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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 ($) are ticketed events.
U2 - The Virtual Road: 1:30 p.m., recorded live in Paris 2016, on YouTube
Alanis Morissette, Leon Bridges, Black Pumas, and more: 3 p.m., Set Break: a livestream event to support mental health in the music industry, on Twitch ($)
Open Mike Eagle: 3 p.m. on Brooklyn's On Air Fest
Sean Paul: 4 p.m. on Dreamstage ($)
Jaret Reddick of Bowling for Soup: 5 p.m. on Veeps ($)
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram
Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV ($)
BRIC JazzFest Night Three featuring Robert Glasper, MAE.SUN, and more: 6 p.m. on the festival website ($)
Hollis Brown: 6:30 p.m. on Mayo Performing Arts Center Mainstage & Livestream ($)
Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline and Glenn Kotche of Wilco: 7 p.m., Squesterfest5, on ESS.org
Land of Talk: 7 p.m. on Rock Le Plaza ($)
Leon Bridges: 7 p.m. on Brooklyn's On Air Fest
Long Neck: 7 p.m. on Bandcamp ($)
Mario: 7 p.m. on Mandolin ($)
OHMME: 7 p.m. on Audiotree ($)
Oh Sees (aka OSEES): 7 p.m. on Levitation Sessions ($)
Waxahatchee: 7 p.m. on Duke Performances ($)
Julia Holter, Mary Lattimore, clipping., and more: 7:50 p.m., Minecraft benefit Galactic Federation of Musicians and Allied Workers, on Youtube, this website, or Minecraft
Chelsea Cutler: 8 p.m. on Bandsintown PLUS ($)
Manchester Orchestra, Spoon, Fontaines D.C., Bachelor (Jay Som/Palehound), Dirty Projectors, Julien Baker, Real Estate, Jon Batiste, Glass Animals, The Melvins, Black Country, New Road, PUP, Sinkane, Bomba Estereo, The Districts, Beach Bunny, Dirty Projectors, Bruce Hornsby, and more: 8 p.m., Consequence Presents: Protect Live Music (Day 2), on Consequence of Sound
Matthew Wilder: 8 p.m. on Stage It ($)
The Mavericks: 8 p.m. on Nugs TV ($)
Sevendust: 8 p.m. on No Cap Shows ($)
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