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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 ($) are ticketed events.
Ron Gallo: noon on YouTube
CatSong Festival: a virtual festival celebrating the music of Yusuf / Cat Stevens featuring performances from Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, Passenger, James Morrison, Brandon Boyd, HAIM and more: 2 p.m. on YouTube
Lisa Loeb: 2 p.m. on Veeps ($)
Amanda Shires: 3 p.m. on YouTube
Evanescence: 3 p.m. on Evanescence Live ($)
Leon Vynehall: 3 p.m. on Mixcloud ($)
Bad Bad Hats: 4 p.m. on Patreon ($)
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV ($)
Moon Taxi: 6 p.m. on YouTube
Ashley DuBose: 7 p.m., Rondo Community Music Series, on Crowd Cast
Cody Jinks: 7 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)
Dan Israel, Katy Vernon, Nelson Devereaux, Taara Verma: 7 p.m., "A Night In To Celebrate," on Eventbrite ($)
Darlene Love: 7 p.m., Love for the Holidays, on Showclix ($)
No Joy's "No Bummer All Summer Virtual Beach Party" featuring No Joy, Sad13 and more: 7 p.m. on Seated ($)
Jars of Clay: 7 p.m., "A Family Christmas," on Seated ($)
Liam Gallagher: 7 p.m. on Universe ($)
The Lizards: 7 p.m. on YouTube
Neal Casal Music Foundation Livestream Benefit: 7 p.m. on Eventbrite ($) (more about Neal Casal)
Patty Griffin: 7 p.m. on Mandolin ($)
The Water Cycle: 7 p.m. on Baby TV ($)
Lindsey Buckingham: 7:30 p.m. on the artist's website ($)
Mike Michel and the Orange Goodness: 7:30 p.m., live from El Diablo Guitars in Northeast Minneapolis, on Facebook and Instagram
Sounds Like Home IV — day one of The Current's two-day Virtual Festival: Monica LaPlante, Miloe, Tina Schlieske, Lupin 8 – 10 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube
Davina and the Vagabonds: 8 p.m. via the Hook & Ladder Theater & Lounge ($)
Madison McFerrin: 8 p.m. on Eventbrite ($)
Marcus King Band: 8 p.m. on Nugs TV ($)
Sunflower Bean: 8 p.m. on LPR TV ($)
The Hold Steady: 8 p.m., live from Brooklyn, N.Y., on Fans Live ($)
Yungblud: 8 p.m. on Moment House ($)
Langhorne Slim: 9 p.m. on YouTube
Love You Madly: A Stream for Santa Cruz Fire Relief featuring Sammy Hagar, Boz Scaggs and Bonnie Raitt, Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), Joe Satriani, Los Lobos and more: 9 p.m. on YouTube
SMooCH Seattle Musicians for Children's Hospital benefit featuring Ben Gibbard (of Death Cab For Cutie), Angel Olsen, Jason Isbell, Fred Armisen, Kim Gordon, J Mascis, Yuno, Bret McKenzie (of Flight of the Conchords), clipping., Couch Riffs and more: 9:30 p.m. on YouTube
The Mother Hips: 10 p.m. on Seated ($)
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