In need of your musical fix? We’ve rounded up a list of some of the best live streamed gigs that you can enjoy this week, direct from your sofa. As many of these events are announced – and sometimes rescheduled – at extremely short notice, we’ll try to keep these posts as accurate as possible. In the meantime, if you’re a band or artist and would like us to include your stream in an upcoming playlist, please contact our music editor.

Larkins - Live Stream Tour | All Week | Instagram Live via @larkinsband

Local lads Larkins have put together a week full of live music and chat to entertain us all. Beginning on Monday 23 March, the band will be presenting a mix of podcasts, live sessions and even guitar lessons to keep you occupied while staying home. All sessions can be found via the band’s Instagram page @larkinsband. See below for full listings and details… make sure you catch tonight’s!

Tue 24: Hit and Run live – 6pm
Wed 25: Larkins Podcast – 7pm
Thur 26: Live Session – 5pm
Fri 27: Larkins Podcast – 7pm
Sun 29: Guitar lesson – 2pm

Manchester Punk Fest | Fri 27 March | Instagram Live via @MCRPunkFest | 8pm

With this year’s festival being unfortunately cancelled, Manchester’s Punk Fest have put together something special. On Friday 27 March there will be acoustic sets from some artists who were on the line up – featuring The Flatliners, Bar Stool Preachers, Chewing on Tinfoil, Erica Freas, Me Rex and Cultdreams. You can catch this on the festival’s instagram page from 8pm.

Jake Fletcher | Sat 28 March | Facebook Live via Visit Saddleworth page | 8pm

Following on from the success of last weekend’s session, singer-songwriter Jake Fletcher is back live in his studio on Saturday evening. Available via the Visit Saddleworth Facebook page – join Jake as he tackles all the requests you can throw at him.

PINS | Isolation Gig | Instagram Live via @jimmys | Tue 31 March* | 9pm

The legendary Jimmy’s continue their Isolation Gigs featuring a solo session by Faith from Manchester’s PINS band. Joining the likes of Vistas, The Amazon’s Matt Thomson and Fuzzy Sun who’ve already played on Jimmy’s livestream bill – we look forward to hearing tracks old and new – particularly from forthcoming album Hot Slick due out on May 29.

*This was due to take place on Tue 24 March but has since been rescheduled to next Tuesday 31 March.

Cat Allan
Published on:
Tue 24 Mar 2020