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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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