YouTube to Livestream Coachella Performances by Childish Gambino, Pusha-T, and More (UPDATE)

Thirty-four artists have been confirmed for the livestream, with more acts to be announced.


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UPDATED 4/8, 12:30 p.m. ET: YouTube has announced that the second weekend of Coachella will also be available for streaming, making 2019 the first time both weekends have been streamed online. In a post on the YouTube blog, details of the stream for both weekends were announced, while it was also teased that Childish Gambino's Guava Island film featuring Rihanna would officially get its premiere during the first weekend's stream.

Unfortunately, the official blog post does not detail whether Kanye West's Sunday Service during the second weekend will make the stream or not. Complex reached out to representatives for comment.

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Can't make it to this year's Coachella? Well, YouTube has you covered.

For the ninth year in a row, the video-sharing platform will livestream some of the festival's most anticipated performances. YouTube has confirmed a total of 34 acts whose sets will be streamed over the two-weekend event, with additional names to be announced. This year's batch of livestreams will feature Childish Gambino, Pusha-T, YG, Billie Eilish, Smino, Kacey Musgraves, Blood Orange, and The 1975.

You can check out the current list of artists at Coachella's official YouTube page.  

According to Billboard, this year will mark the first time YouTube will livestream both Coachella weekends. In addition to the expanded coverage, YouTube will also serve as the exclusive playlist partner for the festival, "which includes playlist integration on the Coachella site and festival app and in YouTube Music." 

Coachella will take place April 12-14, and April 19-21. This year's lineup includes Ariana Grande, Tampe Impala, Kid Cudi, Janelle Monáe, Khalid, and Bad Bunny.

— Coachella (@coachella) January 3, 2019

Kanye West also announced he is bringing his Sunday Service to the festival's final day, which just so happens to be Easter.


— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) March 31, 2019

Kanye West's Sunday Service on Easter, Weekend 2 🙏

— Coachella (@coachella) March 31, 2019

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