While bars and other venues are shut down due to COVID-19, here's a guide to upcoming online concerts by Columbus bands
Wednesday, March 18:
Lone Rover, a duo featuring Rob Maccabee (of New Basics Brass Band) and Chris Cromley, will host a Facebook concert at 1 p.m.
Longtime Columbus singer-songwriter and former “X-Factor” contestant Josh Krajcik has been hosting “Quarantine concerts” daily at 2 p.m. on Facebook. Matthew Rolin and Jen Powers of the Powers/Rolin Duo will play “in various forms of solo and together” along with Pete Fosco, who will be streaming a solo set from his home in Cincinnati, on Facebook at 8 p.m. Fosco will perform first, then Rolin, then the Rolin/Powers Duo.
Friday:Rambling House is launching a Couch Tour Live Stream series. The stream will be hosted by the artists, and Rambling House will host a watch party via Facebook, with several options for donations, including artists' Venmo/CashApp/PayPal, $5 tickets on Eventbrite and a "Tip your bartender" fundraiser via GoFundMe. The first concert is Friday at 9 p.m. featuring Electro Cult Circus (acoustic).
Saturday:Secret Studio will stream a concert on Saturday from noon-8 p.m., most likely on YouTube, that will feature Paisha Thomas, Jordan Kirk, Small Songs, Sam Corlett, Garbage Greek, Joe Peppercorn, Closet Mix, Brett Burleson and Linda Trip. A Columbus Artists United Virtual-thon will be livestreamed from the Vanderelli Room from 1-5 p.m., featuring Harmony YZ, Qamil, Lyrical Goddess, Arie, All Day Every Day, The Trade, P The Emcee, Gabrielle Solange and Jai Carey. There will be a cash app provided for donations. Snarls will perform live via Instagram at 7 p.m.
OG Vern will perform live from the Northside on Instagram at 7 p.m. Van Dale will stream its second album, Of the Valley II, at 9 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram as part of its “Stay at Home and Chill” tour. Rap duo Dug and Happy Tooth will celebrate the release of new album Signal Glittering Inside the Storm with a streaming concert at 9 p.m. on Facebook. The duo is planning CD and T-shirt giveaways to randomly selected viewers who make a PayPal donation. Joey Aich will perform live on Instagram at 9:45 p.m. as part of Culture Jock Festival.
Sunday:Locals Ty Owen (Unchipped) and Matthew Rolin will take part in the Athens Noise Show streaming from noon-4 p.m. on Facebook, YouTube and Zoom. Angela Perley Duo concert at 4:30 p.m. via Facebook and Instagram. Rapper Sarob will perform at Paisha Thomas’ apartment for a 8:30 p.m. concert titled “Sarob: Streaming Live at Paisha's Place.”
Monday:Straw & the Scarecrow will perform at 8 p.m. via Facebook as part of the Rambling House Couch Tour series.
Additionally, Woodlands Tavern would like to help musicians looking to get into live streaming during the shutdown, offering up both its stage and production assistance. Contact talent buyer Nic Kabealo at email@example.com for more information.
To submit a livestream concert for consideration, email details to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.