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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.
Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian: 7:30 a.m. on Facebook
Virtual Musikfest with John Doe, Benjamin Booker, Jonny Lang, Marcus King Band, and more: 11 a.m. on NPR Live Sessions
Maan: 2 p.m. on Ticketmaster
Ride: 2:30 p.m. on Dice
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: 3 p.m. on Facebook
R.E.M.: 3 p.m., 1999 Glastonbury headlining set, on YouTube
The Streets: 3 p.m. on Universe
Norah Jones: 4 p.m. on Facebook
Radiohead: 4 p.m. live concert film on YouTube
Chicano Batman: 5 p.m. on Youtube
Soul Asylum: 5 p.m. on Feeding Our Communities Partners
Low Cut Connie: 5 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram
Mt. Joy: 6:30 p.m. on Noon Chorus
Jillian Rae: 7 p.m. on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
Michaela Anne: 7 p.m. on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram
Rick Ross vs 2 Chainz: 7 p.m. on Instagram
Son Lux: 7 p.m. on Eventbrite
Tedeschi Trucks Band: 7 p.m. on Facebook
Carrie Rodriguez: 7:30 p.m. on Blue Rock Alive
Dessa's Show of Force Majeure: 7:45 p.m. on Instagram
Mayer Hawthorne: 8 p.m. on Youtube
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