Mar 31, 2020
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20 Music Live Streams for Quarantine Times

 

Many festivals have been postponed or cancelled lately (find out more here) but promoters and musicians are not giving up or revert to hibernation. Many in our gigmit community are recording live sessions for their fans via Instagram Live, Facebook Live Stream, YouTube and more. 

To give you a bit of an overview, so you don’t drown in an ocean of live streams we collected a list of 20 streaming platforms for quarantine times to watch famous and up and coming talents.

gigmit Recommended Live Streams

1. Access all Berlin clubs without queuing (and be sure to get in) via United We Stream.
2. Discover Sennheiser’s #Dontstopthemusic – a selection of live music sessions on Instagram.
3. Stream live performances of famous artists of all music genres via Arte Concerts (including United We Stream).
4. INES festival Liverpool Sound City has been postponed but has decided to stream live performances on its brand new platform Guest House. 
5. Discover Garden Wonder x gigmit: stream live performances of gigmit artists recommended by Budapest based concert organizer Garden Wonder. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram to get more info.
6. Follow Songkick to know if the artists you are following are performing live and get inspiration for your own live streams.
7. Many bands, DJs and solo artists are recording live performances directly on Instagram and Facebook Live. You can get all the latest updates by following their accounts and gigmit.
8. Kulturretter helps the cultural sector and event organizers by streaming live performances. 
9. Watch the Together at Home Sessions powered by Global Citizen in partnership with WHO.
10. Tune in on Twitch for Party Mobile live DJ sets.
11. INES#Talent from Germany Beranger is also recording live streams every day at 8PM (CET) on Instagram. Check it out
12. Check out daily live and upcoming streams on Livestream.com 
13. Check out Billboard’s Live at Home performances on Facebook (performances include Benny Benassi, X Ambassadors and many more).
14. Discover Virtual Festival, a Nashville based initiative on Facebook.
15. Attend the online Jazz festival and fundraiser Live From Our Living Room from April 1-7.
16. Watch classical performances via the Silkroad Project on Facebook.  
17. The Wiener Staatsoper is streaming Operas and Ballets for free. 
18. dringeblieben.de is a German live stream initiative powered by Rausgegangen and ASK HELMUT and you can apply to play there via gigmit.
19. Tune for the Quarantine Concerts and help musicians continue to earn a living during this time.
20. La Blogothèque presents the ‘Stay Away Shows’ to discover new talents via Instagram during the quarantine.

Stay Positive

For example with a little fun festival image:

self isolation - Dead Kennedys
Image by The Dead Kennedys

Stay Supportive

Don’t forget that you can also support these initiatives and artists by donating via the links. Music has value. Show that you care about live music culture.

Stay Connected

Let us know your favourite live music streams and channels via Instagram and Facebook. Make sure to tag us in your live music videos if you are already on gigmit. You can win a one-year gigmit PRO membership!*

*Promotion is valid until 30. April 2020. One gigmit PRO membership will be raffled only among for gigmit users who tag their live music videos from home or send their videos via Facebook or Instagram.


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