Live from the Living Room: This Week’s Artist Live Streams (8/24-8/30)
Your weekly itinerary for CDC-approved live music experiences.
In case you’ve spent the month 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 weeks 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 (all times PST).
Yaeji will be raising money for The Bail Project with her Boiler Room set.
Day one of the two-day series kicks off at 4 p.m. on Twitch.
Elise Okusami will play a live set to usher in her new album Things I Never Said.
B L A C K I E will be headlining today’s Closed Captioned session benefiting Houston indie venues.
Olsen will be streaming a live performance to complement the release of her new record Whole New Mess.
IDLES are playing three sets this weekend from Abbey Road.
Megan is playing to an empty venue for all her online hotties.
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Rough Trade’s Record Store Day celebration will include some Transmissions sets, including Galaxie 500 covers.
Day two of the two-day series kicks off at 4 p.m. on Twitch.
Studio Saint Zo welcomes Elizabeth Powell for a set featuring live visuals.
8:00 p.m. — Gavin Turek and Ak Dan Gwang Chil (RSVP & stream)
The LA vocalist and the South Korean pop artist team up for Skirball Stages.
Pete plays his 2003 record with a portion of proceeds benefiting COVID relief funds.
Catch Ganser’s set for Audiotree Live.
3:00 p.m. — Nick Hakim (stream)
See Nick Hakim play at home via KEXP.
3:00 p.m. — Lil Uzi Vert (tickets)
Uzi Vert performs tracks from Eternal Atake for the first time since it was released earlier this year.
The Chicago ensemble will perform songs from the their album Fields, which they recorded last year with the Blood Orange vocalist.
On the eve of their release day, Widowspeak play songs from Plum.
3:00 p.m. — Shamir (stream)
Shamir plays a set for KEXP At Home.
Riggs plays tracks from their forthcoming Bile and Bone before undergoing surgery.
5:30 p.m. — Jukebox the Ghost (tickets & details)
Vote on your favorite JTG tracks for the trio to play live from quarantine.
3:00 p.m. — Bill Callahan (stream)
Callahan goes live from home via KEXP.
Mirah plays songs from her 2002 record Advisory Committee.
Kilgore is joined by vocalist Elliott Robinson for his latest Singer’s Comprehension stream.
12:00 p.m. — Dent May AMA (details)
Send your burning Dent May Qs to the songwriter himself.
Dogleg play Chicago’s Lincoln Hall live on Audiotree.