Live Streamed to Your Living Room: May 11-17

It feels like everyday and every hour, a concert or major festival is crossed off the calendar or pushed forward several months. But that hasn’t stopped musicians and artists from coming through and live-streaming their concerts (usually to an empty venue) or simply playing music from their homes as they self-isolate. Check out the list below of the live streams you can enjoy to keep your concert-going experience alive and well:

[Sunday, May 17]

  • Buffy Sainte Marie

The icon and incredibly talented Buffy Sainte Marie goes live with a Q&A on Facebook at 4PM.

  • Christine & The Queens

Christine & the Queens go live at 5:30PM on Instagram daily.

  • Major Lazer

Diplo continues to host DJ sets five nights a week out of his home. This kicks off at 4PM. You can stream it on Youtube, Twitch and Instagram.

  • John Mayer’s “Current Mood”

John Mayer joins goes live on Sunday night at 10PM here.

[Earlier this Week]

[Monday, May 11]

  • The Arkells

The Arkells are bring a daily music lesson at 1PM here.

  • Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids go live daily at 3PM here.

  • Grouplove

Grouplove go live on Instagram at 4PM daily for a chat and Q&A session.

  • Kiesza 

Kiesza goes live at 5PM as part of #CanadaPerforms on Instagram.

  • Christine & The Queens

Christine & the Queens go live at 5:30PM on Instagram daily.

  • Rise Up New York!

Tune in to performances from Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi and Sting as part of a fundraiser in the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. It goes live at 7PM on CNBC and NYC stations.

  • One Republic 

One Republic goes live on Live Nation’s Facebook at 7PM.

  • Fat Joe’s “Corona Vision”

Fat Joe goes live on Instagram at 8PM.

  • Metallica Mondays

Every Monday at 8PM, you can tune in with Metallica on Youtube and Facebook.

  • Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki goes live with special guests Tony Hawk, Kelly Slater and Shaun White at 9PM here.

[Tuesday, May 12]

Salia Joseph

Salia Joseph goes live at 1PM as part of #CanadaPerforms here.

  • The Arkells

The Arkells are bring a daily music lesson at 1PM here.

  • Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids go live daily at 3PM here.

  • Grouplove

Grouplove go live on Instagram at 4PM daily for a chat and Q&A session.

  • Christine & The Queens

Christine & the Queens go live at 5:30PM on Instagram daily.

  • Julian Taylor’s Couch Tour

Julian Taylor’s Couch Tour continues with a performance at 8PM here.

  • Scott Helman

Scott Helman goes live on Twitter at 8PM.

  • The Roots, “DJ Questlove Presents” Series

Everyday at 9PM, The Roots will go live on their Youtube channel featuring special guests.

  • Hollywood Game Night

Watch as Nick Jonas, Kristen Bell and Kenan Thompson face off against John Legend, Sean Hayes and Retta in a series of virtual rounds of Hollywood Game Night as hosted by Jane Lynch on NBC. Check it out at 10PM.

  • Dillon Francis

Dillon Francis brings you a DJ set on Tuesday night at 11PM on Twitch.

[Wednesday, May 13]

  • Jason Mraz

Tune in with Jason Mraz on Wednesday at 1PM on Youtube.

  • The Arkells

The Arkells are bring a daily music lesson at 1PM here.

  • Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids go live daily at 3PM here.

  • Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop shares his 2016 Royal Albert Hall concert where he played alongside Queens of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders. Check it out on YouTube at 3PM.

  • Grouplove

Grouplove go live on Instagram at 4PM daily for a chat and Q&A session.

  • Murray Porter

Murray Porter goes live at 7PM here as part of #CanadaPerforms.

  • Lewis Capaldi 

Lewis Capaldi goes live at 7PM as part of the Oculus Venues event series. You can pre-register here.

  • Underoath

Underoath goes live at 8PM on Twitch.

  • Aluna Francis (AlunaGeorge)

Aluna Francis from the Aluna George duo goes live on Twitch at 8PM.

  • Fat Joe’s “Corona Vision”

Fat Joe goes live on Instagram at 8PM.

  • Dillon Francis

Dillon Francis brings you a DJ set on Wednesday night at 11PM on Twitch.

[Thursday, May 14]

  • Belle and Sebastian’s, Stuart Murdoch

Tune in with Belle and Sebastian’s frontman at 8:30AM on Thursday here.

  • Grouplove

Grouplove go live on Instagram at 4PM daily for a chat and Q&A session.

  • Radiohead

Radiohead will release an archived concert on Youtube at 5PM.

  • Norah Jones

Tune in with Norah Jones on Thursday at 5PM on Facebook.

  • Japanese Breakfast

Japanese Breakfast goes live at 7PM to help fundraise for her band and touring team. You can purchase tickets here.

  • Ben Gibbard’s Weekly Concerts  

Ben Gibbard is putting on a weekly concert every Thursday night. To see him live, you can tune in on Facebook and Youtube at 7PM.

  • Prince and the Revolution’s Purple Rain Tour

Back in 1985, Prince and The Revolution performed the entirety of Purple Rain along with a handful of songs from 1999 and some rare tunes as well on the Purple Rain Tour. The full concert set will be posted to Youtube Thursday night at 8PM and be available to watch all weekend long. You can tune in with a live Q&A with Prince’s original drummer Bobby Z. beforehand at 7PM.  

  • Josh Groban

Josh Groban shows an archived performance along with a Q&A period at 8PM on Youtube.

  • Julian Taylor’s Couch Tour

Julian Taylor’s Couch Tour continues with a performance at 8:30PM here.

  • The Roots, “DJ Questlove Presents” Series

Everyday at 9PM, The Roots will go live on their Youtube channel featuring special guests.

  • Shawn Hook 

Shawn Hook goes live at 9PM here.

  • Diplo’s “Thomas Wesley Show”

Diplo continues to host DJ sets five nights a week out of his home. This kicks off at 10PM. You can stream it on Youtube, Twitch and Instagram.

[Friday, May 15]

  • Brianna Lizotte’s “Music from the Métis”

Tune in with Brianna Lizotte at 1PM on Friday as part of #CanadaPerforms here.

  • Celebrate the Class of 2020

Lil Nas X, Awkwafina and Oprah Winfrey will share words of wisdom and Miley Cyrus will perform her hit tune, “The Climb” in honour of graduates who have had their graduation ceremonies cancelled due to the pandemic. Tune in on Facebook at 2PM.

  • Anachnid 

Anachnid goes live on Friday at 8PM here as part of #CanadaPerforms.

[Saturday, May 16]

  • Courtney Barnett:

Support a good cause by tuning in with Courtney Barnett and Camp Cope’s Georgia Maq and more. They go live at 5AM to raise money for the COVID-19 Victorian First Nations Mutual Aid Fund. The sets will stream on Instagram Live.

  • Bat for Lashes:

Tune in with Bat For Lashes as they go live Saturday at 4:30PM. The entry fee is $12-15. Get your tickets here.

  • City Natives

Hip hop artists City Natives go live at 9PM here as part of #CanadaPerforms.

 

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