Livestream Selections to Check Out This Week (March 30-April 4)

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Livestream Selections to Check Out This Week (March 30-April 4)

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 (March 30-April 4) for new additions, and don’t forget to tip/support the artists you love during this ongoing crisis.

Monday, March 30

Max Bloom
When: 4 p.m. ET
Where: @pastemagazine on Instagram

Yuck’s Max Bloom will perform live on Paste’s Instagram Monday afternoon.

Justin Moore
When: 6 p.m. ET
Where: @justincolemoore on Instagram

Country singer/songwriter Justin Moore will host a livestream Monday night to celebrate his 36th birthday.

Tuesday, March 31

Caylee Hammack & Tenille Townes
When: 6 p.m. ET
Where: Caylee Hammack on Instagram and Facebook

The two country queens are teaming up for a quarantine livestream.

Liza Anne
When: 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: @lizaannemusic on Instagram

The indie rock singer/songwriter is going live on Instagram Tuesday night for a Q&A, and no topic is off limits according to her post advertising talks about “emotional health and the future and the right now and if you should cut your bangs and theories about joe exotic and how you shouldn’t text your ex.”

Josh Ritter
When: 8 p.m. ET
Where: Josh Ritter on YouTube and Facebook

The Americana singer will spend an hour taking requests via email and social media.

Thursday, April 2

Laura Veirs
When: 2 p.m. ET
Where: RavenMarchingBand on YouTube

Beloved Portland folk singer Laura Veirs is treating the internet to a requests only livestream on Thursday afternoon.

Daniel Tashian
When: 3 p.m. ET
Where: @bigyellowdogmusic on Instagram

Nashville music firm Big Yellow Dog Music is bringing us #BYDCouchConcert, a recurring series featuring live music and Q&As. Thursday’s performance is courtesy of Daniel Tashian.

Dolly Parton
When: 7 p.m. ET
Where: Dolly Parton on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram & Facebook

Country legend and national fixture Dolly Parton will kick off her 10-story “Goodnight with Dolly” bedtime story series on Thursday evening. Titles will be selections from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

JD McPherson
When: 9 p.m. ET
Where: StageIt

JD McPherson will stream “Signs & Signifiers” duets on StageIt Thursday evening.

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee
When: 9 p.m. ET
Where: @kevinmorby on Instagram

For the third week running, Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield will team up with Kevin Morby for another Thursday night of interacting with fans, playing tunes and welcoming guests. This time, however, it’s Kevin’s birthday.

Friday, April 3

All The Ladies Music Festival
When: 12:30 p.m. ET
Where: All The Ladies Music Festival on Facebook

Children’s music artist Joanie Leeds is presenting All The Ladies Music Festival, an afternoon of family music performed by an all-ladies cast.


Ben Gibbard
When: Wednesday, April 1 & Thursday, April 2, 1-7 p.m. ET
Where: Death Cab for Cutie on YouTube

The Death Cab frontman is continuing his popular livestream series until further notice.

Indieheads Festival
When: Every Thursday at 9 p.m. ET
Where: @indie_heads on Instagram

The notoriously niche Indieheads Reddit thread will host this “extremely online” festival to benefit indie artists affected by coronavirus, including Remo Drive, Why Bonnie and more.

Andrew Bird
When: Anytime
Where: Andrew Bird on YouTube

Andrew Bird has uploaded the breadth of his Live From the Great Room video series to YouTube. Streamed live over the past three years, the collection features interviews and songs with familiar faces such as Fiona Apple, Chris Thile and Yola.

Jason Hawk Harris
When: Thursday, April 2 at 10 p.m. ET & Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. ET
Where: Jason Hawk Harris on Facebook

The self-titled “meta-apocalyptic country” singer will play for an audience on Facebook throughout the week.

When: Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. ET & Friday, April 3 at 9:30 p.m. ET
Where: CBDB on Facebook

Members of the Alabama jam band are taking turns taking over their Facebook page for solo sets.

Mary Chapin Carpenter
When: Sporadically
Where: @marychapincarpenter on Instagram

Give veteran singer/songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter a follow and you never know when she’ll brighten your feed with an episode of her “Songs From Home” series, which features frequent appearances from her dog Angus.

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