We’ll be honest with you. We’ve lost count on how many days we’ve been in isolation. It could have only been a day or it could have been several weeks, we’re not sure. But now, we don’t need to care and you don’t either! Instead of sitting on the sofa upside-down watching reruns of daytime TV, you now can schedule in some real entertainment because we have a ton of online live performances that are the closest thing to attending any concert or gig!
With the world taking shelter from COVID-19, the entertainment industry is doing what they can to keep us from climbing the walls and there’s a ton of things planned for your sheer entertainment. Not sure what’s happening when? Worry not! Here’s your guide to the hottest virtual gigs on the interwebs, so whip out your diary and pencil in the dates. Looks like you’ll have to reschedule that regular trip to stare into the fridge out of boredom for another time…
The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon
Donning the name ‘At Home Edition’, Jimmy Fallon‘s isolation-approved version of his famous talk show has a list of star-studded guests who are ready to keep you entertained during this strange time.
The ever-viral app TikTok has introduced five-day music and entertainment live streaming series. #HappyAtHome: LIVE! is an ongoing streaming festival which sees “Show & Tell Wednesday”, “EduTok Thursday” and “Sound Check Friday”. Celebrities and popular TikTokers including Tyra Banks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Loren Gray, Charli D’Amelio, Alicia Keys, Lauv, Troye Sivan, Yungblud, plus many more are set to appear. The events will take place at 5PM PT.
Having already donated to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund and partnering with After-School All-Stars, TikTok has been live-streaming Q&A sessions with the World Health Organization since last week and will be continuing this week.
The Late Late Show With James Corden’s HOMEFEST
Everyone’s favorite British talk-show host James Corden is hosting Homefest, a special episode on Monday 30th at 10PM PT with a starstudded line up of guests including BTS, Billie Eilish, Finneas, Andrea Bocelli, Dua Lipa, John Legend, Will Ferrel, David Blane, plus MORE! One definitely not to be missed.
Songkick Live Concerts
Ticket site SongKick knows that the heartbreak of not being bale to attend concerts is real, so to keep spirits alive they will be bringing you some of your faves live to your room to show love, solidarity, and support.
Wednesday 25th March
Anne Marie – 2PM EDT
Billboard Live At-Home: Lauren Jauregui – 3PM EDT
JoJo – 3PM EDT
Oh Wonder – 3:45PM EDT
Jennifer Hudson – 4PM EDT
H.E.R – 5PM EDT
Vanessa Carlton – Wednesday 25th March
Thursday 26th March
Glass Animals – 9PM EDT
Friday 27th March
Alicia Keys – 8PM EDT
Lovelytheband – 9PM EDT
The iHeart Living Room Concert
This Sunday, Elton John will be joined by Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joel of Green Day, Maria Carey, Tim McGraw plus more for iHeart Living Room Concert on at 9PM ET to bring music and cheer to a dark and unsettling time. The hour-long commercial-free benefit concert aims to shine a light on the frontline workers and encourage viewers to donate to both Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation.
Twitch’s Stream Aid
If you missed having something to look forward to on the weekends, worry no more as Twitch are hosting Stream Aid, a twelve-hour streaming event consisting of gaming, music and sports to benefit the Solidarity Response Fund for WHO powered by the United Nations Foundation. From 9am-9pm PDT on Saturday, March 28th, we will be blessed with appearances from Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low, Alec Benjamin, AJ Mitchell, Dan Smith of Bastille, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, (G)I-dle, Joe Jonas, Lauv, Machine Gun Kelly, Madison Beer, Rita Ora, Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, Monsta X, Steve Aoki, Stray Kids, and many more! Phew! You can find the full schedule as well as make a donation here.
Entertainment update account Pop Crave is hosting a Twitter fest with artists including AJ Mitchell, Josie Dunne, and more taking over to perform and answer fan questions, starting at 4PM ET on Wednesday March 26th.
ACM Presents: Our Country
After the cancellation of the American Music Awards, CBS will air a new two-hour special on the original date of the AMA’s, April 5. The special will air at 8 PM EST and will feature at- home acoustic performances from some top country artists. Participating artists will be announced at a later date.
There’s so much more being scheduled so make sure you bookmark this article and check back regularly for updates!
Which of these live streams are you going to be tuning in to? How are you keeping occupied while isolating? Let us know down in the comments below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP!
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