Today’s livestreams (Erykah Badu, Jim James, Slowdive listening party, more)
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LAST UPDATED: 4/5 at 12:43 PM
With no shows happening, a lot of artists are livestreaming performances from safely isolated locations that you can watch in a safely isolated location like your home.
HERE ARE TODAY'S LIVESTREAMS (Sunday, 4/5):
Neon Indian is DJing at 12 AM ET on Instagram on Sundays.
The Appleseed Cast's Chris Crisci brings "Ambient Lullaby Hour" to Instagram at 12 AM ET on Sundays, 1 AM ET on Tuesdays, and 3 AM ET on Thursdays.
Laura Marling is giving guitar lessons on Instagram every Thursday and Sunday at 2 PM ET.
Charli XCX is doing a "self-isolation Instagram livestream" every afternoon at 3 PM ET on Instagram.
Members of classic Britpop bands are hosting interactive online listening parties. Tonight they'll discuss Slowdive's Souvlaki at 5 PM ET.
Christine and the Queens is doing something on Instagram every day at 5 PM ET, "guests and weird concepts included."
Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs at 5:20 PM ET on Instagram, every day.
Downtown Boys on Instagram at 5:30 PM ET, every day.
Amanda Shires is livestreaming "most days" at 6 PM ET on YouTube.
Diplo is doing livestreamed DJ sets five nights a week on YouTube, Twitch, and Instagram, including "A Very Lazer Sunday" on Sundays at 7 PM ET, "Ronatronix" on Tuesdays at 10 PM ET, "The Thomas Wesley Show" on Thursdays at 10 PM ET, Corona Sabbath Friays" on Fridays at 10 PM ET, and "Coronight Fever" on Saturdays at 11 PM ET.
The Met is hosting “Nightly Met Opera Streams” every day during its coronavirus closure. Each night is a different "complete operatic gem from our collection of HD presentations from the past 14 years." Each night's new opera begins streaming at 7:30 PM ET and will repeat through 3:30 PM the following day. Yesterday was Verdi’s Macbeth and today it's Bellini’s Norma.
Levi's will "bring you live performances from some of your favorite artists" at 8:01 PM ET on Instagram. Jim James performs tonight.
Def Comedy Jam Presents: Healing Through Laughter at 10 PM ET on Twitch and Facebook, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, with Chris Rock, Adele Givens, Spice Adams, Chris Tucker, Lunelle, Michael Blackson, DL Hughley, Bill Bellamy, and more.
Jeff Tweedy livestreams "The Tweedy Show" at 10:15 PM ET on Instagram most nights.
Neil Finn is streaming live audio "most afternoons" via Fangradio. Times may vary.
Rufus Wainwright is performing a song a day, streaming on Facebook; times vary.
DJ D-Nice has been throwing "Homeschool Club Quarantine" Dance Parties on Instagram regularly.
MORE STUFF TO WATCH AND LISTEN TO FROM HOME
Every day, we're posting more of our favorite live concert videos here. Also, check out our latest album reviews in Notable Releases and Bill’s Indie Basement and subscribe to our monthly Spotify playlist to listen to some of our favorite new songs.
Missed livestreams or other quarantine/isolation videos from earlier this week/previous weeks? Watch archives of Dashboard Confessional, The Hives, Brian Fallon covering Lana Del Rey, Ben Gibbard, Metallica, Mutoid Man, Jeff Tweedy, John Prine covers, Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires covering Radiohead, Jim James covering The Beatles, Angel Olsen covering Roxy Music, The Tallest Man on Earth covering Wilco, Phoebe Bridgers covering Conor Oberst, and Code Orange.
Monday, April 6
Rough Trade's weekday Instagram TV series, Rough Trade Transmissions, continues at 1 PM ET
Metronomy's Joe Mount brings "Metronomy TV" to Instagram every Monday at 2 PM ET, with "special guests, live performances, Q&As, language learning, darts tournaments, ‘Thought of The Week’, cooking classes with Monty’s Deli head chef, life drawing and more"
Miley Cyrus is bringing "Bright Minded" to Instagram at 2:30 PM ET Monday-Friday; "connecting w/ special guests discussing how to stay LIT in dark times!"
Shannon Lay on Mondays at 3 PM ET on Instagram.
Rolling Stone releases new episodes of their video series "In My Room" on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3 PM ET on Instagram.
James Blake at 4 PM ET on Instagram.
Butterboy, hosted by Aparna Nancherla, Maeve Higgins and Jo Firestone, and with appearances from Roy Wood Jr, Ashley Brooke Roberts, Chris Garcia, Maggie Maye, Robert Dean and more, at 7 PM ET. Tickets are on sale now.
Metallica are streaming previous concerts at 8 PM ET on Monday nights on YouTube.
Chris Conley of Saves the Day on AP's "Digital Happy Hour" at 8 PM ET on Instagram.
Saint Vitus' interview series streams weeknights at 8 PM ET on Instagram.
Levi's will "bring you live performances from some of your favorite artists" every weekday at 8:01 PM ET on Instagram.
Reverend Vince and the Love Choir every Monday at 9 PM ET on Instagram.
Tuesday, April 7
M. Ward is doing a livestream release show at 2 PM ET via NPR Music Live Sessions.
Wild Nothing is "playing records from my collection, pulling out some Wild Nothing demos and old radio sessions from time to time and taking questions and occasionally requests in the chat" on Twitch at 3 PM ET on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Phish will show previous shows every Tuesday "for a while" at 8:30 PM ET on webcast.livephish.com for their "Dinner And A Movie: An Archival Video Series."
Wednesday, April 8
Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast is hosting a quarantine radio show, Bethline, on Wednesdays at
The Frights at 10 PM ET on Instagram, performing You Are Going to Hate This.
Sondre Lerche is streaming home shows every Wednesday on Facebook, time TBA.
Thursday, April 9
Mirah is livestreaming on Instagram every Thursday at 8 PM ET.
Ben Gibbard's daily livestreams are over, but he'll now do them once a week on Thursdays at 9 PM ET. More info and video of Sunday's all-covers set here.
Friday, April 10
Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert premieres on YouTube at 3 PM ET.
Low on Instagram at 4 PM ET, every Friday.
Jehnny Beth of Savages is reading from her new book of erotic short stories, Crimes Against Love Manifesto (C.A.L.M.), every Friday at 4 PM ET on Instagram.
Donita Sparks of L7 hosts "The Hi-Low Show with Donita Sparks" on Fridays at 6 PM ET weekly on YouTube.
Nap Eyes are playing Dungeons & Dragons every Friday at 6 PM ET on Twitch.
Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum at 7 PM ET on East Coast Events.
Big Freedia on Fridays at 9 PM ET on Facebook.
Frankie Cosmos at 9 PM ET on Instagram, every Friday in April.
Jimmy Eat World will be streaming "a short acoustic (electric?) session every Friday" on Facebook.
Saturday, April 11
The Frights at 7 PM ET on Instagram, performing their self-titled album.
Friday, April 17
Saturday, April 25
Minecraft Virtual Festival "Block by Blockwest" streams in the game (and on the festival website) at 3 PM ET, with sets from Pussy Riot, Citizen, Magdalena Bay, Nothing, Nowhere., Hunny, Fever 333, Oliver Francis, Billy Lemos, Cowgirl Clue, The Wrecks, Courier Club, Phil Good, Dana Dentata, Argonaut & Wasp, The Polar Boys, Mood Killer, Deal Casino, Kaonashi, Heart Attack Man, Los Shadows, Dangerboy, Cannibal Kids, Rubber, and Skin Mag.
Browse our livestream tag for more.