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.


Julia Jacklin at 6:40 AM ET, part of the ISOL-AID! Instagram Live Music Festival.

Third Man Records is hosting "Third Man Public Access," a series of live-streamed performance from their Blue Room in Nashville, broadcast on Youtube at 1 PM ET daily. More info here.

La Blogotheque's Stay Away Shows, every day at 2 PM ET - today's stream is with Andrew Bird.

Holly Miranda, Chris Maxwell, and Ambrosia Parsley at 3 PM ET on Instagram.

Honey Harper will play two songs via Youtube and Instagram at 3 PM daily.

Charli XCX and Clairo are hosting a "quarantine art class" on Instagram at 3 PM ET.

Patti Smith, Jesse Smith, and Rebecca Foon at 4 PM ET on Instagram.

Christine and the Queens is doing something every day at 6 PM ET on Instagram and she promises "guests and weird concepts included."

Courtney Barnett, Lucius, Sharon Van Etten, Fred Armisen, Sheryl Crow, Bedouine, Nathaniel Rateliff, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Jonathan Wilson, Emily King and more starting at 6 PM ET, to benefit Oxfam's COVID-19 relief fund. More info here.

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.

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 Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and today it's Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Jason Anderson is livestreaming performances every night at 8 PM ET on his Instagram.

Ultra Virtual Music Festival, through Monday 3/23 on Sirius XM channel 52. Learn more here.

Erykah Badu is streaming "Apocalypse One : live interactive experiment from badubotron" this weekend. More info here.

Neil Finn is streaming live audio "most afternoons" via Fangradio. Times may vary. (thanks @magicjewball)

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.

DJ D-Nice has been throwing "Homeschool" Dance Parties on Instagram regularly.


Monday, March 23

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 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 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.

Craig Wedren is performing improvised vocal soundbaths to accompany his Sabbath Sessions podcast at 8 PM ET Monday through Friday on Facebook.

Diplo at 10 PM on Twitch, "5 nights a week."

Tuesday, March 24

Camp Cope, Slingshot Dakota, Rosie Tucker and more starting at 3:30 AM ET. More info here.

Wednesday, March 25

Natalie Prass at 5 PM ET on Really Nice's Instagram.

Sondre Lerche is streaming home shows every Wednesday on Facebook, time TBA.

Thursday, March 26

Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby are doing another livestream together on Instagram Thursday (3/26), time TBA.

Saturday, March 28

Beach Slang is streaming an acoustic online show on StageIt on Saturday, March 28 at 5 PM ET. More info here.

Dead & Company will stream previously recorded shows on Saturday nights for free on Nugs.TV.

Boiler Room is launching a new live series this week, dates and times TBA.


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.

Missed livestreams from earlier this week/previous weeks? Watch archives of Ben Gibbard, Code Orange, Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby, and Dropkick Murphys.

Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik recently did one from a front porch in Westfield, NJ as part of the “We Love Local” campaign, "a local fundraiser that's supporting independently owned businesses in the town that have been impacted by the crisis." Here's the archive:

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