Virtual gig guide: The best live streaming music and online musical events in the week ahead
Waxahatchee plays American Weekend
KATIE Crutchfield will be treating fans to a full livestreamed performance of Waxahatchee's debut LP American Weekend via online concert portal Noonchorus on June 8. She'll then work her way forwards through her Waxahatchee discography at a rate of one album every Monday – virtual admission to each 'gig' costs $15 via Noonchorus.com/waxahatchee
Duncairn Virtual Cabaret Festival
BELFAST'S Duncairn Arts Centre has compiled all of its recent livestreamed cabaret sessions into a couple of festival-style compilations, which you can now check out at your leisure via FB.com/theduncairn. Artists include Damien Dempsey, Lankum's Ian Lynch, Lisa Hannigan, Arborist, Jinx Lennon and many more. Make a donation to help support the Duncairn at http://bit.ly/DVCDonate.
ROCK gods Metallica have been uploading one classic live show per week to their official YouTube channel. This week's show finds them Live in Salt Lake City in January 1997, smack dab in the middle of their difficult post-grunge reinvention marked by short hair and 'no solos'. Stay tuned for more weekly doses of damage.
Radiohead classic concert vault
RADIOHEAD are currently posting weekly classic concert videos to their YouTube channel on Thursdays at 10pm, which you can then watch at your leisure. Find them at Youtube.com/user/radiohead.
Cocoons with Matt McGinn and Cormac Neeson
LOCAL musicians Matt McGinn and Cormac ‘The Answer’ Neeson continue to hosting their series of virtual gigs on Saturday nights using Facebook Live, featuring musical guests from around the world alongside their own performances. Tomorrow evening’s line-up will bring us tunes from Finnian Kelleher, Rosalie Deighton and Wilfie Gilbert. Tune in from 7pm at FB.com/groups/cocoons.
BLUEGRASS, gypsy swing and folk family trio Cup O’Joe, above, have been hosting regular gigs live from their living room in Armagh. Find out what's in store at FB.com/cupojoemusic.
Amanda St John
JOIN singer/songwriter Amanda St John for a Sunday Session live from her home on Facebook every Sunday evening from 8pm to 9pm. Check it out at FB.com/amandastjohnmusic