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In this unprecedented public health emergency, concerts of all sizes have been cancelled or postponed around the world. Minnesota musicians are among those connecting with audiences online as artists and fans practice the social distance required to slow the spread of COVID-19. It’s a scary time, but as in other tough times, people are turning to musicians and other artists to lend comfort and inspiration.
If you’re an artist planning a virtual gig online, or if you’re a fan aware of an upcoming performance, please use this form to let us know! We’re especially on the lookout for Minnesota artists’ virtual shows, but are happy to include any artist of interest to The Current’s audience. All times below are CDT.
Arkells: noon on Instagram
Sofi Tukker: noon on Instagram
Cold War Kids: 2 p.m. on Instagram
Linda Perry: 2 p.m. "We Are Hear" on YouTube
Caitlyn Smith with special guest Maggie Rose: 2:30 p.m. on Instagram
Lido Pimienta: 3 p.m. on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook
Ra Ra Riot: 5 p.m. on Instagram
UPDATE: this show has been moved to Thursday, June 4. Apollo Theater Let's Stay (In) Together: Kool & the Gang, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Randolph, Michael McDonald and more: 6 p.m. on the Apollo Theater website
Hayes Carll: 6 p.m. on YouTube
Phish: 7:30 p.m., Madison Square Garden 2018, on Phish.com
Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on StageIt
DJ Questlove: 8 p.m. on YouTube
Dillon Francis: 10 p.m. on Twitch
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