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At home with Josh Ritter, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Raul Malo and Low Cut Connie's Adam Weiner (photos courtesy of the artists)

At home with Josh Ritter, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Raul Malo and Low Cut Connie's Adam Weiner (photos courtesy of the artists)


We miss live music, and artists are stuck at home like we are. Thank goodness for the internet to build a bridge between us. Look for fundraising links and merchandise sale pages to support the folks you love.

Scheduled Shows

  • 5/26 - Phoebe Bridgers streams from her kitchen, 8pm ET
  • 5/28 - Dawn Landes on the Outpost in the Burbs Facebook page, 7-8pm ET
  • 5/28 - Phoebe Bridgers streams from her bathroom, 8pm ET
  • 5/29 - "Streaming Outta Fenway" Boston’s Dropkick Murphys perform from an empty Fenway Park in Boston with guest Bruce Springsteen at 6pm ET
  • 5/29 - Sharon Van Etten performs her 2009 debut album at 5pm ET ($ benefit)
  • 5/30 - Banding Together virtual concert with The Avett Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews, Nathaniel Rateliff and more for Colorado Music Relief Fund, 8pm ET
  • 5/30 - Dave Mattthews Band's “Drive-In” Broadcast at 8pm is a full live show from May, 2006 in Maryland Heights, MO
  • 5/30 - Live from Here with Chris Thile with guests Chicano Batman, Sarah Jarosz, Blake Mills
  • 6/4 - Phoebe Bridgers streams from her bed, 2pm ET
  • 6/4 - Whitney livestream to benefit National Independent Venue Association, tickets $15, 8pm ET
  • 6/6 - Laura Marling livestream from London's Union Chapel, tickets $12, 7pm ET
  • 6/6 - Dear Class of 2020, a virtual commencement ceremony for quarantined graduates on YouTube at 3pm ET with President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Janelle Monáe, Lizzo, Taylor Swift and more.
  • 6/11 - Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine at 7:30 ET, produced by the Prine family and his Oh Boy Records label, with family and friends sharing memories and songs

Livestream Series

  • Rickie Lee Jones, 'Songs from My Living Room,' singing piano songs and telling stories about writing the songs, every Friday in May at 7pm ET
  • Norah Jones is doing weekly Facebook performances, Thursdays at 4pm ET, and posting mini-concerts on her "All a Dream" YouTube Channel with a mix of old and new songs recorded at home
  • Colin Meloy of the Decemberists is live on Instagram Fridays at 3pm ET, supporting the Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund
  • Josh Ritter's "The Silo Sessions" stream weekly, Tuesdays at 7pm ET
  • The Tweedy Show: Nightly variety show with Jeff Tweedy and his sons Spencer and Sammy, run by Jeff's wife Susie. Chat, songs and genuine moments. 10:30pm ET on Instagram
  • Quarantine with Cope sessions on Instagram and Facebook: Tuesday at 6pm and 9pm ET, live from Citizen Cope's house; he has some good cooking episodes too
  • The Mavericks' Raul Malo Instagram features live performances from home
  • Low Cut Connie's "Live From South Philly" livestream concerts continue via Facebook [Bonus: "Islands In The Stream"]
  • Live from Here's ongoing #LiveFromHome series on Instagram: artists play a song and then challenge three friends to post one of their own, too
  • Rufus Wainwright - Daily Instagram series of live songs in his bathrobe
  • Neil Finn live audio streams on Mixlr, Tuesdays (more or less solo) and Saturdays (with an ensemble) at 6pm ET
  • Shawn Colvin is doing a series of "Deep Cuts" on her Instagram feed
  • Grace Potter has launched a Monday Night Twilight weekly livestream series on YouTube and Facebook at 9pm ET
  • Ben Gibbard does weekly livestreams on YouTube every Thursday at 7pm ET
  • Tegan and Sara continue “Where does the Good Grow?” at 6pm ET on Instagram
  • On Brian Fallon's 'Sittin' Round at Home' series on Instagram, the songwriter interviews other songwriters
  • Lukas Nelson brings the jams to Instagram live on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Low is doing Friday night livestream shows on Instagram at 4pm ET
  • Levi’s brings you "live performances from some of your favorite artists” every weekday on Instagram
  • The Kennedys take real-time requests from their NYC living room, Sundays at 2pm
  • The Rock and Roll Playhouse presents 60-minute family concerts for children to explore live music, movement, and collaborative creativity. The formerly live series (from Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre & Garcia's nearby) does livestream shows at 3pm on Facebook
  • Guitar Mash Virtual Campfires: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 5pm, artist alumni play on Instagram and invite you to sing and play along; warm-up video tutorials and charts are posted here; see below for guest schedule
  • The "Shut In & Sing" series offers a schedule of Americana and folk artists in concert online, like Amy Ray, Keb' Mo', and Lucy Wainwright Roche
  • Erin McKeown has revived her Cabin Fever performances, live on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram
  • David Wax Museum has a weekday Instagram Live chat/session at 1p ET with guest musicians
  • "Live From Emmet's Place," Monday nights at 7:30pm ET - Emmet Cohen does a jazz Facebook Live session each week from his Harlem pad.
  • Christine and the Queens heads to Instagram daily at 5pm ET with special guests and "weird concepts"
  • Amanda Shires has an "I So Lounging" YouTube series of live music most days at 6pm on her YouTube channel
  • The Guggenheim's Works & Process Virtual Commissions, set up to to financially support artists and nurture their creative process during these challenging times, are new musical works premiering on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (@worksandprocess) every Sunday and Monday at 7:30pm ET
  • Rough Trade hosts "Rough Trade Transmissions" on Instagram TV every day at 1pm ET; archived performances include Ásgeir, Brian Fallon, Margaret Glaspy and more
  • Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day is chalking up "No Fun Mondays," performing a new cover song on his YouTube channel
  • Girls with Guitars - Mondays at 8pm ET on Instagram, curated by H.E.R.
  • Todd Snider “What It Is - Purple Building” Livestreams are Sundays at noon
  • King Crimson: Music For Quiet Moments - Fridays with Robert Fripp

Live Music Archives

  • Of course the FUV Live Vault is always here for you, with thousands of performances from our own Studio A
  • NPR Music's Tiny Desk Home Concerts: Shows from home, including Jon Batiste, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Margo Price, "Tank" Ball, Soccer Mommy, plus Michael McDonald doing Doobie Brothers classics
  • Radiohead’s YouTube channel is releasing live shows from the Radiohead Public Library weekly, Thursdays at 5pm ET
  • The National video series ‘An Exciting Communal Event’ - Monday evenings at 5pm ET, streaming from the band's vault including classic live sets and rare footage
  • Neil Young's Fireside Sessions are just part of his giant archive
  • Dave Matthews Band's DMB Drive-In series Wednesdays at 8pm ET is full shows from the band's archives; the band spotlights a charity each week
  • The Grateful Dead: Weekly “Shakedown Stream” of classic live performances on their YouTube channel; each one kicks off with a live pre-show with members of the Dead community
  • "Weir Wednesday" - Full Bob Weir and Wolf Bros shows streamed for free on Facebook and at; Weir is encouraging all who can to donate to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
  • The Rolling Stones: Extra Licks - showcasing rare tour videos Sundays at 3pm through June 7 on YouTube
  • An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, live from Brooklyn Bowl Nashville’s stage, premiering Isbell's new Reunions album, from 5/15/20
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band puts out full shows on Facebook, YouTube and every Thursday at 8pm via Swamp Family TV
  • The Live From Here with Chris Thile archive features multiple full concerts
  • Pink Floyd have dug into their video archives, sharing their complete 10/20/94 gig - including a complete Dark Side of the Moon - filmed at London’s Earls Court arena, restored & re-edited from the original tape masters
  • Roger Waters and Lucius perform "Mother"
  • A Concert A Day is available daily at 4pm ET on the GRAMMYs Facebook page (think: Jeff Tweedy, Heartless Bastards) as Pickathon premieres 60 concerts in 60 days; viewer donations go to the Recording Academy's MusiCares initiative
  • Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Schedule Weekly “Rad Night in America” webcast showcasing “hand-picked full shows from the band” on
  • Ani DiFranco is playing unreleased live concerts from her archives via Righteous Babe Radio on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights at 10pm ET


  • NYC Nightlife United is an emergency relief fund to save NYC nightlife cultural spaces; join or apply for assistance
  • Sid Gold's Request Room: Virtual Piano Bar! There are pianists playing sing-along tunes every night on Facebook
  • Old-school dancing: The Freedom Party with Herbert Holler, live on Facebook weekly from Le Poisson Rouge
  • Dolly Parton reads bedtime stories! The 10-book video series happens at 6pm ET on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • The Save with Stories initiative on Instagram provides stories for children read by celebrities like Amy Adams, Lupita Nyongo, and Jennifer Garner in partnership with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry
  • Ani DiFranco has her own online radio station, Righteous Babe Radio, playing tracks from Ani and her labelmates
  • Tim Burgess of Charlatans is hosting daily listening parties of albums from artists like Pulp, New Order, The Style Council and more
  • Fat Boy Slim's 10-year-old daughter Nelly (and Norman Cook himself) joined forces to do their own 50-minute DJ set from their house as part of Camp Bestival's Stay at Home Easter Sleepover
  • If you miss live music a LOT, grab a crayon and put your homebound energy into music venue coloring sheets from Bowery Presents
  • Our listeners across the country might enjoy David Lynch's daily weather reports for Los Angeles (yes, really)

If you purchased tickets for an upcoming music event and want info about how to get a refund, these folks pulled together info and resources: Vulture | Billboard