Live stream Virtual Gig List: Patti Smith; Dua Lipa; Rufus Wainwright; Steve Earle; Fitz & the Tantrums; Mark Mallman; Eric Bellinger; Hip Hop Nutcracker 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 Standard Time (CST). Shows marked with ($) are ticketed events.

Around the Campfire featuring Oceanator, Long Neck, Sailor Boyfriend and more: 11 a.m. on Eventbrite

Michael McMillan: 2 p.m. on Facebook

Patti Smith: 2 p.m., a Black Friday performance, on Veeps ($)

Dua Lipa: 2:30 p.m., "Studio 2054," on Universe ($)

Low: 3 p.m. on Instagram

Rufus Wainwright: 4 p.m. on Veeps ($)

City Folk Virtual Edition: Steve Earle, Hannah Georgas, Wild Rivers and more: 4:30 p.m. on City Folk Festival ($)

Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV ($)

Fitz & the Tantrums: 7 p.m., at Red Rocks rebroadcast, on Nugs TV ($)

Hip Hop Nutcracker: 7 p.m. on The Ordway's website ($)

John McCutcheon: 7 p.m. on Mandolin ($)

Mary Chapin Carpenter: 7 p.m., live from Wolf Trap, on Seated ($)

Red Baraat: 7 p.m. on Bandcamp ($)

Trey Anastasio: 7 p.m. on Twitch

Twiddle: 7 p.m. on Fans Live ($)

Unlocked Voices Virtual Benefit Concert Series: Texas, featuring Texas artists Saul Paul, Myron Williams, Robert Ellis, Chadney Christle, ShySpeaks, Skinny Cooks and Poppy Xander of The Polyphonic Spree: 7:30 p.m. on Facebook

Big Freedia: 8 p.m. on Instagram and Facebook

Doomtree TV: 8 p.m. on YouTube

Eric Bellinger: 8 p.m. on Dream Stage ($)

Face to Face: 8 p.m. on No Cap Shows ($)

Mark Mallman: 8 p.m. on Facebook

Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on Stage It ($)

Ruel: 9:30 p.m. on Moment House ($)

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