SiriusXM To Broadcast Coachella For First Time
April 7, 2015 at 1:05 PM (PT)
SIRIUSXM announced that, for the first time in the history of the event, COACHELLA will be broadcast live on radio.
The 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 and FKA TWIGS, among others.
"We are excited to work with the COACHELLA team on presenting the firs- 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 SIRIUSXM SVP/GM Music Programming STEVE BLATTER.
SIRIUSXM's COACHELLA broadcast will air on ALT NATION channel 36 beginning FRIDAY, APRIL10th at 2p (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 the 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, CA, 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 at the EMPRE POLO CLUB on APRIL 17th–APRIL 19th. (Entry deadline is 3a [ET] on APRIL 9th.) See Official Rules for complete details at www.siriusxm.com/coachella.