YouTube will livestream all six Coachella levels throughout each weekends
YouTube announced at the moment that will probably be livestreaming all six levels throughout each weekends of Coachella for the primary time. Up to now, the Google-owned firm solely livestreamed three levels. The music competition kicks off on April 14 at 7 PM ET and resumes April 21 on the similar time.
“This 12 months we might be reside streaming Coachella from extra levels than ever earlier than with 6 feeds in motion (double the quantity from final 12 months) throughout each weekends,” the corporate wrote in a blog post. “Whether or not you’re watching from house, overseas, or at events with mates, anybody can tune into Coachella’s YouTube Channel, choose a stage, and watch the performances occurring reside with the remainder of the followers.”
When you can’t tune in reside, the competition units might be on repeat after the night time’s last efficiency till the reside present picks again the following day. In between units, viewers will see on-the-ground protection of artists, installations, behind-the-scenes Shorts moments and extra.
YouTube has additionally partnered with Coachella to drop unique merch from over a dozen artists. Objects might be obtainable for buy instantly on the livestream and thru YouTube Shorts on Coachella’s channel by way of YouTube Procuring. As well as, Premium subscribers could have entry to backstage “pre-parties.”
This 12 months marks the eleventh time that followers can tune into the music competition on YouTube. Earlier this 12 months, YouTube announced that it signed a multi-year renewal of its unique livestream and content material partnership settlement with Coachella by way of 2026. Coachella is likely one of the hottest music festivals on the earth, so it’s notable for YouTube to be the unique livestream associate of the occasion for the previous decade, particularly because it continues to compete with different video apps like TikTok.
Dangerous Bunny, Blackpink and Frank Ocean high this 12 months’s Coachella lineup. Different artists embody Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Björk, Rosalía, Eric Prydz, Burna Boy, Kali Uchis, Porter Robinson, Blondie, Becky G and extra.