While many venues are shut down due to COVID-19, here's a guide to upcoming online concerts by Columbus musicians, including DJ Krate Digga, Kyle Sowash, Micah Schnabel and more.
Longtime Columbus singer-songwriter and former “X-Factor” contestant Josh Krajcik has been hosting “Quarantine concerts” daily at 2 p.m. on Facebook.Zach Whitney and Lil' Brother perform from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays 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).
Thursday, May 21:DJ Krate Digga will perform at 5:30 p.m. via wexarts.org and YouTube as part of the Wexner Center's "Essential Performance" series taking place on Thursdays. At 6:30 p.m. the Huntertones will discuss their music on Facebook as part of the Jazz Arts Group's Offstage Live series. Kyle Sowash will perform on Facebook as part of CAPA's ApART Together concert series.
Friday:Micah Schnabel and Vanessa Jean Speckman will perform on Facebook at 8 p.m. courtesy of Isolate Live.
Saturday:At 7:30, Happy Tooth of Happy Tooth & Dug will host a birthday livestream performance on Facebook.
Sunday:Joseph Krygier will perform on Facebook at 3 p.m. as part of "Culture in the Time of Corona," a co-production of Streetlight Guild and the Johnston Fund for New Music. At 3 p.m., the Jazz Arts Group will host "Music & Memory: Byron Stripling with special guests Bobby Floyd & Andy Woodson in Conversation & Concert."
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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