Since we can’t go out to see a live show, Valley musicians are bringing the show to us.
If you’re a dedicated fan, or simply want to introduce yourself to our eclectic local scene, all you have to do stream a concert. You provide the drinks, and they’ll give you the music to ease the isolation we feel right now.
Below is a list of local bands we know are streaming shows right now. (Another resource is the covidconcertseries message board on Facebook.) If you know of any more, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the list. These shows are free, so please donate or pick up some of their merch if you can.
Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Centers Virtual Live Music Series
Winners of the Proof is in the Pudding talent search will be performing all week, including current American Idol contestant Amelia. Head over to Instagram Live or Facebook Live every weekday at 1 p.m. to check it out.
Nolan McKelvey and Megyn Neff
The duo completed a Facebook Live performance on March 20. Visit their page at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 3, for an encore of Americana.
Jimmy Eat World
If you enjoyed Jim Adkins’ acoustic performance inside an empty Crescent Ballroom on March 27 (and hopefully helped out the staff while you watched), there will be more sessions every Friday on their Facebook page.
The local indie quartet take to the internet on Saturday, April 11, to raise money for the charity Duet AZ. The show starts at 7 p.m.
The quintet, best known for putting their spin on today’s hits, perform on Twitch every Monday and Wednesday at 4 p.m. and Friday at 1 p.m.
Spend a Happy (half) Hour with the local singer/songwriter at 5 p.m. on Facebook Live every weekday. .
The roots reggae performer James Austin Murray will be taking to Facebook and Instagram at 5 p.m. to talk with fans and do what he does best: jam.
While technically not a livestream, jazz musicians have been recording performances from their home and posting them to The Nash’s Facebook page. Don’t forget to leave a tip in the virtual jar.
The downtown venue recently announced it will be closed until the end of May but will start rolling out Trunk Space Tuesdays, a weekly livestreaming event. See the post below.