Notes from a Pandemic, Feb. 12-14: Nathaniel Rateliff, Sylvain Sylvain tribute, Laura Stevenson, Melvins, Carla Morrison, Rain Phoenix, Black Crystal Wolf Kids and more

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats at the Greek Theatre in August 2018 (Photo by Samantha Saturday)


Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats made their Saturday Night Live debut last night, playing the singer’s new solo single “Redemption,” from the film “Palmer” as well as the soulful “A Little Honey,” off the group’s chart-topping second album, “Tearing at the Seams,” produced by the late Richard Swift. 

Sunday, February 14

Claude VonStroke at the Grove of Anaheim.


All Day: Nick Cave‘s Bad Seed TeeVee on YouTube.
All Day: Summit Shack’s 24-hour Shackfest archive stream on Twitch.
■ 6AM: Lucas Hoge on Facebook.
■ 9AM: King Cake & a Movie on Nugs TV.
■ 9AM: Rhett Miller on StageIt.
9AM: Todd Snider on Purple Building Live.
■ 9:30AM: Stuart Murdoch (Belle and Sebastian) weekly meditation stream on Facebook.

■ 11AM: “All Day I Stream” with Lee Burridge and guests LEGATO, Facundo Mohrr and Bross on Facebook, Instagram and Twitch.
■ 11AM: Katie Ferrara on Tik Tok.
■ 11AM: Tim Burgess Listening Party with Sophie’s album “Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides” (in memoriam) on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
■ 11:45AM: “Hope Rising” with Isha Sesay, Kathy Eldon, Rocky Dawuni, John Edward, Julian Lennon, Kweku Mandela, Rain Phoenix, Rob Raco, Joe Sumner, Marianne Williamson, Lucy Woodward, Diva Zappa, Isabel and Grace Roosevelt and the Get Lit Players on their website.
■ 12PM/5PM: Blake Lewis on Veeps.
■ 12PM
: Chris Garneau playing “The Kind” from Hudson Hall (tickets).
■ 12PM: The JBTV Revolution Television Virtual Music Festival (archives) Day 3 with The Smashing Pumpkins, Portugal. The Man, Filter, Gary Numan, Twin Peaks, Taylor Bennett and more (tickets).
■ 12PM: Melvins play their album “”Divine Monkeyshines Valentines Day Special” with the Dale Crover Band on Veeps.

■ 12PM: Toyah Willcox and Robert Fripp’s Sunday Brunch on YouTube.
■ 1PM: The Dollyrots on StageIt.
■ 1PM: Jeff Matson on Facebook.

■ 2PM: The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage archives with Deacon Izzy & The Congregation on Facebook.
■ 2PM/5PM: Steve Wynn (Dream Syndicate) and Linda Pitmon (The Baseball Project) on StageIt.
■ 2PM: Tim Burgess Listening Party with Love and their self-titled album with Johnny Echols on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
■ 3PM: Disposable America’s V-Day Party with Squitch, Wendy Eisenberg, Squirrel Flower, Carol, Billy Capricorn, Suzie True, Spring Silver, Sidney Gish and Melissa Lozada-Oliva on Twitch.
■ 4PM: “A Celebration of the Musical Life of Sylvain Sylvain” with New York Doll’s David Johansen (with Earl Slick and Maria Hennessey), Blondie’s Debbie Harry & Clem Burke, Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols’), Ivan Julian (The Voidoids), Jesse Malin, Tish & Snooky (The Sic F*cks), Joe & Albert Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult), The Lemon Twigs, photographer Bob Gruen and more (Tickets).
■ 4PM: Dashboard Confessional’s “Lonely Hearts & Lovers” (Tickets).
■ 4PM: Harlem Gospel Choir (tickets).
■ 4PM: “Let Love Stand a Chance: A Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaries Valentine’s Day Special” from LOCKN’ in 2016 and at Capitol Theatre in 2015 on
■ 4PM: Wicca Phase Springs Eternal doing an acoustic performance on YouTube.
■ 4:20PM: Doobie Decibel System on their website.
■ 4:30PM: Betty Who Anti-Valentine songs (tickets).
■ 5PM: Grace Potter’s “Valentine’s Day Twilight Hour” on Mandolin.
■ 5PM: Josh Groban (tickets).
■ 5PM: Laura Osnes with Seth Rudetsky on Broadway World.
■ 5PM: Mario’s “The Luxury of Love. Live” virtual experience on Mandolin.
■ 5PM: Rico Nasty performance and Q&A on Spin.
■ 5PM: Todd Rundgren plays his album “Nearly Human” and more on NoCap.
■ 5PM: Trey Songz’ “Valentine’s Day Entrée” on LiveXLive.
■ 5:30PM: The Get Up Kids play “Something To Write Home About” (Tickets).
■ 5:30PM: Lotus on Nugs TV.
■ 6PM:DRAMA Loves You: A Valentine’s Day Special” on NoonChorus.
■ 6PM: Grand Ol Opry 95 Year Celebration on NBC.
■ 6PM: Michelle Lewis on Facebook.
■ 6PM: Okay Kaya on NoonChorus.
■ 6PM: Slaughter Beach, Dog playing acoustic solo of his new album “At the Moonbase” on NoonChorus.
■ 6PM: The Suffers’ “Making Up & Breaking Up” on Noonchorus.
■ 6:30PM: Carla Morrison live from the Paramount in L.A. on Mandolin.
■ 7PM: “Dirtybird Sunday Showcase” on Dirtybird TV.

■ 7PM: Jeff Tweedy and family on Instagram.
■ 8PM: Black Crystal Wolf Kids TV on YouTube.
■ 8PM: Maggie Rose from 3rd & Lindsley, Nashville, on YouTube.

Friday & Saturday, February 12-13, Highlights still on tap

■ 5th Annual Celebration of Bob Marley’s Birthday with Junior Marvin (The Wailers) with Jah People on YouTube.
■ 88rising’s Lunar New Year benefit with SOSUPERSAM, Yeek, Jay Som and Ginger Root on YouTube.
■ Áine Minogue on NoonChorus.
Bitchin’ Bajas on YouTube.
Ceelo Green’s “In The Spirit of Love, A Valentine’s Day Eve Special” on Sessions.
Claptone and Spencer Brown Park n’ Rave extended set on Insomniac TV on Twitch.
Claud & Samia on Bandsintown PLUS.
■ Clubhouse Global’s “Beats and Gems” with Austin Millz, Melo-X and more on their website.
Curt Barlage “Live by the Socially Distant Firepit” on Instagram.
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio on KEXP Live at Home on YouTube.
Dumpstaphunk on Mandolin.
■ “Food for Love” benefit with David Byrne, Alejandro Escovedo, Inara George of The Bird and The Bee, Jackson Browne, John Doe, Kurt Vile, Lyle Lovett, Nathaniel Rateliff, Robert Earl Keen, Steve Earle, The Chicks and more on YouTube.
■ The Grammy Museum “Spotlight Saturdays” with J.I. here today.
Heat Speak on Veeps.
HLDAY MAGIK on NoonChorus.
■ House of Blues Music Forward Open Mic Fridays with Maya Jupiter, Chloe Moore, Dupree, Emahni, Ridg Downs and Samara Cyn on Twitch.
Jade Bird from RCA Studios, Nashville, on Seated.
■ The JBTV Revolution Television Virtual Music Festival (archives) Day 1 with Local H, Imagine Dragons, Alt-J, Mayday Parade, LPX, Bad Suns, Special Behind The Scenes of BTS at JBTV, Atlas Genius and Frank Turner (tickets).
■ The JBTV Revolution Television Virtual Music Festival (archives) Day 2 with Charli XCX, The Wombats, The Ting Tings, PUP, Dead Sara, Failure, The Joy Formidable and Honne (tickets).
Jimmy Eat World’s Phoenix Sessions, performing “Clarity” (tickets).
Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane) from Fur Peace Ranch on YouTube.
KeiyaA on NPR’s Tiny Desk at Home on YouTube.
■ The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage archives with Sweet Heaven King, the Fairfield Four and Chengdu Puppets on Facebook.
Laura Stevenson playing “Sit Resist” (tickets).
■ “Lockdown Love-In” from L.A. & Glasgow with Clifton, DJ Soft Touch, Anna Goldthorp, Roger Mars, Chris Geddes, John Vu, Holly Calder and more on Facebook (set times).
Questlove, Madison McFerrin and more on BlackStar Live.
■ New Colossus Sessions with Hoorsees on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Twitch.
Omar Apollo on Bandsintown PLUS.
Pearl Jam’s Night 2 at Safeco Field, Seattle, from August 10, 2018, in HD and 5.1 surround sound on Nugs TV.
■ Royal Opera House’s #OurHouseToYourHouse with “Raymonda Act III” on their website.
■ Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry with Steve Wariner, Ashley McBryde and Tommy Emmanuel on YouTube and Geico Green Room.
Silverstein playing their album “Discovering the Waterfront” (tickets).
Slaughter Beach, Dog playing acoustic solo of his new album “At the Moonbase” on NoonChorus.
■ St. Vitus Bar’s “Age of Quarantine” with Laura Stevenson and Mike Campbell on Instagram.
The Suffers’ “Making Up & Breaking Up” on Noonchorus.
SUSU from the Bowery Electric (tickets).
Tim Burgess Listening Party with Iron Maiden and their album “Powerslave,” KT Tunstall and her album “Drastic Fantastic,” Viola Beach’s self-titled album (in memoriam), and The Blow Monkeys and their album “Animal Magic” on Twitter (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) (replay here).
Toya Delazy on SoFar Sounds.
Vanessa Silberman and London Thor on B-Drop Los Angeles on Instagram.
Wavelength Music Festival with Hannah Georgas and Clerel on YouTube.
■ The Westchester Arts & Music (WAM) Block Party’s “Friday Night Live” with Mary Bragg on Instagram.
■ Winterfest with Dramarama, Little Steve and the Disciples of Soul, Jill Hennessy, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers (with Bruce Springsteen), Jesse Malin, Willie Nile, Low Cut Connie and more (tickets).