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Here Are All the Livestreams & Virtual Concerts to Watch: Week of January 4

David Bowie
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David Bowie performs in 1983.

New year, new livestreams! Though musicians are easing back into the action now that the holidays are over and we're officially in the first week of 2021, that doesn't mean there aren't any good livestreams and virtual shows to check out from the comfort of your couch and new jammies.

In fact, there are two big celebrations of late music icon David Bowie, who would've celebrated his 74th birthday on Jan. 8. The first is a concert that features some of Bowie's celebrated collaborators, including Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, Peter Frampton, Duran Duran, Michael C. Hall and many more. And speaking of the former Dexter star, Hall's London stage performance in Lazarus as Bowie's Newton from The Man Who Fell to Earth streams also on the legendary artist's birthday, and through the weekend.

Here are some of the most notable music streaming events for the week of Jan. 4-10. We'll update this list as more shows are announced.


Jan. 4: Jeff Tweedy's "The Tweedy" show continues on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET on Instagram.

Jan. 5: The Drive-By Truckers, Kate Pierson of the B-52s, and more are participating in the #IVoted Festival Georgia to celebrate voting to mark the state's senate run-off election. The event begins at 1 p.m. ET; RSVP here.

Jan. 6-30: The New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) kicks off the virtual 8th edition of JanArtsNYC, an annual celebration of performing arts. The month-long slate of programming covers music performances, panels and online networking events, including partnerships with the National Sawdust Ferus Festival (Jan. 7-9), Tiny Desk meets globalFEST (Jan. 11-14) and more. JanArtsNYC includes both free and paid events. View the schedule here.

Jan. 7: Lord Huron will kick off their four-part livestreaming series Alive From Whispering Pines at 8:00 p.m. ET; tickets here. The next installments will take place on Feb. 18, March 18 and April 15.

Jan. 8: Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Billie Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins, Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and many more musicians are participating in A Bowie Celebration: Just for One Day, to remember the iconic artist, who would've celebrated his 74th birthday on this date. The three-hour concert begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $25.

Jan. 8-10: The London production of Lazarus, which was captured live on stage and starred Michael C. Hall, will stream in celebration of David Bowie's birthday. The show features music from Bowie's catalog, and is available to stream in multiple time zones. Tickets start at $21.50.

Jan. 9.: Sweden's Avatar teams with Danny Wimmer Presents for Avatar Ages - An Impossible Concert Experience, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. The concert streams are available on-demand for 72 hours:
Saturday, January 9 – Age of Dreams (Hunter Gatherer from start to finish plus Avatar’s biggest songs)
Saturday, January 16 – Age of Illusions (Feathers & Flesh and Avatar Country fan voted set list)
Saturday, January 23 – Age of Madness (Black Waltz and Hail the Apocalypse fan voted set list)
Saturday, January 30 – Age of Memories (Thoughts of No Tomorrow, Schlacht and Avatar fan voted set list)