With those April showers rolling in, grab a throw blanket, snuggle up on your couch and tune in to some livestream concerts.
There’s something for everyone this week, including the 2021 BRIC JazzFest featuring Meshell Ndegeocello and Roy Ayers kicking off on April 8; the ongoing Bluebird on Third series for country fans; and for those into huge rock events, U2 wraps up its “The Virtual Road” digital tour with the band’s December 2015 Paris concerts, streaming for the first time.
See what other virtual shows are happening the week of April 5-11 below. We’ll update this list as more notable events are announced.
April 8: Lizzie No, Another Michael and more perform for the Unlocked Voices livestream fundraiser. Donations from the free show benefit Women’s Prison Association and A Little Piece of Light. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. ET and streams on Facebook Live.
April 8-10: Roy Ayers, Meshell Ndegeocello and more are playing the virtual 2021 BRIC JazzFest. The event begins at 7 p.m. each day; tickets start at $20.
Midland performs their hits from Billy Bob’s in Texas. The April 8 show begins at 10 p.m. ET, while the other two kick off at 11 p.m. ET. Tickets start at $12.
April 9: JT Harding, Cassadee Pope and Matt Thomas perform live for the Bluebird on Third series from Nashville. The stream begins at 9 p.m. ET on Nugs.net; tickets are $8.99.
Marcus Mumford, Wesley Keith Schultz of The Lumineers, Jensen McRae and many more are participating in Abolition 2021, a virtual concert benefiting the families of those incarcerated at Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET; tickets start at $20.
Whitney is playing a livestream show from Portland, with a Q&A after the set. The show, which will stream on BandsInTown Plus, begins at 9 p.m. ET. A subscription is required to view the performance.
April 10: U2 wraps its “The Virtual Road” tour with a livestream of the band’s December 2015 “Innocence + Experience” concerts in Paris. The shows took place less than a month after the city experienced terror attacks on Nov. 13, 2015, that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds more. The stream begins at 2:30 p.m. ET on YouTube.
Jimmy Buffet’s September 1994 performance at the Starplex Pavillion in Dallas streams on YouTube at 8 p.m. ET.
Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser perform an acoustic show live from Graceland. The concert begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $20.
Young Bans is performing songs from his album Misunderstood, as well as new material from his upcoming album, Live, and fan-favorite tunes. The show begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $10.