How to Watch Coachella 2019's First Weekend Live

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Childish Gambino will kick off the first weekend, with stars Ariana Grande, Kacey Musgraves, Blackpink and Kanye West also slated to hit the stage.

For music fans not hitting the desert this weekend for the popular music and arts festival Coachella, YouTube will give them the opportunity to live-stream the event from the comfort of their homes for the ninth year in a row. 

The music celebration, which occurs April 12-14 and April 19-21 in Indio, California, will take place over the span of two weekends with stars such as Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala set to headline. The first night of the weekend will be headlined by Gambino, who premiered his anticipated film Guava Island on Thursday, with Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae, Blackpink and Diplo also set to take the stage. This year marks the first time Grande will headline the festival, as she first takes the stage Sunday night followed by Khalid, Zedd and Bad Bunny, among others. 

Viewers will be able to visit Coachella’s YouTube channel for exclusive access to the show. Live streams can be viewed on a desktop, mobile and television platforms. This year marks the first time YouTube will live-stream from both weekends, offering a curated lineup of performances, artist vignettes and behind-the-scenes videos at the festival. 

Coachella will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Last year's event hosted more than 150 artists, including headliners Beyonce, The Weeknd and Eminem. 

The live stream of Coachella's first weekend will go through Sunday.