A furious Friday …
■ Online festivals abound today, but the hottest streaming option today is very likely the virtual party with The 1975 and their new album “Notes on a Conditional Form.” It’s happening now. Find it here.
■ Attention parental units: OK Go, makers of catchy tunes and out-of-this-world music videos, are here to help you educate your kids.
■ Five Los Angeles artists will get some national radio love in the 8 o’clock hour tonight on NPR’s program World Cafe. As part of the “Sense of Place: Los Angeles” series, Los Abandoned, Freedom Fry, the Buttertones, Pure Protein and Brad Byrd will be featured by the segment’s host, 88.5 FM DJ Nic Harcourt. Here’s where to tune in. will discuss 5 L.A. bands he says you should be listening to now. He’ll play their music, including a couple of brand-new tracks premiering during the broadcast.
TODAY’S LIVE STREAMS
■ 4:05AM: HOMESCHOOL fest in support of the NHS (UK) with Sophie & the Giants, Gordi, Alex Benjamin, Tusks, The Naked and Famous, Tim Burgess, The Ninth Wave, The Sherlocks, The Aces, Tom Grennan, Born Ruffians, Donna Missal, Remi Wolf, Rhys Lewis, JP Saxe and more on their website.
■ 8AM: Jehnny Beth (Savages) reading from her new book of erotic short stories, “Crimes Against Love Manifesto (C.A.L.M.)” on Instagram.
■ 8AM: Riot Fest at Home with State Champs’ “Breakfast With Champs” on Instagram.
■ 8:30AM: 320 Festival with Lindsey Stirling, Frank Zummo (Sum 41), Frank Turner, Samuel J, Aunty Social, Echosmith, gnash, X. Ari, Kesha, Lauren Dair and more on on YouTube, Facebook and the KNEKT TV Network on Roku and Apple TV (more info here and here).
■ 8:30AM: Justin Roberts “Stuck at Home” on Facebook (kid-friendly).
■ 9AM: David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) Live at Pompei archive livestream on YouTube.
■ 10AM: The Arkells’ Flatten the Curve Music Lessons on Instagram.
■ 10AM: Biffy Clyro on YouTube.
■ 10AM: Billboard Live At-Home with Cheat Codes on their website.
■ 10AM: La Blogotheque’s #StayAwayShow with Squirrel Flower on Instagram.
■ 10AM: The Dunwells on Facebook.
■ 10AM: Jazz piano master Fred Hersch via Facebook live.
■ 10AM: Mattiel on Instagram.
■ 10AM: Tim McGraw on Instagram.
■ 10AM: Puddles Pity Party on YouTube.
■ 10AM: Rough Trade Transmissions with Sorry on Instagram.
■ 10AM: Samantha Fish on Facebook.
■ 10AM: Sofi Tukker (dj set and more) on Instagram.
■ 11AM: The 1975 live listening party on Instagram & Twitter.
■ 11AM: Royal Opera House’s #OurHouseToYourHouse with Cinderella on Facebook.
■ 11AM: Chelsea Williams on Navy Exchange’s Facebook.
■ 11:55AM: Tim Burgess’ Listening Party with British Sea Power and their album “Valhalla Dancehall” on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
■ 12PM: Arctic Monkeys archive livestream of Finsbury Park 2014 on Radio X.
■ 12PM: AWOLNATION with Andrew McMahon on Instagram.
■ 12PM: Charlie XCX on Instagram.
■ 12PM: Cold War Kids on Instagram.
■ 12PM: Will Hoge on Facebook.
■ 12PM: Oh Wonder on Instagram.
■ 12PM: Robyn DJ set on Facebook.
■ 12PM: The Roots’ “Streams of Thought” with a reading by Black Thought on YouTube.
■ 12PM: SCENES Live Sessions with Francesca Louise on Facebook.
■ 12PM: Tallest Man on Earth with Courtney Marie Andrews on YouTube.
■ 12PM: Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites (The Lumineers) on YouTube.
■ 12PM: Katelyn Tarver with Andy Barron on Instagram.
■ 12PM: Julian Taylor on Facebook.
■ 12PM: We Are Hear with Linda Perry on YouTube.
■ 12PM: Wild Nothing on Twitch TV.
■ 1PM: Tim Burgess’ Listening Party with Idles and their album “Brutalism” on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
■ 1PM: Honus Honus (Man Man) on Instagram.
■ 1PM: SYML on Instagram.
■ 1PM: Tori Kelly on Instagram.
■ 1PM: The Kennedy Center’s #KCCouchConcerts with Marissa Regni, Alexander Jacobsen and Mahoko Eguchi with John Huges (members of the NSO) on Facebook and YouTube.
■ 1PM: Herman Li (Dragonforce) on Twitch TV.
■ 1PM: Low on Instagram.
■ 1PM: Martin Guitar’s Jam in Place with Angela Petrilli on Facebook.
■ 1PM: The New York Guitar Festival benefitting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund with Don Flemons on YouTube (every day until May 15).
■ 1PM: Pickathon’s “A Concert a Day” with Nathaniel Rateliff on YouTube.
■ 1:20PM: Roger Harvey on Facebook.
■ 2PM: At Home with Michael & Lusiana (Bublé) on Facebook.
■ 2PM: Audiotree Livestreams with Young Ritual, Olivia Dear, and Teddy Roberts and the Mouth on Instagram.
■ 2PM: Tim Burgess’ Listening Party with DMA’s and their album “Hill’s End” on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
■ 2PM: The Front Bottoms on Twitch TV.
■ 2PM: New Colossus Festival with Ali Barter on Facebook.
■ 2PM: Paste Magazine’s “Happiest Hour” with Hayes Carll and Tommy Emmanuel on YouTube.
■ 2PM: RAC on Culture Collide’s Facebook.
■ 2:20PM: Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs’ “Boy in a Bubble” daily series on Instagram.
■ 2:30PM: Downtown Boys on Instagram.
■ 3PM: AETH3r at Elswither festival benefitting Groundswell Fund with Alice Glass, Kitten, Pussy Riot, Mood Killer and more on Minecraft.
■ 3PM: Christine & the Queens on Instagram.
■ 3PM: Johari Noelle on SoFar Sounds’ website.
■ 3PM: Melissa Etheridge on Facebook.
■ 3PM: Neil Finn & family on Mixlr/Fangradio (and archived here).
■ 3PM: Honey Harper on Instagram.
■ 3PM: Quinn XCII’s Quarantine Green quiz show on Instagram (every weekday).
■ 3PM: The Roots’ Questlove Supreme Podcast Live with Ashley Graham on YouTube.
■ 3PM: “The Hi-Low Show with Donita Sparks [L7]” on YouTube.
■ 3:30PM: Amanda Shires’ “I So Lounging” with Jason Isbell on YouTube.
■ 3:30PM: Grateful Dead archive livestream with Bob Weir Q&A on YouTube.
■ 4PM: Kelsea Ballerini on YouTube.
■ 4PM: Big Freedia on Instagram and Facebook.
■ 4PM: Meth Math on Baby TV.
■ 4:30PM: Paul Potts on Facebook.
■ 4:30PM: Preservation Hall Jazz Band on Instagram.
■ 5PM: Jon Bryant on Instagram.
■ 5PM: Mike Cooley (Drive-By Truckers) on NoonChorus.
■ 5PM: The Disco Biscuits on Nugs TV.
■ 5PM: Ilithios on Instagram.
■ 5PM: Joe’s Pub Live From The Archive: Martha Redbone on Public Theater.
■ 5PM: Blake Mills on Pitchfork’s Instagram.
■ 5PM: Riot Fest at Home with Sleep On It on Facebook.
■ 5PM: SCENES Live Sessions with Lisa Mary on Facebook.
■ 5PM: St. Vitus Bar’s “Age of Quarantine” with Chase Mason (Gatecreeper) on Instagram.
■ 5PM: The String Cheese Incident on Nugs TV.
■ 5PM: Tigerwine on Instagram.
■ 5PM: Craig Wedren Sabbath Sessions sound bath with vocals on Facebook.
■ 5PM: Chelsea Williams on YouTube.
■ 5:30PM: Annabel Lee on Instagram.
■ 5:30PM: Sammy Rae & Friends on Instagram.
■ 6PM: Big Freedia on Instagram.
■ 6PM: Hayes Carll on Facebook.
■ 6PM: Jessica Childress on Instagram.
■ 6PM: Stella Donnelly, Jordi Davieson (San Cisco) and Carla Geneve on Baby TV.
■ 6PM: Experimental Sound Studio: The Quarantine Concerts with Marika Huges, Jesse Zubot and more on their website.
■ 6PM: Drew Holcomb’s “Kitchen Covers” on Instagram and Facebook.
■ 6PM: Frankie Cosmos on Instagram.
■ 6PM: Mike Hererra of MxPx on Facebook.
■ 6PM: Noel Heroux on Atlas Obsura’s Facebook.
■ 6PM: Ivan & Ilyosha on Instagram.
■ 6PM: NHM First Fridays Connected: The Future is Now with (7:30PM) La Marisoul (La Santa Cecilia) and (8PM) DJ Novena Carmel on YouTube (rsvp here).
■ 6PM: Margo Price on YouTube.
■ 6PM: Palaye Royal’s “Party Royal” on Fortnite with Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki and deadmau5 on Epic Games.
■ 6PM: Runaway Horses with Margo Price on YouTube.
■ 6PM: The Roots’ DJ Questlove Presents (Live) on YouTube
■ 6PM: San Cisco on Baby TV.
■ 6PM: St. Vincent on Instagram.
■ 6PM: John Vanderslice on Instagram.
■ 6PM: Yaeji & Friends x Club Q on Instagram.
■ 7PM: Ani DiFranco archive livestream on Righteous Babe Radio.
■ 7PM: IHC Live’s “Hot Chats” with Franki Chan, Chelsea Collins and more on iHeart Comix Instagram and Twitch TV.
■ 7PM: Pure Bathing Culture on YouTube.
■ 7PM: Taleen Kali, Night Dreamer and Ramonda Hammer on Kali’s Patreon.
■ 7PM: SCENES Live Sessions with Donovan Woods on Facebook.
■ 7PM: Jeff Tweedy and family on Instagram.
■ 7PM: Virtual LemonAid fest with Buffy Saint-Marie, Meredith Monk, Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen, Deerhoof’s John Dieterich, Ali MacGraw, A Hack and A Hacksaw, David Byrne, The Police’s Stewart Copeland, The B-52s’ Fred Schneider, Gary Farmer, Public Enemy bassist Brian Hardgroove and more on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
■ 8PM: The Black Tones and Tres Leches on YouTube.
■ 8PM: Diplo’s Corona Sabbath with Rhye on YouTube.
■ 8PM: Kulak’s Woodshed archive livestream of Tall Men Group on Facebook.
■ 8PM: Los Angeleno Friday Night Showcase with Eleni Mandell, L.A. Drones, Honey Child, Butch Bastard, Litronix and Jess Joy on Instagram.
■ 8PM: Work from Home Seattle Livestream with Jesse Gallaway, Bodies on the Beach and Claire Conway on Facebook.