In mid-September, the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Festival took over Las Vegas for two days. Now, in a two-night television special, The CW Network brings highlights of the mega-concert to at-home audiences on October 2 and October 3. From 8- 10 p.m. ET/PT each night, catch performances by such artists as Billie Eilish, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, Darius Rucker, Dua Lipa, FINNEAS, Journey, Lil Baby, Nelly, and Weezer. This article will explain how you can watch this season of the iHeartRadio Music Festival as episodes air or even on-demand. I’ll also explain where you can find past seasons of the iHeartRadio Music Festival if you are looking to catch up on the series.
- When New Episodes of the iHeartRadio Music Festival Air: Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, starting at 8 p.m. ET both nights
- TV Network: The CW
- Best Way to Stream Live: Hulu (Free Trial), YouTube TV (Free Trial)
Watch the iHeartRadio Music Festival Without Cable
The iHeartRadio Music Festival airs on Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. on The CW. Suppose you don’t have cable TV or can’t watch The CW using a TV antenna. Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV offer local The CW stations in nearly all U.S. markets. They both offer a free trial and will let you watch the iHeartRadio Music Festival as it airs. All the ways you can stream the iHeartRadio Music Festival are listed below. All free trials auto-renew when they expire, but you will not be billed if you cancel before the trial ends.
Stream The iHeartRadio Music Festival The Day it Airs
The following streaming services carry The CW, so you can watch the iHeartRadio Music Festival as it airs.
Hulu Live TV
Hulu provides The CW live in many US markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch the iHeartRadio Music Festival as it airs on The CW. To see if The CW is available in your area, you can use this tool: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zip code.
Hulu + Live TV is supported on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, and more. You can read more about Hulu in our review of Hulu. There isn’t a month-to-month contract, so you can sign up to test the service without fear of a long-term commitment. You can sign up for Hulu Live TV using this link: Sign up for a free trial to Hulu + Live TV.
YouTube TV is another great option for watching the iHeartRadio Music Festival. YouTube TV provides a live stream of The CW with its streaming service in nearly ALL markets in the US.
YouTube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app has also returned to Roku devices after settling a dispute between the two companies. Be sure to check out our review of YouTube TV for more information. You can sign up for their free trial.
How Much: $64.99 per month.
FuboTV offers The CW in numerous US cities allowing you to watch the iHeartRadio Music Festival when it airs. You can check out a free trial to FuboTV here. Fubo TV supports the following streaming devices:
- Android smartphones
- Android tablets
- Apple TV (4th Generation only)
- Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
For more information on FuboTV features, please see our Fubo TV review.
How Much: FuboTV costs $69.99 per month.
DIRECTV STREAM offers The CW live in many markets. Through its “Entertainment” package for $69.99 a month, The CW is available along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks. DIRECTV STREAM offers The CW in many TV markets in the US. Check this online offer to make sure The CW is offered in your area. For more information, check out our review of DIRECTV STREAM.
How Much: $69.99 per month through its “Entertainment” package.
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