Live stream Virtual Gig List: Democracy Comes Alive Festival; Midway Music Festival; Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival; Low Cut Connie; Joan Osborne; Brandi Carlile and more

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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).

Democracy Comes Alive festival with Bruce Hornsby; G. Love; Dumpstaphunk; Hiss Golden Messenger; Katie Pruitt; Michael Franti; Trampled by Turtles: 10 a.m. on Democracy Comes Alive

Rhiannon Giddens: 11 a.m. on the Heritage Blues Festival website

Midway Music Festival: Kaina, Amerikken, Marlo, Chantel Massey: noon on Veeps (one of two streams today)

Molly Tuttle: 2:16 p.m. on Eventbrite

Josh Groban: 3 p.m. on Josh Groban's website

Monica LaPlante live from a rooftop beside Fair State Brewing: 4 p.m. with link available via Facebook

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass virtual festival featuring Bonnie Raitt, Ashley Monroe, Carrie Rodriguez, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Amythyst Kiah, Birds of Chicago, Chuck Prophet, Emmylou Harris, Fantastic Negrito, Jim Lauderdale, Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, Shakey Graves, Steve Earle, The War and Treaty, Yola and more: 4 p.m. on Hardly Strictly Bluegrass website, Circle TV, Facebook and Nugs TV

Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram

Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV

Midway Music Festival: Sudan Archives, Kadhja Bonet, Okay Kaya, Madison McFerrin, Manon Voice: 5 p.m. on Veeps (second of two livestreams today)

JD Samson: 6 p.m. on Twitch

Matt Wilson and his Orchestra: 6 p.m. on YouTube

Rhett Miller: 6 p.m. on Stage It - live virtual jam with Jamey Arent (U.S.), Leigh Fuge (U.K.), Blake Straus (U.S.), Myles Jasnowski (U.S.) and David Henriksson (Sweden): 3:30 p.m. on

Joan Osborne: 7 p.m. on Facebook

José James; Talia: 8 p.m. on LPR TV

Mt. Joy: 7 p.m. on Seated

William Tyler: 8 p.m. on In Live

Brandi Carlile: 9 p.m. on Veeps

The Infamous Stringdusters: 9 p.m. on Luckstream

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