Live from the Living Room: This Week’s Artist Live Streams (3/23-3/29)
From daily concerts to whatever Charli XCX has in store for us, we’ve got you covered.
In case you’ve spent the past week at a remote desert retreat, we’re currently undergoing a global pandemic requiring everyone to remain indoors as much as possible, consequently depriving us of any and all live music. The music industry was quick to remedy this financial blow as best they could with live streams, and we’ve already seen some great covers (and interesting living rooms) a few days into our collective quarantine.
We’ll be updating this page daily to keep you up to date on who’s doing what, where, and when.
Michelle Zauner is celebrating her birthday with her own “Hot Ones” livestream. Watch and ask her some “even hotter Qs” on her Instagram at 5:30 PST here.
Alright come watch me die at 830 EST on insta live! Come w the even hotter Qs 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/wADXhimlZz
— Japanese Breakfast (@Jbrekkie) March 29, 2020
Hatchie, Alex the Astronaut, Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope, and Alex Lahey
Isol-aid Fest continues through Sunday with sets from Hatchie (5:40 a.m. PT), Alex the Astronaut (7:20 a.m.), Courtney Barnett (8:20 a.m.), Camp Cope (8:40 a.m.), and Alex Lahey (9:20 a.m.) here. Literally, don’t sleep on this one.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
KAS will be playing Sofa King Fest at 7 p.m. PT—find her here.
Twitch Stream Aid
The worlds of music, sports and gaming are coming together to benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO powered by the United Nations Foundation, streaming live from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m PT. Performers include Tinashe, YOLA, Matt Schultz from Cage the Elephant, Jacob Collier, mxmtoom, Ellie Goulding, Alex Gaskarth from All Time Low, Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups, Die Antwoord, Marcus Mumford from Mumford & Sons, Diplo, Jonathan Russell from The Head and the Heart, and many more. Check the full schedule and donate here.
Georgia Maq and Jen Cloher
For the night owls, Camp Cope’s Georgia Maq will be streaming a set at 2:20 a.m. PT Saturday morning, followed by one by Jen Cloher at 2:40 (they’re in Australia)—watch those on Isol-aid Festivals Instagram.
Big Freedia will be streaming her weekly Friday Night Shakedown on IG Live at 6 p.m. PT here.
There’s a new Dirty Projectors album out today, and the duo of Dave Longstreth and Maia Friedman with be performing the songs this afternoon from their respective homes. They’ll be on IG Live at 3 p.m. PT.
Disclosure will be streaming another Kitchen Mix live on Instagram at 1 p.m. PT here.
Artists4NHS will be hosting a stream with Elvis Costello at 12:30 p.m. PT on their Facebook page—more details here.
Gladie, Christian Lee Hutson, and Vundabar
Indie Mixtape’s been streaming some great sets on their IG Live lately—catch sets from Gladie (9 a.m. PT), Christian Lee Hutson (noon PT), and Vundabar (1 p.m. PT) here.
In honor of her new record, The Caretaker, dropping today, Half Waif will be streaming her release show on YouTube live at 4:30 p.m. PT. Tune in here.
La Blogotheque’s Stay Away series continues today with a set by former Walkmen vocalist Hamilton Leithauser. Stream it here at 11 a.m. PT.
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While we’re confined at home I thought I would share with you more about the C.A.L.M book coming out this June. So this Friday at 5pm EST (4pm GTM) I will read some passages of the erotic short stories live on IG! I have never done something like this before but hey let’s try it🤞🏼Join me if you can, even in your PJs! — PS: if you have any questions about the book make sure to ask them below now so I can answer them on Friday ✌🏼| over 18 only 😉 |
At 2 p.m. PT Savages’ Jehnny Beth will be going Live on IG to detail her upcoming book of erotic short stories and answer some Qs (18+, she advises). Stream it here.
Yesterday Anti-Matter launched an interview series called Stay the F*ck Home. Today, Touché Amoré’s Jeremy Bolm is the show’s guest, going live on IG at noon PT here.
Katie Alice Greer
Priests’ vocalist Katie Alice Greer will be going Live on her label Sister Polygon’s IG at 3:30 p.m. PT for a variety show. Watch it here.
Peter Bjorn & John
If you’re around at any point during the next thirty-six hours, tune in to watch Peter Bjorn & John play for—I repeat—thirty-six hours. Twitch it (is that a verb yet?) here.
Rough Trade’s been bringing the goods all week on their IG Live—today they’re continuing this trend with indie buzz-band Porridge Radio, who goes on at 11 a.m. PT right here.
Ratboys’ Printer’s Devil tour has brought them to…their living room, where they’ll be playing tracks from the record to their Twitch audience. Catch it here at 6 p.m. PT.
Tinashe is going live at 11 a.m. PT—you can find that stream here.
The latest Stay Away show from La Blogotheque will feature Barrie—tune in here at 11 a.m. PT.
Basia Bulat is at home! And taking requests! Tune in here at 1 p.m. PT to join her.
Belle and Sebastian
Earlier this morning, Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch went live inviting his fans to meditate with him. You can watch that Zoom meet-up here.
Black Belt Eagle Scout
At noon PT, Black Belt Eagle Scout will be taking over NTS Radio’s Instagram. Tune in here.
We’ll get an update on what’s going on in the Diet Cig household when they go live at 11 a.m. PT (they promise to play a few songs, too) on their Instagram.
Exploding in Sound: Live from Home, feat. Pile, Washer, Shady Bug, Maneka, and more
The EiS family is banding together today for several hours of shred, beginning at 3 p.m. PT. For a full list of bands, and to tune in, go here.
Heart Attack Man and Shiba San
Sennheiser will be graciously handing over their IG Live controls to Heart Attack Man at noon PT, and Shiba San afterwards at 3 p.m. Catch those sets here.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
With the support of KCRW, LBM is taking to YouTube Live to stream an exclusive recording of a performance they gave last week to an empty theater. You can find that here at 9 p.m. PT.
Laura Marling has offered to teach you guitar—it would be rude not to accept. Tune in here at noon PT for the free lessons.
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Margot Price & Jeremy Ivey
NPR is instating a new Bring Your Own Desk policy to their Tiny Desk series—watch the first new post-quarantine episode here at Margot Price’s home (that really is a tiny desk…).
Miley’s been going live all week at 11:30 p.m. PT on IG—tune in today here.
Sondre Lerche is hosting a “sing and hang” on his Facebook beginning at 11 a.m. PT. Join up here.
Taking Back Sunday
Taking Back Sunday is taking over Twitch with a 3 p.m. PT set for Bandsintown LIVE. Stream it here.
Waxahatchee and Kevin Morby
More Wax and Kev. Tune in here at 6 p.m. here.
Join me tomorrow for the debut episode of Bethline – my new quarantine radio show. Tune in at 3pm PT / 6pm ET to hear me chat and even call in to ask me questions of your own. Joining me tomorrow will be Marisa from @mannequinpussy. see you on the line ☎️ https://t.co/OPaYPXHCsA pic.twitter.com/cXRaBCBVsP
— Best Coast (@BestCoast) March 24, 2020
Bethline with Best Coast
Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast is launching a Q&A radio show today, announcing Marisa Dabice of Mannequin Pussy (with whom BC was touring before all of *broadly gestures* this started happening) as the first guest. Catch them live on YouTube here at 3 p.m. PT.
Cancelled Fest: Day 1, feat. illuminati hotties, Slugs, Cigarette Bums, and more
For the next three days, Cancelled Fest will be streaming live on YouTube with a $10 suggested donation. The event will see sets from Reggie Watts, Goon, Draag, and a slew of other artists, with day one boasting illuminati hotties as its biggest draw. Get in on the action at 4:45 p.m. PT here.
Charli XCX will be doing a DJ set at 6 p.m. PT for Club Quarantine—hit up their IG for details on joining their Zoom event can be found on their IG.
In lieu of their tour, The Frights have promised to play us each of their albums all the way through in the coming weeks, starting tonight with their latest release Everything Seems Like Yesterday. Watch them play here at 7 p.m. PT.
Honeymoon Suite Presents: Live Together, feat. Shannon Lay, Dent May, Jimmy Whispers, Sofia Bolt, and more
Honeymoon Suite will have a full house later today with sets from a handful of artists spanning from 2 to 7 p.m. PT. Watch it on Crowdcast here.
Really Nice Fest Day 5, feat. Natalie Prass
Earlier this week Really Nice hosted sets from Ron Gallo, Ohmme, and others, and today they’re returning with a performance from Natalie Prass. Will she sing blink-182? Tune in here at 2 p.m. to find out!
Robyn Hitchcock and Emma Swift
Robyn Hitchcock and Emma Swift will be raising money for Nashville with their Stageit livestream, beginning at 3 p.m. PT. Pay what you can here.
Rough Trade Transmissions: The Lovely Eggs
We just debuted the new single/video from UK noise-pop duo The Lovely Eggs, and now they’ll be taking their raucous sound to Rough Trade’s newly launched Transmissions series for a performance and chat. Tune in here at 11 a.m. PT.
Weyes Blood will be broadcasting live from Pitchfork’s IG tonight at 7 p.m. PT. Watch that here.
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Introducing “Boy In A Bubble,” a daily series of live-streamed Brendan Benson performances starting TOMORROW @ 4:20pm CT. Brendan will perform one song each day including premieres of new songs from the upcoming album “Dear Life”. #brendanbenson #thirdmanrecords #theraconteurs #raconteurs #instagramlive #dearlife
Raconteur Brendan Benson will be going live afternoons this week at 2:20 p.m. PT to perform one (1) track, promising exclusives of tracks from his forthcoming solo LP Dear Life. Listen here.
Conor Murphy of Foxing
Pay what you want at Stageit for a stream of forty minutes of Foxing’s Conor Murphy live (from quarantine). Conor goes live at 5 p.m. PT here.
Distant Together 2: Lost in Your Living Room, feat. Camp Cope, Rosie Tucker, Slingshot Dakota, and more
From 12:30 p.m. PT to 4:30, Specialist Subject Records will be streaming sets from Camp Cope, Rosie Tucker, Slingshot Dakota, Caves’ Lou Hanman, and more via their Instagram page. Tune in here.
Catch Dua Lipa on IG Live at 2 p.m. PT to (hopefully) see her preview some tracks from Future Nostalgia, out Friday, here.
Franz Ferdinand listening party
The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess has scheduled album listening parties this week with live tweets from the bands themselves. Today Franz Ferdinand will be commentating for their self-titled debut at 2 p.m. PT. More details here.
Jess Williamson will be going live “from [her] little cave” at 6 p.m. PT here.
Don’t worry if you missed Margaret Glaspy’s 10 a.m. PT live stream today—she’s going live at that time every day this week. Catch her here.
At noon PST, Brandy Clark will be live streaming a #TogetherAtHome show in support of Global Citizen and WHO. Tune in and find more info here.
Caleb Landry Jones
Actor and recent Sacred Bones signee Caleb Landry Jones will be live streaming from his label’s Instagram at 11 a.m. PT. Catch him play from his Texas farm where he’s quarantined here.
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On Monday, Don Giovanni Records will host Going The Distance, an all day online festival that will be streamed live via our Insdtagram account. Broadcasting from the comfort of their homes, 20 artists from across our roster will perform music, comedy, and who knows what else for YOU, who — we hope — will be listening from the comfort of your own home. The whole gang is going to be there: Downtown Boys, Noun, Worries, Bad Moves, DJ Haram, Mikey Erg, Teenage Halloween, Lee Bains, Jeffrey Lewis, Hprizm, Fat Tony, and many, many more. Going the Distance will kick off at 1pm EST and run until at least 11:00 pm. All ages! Free to the public! Find the complete lineup below. Tune in! Turn on! Hunker Down! COMPLETE SCHEDULE AT DON GIOVANNI RECORDS DOT COM
Downtown Boys, Noun (Marissa from Screaming Females), Worriers, Mikey Erg, DJ Haram of 700 Bliss, Fat Tony, and more
Don Giovanni has rounded up twenty bands associated with their label for Going the Distance: An Online Festival, kicking off at 10 a.m. PT and remaining on air until 8 p.m. Tune in here.
James Blake is hopping on IG Live at noon PST for some quarantine jams. Catch him here.
Jessie Ware is going live on Instagram at 11:30 a.m. PT to “talk disco, Corona, food, Lennie…anything !” Chat with her here.
Kevin Morby’s logging back on for a (Waxahatchee-less, unfortunately) set for the revived La Blogotheque’s Takeaway series (aptly renamed Stay Away). He’ll be going live here at 11 a.m. PT.
The original Masked Singer (OK, maybe not) Orville Peck will be coming to you live from the Holy Trinity of Instagram, YouTube, and Twitch at 6 p.m. PT for an evening of music and conversations with fans. Find his IG stream here.
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2 things — All Whit merch is 30% off at our merch store (link in bio) Also we’re going to do a live stream tonight at 8pm CST to play some songs and just generally hang out and read whatever y’all say. Both of our grandmothers made instagram accounts so they can tune in. Stay safe/inside!
Chicago’s Whitney will be online tonight at 6 p.m. PST to “play some songs and just generally hang out and read whatever y’all say.” Watch on their Instagram, which they revealed “both of our grandmothers made Instagram accounts so they can tune in.”
Los Angeles’ Leaving Records will be hosting a livestream event starting at 1 p.m. PST on Twitch called Listen to Music Safely From Your Home Next to a Fern, featuring Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Cool Maritime, Matthewdavid’s Mindflight, and more. Tune in here.
ACL Stands with Austin, feat. Britt Daniel, Brian Fallon, Shakey Graves, and more
Austin City Limits will be hosting a radio and web broadcast in hopes of raising funds for the Austin Community Foundation’s Stand With Austin fund. The two-hour program will begin at 6 p.m. PT, and will feature Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Brian Fallon (Formerly of The Gaslight Anthem), Shakey Graves, The Texas Gentlemen, David Ramirez, Bob Schneider, Jackie Venson, Abraham Alexander, Guy & Jeska Forsyth, and more artists to be announced. Learn more here.
Colin Meloy of The Decemberists
@dullandwitlessboy—a.k.a. The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy—will be performing covers live from Instagram at noon PT today. Find him here.
Third Man Public Access Episode 2: Teddy and the Rough Riders
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📡📺 Digital function alert 📺📡 We’re bringing y’all some good online vibez from a few of our fav independent artists during this isolation vacation! (Instagram) live and direct this Thursday 3/19 at 5:45pm PST 👉 @crapeyewear ~ Set times: 5:45pm: Monde UFO (@mondeufo) 6:30pm: Automatic (@automatic_band) 7:15pm: Fat Tony (@fattonyrap) 8:00pm: Slaughterhouse (@sslaughterrhouse) 8:45pm: Froth (@frothband) ~ Changeover dj sets by Crap’s own @tonyaccosta! See u soon❣️
Automatic, Fat Tony, Froth, Monde UFO, and Slaughterhouse
A bunch of cool LA artists are bringing the vibes tonight at 5:45 p.m. PT. Tune in to Crap Eyewear’s IG to watch live.
Indigo Girls will be logging onto Facebook to “[play] a low key, home grown set of songs and talking to people directly through Q and A” today at 3 p.m. PT—stream it here.
Luck Presents: ’Til Further Notice, feat. Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, Paul Simon & Edie Brickell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Margo Price, and more
Willie Nelson’s annual Luck Reunion festival was scheduled to take place today in Austin, but will go on as planned from the respective living rooms of each of the event’s performers. Luck Presents: ’Til Further Notice can be streamed beginning at 5 p.m. PST, and can be accessed here.
Together at Home, feat. Nial Horan and Common
Nial Horan (of One Direction fame) and Common (of John Wick: Chapter 2’s subway shootout scene fame) are supporting WHO and Global Citizen with a pair of performances streaming live from their individual Instagram accounts tonight—Nial’s on at 2 p.m. PT here, Common’s on at 4:30 here.
At 3:00 p.m. PST, TOKiMONSTA will be taking to Facebook to live stream her new record Oasis Nocturno a day before its release date—check it out here.
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hello from the void 🌼 like so many of you i’m at home waiting all of this out. walking the line of optimism & pessimism, feeling grateful & feeling burned. pure emotional disorientation. as some of you know : our spring tour has been postponed. i’ve taken a very long time between tours & in my months of quiet preparation for saint cloud, i was on the track moving enthusiastically toward being lit up & ecstatic & social & READY to be with the people & be with the songs. never in my wildest anxiety-riddled dreams would i have ever predicted this & yet here we all are. i’ve been grieving what was supposed to be for the last week & running through all the downsides of having the plan be upended. interestingly i’m landing in some pretty light & spirited places. shit is so scary but i’m hoping that in our collective respite we can take good care, be creative, love each other, read some books, be productive, stay connected & know that eventually we’ll all emerge having done what we could as a species to fight a shared obstacle. please please please stay home if you’re able. take it seriously. because this truly is a shared obstacle. 🌼 thursday at 9 EST/6 PST @kevinmorby & i are gonna go live here on ig to play songs, take guests, have a nice evening with y’all. tune in then. 🌼 thanks for all the “can’t do much” love yesterday. i’m so happy to be putting out some new tunes in the midst of this strange foggy bedlam. feels like we all need that stuff now more than ever. more info on the tour some time soon. we’ll all be back together eventually. so much love to all of you. 🌼
Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby
A-list celebrity couple Katie Crutchfield (a.k.a. Waxahatchee) and Kevin Morby will be doing the IG live thing too, promising to play songs and host guests at 6 p.m. PST here.
Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard has given us some nice Radiohead and Joy Division covers this week—tune in every day at 4 p.m. for more living room performances here.
In addition to keeping a public quarantine diary, Charli has promised to go live at 10 a.m. PT for the next week without exactly specifying what that means (today she worked out with Diplo). Stay tuned for more.
Christine and the Queens
Christine and the Queens has made a very similar promise to that of Charli—keep up with Chris here every day at 3 p.m. PT.
Erykah Badu has promised a “quarantine concert series” sometime “soon” with an admission fee of “one dollar.” Details forthcoming, but here’s her post breaking the news on IG.
Madonna’s been keeping us up to date on her musings re: jazz, mortality, whatever with her Instagram Quarantine Diaries. Watch those here.
Electro-pop duo Sofi Tukker are coming to you live on the daily at 10 a.m. PT with DJ sets (and the occasional work-out sesh) on Facebook. Check it out here.
Third Man Records
Third Man Public Access will be streaming live from TMR’s YouTube page every day 10 a.m. PT, featuring performances from (presumably) artists associated with the label. Tune in here.