The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has many homebound with plenty of free time on their hands. With new restrictions causing highly-anticipated events like the Olympics and Coachella to be canceled or postponed, many are left wallowing and waiting for something to happen. Singers are offering free, virtual concerts for fans to enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Check out some of the concerts you can stream during quarantine.
Billboard Live at-Home
Billboard is another company organizing live concerts for musicians. Billboard hosts two to three live streams a day, every day. Each musician chooses a charity to back as a fundraiser during their live concert.
Billboard hosts Live At-Home on their Facebook page, where you can also find past concerts (JoJo, Josh Groban, and more).
Together At Home
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) partnered to create Together At Home, a virtual concert series. The series has a variety of acts to encourage music fans to practice safe social distancing and promote global health during the pandemic. Their roster includes Miguel, Charlie Puth, One Republic, John Legend and Chris Martin of Coldplay. You can watch all the recorded live streams here.
On April 18, there will be a special global broadcast of One World: Together At Home hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. Performers include Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Lizzo, Maluma. Lady Gaga, Keith Urban, J Balvin, Kacey Musgraves, John Legend, Finneas, Elton John, Chris Martin, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong and Alanis Morissette. You can watch online on YouTube or on CBS, NBC and ABC.
Nightly Met Opera Streams
Due to the coronavirus closure, the Metropolitan Opera is streaming an encore of Live in HD presentations every night at 7:30 PM EDT and will remain on the site for 23 hours.
You can find the entire schedule here.
Human to Human is a benefit event taking place Saturday, April 11, from noon to midnight ET. Performances include Alec Bejanim, Andrew McMahon, Butch Walker, Grouplove, Hunter Hayes, Jensen McRae, Jewel, Lauren Daigle, Lucie Silvas, Nicolas Petricca (Walk The Moon), Sam Nelson Harris (X Ambassadors), Skylar Grey, Tim McIlrath (Rise Against), Tori Kelly and more.
Levi’s 5:01 LIVE
Every weekday at 5:01 PST, Levi’s hosts live performances from musical artists through Instagram Live. This week’s schedule includes Jaden Smith on Saturday.
Neil Young’s “Fireside Chats”
Young will host virtual “Fireside Chats” through his website, Neil Young Archives. The first concert has already been uploaded and Young encourages fans to stay tuned for future sessions.
Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie
The frontman of the band will play songs every Thursday from his home studio at 6 pm PT. Gibbard plays a variety of songs, from his own discography (Death Cab For Cutie, The Postal Service, The streams can be found live on Amazon Music’s Twitch account and the band’s YouTube page (where you can also see past streams).
Diplo’s “Corona World Tour”
- Sundays, 7 pm EST: A Very Lazer Sunday
- Tuesdays, 10 pm EST: Ronatrix
- Thursdays, 10 pm EST: The Thomas Wesley Show Thursdays
- Fridays, 10 pm EST: Corona Sabbath Fridays
- Saturdays, 11 pm EST: Coronight Fever
The Late Late Show with James Corden had a special at-home show this week, featuring artists like BTS and John Legend performing from their homes. Check out Dua Lipa’s performance for “Don’t Start Now” and how she brought her friends together for a virtual performance below:
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