Today’s self-isolation livestreams (BB King tribute, Colin Meloy, Baxter Dury, Ultra Fest, more)
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 (Friday, March 20):
TIDAL is streaming concerts from their archive today, starting with Jay-Z and Beyonce at Barclays Center at 10 AM ET. Tune in right here (no TIDAL account needed). Later today, they'll stream past sets from Made In America (including Nicki Minaj, Rosalia, Gucci Mane, and more), TIDAL X: Rock The Vote, and TIDAL X Dreamville fest (including J Cole, Pusha T, Big Sean, and more).
Baxter Dury at 2 PM ET on Facebook.
La Blogotheque's Stay Away Shows, every day at 2 PM ET.
Laura Marling at 3 PM ET on Instagram
Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is playing covers and requests at 3 PM ET on Instagram:
Honey Harper will play two songs via Youtube and Instagram at 3 PM daily.
Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes at 4 PM ET on Instagram.
Ultra Virtual Music Festival at 5 PM ET through Monday 3/23 on Sirius XM channel 52. Learn more here.
Jimmy Eat World is doing a Facebook live stream at 5:15 PM ET. Tune in here.
Year of the Knife (whose new Kurt Ballou-recorded album Internal Incarceration is due in May via Pure Noise) were supposed to open the cancelled Code Orange tour but (like Code Orange did) they'll livestream a performance instead. They're doing it with Hate5ix (who also did the Code Orange stream) at 6 PM ET from Landmine Studios in NJ.
Update, here's the archived stream:
Nap Eyes are "playing D&D in the nude" at 6 PM ET on Twitch.
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn at 7 PM ET on Facebook.
Ben Gibbard is livestreaming solo performances from his home studio everyday at 7 PM ET. Previous editions have included Radiohead and Joy Division/New Order covers, plus plenty of Death Cab and Postal Service classics. Read more and tune in here.
Anders Osborne at 7:30 PM ET on Facebook. "Anders will be playing songs, telling stories, answering questions and more."
Mal Blum at 7:30 PM ET on Crowdcast. More info here.
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 La Traviata and today it's Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment.
Capitol Theater is hosting a broadcast of their B.B. King tribute show at 8 PM ET on Relix.
Ridgewood venue Nowadays is streaming live every night from 8 PM-midnight until they're open again. Read more and tune in here.
Jason Anderson is livestreaming performances every night at 8 PM ET on his Instagram, and tonight's stream will be a full performance of Jason's album Restless, which is out now on vinyl via Salinas Records.
Rhett Miller at 9 PM ET on Stageit.
Britt Daniel of Spoon, Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem, Shakey Graves, The Texas Gentlemen, David Ramirez, Bob Schneider, Jackie Venson, Abraham Alexander, Guy & Jeska Forsyth, Hanson, Lisa Loeb, and more TBA starting at 9 PM ET on ACL TV.
Fat Tony at 9 PM ET:
Diplo at 10 PM on Twitch, "5 nights a week."
Charli XCX is hosting a "girl's night in" with Rita Ora on Instagram, time TBD.
Rufus Wainwright is performing a song a day, streaming on Facebook; times vary.
Pedro the Lion's David Bazan streamed a solo guitar set on Twitch, and he has plans to do more streaming, date and time TBA.
Stella Donnelly on Saturday (3/21) at 7:20 AM ET, part of the ISOL-AID! Instagram Live Music Festival.
First Aid Kit on Saturday (3/21) at 12:15 PM ET on Instagram.
Blanck Mass on Saturday (3/21) at 4 PM ET, "LIVE IMPROV TECHNO JAM. NEW MATERIAL," on Facebook.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Emily A. Sprague, Brin, Cool Maritime, and Matthewdavid's Mindflight starting at 4 PM ET on Saturday (3/21) on Twitch.
Since The Flenser showcase at Brooklyn's Market Hotel is cancelled, Planning For Burial is livestreaming an acoustic set from home on Saturday (3/21) at 7 PM ET via Facebook Live. He writes, "With the FlenzCup postponed, I’m going to set up in my basement space and perform the set I had planned and I might even take a few requests. I write most of my stuff very stripped back like this— it's not always a sea of amps and pedals like my live show— so this is a private and personal look into my Planning For Burial world. “Be on the look out for ghosts during the performance, I swore I felt someone watching over my shoulder while practicing last night and then felt a tug on my shirt."
Dead & Company will stream previously recorded shows on Saturday nights on Nugs.TV, starting 3/21 at 8 PM with the 12/2/2017 show at Austin's Frank Erwin Center.
Huntsmen on Saturday (3/21) at 9 PM ET. Learn more here.
Charli XCX and Kim Petras are playing "would you rather" on Instagram on Saturday (3/21), time TBD.
Julia Jacklin on Sunday (3/22) at 6:40 AM ET, part of the ISOL-AID! Instagram Live Music Festival.
Holly Miranda, Chris Maxwell, and Ambrosia Parsley on Sunday (3/22) at 3 PM ET on Instagram.
Charli XCX and Clairo are hosting a "quarantine art class" on Instagram on Sunday (3/22) at 3 PM ET.
Erykah Badu is streaming "Apocalypse One : live interactive experiment from badubotron" this weekend. More info here.
Downtown Boys, Noun, Worriers, Jeffrey Lewis, Bad Moves, DJ Haram, Mikey Erg, Teenage Halloween, Lee Bains, Hprizm, Fat Tony and more stream live on Don Giovanni's Instagram on Monday (3/23) from 1 PM-11 PM ET.
Butterboy, the weekly comedy show that normally happens Mondays at Brooklyn's Littlefield with hosts Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone and Maeve Higgins, will hold an online edition this Monday, March 23 with guests Hari Kondabolu, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Sean Patton, Adira Amram, Kyle Ayers, Caitlin Cook, Kendall Farrell and more. If you buy a $5 ticket you'll be sent a link to an unlisted YouTube so you can watch. Proceeds go "directly to the people making this show, both in front of the screen and behind the screen," with 10% being donated to Food Bank for New York City.
Sondre Lerche is streaming home shows every Wednesday on Facebook, time TBA.
Boiler Room is launching a new live series this week, dates and times TBA.
MORE STUFF TO WATCH AND LISTEN TO FROM HOME
We posted some 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.