Stream Team: Week of May 7
Thursday, May 7
torquil campbell: live from the past
May 7 @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
The Stars co-frontperson will offer up songs from his entire musical catalogue—which also includes Memphis and Broken Social Scene—plus anecdotes from 30 years in the biz. “Come see what happens,” he says, “when one man with very little idea what he’s doing meets a group of strangers in the ether.”
State of the Heart Interactive Album Listening Party
May 7 @ 2pm PDT / 5pm EDT
The singer-songwriter Lindy Vopnfjord will be joined by Side Door regular (and producer) Danny Michel for an interactive deep dive on Vopnfjord’s new album State of the Heart. A download of the record is included with your ticket.
Friday, May 8
Franck & Damien - Live From France
May 8 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
The folk-rock duo—who met in Bordeaux when one picked up the other hitchiking—offers selections from its first album You Can Find Your Way plus some choice covers
Saturday, May 9
Shred Kelly - Breakfast Cocktail Party Concert
May 9 @ 10am PDT / 1pm EDT
The alt-rock west coast band offers a brunch of sorts with its last livestreamed gig for the foreseeable future. Pour yourself a mimosa—or, depending on your timezone, something from the afternoon aisle—and settle in for a singalong.
SOLD OUT: Steven Page Live from Home III
This show is sold out, but Steven Page has announced a FOURTH SHOW on May 16
Songs of Hope and Healing with Coco Love Alcorn
May 9 @ 11am PDT / 2pm EDT
Alcorn is back for a third set from her living room featuring songs from her own catalogue, covers, and interactivity (singalongs wanted).
Said The Whale Presents Demoitis: a LIVE-STREAMED podcast
May 9 @ 11am PDT / 2pm EDT
Hot on the heels of a two-show stand, the Vancouver trio is trying something a bit different for this show: Resurrecting its podcast Demoitis, Said the Whale will take a deep dive into its debut Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia. For extreme Said-Heads who like to hear the band talk as much as sing.
The Power of Disability Concert presented by Al Etmanski
May 9 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
Actor James Sanders hosts a multi-disciplinary extravanganza and fundraiser for the Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network. Guests include Amy Amantea, Christa Couture, Maxim Fomitchev, Niall McNeil and Marcus Youssef, and Kristina Shelden (Singer/Songwriter) with some surprises TBA.
Jon Corbin @ Pieceful Arts
May 9 @ 5:30pm PDT / 8:30pm EDT
Canadian hip hop and spoken word artist Corbin offers poems and songs about faith, love, family, social justice, and personal growth. He’ll be coming live from the collaborative arts space Pieceful Arts in Simcoe, Ontario.
Tariq: Telegrams From Home
May 9 @ 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT
In his first online show, the Vancouver-based artist—and Brasstronaut member—Tariq will celebrate the birthday of his fifth album Telegrams by performing all of its songs (plus one that didn’t make the record). Covers will also be on offer and participation is encouraged.
Desperate Electric Live Stream
May 9 @ 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT
The Montana duo Desperate Electric—that’s Kayti Korte and Ben Morris—combine electronic music and live instruments that looks forward while honouring what came before. This Zoom gig is the release show for its shiny new album Still Not Giving You Up, which drops May 8.
Sunday, May 10
Danny Michel LIVE FROM LOCKDOWN
May 10 @ 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT
Singer-songwriter Michel continues his witty weekly wonder show from his home studio in rural Ontario. He’s digging through his catalogue to come up with a new theme every week, but requests remain encouraged.
Come Out From Under the Covers with Linda McRae
May 10 @12:55pm PDT / 3:55pm EDT
The veteran Canadian folk singer and former member of Spirit of the West streams live from her Nashville home, offering selections from her songbook, poems by her husband James, and special treats for the moms out there.
Lucas' Mother's Day Special
May 10 @ 3pm PDT / 6pm EDT
Twelve-year-old Lucas Tyler—who's been playing guitar since he was four—offers his first-ever concert of covers, pulling from his wide range of influences including Weezer, Pearl Jam, and Metallica. (This is the stuff Bieber dreams are made of.)
Tuesday, May 12
May 12 @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT
The veteran BC songwriter makes her livestream debut with the help of her grandfather's Steinway grand piano and a selection of guitars. Ulrich is open to your requests from her 23-albums-deep catalogue.