As a growing list of concerts and festivals are being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, musicians are still eager to connect with their fans. In the past week, artists like Luke Combs, John Legend and Yungblud have streamed live shows for their fans around the globe, while new live streams are being announced daily.
To help you stay abreast of the growing list of virtual events, we’re compiling an ongoing list of must-see live streams, virtual festivals and intimate concerts that will keep your spirits up in self-isolation. Stay tuned for daily updates.
The BBC is to broadcast classic Glastonbury performances this year in the music festival’s absence from 25 – 29 June. Programing will include full-length performances, interviews, and a bonus-filled airing of Julien Temple’s acclaimed 2006 documentary, Glastonbury. Additionally, a special pop-up channel will be available on the BBC iPlayer, offering on-demand footage and back-to-back sets from the festival’s previous performers.
Stax Records is raising everyone’s spirits this weekend by launching a gospel brunch live-stream series, starting 24 May at 2:00 pm PST and running the third Sunday of each month. Broadcasting via Stax’s Instagram, the Gospel Brunch Live Set with DJ Jared “Jay B” Boyd will feature a variety of 70s-era gospel music from Gospel Truth Records – a subsidiary of the legendary soul label.
Tim McGraw, John Fogerty, Cyndi Lauper and Herbie Hancock are among the artists who will perform at next month’s ‘United We Sing: A Grammy Salute To The Unsung Heroes‘. Hosted by Harry Connick Jr, the two-hour special will also feature appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah and Brad Pitt, among others. United We Sing will air Sunday, 21 June on CBS. The special will also include appearances by Sandra Bullock, Renée Zellweger and Drew Brees, while performances will also be made by Dave Matthews, Andra Day, Jamie Foxx, Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis, among others.
Though BTS were forced to cancel their worldwide tour, amid the global pandemic, they won’t let their BTS ARMY down. The South Korean superstars have just announced a live, 90-minute virtual concert, “Bang Bang Con The Live”, streaming 14 June at 6:00 p.m. KST (5:00 AM EST).
Seattle artists Pearl Jam, Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, Brandi Carlile and Macklemore are among the artists coming together to perform a virtual COVID-19 relief concert benefitting All In WA. The event will broadcast on 10 June at 7:00 pm PT/10 pm ET via Amazon Music’s Twitch channel as well as on Seattle-area NBC affiliates. The concert is presented by sponsor Amazon and will be available on Amazon Prime after it has initially aired. Dave Matthews, Ciara, Russell Wilson, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Allen Stone, Mary Lambert and the Black Tones are also slated to appear, along with actor Joel McHale.
Steel Panther are gearing up to play their first-ever live virtual concert called Concert To Save The World. The concert will take place on Sunday, 7 June from an undisclosed location in LA that will feature full stage production and use multiple cameras to stream the event live on www.steelpantherrocks.com. The show will be live at 2:00 pm PST/5:00PM EST time. The band will take breaks during the show and interact with the fans live around the globe. Tickets for the virtual concert will cost $15.00 each with proceeds from each ticket sold going to benefit Heavenly Pets Animal Rescue. Tune in here.
Lady Gaga, BTS and Barack Obama are set to give a commencement speech during YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020” virtual commencement. The event will also feature appearances by Alicia Keys, Kelly Rowland, and more. The schedule will be announced on May 17; the event can be streamed on YouTube.
The storied Harlem venue The Apollo Theater is teaming up with Gibson Guitars for a virtual presentation, titled ‘Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater’ on 2 June at 7:30 pm EST. The special event will feature Apollo legends such as B.B. King, Patti LaBelle and Stevie Wonder and will be streamed live at apollotheater.org. The evening will feature special appearances by Dionne Warwick, hip-hop veteran Doug E. Fresh, and comedian Roy Wood Jr. alongside performances by Kool & the Gang, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Randolph, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo, Celisse Henderson, Lil Buck, and Ray Chew and more.
Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive is hosting a benefit live-stream featuring Dion, John Oates, Albert Lee and many more. The event will benefit musicians who are struggling during the pandemic. It begins at 3:00 pm EST and can be watched on Facebook.
Just ahead of Pride Month, the Smithsonian is introducing Project Pride, a virtual concert and digital time-capsule celebration of LGBTQ history. Indigo Girls, Rufus Wainwright, Pet Shop Boys, Jake Shears, Tig Notaro, Roxane Gay and others will participate. Tune in 8:00 pm EST on The Cooper Hewitt YouTube channel and the Smithsonian’s Project Pride website.
The Avett Brothers, Brandi Carlile, The Lumineers, Dave Matthews and more will be performing for the Banding Together: A Concert for the Colorado Music Relief Fund. Proceeds will help Colorado music industry workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The live-stream begins at 8:00 pm EST and will be broadcast locally on CBS.
The Black Crowes and The Trews are kicking off Budweiser and Live Nation Canada’s new weekly at-home series Budweiser Stage at Home with a one-hour show. The four week-long series kicks off at 8:00 pm and can be streamed globally on Live Nation’s new virtual music site, Live From Home.
David Guetta will do a live-stream performance in New York benefiting the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, Feeding America, the World Health Organization, and Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France. The stream will begin after the 7:00 p.m. EST clap front the city’s front-line workers, and can be streamed via his Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Instagram and VK channels.
The David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation (DEYMF) and Grammy Music Education Coalition will present The Decade that Rocked, the third in the Megadeth member’s ‘Oh Say Can You Stream’ live-stream series of webathon fundraisers for the foundation’s “School’s Out” initiative on Saturday at 7:00 pm EST. The broadcast, which will stream on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube will also be a celebration of Mark Weiss’ upcoming book, The Decade That Rocked: The Photography of Mark “Weissguy” Weiss.
Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana will release their version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Imagine’ as part of SongAid’s playlist to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts. Other artists participating include Tom Morello, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, The Silkroad Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma and more.
Elton John is having a virtual watch party for Rocketman beginning at 7:00 pm EST. He’ll be live tweeting from his official account @EltonOfficial, using the hashtag #RocketmanWatchParty.
In case you missed “Hairspray Live!,” the 2016 television special that aired in 2016, it’s been streamed on Youtube on Friday at 2:00 pm EST and will be available for 48 hours. The special — based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, which is based on the 1988 John Waters film — stars Ariana Grande, Maddie Baillio, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Andrea Martin and Kristin Chenoweth. Rosie O’Donnell and Sean Hayes also make special appearances. Watch here.
Questlove will host a virtual dinner party called “Questlove’s Potluck” for his famous friends on Food Network. Patti LaBelle, Olivia Wilde, Kenan Thompson and more will be cooking and making some of their favourite dishes and drinks from their home kitchens. The virtual dinner will benefit America’s Food Fund. It airs at 10:00 pm ET on Food Network.
Norah Jones continues her weekly live-stream series, delivering a mix of amazing covers and new material. Tune in Thursday, at 1:00 pm EST on Facebook Live.
Tune in tomorrow on 28 May at 9:00 pm EST for an Instagram Live Q&A with Skip Marley and then join the party immediately after on Zoom and Twitch to celebrate Skip’s No.1 record ‘Slow Down’ and a special announcement.
Sting, Barbra Streisand, Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews and more are coming together for the Artists United for Amazonia benefit live-stream. The event, which begins at 8:00 pm EST, will benefit the Amazon Emergency Fund, which is supporting indigenous and forest communities as well as organizations impacted by COVID-19 in the Amazon Rainforest. The two-hour event can be streamed via Facebook and at ArtistsForAmazonia.org.
Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks, Kelly Osbourne, Laurie Hernandez and more are set to participate in Stronger Than You Think, a three-day live-stream event that will address teen mental wellness. It starts each day at 5:00 pm EST, ending at 10:00 pm. EST, and will be available on YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, and Twitch.
Katy Perry will perform her new single ‘Daisies’ and more as part of iHeart Radio’s Living Room Series. Tune in at 4:00pm PST on Facebook, YouTube and Oculus.
As part of the Peggy Lee centennial celebration, The Grammy Museum will honour her life and legacy with the museum’s first-ever virtual exhibit and panel discussion featuring Peggy Lee’s granddaughter and artists inspired by her including Eric Burton Of The Black Pumas, Billie Eilish and KD Lang. The virtual exhibit spans many of Lee’s career milestones and accomplishments from the 1930s through the early 2000s with a variety of never-before-seen rare artefacts.
Join Rufus Wainwright, Duncan Sheik, Jon Batiste, Jason Mraz and more for the virtual Save the Children US COVID-19 Relief Festival, a night of music to support children and families around the world. Tune in on 25 May at 6:00 pm EST / 3:00 pm PST / 11:00 pm GMT on Youtube.
BottleRock Napa Valley will kick off (re)LIVE BottleRock, a weekly virtual series of past BottleRock performances and new musical and culinary programming. Imagine Dragons, Muse, The Head and the Heart and Tash Sultana will kick off the series on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 3:00 pm PDT at YouTube Live. Fans can view each episode by subscribing to BottleRock’s YouTube channel, and will need to tune-in live, as episodes will not be available to view after airing.
Canadian indie collective Broken Social Scene join Pickathon’s A Concert A Day this week to benefit the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Tune in Saturday at 1:00 pm PST to watch their 2018 Mt. Hood Stage performance via Facebook Premiere with the Recording Academy, Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel or on YouTube.
Following the smash success of last Saturday’s battle between Ludacris and Nelly, the Verzuz series continues over Memorial Day weekend, this time with R&B groups Jagged Edge taking on Bad Boy favourites 112 on Instagram Live.
The Teskey Brothers, Wolfmother’s Andrew Stockdale, Hoodoo Gurus, Ella Hooper and more will be taking part in Episode Four of “The State of Music,” the six-part virtual concert curated, filmed and recorded by Mushroom in partnership with the Victorian government’s Victoria Together initiative. The show kicks off 7.30 p.m. AEST (5.30 am ET) at YouTube, Facebook and together.vic.gov.au.
Sam Smith, Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic, Ellie Goulding, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, James Taylor, Meghan Trainor and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical’s Adrienne Warren are all set to perform for this year’s Red Nose Day Special, which begins at 9:00 pm on NBC.
The Overcoats will curate The Fight for NYC in collaboration with Amazon Music, an online fundraiser for the Association to Benefit Children. Overcoats, Porches, Margaret Glaspy, Torres, Bailen, Blu de Tiger, Adam Melchor, Mia Gladstone and Samia perform at 7:00 pm ET.
The Indigo Girls continue their live-stream series in the lead up to their new album Look Long, which drops tomorrow. Tune into their Song Request Livestream Benefitting Feeding The Valley at 4:00 pm PST on Facebook Live.
CMT will host Feed The Front Line Live on its social platforms next Wednesday, May 20, with Kenny Chesney and Jon Pardi among the talent. The show will benefit Feed the Front Line which provides free food to front line workers and, in the process, helps support local restaurants. The streams will be hosted on CMT’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
British crooner Sam Smith will be performing on iHeartRadio’s Living Room Concert Series tonight at 7:00pm EST/4:00pm EST. Tune in on iHeart’s Youtube Channel.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation will hold their first-ever Virtual Hot Pink Evening at 8 p.m. The star-studded Broadway tribute to Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez will feature special guests Laura Benanti, Norbert Leo Butz, Edie Falco, Sir Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley, Karlie Kloss, Joan Lunden, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gretta Monahan, Rachael Ray, Amy Robach, Nile Rodgers, and many more. See more details here.
Rising country star Travis Denning will be doing a live-stream performance and Q&A on American Songwriter’s Facebook Live at 7:00 pm EST/4:00pm PST.
Hanson, Dawes, Sofi Tukker, Alexander 23 and others will be performing for the third week of SESSIONS’ ongoing series. The event kicks off at 4:00 pm EST, and can be streamed on Twitch, and benefits MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund.
HAIM is taking over Levi’s 5:01 series on 20 May to celebrate #501Day. Tune in at 5:01pm PST for their performance. Tune in on Instagram Live.
Common, Stevie Wonder and more will celebrate Malcolm X’s 95th birthday with a live-stream event. It begins at 3:00 pm EST on Shabazz Center’s website, as well as its Facebook and Instagram accounts. At 5:00 pm, Pete Rock will lead a DJ tribute live on Instagram.
Jon Bon Jovi, Dolly Parton, Robin Thicke and other artists are set to perform for “A Night Of Covenant House Stars,” a live stream concert benefiting the Covenant House charity. The show begins at 8:00 pm EST on new streaming service Broadway On Demand.
Elbow and The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers will join Joy Division members Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris for an online event tonight which will celebrate the life of the late Ian Curtis 40 years on from his death. The event, which will be hosted by Headstock and DJ/writer Dave Haslam and will be live-streamed between 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm UK time through United We Stream, will also help mark the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Metallica continues their archival streaming series ‘Metallica Mondays’, but this time they’ve really dug deep for some of their earliest performances. At 8:00 pm ET, they’ll release a video of their 12 August 1983 set at Chicago’s Metro, following their classic debut album Kill ‘Em All. This marks the first time the show is available online for free, though the band are taking donations to help with COVID-19 relief. Watch here.
Following the record-breaking battle with Jill Scott and Erykah Badu, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced that the two hip-hop juggernauts Nelly and Ludacris will be next to battle on Verzuz Instagram Live. Tune in here, Saturday, 16 May at 7:00 pm EST/4:00 pm PST.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of his landmark album AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, Ice Cube is hosting a listening party on his Instagram live on Saturday, 16 May at 3:00 pm PST/ 6:00pm EST.
The Grammy Museum has partnered with Producer Entertainment Group’s Digital Drag Fest to host Writing With Pride, a day of panels in performances in celebration of LGBTQ+ songwriters and performers. RuPaul’s Drag Race and Drag Race All Stars winners Alaska, Jinxk Monsoon, and Trixie Mattel will participate alongside pop secret weapons Justin Tranter and Leland. Mattel, Tranter, and Leland will host a kick-off panel and performance in the afternoon before artists like Sharon Needles, Manila Luzon, and pop star Bright Light Bright Light take the virtual stage to perform and tell the stories behind their songs.
Ashe, Finneas, Ryan Tedder, Bishop Briggs and more will be paying tribute to Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys in a special live-stream called “In My Room: Celebrating 54 Year of Pet Sounds” on Saturday (16 May) at 5:00 pm EST/2:00 pm PST. RSVP here to watch the event.
Lewis Capaldi will do a special live stream show to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of his hit debut album, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent on 16 May at 8:00 pm (BST). The show is in support of the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – a charity leading movement against suicide – with proceeds from the gig going to the charity. Fans can purchase tickets through DICE.
Mötley Crüe will be hosting a Twitter watch party for The Dirt, last year’s biopic about the band released on Netflix. The watch party will take place on Friday May 15 at 4:00 pm (PST) and will include the band, as well as “special guests”. Fans can follow along with the hashtag #stayhomesweethome.
Katy Perry will host a live Q&A and performance with Amazon Music (performing her new song ‘Daisies’ for the first time) at 1:00 pm EST.
The Killers will be hosting a Q&A on YouTube Live on Friday (May 15) at 3:00 pm EST/12:00 pm PST.
Video chat app Houseparty, which has skyrocketed in popularity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is throwing its first big live-streaming event this weekend. Beginning Friday, 15 May, and running through Sunday, “In The House” will feature appearances from over 40 celebrities – including Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, John Legend, Chvrches and Dua Lipa.
Queen will make the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness available on the band’s YouTube page at 2:00 pm EST, to raise money for the World Health Organization. The show will be available to watch for 48 hours, and for every dollar donated during the stream, Google will match with a $2 donation.
#Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020, a multihour live-streaming event, starts today at 11 am PST. UMG superstars Selena Gomez, Luis Fonsi and Luke Bryan are joining the celebration for graduates that cannot attend a physical ceremony this year. Tune in HERE.
Brad Paisley will be getting back together with his band this week for Bud Light Seltzer Sessions: Your Flavor. Your Show. The last tour date they played was March 12 in Canada before touring was stalled. It will be a full band and production show and very special guest will be Lady Antebellum. The concert will stream on Paisley and Bud Light social platforms and Youtube channel this Friday, May 15th at 9:00 pm EST/6:00 pm PST.
Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will be going online this year with a 3-day live festival. Besides the normal YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook live stream, Virtual Rave-a-thon will let you join a Zoom party with hundreds of other ravers; on top of that, if you own a PS4 VR headset, you will be able to enjoy the stream in virtual reality.
Tune in for Trixie Mattel’s weekly chat and musical performance series, Full Coverage Friday on her Youtube Live at 6:00 pm.
Rising soul talent will be performing on BET’s 106 & Park Couchside Concert on BET’s Instagram Live today at 2:30 pm PST/5:30 pm EST.
The Jazz Foundation of America will be streaming a virtual concert, #TheNewGig, on 14 May to support artists through its COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund. Sheryl Crow, Bootsy Collins, Elvis Costello, Jon Batiste, Robert Cray, Angelique Kidjo, Stanley Jordan, Milton Nascimento, Davell Crawford, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ivan Neville, Kim Wilson and others will be featured performers on the live-stream, which will be hosted by Keegan-Michael Key. Relix will be hosting the two-hour event from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET, with a repeat videocast immediately following at 10:00 pm. The performances will then stay online for 24 hours, via Relix and its YouTube platform.
Mandy Moore and her husband Taylor Goldsmith of DAWES will be performing on the final episode of Whiskey Sour Happy Hour presented by Ed Helms and The Bluegrass Situation today at 5:00 pm PST / 8:00 pm EST to raise money for
MusiCares and Direct Relief. Tune in here.
Today marks Stevie Wonder’s 70th birthday. To celebrate, a host of high-profile DJs will take part in a continuous, 24-hour marathon of Wonder’s music on Instagram Live, beginning at midnight EST, tonight, with Questlove. Viewers can tune into Wonder’s new Instagram account to celebrate “24 Hours Of Stevie”.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will celebrate its spring gala online this year, hosted on the organization’s website and open to the public. The BAM Virtual Gala 2020 on 13 May will honour actor and director Cate Blanchett, author Zadie Smith, and philanthropist and producer Jeanne Donovan Fisher for their contributions to film, literature, theatre, and cultural philanthropy and include a special performance by St. Vincent.
Lewis Capaldi will perform a VR concert from his parents’ home at 7:00 pm EST on Oculus Venues. Produced by Supersphere, the concert will be simulcast on Lewis Capaldi’s Facebook page. Fans can pre-register here.
Iggy Pop will stream his 2016 Post Pop Depression concert from London’s Royal Albert Hall, which featured a backing band with the Arctic Monkeys’ drummer Matt Helders and Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Dean Fertita. The show will stream on YouTube at 3:00 pm EST.
Sylvan Esso we’ll be doing a live DJ set from Lagunitas Beer’s Facebook page at 4:20pm PST to benefit the Newport Folk Fest’s musician relief fund. Tune in here.
Rufus Wainwright is performing a song a day, streaming on Facebook; times vary.
Tina Fey will be hosting a virtual benefit called Rise Up New York! to support New Yorkers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The telethon is hosted by the poverty-fighting organization Robin Hood in conjunction with iHeartMedia. Joining Fey will be a mix of politicians (NYC mayor Bill De Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo) alongside artists Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi and Sting, who will perform. The benefit will take place from 7- 8:00 pm EST and air nationally on CNBC and locally for New Yorkers on all local broadcast stations as well as New York Spectrum 1 and News 12. The event will also be streaming on all local iHeartMedia and Entercom radio stations as well as SiriusXM nationally.
Fast fashion e-retailer Shein will support COVID-19 relief with a four-hour digital event. Katy Perry and Lil Nas X will co-headline the “virtual showcase,” which will combine music with beauty and fashion. Beginning at 1:00 pm PST, viewers can log in to the Shein phone app and watch the virtual show. Alongside Perry and Lil Nas X, Rita Ora and Doja Cat have also been tapped to perform.
Fearless Records will be hosting #FearlessAtHome, an interactive live-stream featuring acoustic performances by The Pretty Reckless, Ice Nine Kills, Grayscale and more. There will also be appearances by Underoath, All That Remains, Eat Your Heart Out, and others. The event begins at 3:00 pm EST; watch it at FearlessAtHome.com. All proceeds will benefit Crew Nation.
Sarah Brightman will premiere her full ‘In Concert at the Royal Albert Hall’ performance via her YouTube page at 3:00 pm EST. The 1997 performance, which has never been commercially available, features Andrea Bocelli and Andrew Lloyd Webber and will be streamed to raise funds for COVID-19 relief charities. The performance will be available for 72 hours here.
Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and Talinda Bennington announced 320 Festival, a one-of-a-kind festival aimed at changing the way we talk about mental health. The festival that was slated to take place at L.A. LIVE in May will now be going online. On 8- 10 May , fans can tune in for free on Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and the KNEKT.TV Network on Roku and Apple TV to join the conversation through educational sessions, musical performances, workshops and more courtesy of Kiiara, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Badflower, Andy Frasco & the U.N., Julien-K and Tatiana DeMaria, Lindsey Stirling, Art Alexakis (Everclear), Justin Furstenfeld (Blue October), Echosmith, Elohim, Social House, Frank Zummo (Sum 41), Gnash and more.
Welcome to Konichiwa TV. Swedish pop saviour Robyn will be performing a special DJ set live and direct from CLUB DOMO in Stockholm. Tune into at 9:00 pm CEST/8:00pm BST/3:00pm EST/12:00 PM pst on her Youtube channel, Facebook, Twitter or Twitch.
Country star Tim McGraw will be taking over Amazon Live’s Instagram to chat with fans and talk about his new single ‘I Called Mama’ at 10:00am PST/1:00pm EST.
The Lumineers are hosting a live-stream benefit on their YouTube channel called Colorado Gives Back. The three-hour event will not only feature a performance by the Colorado-based band but also by Nathaniel Rateliff, Jewel and One Republic, among others. Viewers will be encouraged to donate to the Colorado Restaurant Association, as well as to the Recording Academy’s MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Hip-hop festival Rolling Loud will stream their Miami 2017 performances, featuring Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, A$AP Rocky, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott and more.
Rising reggae star Skip Marley will be doing an Instagram Live Performance today at 4:00pm EST/1:00 pm PST for 106 & Park Couchside Sessions. Tune in here.
Global Citizen announced their #TogetherAtHome line-up for today including Cold War Kids at 3:00 pm ET/ 12:00 pm PT on their Instagram Live followed by Jacob Collier at 4:00 pm EST/1:00 pm PST on his IG Live, to raise funds for the ongoing COVID-19 relief fund.
The Face magazine will be hosting a virtual tribute concert celebrating The 1975’s catalogue this evening, 7 May. The event kicks off on The Face’s Instagram page at 4:00pm BST/11:00 am EDT/8am PDT, with contributing artists include Phoebe Bridgers, Cave Town and Gracie Abrams.
Indigo Girls have confirmed a concert and Q&A series, live streaming every Thursday in (7, 14, 21) May at 7:00 pm. EST (Facebook Live and Instagram Live). The 14 May concert will include an optional donation with all proceeds to charity.
Margot Price will be performing live on Pitchfork’s Instagram at 9:00 pm EST, raising money for Oxfam America to help those in vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 crisis.
The annual Met Gala goes online this year with, A Moment With the Met, which promises a “celebration of the first Monday of May” streamed live on YouTube from 6:00 pm EDT this evening and involving an address from Wintour, a live performance by Florence and the Machine, and a DJ set from the designer Virgil Abloh.
The New York Guitar Festival begins its daily shows with live performances and appearances at 4:00 p.m. EST each day, streaming on its YouTube channel. The event will begin with Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal on 4 May. The festival will continue daily and ends 15 May. Donations will benefit MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Bastille frontman Dan Smith will be taking to the band’s Instagram live this evening at 9:00 pm BST for “a little Quranstream”. Along with playing a few selections, he’ll also be taking fan requests. Tune in here.
Yungblud is back with another episode of his Youtube Originals show, Stay Home With Yungblud. This week’s episode titled, ‘Isolation Songs’, features new material that the UK star has been working on, recorded on his iPhone. Tune in here.
Metallica Mondays continue with this week, the band shares their performance from the House of Vans in London, England, filmed on 18 November 2016. Tune into the band’s official Youtube Channel at 5:00 pm PST.
Grace Potter will be going live for her new “Monday Night Twilight Hour with Grace Potter” live-stream on her official Facebook and Youtube page at 6:00 pm PST.
Questlove will host a live-stream for Northwell Health’s #HealthcareHeroes Concert Series at 7:00 pm. EST. Tune in on Northwell Health’s YouTube, Questlove’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages to see him perform, and you can also watch on Northwell Health’s website and The Roots’ YouTube after the event.
Mick Jagger, Will Smith and Jack Black are among the artists who will perform Sunday during the “iFor India” live-stream concert for COVID-19 relief. Watch the entire set here.
Nick Jonas and wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Bryan Adams, Joe Jonas and wife Sophie Turner, A.R. Rahman, Jay Sean and Mindy Kaling will also make appearances during the four-hour fundraiser that will stream live on Facebook Sunday, May 3rd, beginning 7:30 om IST.
For YouTube’s #StayHome campaign, The Rolling Stones will launch a weekly series called “Extra Licks” on the band’s official YouTube channel, starting today at 3:00 pm EST. Each featurette, available digitally for the first time, will appear as a YouTube Premiere, streaming bonus features of six concert films from throughout their career, including performances from the 1994 Voodoo Lounge Tour and the 2016 Latin America Ole! Tour.
Latin music stars Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Luis Fonsi, J Balvin, Diane Guerrero and Ana Brenda Contreras have teamed for Eva Longoria’s virtual Cinco de Mayo celebration. The virtual concert will stream live on Facebook Live, Youtube, Twitch, Twitter, iHeartLatino’s radio stations and websites, among other social media platforms, on 5 May at 2:00 pm PST.
NTS Radio’s Remote Utopias: NTS Radio is broadcasting a 24-hour event called “Remote Utopias.” It kicks off at 5:00 am EST and features contributions from Tame Impala, Klein, Jonah Hill, Weyes Blood, JPEGMAFIA, and more. Tune in here.
Marc Brownstein, G. Love, Mondo Cozmo, Kurt Vile and more will be among the acts taking part in the Love From Philly virtual music, art and connection festival. The event spans 1 – 3 May with a different theme each day.
Performances will take place across three virtual stages at LoveFromPhilly.Live in partnership with nugs.net. Man Man, Mondo Cozmo, Schoolly D, Dice Raw, Ursula Rucker, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Lauren Hart, Nick Bockrath (Cage The Elephant), Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Low Cut Connie, Cosmo Baker, Odean Pope, Eric Bazilian, Gerald Veasley, Tim Motzer, Sean Hoots, Tom Moon, Mike Greenfield (Lotus), Joe DeFrancesco and Jeffrey Gaines are more of the artists featured on the initial lineup. Additional acts will be announced in the days to come.
Quincy Jones, Questlove and many others are participating in the global 24-hour Call to Unite live-stream, which kicks off at 8:00 pm EST at unite.us, as well as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other platforms.
The 1975 will be hosting an online listening party for their self-titled debut album at 7:00 pm GMT. Stay tuned for more details and how to stream.
The Grammy Museum is taking their recent ‘Beyond Black – The Style Of Amy Winehouse Exhibit’ online with a special Instagram Live featuring a variety of interviews with those close to and inspired by Amy Winehouse. The live session will be in honour of the 13th anniversary of her single ‘Back to Black’ on Thursday, 30 April from 2-3:00pm PST. They’ll be announcing special guests over the next week, follow official Instagram for updates.
Megadeth will be premiering their performance from Wacken Open Air 2017 at 10:00 pm UK / 5:00 pm EST / 2:00 pm PST. Dave Mustaine will be in the YouTube chat during the performance, so get your questions ready. Tune in here.
Norah Jones continues her live-streaming series on her Facebook page at 5:00 pm EST.
Leicester outfit Easy Life have announced a live gig from frontman Murray Matravers’s flat at 4:00 pm UK time today on their YouTube channel.
iHeartRadio kicks off their Living Room Concert Series presented by State Farm, that will run for eight weeks, beginning with a special performance from Thomas Rhett, and will stream on iHeartRadio’s YouTube Channel and broadcast across iHeartRadio stations across the country at 7:00 pm local time.
Offset and Friends: Offset, Young Thug, Rich the Kid, and more will live-stream performances to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank on Oculus Venues and Facebook.
Midland will be sharing their performance of ‘Fourteen Gears (Live From The Palomino)’ off their concert LP, Live From The Palomino on their Youtube Channel on Wednesday at 10:00 am.
LL Cool J will host a town hall with the Beastie Boys on his “Rock the Bells Radio” show, streaming at noon EST on SiriusXM’s channel 43 and on the app.
Yungblud premiered his new ‘Stay Home With Yungblud’ weekly series today at noon EST on his YouTube channel. During his shows, the artist will try to film a music video, cook, write songs, and more. “Stay Home” will benefit No Kid Hungry.
The monthly SubCulture concert series will put on a virtual concert from current artistic resident Jason Robert Brown, featuring Ariana Grande and Shoshana Bean. The live-stream will be available via Vimeo and Brown is encouraging donations to the SubCulture Relief Fund for the venue and its staff. Tune in at 8:00 pm EST.
Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard will takeover SiriusXM’s the Spectrum as part of their Home DJ series starting 27 April through May 15. Tune in here.
Tonight, acclaimed songwriter and performer Grace Potter will launch her new weekly live-stream series called Monday Night Twilight with Grace Potter. Every Monday night at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, fans can tune-in via Grace’s official YouTube channel and Facebook page for intimate, acoustic performances of new songs, deep cuts, special requests and well-chose
With over 100 artists, digital music event Room Service will aim to offer a traditional festival experience through multiple “stages”, each featuring such acts as Yungblud, Trevor Daniel, Shallou, Chelsea Cutler, Chromeo, Jeremy Zucker, Pink Sweat$, Gallant, Lolo Zouaï and Mt. Joy. Presented by Trap Nation and Chill Nation, all proceeds from the YouTube live-streaming event will go to charitable partners benefiting those affected by COVID-19, including Sweet Relief and Feeding America. Visit the official website for more info.
GLAAD has announced Together in Pride: You Are Not Alone, a special live-stream event to be broadcast Sunday, 26 April at 8:00 pm EST on the organization’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. The event will feature a star-studded lineup of guests and feature interviews, video messages and performances from Adam Lambert, Bebe Rexha, Kesha, Melissa Etheridge, and will raise funds for LGBTQ organizations associated with CenterLink.
Canadian artists are teaming up for a TV special in support of health care workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble will feature a star-studded line-up of celebrities and artists, including Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Bryan Adams, Michael Buble, Sarah McLachlan, Howie Mandel, Will Arnett, Jason Priestley, Margaret Atwood, Russell Peters and Alessia Cara. The one-hour event will broadcast 26 April on the CTV, CBC, Global Television and Citytv networks — an estimated 24 TV, radio and streaming platforms in total. Viewers will be asked to donate to Food Banks Canada, a charity providing funds and support to food banks across the country.
Pathway To Paris, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating global climate change, is partnering with Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Flea and Ben Harper, among others, for a virtual festival, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The live-stream, which will begin Sunday, 26 April at 4:00 pm EST, will be aired on Pathway To Paris’ Instagram Live.
This Saturday, YouTube Music will premiere an exclusive, one-time broadcast of the 1968 animated classic, Yellow Submarine, as a global, Sing-A-Long event. The film’s restored Sing-A-Long version, featuring the timeless music of The Beatles, includes song lyrics at the bottom of the screen for the world to sing along to. The film will stream live on The Beatles’ official YouTube channel on Saturday, 25 April at 9:00 am PST.
Jack Johnson has announced Kōkua Festival 2020 – Live From Home, a live-stream that Johnson “will host and perform within a two-hour live-stream from his front porch in Hawaii and share the digital stage with special at-home performances from Kōkua Festival alumni including Ben Harper, G. Love, Ziggy Marley, Lukas Nelson, Paula Fuga, Kawika Kahiapo, John Cruz, Anuhea, Ron Artis II and his brother Thunderstorm Artis.
In association with DIY magazine, Vans for Bands will be hosting Bus-tival – a 10-hour live-stream to take place between midday and 10:00 pm on 25 April on the event’s Facebook page. Vans for Bands previously announced it was offering its sleeper buses to NHS hospitals for staff to use during the coronavirus crisis. Artists taking part include Frank Turner, The Orb‘s Alex Paterson, former Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock and Skinny Lister.
Luke Bryan will appear during this year’s 2020 NFL Draft, performing “Play It Again” as part of Verizon’s #PayItForwardLIVE Series. The performance will air during the Draft broadcast at 12:00 pm EST on ESPN, NFL Network and ABC, plus the ESPN app and NFL app as well as streaming on Sling TV and YouTube TV.
K-pop supergroup SuperM will perform a groundbreaking, live-streamed concert this weekend, featuring cutting-edge AR technology and opportunities for fans to interact with the boy group. SuperM’s Beyond The Future concert will kick-off the new streaming series, Beyond LIVE, available on the V LIVE app. The show will be broadcast to over 200 countries at 3:00 pm KST/11:00 pm PST on Saturday, 26 April. Tickets are currently on sale via the V LIVE app, while on-demand viewing will be available at a later date for those who purchase admission.
UK duo Massive Attack are the latest addition to Minecraft’s Block by Blockwest festival this weekend, joining Pussy Riot, IDLES, HEALTH, Cherry Glazerr and more. The virtual concert will stream on Minecraft tomorrow (25 April) beginning at 3:30 pm EST/8:00 pm GMT and will stream on the band’s Facebook page from 3:00 pm.
Post Malone will host an exclusive live-stream on his Official YouTube Channel this Friday, 24 April 2020 at 3:00 pm PT/6:00pm ET, where he will be performing a set of Nirvana hits and fan favourites in a live broadcast from his home. Friday’s live-stream event will raise funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for The World Health Organization (WHO) in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.
Lewis Capaldi, Thomas Rhett, Kesha, Train and a number of other artists will perform as part of Elvis Duran’s Stay At Home Ball. The event will benefit the Project C.U.R.E. Foundation, which is raising money for hospitals and front-line workers to buy much needed medical supplies. The live-stream kicks off at 8:00 pm EST on Elvis Duran’s YouTube channel.
Cyndi Lauper, Troye Sivan, Rufus Wainwright and other artists are set to take part in the ‘Stonewall Gives Back’ live-streamed concert, organised as part of The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative. Hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage, the event takes place this Thursday, 23 April at 8:00 pm EST. Fans can tune into World of Wonder’s YouTube channel, WOWPresents. Other guests and performers include actor Alan Cumming, Allie X, Dareen Hayes, Kim Petras, MUNA, Our Lady J and Nina West. You can check out a full list of performers below.
Norah Jones continues her weekly Facebook Live sessions today at 1:00 pm EST, playing some of her own hits and covering classic cuts by other artists, from Hank Williams to Tom Waits.
Hip-hop heavyweights unite for the “Hip Hop Loves NY” live-stream, which kicks off at 6:00 pm EST on YouTube. Catch performances and appearances by Ice-T, Chuck D, Fab 5 Freddie, Naughty by Nature, Ja Rule and many more, that will be raising money for The Bronx Community Relief Center and SONOS Community Care.
Lil Wayne, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley and more are joining NFL’s Draft-a-Thon to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts. The live-stream begins off at 7:30 pm EST on the NFL’s Twitch, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as NFL.com and its app.
Teyana Taylor and Red Bull are hosting a live viewing party of the documentary Assembly Required: Teyana Taylor’s House of Petunia. Following the virtual screening of the doc, Teyana will take over Red Bull Music’s Instagram to conduct a 30-min live Q&A with her dance captain and fellow cast member, Coco Gilbert. Tune in a 6:00 pm PST here.
All of the Garden State greats are coming together to perform at the Jersey 4 Jersey Benefit Show in support the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, featuring appearances from Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Halsey, SZA, Charlie Puth and more on Wednesday, 22 April at 7:00 pm EST. It will be streamed on Apple Music and AppleTV app worldwide as well E Street Radio on SiriusXM, currently free on the SiriusXM app.
Earth Day Live, a three-day live-stream commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, will be held this year and feature a line-up of eco-conscious artists including Jason Mraz, Angélique Kidjo, Emily Wells, Aimee Mann, Ted Leo, Jack Johnson, Questlove, Talib Kweli, Beverly Bond, Madame Gandhi, Soul Clap and others. The event will be live from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm EST on 22, 23, 24 April and at www.earthdaylive2020.org and accessible to watch on platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.
Check out Portland songwriter, producer and pop prodigy Max Leone today on Universal Music Group’s Instagram Live series at 1:00pm PST.
“Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” featuring performances from Sheila E, The Revolution, Usher, Beck, Foo Fighters, Common, and many others airs tonight at 9:00 pm EST on CBS, and is also available to stream on CBS All Access.
Celebrate 4/20 this year with the first family of reggae as the Marley family is launching a 24-hour ‘KAYA Radio’ broadcast featuring 24-hours of joyful, audio-visual nuggets, including Marley’s beloved albums and concert footage from the artist and his family. Additionally, there will be plenty of fresh content, including episodes of the new docuseries, Bob Marley Legacy, messages from the Marley family, and new music videos. The broadcast, which kicks off at midnight EST on 20 April, is part of the year-long “Marley 75” celebrations.
Speaking of the Marleys, watch rising star Skip Marley kick off Essence magazine’s new Music Mondays series on their official Facebook Live at 3:00pm EST.
Celebrate 4/20 with the Highstream Festival, a coast-to-coast online 420 festival benefiting Coronavirus relief charities. Featuring a diverse musical line-up from Melissa Etheridge to the Pharcyde, The Disco Biscuits and More. Tune in on 4/20 at 4:00 pm EST via NUGS.TV and Youtube for a full day of music performances, online workshops, demos, and interactive panels.
Among the many 4/20 live-streams happening, there’s ‘Higher Together’ sponsored by Weed Maps, featuring performances by Wiz Khalifa, Berner, Cam’ron, Erykah Badu, Tycho, Stephen Marley, Billy Ray Cyrus and more make the move from Golden Gate Park to cyberspace. Tune in at 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST at Weedmaps’ 420 webpage.
To celebrate Dr Dre’s classic album The Chronic that arrived on streaming platforms today, Snoop Dogg is taking to Instagram Live for a special DJ set celebrating his epochal 1992 collaboration with Dr. Dre at 4:20 pm PST.
Metallica Mondays continue, this week the band is sharing their performance at Olympiapark München in Munich, Germany from 31 May 2015. Watch on their official Youtube channel.
World Health Organization and Global Citizen are teaming up for their massive worldwide live-stream special, One World: Together at Home, on Saturday to support and applaud healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19.
Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the jam-packed event features The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Usher, Victoria Beckham, Adam Lambert, Annie Lennox, Christine and the Queens, Common, Ellie Goulding, FINNEAS, Hozier, Jack Johnson, Jessie J, Jessie Reyez, Juanes, Lady Antebellum, Luis Fonsi, Niall Horan, Sheryl Crow, SuperM and The Killers. The star-studded event will be live-streamed and broadcast on local stations around the world.
Tune in this Saturday, when The Killers will be doing a live-stream on their Instagram Live, playing a few songs and answering fan questions. Reply to their tweet with song requests and questions.
Robyn will be kicking off her weekend with a Friday night dance party, and everyone is invited. The Swedish pop star will live-stream a DJ set beginning at 8:00 pm GMT on 17 April, fans can join the “Konichiwa TV” event on Robyn’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitch accounts.
Watch the stream of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ benefit concert celebrating Disney on Broadway’s 25th anniversary. The online playback will raise money for Broadway Cares’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, which is helping everyone in the theater and performing arts community impacted by the pandemic.
Ryan McCartan will host the stream live from his family’s home and will interview special Disney on Broadway stars, from their homes, throughout the evening.
Nathaniel Rateliff will be performing as part of 101 WKQX Concert Livestream on Facebook Live on Friday, tune in at 10:00 am PST.
LiveXLive Media is teaming up with TikTok for a 48-hour live-streamed festival, “Music Lives,” which will air on April 17-19 and benefit the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
The multi-genre event will feature more than 35 artists, including Anitta, Arcángel, Big Gigantic (DJ Set), Brytiago, Curtis Roach, DJ Bash, DJ Pope, Dr Fresch, Eladio Carrion, Fonseca, Gente De Zona, Gigolo y la Exce, Gioli & Assia, Kevvo, Elephante, Maddy O’Neal, Matoma, Maxi, Michigander, Mihali, Nahko, Nas, Nik West, No Suits, Rafa Pabon, Snbrn, Stefan Benz, Swae Lee, Tabi, The Funk Hunters, Trippie Redd, Two Feet, Two Friends and 10K.Caash. Beginning on Friday, 17 April, fans will have access to 48 hours of non-stop streaming performances from artist’s living rooms, backyards, private studios and hometowns on LiveXLive.com and its apps, as well as on TikTok and LiveXLive’s TikTok account.
K-pop sensations BTS will kick off their “Bang Bang Con” livestream concert series with four of eight classic shows, spread out over two nights. Watch the whole series on the official Bang Bang Con Youtube channel.
iHeartRadio will be hosting First Responders Fridays with Lewis Capaldi here at 7:00 pm EST.
The Black Crowes presents Brothers Of A Feather, a mini-doc featuring their recent performance at The Chapel in San Francisco. Watch the premiere stream live at 6:00 pm PST / 9:00pm ET on The Black Crowes YouTube Channel.
ABC have announced that Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Alan Menken, Elle Fanning, Josh Groban, Darren Criss, Tori Kelly and Marcus Scribner have all signed up for the star-studded Disney Family Singalong on 16 April. Additionally, the event will feature a performance of the High School Musical classic, “We’re All in This Together,” with Kenny Ortega and the cast of HSM, The Descendants and more.
Yungblud has announced his ‘The Yungblud Show’ will be making a return this week amid the coronavirus outbreak across the world. The second episode will be live-streamed on the artists’s official YouTube channel on Thursday, 16 April at 7am PST/3pm BST.
Norah Jones continues her weekly live stream series, where she’s been performing covers and debuting new material. Tune in today at 1:00 pm on her Facebook Live.
Luke Bryan is set to perform on Verizon’s weekly “Pay It Forward Live” series, beginning at 8:00 pm EST. The show will be available to stream on Verizon’s Twitter @Verizon, Yahoo, Verizon’s Facebook and YouTube pages, Fios Channel 501, AXS TV, FOX NOW or listen on iHeart and SiriusXM, and will be available for viewing for a week.
County duo Maddie & Tae will be doing a fan Q&A to talk about their new record The Way It Feels. Tune into their Facebook Live to watch.
MTV Unplugged at Home will be hosting Jewel at 4 p.m. ET here.
Metallica Mondays continue, this time the band is sharing their 2017 performance at the Outside Lands Festival to celebrate the 150th Birthday to Golden Gate Park! Watch on their official Youtube channel.
Code Orange’s livestream series “You And You Alone” continues tonight at 8:00 pm EST on the band’s Twitch channel. It will feature the band’s own Reba Meyers hosting a guitar clinic and playthrough Q&A with fans.
FCA Brands and Interscope Records will join forces every Monday night for a special #TogetherAtHome living room performance series. Each 30-minute broadcast will focus on one band, complete with a live performance, a Q&A session with fans, and more. Tune in tonight, when X Ambassadors kick off the series.
On Easter Sunday, Italian tenor and global music icon Andrea Bocelli will give a solo performance at the historic Duomo, the cathedral of Milan, Italy, representing a message of love, healing and hope to Italy and the world. Save the date on his official Youtube.
Tune in Saturday for Human To Human, a Facebook Live Benefit Event taking place on 11 April from noon to midnight ET. Working in conjunction with MusiCares and Sweet Relief Musicians Fund Viewers, the musical event
is raising money for the Plus 1 COVID-19 Relief Fund and will feature performances by Sam Nelson Harris of X Ambassadors, Butch Walker, Tori Kelly, Jewel, Skylar Grey and more.
Noisey and VICE are hosting Noisey Night In, a live-stream on 11 April to benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. Streaming on Noisey’s YouTube page starting at 5 pm EST this Saturday, Noisey Night In will feature some performances from Margo Price, Open Mike Eagle, Overcoats, Beabadoobee and more to be announced performing sets from the comfort of their own homes. All proceeds from the live-stream will go to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which is giving money to help with medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to music industry workers and artists dealing with sickness or a loss of steady work.
Three-time Grammy Award-nominated and BRIT award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter James Bay continues to give guitar lessons on Instagram Live Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 pm EST. This week he taught fan-favourite ‘Scars’, watch HERE.
Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert, the documentary about the annual music festival, hits streaming services on the date the festival’s first weekend was slated to begin.
Ruby Stewart and Rod Stewart will be live-streaming in partnership with WHO and Global Citizen at 2:00 pm EST on Instagram Live.
Join Questlove’s live-stream today at 5:00 pm PST, where he’ll be deejaying a virtual dance party as a part of WUF WEEK on Instagram Live.
DIY Mag‘s DIYsolation Festival kicks off featuring more than 20 artists (Pale Waves, Self Esteem) over three days.
JJ and Hana of The Overcoats are hosting an IG Live series Friday Night Fights, where they perform songs, host game shows and more in place of their scheduled spring tour.
Pop/R&B singer-songwriter Leyla Blue will be performing today as part of Boohoo’s #INTHEHOUSE Big Weekender series on Instagram Live. Tune in at 3:30pm EST to watch.
UK alternative outfit Easy Life is taking over Global Citizen today at 9:00 am PST/5:00pm BST for the ‘Together At Home Series’. Tune into Instagram Live to watch.
Rising soul singer Jac Ross will be performing for Youtube’s ‘Live @ Home’ series at 4:00 pm EST on YouTube.
London’s Royal Albert Hall has announced a new live-stream series, Royal Albert Home, that will stream a different performance each night from various artists’ homes while the venue is closed to the public. The first session, featuring Rufus Wainwright, takes place 9 April 9. Other performers lined up for Royal Albert Home include Baxter Dury, Peter Gregson, and Toby Thompson.
Colin Meloy of The Decemberists will be performing for ‘Live on KEXP at Home’ on the Seattle radio station’s official Youtube page.
The Buckleys’ second virtual tour date set kicks off at 7:00 pm EDT, and can be streamed via their YouTube page.
Mary J Blige will be live in conversation on Lifetime’s Facebook page at 8:00 p.m. EST to celebrate her new movie, The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel.
Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol will be performing live on the band’s Facebook page tonight at 8:05 pm BST. “You’ve been voting for what Snow Patrol songs you’d like to hear and I’ll play the top ten.”
Levi’s continues its 5:01 Live Instagram series with a DJ set from British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist SG Lewis at 5:01 pm, 8 April.
Legendary Roots’ guitarist, “Captain” Kirk Douglas continues his Youtube series ‘Guitar Stories w/ Captain Kirk’
that gives guitar players an inside look on how to play with your musical heroes. This week’s episode focuses on Stevie Wonder.
Tonight, music fans in the US can catch Lunch Without Borders – a special edition of the Australian-based Isol-Aid live-stream series. Beginning at 11:30 am AEST/9:30 pm EST, the two-hour-long event will feature eight 15-minute sets from a global line-up of artists, including Of Monsters And Men’s frontwoman Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell of the synth-pop duo Overcoats, and triple j Unearthed star George Alice.
Former Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman Henry Rollins has launched a new online radio show for KCRW that he’s dubbed “The Cool Quarantine”. The debut episode features a story about Rollins and his friend, Minor Threat and Fugazi frontman Ian MacKaye, seeing Led Zeppelin in 1977 — along with bootleg audio from the concert. Rollins also shares stories about the early days of Dischord Records. Tune in here.
Alessia Cara and H.E.R. teamed up for a cover of Amy Winehouse’s rendition of ‘Valerie’, with both singers recording separately in isolation. Watch it in full on Def Jam’s socials.
James Blake will continue to grace us with more performances on his Instagram Live at 1:00 pm PST. After previously covering Frank Ocean, Billie Eilish, Radiohead and Bill Withers, who knows what he’ll play next.
Tune in today to see Billy Raffoul perform live for the Global Citizen Together At Home series at 10:00 am PST/ 1:00 pm EST on Billy’s Instagram Live as part of Global Citizen’s initiative to promote social distancing and support WHO funding.
James Poyser is the man behind the keyboard on The Tonight Show, veteran music producer and longtime member of The Roots. Now James steps out from behind the piano and tells the stories of creating the music that shaped a generation on his new Youtube series Behind The Keys. From Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill to D’Angelo, Jill Scott, and Common, James had a hand in writing and playing on their everlasting hits. Watch the first episode featuring Mariah Carey here.
Tune in for another edition of Metallica Mondays, where they posts some of their classic performances. Today’s performance was filmed at Forum København in Copenhagen, Denmark on 22 July 22 2009. Watch all of them on the band’s Youtube page.
ACM Presents: Our Country will air on 5 April at 8:00 pm EST on CBS and will be available for streaming on CBS All-Access. The lineup includes Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown with John Legend, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.
Soul singer and songwriter Erykah Badu will present the newest instalment of her interactive live-stream series, Quarantine Concert Series, Apocalypse Two: The Rooms, on Sunday, 5 April at 8:00 pm EST.
The Struts released the first episode of their Sunday Service series via the band’s official YouTube. Filmed in their individual homes in Los Angeles, the premiere episode gives fans an exclusive look into the rock band’s everyday life in quarantine in Los Angeles, a recap of their recent Tour de California and a performance of ‘Stop’ by the Spice Girls that the guys shot while socially isolating.
Texan indie trio Surfaces will be performing live on their YouTube page at 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET, playing new music and raising money for Feeding America.
Australian trio The Buckleys start a North American Virtual tour via Live Nation’s Live From Home platform at 6:00 pm PT. Their four dates, 4, 9, 10 and 11 April, will each be streamed to a different region, as well as Live From Home, Live Nation Facebook and Country Megaticket. Click here to see all dates, locations and time details.
Virgin EMI continues their virtual Lockdown Live festival, with day two highlighting talent from the alternative scene on the Fools Gold Stage including rising neo-soul wonder Lily Moore, Olivia Dean, Twin Atlantic, Vera Blue, Sophie & The Giants and more.
UK singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé will perform today at 10:00 as part Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation’s ‘Live From Home’ series. Tune into her Instagram Live to watch.
Banks takes over Consequence of Sound’s Instagram staring at 9:00 am PST, giving fans a sneak peak into her own studio, new music and more.
MTV Unplugged is relaunching as a new live-stream series, MTV Unplugged at Home, that will broadcast artists performing over the internet. Performers include Alessia Cara, Shaggy, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge, Monsta X, Bazzi, CNCO and Finneas. Performances will be available to stream via MTV’s YouTube, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
Jimmy Eat World will be sharing an acoustic performance as part of Rebel Lounge’s ‘Empty Room’ gigs at 1:00pm PST. This Empty Room Gig was filmed at an empty Rebel Lounge prior to Arizona’s stay at home orders. Watch the performance on the band’s Youtube.
Miley Cyrus continues her Bright Minded Instagram Live series with A-list guests including Elton John, Jimmy Fallon, Selena Gomez and Kerry Washington starting at 2:30 pm EST.
Andrew Lloyd Webber will launch “The Shows Must Go On!” initiative Friday evening at 7:00 pm GMT with a 2000 adaptation of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, starring Richard Attenborough, Joan Collins and Donny Osmond. Every Friday for the next several weeks, a new musical will launch on “The Shows Must Go On!” YouTube channel, and be available to stream for 48 hours.
Virgin EMI will be hosting their own ‘Lockdown Live’, a multi-genre ‘live’ music experience put together in support of Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The three day virtual music festival is 3- 5 April and will in include performances by Alessia Cara, The Vamps, SG Lewis, Twin Atlantic and more.
Hozier is the latest act on the Billboard Live At Home series on their Facebook live, where he will be raising money for the Downtown Women’s Shelter in Los Angeles. Tune in 2:00 pm PST.
Rave from home this weekend with both Gryffin and Louis the Child (among many others), who will be kicking off separate days of the massive Digital Mirage online music festival. The festival runs from Friday, 3 April through Sunday, 5 April, with each set starting at noon and going all day into the wee hours of the morning.
They will be starting up the festival line-up on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Louis the Child will be playing a special Playground Radio set, while Gryffin’s will come to you from a picturesque spot on the cliffs of Malibu. This is being put on in collaboration with Proximity, Trap Nation, and Los Angeles based dance promoter Brownies & Lemonade, with all proceeds going to the Sweet Relief Foundation.
E Street alum and long-time host of Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Steve Van Zandt has just announced plans for a special series of radio shows he’s dubbing ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection’ that will air on his SiriusXM channel and syndicated terrestrial radio show starting 3 April. The show will feature “classic interviews” with Brian Wilson, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen.
On Friday at 4:00 pm PST, Light In The Attic Records will present a streaming concert featuring home performances from over 20 incredible artists, including Jarvis Cocker, Azar Lawrence, Jim James, Fred Armisen, Brazilian icon Marcos Valle, Ben Gibbard, Devendra Banhart and Japanese ambient pioneers Inoyama Land. While the live stream is free, donations will be encouraged – all of which will go directly to MusicCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. To learn more, visit their website.
Kash Doll will be performing as part of Billboard Live At-Home series on Facebook Live at 3:00 pm EST/12:00 pm PST, followed by Hozier at 5:00 pm EST/2:00 pm PST. Tune in to Billboard’s Facebook page to watch live.
Australian sibling trio The Buckleys are premiering the first episode in a three-part documentary series chronicling their musical journey. Tune into their Youtube channel on Friday at 6:30 pm PST / 12:30 pm NSW (band’s local time).
Pop duo Oh Wonder will be performing live tonight on their Instagram as part of their new series, #OWAtHome, where every night at 8:00 pm GMT/4:00 pm EST, they perform a song from one of their three albums.
Legendary Cash Money Records producer and DJ Mannie Fresh will be live-streaming his “Virus Killaz” set on his Instagram live, starting at 5:00pm PST.
Tune into the Motown Museum’s Instagram channel for a Motown DJ Dance Party featuring Carl “DJ iNViSiBLE” Hollier mixing Motown faves for an hour starting at 9:00 pm EST.
The Uncancelled Music Festival, which brings together musicians, fans and venues from around the globe for a virtual concert experience, launches today at 12:00 pm PST. Virtual stage lineups will be curated by established music venues, while artists will pop in from time to time to perform from home. Fans can purchase tickets to each stage and tip the performing artists and venues, while a portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Fresh off their Jimmy Kimmel live performance Tove Lo and Sean Paul will be doing a live Q&A with fans on Instagram live to talk about their hit collab ‘Calling On Me’ at 3:00 pm EST.
Gloria Gaynor will be performing at 3:00 pm EST for her ‘Together At Home Concert’ on Instagram Live as part of Global Citizen and WHO’s fundraising live-stream series.
Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic is streaming live from his living room to support small businesses for Verizon’s ‘Pay It Forward LIVE’ series at 5:00 pm PST. Fans can watch live on Verizon’s Twitter, Twitch and Fios channels.
To celebrate Elton John’s birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery has announced its first-ever virtual showcase opening on April 2, Elton John – Music’s Most Dazzling and Enduring Superstar in the exclusive online exhibition “SIR: A Retrospective of Rock Royalty”.
Legendary Bronx rapper-turned producer and DJ Lord Finesse will be spinning a tribute set to James Brown on his Instagram Live at 9:00 pm EST. “Doing a tribute to James Brown playing music performed by, produced by and influenced by The Godfather himself! Tune in, vibe out,” he shared on socials.
Country star Jon Pardi will be performing live on Instagram and Facebook at 8:30 pm CT.
Migos will be celebrating Quavo’s birthday with a live-stream at 5:00 pm PST on Quavo’s Instagram page.
Fast-rising English singer-songwriter Sam Fender will be playing a set for Isolation Nation Live on the LADBIBLE Facebook page tonight, 1 April, at 8:00 pm GMT, in aid of the British Red Cross and its on-going fight against coronavirus.
Levi’s continues their 5:01 LIVE concert series to “bring you live performances from some of your favourite artists” every weekday at 9:01 PM EST on their Instagram. On Thursday, Norwegian singer and songwriter Sigrid will be performing, as well as Questlove from The Roots.
UK singer-songwriter and guitarist James Bay continues his guitar lesson series on Instagram Live on Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 pm EST/10:00 am PST. Tune in today.
The Fader’s DIGITAL FORT continues today for Day 2, featuring nine hours of performances starting at 10:00 am EST, including Jamila Woods, Sofi Tukker, Waxahatchee x Kevin Morby, SG Lewis, BigKlit and more. Visit the official site for each day’s line-up.
The Killers will be doing a Q&A with fans at Radiodotcom’s Instagram Live at 4:00 pm EST. Tune in to find out more about their new album Imploding The Mirage.
Tank and Norm from NOLA favourites Tank and the Bangas are teaming up with Billboard to raise money for New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic with a Billboard Live At-Home performance at 10:00 am PST. Tune in to watch, ask questions, request songs and donate to a good cause.
UK electronic outfit Metronomy have launched Metronomy TV – the band’s IG Live show. The first show will take place today at 11:15 am PST / 2:15 pm EST and will recur regularly. Tune in on the band’s Instagram.
Darkchild Records/Island Records signee and soul singer Jac Ross will be performing live as part of Youtube’s @ Home Series today at 4:00 pm EST. Tune into his official Youtube profile to watch.
Def Jam Recordings will be going live on their Instagram tonight with SVP of A&R Noah Preston and executive producer of Jhené Aiko’s amazing new album Chilombo, Brian Warfield to discuss the creative process around the album and taking submissions from aspiring beatmakers and artists.
For the first time in its history, FADER FORT is going online, bringing together over 40 acts for their two day-long broadcast Digital FORT on Tuesday 31 March and Wednesday 1 April, 10:00 am -7:00 pm EST.
Catch performances from Jessie Reyez,007 Shake, Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes, Phantogram and more.
Jimmy Kimmel Live returns, this time the show will be live from Kimmel’s house with surprise musical guests.
The X Ambassadors will be performing on Instagram Live as part of the Global Citizen and the World Health Organization at 3:00 pm PST.
Melissa Etheridge invites fans to join her these next couple weeks on Facebook Live for a sing-along get-together. Tune in at 3:00 pm PST/6:00 pm EST/10:00 pm GMT.
Cold War Kids will be performing live and chatting with fans on Billboard’s Live At-Home Facebook sessions to raise money for My Friend’s Place, an LA-based non-profit that aids homeless youth at 10:00 am PST.
SiriusXM has announced it will allow free access to its more than 300+ channels of news, music and information to anyone in North America through its SiriusXM app and online through 15 May. In addition, they’re reviving the Billy Joel and Dave Matthews Band Radio channels along with updating their #StayHome Radio channel.
James Corden is hosting #Homefest at 10:00 pm EST featuring performances from Billie Eilish with Finneas, Andrea Bocelli, BTS, David Blaine, Dua Lipa and John Legend. The virtual event will be streamed on Facebook and Instagram and will be raising money for charity. It will also be available to watch on CBS.
Metallica launched a new online concert series on 23 March titled ‘Metallica Mondays’, where the band streamed the complete video of one of their live shows for fans on the group’s YouTube channel and on Facebook every week.
UK singer-songwriter JP Cooper announces the iSOULation sessions, where he will be performing on Instagram Live at 3:00 pm EST for the next three Mondays. JP Cooper recently covered Billie Eilish’s ‘everything I wanted’, and Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’, where he played all of the parts himself.
Dermot Kennedy will be performing live from home on Billboard’s Facebook today at 10:00 am PST/6:00 pm GMT in support of the NYC non-profit fighting the twin crises of AIDS and homelessness. Viewers can donate directly via Facebook.
Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino recorded a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s 1982 hit ‘I’m On Fire’ from her living room and shared it on her socials. “Playing guitar is one of my biggest insecurities and it’s literally my job lol. I hope this soothes you or does whatever you might need for it to do.”
Elton John and iHeartMedia host the Living Room Concert for America, a live concert series benefiting those impacted by coronavirus. The hour-long special includes performances by Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish, the Backstreet Boys, Alicia Keys, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Sam Smith, Tim McGraw, Camila Cabello, HER, Dave Grohl and more. Stars such as Demi Lovato, Lizzo, Ciara, Ellen DeGeneres, Melissa McCarthy, Ryan Seacrest, and more are also scheduled to make appearances as well.
Amazon Music and gaming giant Twitch have joined forces for ‘Twitch Stream Aid’, a 12-hour charity live-stream kicking off this Saturday 28 March at 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PST on Twitch. The line-up includes Barry Gibb, Ellie Goulding, Ryan Tedder of One Direction, Monsta-X, Diplo, Joe Jonas, Michael McDonald, Charlie Puth and Die Antwoord, among others.
Elbow kicked off their #ElbowRooms series today with a live-streamed performance of ‘Weightless’, off their 2019 studio album, Giants Of All Sizes. The band will continue to perform #ElbowRooms sessions every Friday across socials and YouTube while in isolation and are encouraging song requests from fans.
UK pop songstress Jessie J will be celebrating her birthday with a special ‘Live At Home’ performance to raise money for WHO and Unicef. The live-stream will be on her Instagram Live on At 12:00 pm PST / 3:00 pm EST. “I’m throwing on a catsuit and singing some songs in my house to raise spirits and money for those in need in this crazy time!”
Global Citizen’s #TogetherAtHome series continues with the following artists performing via Instagram Live: Goodluck (2:00 pm EST), Falana (2:30 pm EST), Ingrid Andress (3:00 pm EST), Carla Morrison (3:30 pm EST), Elijah Blake (4:00 pm ET), The Lumineers (4:30 pm EST), Barenaked Ladies (6:00 pm EST) and Ha*ash (7:00 pm EST).
Disclosure are hosting another Kitchen Mix live stream via Instagram and YouTube. This one airs at 4:00 pm EST on their Self Isolation FM “station”.
Global Citizen’s #TogetherAtHome series continues with the following artists performing via Instagram Live: Kygo (2:00 pm EST), Noah Cyrus (3:00 pm EST), Caroline Jones ft. Jimmy Buffett (4:00 pm EST), Lang Lang (4:00 pm EST), Kevin Garrett (4:30 m EST), Jon Batiste (5:00 pm EST), Ty Dolla Sign (6:00 pm EST), and DJ Cassidy (11:00 pm EST).
TIDAL continues their week-long streaming series from their archives every day at noon EST. Today’s features include Lizzo, Rosalia, The Chainsmokers, Bazzi, Dermot Kennedy, and more
Margaret Glaspy, who recently released her sophomore album Devotion, will be performing at 1:00 pm EST on Instagram, every day this week.
Laura Marling is giving guitar lessons – dubbed ‘Isolation Guitar Tutorials’ on Instagram every Thursday and Sunday at 3:00 pm EST.
Taking Back Sunday will be performing at 6:00 pm EST on Twitch, as part of Bandsintown’s LIVE Music Marathon.
Neil Finn of Crowded House is streaming live audio “most afternoons” via Fangradio.
UK singer-songwriter James Bay announced he’ll be giving guitar lessons of some of his songs via Instagram Live. The first lesson will take place today at 1:00 pm EST.
Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb, who surprised fans today with an acoustic performance of her 1994 hit song, ‘Stay (I Missed You)’, will be live streaming three times a week, sharing music and conversation across her socials. On Wednesdays at 11:00 am PST, Loeb will perform a children’s singalong from her YouTube, and will share ideas about to keep youngsters entertained at home. On Fridays at 11:00 am PST, Loeb will appear on Instagram Live for performances, Q&As and more, while she can also be found on Facebook Live every Sunday at 11:00 am, for additional discussions and music. Visit her website for more info.
Gibson has announced a new streaming initiative, which will offer exclusive content from the world’s best guitarists, including ZZ Top, Warren Haynes and Slash. “Gibson HomeMade Sessions” will be available on Gibson TV, with additional content offered across the iconic instrument brand’s socials. Visit Gibson’s website for more info.
Def Jam also recently launched their new Instagram Live series called ‘Def Talks’. This week will be hosted by
Jadakiss with special guest Dave East. Jadakiss checks in with Dave on music, movies, fitness, food and life thus far in quarantine. Visit Jadakiss’ Instagram to watch now.
TikTok will kick off its “Happy At Home” livestreaming series tonight at 5:00 pm PST. The week-long event will include a broad line-up of programming – from motivational talks and cooking classes, to live concerts and thoughtful conversations. Expect appearances by Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Jason Derulo, Troye Sivan, Yungblud, Lauv and more. Visit TikTok’s Discover page and click on the “Happy at Home” banner to tune in.
Today, in partnership with Global Citizen and the WHO, Ziggy Marley performed an uplifting, 30-minute #TogetherAtHome acoustic set. Joined by his children, Marley kicked off the show with ‘Family Time’, the title track off his Grammy Award-winning children’s album. Stream the entire performance on Marley’s Instagram.
Inspired by legendary DJ D-Nice’s epic long 10-hour set on Saturday titled #ClubQuarantine, The Roots’ Questlove went to his Instagram Live and played slow jams for nearly four hours. Quest dubbed the session #QuestLoversRock, and even wore a Sade sweater during his set.
Tune in tonight at 9:00 pm EST/ 6:00 pm PDT to OneRepublic’s Facebook and Instagram pages to see a special Bud Light Dive Bar concert (Home Edition) from the guys’ studio.
Ryan and Brent will perform a number of songs acoustically, sharing stories, answering questions from fans, and will be dialling up a few special guests as well. In addition, OneRepublic and Bud Light will be making a contribution to the Red Cross.
The Struts will broadcast the second episode of their ‘Quarantine Radio’ at 7:30 pm PST on their Instagram. Episodes will air at the same time every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and feature curated music, livestream performances, Q&As and more. The band is also sharing plenty of other impromptu content on Instagram throughout their self-isolation, including instrument tutorials.
Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol is offering some solace to his Irish brethren in lockdown with a live acoustic performance on the band’s Instagram Live on 21 March at 7:00 pm GMT. This is the second session from the frontman, whose first IG live performance saw over 30 thousand people tune in.
Telemundo has recently announced it will air live music event Concierto en Casa across all platforms on Saturday night. The event has already secured A-list Latino artists including Luis Fonsi, Alejandro Sanz, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, CNCO, Prince Royce, Reik, Sofia Reyes, Carlos Vives, Wisin, Jesse and Joy, Alejandra Guzmán and Mau y Ricky. The first-of-its-kind all virtual music special will debut 21 March at 7:00 pm. ET on the network and its streaming counterpart.
Erykah Badu has announced she’ll hosting a livestream concert series from her bedroom this weekend. The R&B icon shared details on her Instagram, announcing Apocalypse One, an interactive livestream experience where, for one dollar, fans will be able to view the concert and choose what songs the singer will perform.
“We gotta keep moving, y’all. We gotta keep this thing going,” Badu said in the post. “We’re a community of artists who our survival depends on performing…Stay tuned. We’ll let you know the rest of the details very, very soon.”
Tune into Shawn Mendes’ Instagram account at 3:00 pm PST to watch him perform live with Camila Cabello, in support of Global Citizen’s #TogetherAtHome movement with the WHO.
TIDAL is offering hours of free concert footage to members and non-members all day today. “At Home With TIDAL” will feature performances by the likes of JAY-Z, Beyoncé, J Cole, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj and many more. Learn more here, or head over to TIDAL to begin watching.
The Relix Channel will offer a free stream of last month’s all-star tribute to blues legend, BB King at 8:00 pm EST. The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute to BB King features performances from some of the biggest names in modern blues, including Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes, Steve Cropper, John Scofield, Bobby Rush and more. Visit The Relix Channel for more info.
Ellie Goulding has announced she’ll be giving a special acoustic performance on the Lad Bible Instagram page today at 1:00 pm PDT/ 4:00 pm EDT/8:00 pm GMT in association with the British Red Cross.
“Join me on Facebook at 8pm. I’ll be performing a few songs live with LadBible. We’ll also be supporting the British Red Cross in aid of those affected by the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Hope you can join us.”
While her tour has been postponed that’s not stopping Mandy Moore from performing tunes from her new album Silver Landings. She’ll be performing live from her living room on Instagram at 4:00 pm ET, along with her husband Taylor Goldsmith, playing a selection of songs from her new record, along with songs by his band Dawes.
SiriusXM will kick off a Virtual Ultra Music Festival, featuring exclusive live DJ sets from artists who were originally scheduled to perform at one of EDM’s biggest events, including Afrojack, Gryffin, Armin van Buuren, Major Lazer and many more. The limited-run channel will be available from Friday, 20 March at 5:00 pm EDT through Monday, 23 March on SiriusXM’s channel 52.
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn will perform a “Banjo House Lockdown” live from their home in Nashville at 7:00pm EST. They offered fans a taste on St. Patrick’s Day, playing the traditional Irish tune ‘Molly Malone’ (with backup vocals from their children Juno and Theo). Watch the video on YouTube.
Beginning tonight at 8:00 pm EST, the Grammy Award-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band, fronted by married couple Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, will kick off their Swamp Family TV series. The first episode will feature the band’s Red Rocks show from 26 July 2019. Stay tuned every Thursday night for more highlights from their archives. Watch for free on the band’s Facebook or YouTube.
Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion might have been cancelled, but listeners can still enjoy the festival’s line-up from the comfort of their homes, thanks to the “‘Til Further Notice” livestream, taking place Thursday evening at 7:00 pm EST. Artists include Margo Price and Jeremy Ivey, Jewel, Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Lukas Nelson, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and, of course, Willie Nelson. To stream “‘Til Further Notice”, visit their website.
Beginning tonight at 8:30 pm PST, pop singer-songwriter Conan Gray will celebrate the release of his debut LP, Kid Krow, out tomorrow on Republic Records. Gray will stream performances and Q&A sessions across different platforms all weekend long. Visit Gray’s Instagram for details.
Norah Jones just performed a cover of Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Patience’ on her home piano and urged fans on Twitter to make a donation to MusicCares or Feeding America.
Universal Music Argentina and their live music and management division, GTS, have launched #Musicaencasa (MusicInYourHouse): an ongoing livestream series that will feature established and emerging artists from Argentina and beyond. Performances take place on Instagram, Facebook or YouTube at 3:00 pm EST every day. At the end of every livestream, artists will promote the following day’s line-up. Follow #Musicaencasa on YouTube, or learn more here.
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of The Indigo Girls – who cancelled tour dates around their forthcoming album, Look Long – will stream a concert and Q&A session on Thursday at 6:00 pm EDT via their Facebook page. In a statement, Ray and Saliers said, “People are feeling scared, isolated, uncertain and unmoored…We can still play music, and we are really looking forward to connecting with you on Facebook and playing a low-key, homegrown set of songs and talking to people directly through Q&A.” Look Long, which was originally slated to drop 24 April, will now be released 22 May on Rounder Records. Two singles from the LP, ‘S__t Kickin’’ and ‘Change My Heart’, are available now.
Niall Horan will be performing on his Instagram Live for another virtual #TogetherAtHome session at 1:00 pm PT as part of the Global Citizen partnership with the World Health Organisation. Following Horan’s performance, rapper Common will also be doing a live mini-concert on his Instagram Live at 2:30 pm PT, in support of Global Citizen and WHO.
Brian Wilson has kicked off Rolling Stone’s new IGTV series In My Room, which will air at 3:00 pm EST every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Each episode will feature a different artist performing a set from home. The series will span all genres and eras – from legacy favourites to up-and-coming acts. In their series announcement today, Rolling Stone said, “We’re all experiencing this pandemic in different ways – and we’re all in this together. Artists need our support, and they can also help get us through troubled times. We’re looking forward to giving fans a glimpse into the many ways music can help and heal.”
R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe shared a video PSA to fans, along with a few lines of ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ on his website. “I do feel fine. I feel okay,” he said. “The important part of that lyric, that song title, is ‘As We Know It.’ We’re about to go through – we are going through something that none of us have ever encountered before and that is, of course, the coronavirus. And it’s real and it’s serious and it’s here.” On Friday, it was reported that the band’s 1987 hit was officially back on the charts.
On Tuesday, Rufus Wainwright shared the first in a series of daily Instagram performances from his home, which he is calling “Musical Everydays”. In his video post, the singer-songwriter played ‘Grey Gardens’ off his 2001 album, Poses, and captioned, “In these dire times, I want to share some music with you all from the warmth and comfort of our home in Los Angeles. Hopefully you’re at your homes with your loved ones as well. We have to stay positive and I feel that music and art are a large part of what gets us through times like these. It’s even more essential to be reminded about what it really means to be human: compassionate, caring, creative. From now on, until the end of this isolation, I will record a song a day.”
Country star Luke Combs performed a live set on his Instagram and Facebook, and pledged to do a weekly live stream during this period of isolation. The performance can be re-watched on both platforms. Combs, who was initially scheduled to tour in support of his No.1 album, What You See Is What You Get, debuted a new song, ‘What Do You Do When It Rains?’, and covered Tracy Chapman’s 1988 hit, ‘Fast Car’.
Keith Urban performed a 30-minute set from his basement (wife Nicole Kidman joined him as well). The video, which can still be accessed via Urban’s Instagram, also featured backing from Jeff Linsenmaier. The ‘God Whispered Your Name’ artist was scheduled to host the ACM Awards on 5 April (which will now take place in September).
John Legend is among the artists who teamed up with Global Citizen to launch the “Together At Home” concert series. Joined by wife Chrissy Teigen (and later their daughter Luna) at his home piano, Legend performed a 30-minute set on Instagram Live. The show can now be watched via IGTV on Legend’s account. Follow #TogetherAtHome for future concert announcements.
Yungblud performed a 7:00 am “S_ _t’s Weird Keep Calm And Carry On” concert with his full band and fielded questions from fans around the world, following the cancellation of his tour. Watch the full set on his YouTube page.
Latin superstars Juanes and Alejandro Sanz, who were each separately scheduled to perform in Colombia, teamed up for a jam session at the Art House Miami studio. The entire performance can be viewed on YouTube.
Austin City Limits are making its online archives available for free as the coronavirus crisis continues. The long-running music series has made all of its archived shows available to watch including ones by Billie Eilish, Arctic Monkeys, The Raconteurs and Rosalía, among others.
Amid the lockdown in Paris, La Blogothèque has made all of its Soirées de Poches (Pocket Parties) series, shot in people’s apartments, to YouTube for free. Featuring St Vincent, Andrew Bird, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Feist, Mac DeMarco and more.
Stay tuned for daily updates.