“Coachella Radio” channel to launch exclusively on SiriusXM ahead of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
NEW YORK, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SiriusXM today announced that it will be the exclusive broadcaster of live performances and interviews for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for the fourth consecutive year.
Coachella Radio from SiriusXM, the limited broadcast channel, will feature music from artists performing at Coachella 2018 prior to the festival. Coachella Radio will then provide continuous coverage of the festival on both weekends with live performances, artist interviews, plus exclusive Coachella news and events. Select performances will also air on other SiriusXM channels, including Alt Nation, The Spectrum, SiriusXMU, Hip Hop Nation, The Heat and more. When not showing live performances, SiriusXM will show highlights from the night before, as well as streaming music from up-and-coming and established artists scheduled to perform at Coachella. SiriusXM was the first broadcaster to broadcast Coachella live in 2015.
The show will include interviews and live concerts from Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Post Malone, Kygo, Cardi B, The War on Drugs, Portugal. Man, alt-J, bleachers, Migos, Saint-Vincent, Vance’s JoyHAIM, Vince StaplesJamiroquai, Nile Rodgers & Chic, David Byrne, ODESZA, Deorro, 6LACK and many more.
“Coachella is a can’t-miss event for music fans, and SiriusXM will be there to bring our listeners over 40 hours of live performances, as well as behind-the-scenes interviews and coverage, from some of the biggest stars in music. the music to North America most anticipated music festival. With programming this year that celebrates music that crosses genres and generations – from Nile Rodgers & Chic to The Weeknd; from David Byrne in ODESZA; and timeless favorites from Jamiroquai to A Perfect Circle – SiriusXM listeners will have access to one of the most incredibly diverse musical experiences of all time,” said Scott Greenstein, president and chief content officer of SiriusXM. “Our show will include major artists such as Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Cardi B, Post Malone, Kygo and St. Vincent, but also an array of up-and-coming artists who are just starting to make their mark. We love bringing our subscribers, where be, inside the ambiance, the atmosphere and the music of this great festival.”
SiriusXM’s Coachella Radio will launch on Channel 29 on Thursday, April 12 and will air until Wednesday, April 25. The channel will also be available via the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s 2018 lineup will include The Weeknd, Beyoncé, Eminem, SZA, HAIM, ODESZA, Kygo, Tyler, the Creator, Portugal. The Man, Jamiroquai, David ByrneMigos, St. Vincent, alt-J, A Perfect Circle, The War on Drugs, Post Malone, Cardi B, Vince StaplesFleet Foxes, Miguel, Soulwax, Chromeo, King Krule, Jean Michel JarreNile Rodgers & Chic, Illenium, Daniel CaesarBORNS, Kamasi WashingtonKali Uchis, Louis l’Enfant, French Montana and many more.
For details on broadcast times, go to SiriusXM.com/coachella.
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