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Youtube Will Livestream Coachella This Year

April 10, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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Billboard reports that Youtube will live stream Coachella exclusively for the eighth year in a row. Youtube will only stream the first weekend from April 13-15. The second weekend (April 20-22) will not be available. The Youtube stream will include performances from Beyoncé, The Weeknd, ODESZA, Post Malone, The War on Drugs, Kygo, Chromeo, Alan Walker, alt-J and others. The stream is presented by T-Mobile in the U.S., Optus in Australia and Garnier in Canada.

Viewers will be able to choose from four live stream feeds simultaneously with different artists. There will also be one VR180 channels that lets viewers experience performances and on the ground coverage with headsets like Google Cardboard and Daydream View. Fans can also create their own viewing schedules with the artists they want to see, with live streams switching based on what they chose.

Highlights from the weekend will be shown on a VOD hub, with streams hosted by Jason Bentley from radio station KCRW, Nadeska Alexis, Valerie Lee and Brittany Eustis. They will interview artists and creators all weekend. Google Home is giving users a custom voice-enabled program for those at the festival and fans at home. All you have to do is say “Hey Google, talk to Coachella.” It will provide information on the festival and live interviews for fans at home.

Google Pixel will show footage of the giant Ferris wheel, where select gondolas will have users taking photos in a Pixel photo booth. Pixel 2 will show unique artist portraits from “influential photographers.” Artists will be ale to post updates and information to fans in Googel search with a new integration that allows them to customize content.

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