Live stream Virtual Gig List: This Is The Kit; Rufus Wainwright; Planet Afropunk Virtual Festival; Mary Bue; The Avett Brothers and more

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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.

This Is The Kit: noon on Instagram

Low: 3 p.m. on Instagram

100 gecs: 3 p.m. on Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music

Rufus Wainwright: 4 p.m., "A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective," on Veeps ($)

MTV's Women in Rap week featuring Kodie Shane: 5 p.m. on Instagram

Melissa Etheridge: 5 p.m. on Etheridge TV ($)

Planet Afropunk Virtual Festival (day one) with Moses Sumney, Meshell Ndegeocello, Ari Lennox, serpentwithfeet, Masego, Mereba, Duckwrth, Sampa The Great, Songhoy Blues, Petite Noir, Kirby, Common, Yves Tumor, Bootsy Collins, and more: 5 p.m. on the Planet Afropunk website

Judy Collins and Chatham County Line: 6 p.m. on Virginia Arts Festival website

Tom Petty's Birthday Bash featuring Amos Lee, Brandi Carlile, Emily King and more: 6 p.m. on Tom Petty's website

Chief Keef x Polo G: 6 p.m. on Dreamstage

The Disco Biscuits: 6 p.m. on Couch Tour ($)

The Avett Brothers: 7 p.m., live from Charlotte Motor Speedway, on Nugs TV ($)

Brooklyn Folk Festival (day one): 7 p.m. on YouTube

Leftover Salmon: 7 p.m. on Nugs TV ($)

Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog: 7 p.m. on Big Ears Festival ($)

Scarypoolparty: 7 p.m. on No Cap Shows ($)

The Dirty Nil: 7 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)

Trey Anastasio: 7 p.m. on Twitch

Rocking from Home Benefit Concert featuring The Head and the Heart: 7:30 p.m. on Little Brother's website ($)

Big Freedia: 8 p.m. on Instagram and Facebook

Doomtree TV: 8 p.m. on YouTube

Mary Bue: 8 p.m., Live Stream from The Hook and Ladder Theater, on Crowdcast ($)

PUP: 8 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)

Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on Stage It

Yam Haus - Pop Game Release Show: 8 p.m. on Topeka

Bootsy Collins Album Release: 8 p.m. on veeps ($)

Railroad Earth: 8:30 p.m. on Nugs TV ($)

Charles Lloyd Ocean Trio: 10 p.m. on Live from the Lobero ($)

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