Last Friday night, Minecraft held a concert. It’s not just this revived game that’s getting into virtual concerts.
The week before, Soccer Mommy hosted her listening party in the kids game Club Penguin, after initially overwhelming the server with fans.
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One of the original names in live streaming is well-prepared for entertaining in isolation and has been quick to pull together a Streaming from Isolation series of broadcasts. Look out for regular live shows and classic sets from previous years. We can recommend Dixon’s live stream, complete with mind-boggling visuals. There are a huge number of streams going live, so it’s already a massive resource of live DJ sets and performances, including exclusive new shows from Floating Points, Peggy Gou, Ellen Allien and more.
View the Boiler Room live streams on Facebook
Veteran French record producer has been doing a daily live stream on his Facebook page, mixing records, wearing loud outfits, and generally doing his best to entertain his followers. It’s well worth a look – the archive of performances are up on his page for repeat viewing.
View Bob Sinclar live on Facebook
One of the biggest record labels in dance music is hosting virtual festivals of live DJ streams – and dancers! – to keep us entertained. Expect big-name DJs and the chance to watch back at your leisure on Facebook.
Watch Defected Virtual Festivals on Facebook
If you want to hear a soothing voice in these uncertain times, then you should head over to Norah Jones’ Facebook page. Jones is performing live every week, most recently with a series of Willie Nelson covers to mark the great man’s birthday. The streams are Thursdays at 10pm (BST).
View the live streams on Norah Jones’ Facebook page
Cold War Kids
Daily “Quarantine Serenades” from Cold War Kids are appearing on Instagram Live with performances of the indie-rock bands best known songs – and audience requests.