While bars and other venues are shut down due to COVID-19, here's a guide to upcoming online concerts by Columbus bands, including Qamil, snarls, Todd May & Shane Sweeney, Jared Mahone and more

Ongoing livestreams:

Longtime Columbus singer-songwriter and former “X-Factor” contestant Josh Krajcik has been hosting “Quarantine concerts” daily at 2 p.m. on Facebook. 

Cloud City has launched weekly virtual programming on Instagram, with the following themed schedule: Wild Card Wednesday (8 p.m.), Far Out Friday (8 p.m.), City Cast Saturday (7 p.m.) and Soul Sunday (noon).

Wednesday, April 1:

Band to Watch snarls will livestream from the Audiotree Instagram account at 6 p.m.


Qamil “Soul Dope” Wright begins a three-week Suite Qamil livestream series on Facebook at 8 p.m.


Rambling House launched a CouchTour livestream series. The stream is hosted by the artists, and Rambling House will also host a watch party via Facebook, with several options for donations, including artists' Venmo/CashApp/PayPal, a "Tip your bartender" Rambling House GoFundMe and a Columbus Artists Relief Fund GoFundMe. This week’s concert features Z Wolf of Damn the Witch Siren at 8 p.m. on Facebook.

Jared Mahone will stream a full band show on his website at 8 p.m.

Stay Home Sessions with RaveHeart, GVNR and more on Twitch at 7 p.m.


Todd May (Lydia Loveless, Lilybandits) and Shane Sweeney (Two Cow Garage), who recently toured together and have been collaborating in DEADnettles, are going to trade songs from a distance on May’s porch at 6 p.m.

Rambling House CouchTour livestream series with Zoo Trippin’ on Facebook at 8 p.m.


DJ/producer Locution Field Lab is hosting “Locution Lounge” concerts on Facebook Sundays at 10 p.m.

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 columbuslivemusic@gmail.com for more information.

To submit a livestream concert for consideration, email details to joliphint@columbusalive.com and adowning@columbusalive.com.