As the country adapts to quarantine and socially distanced events, many artists and musicians are getting creative by streaming performances for their audiences. From Miley Cyrus to Bad Bunny, many singers and entertainers have streamed their shows online to bring joy to viewers.
Here are five upcoming virtual concerts fans can watch from the comfort of their home.
Bonnaroo’s Virtual ROO-ALITY
The annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will host a three-night streamed performance, starting on September 24. On each day, the broadcast will begin at 5:30 p.m. EST up until midnight. The virtual concerts will feature past performances: some groups include Beastie Boys, Dave Matthews, Metallica, etc. There will also be new sets performed by over 35 artists including Big Gigantic, Billy Strings, Charli XCX, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, and more.
— Bonnaroo (@Bonnaroo) September 22, 2020
Lamb of God
The American metal band Lamb of God will have their second full album live stream concert on September 25. The concert will start at 5 p.m. EST and will open with Whitechapel. The upcoming show will feature exclusive interviews with members of Lamb of God.
JUST ANNOUNCED: Get virtual tickets for our global streams Sept 18 and Sept 25 where we perform our new self-titled album and Ashes of the Wake in their entirety from an intimate club in Richmond VA.
— Lamb Of God (@lambofgod) September 1, 2020
Music In Bloom
For classical enthusiasts, the Music in Bloom 2020 Virtual Festival will present 10 world premiere performances by 14 world-class classical musicians in 4 virtual concerts. The first virtual performance will be streamed on October 2 at 8:30 p.m. EST., and will include works by Nicholas Sokol, and composers from around the state of Indiana. Future concerts will showcase works by Timothy Gongola, Mina Keohane, Gabrielle Cerberville, Emma O’Halloran, and more.
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📣 2020 Season Announcement!! 📣 Music in Bloom Festival 2020 Events Fridays @ 8:30p (ET) / 7:30p (CT) Streaming Live on Facebook Concert #1: Flux October 2, 2020 Works by Nicholas Sokol and composers from around the state of Indiana . Concert #2: Peace of Mind, Speed of Thought October 9, 2020 Works by Timothy Gongola, Rob Funkhauser, and Brandon Scott Rumsey . Concert #3: A Journey Begun October 16, 2020 Works by Mina Keohane, Eric Salazar, and Baldwin Giang . Concert #4: Still Life October 23, 2020 Works by Gabrielle Cerberville and Emma O’Halloran . Visit https://www.musicinbloomfest.com/ (link in bio) for more information about the artists and to stay up-to-date! . . . #musicinbloomfest #chambermusic #newmusic #virtualfestival #classicalmusic #classicalmusicindy #seasonannouncement #keepcreating #IndyKeepsCreating #schedule
Austin City Limits
The yearly Austin City Limits Music Festival will host a three-day broadcast, starting on October 9. The lineup is to be determined so far, but fans are expecting artists from a variety of music genres. More details about the virtual concert will be coming soon. Fans had the opportunity to buy the ACL Fest-in-a-Box.
A year without ACL Fest is hard to imagine.
Mark your calendar for Oct. 9-11, 2020 as we commemorate the festival weekend with a special free broadcast dedicated to everyone in the Austin City Limits family. Details coming soon. https://t.co/xXauVpCt00
— ACL Festival (@aclfestival) September 17, 2020
The world-famous Korean boy band BTS will be live streaming their virtual concert from October 10 to October 11. Although the BTS 2020 Map of the Soul Tour was postponed early on, the new BTS Map of the Soul ON:E concert was announced by the members in mid-September. The first showing will premiere at 6 a.m. EST on Saturday; the second showing will start at 3 a.m. the following day. Map of the Soul ON:E will also include a month-long virtual exhibition – “3D virtual space” – from October 13 to November 12.
— billboard (@billboard) September 19, 2020