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Earth Day Live 2020, Bruce Springsteen, Billie Eilish…What to Watch on YouTube, Instagram and More, April 22nd

Streams today include the Bruce Springsteen-led Jersey4Jersey benefit, Billie Eilish, Faye Webster and more

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Bruce Springsteen, photo by Ben Kaye
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With all planned tours and music events called off because of the coronavirus , artists have been using livestreaming to connect with their fans. Today’s livestream schedule includes the “Jersey 4 Jersey” benefit concert with Bruce Springsteen, Fountains of Wayne, SZA, Halsey, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler, Danny DeVito, and more. Billie Eilish and Finneas are also playing a digital concert today, as are Faye Webster, Waxahatchee, Lukas Nelson, Sarah Jarosz, Rhiannon Giddens, and The The Regrettes.

Plus, “Earth Day 2020 Live” kicks off today with panels featuring Moby, Joaquin Phoenix, Jameela Jamil, and Shepard Fairy, along with a DJ set featuring Questlove and Madame Ghandi.

Faye Webster

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Former Artist of the Month Faye Webster performs an Instagram Livestream for Consequence of Sound.


“Earth Day Live 2020”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd through Friday, April 24th at 9:00 a.m. EDT

Where: Earth Day Live 2020

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the three-day “Earth Day Live 2020” livestream is featuring content aimed to inspire, empower, and education. Wednesday focuses on Earth Day and youth climate strikes, Thursday is about divestment and climate financing, and Friday highlights voter registration and political engagement.

Guest scheduled to appear over the three days include Jack Johnson, Local Natives, Lil Dicky, Jason Mraz, Questlove, Talib Kweli, Tank and the Bangas, The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo), Tim Heidecker, former Vice President Al Gore, former Secretary of State John Kerry, Mark Ruffalo, Joaquin Phoenix, Ani DiFranco, Chelsea Handler, Cody Simpson, Devendra Banhart, Alyssa Milano, Moby, Michael Franti, Nahko, Patricia Arquette, Rachel Ray, Guster’s Adam Gardner, and more.

In particular, Wednesday’s schedule includes panels featuring Moby, Joaquin Phoenix, Jameela Jamil, and Shepard Fairy, along with a DJ set featuring Questlove and Madame Ghandi.


The Regrettes

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EDT

WhereFacebook

All week, Chicago’s 101 WKQX hosts two shows a day as part of their “Quarantine Concert” series. First up today is The Regrettes.


KT Tunstall

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

Billboard’s “Live At-Home Concert” series continues with a performance from KT Tunstall.


Arkells’ “Flatten the Curve Music Class”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Every day from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT, Arkells host their “Flatten The Curve Music Class”.


Five Finger Death Punch

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Five Finger Death Punch’s “Quarantine Theater 2020” finds the band telling never-before-heard stories about the band’s music videos.


La Blogothèque’s “Stay Away Shows

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

La Blogothèque is offering a new spin on its beloved “Take Away Shows” with “Stay Away Shows”. As they explain it, “We want our entire community and all music lovers to have access to their favourite artists and discover new talents during the confinement period. That’s why we’re launching the ‘Stay Away Shows’. Every day, at 7:00 p.m. Paris time, 2:00 p.m. NYC time, 11:00 a.m. LA time, on our Instagram, friends from The Blogothèque will come and play a live show with a lot of surprises. Please, stay home, stay safe.”

Today’s performer is Helena Deland.


The Ballroom Thieves

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

The Ballroom Thieves perform a livestream concert for The Boot via Facebook.


Melissa Etheridge

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

Melissa Etheridge is performing live on Facebook everyday at 3:00 p.m. EDT.


Lukas Nelson

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3:00 p.m. EDT, Rolling Stone and Gibson guitar present “In My Room”. Today’s performer is Lukas Nelson.


Qveen Herby

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

Billboard’s “Live At-Home Concert” series continues with a performance from Qveen Herby.


The Roots

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Wednesdays on The Roots’ YouTube channel are dedicated to “Guitar Stories with Captain Kirk”. Today, the good Captain discusses Ringo Starr.


AWOLNATION

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Z1045 The Edge Radio Instagram & Q101’s Chicago Facebook

AWOLNATION are taking part in two radio interviews that you can watch along with on Instagram and Facebook.


Kidz Bop’s “Daily Dance Break”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

WhereYouTube

For a way to move and stay active together with your kids, tune into Kidz Bop’s “Daily Dance Break” with the Kidz Bop Kids, highlighting a different Dance Along video every day at 3:00 p.m. EDT.


Levis 5:01 Live: Michael Franti

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Levi’s “5:01 Live” streaming series continues today with a special Earth Day performance from Michael Franti.


Our Native Daughters

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

WhereStageIt

Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell, and Amythyst Kiah of folk supergroup Our Native Daughters guest on Wednesday’s “Shut In and Sing” episode. They’ll each perform one after the other.


“Pickathon: A Concert A Day”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Where: FacebookTwitch, and YouTube

Pickathon Music Festival has announced “A Concert A Day”, an initiative to help musicians and artist communities through the Recording Academy’s MUSICARES organization. During this time of hardship, with so many artists unable to tour and so many people stuck at home, Pickathon is opening the vaults to premiere one full concert a day for 60 days, streaming for free on Facebook, Amazon Music’s Twitch channel, and on YouTube.

Today’s performance is from Margo Price.


Man Man

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Man Man mastermind Honus Honus hosts his quirky “From Honie Pond” shower sessions every week day on Instagram live. Tune in to chat with the frontman and see who drops in for a surprise chat.


AWOLNATION

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

Chicago’s 101.1 WKQX is hosting a daily At Home Happy Hour, and today host Time will be joined be AWOLNATION.


“The Paste Happiest Hour”: Sarah Jarosz & Better Call Saul’s Michael Mando

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Every weekday at 5:00 p.m. EDT, Paste Magazine hosts “The Paste Happiest Hour”, an interview and music performance show that features two different artists each getting the spotlight and overlapping for a discussion. Today, Sarah Jarosz and Better Call Saul’s Michael Mando serve as guests.


Brendan Benson’s “Boy in a Bubble”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:20 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

The Raconteurs’ Brendan Benson has announced “Boy In A Bubble”, a daily series of livestreamed solo performances. Benson will perform one song per day, pulling from all points of his storied career and premiering material from his upcoming solo album Dear Life.


Amanda Shires’ “I So Lounging”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:30 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Amanda Shires has been staging daily live performances on YouTube with her husband Jason Isbell. Past performances have featured songs from her collaborative project The Highwomen and a cover of Warren Zevon.


Jersey4Jersey

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Apple Music, Apple TV, E Street Radio on SiriusXM, local TV stations (WABC, WPVI, WPIX, News12 and NJTV), local radio stations (WINS, WCBS 880, CBS-FM, WFAN, New York’s Country 94.7, Alt 92.3 and Q104.3)

The newly formed New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has put together “Jersey 4 Jersey” all-star livestream fundraiser, taking place April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Leading the all-Jerseyan lineup are Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, SZA, Halsey, and Fountains of Wayne, who will reunite alongside Sharon Van Etten. Other musical performers include Charlie Puth and Tony Bennett, while Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler, Danny DeVito, Whoopi Goldberg, Kelly Ripa, and New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley will also appear during the event.


“In a Lonely Place with Matt Pinfield”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Where: YouTube

Interviewer extraordinaire Matt Pinfield hosts the “In a Lonely Place” series every weekday on the We Are Hear YouTube Page. Today’s guest is Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe.


Brandy Clark

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Every Wednesday, Brandy Clark hosts her “You Can’t Come Over But You Can Come In” series.


Adam Doleac

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. EDT

WhereFacebook

Martin Guitar’s “Jam in Place” series continues today with Adam Doleac.


H.E.R.’s “Girls With Guitars”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

H.E.R. has announced “Girls with Guitars,” her weekly Instagram live performance and conversation series, starting today at 7:00 p.m. EDT. During each live session, H.E.R. along with her vast array of guitars will perform songs from her catalog as well as covers and take fan requests. H.E.R. will also invite celebrity female guitarists to perform and engage in a lively conversation about music and life. This week, she’s also giving away five California Series Newporter Player Acoustic guitars from Fender.

Fender is also giving away three free months of guitar, bass, or ukelele lessons.


Billie Eilish and FINNEAS

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Twitter, Twitch, YouTube

Pop megastar Billie Eilish teams with her brother/producer FINNEAS for Verizon’s “Pay It Forward Live” livestream series. Viewers are encouraged to do what they can to support local businesses in their own communities by shopping online, buying a gift card to be used when businesses reopen or ordering a meal. Verizon will also donate $10, up to $2.5 million, to support small businesses when the hashtag #PayitForwardLIVE is used.


79.5

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Brooklyn venue The Sultan Room is hosting livestreams on select nights, and today brings 79.5 (solo) to the digital stage.


“Whiskey Sour Happy Hour” with Ed Helms and The Bluegrass Situation

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Facebook

The Bluegrass Situation has teamed with Ed Helms for the new “Whiskey Sour Happy Hour” series. Benefitting MusicCares & Direct Relief, week one features Lee Ann Womack, Billy Strings, and more.


Bob Weir’s Weird Wednesdays

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Nugs.tv

Bob Weir is presenting Weird Wednesdays, debuting live concert from his archives every week


The Disco Biscuits’ Rewind & Recline

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Nugs.tv

Every Wednesday, The Disco Biscuits release a live concert from their archives.


Waxahatchee

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Waxahatchee performs live on Pitchfork’s Instagram.


Jimmy Buffett’s Cabin Fever Spring 2020 Tour

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Margaritaville.tv

Jimmy Buffet’s archival tour series continues today with a 2010 show from Bora Bora.


Lake Street Dive

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EDT

WhereFacebook and YouTube

Lake Street Dive’s “Lounge Around Sounds” variety hour takes place Wednesday evening for a pay-what-you-can admission. Proceeds benefit Off Their Plate and their work feeding healthcare workers using local provisions.


Levis 5:01 Live: They.

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 8:01 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

The Levis 5:01 Live streaming series continues today with a performance from They.


SWMRS

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 9:00 p.m. EDT

WhereFacebook

All week, Chicago’s 101 WKQX hosts two shows a day as part of their “Quarantine Concert” series. Up next today is SWMRS.


Jane’s Addiction and Stone Temple Pilots

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 9:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Radio.com

Radio.com’s “Live: The Beat Goes On” is a series that brings fans a new or never-before-seen archived performance every weekday. What’s more, the stream is continuous, with the time between debuts being filled with other performances.

Today’s shows come from Jane’s Addiction and Stone Temple Pilots.


Drew Holcomb’s “Kitchen Covers”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 9:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram and Facebook

Drew Holcomb is making the most of his time in self-quarantine by creating the “Kitchen Covers” series that streams every evening at 9:00 p.m. EST via Instagram and Facebook. So far, he’s covered songs by The Avett Brothers, Tom Petty, U2, and Kenny Rogers.


Keller Williams: “Live from Keller’s Cellar”

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 9:00 p.m. EDT

Where: StageIt

Keller Williams will hold the latest episode of his Love from Keller’s Cellar series, a ticketed event ($5.00) featuring 50 minute performances. Requests welcome!


Porches

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:00 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

In lieu of his planned tour, Porches will be streaming live from Instagram every night he was supposed to have a gig.


Jeff Tweedy and Family

When: Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:15 p.m. EDT

Where: Instagram

Each evening at 10:15 p.m. EST, Jeff Tweedy and his family perform on their @stuffinourhouse Instagram page.


Rufus Wainwright’s “Musical Everydays”

When: Daily

Where: Instagram

In a series he’s calling “Musical Everydays,” Rufus Wainwright is performing one song from his catalog everyday on piano. Early installments have seen him play “Grey Gardens”, “The Art Teacher”, and “Vibrate”.

“In these dire times, I want to share some music with you all from the warmth and comfort of our home in Los Angeles. Hopefully you’re at your homes with your loved ones as well. We have to stay positive and I feel that music and art are a large part of what gets us through times like these. It’s even more essential to be reminded about what it really means to be human: compassionate, caring, creative,” Wainwright says.


World Cafe & Royal Mountain’s “World Tour”

When: Daily

Where: Instagram

Royal Mountain Records and World Cafe have announced their co-presentation of the “World Tour” live stream series. The series runs nightly throughout April at 7:00 p.m. EST, with each evening featuring two artists from different countries performing live via Royal Mountain’s Instagram.

Scheduled performers include Ezra Furman, Hatchie, Manchester Orchestra, Dan Boeckner, Hannah Georgas, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, The Beths, Nap Eyes, Tim Burgess, Moaning, Tim Baker, and more.


Chad Smith’s Drum Covers

When: Daily

Where: Instagram

Each day, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith posts a video of himself drumming along to a classic song.

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