Swedish duo Bells Fell Silent present an hour long virtual gig this Monday 14 December. From 7pm GMT join Gustav Sigala Haggren and Niklas Hegfalk as they perform tracks from their recently released self-titled album. Filmed in association with the Malmö Live Concert Hall, the livestream will be available to view on the official website for free. Find out more in the link below.
To coincide with the release of I Had The Blues Live at Brixton – Bombay Bicycle Club present a special livestream performance of the 2009 album in full from the North London studio it was recorded in, Konk Studios. As the band only played five small UK shows last year for the 10th anniversary, they wanted to do something special for fans. Premiering on Tuesday 15 December at 8pm GMT, this one-off performance will be available to view via a virtual ticket (£5.50). There will also be 48 hours on demand to watch after. Find out more by hitting the link below.
Join Courtney Barnett for an exclusive livestream show this Thursday 17 December, filmed at the beautiful Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. With her full band, From Where I’m Standing will be a one-off event featuring some of Courtney’s classics as well as some new material. You can purchase virtual tickets priced at £14 – there’s also some special merch-bundle options available. See more info below.
Charlie Cooper performs a live stream show from Matt & Phred’s this Thursday 17 December. Bringing a blend of vintage soul and contemporary style, Charlie and her band will be playing original material and some covers – with a sprinkle of Christmas tunes in there – perfect for a sing-a-long. You can watch for free from 7pm on the Matt & Phred’s homepage.
Don’t forget to check out Matt & Pred’s Friday Night (Almost) Live series too! This Friday 18 December theres a performance from Chanteuse and on Saturday 19 December catch the Dave Luvin Quartet. Streams start at 8pm and virtual tickets are priced at £7.95. Check the website for full details.
Manchester charity Lifeshare, who work to help the homeless and vulnerable in the city, continue their Virtual Christmas Event this week. From 5 December, Lifeshare have been hosting a digital Christmas Market experience with local vendors. Each week there are different ‘stalls’ to buy from and on Saturday evenings viewers can enjoy a special LifeStream gig filmed at YES. Past performers have included Hot Singles Club, Me Gusta and Gold88 and there’s still more to come.
Over the next few weeks you can tune in on the website to see performances from Heavy Salad, The Battery Farm, San Pedro Collective, Cold Water Swimmers and Slack Alices. The next LifeStream is due this Saturday 19 December, so keep your eyes peeled on the Lifeshare Instagram for line-up details. There are also competitions, raffles, a live auction (hosted by patron Maxine Peake) and more – all to help raise much-needed funds this festive season. Check it out and find more info at the website link below.
Join We Are Manchester for their 23rd and last livestream of 2020 this Sunday 20 December. From 3pm, you can catch a fab line up featuring The Pagans S.O.H, Baz Francis Duarte (Magic Eight Ball and Mansion Harlots), Lewis Kelly, Lotus Bliss and Tom Long (Easter).
Streaming live from the We Are Manchester Youtube channel, the performances will be free to view – however if you’re able to donate and help any of the artists out, you can do so by purchasing a virtual ticket here. You can find out more at the Facebook event page – so grab a drink and settle down to a perfect Christmassy Sunday afternoon of live music streamed straight to your screens.
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