The Bandsintown app that many musicians use to announce their upcoming show details last week tweaked its service to offer online live performances by some of the artists.
Last Friday it debuted its new Bandsintown LIVE channel on the Twitch platform, which allows it to stream live and says over 84,500 people viewed the debut performance by Black Coffee.
Today starting at 1 p.m. it kicks off the first of a two-day “music marathon” that features performances by 16 artists. The shows run from 1 till 9, with eight artists doing one-hour sets each day.
(For today’s lineup see the listings that follow article.)
The shows also allow viewers to donate to an online “tip jar” and “all tips collected during the event will be donated to the MusiCares®COVID-19 Relief Fund to help musicians and music industry professionals,” it says.
“We are experiencing a new form of connectivity between music acts and their fans,” says Bandsintown Managing Partner Fabrice Sergent.
“Artists have suddenly become more approachable. A new form of entertainment is emerging from this chaos.”
In keeping with that thinking, the company is also offering the opportunity for artists “to receive free fast track status to Twitch’s world-class monetization tools for live streaming,” it says.
You can find out more by visiting the article on the company’s blog page.
ONLINE/ON AIR SHOWS FOR Thursday March 26, 2022
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9-10am> “The Bill King Show” with host Bill King & guests @ CIUT 89.5 FM or online anytime at https://www.mixcloud.com/
Noon-1> “CBC Radio News At Noon” includes story about the death of Sean Cunnington on various CBC radio channels in Ontario
Noon-2> Blues on Rock Radio UK with Carolyn Fe
1> “Liquid Lunch” with Hugh Reilly @ www.thatchannel.com ~songwriter interviews & performances
3-7> Julian Taylor hosts @ 106.5 ELMNT FM in Toronto & www.elemntfm.ca ~eclectic music 25% indigenous, 35% CanCon
8> Ken Wallis Blues Source show with tracks and interviews @ www.bluesandrootsradio.com
9> “The Punk Revolution” spins music & relates to political and environmental issues @ CFRU 93.3 FM Guelph & online ~ Punk/Hard-core.altRock
9-1> Jaymz Bee hosts weekly on JAZZ.FM91and online ~Jazz
9> Home Routes presents National Online Folk Festival streamed on Facebook, with Frank & Allie Lee ~songwriter
9-10> Jessa (Jessica Stuart) with Delta Will streaming live on Instagram ~songwriters
10> Julianne Chapple for National Arts Centre #CanadaPerforms series on NAC Facebook page
10> “Under The Radar” with Stevie Connor @ www.BluesandRootsRadio.com
RESIDING> Rob Minderman performs “Invisible Enemy” original song about COVID-19 on YouTube (0:4:00)
RESIDING> recording of Carmen Toth performing St. Patrick’s Day concert solo ~songwriter (1:10:23)
RESIDING> Wayne Neon and the Amazing Tubular Orchestra™ on Youtube: Social Distance Sessions live ~eclectic covers & originals (0:18:22)
RESIDING> Susie Grooves & Company performs “Rhianna” at Southside Johnny’s on Facebook (0:3:44)
RESIDING> Josh Gordon on Koch guitar solo for “Koch Quarantine Sessions” on YouTube (0:1:33)
RESIDING> Late Fakirs featuring Greg Shields perform “Silent Keeper of Your Lost Dreams” on YouTube
RESIDING> Howard Gladstone performs original Roots solo on Facebook ~songwriter (0:5:32)
RESIDING> Howard Gladstone at Winterfolk XVIII performs “Crazy Talk” on You Tube ~songwriter (0:4:10)
RESIDING> Roger “Pops” Zuraw with Joshua-Walker & friends performs original song “Headboard Boogie” on YouTube (4:55)
RESIDING> Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs “Appalachian Spring” in remote ensemble on YouTube ~Classical (0:4:26)
RESIDING> James Anthony performs original “Corona Blues” song on YouTube ~songwriter (0:2:39)
RESIDING> Jillian Bunting performing original & cover songs on Facebook ~songwriter (0:53:20)
RESIDING> Reuben O’dell-Barkow with Marianna Lvovskaja recorded live (0:51:40)
RESIDING> Marsala Lukianchuk performs “I Wish I Was Locked Down With You” Facebook video ~songwriter (0:1:49))
RESIDING> Jessica Mondello performing covers & originals on Facebook ~songwriter (1:03:43)
RESIDING> Michael Theodore performing covers & originals on Facebook ~songwriter (1:17:01)
RESIDING> Sarah Siddiqui video recorded live “Put The Worry Away (Isolation Sessions)” ~songwriter (0:25:28)
RESIDING> Home Routes podcast Show #22 with host Tim Osmond & tunes by Kalyna Rakel [previous podcasts also accessible from page] (0:21:31)
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