While bars and other venues are shut down due to COVID-19, here's a guide to upcoming online concerts by Columbus bands, including Joe Peppercorn, Qamil, Ryan Smith 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. 

COVAID Live will host happy hours with local acts every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the GCAC COVID-19 Emergency Relief for Artists fund.

The Jazz Arts Group is hosting Offstage Live: Notes from CJO Rhythm Section events throughout the week.

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 8:

The Goldsberrys Rambling House CouchTour Facebook livestream at 8 p.m.


Offstage Live: Notes from CJO Rhythm Section at 6:30 p.m.

COVAID Live Front Porch Happy Hour with Mark Rhodes at 6:30 p.m.

Qamil “Soul Dope” Wright continues her Suite Qamil livestream series on Facebook at 8 p.m. with a Billie Holiday tribute.


October Ember Rambling House CouchTour Facebook livestream at 8 p.m.


A Coffee and a Beer with Joe Peppercorn #1: The Smiths/Morrissey on Facebook at 2 p.m.

Larry Elefante Rambling House CouchTour Facebook livestream at 7 p.m.

Ryan SmithFacebook livestream at 8:30 p.m.


Offstage Live: The Life of Louis Armstrong at 6:30 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.