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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). Shows marked with ($) are ticketed events.
NYU's virtual fest featuring Dehd, Samia, KeiyA and more: 11 a.m. on YouTube
Joy Ruckus Club: World's Largest Asian American music festival; day 1 features the best of Asian K-POP, R&B, Singer/Songwriter and EDM: noon on Session Live ($)
The Who: 2 p.m. on the Teenage Cancer Trust website
Christine and the Queens: 3 p.m. on YouTube
Save Our Stages Fest: Day 2, with Jason Mraz, Adam Melchor, Kelsea Ballerini, JP Saxe, Cautious Clay, Bea Miller, Gus Dapperton, Phoebe Bridgers, Rise Against, Brittany Howard, Leon Bridges, Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, The Roots, Portugal. The Man, and Major Lazer; hosted by Reggie Watts: 3 p.m. on YouTube (more info and donation information at saveourstages.com)
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV ($)
All Souls to the Polls featuring Los Lobos, Linda Ronstadt and more: 7 p.m. on Twitch and Facebook
Goose: 7 p.m., live from Waynesville, N.C., on Live X Live ($)
Grand Ole Opry Livestream: Bill Anderson, Mandy Barnett, Brandy Clark, Chris Janson, and Don Schlitz: 7 p.m. on YouTube
Hudson Valley Votes with Sean Lennon, Norah Jones, Natalie Merchant, Nels Cline, Justin Vivian Bond, Corey Glover, John Medeski, Fred Armisen, Meshell Ndegeocello, Melissa Auf der Maur, Amanda Seyfried, and more: 7 p.m. on YouTube
I Am Your Mama's Country Music featuring Kaiah Kater, Desiree Dorion, Rissi Palmer and Leyla McCalla: 7 p.m. on Country Soul Song Book ($)
Jorma Kaukonen: 7 p.m. on YouTube
Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Will Hoge: 7 p.m. on YouTube
METZ: 7 p.m. on Dice ($)
Pitbull: 7 p.m. on Live X Live ($)
Talking Dreads: 7 p.m. on YouTube
The Disco Biscuits: 7 p.m. on Couch Tour ($)
William Elliott Whitmore: 7 p.m. on Veeps ($)
Big Freedia: 8 p.m. on Stage It ($)
Bishop Briggs: 8 p.m. on Veeps ($)
Laura Jane Grace: 8 p.m. on AudioTree ($)
Sammy Hagar: 8 p.m. on Nugs TV ($)
Tennis: 8 p.m. on their website ($)
Run The Jewels: 11 p.m. on Adult Swim
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