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Coping with Dystopia - Friday afternoons EDT
Coping with Dystopia has been hosting streams of a bunch of artists playing on their Instagram account, benefitting orgs like Isla: Immigration Services and Legal Advocacy and Prison Policy Initiative via their PayPal.
Last Updated 27 March 2020
POST WORLD RADIO - Daily, Time varies, EDT
POST WORLD RADIO is hosting a daily artist-run live feed showcasing artists performing, practicing, conceptualizing, and creating from their remote quarantine locations.
Last Updated 21 March 2020
Friday 27 March
Coping with Dystopia - 6 PM EDT
A full day of bands live streaming to your living room! Supporting Isla: Immigration Services and Legal Advocacy via paypal.me/coping. Including She/Her/Hers, Bearknuckle Honey, Dirty Harry, Spud Bugs, Spyro the Human, Pigeon Pit, Austin Possum, Churches and Trains, Rob Taxpayer, Marissa., Smitten for Trash, and Erin Incoherent.
Saturday March 28
DIYD Quarantined 2 - 6 PM EDT
Do It Yourself Dummy is hosting their second Quarantined donation-based livestream from 6 to 11 PM EDT. Featuring Sourdoe, Awksymoron, Sam and Ire, Lucas Kando, Eel People, and Livtar.
TAKEOVER FEST - 3 PM EDT
A-F Records had to postpone ANTIFEST this Saturday, so they're adapting and bringing you TAKEOVER FEST. A round of their friends will be taking over their instagram one by one and playing songs, telling stories, answering Q&As, or whatever else they may have up their sleeves. Donations to the artists are being taken via their venmo @AFrecords
Wednesday 1 April & Thursday 2 April
Weird Smells on IG Live - Time varies EDT
A 2 day special online event! Featuring Boyo, Beauty Queen, Cheekface, Shep Treasure, Foilage, Stevie Dinner, Pinc Louds, Dolly Spartans, Joey Nebulous, I Experienced Love, Pen Palindrome, Glen Parks, Richard and the Singles, and more to be announced! The stream is free, but donations are highly recommended for each artist, who will have their separate PayPal/Venmo in the comments while playing their sets
Lena is interviewing various folx in the DIY community. She wants to shift the focus back to the process – whether that be sleepless nights, writing until your hands cramp, singing until you lose your voice, all or none of the above. Whatever your process, your journey looks like. She wants these stories from anyone willing to share their experiences. Art is important and DIY is a huge community. We need to support each other now more than ever, and she'd love to share a conversation with people if nothing else. Previous interviews can be found here and she can be contacted at the link above.
Last Updated 21 March 2020
Blue Lights Artists' Working Groups
Karl-Mary Akre and Ruby Mastrodimos are organizing weekly videochats to workshop your art with other emerging artists! A free (!) opportunity to help build a community for young women, gender non-conforming folx, and other artists of marginalized gender identities in the early stages of their careers.
Last Updated 26 March 2020
Covers comp for NYC venue workers!
Matt is looking for folks to contribute to a covers comp benefitting venue workers from trans-pecos and Market Hotel, both all-ages spaces, in NYC. You can contact him at mattsherm614 [at] gmail [dot] com.
Last Updated 21 March 2020
Make.Shift's Bellingham Arts Community Relief - Bellingham, WA, USA
Make Shift is a hub of our scene in Bellingham not only because of our programs, the gallery, radio station, & venue but because of our tenants, all the bands that practice in our space and artists who work there. I want to do everything I can to ensure this organization is still around on the other side of this pandemic. This fund is aimed at helping Make.Shift cover it’s overhead costs, and provide support for those in the Bellingham arts and music community who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.
Last Updated 22 March 2020
Do DIY Recommended Reading
lots of zines and stuff to read.
a veritable punk museum! home to a looong-running diy radio program, among other rad things.
A Swamp Sister's Guide to How to Support DIY While Social Distancing
a quick, handy guide.
Past Gigs Archive:
The Ukulady's Live Stream - 20 March at 8 PM EDT & 21 March at 8 PM EDT
The Ukulady is campaigning for the downfall of evil! Join her all ages shows on her Facebook page on Friday and Saturday.
Equipment, Hospital Bracelet, Harmony Woods, Two Thumbs Down - 21 March at 7 PM EDT
Philly's Luigi's Mansion is hosting LuigiTV -- a stream of bands on via their IG. Join 'em this Saturday night on Instagram Live with 4 great sets from 4 great bands! Starting at 7PM sharp!
Coping with Dystopia - 20 March at 5 PM EDT
A full day of bands live streaming to your living room! Supporting Prison Policy Initiative via paypal.me/coping . Including Apes of the State, Johnny Terror, Tail Light Rebellion, A Boy and His Rats, Run Rabbit Run, Tedd Hazard, NPK, RENT STRIKE, Out of System Transfer, Matt Pless, The Rifleman LV, The Real McCoys, JUST PALS, Siddo, The Great Twitch, Yellow Sauce, HappyHappy, Cardboard Homestead, Days N Daze, Frankly Lost, and Party Marty
A S L - 20 March at 7 PM PDT
Livestreaming with all the homies tonight at 7pm PDT over @bobosoboboso on Instagram Live. Featuring Diners, Friend of My Youth, Mike Huguenor & Morgan Herrell (both from Hard Girls), Sim Castro, Nate Kavanaugh, Haley Maya, and Bob Vielma.
Mahayana Artist Stream #1 - Sunday 22 March 5:00 PM - Midnight PDT
Sunday, FB event here. CONSIDER THIS A PROTOTYPE "SOCIAL DISTANCING" ARTIST PERFORMANCE TEST. FEATURING: NULL STATE, ROBBY COCHRAN, ACID SMOKER, EBB AND FLOURISH, CROCKETT KING. WE'LL BE WORKING OUT GLITCHES AND BUGS THROUGHOUT THE TRANSMISSION, MOST LIKELY. WE HOPE TO BROADEN THE SCOPE AND DIVERSITY OF LOCAL ARTISTS IN FUTURE. DONATING PROCEEDS TO Interfaith Works Homeless Services Program & Treehouse. BE SAFE FRIENDS. BE SMART. BE KIND.
Don Giovanni Records presents Going The Distance - Monday 23 March 1:00 PM EDT
On Monday, Don Giovanni Records will host Going The Distance, an all day online festival that will be streamed live via our Instagram account. Broadcasting from the comfort of their homes, 20 artists from across our roster will perform music, comedy, and who knows what else for YOU, who -- we hope -- will be listening from the comfort of your own home. The whole gang is going to be there: Downtown Boys, Noun, Worries, Bad Moves, DJ Haram, Mikey Erg, Teenage Halloween, Lee Bains, Jeffrey Lewis, Hprizm, Fat Tony, and many, many more. It'll kick off at 1pm EDT and run until at least 11:00 pm. All ages! Free to the public! Find details and the complete lineup at their website.
Brooklyn Drum Collective - Monday 23 March 7:30 PM EDT
The Brooklyn Drum Collective is an organization that brings aspiring and working musicians together to share valuable experience and knowledge. We host drum clinics, conduct workshops, repair venue backlines and perform live music. We also create a safe, inclusive environment for people to meet, learn and become involved in the local music community.
Hypagogue w/ His Hem, Posessed by Trains & Social Distance at The InBetween - Wednesday 25 March 7:00 PM EDT
A beautiful ambient treat visiting us all the way from Massachusetts, Hypagogue (@momentarysolitude) w/ His Hem (@hishemmusic), Posessed by Trains (@emilyturnagestunage) and Social Distance. This show will be closed to the public, but catch the live stream starting at ~7pm both on the Swamp Sister (@swampsister.fl) and InBetween's Instagram (@theinbetweengallery). You can also donate to artists while watching the livestream by throwing some $ towards our venmo: swampsister_fl .
Quarantine Dreams - Thursday 26 March 7 PM EDT
A special stream benefiting artists and staff of Alphaville in Brooklyn, NY. Featuring Liz Bowen, Carrie-Anne Murphy, Harms, Ash Hayes, Jenna Rose Igneri, Jamstanislaus Rex, Kristen Felicetti, Heather Rae Thompson, Tori Wolffe, Snakeskin, Hearts Beating in Time, Danielle Blau, Lauren Piper, and Eden Sela. All donations will be split between the performers and Alphaville staff.
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