Coachella: Both Weekends of Music Festival To Air On AXS TV

Jason Bentley to host live coverage


Coachella Music Festival

Jason Bentley

Jason Bentley is Music Director and host of “Morning Becomes Ecclectic” on L.A.’s KCRW-FM

No ticket to Coachella?  No problem.

Both weekends of the upcoming Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival near Palm Springs, California will be broadcast live on Mark Cuban‘s AXS TV, the network announced moments ago.

Coverage will be hosted by Jason Bentley of Los Angeles radio station KCRW.

This year’s performers include: Outkast, Lorde, Muse, Pharrell Williams and Foster The People.

Here’s the full release:

LOS ANGELES, CA. (April 2, 2014) – 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 andCoachella.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. 

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