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Festival season is back. This month thousands of music fans will head to 2022 Coachella Music festival to see headliners like Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia, plus a huge range of other artists.
Festival weekend passes are still available, but if you haven’t booked a desert ticket this year, you can still catch some of the live shows at home. This year, Coachella will host a live stream for this year’s festival on YouTube, and you can watch it all for free.
Here’s what to know about the Coachella live stream (and how you can still score last-minute passes if you rush).
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How to watch Coachella online: live stream of 2022 performances
Besides catching TikToks or social posts from festival-goers, the only way to stream Coachella live from home is through the Coachella live stream on YouTube this year. YouTube has set up three different live streaming channels for the two weekends, all of which will be streaming different artists at the same time, just like you’re really there at Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA.
During Coachella Weekend 1 (April 15-17), you can see up to 80 different artists on the livestream. The Coachella YouTube channels will go live starting at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and you can even catch replays of some of the sets on the Coachella YouTube channels through Monday.
YouTube has announced that the following weekend’s livestream, called “Coachella Curated”, will go beyond the livestream to include exclusive content from the various artists on the lineup, as well as artist interviews and even virtual pre-parties. on YouTube Premium. You will also have the opportunity to purchase Billie Eilish merchandise in Brockhampton on both festival weekends. The bottom line: you won’t get this kind of experience anywhere but at home.
Check out all the live streaming channels below, plus everything to know about streaming the Coachella YouTube stream straight to your other devices, like your smart TV.
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Can you watch the Coachella live stream on TV?
Whether you’ve bookmarked the Coachella live stream on YouTube or plan to display it in the background, there are several ways to get the most out of the stream. Viewers can live stream Coachella at home and stream the sets on their devices, including a smart TV, laptop or desktop computer, all through the YouTube app.
If you have a smart TV, like the Amazon Fire TV above, you can just watch the Coachella live stream for free through the YouTube app on your TV.
Those with streaming gadgets like, say, a Fire TV Stick or your Roku device, can also stream the Coachella live stream through the YouTube app at home. Just check in advance that you can download the YouTube app to use on the streaming device you have.
Finally, you’ll want to make sure the livestream sounds as good as if you were actually at the festival. For compact and portable soundbars, we recommend the new Sonos beamor simply connect your device to a portable speaker like the Bose SoundLink series or the smart Sonos Roam speaker.
Can you watch Coachella 2022 online for free?
Yes, you can stream Coachella live for free on YouTube, and all you’ll need is a strong WiFi connection to watch your favorite artists take to the stage throughout weekends 1 and 2 as they perform. And if you miss the performance, some sets will also be replayed online, so you don’t have to worry about missing a song.
Unlike other music festival live streams, including last year’s Lollapalooza Festival, which aired exclusively on Hulu, you won’t need a subscription to the streaming service to watch. Coachella sets live on your screen.
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Coachella Lineup and Set Times: When are Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia performing?
Coachella announced its official times and schedule for this year’s lineup, including its headliners, on Thursday.
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Harry Styles, whose next album Harry’s house drops in May, will perform on both festival weekends on April 15 and 22, respectively. His set starts at 11:35 p.m. on the Coachella stage.
Billie Eilish, who is in the middle of her 32 dates happier than ever world Tourwill headline Saturdays April 16 and 23. Eilish takes the Coachella stage at 11:30 p.m.
Headlining April 17 and 24, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will perform on both Coachella Sundays. On Thursday, the festival announced that the performers of “Moth to a Flame” will arrive on the Coachella stage on Sunday night at 10:20 p.m.
Can you watch Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia at Coachella Online?
Although Coachella has released its programming 2022 already and has shared its official schedule for the three-day weekend on social media, the festival and YouTube have yet to announce the festival’s live lineup.
In other words, if you were hoping to stream your favorite band or your artist’s Coachella set, you might have to wait a bit longer, because there’s no telling what time or what artist sets you can watch at the time of publication.
That said, we’ll continue to update this story once the official live stream schedule and lineup is released.
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How to Get Last-Minute Coachella Tickets
Even if you haven’t snagged Coachella tickets yet, there’s still time to shop for last-minute festival passes.
Coachella passes are still available for purchase on verified ticket sites like lively seats, StubHub, and TicketMaster. And it goes without saying, but do not buy tickets on an unverified site or online market, and stay only with official sellers.
For more ways to find last-minute Coachella passes and where to find all the coolest parties, check out our guide to getting your Coachella tickets.