Kicking off the week, join English singer-songwriter Venus live from the studio.This Monday 21 December from 9pm, head over to her Twitch channel for Venus(World) as she sits down at the piano and plays a range of covers and original material. Grab a brew (or perhaps something stronger) and enjoy some true indie-folk-pop powerhouse vocals.
Backroad Smokers Club hail from Waterford, Ireland. Blending funky beats, jazzy chords and psychedelic rock – this Tuesday 22 December they present a special virtual performance live from hometown venue the Theatre Royal. With support from fellow Waterford musician Andrew Cody – you can catch the show from 7:30pm via the purchase of virtual ticket priced at €10. Find out more and grab your tickets in the link below.
London-based DJ/producer Bovine Boy presents Spaced this Wednesday 23 December. Known for their mash-ups of electronica and electronic dance music, you can catch this livestream over on the Friesian Recordings (of which Bovine Boy is co-founder) Mixlr page for free. Tune in via the link from 10pm to join in.
An early morning stream for us in the UK, as Glass Animals headline The Virtual Night We Stole Christmas this Thursday 24 December. The event, usually held in Chicago, goes online for the first time this year and promises a stellar line-up of both UK and US artists. Joining Glass Animals are Wallows, Cold War Kids and some other very special guests. To watch you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket priced at $17.50 – with part of the money benefitting Project SHINE. Find out more about the fundraiser, event and tickets in the link below.
Manchester’s Bread Records continue their weekly Open Mic over on the Bread Social Facebook Group. Taking place every Thursday, the original Salford Arms event went virtual this year (for obvious reasons) and now takes place via Facebook Live. The fun starts from 7pm and you can find out how to join in at the event page below.
Join alt-rock act The Joy Formidable this Christmas Eve for their first special concert series – Joy To The Whirled. On Thursday 24 December from 8pm the band will be celebrating the festive season with some of their favourite covers. Virtual tickets cost £11 and all proceeds will be going to Jackson’s Animal Rescue. Find out more and get your ticket at the website link below.
Wigan’s 42-year-old tradition goes online for 2020 this Saturday 26 December. Wigan Boxing Day – the UK’s biggest fancy dress party – will be streamed in association with United We Stream GM from 6pm. Get ready for six hours of dressing up, fun and DJs (including DJ Kenty, MC Fincy, DJ Caino and more). You can tune in via Facebook Live on the This Is Wigan page or through United We Stream GM. Find out more here via the link below.
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