Livestream concert calendar for October 27-December 4

When I’m not in the WTOP traffic center, chances are you’ll find me out at a concert, which is why it’s been such an adjustment for me during COVID-19.

What’s a music lover to do? Live concert streams! There is something for everyone, from national acts playing for charity to local faves trying to earn a living.

Check out our roundup of options below and offer tips by emailing rkessler@wtop.com.

October 27:

3 p.m. – Amoeba Records presents The Beths live from Amoeba Hollywood.  Watch the livestream here.

6 p.m. – Rough Trade New York presents Okkervil River,  Watch the livestream here.

8 p.m. – Whole Lotta Celebratin’ Goin’ On: 85 Year of the Killer is a livestream celebrating the 85th birthday of Jerry Lee Lewis.  Hosted by John Stamos and benefiting World Vision, the stream will feature appearances by Elton John, Willie Nelson, Joe Walsh, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Jones, Mike Love, and more.  Watch the livestream here.

8 p.m. – veeps presents The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black: Halloween Special with special guests Lydia Lunch, M. Lamar, CHRISTEENE, and Bob Gruen.  Tickets start at $10 and you can buy them here.

October 30:

5 p.m. – Rufus Wainwright presents his livestream series “A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective!” Each stream will feature one side of an album and today’s feature is side 2 of Poses.  Tickets start at $20 and you can buy them here.

6 p.m. – Metal Injection and Liquid Death present GWAR – Scumdogs XXX Live where they will play Scumdogs of the Universe in full in celebration of it’s 30th anniversary.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

6 p.m. – Puscifer present Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti to celebrate the release of their first album since 2015.  Tickets start at $19.99 and you can buy them here.

October 31:

3 p.m. – Teenage Cancer Trust, a UK organization that provides cancer services for young people, presents the last show in their Teenage Cancer Trust Unseen series.  Today’s stream is the full set of the The Cure’s 2014 performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall and you can gain access by purchasing a raffle ticket to win the guitar played by Robert Smith during the show.  Tickets are $7.05 with proceeds going to the charity and you can buy them here.

3 p.m. – Mr. Bungle present “The Night They Came Home!”, a virtual live concert experience. Tickets are $15 (including being able to access the performance up to 72 hours later) and you can buy them here.

November 5:

8 p.m.  – Hanson present the second weekend of their streaming concert series Live and Electric Revisited at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK. Tickets are $15 for a single show or all three over the weekend for $39.  Buy tickets here.

November 6:

2 p.m. & 9 p.m. – Hanson present the second weekend of their streaming concert series Live and Electric Revisited at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK.  Note: These are 2 separate livestreams today and you need a ticket for each one.  Tickets are $15 for a single show or all three over the weekend for $39.  Buy tickets here.

November 8:

2 p.m. – The National Philharmonic at Strathmore is going virtual for the 2020-21 season.  Today they present Music That Suspends Time Chamber Series.  Get more information and watch the livestream here.

9 p.m. – Cold War Kids present the third show of their virtual tour, live from CWK Studio in Los Angeles.  They will perform a festival set featuring all the songs you know and love.  Tickets are $15 or $50 for all 4 nights of the tour and you can buy them here.

November 9:

8 p.m. – CWTV/City Winery presents Woofstock At The Wine Garden – Emmylou Harris & Friends featuring The Red Dirt Boys live from City Winery Nashville, benefiting Bonaparte’s Retreat and Crossroads Campus.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

November 10:

8 p.m. – CWTV/City Winery presents Woofstock At The Wine Garden – Emmylou Harris & Friends featuring The Red Dirt Boys live from City Winery Nashville, benefiting Bonaparte’s Retreat and Crossroads Campus.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

November 14:

5 p.m. – Metallica present Live & Acoustic from HQ, a Helping Hands concert and auction event benefiting the band’s foundation All Within My Hands. Tickets start at $14.99 and allow you to watch the stream as many times as you like within a 48 hour period.  Buy tickets here.

November 16:

8 p.m. – CWTV/City Winery presents Woofstock At The Wine Garden – Emmylou Harris & Friends featuring Marty Stuart live from City Winery Nashville, benefiting Bonaparte’s Retreat and Crossroads Campus.  Tickets are $15 and you can buy them here.

November 17:

7 p.m. – Capital One City Parks Foundation’s Summerstage Anywhere digital series presents Soccer Mommy with the first full band performance since the release of her album “color theory”.  Watch the livestream here.

November 20:

9 p.m. – Sessions Live presents an intimate trio performance by Mother Mother.  Tickets start at $15 and you can buy them here.

November 22:

2 p.m. – The National Philharmonic at Strathmore is going virtual for the 2020-21 season.  Today they present All American Composers with Piotr Gajewski, conductor.  Get more information and watch the livestream here.

5 p.m. – Culture Club presents Rainbow In The Dark, a global livestream from Royal Albert Hall in London.  Tickets go on sale October 30th at 6 am here.

9 p.m. – Cold War Kids present the last show of their virtual tour, live from CWK Studio in Los Angeles.  Tonight’s set will feature deep cuts from their entire catalog.  Tickets are $15 or $50 for all 4 nights of the tour and you can buy them here.

December 4:

8 p.m. – Hanson present the third weekend of their streaming concert series Live and Electric Revisited at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK. Tickets are $15 for a single show or all three over the weekend for $39.  Buy tickets here starting November 9.

Daily/Weekly: 

Trey Anastasio (Phish) is doing a virtual residency on Fridays starting October 9th.  The shows will be live from the Beacon Theatre in NYC for 8 weeks through November 27 with all proceeds benefiting Phish’s WaterWheel Foundation and Divided Sky Fund. Watch the livestreams here.

Heather Pierson does weekly livestreams on her Facebook page. Tune in for Musical Meditation Mondays at 7 p.m., Wednesday Evening Standard Hour at 5 p.m. and the Saturday Afternoon Special at 4 p.m.

Every Wednesday at 11:30 p.m., The Art Boutiki Music Hall in San Jose, CA hosts a livestream concert series.  If that’s a bit late for you, re-broadcasts of each show are show throughout the day for the following month.  The streams are free but tips or donations are encouraged to support the small venue.  Check out past and current livestreams here.

Suzy Bogguss holds her Weekly Wine Down Wednesdays where she performs songs and chats with fans on her Facebook page. You may even see some special guests like Pam Tillis stop by!

Former local musicians The Kennedys/Maura and Pete Kennedy hold all-request livestreams every Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. from their apartment in NYC.  Watch the livestream here.

Mary Chapin Carpenter presents her Songs From Home series with livestream videos on her Facebook page.  She was supposed to return to Wolf Trap this summer but with her tour cancelled because of COVID-19, you can instead watch her here.

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones livestream their upbeat rockabilly tunes every Monday at 7 p.m. Watch the livestream here.

Tony Lucca, known for his stints on “The Voice” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” does livestreams every Sunday and Wednesday on social media. Watch his Facebook livestream here and his Instagram livestream here.

Grouplove performs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Instagram Live. Watch the livestream here.

Dave Koz does All Requests Fridays on his Facebook page. Watch the livestream here.

Folk-bluegrass-Americana band/duo Nell & Jim perform every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. here.

Frank Raines, who you might know as Dewey Elvis, hosts “Frank’s Friday Live at Five,” featuring dinner music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Watch the livestream here.

Other frequent D.C. and Baltimore local streams include Justin Trawick , The 19th Street Band and Fells Point Streaming.

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