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A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

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Updated on May 28 at 9:54 a.m. ET.

As more festivals, performances and concerts are canceled due to the coronavirus shutdown, musicians of all stripes and sizes are taking to social and streaming platforms to play live for their fans.

NPR Music is compiling a list of live audio and video streams from around the world, categorized by date and genre, with links out to streaming platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Some will require registration or a subscription, but most will be free, often with digital tip jars and opportunities to directly support artists by buying music and merchandise.

Some artists are planning daily streams — like Ben Gibbard and Christine and the Queens — and will be noted below as information becomes available.

This is a living document, updated every day until it's no longer needed.

If you would like a live concert to be considered for the list, please fill out this Google Form. Thanks!


May 28

Classical

Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Beth Morrison Projects

Pepe Romero, guitar
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Link: 92Y

Renaud Capuçon
Time: 2:30 p.m. ET
Link: Philharmonie de Paris

The International Contemporary Ensemble: Aural Explorations: Farrin, Fure, and Messiaen
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: EventBrite

New York Philharmonic: Itzhak Perlman Plays Mendelssohn and Brahms
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Metropolitan Opera: Berlioz's Les Troyens
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Link: Met Opera

New York in Concert: Alisa Weilerstein plays Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: WQXR

Multi-Genre

Noisey Night In: Phoebe Bridgers, Finneas, Beach Bunny, Claud, Alex Lahey and Faye Webster
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Facebook

Stronger Than You Think: Lil Yachty, Quinn XCII, Hayley Kiyoko and more
Time: 5-10 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch / Facebook

Jazz

Jazz Night in America: Jon Batiste & friends
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Link: YouTube / NPR

Norah Jones
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Country / Americana

Lainey Wilson
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Caitlyn Smith with Lindsey Lomis
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Watkins Family Hour with Mandolin Orange
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: Crowd Cast

Dolly Parton Reads Stand Tall, Molly Lou Mellon
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Maggie Rose
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: NPR Live Sessions

Tucker Beathard
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Wynonna Judd
Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
Link: Wynonna Judd

R&B / Soul

Gabriel Garzón-Montano
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Kiah Victoria
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Public Theater

Rock

Pickathon Presents a Concert a Day: Viagra Boys
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Twitch / Facebook

Radiohead
Time: 5 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Dave Matthews
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch / YouTube / Facebook / Twitter

Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

Pop

Jesse & Joy
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Signature Sounds

Folk

Jake Blount
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Club Passim Campfire Festival
Time: 5 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Link: Passim / YouTube / Facebook
For more details, check the schedule on the festival's website.

Ambient

Slow Meadow
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Electronic

Enamour
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch

Lollapalooza From The Vault: Louis The Child
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Experimental

Fridman Gallery Solos: Victoria Keddie
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: Fridman Gallery

Experimental Sound Studios Quarantine Concerts
Time: 8 - 10 p.m. ET
Link: Experimental Sound Studios

May 29

Classical

Opera Philadelphia Digital Festival: Breaking the Waves Digital Premiere
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

New York City Ballet
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: NYC Ballet

Third Coast Percussion: New Composition by Danny Elfman
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Metropolitan Opera: Bellini's La Sonnambula
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Link: Met Opera

The Violin Channel Live
- Pianist Nathan Lee: 4 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Facebook

Lang Lang Foundation Play It Forward: Yaron Kohlberg
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Jazz

Earl Rose
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

SFJazz Fridays at Five: Chucho Valdés and Irakere 45
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: SF Jazz

Multi-Genre

Stronger Than You Think
Time: 5-10 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch / Facebook

Rock

Hayden Thorpe
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

The Foxies
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Sharon Van Etten: because i was in love Anniversary Celebration
Time: 5 p.m. ET
Link: Seated

Streaming Out Of Fenway: Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springstein
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch / Twitter / YouTube / Facebook

Jay Gonzales of Drive-By Truckers
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

Pop

Rufus Wainwright
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: NPR Live Sessions

Country / Americana

Billy Strings
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Fans

Folk

Pickathon Presents a Concert a Day: Mandolin Orange
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Twitch / Facebook

The Front Bottoms
Time: 5 p.m. ET
Link: Twitch

The Honey Badgers
Time: 5 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Metal

Slay At Home Fest: Del Judas, Spotlights, AA Williams, Silvertomb and more
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
For more details, check the schedule on the festival's website.

Insomnium
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Lippu

Theater

Hairspray! Live
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Electronic

DJ JerrBrother
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Link: Fans

Flamenco

María Terremoto with Nono Jero and José "El Pechuguita"
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Public Theater

Children's Music

Elena Moon Park: Unhurried Journey Album Release
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Facebook

May 30

Classical

Igor Levit performs Vexations by Erik Satie for 20 Hours
Time: 8 a.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Taiwan Philharmonic Orchestra
Time: 7:30 a.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Daniel Vnukowski, piano
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: Dan Performs / Facebook

Tempesta di Mare
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: Tempasta di Mare

Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Link: Met Opera

Multi-Genre

Banding Together: The Avett Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, The Lumineers and more
Time: 8 - 11 p.m. ET
Link: iHeart / CBSN Denver

Quarantine Comes Alive: Andy Frasco, Ivan Neville, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Galactic and more
Time: TBA
Link: Quarantine Comes Alive
Note: To receive a link to the stream, viewers need to make a donation through the festival's website.

Rock

Led Zeppelin
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

Country / Americana

Pickathon Presents a Concert a Day: Hiss Golden Messenger
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Twitch / Facebook

Folk

Sara Siskand
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Brent Cowles and Evan Holm of Extra Gold
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Facebook

Pop

Gus Dapperton
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Metal

Slay At Home Fest: Matt Heafy of Trivium, Darkest Hour, Moon Destroy, Twelve Foot Ninja and more
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
For more details, check the schedule on the festival's website.

Electronic

David Guetta
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Twitch / Facebook / Instagram

Andy Frasco Zoom Dance Party
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Link: Fans

May 31

Classical

Lincoln Center Memorial for Us All: Ailyn Pérez
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Instagram / Facebook

Metropolitan Opera: Strauss's Salome
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Link: Met Opera

Arts United STL: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis Ballet and more
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Opera STL

Country / Americana

Pickathon Presents a Concert a Day: Courtney Marie Andrews
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Twitch / Facebook

Folk

Sean Rowe
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Signature Sounds

Rock

Tim Burgess
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

Bob Weir and Phil Lesh
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Fans

June 1

Rock

Waxahatchee plays American Weekend
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

June 2

Multi-Genre

Apollo Theater Let's Stay (In) Together: Kool & the Gang, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Randolph, Michael McDonald and more
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Link: Apollo Theater

June 3

Classical

Bergen International Festival: Closing Concert with Oslo Philharmonic and Leif Ove Andsnes
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: FIB

June 4

Classical

Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Beth Morrison Projects

Country / Americana

Miss Tess and Amanda Anne Platt
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Signature Sounds

Folk

Whitney
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

Experimental

Fridman Gallery Solos: Abigail Levine
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Fridman Gallery

June 5

Classical

Lang Lang Foundation Play It Forward: Steven (Ruochong) Cui
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Instagram

June 6

Classical

Philadelphia Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Steve Martin, Nicola Benedetti,Lang Lang and more
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Philadelphia Orchestra / Facebook

multi-genre

Dear Class of 2020: Beyoncé, BTS, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and more
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube

June 7

Theater

Virtual Tony Awards
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: Tony Awards / Broadway on Demand

Folk

Anna Tivel
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Link: Signature Sounds

June 8

Waxahatchee plays Cerulean Salt
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

June 11

Classical

Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Beth Morrison Projects

Country / Americana

Picture Show: A Tribute to John Prine
Time: TBA
Link: YouTube / Facebook

Experimental

Fridman Gallery Solos: C. Lavender
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Link: Fridman Gallery

June 15

Classical

The Violin Channel Live
- Violinist Callum Smart: 1 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube / Facebook

Rock

Waxahatchee plays Ivy Tripp
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

June 18

classical

Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Beth Morrison Projects

June 20

k-pop

KCON:TACT 2020 Summer
Time: 12 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
Note: KCON has not yet announced a detailed lineup or schedule. Check the festival's website for more details.

June 21

k-pop

KCON:TACT 2020 Summer
Time: 12 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
Note: KCON has not yet announced a detailed lineup or schedule. Check the festival's website for more details.

June 22

rock

Waxahatchee plays Out in the Storm
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus

k-pop

KCON:TACT 2020 Summer
Time: 12 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
Note: KCON has not yet announced a detailed lineup or schedule. Check the festival's website for more details.

June 23

k-pop

KCON:TACT 2020 Summer
Time: 12 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. ET
Link: YouTube
Note: KCON has not yet announced a detailed lineup or schedule. Check the festival's website for more details.

June 25

Classical

Beth Morrison Projects: Opera of the Week
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Link: Beth Morrison Projects

June 29

Rock

Waxahatchee plays Saint Cloud
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Link: Noon Chorus