3 Nationally Live Streaming Concerts To Watch While You Quarantine This Week
With concerts being postponed nationwide amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, artists across the country are turning to online streaming as a way to continue to share live music with their fans. While there is much uncertainty in today’s world, the many live streamed concerts that have taken place to date have played a large role in helping us all through this difficult time.
There are several live stream concerts scheduled this week, and more are announced daily. To keep updated with live stream concerts as they are announced, Billboard.com has a great ongoing list which it updates regularly. Additionally, local artists in the Charlotte area have embraced the live streaming trend. Continue to follow our social media as we share as many local artist live streams as we can.
Here are 3 nationally live streaming concerts that are taking place this week, some of which will be available on CCG-TV, that we can’t wait for:
Metallica – Monday @ 8:00 pm EST
The heavy metal band has announced “Metallica Mondays” during which the band will live stream full sets from past shows every Monday during quarantine. The live streams are available on Metallica’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Phish – Tuesday @ 8:30 pm EST
The iconic rock band has jumped on the live stream bandwagon, announcing its “Dinner and a Movie” series that will take place every Tuesday night at 8:30 pm EST. Similarly to Metallica, the series will involve the band live streaming full sets of past concerts. The first installment of the series took place last week when the band played its archived show from 8/31/2012 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO.
Diplo – Tuesday, Thursday thru Sunday @ Varying Times
Diplo is a popular DJ and record producer that is fully running with the live stream movement. The artist will be playing live sets five days a week for the duration of the quarantine. Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Diplo will perform a new set of which he will also pay royalties to each artist whose music he uses during the performance. The shows will be available on the DJ’s Instagram, Twitch and YouTube pages.