Looking for weekend plans? Here are 12 concerts and shows you can stream at home
Artists like Post Malone and the Killers, as well as shows like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Love Never Dies,’ will all be streaming for free this weekend
With concert halls and theaters shut down due to the novel coronavirus, many performers have chosen to move their shows online.
Here are 12 concerts and performances streaming this weekend that you can watch from home.
‘Love Never Dies’
Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to @PhantomOpera, will be available to watch for free on Friday at 7pm BST (2pm ET / 11am PT)!— Love Never Dies (@loveneverdies) April 22, 2020
The show will be available for 48 hours to enjoy throughout the weekend: https://t.co/2g57ezeMAy#TheShowsMustGoOn pic.twitter.com/GLpYdR8ahk
What: Andrew Lloyd Webber has been streaming one of his musicals for free each weekend. This week, he will stream “Love Never Dies,” the sequel to “The Phantom of the Opera.”
When: Available starting April 24 at 12 p.m. MT for 48 hours.
What: Nirvana Tribute livestream concert. Funds raised during the concert will go to the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.
When: April 24, 4 p.m. MT.
‘La Traviata’ from the Met Opera
What: The Met Opera is airing a different recording of a past production each night while it remains closed to the public. Verdi’s “La Traviata” from 2012, starring Natalie Dessay, Matthew Polenzani and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, will air on Friday.
When: Available April 24 at 5:30 p.m. MT until April 25 at 4:30 p.m. MT.
New York City Ballet
Here's a sneak preview of the premiere of Justin Peck's Rotunda, with Principal Dancer Sara Mearns in an unbridled and uplifting solo. We're streaming the entire performance of this joyous ballet on Friday @ 8 PM EDT on https://t.co/vnEJPbzsh9 & https://t.co/3u9iaYkV32. #nycbwell pic.twitter.com/iM0LYGUnMR— nycballet (@nycballet) April 22, 2020
What: New York City Ballet will stream a recording of a full ballet or selection of excerpts from its repertory every Tuesday and Friday night for the next six weeks. Justin Peck’s “Rotunda” will stream this Friday.
When: April 24, 6 p.m. MT
Stay at Home Ball
What: Elvis Duran from iHeartRadio will host a concert with 50 performances, including Lewis Capaldi, Alessia Cara, Kesha, Charlie Puth and Train. The event will benefit the Project C.U.R.E. Foundation.
When: April 24, 6 p.m. MT.
Play On Fest
Join us April 24-26 for a one time only virtual festival with performances from superstar artists performing on world class stages! PlayOn Fest will feature a lineup of more than 65 A-List artists and songwriters. All revenue raised from this event will directly benefit the @WHO. pic.twitter.com/A4r6ipzy0i— Warner Music Group (@warnermusic) April 21, 2020
What: Watch over 65 past performances from artists like Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Panic! at the Disco, Paramore and Coldplay. Hosted by LL Cool J, the event will raise money for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
When: April 24-26; see full schedule at playonfest.com.
#Stagecouch is coming to you live from your home sweet home all weekend long! Tune in April 24-26 to @SXMTheHighway (streaming free through May 15) and join 2020 favorites as they go live on the Stagecoach Instagram for Q&As, singalongs and more ✨ pic.twitter.com/lErZtzZoKK— Stagecoach Festival (@Stagecoach) April 22, 2020
What: With the Stagecoach Country Music Festival postponed until October, a virtual version will be available to stream for free on Sirius XM’s The Highway. Performers include Carrie Underwood, Old Dominion, Eric Church and more.
When: April 24-26; the full schedule of performances can be found at stagecoachfestival.com/stagecouch.
Where: siriusxm.us/TWbootwhacker (the station is free to stream through May 15)
‘Yellow Submarine’ Official Sing-A-Long Watch Party
Escape with us to a place where, for a little while, nothing is real. Join us for #YellowSubLive this Saturday 25th April, 9am PDT (12pm EDT/5pm BST). Have some fun! Dress-up as your fave character from the film or in your Beatles finest. Set a reminder: https://t.co/k38oB0AERx pic.twitter.com/lUvh3CgMMV— The Beatles (@thebeatles) April 23, 2020
What: The Beatles’ animated film “Yellow Submarine” will stream for free on YouTube, with song lyrics at the bottom of the screen so fans can sing along.
When: April 25, 10 a.m. MT.
Met Opera At-Home Gala
We're thrilled to announce a virtual At-Home Gala, featuring more than 40 artists performing live around the world, available to stream for free on https://t.co/1OOX9DCbe0 on 4/25. Hosted by General Manager Peter Gelb and Music Director @nezetseguin. https://t.co/GORgW75RcD pic.twitter.com/FvXsxzfhDn— Metropolitan Opera (@MetOpera) April 17, 2020
What: Over 40 artists, including Renee Fleming, will perform in their homes from around the world. The event is part of the Met Opera’s “The Voice Must Be Heard” fundraising campaign.
When: April 25, 11 a.m. MT; will be available for on-demand viewing until 4:30 p.m. MT the following day.
Attention self incarcerated humans of earth. Time to get wild! Next Saturday at 12PM PST, watch and listen on your favorite hand held device as we answer your questions and play a few of our songs for YOU, LIVE ON INSTAGRAM!— The Killers (@thekillers) April 11, 2020
Reply to this tweet with your questions.
What: The Killers will be hosting a live Q&A session as well as performing some of their music on Instagram.
When: April 25, 1 p.m. MT
Kokua Festival 2020 — Live From Home
Jack will host Kōkua Festival 2020 - Live From Home Sat, April 25. This special event hosted by @AmazonMusic will feature music performances from past @kokuafestival alumni & home cooking lessons from some of Hawaiʻi’s top chefs. Tune in at 12pm HST/3pm https://t.co/9fyRNQXvUK! pic.twitter.com/wlRXKXP7As— Jack Johnson (@jackjohnson) April 21, 2020
What: Jack Johnson will host this music festival from the front porch of his home on Oahu. Performers include Ben Harper, Ziggy Marley and more. Donations from this event will go to the Kokua Hawaii Foundation.
When: April 25, 4 p.m. MT.
Where: Amazon Music’s Twitch channel or facebook.com/jackjohnson
‘Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration’
What: Broadway stars such as Kristin Chenoweth, Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Meryl Streep, Mandy Patinkin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and many others will perform to honor the legendary Stephen Sondheim for his 90th birthday.
When: April 26, 6 p.m. MT.