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At home with Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens, Citizen Cope, Michael Franti and the Tweedy family

At home with Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens, Citizen Cope, Michael Franti and the Tweedy family

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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. [All times listed ET]

Scheduled Shows

  • 8/7-14 - Brandi Carlile, Youth Orchestra LA and members of the LA Phil, on demand for 7 days on the Hollywood Bowl website
  • 8/8 - Virtual Musikfest - WXPN Free at Noon - The Ladies: Kacey Musgraves, Lissie, Amy Ray, Jade Jackson, Sunflower Bean, Grace Potter
  • 8/9 - Virtual Musikfest - WXPN Free at Noon - The Songwriters: Dhani Harrison, Ray LaMontagne, Suzanne Vega, Brandi Carlile, Chris and Rich from The Black Crowes, Josh Ritter
  • 8/9 - Mary Gauthier - Sundays w/Mary and special guests, 8/9 Rodney Crowell, 8/30 Slaid Cleaves
  • 8/10 - G. Love & Friends at 8pm from the Misquamicut Drive-In, $
  • 8/13-16 - Philadelphia Folk Festival livestream - the 59th annual fest goes online with multiple streams of music, integrated chat, campfire open mics, and zoom campsites: with Ben Gibbard, Shakey Graves, Allen Stone, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Josh Ritter, Los Lobos, Billy Bragg, Rhiannon Giddens, Richard Thompson, The Lone Bellow, Chris Smither, Devon Gilfillian, Ivan Neville and many more
  • 8/14 - Vote Ready: A Concert for Voter Registration at 7pm, self-recorded performances from The War On Drugs, Daniel Rossen (of Grizzly Bear), Christopher Bear (of Grizzly Bear), Kyp Malone (of TV On The Radio), Kevin Morby, Waxahatchee, Tarriona Tank Ball, Hand Habits, Ciggy, Kam Franklin (of The Suffers) and more; fans who check their voter registration status via HeadCount.org/VoteReady will receive a free eTicket
  • 8/14 - Best Coast perform Crazy for You in its entirety with Paramore's Hayley Williams, Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry and others, 9pm, $
  • 8/14 - Amythyst Kiah for the No Contact Concert Series, 8-11pm
  • 8/15 - Michael Franti “Stay At Home Concert World Tour” Livestream ($) from 9-11:30pm; Soulrocker House Party
  • 8/24 - John Hiatt performs Bring the Family and Slow Turning in their entirety at 8pm; $$ interactive or $ balcony
  • 8/28 - Angel Olsen, release show for her new album, Whole New Mess, 9pm $
  • 8/29, 9/13, 9/19, 9/28 - Björk live from Reykjavík’s Harpa Hall showcasing new instrumental arrangements of songs from her back catalogue, with proceeds going to Kvennaathvarfið – a charity that supports women and immigrants of different origin within Iceland (shows were rescheduled)
  • 8/29-30 - IDLES concert livestreams at 4pm and 6:45pm (8/29) and 7am (8/30) $
  • 8/31 - John Hiatt “Songs & Stories" requests and listener Q&A at 8pm; $$ interactive or $ balcony
  • 9/4 - Patti Smith, "An Evening of Words & Music" live broadcast, 9pm $
 

Livestream Series: Artists

  • Norah Jones is doing weekly Facebook performances, Thursdays at 4pm, and posting mini-concerts on her "All a Dream" YouTube Channel with a mix of old and new songs recorded at home
  • 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 on Instagram
  • The Mavericks' Raul Malo Instagram features live performances from home
  • Low Cut Connie  - online shows for Patreon supporters
  • Rufus Wainwright - Daily Instagram series of live songs in his bathrobe
  • Neil Finn live audio streams on Mixlr, when he can
  • Grace Potter has launched a Monday Night Twilight weekly livestream series on YouTube and Facebook at 9pm
  • 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
  • The Kennedys take real-time requests and do theme shows from home, Sundays at 2pm
  • 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 1pm with guest musicians
  • Amanda Shires has an "I So Lounging" YouTube series of live music most days at 6pm on her YouTube channel
  • Todd Snider “What It Is - Purple Building” Livestreams are Sundays at noon
     

Livestream Series: Variety

  • Night In with Tarrytown Music Hall - tune in for livestream concerts and enjoy takeout from Music Hall dining partners: support live music and the restaurants you love until we can gather again
  • NJPAC in Your Living Room - presenting online live music and dance performances, weekly DJ dance parties, arts workshops and NJPAC Backstage celebrity interviews, plus events for kids and videos from their archives
  • 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
  • Girls with Guitars - Mondays at 8pm ET on Instagram, curated by H.E.R.
  • Levi’s brings you "live performances from some of your favorite artists” every weekday on Instagram
  • 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
  • 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
  • Summerstage Anywhere Series from the Capital One City Parks Foundation, Fridays at 7pm
  • Joe's Pub Live! From the Archives - Two or three nights a week at 8pm, check back on performance date for streaming link.
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center - All new programs are online every day
  • 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
  • Rough Trade hosts "Rough Trade Transmissions" on Instagram TV every day at 1pm; archived performances include Ásgeir, Brian Fallon, Margaret Glaspy and more
     

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
  • Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine, a benefit produced by the Prine family and his Oh Boy Records label, with family and friends sharing memories and songs including Courtney Marie Andrews, Dan Auerbach, Kevin Bacon, Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Stephen Colbert, Iris DeMent, Jason Isbell, Jim James, Bill Murray, Kacey Musgraves, Margo Price, Bonnie Raitt, The Secret Sisters, Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson, Todd Snider, Billy Bob Thornton, Kurt Vile, John Paul White, Rita Wilson and more. Originally streamed on 6/11/20
  • Newport Folk Festival has archived sets of many artists on NPR Music
  • Radiohead’s YouTube channel is releasing live shows from the Radiohead Public Library weekly, Thursdays at 5pm
  • The National video series ‘An Exciting Communal Event’ - Monday evenings at 5pm, 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 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 nugs.tv; 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
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band puts out full shows on Facebook, YouTube and nugs.net every Thursday at 8pm via Swamp Family TV
  • Pink Floyd Evolving Playlist, "Syd, Roger, Richard, Nick and David" features rare, unreleased tracks added daily
  • A Concert A Day is available daily at 4pm 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 nugs.tv
     

Plus

  • The Line - a new documentary-style play based on interviews with NYC first responders during the Covid-19 pandemic, on The Public Theater YouTube channel, on demand until 8/4
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our listeners across the country might enjoy David Lynch's daily weather reports for Los Angeles (yes, really)
     

In Person!

8/7 and 8/8 - Yo La Tengo at MASS MoCA (home of Wilco's Solid Sound fest in Western Mass.), BYO chair

City Winery Concerts in the Vineyard, Montgomery, NY - Reserve your seating pod for these upcoming shows, 1 hour north of NYC:

  • 8/8 - Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
  • 8/15 - Chris Thile
  • 8/29 - Martin Sexton
  • 9/5 - Amy Helm
  • 9/19 - Joan Osborne

Also fun: Drive-in Theaters in the NYC area