Live stream Virtual Gig List: Kamasi Washington; Sam Smith; Rufus Wainwright; Gwar; Starcrawler and more





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.

L.A. Philharmonic presents Kamasi Washington: noon on Soundstage

Spectres: noon on Instagram

The Knife: 2 p.m. on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and Twitter

Wild Nothing: 2 p.m. on Twitch

Low: 3 p.m. on Instagram

Sam Smith: 3 p.m., live from Abbey Road Studios: 3 p.m. on Universe ($)

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

The New Colossus Festival with Hussy, Eades, Jackie, Jaywood, Nancy, Nature TV, Pave The Jungle, Wolfjay: 4 p.m. on YouTube

Gwar: 5 p.m. on Gwar's website ($)

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

The Aquabats: 5 p.m. on Veeps ($)

Dominic Fike: 6 p.m. on Live List

Greensky Bluegrass: 6 p.m. on Hy Fi ($)

The Dirty Nil: 6 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)

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

The Paranoyds: 6 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong: 6:15 p.m. on Fans Live ($)

Ana da Silva of the Raincoats: 7 p.m. on Issue Project Room

Blackberry Smoke: 7 p.m. on Mandolin ($)

Blackstone Cherry: 7 p.m. on Seated ($)

Buffalo Rose: 7 p.m. on Facebook

Boogarins: 7 p.m. on Seated ($)

CAM: 7 p.m. on Mandolin ($)

The String Cheese Incident: 7 p.m. on Facebook

Trey Anastasio: 7 p.m. on Twitch

Trio 3, Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, Vijay Iyer: 7 p.m. on Showclix ($)

The Grateful Dead, Dead Ahead concert film stream: 7 p.m., recorded October 30 and 31, 1980, at Radio City Music Hall in New York, on YouTube

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

Billy Corgan (acoustic set): 8 p.m. on ($)

Doomtree TV: 8 p.m. on YouTube

Kendra and the Bunnies: 8 p.m. on YouTube

Laraaji: 8 p.m. on LPR TV ($)

Michael Franti: 8 p.m. on Manhead Merch ($)

Rhett Miller: 8 p.m. on Stage It ($)

Starcrawler: 8 p.m. on No Cap Shows ($)

The Midnight: 8:30 p.m. on Seated ($)

The Skatalites: 8:30 p.m. on Showclix ($)

d'Lakes: 9 p.m. on Patreon and Instagram

Greer: 9 p.m. on Noon Chorus ($)

The Crystal Method: 9 p.m. on Stage It ($)

The Floozies: 9 p.m. on Facebook

Suzanne Santo: 9:15 p.m. on Jam in the Van ($)

Pedro the Lion: 10 p.m. on Undertow Shows ($)

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