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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.
Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian: 7:30 a.m. on Facebook
David Ramirez: 11 a.m. on Instagram
Sofi Tukker: 12 p.m. on Instagram
Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf, episode 4, with Bob Boilen and 2019 winner Quinn Christopherson: 2 p.m. on YouTube
Frank Turner: 2:30 p.m. on YouTube
The Brothers Comatose: 3 p.m. on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: 3 p.m. on Facebook
Norah Jones: 4 p.m. on Facebook
Radiohead: 4 p.m. concert film from the band's archive on YouTube
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Bob Moses: 7 p.m. on YouTube
H.E.R.: 7 p.m. on Instagram
Jesse Malin: 7 p.m. on Veeps
Jillian Rae: 7 p.m. on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
Michaela Anne: 7 p.m. on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram
The Tamir Rice "Fight the Power" Benefit Stream: 7 p.m. on Twitch
Tedeschi Trucks Band: 7 p.m. on Facebook
Dessa's Show of Force Majeure: 7:45 p.m. on Instagram
Cordovas: 8 p.m. on Facebook
Mayer Hawthorne: 8 p.m. on YouTube
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