Music fans who weren't able to score tickets to Coachella, or just have better things to do than stand in a field for three days, can now enjoy the show from the comfort of home. The massive music festival has just announced that it will be partnering with YouTube to live stream the first weekend of performances for the 7th year in a row.

Multiple live feeds and exclusive content available to viewers

Featuring dozens of artists each day for three days, Coachella operates three live stages simultaneously and YouTube's exclusive access will allow home viewers to switch between each stage with the click of a button.

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Fans will even be able to make a personalized schedule of artists they most want to see and the live view will automatically switch as each band takes the stage to ensure the most streamlined viewing experience possible.

Weekend highlights will be available on-demand, for those just tuning in, and fans will be able to access a fully-immersive 360 degree viewing experience for some performances. The festival likely will not release in advance which acts will be available in 360 degrees, but the feature will become obvious in the browser as it becomes available.

Coachella will live stream from 3 live stages and the Yuma tent April 14-16, 2017 / BN Photo Library
Coachella will live stream from 3 live stages and the Yuma tent April 14-16, 2017 / BN Photo Library

For the first time this year, Coachella will be allowing online viewers access to the exclusive and incredibly popular Yuma Tent. The tent has become famous for offering festival attendees a haven to hangout between sets on the main stages, but it also brings out some of the biggest names in the EDM world to play well into the wee hours. Live stream viewers may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of sets by Dixon, Eli & Fur, Tale of Us, or one of more than a dozen other solid DJ acts.

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Announced artists include mix of superstars and emerging artists

While YouTube nor Coachella is able to guarantee that every artist will be available to be streamed during the weekend, the live feed crew has done an excellent job in past years to ensure the most popular choices are seen. With a few hundred musical artists playing over the course of the weekend, even the most casual music fan is sure to find something worth watching on the Coachella live stream.

With headliners Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, and Lady Gaga, (who is replacing a very pregnant Beyonce,) each playing on a different night of the festival, the days are filled with a wild mix of underground acts, indie bands with massive cult followings, and artists still finding their performing legs. Bon Iver, Arkells, Father John Misty, and TacoCat all have a solid following online, thanks to their live shows. The festival also features Lorde, Banks, Bastille, Dillon Francis, and Travis Scott.

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The T-Mobile-sponsored Coachella YouTube channel will only be available April 14-16.

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