Live Virtual Concerts
Accesso Club is compiling a list of live audio and video streams from around the world, categorized by date and genre, with links out to streaming platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Some will require registration or a subscription, but most will be free.
As more festivals, performances and concerts are canceled due to the coronavirus shutdown, musicians of all stripes and sizes are taking to social and streaming platforms to play live for their fans.
Jan. 12, 2021: Morgan Wallen is celebrating the release of his sophomore album, Dangerous: The Double Album, with a livestream from Nashville’s The Ryman. The free show begins at 9 p.m. ET and streams on his Facebook and and YouTube channel.
O.A.R.’s Marc Roberge will be performing with special guests. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Dec. 31: Justin Bieber is livestreaming a New Year’s Eve concert in collaboration with T-Mobile. The carrier’s customers can watch for free, while the event will be $25 for all others. The show begins at 10:15 p.m. ET; sign up for access to the concert at JustinBieberNYE.com.
Pink Martini are livestreaming a show aptly titled “Good Riddance 2020.” The set was filmed in Portland in front of a Christmas tree. Though the set was pretaped, members of the band will be participating in a live chat and offering commentary. The show begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $15.
Dec. 26: Dave Matthews, Diplo and many other are participating in HeadCount’s Georgia Comes Alive virtual music festival to get out the vote in the state’s upcoming Senate run-off election. The event kicks off at 3 p.m. ET. Donate at GeorgiaComesAlive.com to receive a link to watch the streaming festival.
Dec. 25: Grammy winners Warryn and Erica Campbell are inviting fans into their home on Christmas Day for the annual holiday tradition of performing holiday tunes. The event, which begins at 6 p.m. ET, will also feature the gospel couple’s three children Krista, Warryn III and Zaya. Join the livestream here.
Dec. 24-25: Gospel icon Marvin Sapp will perform as part the virtual celebration, A Chosen Christmas, at the Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to Sapp, the event — which begins streaming at 7 p.m. CST — will also include performances from the cathedral’s music department, under the leadership of Dr. Myron Williams. Watch it here.
Dec. 22: Dua Lipa is performing for the final Pandora Live series, which will also feature an in-depth conversation with the artist. There will also be an opportunity for fans to participate in a virtual pre-show meet-and-greet and trivia. The show begins at 9 p.m.; RSVP here.
Dec. 21: Fleet Foxes are hosting their first official livestream, titled “A Very Lonely Solstice Livestream.” The show will feature a solo acoustic performance by frontman and songwriter Robin Pecknold, with a one song guest appearance from the Resistance Revival Chorus. The show begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets are $20 plus service charges.
Dec. 19: Dance Gavin Dance will be performing live from the Sacramento Tower Bridge. The setlist is fan-voted, and will include songs the band has never done live before. The show begins at 7 p.m. ET; tickets start at $15.
Dec. 18: Barenaked Ladies are doing a special holiday livestream featuring songs from Barenaked for the Holidays as well as some sketch comedy written by the band. The show begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets are $15.
Dec. 17: Melanie Martinez is streaming a live show titled “Can’t Wait Till I’m Out of K-12” on Headliner. Tickets start at $18.50; the show begins at 8 p.m. ET and PT.
Dec. 15: Marc Roberge of O.A.R. is performing live from The Barn at Gold Ring. He’ll be doing songs from each of the band’s albums. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Dec. 12-13: Gorillaz are performing three live shows across different time zones for their first live set since 2018. The North America show takes place on the 12th at 7 p.m. ET; tickets start at $15.
Dec. 12: Andrea Bocelli is performing live from Italy’s Teatro Regio di Parma opera house, with appearances by special guests for the event titled “Believe in Christmas.” Tickets go on sale Nov. 20.
Sam Smith, Wyclef Jean and many others will be performing for the Lang Lang International Music Foundation’s first virtual concert. The show begins at 3 p.m. ET on Lang Lang’s YouTube channel.
Dec. 10-20: Straight No Chaser are performing 10 shows live from Maryland’s MGM National Harbor. Each show will have a unique setlist featuring holiday hits and pop staples, as well as some of the group’s most beloved tunes, as well as songs that they have yet to perform live. Tickets start at $20.
Dec. 9: Mickey Guyton, Dustin Lynch and more are participating in a live benefit concert The Farm Must Go On to raise money for Farm Rescue, a non-profit that is helping farmers impacted during the coronavirus pandemic. The event begins at 8 p.m. ET on YouTube; donate here.
Dec. 5: Liam Gallagher is performing live for a global event he’s calling “Down by the River Thames.” For the show, he’ll be performing Oasis classics as well as songs from his solo career — while floating down the river on a barge. There will be two streams for U.S. viewers: one at 8 p.m. ET and another at 8 p.m. PT. Tickets are $22.50.
Evanescence will be performing songs from their upcoming album The Bitter Truth as well as fan-favorite tunes live for a streamed concert. The show begins at 4 p.m. ET; early bird tickets are $9.99.
Lindsey Buckingham is livestreaming a performance titled “At Home With Lindsey Buckingham.” The Q&A begins at 7 p.m. ET, and the music at 8:30 p.m. ET. Tickets start at $15 plus tax.
Darlene Love is continuing her tradition of performing Christmas shows, this year with virtual concert “Love for the Holidays” streamed from New York’s Sony Hall. The show starts at 8 p.m. ET; tickets are $35.
G Flip, Tkay Maidza and Baker Boy check in for performances at the Red Bull Music Motel. Featuring top-caliber Australian artists, the virtual event is hosted by The Inspired Unemployed and Linda Marigliano. The two-hour show kicks off 6pm AEST (3am ET).
Dec. 3-5: The Hold Steady are streaming their Massive Nights event, a multi-night celebration of music and community, from New York’s Brooklyn Bowl. Tickets start at $15.
Dec. 1: Alice in Chains will be honored by the Museum of Pop Culture. The livestreamed event will feature tribute performances by Metallica, Billy Corgan, Duff McKagan, and many more. Eddie Vedder, Tom Morello, Robert Downey Jr. and others are also set for special appearances. The event begins 9 p.m. ET, and will simulcast on the museum’s Facebook page, Amazon Music’s Twitch channel, and the Amazon Music app. RSVP here.