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Livestreams: What to Watch on YouTube, Instagram and More, April 24th

on April 24, 2020, 1:46pm
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“Pickathon: A Concert A Day”

When: Friday, April 24th at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Where: FacebookTwitch, and YouTube

Pickathon Music Festival has announced “A Concert A Day”, an initiative to help musicians and artist communities through the Recording Academy’s MUSICARES organization. During this time of hardship, with so many artists unable to tour and so many people stuck at home, Pickathon is opening the vaults to premiere one full concert a day for 60 days, streaming for free on Facebook, Amazon Music’s Twitch channel, and on YouTube.

Today’s performance is from Andrew Bird.

Club Quarantäne

When: Friday, April 24th at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Club Quarantäne

Clubs may be shut down, but the virtual rave continues at Club Quarantäne. From 4:00 p.m. EDT Friday to 6:00 a.m. EDT Sunday morning, the international club presents 38 hours of continuous sets from Ben UFO, Jayda G, Dax J, Beautiful Swimmers, MoMa Ready, Ash Lauryn, FJAAK, Tijana T, Slikback, and more.

Man Man

When: Friday, April 24th at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Man Man mastermind Honus Honus hosts his quirky “From Honie Pond” shower sessions every week day on Instagram live. Tune in to chat with the frontman and see who drops in for a surprise chat.

Blackberry Smoke

When: Friday, April 24th at 5:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

Blackberry Smoke are holding a “Pandemic Crib Jam” on Facebook.

En Vogue

When: Friday, April 24th at 5:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook and YouTube

R&B legends En Vogue are streaming an exclusive interview hosted by actress Holly Robinson-Peete, followed by a special performance from the trio’s California homes.

Brendan Benson’s “Boy in a Bubble”

When: Friday, April 24th at 5:20 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

The Raconteurs’ Brendan Benson has announced “Boy In A Bubble”, a daily series of livestreamed solo performances. Benson will perform one song per day, pulling from all points of his storied career and premiering material from his upcoming solo album Dear Life.

Post Malone Covers Nirvana

When: Friday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Post Malone is throwing “Stay Home and Jam #WithMe”, a livestream concert during which he’ll perform a selection of “Nirvana hits and fan favorites.” The show benefits the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for The World Health Organization (WHO), with Google matching donations at a 2:1 rate up to $5 million.

(Sandy) Alex G

When: Friday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

(Sandy) Alex G is delivering a performance on Pitchfork’s Instagram.

100 gecs’s “Square Garden Minecraft Festival”

When: Friday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Minecraft and 100 gecs’ Website

100 gecs are holding a virtual festival on Minecraft to benefit Feeding America. Guests include Charli XCX, Kero Kero Bonito, Cashmere Cat, A.G.G Cook, Benny Blanco, Tommy Cash, Alice Gas, and more. You’ll need to be a Minecraft player to watch, but an audio stream will be playing on 100 gecs’ website.

Amanda Shires’ “I So Lounging”

When: Friday, April 24th at 6:30 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Amanda Shires has been staging daily live performances on YouTube with her husband Jason Isbell. Past performances have featured songs from her collaborative project The Highwomen and a cover of Warren Zevon.

Elvis Duran’s Stay at Home Ball

When: Friday, April 24th at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Benefitting Project C.U.R.E., Elvis Duran’s “Stay at Home Ball” features performances from Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, Echosmith, Hunter Hayes, JoJo, Kesha, KT Tunstall, Leslie Odom Jr., Lewis Capaldi, Meghan Trainor, Shinedown, Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins, The Revivalists’ David Shaw, Thomas Rhett, and Train. Bebe Rexha, Hailee Steinfeld, Niall Horan, and Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz are also making special appearances.

“Under One Roof: A Benefit for North Carolina Artists”

When: Friday, April 24th – Sunday, April 26th at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook and Twitch

North Carolina Arts Council, ComeHearNC.com and CLTure present “Under One Roof,” a livestream benefit concert for North Carolina artists. Raising funds for the North Carolina Arts Foundation, the event features performances from Ben Folds, 9th Wonder, Anthony Hamilton, Petey Pablo, Tift Merritt, Steep Canyon Ragres, Jim Lauderdale, and more.

The String Cheese Incident’s “Friday Night Cheese”

When: Friday, April 24th at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Nugs.tv

The String Cheese Incident’s weekly “Friday Night Cheese” series broadcasts “classic incidents” at 8:00 p.m. EDT. This week’s show comes from April 15th, 2017 at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas.

Grateful Dead’s “Shakedown Stream”

When: Friday, April 24th at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Grateful Dead continue their new YouTube concert series “Shakedown Stream” with the debut of the never-before-released Live at Buckeye Lake from June 11th, 1993. Author Jesse Jarnow takes part in a pre-show chat with hosts David Lemieux and Gary Lambert, and fans can submit questions here.

Levi’s 5:01 Live: Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires

When: Friday, April 24th at 8:01 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Levi’s “5:01 Live” streaming series continues today with a performance from Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires.

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