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During the COVID-19 pandemic, concerts have moved online as artists, venues and other outlets create new ways to re-imagine the live-music experience as social-distancing practices are commonplace. New platforms and ticketed online events have emerged as the music industry continues to innovate during this time.
If you’re an artist planning a virtual gig online, or if you’re aware of an upcoming performance, please use this form to let us know! We’re certainly on the lookout for Minnesota artists’ virtual shows, and we are happy to include any artist of interest to The Current’s audience.
All showtimes listed below are Central Daylight Time (CDT).
POP Montreal virtual festival: Larry Achiampong, Zinnia, Wolfcastle, Cedric Noel, Pancake, No Joy, Jaywood: 1:30 p.m. on the POP Montreal website
Dean & Britta: 2 p.m. on Veeps
Nick Hakim: 3 p.m. on Badu World Market
Lisa Loeb: 3 p.m. on Looped Live
Bonnaroo presents Virtual ROO-ality featuring featuring Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Allen Stone, Run the Jewels and more: 4:30 p.m. on YouTube
Hopscotch Music Festival: Moon Racer, LesTheGenius, Zack Mexico, Dougie Poole: 4:30 p.m. on NPR Live Sessions
Blue Ox Festival: Campout in the Pines featuring Yonder Mountain String Band, Lindsay Lou and Buffalo Gospel: 5 p.m. on Fans
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV
"Best Of Pitchfork Music Festival" Broadcast featuring performances by Angel Olsen, Beach House, Big Thief, Blood Orange, Carly Rae Jepsen, Charli XCX, Danny Brown, FKA twigs, Grimes, Jamila Woods, Kamasi Washington, LCD Soundsystem, Mitski, Perfume Genius, Rico Nasty, Robyn, Run the Jewels, Sleater-Kinney, Solange, and Wilco: 6 p.m. on YouTube
Dark Star Orchestra: 6 p.m. on Nugs TV
DC Jazz Fest: 6 p.m. on Fans.com
Billy Strings: 7 p.m. on Nugs TV
Esme Patterson: 7 p.m. on Facebook
Farm Aid 2020 On The Road with Willie Nelson, Brandi Carlile, Valerie June, Margo Price, Black Pumas, Bonnie Raitt, The War and Treaty, Neil Young and more: 7 p.m. on AXS TV and YouTube
Hot Tuna: 7 p.m., recorded March 2018, on YouTube
John Oates with the Good Road Band: 7 p.m. on Nugs TV
Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Maggie Rose: 7 p.m. on YouTube
Natalie Prass: 7 p.m. on Instagram
Ohana Festival — archival performances by Eddie Vedder, The Strokes, Incubus, Social Distortion, Tash Sultana, Jenny Lewis, Glen Hansard, LP, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Mudhoney, Benjamin Booker, Las Cafeteras, Pluralone, The Aquadolls: 7 p.m. on YouTube (streaming free for 24 hours)
Oh Sees: 7 p.m. on Levistation Sessions
Big Brother & the Holding Company: 7:30 p.m. on Musae
Jay Gonzalez: 8 p.m. on Noon Chorus
The Weeks: 8 p.m. on Exit In
Modern English: 10:30 p.m. on AXS
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