Coronavirus Quarantine: Live Streams & Virtual Concerts To Watch At Home

With the coronavirus keeping most us of inside and away from not only big gatherings, but family and friends, the music industry is offering a respite for the boredom – or a break from the news – by offering a bevy of music livestreams. 

Country music star Garth Brooks is the clear headliner for today, and he'll be doing a live performance via his Sirius XM channel and Facebook later today. 

All of the events are free, and most are available via Facebook or Instagram.  One performer, Jens Lekman postponed his spring tour and is offering "personal shows over Skype" this week. Lekman announced that "for one hour each day I will randomly be calling those who have signed up and play one song of my own choice, then move on to the next person."  Fans can sign up here.

Most musicians will perform for a more public crowd, and some performances will be live. Many are tagging their performance "Together At Home: WHO-Global Citizen Solidarity Sessions."

Below is a look at what you can watch and where (all times EDT):

Regular/Recurring

Devon Allman announces his live from home concert series, "We Are Still All Together Tour 2020". This week's shows will be on Wednesday at 8pm, Friday at 8pm and Sunday at 5pm. You can watch for free via his Facebook page

The Infamous Stringdusters will play a live show daily this week at 8 p.m. in what the band is calling “Stringduster TV.” Fans can tune in on Facebook or Instagram.

Brendan Benson: Boy in a Bubble, will perform one song live daily at 5:20 p.m. on Instagram. Selections will include premieres of songs from his new album, "Dear Life."

Tidal at Home is offering livestreams of electronic artists. including Jay-Z, 21 Savage, Beyonce, Rihanna and many others on a daily basis. To check the schedule or watch, visit Tidal.com

Charli XCX is doing a "Self-Isolating Livestream" through April 24 on her Instagram site. 

Every day through April 27, electronic duo Sofi Tukker will host a livestream via Facebook. 

Singer Margaret Glasby will be live daily at 1 p.m. on Instagram

Mondays

Garth Brooks will perform a concert on "Inside Studio G" which will stream at 7PM via the Sirius XM The Garth Channel or his Facebook page. 

Metallica is offering Metallica Mondays for a free stream of a pre-recorded show at 8 p.m. on YouTube

Tuesdays

Chris Jacobs started playing for fans last week and takes requests in this livestream. The shows are available at 8 p.m. on Facebook.

 “TAUKing Tuesdays” continue with TAUK, giving fans a chance to do a Q&A session with guitarist Matt Jalbert, who will also offer some virtual tips and lessons. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. on Facebook.

 Phish will offer up a video archival series, and this week’s offering is from August 31, 2012 at Dick’s Replay. The show will be aired in its entirety. Available at 8:30 p.m. on Facebook or at  Live Phish

Ben Gourley & Friends Livestream: Trashgrass Tuesday Quaranstream starts March 31 at 9 pm. Tune in to Facebook.

Dillion Francis launches his "Taco Tuesday Moombahton" on YouTube every Tuesday at 11 p.m. 

Wednesdays

Every Wednesday the Disco Biscuits will dig out some special shows from the vault and make them available via  Nugs.TV

 at 8 p.m.

In addition, Nugs.TV has partnered with multiple artists to share live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through its "Live From Out There" series. Each session costs $4.99 or fans can purchase the full Couch Tour Series for $49.99. Proceeds will go to Sweet Relief COVID-19 Fund. Each show is listed individually below. 

Unless otherwise noted, other performances are free.

Fridays

String Cheese Incident announce free “Friday Night Cheese” Live streams where you can listed to archival livestreams for free via nugs.tv or on the band's Facebook page.

Saturdays

Dead and Company will be performing weekly streams each Saturday dubbed “One More Saturday Night”. The first edition was their December 2nd, 2017’ show at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX. You can watch every week by going to nugs.tv or the band’s Facebook page.

Sundays

Widespread Panic has started their ‘Never Miss A Sunday Show’ webcast series where they will re-broadcast webcasts of past Panic shows for free. Fans can watch via nugs.tv or the band's Facebook page.

Daily Schedule

Monday, March 30

The Marcus King Band

  • When: 1 p.m.
  • Where: Relix
James Corden's Homfest: Billie Eilish, Finneas, Andrea Bocelli, Dua Lipa, and More
  • When: 10 p.m.
  • Where: CBS

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Tuesday, March 31

COVIDCast: Restless Leg String Band: Live From Cosmic Charlie's in Lexington, KY

A Benefit Busk: Jason Crosby, Lo Faber, Aaron Lieberman

COVIDCast: Restless Leg String Band: Live from Cosmic Charlie's in Lexington, KY
Ben Gourley & Friends Livestream: Trashgrass Tuesday Quaranstream
Wednesday, April 1
 
Bill Iuso Livestream
Hump Day Heaters with Gerald
Friday, April 3
 
Big Feedia's Friday Night Slam
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