Basically no shows are happening due to the coronavirus outbreak (though some artists are doing livestreams instead), but if you’re already jonesing to see a show, or just need a brief distraction from the insanity of the world right now, thankfully there’s YouTube which has an amazing array of live footage from throughout the history of pop music, from clips from concert films, TV performances and other pro-shot footage, to tons of fan-shot video from shows. If you’re looking for a place to start, we’ve been picking some of our favorites. Here are five more:

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers on 'TopPop' 1978

Jonathan Richman's many charms almost always come off better live than on record (as good as some of those are). There's a sincerity that takes you off guard and really wins you over, even when some of the songs are a little goofy, as you can see on this 1978 performance on Dutch television. Jojo's the best. Bill Pearis

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Cate Le Bon @ Pitchfork 2019

Cate Le Bon's tour for her 2019 album Reward featured a killer band, with two saxophones at times for maximum skronk but still very tight. She and the band sounded great at Pitchfork 2019 (the 2020 edition got canceled, as did Cate and Kurt Vile's spring tour), almost entirely focusing on songs from Reward. "Home to You" and "Mother's Mother's Magazines" sound especially great. Bill Pearis

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Erykah Badu on VH1 Soul Stage - 2008

Erykah Badu's on the mind since she and Jill Scott took the music internet by storm with their Verzuz battle over the weekend, so here's a classic live video of her to keep all the Erykah Badu going. She taped this concert in 2008 for VH1's Soul Stage, and she sounded fantastic. Her ace band and backing singers make for a rich, lush, multi-layered sound, but it's Erykah's magnetic performance and personality that keeps you hypnotized the whole time. [Andrew Sacher]

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN - 10/13/2017

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's great new album Reunions got an early physical release at independent record stores last week and it comes out everywhere this week, and we would've been getting ready to catch him on tour with David Crosby in a few weeks if not for this pandemic. So while we wait for him to get back on the road, let's relive this great show from the 400 Unit's 2017 Ryman Auditorium run (which streamed live and then became a great live album). Jason's one of our generation's truly great songwriters, which always comes across on his consistently good albums, but he's not just good with a pen; the 400 Unit are a strong, powerful live band and that really comes across in this video. Making this particular performance extra special: it was less than two weeks after Tom Petty's death and the 400 Unit ended the show with a fiery cover of "American Girl." [Andrew Sacher]

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boygenius @ Brooklyn Steel, 11/7/2018

As we wait for Phoebe Bridgers' anticipated new solo album, Punisher, I wanted to revisit one of her Brooklyn shows with Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus as boygenius. The collaboration, which was born out of the idea to create a tour EP together, was an exciting one on paper and somehow even better upon hearing the songs themselves. Seeing the trio bring the songs to life in person brought it up yet another notch; it was totally sublime. I went to the show the night before this one, and this professionally filmed video is a welcome reminder of it. [Amanda Hatfield]

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Check out photos of Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at The National's There's No Leaving New York festival in 2019 and Newport Folk Fest 2018:

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For more of our favorite live videos, head here.