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In this unprecedented public health emergency, concerts of all sizes have been cancelled or postponed around the world. Minnesota musicians are among those connecting with audiences online as artists and fans practice the social distance required to slow the spread of COVID-19. It’s a scary time, but as in other tough times, people are turning to musicians and other artists to lend comfort and inspiration.
If you’re an artist planning a virtual gig online, or if you’re a fan aware of an upcoming performance, please use this form to let us know! We’re especially on the lookout for Minnesota artists’ virtual shows, but are happy to include any artist of interest to The Current’s audience. All times below are CDT.
Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home: Burna Boy, Seun Kuti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Angélique Kidjo and more: 11 a.m.. on YouTube
Sofi Tukker: noon on Instagram
Cold War Kids: 2 p.m. on Instagram
Town Mountain: 3 p.m. on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook
Anna Stine: 4 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube
The National: 4 p.m. on YouTube
The Mastersons: 5 p.m. on Facebook
Save the Children COVID-19 Relief Festival: Jason Mraz, Goo Goo Dolls, LP, Jon Batiste, Andy Grammer, Caroline Jones and more: 5 – 8:30 p.m. on YouTube
Metallica: 7 p.m. on YouTube
Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket: 8 p.m. on Facebook
Grace Potter: 8 p.m. on YouTube
Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on StageIt
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