Coachella announces performers to appear on YouTube live stream during festival’s first weekend
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Organizers behind this year’s Coachella Music Festival have announced the first batch of artists whose performances will be broadcasted online for free throughout the event’s opening weekend on April 12-14. Fans who can’t make it out to Indio, California for the first of the festival’s two weekends can tune in live to the free video stream presented by T-Mobile, which will feature sets from Billie EilishMac DeMarcoBlood Orange, and many more.

Some of the names included in the 34 artists confirmed for this year’s weekend one live stream include the above mentioned, in addition to Wiz Khalifa, Sabrina Claudio, Maggie Rogers, Pusha T, Weezer, Kacey Musgraves, CHVRCHES, Bob Moses, ARIZONA, and Friday night headliner Childish Gambino. According to reports, Coachella organizers also insist that more artists will be added to the live stream roster and announced closer to the start of this month’s event. Fans can head to the Coachella YouTube page for the full listing of announced performers whose sets will be broadcasted.

Also announced on Wednesday, Coachella debuted their plans for their “Coachella Curated” content to air during weekend two (April 19-21) which will apparently include three days of original content, full sets from the Yuma Tent, performances and more. Fans can watch the video interview with 2019 performer Idris Elba below to learn a little more about the new Coachella Curated initiative. In the past, the festival has filled on-air time between performances with behind-the-scenes artist interviews, and virtual reality-based, 180-degree adventures throughout the festival grounds. 

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