Musicians are in a giving mood, with several virtual benefit concerts on the calendar for the week of March 29 through April 4, Easter Sunday.
First up is “All Together for Animals” featuring Wynonna, Brad Paisley and others, who will be sharing their musical talents March 31 to raise money for zoos impacted by COVID-19. The next day, Joe Bonamassa is putting his skills to work to raise money for Fueling Musicians. And wrapping up the week on Easter Sunday is Carrie Underwood, whose free show will benefit Save the Children.
Other performances of note this week include Maroon 5, Verzuz, and Gwen Stefani with Jazmine Sullivan. Check out the list below for a roundup of the virtual events happening this week. As more notable shows are added, we’ll update the list.
March 30: Maroon 5 is playing a virtual concert for American Express’ UNSTAGED series. The show begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $20.
Gwen Stefani and Jazmine Sullivan are performing as part of Pandora Live’s “Powered by Women” event, hosted by Hoda Kotb. Becky G and Lauren Alaina are slotted to be special guests for the show. The free event begins at 9 p.m. ET; RSVP here.
March 31: Wynonna, Ashley McBride, Brad Paisley and more are performing a virtual benefit concert called “All Together for Animals.” The event is to bring awareness to accredited zoos that have been impacted financially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to raise funds for them. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET; tickets start at $30.
Charlie Puth is performing his first live interactive e-concert from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater. A virtual VIP afterparty will take place after the show. The concert begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $19.99.
April 1: U2’s “The Virtual Road” series continues with their December 1997 concert held at the Foro Sol Stadium in Mexico City during the band’s PopMart Tour. The show will stream for 48 hours on U2’s YouTube channel.
Moneybagg Yo his latest releases with his first global virtual concert. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET; tickets start at $17.99.
Vicetone are performing their fans’ favorite songs during a livestream event titled “Legacy.” The show begins at 10 p.m. ET; tickets start at $12.
Joe Bonamassa is performing a fan-curated set live from Austin. The show will also raise money for Fueling Musicians. The concert begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $30.
Live With Carnegie Hall is back with a program titled “Be the Light: A Joyful Celebration,” which Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew will host. The event is a call to action in the wake of the social and political unrest, and will feature performers as well as musical selections such as “Mercy Mercy Me,” “What About the Children,” and “Someday We’ll All Be Free.” The free show begins at 7:30 p.m., and streams on Carnegie Hall’s website, Facebook and YouTube.
April 4: Verzuz is back for Easter with a battle between the Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire. Watch on Verzuz’s Instagram Live, or in HD via Triller.
Carrie Underwood is streaming a global concert performed at Nashville’s historic Ryman Theater. The show, titled after her album My Savior, will feature the singer performing her favorite hymns, as well as special performances. The event is free, but will benefit Save the Children. The stream begins at noon ET on Facebook.