Global Citizen Live and Farm Aid top this week’s online gigs
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Some big names in music will be performing for good causes, both on Saturday, September 25.
Global Citizen Live picks up the day with performances across six continents, featuring Stevie Wonder, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, BTS, Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Lizzo, Metallica, Keith Urban, Usher and more, raising awareness about climate change , world hunger and other issues. Catch it via ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, and Twitter, among others. Globalcitizen.org for more details.
Meanwhile, the evening performances at Farm Aid 2021 – including Willie Nelson & the Family, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds and more – will air at 8 p.m. via circleallaccess.com. Farmmaid.org for more information and donation opportunities.
Other events (all subject to change) …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 24
Rihanna and her friends once again paraded for “Savage X Fenty Show” Vol. 3 on Amazon Prime Video. Guests this time include Nas, Daddy Yankee, Ricky Martin, Jazmine Sullivan and others. More information via amazon.com/savagex.
Muse has launched a new virtual reality concert experience, “Muse: Enter the Simulation”, with Stageverse. The images are from a 2019 concert in Madrid during the trio’s simulation theory tour. Access via stageverse.com, or the company’s app.
Billboard’s Latin Music Week is live from Miami with various events until Saturday, September 25. Information and tickets via tixr.com.
San Francisco rapper Watsky continues his series of virtual recordings across the country at 11 a.m., with another scheduled for 9 p.m. on Monday, September 27. Tickets via mandolin.com.
Americana newcomer Billy Strings is celebrating his new album, “Renewal,” with streaming performances at 7am tonight and Saturday, September 25 from Buena Vista, Colorado. Tickets via fans.live.
Bassist William Parker plays “Celestial Light House” at 7:30 p.m. from Dizzy’s Club in New York. Tickets via jazz.org.
Violinist Michael Doucet and guitarist Chad Victor re-broadcast their virtual concert collaboration at 8 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
Chicago bluesman Johnny Burgin performs live at 8:45 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
Creed / Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti celebrates “Marching in Time,” his band Tremonti’s latest album, at 9 pm. Tickets via nocapshows.com.
Showtime’s “The Show” dedicates an episode to The Weeknd’s halftime show, behind the scenes with directors, producers, dancers and more, at Super Bowl LV in February, debuting at 9pm.
Celtic Thunder wraps up its final round of virtual shows at 9:30 p.m. tonight and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. Tickets via stageit.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25
Party like you’re at the Firefly Music Festival with MADDS VIP Party, starting at noon, while RDGLDGRN hosts its own hybrid party at 5:30 PM. Tickets for both via mandolin.com.
Ramsey Lewis performs another live virtual show at 2 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
Endea Owens and the Cookout play at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. tonight and Sunday, September 26 at Dizzy’s Club in New York City. Tickets via jazz.org.
Brazilian singer, songwriter and guitarist Cecy Santana presents at 8:45 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
A pair of Whitney Houston tribute concerts, “A Night of Remembering” and “Queen of the Night,” airing at 10pm and 11:15 pm Tickets via stageit.com.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 26
The Chainsmokers, Saweetie, Darren Criss, Riley Clemmons and Thuy provide the music for Shein X Rock The Runway 2021 at 5pm. Watch for free through the Shein app or the company’s channels on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
The Family Company hosts “A Night of Duets” at 9pm in Los Angeles with singers such as Judith Hill, Charles Jones, Nikka Costa and others. The proceeds support UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability. Tickets via mandolin.com.
MONDAY SEPT. 27
JT Oaks honors the Beatles at 9 p.m., with another show at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28. Tickets via stageit.com.
TUESDAY SEPT. 28
The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra plays the music for the video game score “Monster Hunter” at 5:30 am, including a talk by series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. Tickets via veeps.com.
The Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival offers performances at 7:30 p.m. this evening and again on Thursday, September 30. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
Modest Mouse broadcasts his concert from the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado at 11 p.m. Tickets via veeps.com.
WEDNESDAY SEPT. 29
The Coda Collection adds “Live at Giants Stadium 6/17/91” by Grateful Dead to its offerings. Subscribe via codacollection.co.
VictimsVoice Halo Aid ’21 features a lineup of nine artists – Ava Rowland, Ellis Schoel, Etcetera and more – performing at 7 p.m. to benefit victims of domestic violence. Stream it for free via launchglobal.tv.
Masters of Tradition Artistic Director Martin Hayes teams up with Bruce Molsky for an Irish-American summit at 8pm. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
Tyler Childers plays an Americana Roots set at 11pm from the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado. Tickets via fans.live.
THURSDAY SEPT. 30
Lady Gaga will air an intimate jazz show, advancing her duet album “Love For Sale” with Tony Bennett, at 1:30 pm Sign up via live.westfield.com.
The pop singer LP is previewing her new album “Churches”, which will be released on October 8, with a performance at 2pm London. Tickets via veeps.com.
Troubadour Joshua Radin is broadcasting live at 6pm Tickets via sessionslive.com.
The lespecial trio play a live set at 7pm, free via twitch.tv/therelixchannel.
Saxophonist Pat Mallinger conducts his Birdsong Quintet in a livestream at 8:45 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live.
AFI hard rockers present their new short film “Where We Used to Meet” at 9:00 p.m., accompanied by a question-and-answer session. Tickets via momenthouse.com.
Freelance singer-songwriter Faye Webster performs homecoming at 9 p.m. in Atlanta, supporting HeadCount as well as her latest album, “I Know I’m Funny Haha.” Tickets via mandolin.com.
Singer-songwriter Spencer Sutherland performs at midnight from the Troubadour in Los Angeles, preceded by a VIP appointment at 6 p.m. and a Q&A at 8 p.m. Tickets via mandolin.com.