While venues are shut down due to COVID-19, here's a guide to upcoming online concerts by Columbus bands, including Jacoti Sommes, Shane Sweeney 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.
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, May 6:Lou Poster of Drift Mouth will perform at 8 p.m. via Facebook as part of the Rambling House Couch Tour series.
Thursday:Jacoti Sommes will perform at 5:30 p.m. via wexarts.org as part of the Wexner Center's new Wex[EP] series taking place on Thursdays. Shane Sweeney will perform at 8:30 p.m. via Facebook.
Friday:Online masterclass and livestream performance with Mark Lomax at noon on YouTube. Rambling House Couch Tour performance with Eric Nassau at 8 p.m. on Facebook.
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.
To submit a livestream concert for consideration, email details to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.