT, YouTube’s Coachella stream will bring not just performances from big acts, but interviews with artists and creators. Fans will also be able to see the premiere of Childish Gambino’s film “Guava Island” featuring Rihanna. The streaming schedule can be found on the Coachella YouTube page.
YouTube will stream encore and live performances, artist commentary, mini-docs, live music and interviews from the second weekend of Coachella, April 19 to 21.
The Coachella livestream will be available on desktop on YouTube and on the YouTube Music app which will also feature playlists based on the 2019 lineup and an audio-only stream.