People have been telling us for years that they are “socially distancing” themselves from us, so we’ve built up a great list of things you can do while you’re at home over the next few weeks. Keep checking back here and we’ll keep this updated for you.



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Lots of artists are streaming FREE concerts. Here are a few that we’ve found:


Which way to the mosh pit? Lollapalooza is streaming legendary performances from its festival. Lollapalooza’s “Lolla From the Vault” series benefits LiveNation’s newly launched CrewNation, which is raising money for the countless crew members who work behind the scenes at concerts and festivals, like Lollapalooza. The first set is The Strokes from 2010.



Back in 1991, both Pearl Jam & Nirvana were the openers for a leg of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tour for 5 shows in California, Tempe & NY. Lots of video has surfaced from this show, YouTube user Andrew Emery has audio from all 3 bands sets that night in San Fran.

Not a concert, but The Goonies are BACK! Check out “Reunited apart with Josh Gad”


Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa performed this week on Youtube as part of the Jersey 4 Jersey Benefit:

Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Flea and more are joining Pathway to Paris Earth Day 50: A Virtual Festival for Our Planet, starting on Instagram Live at 1PM PST April 25th.

The Beatles‘ animated film Yellow Submarine will stream as a global sing-along event on their YouTube page at 9AM PST on April 25th.

Not a concert, but Steven & Jenna Heller from Maple Valley, Washington recreated Journey’s ‘Seperate Ways’ video frame for frame and it’s perfect.

Journey-Separate Ways (Heller Quarantine Edition) Side by Side from RaisingHeller on Vimeo.


If you haven’t heard of Canada’s newest supergroup, it’s the TransCanada Highwaymen featuring four of Canada’s best, in Moe Berg (The Pursuit Of Happiness), Chris Murphy (Sloan), Craig Northey (Odds) and Steven Page (Ex-Barenaked Ladies). They’re still making music, even in isolation, ‘Alcohol’ is their latest:




KT Tunstall is going live on her Facebook page this morning at 10am.

Post Malone is going to play a set of Nirvana covers during a Youtube livestream benefitting COVID-19 relief this Friday, April 24th at 3PM PST.


Genesis are releasing full concerts weekly on their Youtube channel. The Genesis Film Festival will premiere every Saturday on the band’s YouTube page at 11am PST.

They kicked it off with the release of “Three Sides Live” , taped on Nov. 28 and 29, 1981, at New York City’s Savoy Theatre and Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum.

Genesis Film Festival
Apr 18 – Three Sides Live (1981)
Apr 25 – The Mama Tour (1984)
May 02 – Live at Wembley Stadium (1987)
May 09 – The Way We Walk (1992)
May 16 – When in Rome (2007)



Warner Music Group today announced the first-of-its-kind virtual music festival, PlayOn Fest supporting the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), powered by the UN Foundation. As part of a spectacular three-day live streaming event, PlayOn Fest promises to bring energy and high production values from world class stages (including Coachella, Sydney Opera House, Lollapalooza, Apollo Theater, Bonnaroo, The O2 Arena, Primavera Sound, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Rock In Rio, Global Citizen Festival, and more) to music fans hungry for communal live experiences. Warner Music Group labels have opened up their vaults to relive epic show-stopping performances for this one-time-only live viewing event.

Featuring: Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Green Day & many, many more!

Kicked off by LL COOL J this Friday at noon ET, PlayOn Fest will stream live on April 24-26, for 72 hours straight exclusively via Songkick’s YouTube channel HERE. Warner Music Group has also launched a pre-sale of exclusive PlayOn Fest merch (see HERE), with all proceeds going to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO. In addition, fans will be encouraged to click-to-donate throughout the three-day-event. Donations will support WHO’s work to track and understand the spread of the virus; to ensure patients get the care they need and frontline workers get essential supplies and information; and to accelerate development of a vaccine and treatments for all who need them.


Music fans across the world will have access to legendary never-before-released on YouTube performances, including sets from artists like:

  • Coldplay (taken from the band’s São Paulo, Brazil show during their A Head Full Of Dreams Tour in 2017, which became the third biggest tour of all time).
  • Bruno Mars (24K Magic Live at the Apollo – Mars’ first primetime special that was recorded from the stage of the legendary Harlem theater in 2017).
  • Panic! At The Disco (shot during their sold-out arena tour at the famed O2 Arena in London in 2019).
  • Ed Sheeran (taking his stadium show to the intimate Austin City Limits stage for a special performance on the iconic PBS series in 2017).
  • KORN (a groundbreaking performance filmed inside of a living art installation celebrating the release of their 2019 album The Nothing).
  • The Flaming Lips from Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House in 2019, where they celebrated the 20th anniversary of their monumental album, The Soft Bulletin.
  • Green Day’s set from MTV’s World Stage Seville during the 2019 EMAs.
  • Weezer’s 2019 nostalgia-filled third Coachella performance.

The full line-up will be available, as well as more information, at PlayOn Fest is supported by the Jeep brand.



Chris Martin, Mavis Staples, Earth, Wind and Fire, John Legend and Foo Fighters are among the musical acts that pay tribute to Prince in “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince,” which will air at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, on CBS.

The concert was recorded in January after the 2020 Grammy Awards. Sheila E., Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis served as musical directors for the two-hour show .

If you missed One World: Together At Home this past weekend, you can catch up on what you mised (including performances from Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder, The Killers & so many more) HERE.


Third Eye Blind are performing live during their “Quarantine Kitchen Sessions” every Tuesday at varying times on the band’s Instagram account to promote social distancing.


Pink Floyd are launching a free YouTube series of archived material. They’ll kick off this series with the 1995 concert film, Pulse, followed by weekly updates of archived concerts and unseen gems!  Watch HERE.

“We’d like to wish you all the best, and hope that you and your families are staying safe and well in these difficult times,” the statement reads. “With many people confined to home, we will continue to post as normal to hopefully give you some interesting and diverting images, music and video to help us all get through this.”

One World: Together At Home – Tomorrow, Saturday, April 18th. Live stream begins at 11am PST. Catch a viewing on CITY TV beginning at 5pm.



The Barenaked Ladies have a series of live performances on their Facebook channel called “SelfieCamJam”. Each performance benefits a different charity. It might be one of our favourite things on the web, check out some clips:

Barenaked Ladies – The Old Apartment (SelfieCamJam)

The Old Apartment is the 6th installment of the BNL #SelfieCamJam, and is supporting Food Banks Canada, who are reducing hunger across Canada with a network of over 500 food banks. Please consider donating at Edward Pond Director DP #FrozenLakeJam

Posted by Barenaked Ladies on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Barenaked Ladies – Snacktime (SelfieCamJam)

It’s about that time! Today, BNL are joined by some of their friends for #Snacktime in the latest #SelfieCamJam. Who’s your favorite celebrity and what’s your go-to snack? Please consider donating to the United Way Worldwide’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund here: Edward Pond Director DP

Posted by Barenaked Ladies on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

APRIL 15th Update:

Just because we are keeping our distance, doesn’t mean the music has to stop. Introducing “Live From Home.” Live Nation’s all new virtual hub, updated daily with live streams, exclusive artist content, new music and more, keeping you connected to your favorite artists. Go live now at

Barney Bentall & Dustin Bentall are doing a live concert from their home tomorrow (April 16th at 5pm PST).

Barney Bentall & Dustin Bentall Concert LIVE THURSDAY, APRIL 16 at 8PM ET / 5PM PT on

Teaser for Barney Bentall & DUSTIN BENTALL Facebook Live Concert Head over to on Thursday, April 16 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT to tune in! #CanadaPerforms

Posted by Barney Bentall on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Paul McCartney, Elton John, Alanis Morisette & more will perform this Saturday, April 18th at “One World: Together At Home” in support of healthcare workers on the frontlines. You can watch it live online and on CITY TV.

Paul will join Global Citizen and World Health Organization (WHO) for One World: #TogetherAtHome — a one-night special…

Posted by Paul McCartney on Tuesday, April 14, 2020



Bruce Springsteen will perform live tomorrow morning from his home at 10am.

One World: Together At Home:

From Coachella’s Youtube page:

“A documentary feature two decades in the making, “Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert” opens up the vault for the very first time to present the legendary performances and behind-the-scenes stories that shaped the seminal music festival. The film provides a rare look at Coachella’s colorful beginning, presents exclusive, never-before-seen footage, interviews, and key performances from some of the biggest names in music.”



Willie Nelson is hosting “At Home with Farm Aid” this Saturday night that will feature performances from Neil Young, John Mellencamp & Dave Matthews. Watch live online this Saturday, April 11th at 5pm PST.



Bruce Springsteen will livestream a performance from home that will broadcast on SIRUSXM’s “E Street Radio” this morning, We’ll share a link or audio as soon as it’s available.

One World: Together At Home, is a FREE at home concert that will take place on Saturday, April 18.  Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga and featuring performances from Alanis Morissette, Elton John, Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder and more. You can get more details HERE.



John Krasinski is back with a second episode of “Some Good News”


It’s another Metallica Monday, enjoy streaming some classic Metallica concerts every Monday on their Facebook & Youtube channel. Tonight Metallica releases Live in Copenhagen – July 22, 2009 at 5pm PST.

Train perform live on Instagram at Noon PST today as part of Global Citizen’s Together At Home concert series. Watch on Instagram.

Paul Stanley from KISS sits down with his guitar to play some KISS Klassics.

Paul Stanley's Back With Some Riffs From Home

Paul plays Makin' Love, Hotter Than Hell & Got To Choose from home quarantine.

Posted by Paul Stanley on Monday, April 6, 2020



Not a concert, but how could we NOT include Samuel L. Jackson reading “Stay The F*** At Home“.

John Oates plays Martin Guitar Presents Jam In Place on Facebook beginning at 10am PST.

Ed’s Happy Half Hour – April 3rd at 3:00 PST – The Barenaked Ladies will perform live on Facebook.

The Grammy Museum has announced an “At Home” digital series they will release throughout April. This  digital series features intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians in its 200-seat Clive Davis Theater. April 6th check out Kool & The Gang, and April 20th it’s Richard Marx!



Not a concert – John Krasinski (Jim Halpert – The Office) has started his own news network dedicated to good news only, it’s called SNG (Some Good News). He marked the 15th anniversary of the debut of The Office with a chat with Steve Carrell.


John Oates will perform live at “Martin Guitar Presents Jam In Place” at 10AM PST on April 1st.

Rick Springfield teaches us how to tune a guitar and play Jessie’s Girl.

Teaching You To Play “Jessie’s Girl” in 60 Seconds

Posted by Rick Springfield on Saturday, March 28, 2020



Cirque Du Soleil: You can watch Cirque Du Soleil shows from the comfort of your own home and no bathroom line ups! Start WATCHING HERE.



Montreux Jazz Festival releases more than 50 full sets from Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Alanis Morissette, RUN DMC, Ray Charles, Nile Rodgers & Chic, and Phil Collins. You can start streaming these amazing shows and more HERE.

Barenaked Ladies performed “Lovers In A Dangerous Time” from their own houses and shared it with their fans.

The Barenaked Ladies will also be performing today at 3pm PST on Instagram Live as part of Global Citizen’s #TogetherAtHome series.


March 25th UPDATE:

Not a concert, but to promote their new album Gigaton, Pearl Jam have created a ‘Galactic’ inspired video game giving fans a chance to save the galaxy as their favourite member. You can play their game ‘Quickscape’ HERE. You can preview the new album by calling (585) 20-PEARL (207-3275).


March 24th UPDATE:

Metallica are broadcasting past shows in full every Monday. “Metallica Monday’s” started yesterday with “Live At Slain Castle” from 2019. The full 2.5 hour show is available now on their Facebook page.



March 23rd UPDATE:

Serena Ryder will perform live on Facebook this Friday, March 27th at 2:30pm PST. This will be a part of the  #CanadaPerforms concert series – an initiative to support artists sponsored by the NAC Presents/CNA Présente and Facebook. The Facebook-NAC Fund for Performing Artists give $100,000 in artists fees to support live online performances to help those impacted by the closure of performance venues related to COVID-19. More information on the program will be discussed during the live stream. Serena will be donating proceeds to the Unison Benevolent Fund.

You can learn more and see the stream HERE.


March 20th UPDATE:

NEIL YOUNG has just released the 1st FIRESIDE SESSIONS stream on his website. Enjoy and check back often for more live performances.


Remember Much Music’s ‘Intimate & Interactive’? It was a live concert series they aired in the 90’s with some of the biggest artists, they share stories, answer questions and perform acoustic versions (for the most part) of their songs. Well, Theory Of A Dad Man has posted all of them and you can re-watch your favs! Tragically Hip, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Alanis Morissette, Green Day, No Doubt, Blind Melon, Coldplay and more are available to watch HERE.


Hozier will perform via Together, At Home: WHO-Global Citizen Solidarity Sessions inspired by Global Citizens #TogetherAtHome initiative on INSTAGRAM.


Willie Nelson, Edie Brickell, Paul Simon, Lucinda Williams, Jewel, Margo Price and Nathaniel Rateliff might not be on the road, but they performed together live last night!  Watch the stream of the concert HERE.


MELISSA ETHERIDGE is performing live every afternoon at 3pm PST on FACEBOOK.

#ConcertsFromHome Live Stream (March 18, 2020)

Day #3. I am here everyday at 3:00PST to sing a couple of songs for you!

Posted by Melissa Etheridge on Wednesday, March 18, 2020



Join Jim Cuddy for a Facebook Live concert. Joining Jim are his sons – Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley – as well as musician Colin Cripps. Jim is proud to perform during the first #CanadaPerforms concert – an initiative to support artists sponsored by the NAC Presents/CNA Présente and Facebook. More information on the program will be discussed during the live stream. Watch here:

We are proud to be launching #CanadaPerforms! Alongside my bandmate Colin Cripps and my sons Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley, our concert today launches a new $100,000 partnership between the National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada aimed at providing financial relief to performing artists whose livelihood has been cut off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Artists in any discipline can apply for a $1,000 grant to support a 45-60 minute livestream performance planned between March 19 and 31. The funding will come from Facebook Canada. The NAC will receive and administer applications. To apply for the grant, performing artists should submit their name, a description of their performance, the date and the streaming platform (which doesn’t have to be Facebook). The email address is Follow #CanadaPerforms on social media to stay informed on upcoming performances. Thank you for your support of Canadian artists!For more info visit:

Posted by The Jim Cuddy Band on Thursday, March 19, 2020


This is fun, every evening at 5:30 (PST): Grammy Award-winning musician & composer David Foster and his wife, Katharine McPhee, are hosting the “Kat and Dave” show live on Instagram.



Bruce Springsteen has shared his Live In Hyde Park show in full for the first time. Springsteen wrote: “Practice social distancing & stream ‘London Calling: Live In Hyde Park’ from the comfort of your own home. You can watch this show now on YouTube & Apple Music in its entirety for the 1st time!”  You can watch the show HERE.



Chris Martin from Coldplay hosted a session on Instagram TV

Rob Thomas from Matchbox Twenty did the same, and challenged other artists to follow suit, including Alanis & Cyndi Lauper!

P!NK did a mini-show and piano lessons on her IGTV!

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To make you feel my love rehearsals

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Keith Urban hosted a set from his home on March 16th

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Jann Arden was live from her living room on Facebook on March 16th, you can relive it here:

jann live

welcome to the show

Posted by Jann Arden on Monday, March 16, 2020


Melissa Ethridge is inviting fans to come to her “virtual window” for some live sessions. Dates and info are HERE.

John Legend, joined by his wife Chrissy Teigen (in a towel) performed live for fans on Instagram March 17th.

Artists including Neil Young (Fireside Sessions) and more are rumoured to be coming to a screen near you soon, we’ll share here as they become available.

It’s the Awesome Isolation 80s Long Weekend on JACK Survival Guide!

LISTEN LIVE all weekend for your favourite awesome 80s hits, perfect for isolation.

We made you a mixtape with our 20 favourite JACK hits from April, 1985! We’re only sorry that this won’t fit inside your Walkman.


Back To The Future

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Princess Bride

Raiders Of The Lost Ark

The Breakfast Club

The Goonies

Top Gun



If you’re in the mood to binge a new series or catch up on some movies you may have missed, here’s a list of our suggestions for ya! (Note: some of the trailers below contain swearing).


HBO is streaming all 500 hours of programming (series, movies & documentaries) for FREE.


Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO/CRAVE) – for those that still quote Seinfeld daily, this is for you. The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers. … Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious, off-kilter comedy series that presents an unflinching, self-deprecating depiction of his life. New season is available now.


The Mandalorian (Disney +) – After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. The series depicts a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

Parks and Recreation
(NETFLIX) – Parks and Recreation revolves around Leslie Knope, the deputy director of the parks and recreation department in the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee.

The Good Place
(NETFLIX) – The Good Place is a town where those who have been good throughout their lives go once they have passed away. When Eleanor (Kristen Bell) arrives at the Good Place, she realizes she has been mistaken for someone else, and seeks help from a new friend to earn her spot in the Good Place.

(NETFLIX) – A financial adviser (Jason Bateman) drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss. Season 3 is scheduled to come out March 27th.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
(NETFLIX) – The series revolves around Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn‘s fictional 99th Precinct, who often comes into conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).

Stranger Things
(NETFLIX) – Hawkins, Indiana, 1983. A young boy, Will Byers, goes missing near a top-secret government laboratory. … As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

(HBO/CRAVE) – There are 5,000 people in Letterkenny, these are their problems.

Game Of Thrones
(HBO/CRAVE) – Tells the story of a medieval country’s civil war.

Breaking Bad
(HBO/CRAVE) – A once loyal father and chemistry teacher, Walter White, turns to a life of crime due to developing stage 3 terminal lung cancer.

(CRAVE)- At the end of the 24th Century, and 14 years after his retirement from Starfleet, Jean-Luc Picard is living a quiet life on his vineyard, Chateau Picard. When he is sought out by a mysterious young woman, Dahj, in need of his help, he soon realizes she may have personal connections to his own past.

Big Little Lies
(CRAVE) – Big Little Lies stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz, and tells the story of five women in Monterey, California who become embroiled in a murder investigation.

(NETFLIX) – Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, GLOW — aka Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling –tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling… and it has an amazing soundtrack!!

Good Girls
(NETFLIX/NBC) – The series follows three suburban Michigan mothers, two of whom are sisters, who are having a hard time trying to make ends meet. They are tired of having everything taken away from them so they decide to pull off an unlikely heist by robbing a supermarket, only to discover that they’re in for more than they bargained. *This is a MUST watch! Seasons 1 & 2 are on NETFLIX, season 3 is currently available on NBC On Demend.

Uncut Gems
(NETFLIX) – A charismatic jeweller (Adam Sandler) makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.


Anything Marvel
Planes Trains and Automobiles
The Great Outdoors


Uncut Gems
Medical Police
Master of None


Family Guy
The Jason Bourne Series
The Matrix
Shawshank Redemption


Travel + Leisure has listed 12 famous museums you can take a virtual tour of! You can check out their list HERE.

How about a front row seat on the ‘Incredicoaster’ at Disney’s California Adventure Park

You can tour the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get a 360 degree look HERE.

You can tour the Vatican Museum from your own home! Get a 360 degree look at the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms & more. Go HERE to start.

The New England Aquarium is offering virtual tours, benhind-the-scenes access & more! Watch HERE.

Google Earth has opened up its offering of Earth’s gems to explore using VR. Grab your VR headset and travel the world without having to put on pants. Start HERE.

Canada’s Wonderland is bringing the park to you on their Twitter!

Everyday at noon PST, the Cincinnati Zoo features an animal and activity on Facebook live.

The Louvre – Explore one of the most famous museums in the world in Paris, France & enjoy the amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual tour.


Dust off those old instruments and learn to play! Your neighbours won’t mind one bit.

Play an NHL ’20 tournament! James Cybulski from Sportsnet 650 is the play-by-play voice of the game.

Start a blog!

Pet a dog.

Read! Catch up on all those books people have been buying you that look great on your bookshelf.

Spring cleaning? Tackle your garage or closets and get a head start on organizing.

Order some new IKEA furniture and put it together, you have time now!



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