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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 p.m. – Levi’s presents The Aces Live at The Belasco. Watch the livestream here.
8 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Jukebox The Ghost doing “Let Live & Let Ghosts” in full, live from Rockwood Music Hall in NYC. Tickets start at $18, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – Eve 6 will do their first full band livestream in over a year. Tickets start at $12, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – KEEN x Garcia present the Rainforest Benefit Concert: Protect the Tongass, featuring performances by Duane Betts, Fruit Bats, Keller Williams, The Infamous Stringdusters, Lettuce, Moon Taxi, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Suzanne Vega, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Tauk, The Hold Steady, and more. Register for the free livestream here.
8:30 p.m. – eTown, a Boulder, CO radio show, celebrates its 30th birthday and induction into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame with a virtual b”Earthday Celebration featuring performances from Los Lobos, The War and Treaty, Lyle Lovett, Bob Weir, Sam Bush, City and Colour, and Raquel Garcia. Get more information and watch the livestream here.
9 p.m. – Todd Snider celebrates the release of his new album “First Agnostic Church of Hope and Wonder” with a special behind the scenes documentary. Tickets are $9.99, and you can buy them here.
3 p.m. – Radiohead continue their archival streaming series with a 1996 performance from The Metro in Chicago. Watch the livestream here.
6:30 p.m. – Couchtour.tv presents The Disco Biscuits, live from Showtime at the Drive-In in Frederick, MD for the first night of a two night stand. Tickets are $20 or $35 for both shows, and you can buy them here.
9 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Hootie and The Blowfish live from Columbia, SC. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
3 p.m. – Porter Robinson presents Secret Sky Fest, featuring performances from Robinson, Rezz, No Rome, Wave Racer, Baauer, Boys Noise, Kero Kero Bonito, James Ivy, and more. Register for the free livestream here.
3 p.m. – Veeps presents The Jammering: Band of Horses live from Isle of Palms, SC and featuring the performance of their album “Infinite Arms” front to back. Tickets start at $19.99, and you can buy them here.
4 p.m. – Korn presents Monumental, a global streaming event. Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.
6:30 p.m. – Couchtour.tv presents the second night of The Disco Biscuits, live from Showtime at the Drive-In in Frederick, MD. Tickets are $20 or $35 for both (if you missed it, you can watch the first night on demand), and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Puddles Pity Party, live from Atlanta, GA. Tickets start at $10, and you can buy them here.
7:30 p.m. – Mandolin and City Winery present Robben Ford Live from City Winery Nashville. Tickets are $20, and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – The Elton John AIDS Foundation presents a virtual edition of their Oscar Pre-Party hosted by Neil Patrick Harris with Elton John and David Furnish, and featuring a special performance by Dua Lipa. Tickets are $19.99, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – The Decemberists present the third and final night of their livestream series “Twenty (Or Twenty One) Years Before The Mast: The Internet Concerts”, celebrating the band’s 20th anniversary. The band promises three special shows, each with their own unique setlist, live from Portland, Oregon. Tickets start at $25 a show or $65 for a three-show pass, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – Veeps presents Thomas Rhett: One Night Only From Nashville. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
2 p.m. – Dreamstage presents Yo-Yo Ma: Beginnings, a virtual concert where the cellist revisits some of his first performances. Tickets start at $24.99, and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – Mandolin and City Winery present Joan Osborne: Live from City Winery New York. Tickets are $20, and you can buy them here.
5:30 p.m. – The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents The Calidore Quartet from a private home in NYC. Tickets are $15, and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – Mandolin and City Winery present the first night of Keb’ Mo’ Live from City Winery NYC. Tickets are $20 and include tomorrow night’s show as well. Buy tickets here.
8 p.m. – Rolling Live presents Adam Schlesinger: A Musical Celebration, a virtual show benefiting The Bowery Electric and MusiCares. The tribute will feature covers of Schlesinger’s songs performed by Mickey Dolenz, Courtney Love, Sean Ono Lennon, Chris Carrabba, Glenn Tilbrook, Patrick Carney & Michelle Branch, Taylor Hanson, James Iha, Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey, Butch Walker, Jesse Malin, Nicole Atkins, and more. Tickets are $20, and you can buy them here.
9:30 p.m. – Mandolin and City Winery present the second night of Keb’ Mo’ Live from City Winery NYC. Tickets are $20 and included last night’s show. Buy tickets here.
4 p.m. – Dreamstage presents Sean Paul – Live From Jamaica. Tickets are $19.99, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – Verzuz presents SWV V Xscape. Watch the livestream here.
8 p.m. – Global Citizen presents Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World. Hosted by Selena Gomez, the pre-recorded concert will feature performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, and H.E.R. You can watch the livestream on ABC, CBS, Fox, and Global Citizen’s YouTube channel.
2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – Dionne Warwick presents the Mother’s Day edition of At Home With You: All The HIts and More. Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.
9 p.m. – Cooper Tire presents the Driven To Perform Concert featuring Evanescence and hosted by Alice Cooper. Register for the free livestream here.
9 p.m. – P.O.D. present Satellite over Southtown, a streaming series to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album “Satellite”, live from Petco Park in San Diego. Tonight’s show will feature “Satellite” in full. Tickets are $20, or $50 for a 3-show pass, and you can buy them here.
8:30 p.m. – Madness present The Get Up, a global evening of music, drama, and comedy, live from the London Palladium. Tickets go on sale here on April 23.
9 p.m. – 311 will perform “From Chaos” in full. Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – Mandolin and City Winery present Wynonna Judd Unplugged – Live from City Winery Nashville. Tickets are $15, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – Covenant House and Kia present Night of Covenant House Stars, a virtual gala featuring appearances by Audra McDonald, Dolly Parton, Vanessa Williams, Sara Barielles, Chita Rivera, Dionne Warwick, and more. RSVP to the event here.
8 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Jukebox The Ghost doing “Everything Under The Sun” in full, live from Rockwood Music Hall in NYC. Tickets start at $18, and you can buy them here.
7 p.m. – The Glastonbury Festival presents Live At Worthy Farm, a livestream featuring performances by Coldplay, Damon Albarn, HAIM, IDLES, Jorja Smith, Kano, Michael Kiwanuka, Wolf Alice, and special guests. The stream will benefit Oxfam, Greenpeace, and WaterAid, as well as helping secure Glastonbury’s return in 2022. Tickets start at $27.50, and you can buy them here.
Melissa Etheridge has launched a pay-per-view Etheridge TV site with new content daily/weekly Tuesday through Saturday. Monthly subscriptions are $50 or you can purchase daily content separately for $10 a show. Get more information and 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, 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.