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How Can You Access Live Music During Quarantine

Updated: May 5, 2020

During this period where we are all confined in our homes, it's difficult for us to access live music since all live performances are canceled until 2020 autumn. It's surely difficult not being able to have a face-to-face concrete connection with music but in Italy, -the coronavirus outbreak center in Europe- people found an unusual way to sing in their balconies and show they were united with one another via music! This was very inspiring for everyone and it ignited everyone's passion to sing and play. When it came to artists who had their shows canceled, they broadcasted their concerts.

We have been confined in our homes for 2 months and all of our habits have changed. In my previous article, I mentioned how confinement affected our habits concerning music. We would usually listen to music while we're going to work but after the coronavirus outbreak, our "route songs" turned into our cooking songs. Podcasts and listening rates have reached an all-time high!

Art: Isabella Rendon

We must accept that our new habits are going to stay the same for a little while and unfortunately we'll continue to "fulfill" our concert needs with IG-lives or on other social platforms. I will share live concerts with you in this article. Let's endure these times together. Stay home, Stay together, Stay with music!

All times are GMT / BST.

- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

24 hour Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds videos, interviews, live performances and more.

- The Sounds “Safe and Sound” Livestream

Two weeks ago today we played this concert at the KB in Malmo as a livestream for you all. The response was overwhelming. We wanted to share this again for those who missed it, and for the rest of you that may just need to see it again! Limited edition custom T-shirts are available only for this weekend at #thesounds #staysafe #safeandsound

- Rolling Stone – “In My Room” series

Rolling Stone releases episodes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET on their Instagram — with legacy artists and newer names; with artists across genres and across the globe. Recent guests include John Fogarty, Angelique Kidjo, Willie Nelson and Nicole Atkins.

- Neil Young Fireside Sessions

Canadian godfather of Grunge Neil Young has just released his first fireside sessions. Filmed by his wife Daryl Hannah at their home Colorado home, the sessions are available to watch for free via Neil’s website Neil Young Archives.

- Amazon Music #togetherathome

Music from around the world, live in your home.

6 different artists every day.

- October Drift Live Stream

We’re delighted to announce our second livestream, this time with one of our favourite acts October Drift!

- Frank Turner – Independet Venue Love

#IndependentVenueLove Vol 7! This Thursday, 8.30pm UK on my YouTube, TAPE DECK HEART in full! A benefit for a very special place – Molotow in Hamburg, Germany. Mark your diaries.

- Alfie Tempelman – Sunday Morning Cereal with guests

Sunday Morning Cereal’ w/ fans and guest appearances. Generated from general conversation with fans & Q&As. The longer-term goal is to turn this into a video series on YouTube. e.g. Alfie in conversation with Justin Young (The Vaccines).

- Planet – Live at Your Place

Matty + Tom – Playing the live set via the studio!

Stay tuned for details…

- Passenger – Isolation Sunday

Singer-songwriter Passenger hosts a live stream on his Youtube channel every Sunday at 7PM GMT.

- Marsicans’ Lockdown Live

Marsicans’ Lockdown Live returns, tomorrow, Instagram, 7pm. Expect more stupid chat, some songs, and a guest appearance from an up and coming International DJ.

Cover art: Breanna Keane


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