Live In The Time Of COVID-19: Streaming Concerts For Friday, August 28

Jason Aldean
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– Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean plays a tune during the Country Rising Benefit Concert at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Nov. 12.

Concerts requiring mass, in-person gatherings have come to a halt thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but a germ can’t stop the music. Artists across the globe are stepping up to perform in creative ways, most notably with livestreaming performances across social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitch and beyond. 

In many cases, they are raising money for important causes, trying to keep their own important revenue coming in,  or simply keeping their fans (and themselves) entertained while we all wait for venues to re-open. In any case, they’re all valuable. In addition to sharing and keeping conversations about their art alive, it’s safe to say these streaming artist are performing a tremendous service to a shut-in world and for that they deserve our thanks. 

And if they have a tip jar, put in a little extra if you can. We are taking tips of the news kind at [email protected]. Thank you, and check back regularly as this list will be updated often. 

All times Pacific Daylight Time unless noted

2 a.m.

Natsuki Tamura Facebook

8:30 a.m.

Disclosure, album release party
9 a.m.

Kimberly Han, Lang Lang Foundation Play It Forward

10 a.m.

Krystle Dos Santos

Craig David

Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park)
Sofi Tukker
Country Sway, Kristian Bush, Meg & Tyler, Brendan Tyler and more…
11 a.m.

Flux Pavilion

Bandsintown “Most Liked”

12 p.m.

Rock and Roll Playhouse

2 p.m.

Craig Morgan

3 p.m.

“Carona Backyard Beach”,  Jason Aldean, Maddie & Tae, Brett Young and more
4 p.m.

“Inside Lands” Outside lands virtual fest Day 1

David Gans, Live From Oakland

4:30 p.m.

6LACK, Live From The Ledge

5 p.m.

St. Paul And The Broken Bones Fans

The Trews, Live From OLG Play Stage


Aluna George, Mad Decent Live


5:30 p.m.

“Unite To Fight Poverty”  with TobyMac, for KING & COUNTRY, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman and more

6 p.m.

Lafayette Gilchrist/ David Murray The Villlage Vanguard

“Live At The Ryman”/ Chris Janson Mandolin Livestream

Maggie Miles Hellooo TV

Dawes Noonchorus

Treasure Fingers

Rhett Miller

Ezra Kwizera

7 p.m.


7:30 p.m

Morgan Page

8 p.m.

Francophone Summer