Music is risen — it is risen indeed — this holiday weekend, as scores of artists take to webcams to broadcast live-stream concerts, from the music of the angels to Angel Olsen.
Name: Grouplove live Full Concert 2020
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Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Time: 4pm ET
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The big kahuna, if we may use so un-sacred a term, may be Andrea Bocelli’s Easter Sunday broadcast of “Ave Maria” and other spiritual classical pieces from the Duomo Cathedral in Milan, to be seen at 1 p.m. ET exclusively on YouTube. (That exclusivity is to the chagrin of a lot of elder citizens who’ve never streamed a concert on anything but a television before, extensive anecdotal evidence indicates. Children, teach your grandparents well.)
There will also be massive tune-in for the first “at home” edition of the annual Farm Aid festival, to feature acoustic sets by co-founders Dave Matthews, Neil Young, WIllie Nelson and John Mellencamp. That compendium of classic living-room rock and country gets underway at 8 ET Saturday.
Other all-star bills are even more packed. There’s a Nashville-based telethon with Rosanne Cash, Soccer Mommy, Los Lobos, Keb Mo, Jonathan Wilson and what seems like scores more. Margo Price headlines a Noisey-sponsored benefit bill, also Saturday. New Orleans has a benefit including local legends like Irma Thomas, with stars like Nicole Kidman making a cameo. Jessie Reyez, Kim Petras and Princess Nokia bring a less localized flavor to their dance party. Norah Jones and Grace Potter