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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.
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park: noon on Twitch
Sofi Tukker: noon on Instagram
Jonatha Brooke: 2 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Devon Gilfillian: 2 p.m. on Bandsintown
I Draw Slow: 3 p.m. on YouTube, Twitch and Facebook
The National: 4 p.m., "Live from the Past," on YouTube
David Garibaldi (Tower of Power drummer): 6 p.m. on Instagram
Greensky Bluegrass: 7 p.m. on fans.com
Penelope Boulder: 7 p.m. on Facebook
Metallica: 7 p.m. "Live from the Archives," on YouTube, Facebook and Nugs TV
Sara Evans: 7:30 p.m. on Instagram
Grace Potter: 8 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube
The Marcus King Band: 8 p.m., live from Nashville on the Marcus King Band website
Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on Stage It
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