The Live-Stream Weekly Round-Up: Week of 7/2
Celebrate the long weekend by keeping the festival vibes alive and tuning into these upcoming festival and artist live streams. We’ve curated our favorite digital events taking place this Independence Day weekend so we can continue to dance and connect on the virtual dance floor. From sets streamed from iconic venues to performances synced with sunsets around the world, we’ve handpicked a number of digital events to suit different music needs. Don’t stop dancing and sign up to be a Festival Ambassador
Upcoming Live Streams:
Don’t miss techno producer Reinier Zonneveld’s Awakenings Festival 2020 set being broadcasted Thursday 7/2 at 2 PM ET on YouTube.
Tune in this Friday from 1 PM until 5 PM ET to stream Defected WWWorldwide: Defected Ibiza. The virtual event, hosted on Twitch, will boast three rooms and performances by Sam Divine, Manu Gonzalez, Terry Farley b2b Stuart Patterson and more.
Bassjackers, Blasterjaxx, Dyro, Firebeatz, MAKJ, Nicky Romero and QUINTINO will perform this Friday for We Are NRG Livestream. The online event will begin at 11 PM ET, and it will benefit the Equal Justice Initiative, Rave Recovery, In Place of War and Change.org. Watch on Insomniac TV, Twitch, YouTube or Facebook.
Spring Awakening is going digital this year. The online festival, taking place this Saturday and Sunday, will feature 22 artists performing in major cities around the country, such as Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago. The festival, presented by Corona Electric Beach and benefiting MusiCares, boasts a robust lineup with acts such as Destructo, Gene Farris and Justin Jay. Catch the event on LiveXLive.
Robert Hood, Ross From Friends, OK Williams, Shanti Celeste and Afrodeutsche will perform this Saturday beginning at noon for Boiler Room’s Streaming From Isolation with Telekom Electronic Beats. The live stream will be hosted on Twitch and will be raising money for NAACP Legal Defence. RSVP here to a Zoom code.
DJ duo ARMNHMR will host Infinite Skies live stream this Saturday beginning at 11 PM ET. The two-hour event, hosted with Insomniac Events, will feature performances by Blanke, Jayceeoh, LIONE and Ray Volpe. All of the donations pledged during the live stream will go towards Equal Justice Initiative, Change.Org, Rave Recovery and In Place of War. Watch on Insomniac TV, Twitch, YouTube or Facebook.
Lee Burridge will present the second rendition of his All Day I Stream - Sundays at Seven. The name is a nod to his highly-successful event series and label, All Day I Dream. The weekly live stream event will be performed during three separate sundown sets at 7 PM BST (with Lost Desert), EST (with Z0ne+) and PST (with Tim Green). Watch the stream on Instagram, Facebook, Twitch and Zoom.
Re-watchable Virtual Sets:
In true Adam Beyer style, he delivered an epic set.
The high energy and good vibes in this live stream will have you on your feet dancing.
Stephan Jolk’s hypnotic beats accompanied by these sweeping views are truly magical.
This set has a little bit of everything, from skull-shattering bass drops to feel good house beats.
Our Top Five Picks:
Lost Horizon: This virtual reality experience may be as close as we can get to a festival this year.
Virtual Spring Awakening: This lineup is sick.
DJ Paulette Live from Manchester (Glitterbox Virtual Festival): Her performance made us wish we were back to dancing in a packed club with our friends.
Lee Burridge All Day I Stream - Sundays at Seven: We love the idea of seeing three sunsets around the world.
SayMyName for Beyond Wonderland at the Gorge Virtual Rave-A-Thon: We appreciate the versatility in this set.
Written By: Lisa Kocay