Must-Watch Livestreams & Virtual Concerts

April 12, 2020

With venues and bars shut down from coast-to-coast, here's your guide to the best livestreamed music content right now.

As the nation adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of artists and musical institutions are taking the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times.

With venues and bars on lock down across the country, there are plenty of things you can watch from the safety of your couch, thanks to everyone from Miley Cyrus to the New York Metropolitan Opera and the fine folks at Disney.

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While sites like Stageit have been offering up livestream shows for less-known artists for years, the loss of road time has inspired some acts to look for a new, temporary way to bond with fans until a return to normal.

Check out our ever-expanding list of shows and musical events to stream from the comfort of your home.

April 29: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Brett Young here.

April 27: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Sabrina Carpenter here.

SPACE will livestream Blue Monday, presented by Magellan Corporation, with Dave Specter (playing at 8 p.m. ET) and John Kattke (performing at 8:30 p.m. ET) via their Facebook page.

April 25: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Ben Platt here.

April 24: The Struts, NETTA, Flora Cash, Hanson, MILCK and more are set to perform during Twitch's free virtual music festival April 24 and 25. Donations will benefit MusiCares. More details are available at Loop.tv.

April 23: SPACE will be livestreaming a performance from Tony Lucca at 8 p.m. ET, followed by a set from Jay Nash at 9 p.m. ET via their Facebook page.

April 22: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Courtney Barnett here.

SPACE will be livestreaming a set from the Mynabirds' Laura Burhenn via their Facebook page at  8 p.m. ET.

April 20: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Richard Marx here.

SPACE will be livestreaming a set from Miles Nielsen via their Facebook page at  8 p.m. ET.

Weedmaps will be celebrating 420 with “Higher Together: Sessions from Home," featuring Wiz Khalifa, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ari Lennox, Joey CoCo Diaz, Berner and more. The show kicks off at 12 p.m. PST here.

April 19: Candace Cameron Bure will host the upcoming Hope Rising COVID-19 Benefit Concert presented by Facebook Live, featuring the world's biggest names in contemporary Christian music, with 100% of all charity benefits going to the non-profit humanitarian work of Samaritan's Purse. The event begins at 8 p.m. EST.

April 18: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Los Tigres del Norte here.

Alyssa Bonagura goes live at at 5:00 p.m. EST on Facebook and Instagram.

The Killers will conduct a Q&A and perform on Instagram Live starting at 12 p.m. PT.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6:00 p.m. ET).

April 17: Los Angeles-based indie rockers Sure Sure invite people inside their shared abode at 8 p.m. ET for their Home Home Tour, with tickets available here.Friday, April 17: Mike's Bedroom.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6 p.m. ET) and Diplo (11 p.m. ET).

BTS' "Bang Bang Con" livestream concert series kicks off with four of eight classic shows, spread out over two nights.

April 16: Sound Mind Live launches the Closer In Crisis virtual benefit concert at 8 p.m. ET to build a community of support and open dialogue around mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by Chris Gethard with performances from Chad Urmston of Dispatch, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, Foy Vance, Langhorne Slim, Jade Bird and Ballroom Thieves.

Los Angeles-based indie rockers Sure Sure invite people inside their shared abode at 8 p.m. ET for their Home Home Tour, with tickets available here. Thursday, April 16: Upstairs Hallway.

SPACE will be livestreaming a set from Helen Gilette via their Facebook page at  8 p.m. ET.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6 p.m. ET), Diplo (10 p.m. ET) and Chloe X Halle (11 p.m. ET).

Raul Midon will perform at 8 p.m. ET on WTMD's Cabin Fever concert series.

April 15: The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Alice Merton here.

Avi Kaplan will be streaming "Full Moon" live from YouTube Space LA at 9 a.m. PST here.

Pickathon Presents A Concert A Day is hosting DakhaBrakha at 1 p.m. PST on Facebook, Twitch and YouTube.

Alyssa Bonagura goes live for her third "Quarantined and Ready to Rock" show at 9:00 p.m. EST on YouTube.

SPACE will be livestreaming a set from Daniel Donato via their Facebook page at  8 p.m. ET.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6:00 p.m. ET).

April 14: Godsmack singer Sully Erna will launch a twice-weekly internet show, "Hometown Sessions," at 6 p.m. ET on his YouTube channel. The program promises celebrity guests and musical friends, with Thursday shows focused on experts discussing mental health, addiction and depression.

Phish's “Dinner and a Movie” series this week features their Aug. 22, 2015, show from Magnaball in Watkins Glen, NY. The stream kicks off on their Facebook page at 7:00 p.m. EST.

The Seder Stream Music Festival, curated by Kosha Dillz with the nonprofit Value Culture, will include Passover performances from Southern Avenue, Kosha Dillz, Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!, Flavia, Verbs and Devmo, Bud. E. Luv, Ray Goren, DJ Vala Nirenberg, Black Crystal Wolf Kids and more. It runs from noon to 9 p.m. PT and will raise funds for charities of the artists' choosing.

Los Angeles-based indie rockers Sure Sure invite people inside their shared abode at 8 p.m. ET for their Home Home Tour, with tickets available here. Tuesday, April 14: Laundry Room.

Pickathon Presents A Concert A Day is hosting People Under the Stairs at 1 p.m. PST on Facebook, Twitch and YouTube.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6:00 p.m. ET).

April 13: Code Orange’s livestream series “You And You Alone” continues tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST on the band's Twitch channel. It will feature the band’s own Reba Meyers hosting a guitar clinic and playthrough Q&A with fans.

Miley Cyrus' "Highlighting Heroes" special of her "Bright Minded" livestream series launches this week, honoring those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic who are working tirelessly and to serve others. The songstress will be speaking every day at 11:30 a.m. PST to people from across the country who are making a real impact in their communities and who are inspiring others.

Neil Finn of Crowded House is performing a daily selection of his own songs and some memorable covers from two locations in isolation. Find the show here or here every day at 3 p.m. PST.

Lisa Loeb goes live at 11:00 a.m. EST every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for a family-friendly color and sing-along session on Facebook.

The Grammy Museum is releasing its digital public program with Common here.

Pickathon Presents A Concert A Day is hosting Damien Jurado at 1 p.m. PST on Facebook, Twitch and YouTube.

SPACE will be livestreaming a set from Ryley Walker via their Facebook page at  8 p.m. ET.

Columbia's Livestreams continue on Instagram with Quinn XCII (6:00 p.m. ET).

Mike Shinoda hosted his first of two Corona Jams here.

The National released 2018 footage, titled "Live From Primavera Sound," here.