Stream Team: Week of May 28
Thursday, May 28
Online Shows: MODERATOR/CO-HOST "How To" Webinar
May 28 @ 1pm PDT / 4pm EDT
Side Door CEO Laura Simpson talks to Mark Busse, online show moderator extraordinaire, who will offer tips for moderators on how to support artists make their streams the best they can be, from all perspectives.
Hush livestream with Tyler and Jessica
May 28 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
Jessica Deutsch and Tyler Emond comprise the Toronto duo Hush; which normally goes all out on production but for this gig will play their songs on guitar, mandolin, violin, and bass.
Ordinary Elephant live online from Kansas Public Radio
May 28 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
The Opelousas, Louisiana-based duo/couple Pete and Crystal Damore (AKA Ordinary Elephant) offer up their Americana compositions that aim to let “the listener know that they are not alone in this world.”
Von Bieker “Little Mercies” release show
May 28 @ 6:30pm PDT / 9:30pm EDT
Edmonton’s Von Bieker is selling just 24 tickets to this show—because 25 people fit in a single Zoom window—so get yours asap to celebrate his new slice of bowtie rock, “Little Mercies.” Comes with a free digital download.
Friday, May 29
Tim Baker Survivor Release Night 1
May 29 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
The former Hey Rosetta leader will play selections from his new EP—including the fresh single “Survivors”—as well as tracks from his solo debut Forever Overhead, and some other songs you definitely know.
Jim Bryson’s “Phriday Phog”
May 29 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Bryson has never played the Phog Lounge in Windsor, Ontario, but he sure talks about it a lot. So with the help of the Phog pholks he’ll be playing a show there tonight. Sort of.
PanAmour @ Char's Landing
May 29 @ 7:30pm PDT / 10:30pm EDT
The jazz fusion band PanAmour promises a performance of the “alluring, naughty, and burlesque-esque uproarious revue Elvira & her Wicked Weighs.” A deliciously delightful debut, dig?
Saturday, May 30
Fred Penner + PIQSIQ @ Folk On The Rocks
May 30 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
The legendary children’s entertainer and sister duo PIQSIQ were set to play Yellowknife’s annual Folk On The Rocks festival, which would have marked its 40th festival this year. That can’t happen now, but Folk is bringing you this show in celebration.
May 30 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
The Vancouver synth-pop trio goes acoustic and in the round for this special show live from isolation.
Tim Baker Survivor Release Night 2
May 30 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
Baker closes out a two-night stand celebrating new music, presented by Winnipeg Folk Festival. He’s also partnered with PLUS1.org so that $1 from every ticket will go to the addictions services organization Portage.
Andre Papanicolaou / Zachari Smith - Acre Alley Session no. 10
May 30 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
Smith hosts Acre Alley Sessions from Montreal, where he runs his independent label and management company. His guest this week is singer-songwriter Andre Papanicolaou.
Moscow Apartment #Quarantunes #Single Release Party
May 30 @ 4:30pm PDT / 7:30pm EDT
The Toronto teenage duo has a new EP, Better Daughter, set for release in June and will preview it tonight, along with some of your favourite jams and choice covers.
Kennedy Road - Album Release concert
May 30 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
The Americana duo Kennedy Road—AKA Brian MacMillan and Sheila Carabine—perform songs from their debut LP A Little Fight Left Yet, released in March.
Virtually Live with Charlotte Cornfield & Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
May 30 @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
Singer-songwriters Cornfield and Ftizgerald join forces for the inaugural edition of Virtually Live, a six-week series presented by ATB and supported by the Rozsa Foundation. It will be an initmate, heart-rending, soul-affirming evening.
Kele Fleming Livestream Single Release Party
May 30 @ 8pm PDT / 11pm EDT
Join Vancouver mainstay Fleming as she celebrates her new single “Compassion Machine,” one of the many new songs she’s got ready to play for you from her upcoming album The Song I'll Write for My Whole Life.
Sunday, May 31
The Groovenor presents Bocephus King
May 31 @ 10am PDT / 1pm EDT
Bocephus King “takes the influence and traditions of Sufi music, Berber, Mali, Rajasthan and Flamenco and combines it with North American folk, rock and roll and analogue electronic music to create a shamanic experience that comes across like Alejandro Jodorowsky starring in a musical directed by Federico Fellini.” What else do you need to know?
Lynne Hanson Streaming From My Room
May 31 @ 1pm PDT / 4pm EDT
Singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson has been spending her quarantine time working on new songs, learning others, and putting a show together for you. Tonight is the night. (She’s also up for requests.)
Danny Michel LIVE FROM LOCKDOWN #Quarantunes
May 31 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
Michel has been playing a set from home every week since this thing started—tonight he’ll go down with the sun for one last show around the campfire (“yes I have my burn permit and there is no ban in effect,” he says).
Hannah Barstow @ Char's Landing
May 31 @ 5:30pm PDT / 8:30pm EDT
The young jazz pianist is influenced by the likes of Shirley Horn, Ahmad Jamal, and Blossom Dearie, with some pop and Latin in there too.
Monday, June 1
June 1 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
The hip hop artist out of Jackson, Missouri has an EP, Fresh Start, that is fresh itself—in beats and in time (it’s only been out a week).
Haley Blais with guest Quarterback.
June 1 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
The Vancouver indie-pop artist will play her new singles “Too Good” and “On a Weekend” and dial up her bud Quarterback for a guest drop-in. One dollar from each ticket will go to the Vancouver Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre.
Tuesday, June 2
Evening Muse Presents: The Singing OUT Tour w/Heather Mae & Crys Matthews
June 2 @ 5:30pm PDT / 8:30pm EDT
The first-ever virtual Pride tour features American singer-songwriters Heather Mae ("the queer Adele") and Crys Matthews ("the Woody Guthrie of our generation”) who will embark on a month-long virtual tour celebrating pride across the country. Pride gear is encouraged.
Wednesday, June 3
Eddie's Attic Presents: The Singing OUT Tour w/Heather Mae & Crys Matthews
June 3 @ 4:30pm PDT / 7:30pm EDT
The venerable venue in Decatur, GA presents tonight’s gig on the month-long Pride tour.
June 3 @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT
The venerable west coast folk artists will play a selection of songs from her catalogue, which runs 23 albums deep.