Live Streams For Your Couch Party

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most festivals and concerts have been cancelled. But, this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all your favourite acts. Stay entertained from the comfort and safety of your house with these live streams.

Live StreamsJennifer Hudson

Join in as Jennifer Hudson portrays Aretha Franklin in Respect, which will be released later this year. Respect celebrates the life and music of the legendary Queen of Soul. To connect to people during this difficult time and offer much needed entertainment, Jennifer Hudson will be performing a live Instagram concert this Wednesday, 25 March, at 22:00 South African time.

Zolani Mahola

Zolani is inviting fans to tune into her Instagram page, @zolanimahola, every weekday from 18:00 – 18:30. She will be spending 30 minutes singing and chatting. She will also be sharing her thoughts about life, love, family, isolation, lockdown and COVID-19.

DJ D-Nice

This is our favourite Instagram DJ, with his star-studded Instagram parties that has managed to draw everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Rihanna and Joe Biden. DJ D-Nice is partnering with Michelle Obama and WhenWeAllVote for a #CouchParty on 25 March at 18:30. Volunteers will be texting to encourage vote registration during the performance.

Riverboats Music Festival

Riverboats Music Festival have launched The Lounge Room Sessions, which will broadcast a 20 minute set from an Australian act at 20:00 each night from 25 to 29 March. The lineup is as follows:

  • 25 March: Matt Walker (Lost Ragas)
  • 26 March: Skyscraper Stan
  • 27 March: Gabriella Cohen
  • 28 March: Matt Joe Gow
  • 29 March: Jess Locke

The Melbourne Digital Concert Hall

The Melbourne Digital Concert Hall will start streaming a pay-for-play. Kicking off from 27 to 29 March, expect more music and entertainment from the safety of your home.