While we may be missing our local live music venues and rocking out to our favourite band on the weekend, getting one’s live music fix from the comfort of the couch is now the new norm. Jumping on the livestreaming bandwagon, we’ve transposed our usual ‘Top 10’ Gig Guide into a list of the best local livestream gigs taking place this week. Here’s the ones you won’t want to miss…
FRIDAY, 15 MAY
BANDWITH PRESENTED BY BLUES ON BROADBEACH
Bringing the blues to you, our locals Blues On Broadbeach present audiences with Bandwith, a livestream festival event. Celebrating the finest in blues and roots, Bandwith features performances from both homegrown and global acts such as Karise Eden and Don Bryant. What a treat!
HARRY FOX ‘IGNITE’ SINGLE LAUNCH FEAT. CHELSEA WARNER
What: Harry Fox ‘Ignite’ single launch feat. Chelsea Warner
When & Where: Friday, 15 May via Harry Fox Facebook page from 8PM
Brisbane based electronica/hip-hop hybrid Harry Fox debuts his latest single ‘Ignite’ featuring neo-soul artist Chelsea Warner. The highly anticipated single is sure to have audiences dancing around their rooms. Celebrating in isolation form, this is a single launch that will be one to remember.
SATURDAY, 16 MAY
THE BLOOM SERIES LIVESTREAM FESTIVAL
Presented by Tiarne, Music Is My Muse and Emerge, this special rendition of The Bloom Series will fulfil all of your live music needs with performances by local loves Acekays, Arcvdia, Hazel Mei, Jessica Lorraine, John Keenan, Josh King, Label, Pure Milk, The Letter Elle and Tiarne. With each act going live on their own platforms, The Bloom Series gives each artist their spotlight to shine, creating a wholesome community within the local scene.
OH BAILEY PRESENTS ‘CABIN FEVER’ LIVESTREAM FESTIVAL
From Brisbane artist Oh Bailey comes an intimate livestream festival called Cabin Fever. Showcasing the city’s favourite indie acts (Jade Not Jane, Chemical Prisoner, Smbol, Jodie, Jon Trivett, Jessica Jayne, Annie Joelle and of course, Oh Bailey.), these vibrant performances perfectly compliment a cosy day in isolation.
ELLIE JANE ‘ALMOST HOME ALONE’ CONCERT SERIES
Songstress Ellie Jane performs her final Almost Home Alone concert series this weekend. Ellie’s intimate performances have been a beacon of light amongst the isolation shadows and her final show of the series is sure to go out off with a bang!
SUNDAY, 17 MAY
JORDAN MERRICK PRESENTS ‘STORIES FROM HOUSE ARREST’ FEAT. NICOLE MCKINNEY
What: Jordan Merrick Presents ‘Stories From House Arrest’ feat. Nicole McKinney
When & Where: Sunday, 17 May via Jordan Merrick Facebook page from 5PM
From sharing tales of isolation and in-depth discussions on the music industry to mesmerising performances, Jordan Merrick presents audiences with a refreshing and honest insight into a musician’s mind. This livestream is guaranteed to entertain in all areas. A special performance by fellow local Nicole McKinney, is also on the cards.
Feature image: The Bloom Series’ artists Hazel Mei, Tiarne, John Keenan, ARCVDIA, The Letter Elle, Pure Milk and LABEL..
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