When things are looking down, nothing brightens up our days more than seeing the community coming together to uplift each other. And that’s just what the entertainment industry has been doing, turning up on social media for free live performances. So, if you need to lift up your spirits or simply plug into some live gigs you’ve been missing, here are the Instagram concerts and performances to look forward to.
People’s favourite Raghu Dixit is holding a live concert tomorrow. Catch the artist belting out his popular contemporary Indian folk music at 1 pm on March 31 on the India times Instagram and Facebook channels. For all those working from home, you know what your lunch break is looking like on Tuesday.
Miley Cyrus is bringing together multiple artists for a live performance tonight, with her Bright Minded Monday. Calling it her version of motivational Monday on her Instagram, she’ll be performing along with Alicia Keys, Millie Bobby Brown, Selma Blair, and Zion Clark. Of course, the performing along will be done digitally, with social distancing intact. They’re set to go live at 11:30 am Pacific Time (March 30), which is 12 am IST (March 31).
The musician will perform a live set on March 31. However, that’s all the information she’s shared as yet. Stay tuned to her Instagram stories for an update on the time and other details.
Diplo will bring his DJ skills right into your home on two days. He’s set to live stream across Instagram and Youtube on April 2, 10 pm EST (April 3, 7:30 am IST) and April 3, 11 pm EST (April 4, 8:30 am IST), so get ready for DJ mornings.
This singer-songwriter is putting out one song a day on her Instagram. And what’s better is that she’s taking suggestions from everyone—so, she picks one person a day and shares a song that describes their story. What better way to heal during a lockdown? Send in your request now and receive her soulful voice as a balm.
That Comedy Club has come up with a digital version of their live performances. Till the end of lockdown period, April 14, they’ll stream performance at 10 pm every night. There are jokes by multiple comics such as Neville Shah, Shreeja Chaturvedi, Sumaira Shaikh, and many more. It’s a pay what you like show, so in case you feel like paying a certain amount you can do so in the end, it’s not compulsory though.
Big Bad Wolf Entertainment has curated this set of concerts with various artists, where one comes online each day for a 30-minute performance, starting at 9 pm. Tonight, catch singer & songwriter Kamakshi Khanna, and tomorrow be ready to tune in for Varun Grover. The series will conclude with the cross-generational favourite, Karsh Kale on April 1.
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