Live from the Living Room: This Week’s Artist Live Streams (9/21-9/27)

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).


SEPTEMBER 25

ALL DAY — Goner Fest feat. Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Optic Sink, David Nance, and more (tickets/details)

The three-day fest kicks off today, featuring twenty bands associated with the label.

9:30 a.m. — Deep Sea Diver (stream)

DSD will appear on KEXP’s Lawn in the Morning.

4:00 p.m. — Philly Music Fest Day 2 feat. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Langhorne Slim, Mt. Joy (stream/details)

4:00 p.m. — Anya Marina and Matt Pond PA (tickets/details)

Anya will be debuting songs from her new album Queen of the Night.

Arnetta Johnson & Sunny and Arthur Thomas & the Funkitorium round out the bill on the fest’s final day.

5:00 p.m. — Phony Ppl (tickets/details)

Catch the band’s performance from NYC’s Blue Note.


SEPTEMBER 26

1:00 p.m. — No Joy (stream & details)

Catch No Joy’s live stream set from the partially online Pop Montreal 2020.

2:30 p.m. — Hopscotch Music Festival feat. Dougie Poole, Moon Racer, and more (stream/details)

NPR is hosting virtual live sets from the NC-based fest.

4:00 p.m. — Solidarity for Sanctuary feat. Lido Pimiento, Los Cafeteras, and more (stream/details)

The event promises poetry, art, activism, conversations, and more.

5:00 p.m. — Farm Aid feat. Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Margo Price, Black Pumas, and more (stream & details)

The 35th annual event aim to draw attention and support for farmers affected by the pandemic.

5:00 p.m. — Osees (tickets/details)

Osees anticipated Levitation set finally goes down this weekend.

5:00 p.m. — Natalie Prass (stream)

Natalie is slated to perform a set via Rough Trade.


PAST STREAMS

SEPTEMBER 24

12:00 p.m. — Thurston Moore (tickets/details)

Thurston and his band are coming to you live from Rough Trade.

12:30 p.m. — Jessy Lanza (tickets/details)

Jessy’s “Back-to-School” stream benefits the Homeless Children’s Network.

3:00 p.m. — Sylvan Esso (stream)

Tune in for SE’s KEXP At Home performance.

3:00 p.m. — Jadu Heart (stream/details)

Ahead of the release of Hyper Romance, JH will play the album in full with a live chat.

4:00 p.m. — Philly Music Fest Day 1 feat. Japanese Breakfast, The Districts (stream/details)

Zeek Burse and Arnetta Johnson & Sunny round out the bill on the fest’s first day.

5:00 p.m. — Summer Walker, Young M.A., A-Trak (stream/details)

Tito’s is hosting the artists with all proceeds benefiting World Central Kitchen.

6:00 p.m. — Courtney Marie Andrews (tickets/details)

CMA plays Old Flowers in full from Nashville.

6:30 p.m. — Lydia Loveless (tickets/details)

Lydia will be playing a release show for Daughter with a full band.


SEPTEMBER 23

6:00 p.m. — Whitney (tickets)

The Chicago duo stream live from the Evanston venue SPACE.

6:00 p.m. — Devendra Banhart (tickets)

Devendra will play songs from What Will We Be and Mala this week.


SEPTEMBER 22

10:00 a.m. — Ron Gallo (stream/details)

Ron has a virtual set planned for The Current.

3:00 p.m. — Will Butler (stream/details)

Will Butler is coming to you live from Rough Trade’s IG.


SEPTEMBER 21

4:00 p.m. — Chuck D, KRS One, Kurtis Blow (stream/details)

Ahead of its opening, the Universal Hip-Hop Museum hosts Hip-Hop 4 Peace.

4:00 p.m. — The Roots, Phish, Amos Lee, DJ Jazzy Jeff (stream & details)

Philly’s Mann Center hosts a Party in the Park.

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