SiriusXM has announced that it will be the exclusive radio broadcaster of live performances and interviews from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for the third consecutive year.
In advance of Coachella, SiriusXM’s Coachella Radio, the limited-run channel, will feature music by artists who will be performing at Coachella 2017 leading up to the festival. Coachella Radio will then provide continuous coverage of the festival both weekends with live performances, artist interviews 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.
“SiriusXM is the go-to place for festival coverage and our exclusive broadcasts from the top music festivals bring our listeners inside these coveted events. This year’s lineup at Coachella is outstanding including Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and Martin Garrix, among others, and we will be there to deliver performances, interviews and reports that can be heard nowhere else. Our listeners nationwide can tune in to catch the hottest musical acts and Coachella’s unmistakable vibe,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
SiriusXM’s Coachella Radio will launch on channel 18 on Monday, April 10th at noon ET and will air through Monday, April 24th. The channel will also be available through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s 2017 lineup will include Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, the XX, Bon Iver, Lorde, Travis Scott, Future, Justice, Father John Misty, DJ Snake, New Order, Empire of the Sun, Martin Garrix, Porter Robinson & Madeon, Dillon Francis, , ScHoolboy Q, Future Islands, Mac Miller, Gucci Mane, Hans Zimmer, Steve Angello, the Head and the Heart, DJ Khaled, Glass Animals, Two Door Cinema Club, Marshmello, and many more.
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