Livestream Selections to Check Out This Week (May 4-9)

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Livestream Selections to Check Out This Week (May 4-9)

As we continue to figure out how to navigate this strange, new isolated world, more and more artists are turning to alternative methods for getting their music straight to fans. While concerts, tours and festivals are being suspended or straight-up canceled around the globe, musicians are, in turn, bringing virtual performances to their fans.

We already rounded up a few folks who are bringing all-encompassing quarantine content to your Instagram feed. Here, however, is a more comprehensive calendar for specific livestreams happening on a daily basis. Check this space throughout the week (May 4-9) for new additions, and don’t forget to tip/support the artists you love during this ongoing crisis.

Monday, May 4

Jon Pardi & Ane Brun
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste Happiest Hour on YouTube

The National
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: The National on YouTube

As they do weekly on Monday evenings, The National are bringing another “Exciting Communal Event” to fans on Monday, May 4.

Grace Potter
When: 8 p.m. ET
Where: Grace Potter on YouTube

Grace Potter is continuing the new weekly series “Monday Night Twilight Hour,” a singalong with her fans on YouTube.

Tuesday, May 5

Pete Bernhard of The Devil Makes Three & Dylan Baldi of Cloud Nothings
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste Happiest Hour on YouTube

Wednesday, May 6

Nilüfer Yanya
When: 1 p.m. ET
Where: La Blogotheque on Instagram

The singer and guitarist is the next guest on La Blogotheque’s “Stay Away Show.”

“Sessions” Twitch Festival
When: 4 p.m. ET
Where: Right here

A new virtual festival launches on Twitch this week benefitting MusiCares. This week’s episode features CAM, Steve Earle and Brandy Clark, among others.

Robyn Hitchcock & Rhett Miller
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste Happiest Hour on YouTube

Thursday, May 7

KT Tunstall & The War and Treaty
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste Happiest Hour on YouTube

Ben Gibbard
When: 7 p.m. ET
Where: Death Cab for Cutie on YouTube

The Death Cab frontman streams shows live from his home weekly.

Indigo Girls
When: 7 p.m. ET
Where: Indigo Girls on Facebook & Instagram

The Indigo Girls will host a livestream and Q&A series every Thursday in May beginning this week.

Lake Street Dive
When: 8 p.m. ET
Where: Right here

This week Lake Street Dive are bringing volume two of their “Lounge Around Sounds Variety Hour” to the internet. This week’s guest is Emily King, and they’re donating a portion of proceeds to charity.

Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby
When: 9 p.m. ET
Where: Waxahatchee on Instagram

Kevin Morby and Katie Crutchfield (of Waxahatchee) host livestreams from their home weekly.

Friday, May 8

The Tallest Man on Earth
When: 3 p.m. ET
Where: The Tallest Man on Earth on YouTube

The Tallest Man on Earth’s Kristian Matsson jumps on YouTube on Friday afternoons to play covers by request as well as his own tunes. You can email requests to questionsforkristian@gmail.com.

Hayes Carll & Tommy Emmanuel
When: 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste Happiest Hour on YouTube

Frankie Cosmos
When: 9 p.m. ET
Where: @frankiecombos on Instagram

Greta Kline is going live every Friday night to chat with her Frankie Cosmos bandmates and a play a set of songs. It’s different every week.

Runaway Horses with Margo Price
When: 9 p.m. ET
Where: Margo Price on YouTube

Country singer Margo Price’s weekly radio hour Runaway Horses happens on Friday nights and features hand-selected tunes.

Ongoing

The Paste Happiest Hour
When: Everyday, Monday-Friday, at 5 p.m. ET
Where: Paste on YouTube

Continuing this week, you can wind down your day with a glass of something nice and an interview with one of Paste’s favorite people.

Pickathon’s A Concert A Day
When: Daily
Where: Right here

Pickathon is partnering with The Recording Academy to bring us a concert every day for 60 days, continuing this week. All donations will benefit the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund directly.

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