Coachella makes its radio debut on the satrad
SiriusXM has announced that for the first time in the history of the event, Coachella will be broadcast live on radio.
SiriusXM’s exclusive radio broadcast will showcase a diverse line-up featuring performances from Jack White, Hozier, Vance Joy, alt-J, Axwell^Ingrosso, Alabama Shakes, Fitz & The Tantrums, Alesso, Milky Chance, Cedric Gervais, Interpol, FKA twigs and many more.
“We are excited to work with the Coachella team on presenting the first ever live radio broadcast of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With SiriusXM’s nationwide reach via satellite and online, we are the perfect destination for music fans to hear all the great music and unforgettable moments that make up Coachella,” said Steve Blatter, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Music Programming, SiriusXM.
SiriusXM’s Coachella broadcast will air on Alt Nation channel 36 beginning Friday, April 10th at 2 pm ET. Select performances will also air on The Spectrum channel 28, SiriusXMU channel 35, BPM channel 51, Electric Area channel 52, and through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Anchoring SiriusXM’s broadcasts will be SiriusXM hosts Jenny Eliscu and Jeff Regan, along with celebrity guest hosts, with exclusive Coachella news and happenings, performance set time updates, artist interviews as well as field reports from the festival grounds.
Subscribers can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to Indio, California for weekend two of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, including round-trip airfare, four nights’ hotel stay and a pair of three-day passes to Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 17 – April 19. (Entry deadline is 3 am ET on April 9th.) See Official Rules for complete details at siriusxm.com/coachella.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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