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Queen, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and more concerts to stream this weekend

Brad Paisley and Lady Antebellum will perform together live, and a recording from Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ tour will also be available to stream

Taylor Swift arrives for the Sundance Film Festival premiere of her Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” at the Eccles Theatre in Park City on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Swift is one of many artists streaming concerts online this weekend.
Taylor Swift arrives for the Sundance Film Festival premiere of her Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” at the Eccles Theatre in Park City on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Swift is one of many artists streaming concerts online this weekend.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

With concert halls and theaters shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, many shows have moved online.

Here are 8 concerts and performances streaming this weekend.

‘Cats’

What: Every week, Andrew Lloyd Webber has streamed one of his musicals for free on The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel. This week, the channel is streaming a 1998 film version of “Cats,” starring Elaine Page.

When: Available starting May 15 at 12 p.m. MT for 48 hours.

Where: youtube.com/theshowsmustgoon

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

What: A 1992 Queen concert that took place at Wembley Stadium in London several months after Freddie Mercury’s death. The surviving band members performed, and the show also featured appearances from Metallica, U2, Def Leppard, Guns N’Roses and Spinal Tap. The original concert was performed to raise AIDS awareness; the livestream of the concert will raise money for the World Health Organization and COVID-19 relief efforts.

When: Available starting May 15 at 12 p.m. MT for 48 hours.

Where: youtube.com/queen

Nightly Met Opera Streams

What: The Met Opera is airing a different recording of a past production each night while it remains closed to the public.

Friday: Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” starring Joan Sutherland, from 1982.

Saturday: Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Diana Damrau, from 2013.

Sunday: Verdi’s “Nabucco” starring Liudmyla Monastyrska, from 2017.

When: Each stream becomes available at 5:30 p.m. MT until the following day at 4:30 p.m. MT.

Where: metopera.org

Brad Paisley and Lady Antebellum

What: Brad Paisley and Lady Antebellum will be performing together live with full bands in an empty rehearsal hall in Nashville. Viewers are encouraged to make a donation to the American Red Cross.

When: May 15 at 7 p.m. MT

Where: youtube.com/bradpaisley or youtube.com/ladyantebellum

Keith Urban at the Grand Ole Opry

What: Keith Urban will be joined by Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans to perform at the Grand Ole Opry (which will be empty in order to comply with social distancing requirements).

When: May 16 at 5:30 p.m. MT

Where: Facebook Live: facebook.com/CircleAllAccess or YouTube Live: youtube.com/oprylive

Black Eyed Peas

What: Black Eyed Peas will be performing live from Los Angeles.

When: May 16 at 6 p.m. MT.

Where: facebook.com/blackeyedpeas or youtube.com/blackeyedpeasvideo

Taylor Swift City of Lover Concert

What: This concert is a recording of Swift’s 2019 “City of Lover” show in Paris.

When: May 17 at 8 p.m. MT

Where: ABC; will be available on Hulu and Disney Plus the next day.

Prince and the Revolution: Live

What: This concert is a recording of a show from Prince’s “Purple Rain” tour in 1985. The streamed concert is in support of the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, and Google will match $2 for every $1 that is donated.

When: Available to stream now until May 17 at 11:59 p.m. MT

Where: youtube.com/prince