Foo Fighters (Photo by Brantley Gutierrez)
YouTube Music and the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) today announce Save Our Stages Festival, #SOSFEST, a three-day virtual music festival featuring all original content on Friday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, via NIVA’s YouTube channel.
Godsmack performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 19, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)
Sully Erna of Godsmack is bringing together many of his rock and roll friends for a marathon fundraiser to benefit The Scars Foundation, which he founded. The benefit on Thursday, Aug. 6 will stream on Sully’s Youtube Channel, and on the The Scars Foundation’s Facebook Page.
In addition to special sets from Godsmack, and Sully solo, there will be performances by Brent Smith and Zach Myers of Shinedown, Papa Roach, Clint Lowery of Sevendust, Aaron Lewis of Staind, Nuno Bettencourt, and Mike Mushok and Adam Gontier of Saint Asonia.
Cowboy Mouth (Photo by Darren Fazio)
Alt rockers Cowboy Mouth perform appear on YouTube on Friday, June 5, for a livestream concert featuring tracks off the band’s new EP Open Wide and classic Cowboy Mouth songs.
Electric Grandmother (Photo courtesy the band)
Slash Run presents DC “sitcom-core” duo Electric Grandmother in a virtual album release show via YouTube on Saturday, May 16.
Billy Bragg (Photo by Jacob Blickenstaff)
Inspired by Billy Bragg’s recent Mother’s Day video release for his song “Can’t Be There Today,” City Winery and Billy are co-producing a special multi-artist Mother’s Day concert that will be broadcast on YouTube on Sunday, May 10.
Jorma Kaukonen performs at The Birchmere on Oct. 4, 2012. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
Highly respected veteran guitarist Jorma Kaukonen livestreams a performance from his Fur Peace Ranch this Saturday, April 18, via YouTube.
Metallica (Photo by Herring & Herring)
With much of the world practicing social distancing and self quarantine, musicians are stepping up to help fill the time that many of us suddenly have on our hands. Some are jumping on Instagram or Facebook live and playing to their fans from the comfort of their living room. Others are diving into their archives and looking back on their past performances.
Thrash metal icons Metallica have joined in to help the cause with Metallica Mondays, the next edition of which appears on YouTube on Monday, March 30.