Livestream concert calendar for Jan. 17-Feb. 21

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.

Jan. 17

8 p.m. – The Biden Inaugural Committee presents the We the People concert featuring AJR, Michael Bivens, Fall Out Boy, Ben Harper, Carole King, James Taylor, Will.I.Am, and more.  Get information on how to watch the livestream here.

Jan. 19

4 p.m. – Dr. Martens presents Sunflower Bean.  Watch the livestream here.

Jan. 20

8:30 p.m. – Celebrating America is a concert celebrating the Biden/Harris Inauguration.  Performers include Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, John Legend, and Bruce Springsteen.  You can watch on several major tv networks as well as the Biden Inaugural Committee’s social feeds including YouTube and Facebook.

9 p.m. — Mandolin presents John Doe live from Cactus Cafe, the last of the Travis County World Tour streams. Tonight’s stream features just John and his guitar playing as many requests as he can. Tickets are $20, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 21

2 p.m. – The Hives present the first show of their World Wide Web Tour 2021: Berlin.  Tickets start at $16.50 a show or $76.50 for an all-access pass, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 22

3 p.m. – The Hives present the second show of their World Wide Web Tour 2021: London.  Tickets start at $16.50, and you can buy them here.

5 p.m. – Rufus Wainwright presents A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective: All Days Are Nights Part 1.  Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.

9:30 p.m. – The She Rocks Awards will celebrate women in music, featuring speeches and performances by Lzzy Hale, The Go-Go’s, Amy Lee of Evanescence, Nancy Wilson, Cherie Currie,  Cindy Blackman Santana, and more.  RSVP for the free livestream and buy VIP tickets here.

Jan. 23

7 p.m. – The Hives present the third show of their World Wide Web Tour 2021: New York.  Tickets start at $16.50, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 28

5 a.m. – The Hives present the fourth show of their World Wide Web Tour 2021: Sydney.  Tickets start at $16.50, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 29

3 p.m. – Adam Lambert will perform live at The Roxy in LA in celebration of his 39th birthday, featuring songs from his latest album Velvet plus his hits and more.  He will also do a second show at 10 p.m. that evening.  Tickets for each show are $18.50, and you can buy them here.

5 p.m. – Jimmy Eat World present the second show of the Phoenix Sessions featuring their album Clarity in full.  Tickets start at $14.99, and you can buy them here.

5 p.m. – Rufus Wainwright presents A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective: All Days Are Nights Part 2.  Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.

6 p.m. – The Hives present the fifth show of their World Wide Web Tour 2021: São Paulo.  Tickets start at $16.50, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 30

2 p.m. – The Hives present the sixth and final show of their World Wide Web Tour: Stockholm.  Tickets start at $16.50, and you can buy them here.

8 p.m. – Cage The Elephant present a Winter Benefit Concert live from Blackbird Studio in Nashville, and benefiting Bread & Roses. Tickets start at $19.99, and you can buy them here.

8 p.m. – SF Sketchfest, an annual comedy festival, goes virtual this year with Festpocalypse, a variety show fundraiser to keep Sketchfest alive.  Performers and guests include Kids In The Hall, The State, David Cross and Bob Odenkirk, Upright Citizens Brigade, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog, Doug Benson, Margaret Cho, Janeane Garofolo, Noel Fielding, Dana Carvey, Christopher Guest, Eddie Izzard, Weird Al Yankovic, Patton Oswalt, Cheri Oteri, Tim Meadows, Kumail Nanjiani, Laraine Newman, and more.  Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.

Jan. 31

5:30 p.m. – Shriver Hall Concert Series presents Baroque ensemble Quicksilver.  Tickets are $15, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 6

5 p.m. – SIlverstein kick off their Out of this World Virtual Concert Series with a set of their greatest hits.  Tickets start at $15 or $40 for a three show bundle, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 12

9 p.m. – Join Michael McDonald for his Home Alone 2, Birthday Bash: Party of One.  Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 13

5 p.m. – Silverstein present Episode 2 of their Out of this World Virtual Concert Series featuring the album Discovering the Waterfront in full.  Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.

8 p.m. – 8 p.m. – IMP and 9:30 Club present Jade Bird live from the historic RCA Studios in Nashville.  Tickets start at $12.50, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 14

2 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Glass Tiger.  Tickets are $10, and you can buy them here.

7 p.m. – Sessions Live presents a Valentine’s Day Virtual Concert with O-Town.  Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 19

8 p.m. – 311 perform the Blue Album in full, rescheduled from the original Jan. 11 date due to the public health situation in Los Angeles County.  All tickets previously purchased for the original date remain valid for this stream.  Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 20

5 p.m. – Silverstein present the third and last episode of their Out of this World Virtual Concert Series with an Acoustic & Unplugged set.  Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.

Feb. 21

5 p.m. – Jimmy Eat World present the third and final show of the Phoenix Sessions featuring their 1999 album Clarity in full.  Tickets start at $14.99, and you can buy them here.

Daily/Weekly

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival will go virtual this year from Jan. 28 – Feb. 23, featuring several music-related features, including The Brothers Sparks, a documentary on the band Sparks, and Questlove’s directorial debut Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), a look at the Harlem Cultural Festival that took place the same summer as Woodstock.  Tickets start at $15 for a single film, and you can buy them 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, rebroadcasts 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. Watch her streams 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.

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews livestream concerts (Part 2)

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