Australian singer-songwriter Didirri celebrates the release of his new single The Critic with a special virtual tour of the world. Like many artists during the COVID-19 pandemic, Didirri has had to cancel and reschedule some major shows and has dove head first into live streaming for fans over the past few months. In this special performance on Wednesday 16 September, from midday viewers will get the chance to enjoy the artists’s music designed for “lovers & over-thinkers”. Access to the stream will be available with the purchase of a virtual ticket – these are on a pay-what-you-want basis – from £0 up to £50. For more information and to grab your ticket – hit the link below.
Bristol’s contemporary-folk duo Faeland perform live from their Facebook page this Wednesday evening (16 September). From 8pm, you can join Jacob and Rebecca (with special guest Martin Solomon on Celtic harp, violin and accordion) as they play through songs from critcally-acclaimed album All My Swim, plus some well-loved covers. Be sure to head over to the official Faeland Facebook page, where they go live every other week.
Canadian “chewed bubblegum pop” band Peach Pit bring us their first official livestream performance this Thursday 17 September at 7pm. With their laid-back sound and lush vocals, the special set will be coming live from Vancouver venue The Commodore. Performing new songs from their latest album You And Your Friends, plus some fan favourites – you can view by purchasing a virtual ticket priced at £10.50. Part of the proceeds will be going towards a charity local to the band – the Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter. For more info on the show, charity and to buy tickets – click the link below.
Pop legend Mika has put together a special intimate live performance in aid of Beirut. The Lebanese-born British artist will be raising funds to be split between charities Red Cross Lebanon and Save The Children Lebanon – to help the city recover from August’s terrible explosion with many killed, injured and left homeless. Taking place on Saturday 19 September from 8pm, I Love Beirut will be an exclusive set, with some surprises along the way. To view, you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket priced at £10 and available from the link below. Mika has also set up a Go Fund Me page for those wanting to donate further in helping rebuild the city and help those affected – donate here.
We Are Manchester are still coming through with the goods as they plan their 12th livestream this Sunday 20 September. From 3pm, you can view performances from a selection of artists, both local and further afield over on the We Are Manchester Youtube channel. This week, Manchester’s Cultures band are on the bill, with their next single Shake released this Friday 18 September. Also performing will be multi-instrumentalist Solar Parachute. With more acts to be announced, be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the We Are Manchester socials for updates including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Donations towards the artists are welcome and you can find more information over on the event page. Link below.
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