Music To Watch: talking about Coachella; Neko Case; John Prine and more

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This week, we get a Coachella report, plus music talk about Gang of Youths, Starcrawler, Neko Case, and John Prine (with Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson). (Luke Taylor | MPR)

Music to Watch is a new feature from The Current where host Sean McPherson checks in with a couple other people who help program music for audiences: Kateri Palen, music segment producer, and Brian Stack, writer and actor, both of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS.

This week, Kateri gives us a report on Coachella, plus everyone talks about Gang of Youths, Starcrawler, Neko Case, and John Prine (who performed for the first time ever with both Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson on during his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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  • Beyonce at Coachella 2018
    Beyonce performs onstage during 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella)
  • John Prine with Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson on 'Colbert'
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guests John Prine featuring Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson during Thursday's April 12, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)