Live Streams & Concerts to Watch
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Live Streams & Concerts to Watch

Thu Dec 31 8:00 PM
Live Streams
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As the nation adjusts to the new reality, several artists and musical institutions are taking the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times. The entertainment world has come together during this time and thanks to their dedication and creativity, there are plenty of things you can watch from the comfort of your couch.


Upcoming Performances: 

  • June 9Dierks Bentley is the latest star to host his own Songwriter Session for the Country Music Hall of Fame. The country singer will take over the Hall of Fame's Instagram Live at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT, sharing stories behind his biggest hits along with an intimate audience Q&A between songs.
  • June 10: Pearl Jam, Ben Gibbard, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Macklemore, Dave Matthews, and more Seattle musicians are participating in the All in WA streaming concert to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts across Washington state. The concert, which will air on the local NBC affiliates, can be streamed on Amazon's Twitch channel, and will be available on Amazon Prime after it airs. 
  • June 12: Dirty Heads will perform a live-streamed Home -- Phantoms of Summer concert at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT live on Veeps. Following their recent Livestream of 2012's Cabin by the Sea, the band's follow-up set will include songs from their 2013 third album with a portion of proceeds from each ticket sale going directly to the ACLU to raise money for the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • June 14BTS is set for their much-anticipated Bang Bang Con the Live later this week. The 90-minute online concert will be a pay-per-view experience the ARMY has been waiting for after the K-pop septet canceled their planned world tour due to the coronavirus shutdown. For American fans, the show will require some serious, middle-of-the-night dedication: the event begins at 5 a.m. ET/ 2 a.m. PT.
  • June 25:  Electric Blockaloo is set to feature a stacked lineup of more than 300 artists including Bedouin, Jauz, Justin Martin Nicole Moudaber, Getter, GryffinTokimonsta, Walker & Royce and many more, all hosting stages built inside the game Minecraft June 25-28. The event is 18+, and those interested need to get on artists' guest lists to get a link before the event.
  • June 27:  Josh Groban will relive his hits in an intimate career-spanning Livestream concert, starting at 4 p.m. ET. Tickets for the virtual event will first go on sale on June 1 at 4 p.m. ET exclusively for the Friends Of Josh Groban, while the general on-sale begins June 3 at 4 p.m. ET on JoshGroban.com. Ticketholders will receive an access code to the live stream that's good for 48 hours at the start of the concert. They can also purchase limited VIP bundles with special merch, including an official event tee with $5 of each sale benefiting Josh's Find Your Light Foundation

 
Past Performances:

  • June 6: 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.
  • May 24The annual National Memory Day Concert that traditionally airs from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol will switch to a virtual event. Hosted by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the PBS concert will feature new performances and tributes filmed around the country to honor the military as well as heroes on the frontline of the pandemic crisis. Among those appearing will be Gen. Colin Powell, Cynthia Erivo, Renee Fleming, Trace Adkins, CeCe Winans, Kelli O'Hara, Mary McCormack, the National Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Jackson, Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, and Esai Morales. Starting at 8 p.m. ET, the concert will stream on Facebook, YouTube, and on PBS
  • May 21Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic, Ellie Goulding, Steve Martin, and the Steep Canyon Rangers, Sam Smith, 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 p.m. on NBC
  • May 16: Roberta Flack will be hosting a live listening party of her songs. The event, which kicks off at 3:00 p.m. EST on Rhino's YouTube page, will benefit Feed the Children. "Children need us now more than ever," Flack said in a statement. "We want to be sure that people who need food get it. Each of us can give something. Please give help, connect, and sing a mighty song of love, compassion, and care. We're in this together and helping each other. Love is a song!" 
  • May 16: Tones And I, Missy Higgins, Pierce Brothers, and The Jezabels are among the artists lined up for the inaugural Recharge 2020 Festival. A partnership of streaming event specialist Delivered Live and Victorian Government, the virtual concert is said to represent “the best of Victoria, from its farms to its pubs, from its estuaries to its kitchens,” and will beam out on YouTube from 12:00 p.m. AEST on Sunday, May 17 (10:00 p.m. EST May 16). Also performing will be The Black Sorrows, Archie Roach, Ainslie Wills, Dallas Frasca, Fanny Lumsden, Hannah Blackburn, Thando, and wagons. Visit deliveredlive.com.au or rechargevic.com.au for more. 
  • May 16: Tones And I, Missy Higgins, Pierce Brothers, and The Jezabels are among the artists lined up for the inaugural Recharge 2020 Festival. A partnership of streaming event specialist Delivered Live and Victorian Government, the virtual concert is said to represent “the best of Victoria, from its farms to its pubs, from its estuaries to its kitchens,” and will beam out on YouTube from 12:00 p.m. AEST on Sunday, May 17 (10:00 p.m. EST May 16). Also performing will be The Black Sorrows, Archie Roach, Ainslie Wills, Dallas Frasca, Fanny Lumsden, Hannah Blackburn, Thando, and wagons. Visit deliveredlive.com.au or rechargevic.com.au for more. 
  • May 15: Guitar hero Tommy Emmanuel, chart-topping former The Voice Australia winner Karise Eden, and veteran blues-rockers The Black Sorrows join the lineup for Bandwidth, a virtual concert streamed live on Facebook at 7 pm AEST (5 am ET). An encore screening is set for May 16, 2020, at 10 pm ET. Bandwidth was born out of Australia's Blues on Broadbeach festival, which has been scrapped this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • May 15: Miley Cyrus is scheduled to perform her song "The Climb" during Facebook and Instagram's Celebrate the Class of 2020 event in honor of graduating seniors who have had their commencement ceremonies canceled because of the pandemic. The ceremony will also feature words of wisdom from Lil Nas X, Awkwafina, and others, as well as a commencement speech by Oprah Winfrey. It begins at 2:00 p.m. EST and can be streamed on Facebook
  • May 5: 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 May 5 at 5 p.m. EST. The event is free to watch but viewers will be encouraged to make donations.
  • May 4: The New York Guitar Festival kicks off 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 May 4. The festival continues daily and ends on May 15. Donations will benefit the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.
  • May 1 | 4 pm PT/7 pm ET: Kenny Chesney to celebrate the launch of his album “Here and Now” with a Livestream (Facebook
  • April 29 | 9 am PT/12pm ET: James Bay (Instagram)
  • April 29 | 4 pm PT/7 pm ET: Oculus + Supersphere Presents Offset and Friends: Offset will team up with fellow hip-hop artists Young Thug, Rich the Kid, and SAINt JHN for a special OFFSET AND FRIENDS performance. This event will support the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) (Facebook)
  • April 30 | 1 pm PT/4 pm ET: Norah Jones (Facebook)
  • April 30 | 2 pm PT/5 pm ET: Stay at Home with Radiohead - a live show from the archives every Thursday (YouTube
  • April 27LL 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.
  • April 24, 25 + 26: Digital music festival Room Servicekicks off April 24-26, with performances by Yungblud, Channel Tres, Pink Sweat$, Chromeo, Zeds Dead, Borgore, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Gallant, Griz, Mt. Joy, Trevor Daniel, RAC, Jeremy Zucker, Shallou & more (full lineup here). Proceeds from the event will go directly to COVID-19 relief efforts, including Sweet Relief and Feeding America.
  • April 21: Third Eye Blind are performing live during their "Quarantine Kitchen Sessions" every Tuesday at varying times on the band's Instagram account to promote social distancing. 
    • Tuesday, April 21: Luke Combs with Brett Kissel, Tenille Townes, and The Washboard Union
    • Wednesday, April 22: Lady Antebellum with Meghan Patrick, The Reklaws, and Dean Brody
  • April 18: The Killers will conduct a Q&A and performance on Instagram Live starting at 3 p.m. EST
  • April 10: Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert, the documentary about the annual music festival, hits streaming services on the date it was originally supposed to open. 
  • April 11: Facebook Live will be hosting Human to Human, a benefit event from noon to midnight EST. Confirmed performances include Alec Benjamin, Andrew McMahon, Butch Walker, Grouplove, Hunter Hayes, Jensen McRae, Jewel, Lauren Daigle, Lucie Silvas, Nicolas Petricca (Walk The Moon), Sam Nelson Harris (X Ambassadors), Skylar Grey, Tim McIlrath (Rise Against), Tori Kelly and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit PLUS1's COVID-19 Relief Fund working in conjunction with MusiCares and Sweet Relief. Viewers will be to contribute via Facebook's Donate feature or by texting PLUS1H2H to 50155. 


Weekly Performances: 

  •  The City Winery is offering a special gift idea for Father’s Day.  This One’s On Me, Dad gives you the chance to treat dad to a mini show and personalized message from his favorite musician.  Artists include Anders Osborne, Matthew Sweet, Dave Hollister, David Broza, Edwin McCain, and more.  Orders must be in by midnight on June 10 to give artists time to do the recordings. Give your Dad the gift of music here. 
  • Lollapalooza opens up their archives so you can watch past performances from all of their fests held around the world.  Thursdays and Sundays, Lolla From The Vault and Perry’s Power Hour will be streamed from their YouTube channel and benefits Crew Nation, a non-profit powered by The Music Forward Foundation, to raise money for all the crew members who help put on the festivals and concerts you attend.
  • Indigo Girls do an all-request Livestream every Thursday at 7 p.m. to benefit different charities.  Request songs and watch the Livestream here. 
  • Jewel presents Live from San Quarantine: Music & Mental Health every Thursday at 6 p.m. Watch the Livestream here. 
  • Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones Livestream their upbeat rockabilly tunes every Monday at 7 p.m.  Watch the Livestream here. 
  • Diplo offers themed #COVIDseries sets every Friday and Saturday. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Major Lazer offers themed #COVIDseries sets every Sunday. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Radiohead hosts a series of weekly livestreams every Thursday on YouTube. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Edwin McCain does McCain Mondays – Live from Fast Eddie’s Christmas Corona Lounge, a concert and fundraiser every week at 8 p.m.  Beneficiaries vary from week to week.  Watch the Livestream here. 
  • Frank Turner has been doing weekly benefit streams from his home. Currently, he’s doing an #IndependentVenueLove series to benefit small music venues that are near and dear to him. Watch the Livestream here
  • Tony Lucca, known for his stints on “The Voice” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” does livestreams every Sunday and Wednesday on social media. Watch his Facebook Livestream here and his Instagram Livestream here.
  • Marc Roberge from O.A.R. does a live Instagram show called “I Feel Home with Marc” every Sunday at 4 p.m. Watch the Livestream here
  • Grouplove performs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Instagram Live. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Dave Koz does All Requests Fridays on his Facebook page. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Dillon Francis hosts weekly livestreams, including Taco Tuesdays and Humpday Heaters in addition to appearing Saturdays on Diplo’s Coronight Fever. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Dolly Parton continues her “Goodnight with Dolly” series, reading children’s books from her Imagination Library every Thursday at 7 p.m. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Kongos plan to do a Livestream every Friday on their Facebook page for a few songs then continuing over to their Patreon page for more exclusive content for their subscribers.
  • Folk-bluegrass-Americana band/duo Nell & Jim perform every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. here. 
  • Local fave Jimi Davies, best known as Jimi HaHa from his days with Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, performs fundraisers with his Quarantour 2020 Couch Concerts. Watch the Livestream here.
  • Frank Raines, who you might know as Dewey Elvis, hosts “Frank’s Friday Live at Five,” featuring dinner music from the ’50s, 60’s and ’70s. Watch the livestream here.

 

 

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