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. – Radiohead continues their archival streaming series with a 2017 show in Gdynia, Poland. Watch the livestream here.
9 p.m. – Mandolin presents Michael McDonald Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There. Tickets start at $20, and you can buy them here.
3 p.m. – Nugs.net presents Van Morrison, Filmed at Real World Studios in England. Tickets are $14.99, and you can buy them 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.
8 p.m. – Universe presents Tate McRae: Tate’s Too Young To Be Sad, a global virtual show. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
9 p.m. – Sessions Live presents Zac Brown Band, live from Southern Ground Studio in Nashville. Tickets start at $19.99, and you can buy them here.
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.
8 p.m. – Twitch presents Best Coast, live from the Lodge Room in LA, as part of the There is Light livestream concert series. Watch the livestream here.
9 p.m. – Moment House presents Rakim: Thank You World of Hip Hop, a global livestream concert. Tcikets are $7, 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.
3 p.m. – Radiohead continues their archival livestream series with a 2016 show from Osheaga Festival in Montreal. Watch the livestream here.
7 p.m. – HIFI Labs presents Friend Fest: A Benefit for MusiCares. Performers include Best Coast, Langhorne Slim, Bomba Estereo, Isabel Dumas, Letters to Cleo, Martin Courtney, Reggie Watts, Same Girls, Squirrel Flower, Noah Cyrus, Tank & The Bangas, Yacht, Tokimonsta, Twin Shadow, and more. RSVP for the free event or buy VIP tickets for $7 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.
9 p.m. – Session Live presents Digable Planets, live from Neumos in Seattle, WA. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
9 p.m. – Veeps presents Jason Aldean: LIVE From The Bonnaroo Farm, part of the Concerts On The Farm series. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
9 p.m. – Bandsintown Plus, a subscription streaming service, presents Portugal. The Man. Monthy subscriptions are $9.99, and you can subscribe 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. – Twitch presents Two Feet, live from the Lodge Room in LA, as part of the There is Light livestream concert series. Watch the livestream 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.
9 p.m. – Veeps presents A Night with Bebe Rexha: The Better Mistakes Livestream Concert. Tickets start at $15, and you can buy them here.
8 p.m. – Twenty One Pilots present their Livestream Experience. Tickets are $20, and each ticket lets you access a unique interactive experience in the days leading up to the show, including access to limited merchandise, special editions of their new album “Scaled And Icy”, unpublished content, and a chance for access to Tyler and Josh before the live performance. Buy tickets here.
9 p.m. – Bandsintown Plus, a subscription streaming service, presents Sylvan Esso. Monthly subscriptions are $9.99, and you can subscribe here.
3 p.m. – Veeps presents The Jammering: Band of Horses Acoustic from Charleston. Tickets start at $19.99, 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.