The Event: Defected Virtual Festival 5.0
The Date: 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. PT on Friday, May 8
The Artists: Duke Dumont, A-Trak, Danny Howard, Sonny Fodera and more.
The Cause: The World Health Organization's COVID-19 Response Fund
How to Watch: Via the Defected Records YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Twitter and Mixcloud Live platforms.
The Event: Florian Picasso Livestream
The Date: 11 a.m. PT on Saturday, May 9
The Artists: EDM artist Florian Picasso, who yes, is the great-grandson of Pablo. (And also a recent Martin Garrix collaborator.)
How to Watch: Via Picasso's Facebook page.
The Event: LiveMedAid
The Date: Saturday, May 9
The Artists: This event isn't a typical dance livestream, but instead a TK featuring heavyweights including Jane Goodall, Neil De Grasse Tyson and other big time doctors and scientists. It makes the cut here because duo Kiana V and Satica will be performing their new AO BeatS collaboration “Ambrosia” during the event. Other performers include Adam Lambert and Queen. Plus, science is cool!
The Cause: Doctors Without Borders.
How to Watch: Via the LiveMedAid website.
The Event: Carl Cox's Awesome Soundwave Live
The Date: Saturday, May 9
The Artists: Carl Cox, Christopher Coe + Ehsan Gelsi, Bloody Mary, Digital Afrika, Mat Playford, Giorgia Angiuli, An On Bast, Julien Chaptal and Satoshi Tomiie
The Cause: 50 percent of proceeds go to Awesome Soundwave artists and 50 percent go to Crisis Kitchen Bali , an organization set up to feed the local community in Bali who are facing starvation due to the economic impact of COVID-19.
How to Watch: Via Beatport.
The Event: Secret Sky
The Date: 11 a.m. PST on Saturday, May 9.
The Artists: Event curator Porter Robinson, San Holo, Madeon, Jai Wolf and 14 other artists.
The Cause: MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
How to Watch: Aia Robinson's YouTube and Twitch pages, on Playstation via the Littlstar App and on through Robinson's custom-designed digital auditorium.
The Event: Film Premiere of Gryffin: Gravity Live From the Shrine
The Date: 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 9
The Artists: Gryffin is debuting his concert movie Gravity Live From the Shrine, filmed during his two-night run in Los Angeles last October.
How to Watch: Gryffin's YouTube page.
The Event: Set For Love
The Date: Now through 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, May 10.
The Artists: More than 6,000 DJs (!) with headliners including Paul Oakenfold, Jackmaster, Nightmares on Wax, Saytek and Nick Warren.
The Cause: Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, a charitable foundation that hosts fundraising initiatives for the electronic music industry and beyond
How to Watch: The SetForLove website.