How to Watch All the Dance Music Livestreams This Weekend (May 1-3)

Frederiek Bosch


While you may use your computer for work Monday through Friday, on the weekends during quarantine, our devices have turned into fun portals pumping out music from the many (many!) dance music livestreams that have been happening since the start of social distancing.

This week, let your screens continue to be the portal to your virtual nightclub of choice via the flurry of dance music livestreams happening Friday (May 1) through Sunday and into the early workweek.

The Event: Dreamworld
The Date: May 1-3, from 2 p.m.-2:30 a.m. daily
The Artists: More than 60 dance acts including Adventure Club, Cheat Codes, Bingo Players, Tritonal and Loud Luxury.
The Cause: The Heart Water Foundation, which supports emergency resources for hospitals including water and mental health support for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Watch: The Bandsintown Twitch page.

The Event: Compound
The Date: Friday, May 1, 2-10 p.m. PT
The Artists: Eight Los Angeles-based techno artists including Drumcell, Jia and Subversive.
The Cause: Proceeds to support the artists on the stream.
How to Watch: Via the 6am Group Twitch page.

The Event: Beatport ReConnect: Drum & Bass
The Date: May 2, starting at 6 a.m. PT
The Artists: 14 D&B acts including a DJ set by Noisia, Reid Speed, Black Sun Empire, Benny L, S.P.Y, Mollie Collins, DJ MARKY and more.
The Cause: WHO Covid Solidarity fund
How to Watch: Beatport's Twitch page

The Event: Renaissance Engage
The Date: Sunday, May 3 at 10 a.m. PT
The Artists: Danny Tenaglia -- with dance legend Sasha on the calendar for the following event on Sunday, May 10.
The Cause: Doctors Without Borders COVID-19 Crisis Fund
How to Watch: Via the Renaissance Engage Twitch page.

The Event: D3: Donate, Dance, Decentralize
The Date: Tuesday, May 5 from 3-7 p.m. ET
The Artists: Kill Paris, ill Gates, 3LAU, RAC and more.
The Cause: More than 17 organizations including Save the Children, Pencils of Promise and the Mona Foundation.
How to Watch: Streaming on Giving Tuesday Now.


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