LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be broadcast live. A complete lineup of artist performances will be announced in the coming weeks.
Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director and host of the internationally-acclaimed show "Morning Becomes Eclectic," will host Coachella's 2014 broadcast on both YouTube and AXS TV conducting artist interviews and co-producing exclusive editorial segments each weekend.
The first weekend of Coachella, April 11, 12 and 13, will once again be streamed live by T-Mobile on YouTube at youtube.com/Coachella and Coachella.com. As presenting sponsor of the webcast, T-Mobile will provide fans the ability to experience a variety of curated content directly from their digital devices. This includes live webcasts of select performances, artist interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and performance highlights. Fans will also be able to enjoy this content for weeks after the festival via on-demand video playback.
The second weekend, April 18, 19 and 20, will be broadcast live for the first time ever on AXS TV, television's premier destination for live music festivals. The television broadcast will feature 20 hours of live coverage including select performance footage and artist interviews.
About Goldenvoice: Goldenvoice, an AEG Live company, creator of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, also operates successful Los Angeles music venues including the Fonda Theatre, El Rey, Shrine Auditorium, Club Nokia, Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, The Roxy and Fox Theatre. Beginning as an independent punk rock promoter in the early 1980s, Goldenvoice grew to be the preeminent alternative promoter in Southern California by forging strong relationships with both bands and music fans. Goldenvoice promotes over 1000 concerts a year in California, Nevada, Alaska, Arizona and Hawaii.
About AXS TV
As TV's premier destination for live music festival broadcasts, AXS TV delivers relevant, unpredictable and irreverent programming by presenting unfiltered access to today's top comedians, newsmakers, musical entertainers and their performances. Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming and festivals, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions. Indicative of the network's dedication to music programming, AXS TV Concerts is the official 2014 TV broadcaster of the prestigious Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 18-20), Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 25-27) and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 1-4). AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also distributed in Canada and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the website, www.axs.tv; go to the Facebook page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram; Tumblr and YouTube.
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