So what if concerts have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic? The show must — and will — go on, thanks to these livestreaming shows and other special online music events that will keep you plugged into your favorite artists from the comfort of your couch.
Who could be more reassuring in the midst of this madness than the Boss? Leave it to the enduring Springsteen — still comforting born-to-run souls after all these years — to reach out from his Jersey compound (with a virtually gloved hand) to fans: He has released his 2009 concert film “London Calling: Live in Hyde Park” on YouTube and Apple Music for the first time, for your streaming pleasure while you practice social distancing.
Miami’s Ultra Music Festival and Winter Music Conference may have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus crisis. But the superstar spinner and producer for everyone from Beyoncé to Madonna is still rocking the party with live DJ sets from his house five days a week, including Sunday at 4 p.m. EST.
The “Boom Clap” singer has announced a series of daily “self-isolation” Instagram shows featuring a variety of guests. Diplo, Rita Ora and Christine and the Queens have already joined in on the fun, while Kim Petras is set to be the special guest on Saturday.
It’s the 20th anniversary of Badu’s masterpiece, 2000’s “Mama’s Gun,” but it’s the neo-soul priestess who is still presenting us with gifts when we need it most. You can get up close and personal with her this weekend as she hosts her “Apocalypse One” concert series directly from her Dallas bedroom. Only one dollar to join — and you can make requests!
Coming to you directly from his Los Angeles home, Wainwright is holding his “Musical Everydays” series, in which he will be serenading you with one song every day from the intimacy of his very own piano. The chamber-pop singer-songwriter will be releasing his next album, “Unfollow the Rules,” on April 24.
Death Cab for Cutie’s lead singer will be holding his “Live from Home” series at 7 p.m. EST every day on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. He’ll be taking requests and inviting over some special guests, so you never know what to expect.