Discogs' "Homespun" Livestream Series Track COVID-19 local and global coronavirus cases with active, recoveries and death rate on the map, with daily news and video. For Urban, while he said it felt "extraordinary" to be back on stage, he still misses being able to do "meet and greets" and shake hands with his fans. That's why live music is more than the sum of its parts. "So, how do we move forward, steadily, methodically, not just for us but for the audience too? Social distancing is important, but that doesn't mean it has to be boring. "I derive so much of my energy on stage from that audience right down there and everybody is in this flow. So everybody postponed or canceled for a few weeks. The coronavirus has uprooted life as we know it. Queen seen with family for first time during Covid-19 pandemic. COVID can’t stop the music ... Concert band has 28 to 30 ninth graders. A roadie for over 30 years, working for artists like Ariana Grande, Kanye West and J Balvin, Gratton said he's never seen anything like this. "There's a huge amount of it that I miss," he said. Musicians on stage could be minimal, everything just had to be very, very minimal.". The music industry is preparing to lose an estimated $9 billion in ticket sales, according to a study published by the trade publication Pollster. Cardi B performs onstage during Universal Pictures Presents The Road To F9 Concert and Trailer Drop on January 31, 2020 in Miami, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020. It includes Elgar's stately "Chanson de Matin," William Henry Monk's lovely setting of the hymn "Abide with Me" with Terfel and boy soprano Alexander Olleson, and "You'll Never Walk Alone" from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, all of which help sustain a hopeful tone. Andy Snyder/Guitar Monkey Entertainment via AP. "Man, the only thing that even comes close at all would be 9/11," he said. With traditional live-music gatherings prohibited because of COVID-19, drive-in concerts have emerged as a safe, socially distant, better-than-nothing alternative. The socially distanced orchestra, conducted by Marios Papadopoulos, is joined by the Choir of Merton College, Oxford and baritone Sir Bryn Terfel at Oxford's historic Sheldonian Theatre. The concert went ahead on Sunday in defiance of the governor’s order cancelling the second day over coronavirus fears. Toppled logs causes delays on Kingston-Edmonds ferry route, Inslee issues new travel restrictions as virus variant emerges, T-Mobile New Year's at the Needle goes virtual, New multimodal Mukilteo ferry terminal opens today, 24 things that let you know you’re done with Seattle, Washington state coronavirus case data: A county-by-county breakdown, This Puget Sound city was the country's fastest-selling housing market. Keith Urban, like other big entertainers, talks about trying to reconnect with fans at a distance, while tour managers, roadies, engineers and others are trying to find ways to get back to work. Auckland's latest community case of Covid 19 is a shop assistant who spent Wednesday at work - while waiting for the results of a test. Despite social distancing forcing people into isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, the "One World — Together at Home" concert united millions of people in a celebration of life through music. A gospel singing family performed a virtual concert at a recording studio. ", "That's when I realized this thing has legs," he continued. He said his team was supposed to kick off Justin Bieber's "Changes" tour on Friday in Seattle. Coldplay "We went from having the biggest year ... to zero dollars overnight.". "I started DJ-ing and, listen, the energy was just different, it really felt like a party," Jones said. ... Travis Scott did a concert within Fortnite.". "Once the pandemic hit, I had to be still and sit at home. Now he and 87 employees on his team are out of work. How likely is a first-round bye for the Seattle Seahawks? "Everybody was afraid to fly. Doja Cat's song "Say So" became a No. Also featured are two works written and guest conducted by John Rutter, "Look to the Day" and the premiere of a new composition, "Joseph's Carol," written in tribute to the Oxford Vaccine Group, the Jenner Institute, and the RECOVERY team. So, that was really a nice thing to hear." A woman with Covid-19 went to work while symptomatic, First Union says it shows sick leave is not just a nice-to-have. It's not just the roadies.". Derrick Jones, whose stage name is "D-Nice," has been called a hero for his livestream sets dubbed "Club Quarantine," streaming for hours on end and breaking the internet with as many as 100,000 viewers. "Joseph's Carol" has many nice touches - the harp accompaniment, sighing cadences in the choral writing, warm interplay between choir and woodwinds. So we will be back.". As a set, they create a gracious and celebratory mood, perfect for a muted holiday season. Artists like Ariana Grande, Justin Beiber and Drake have filmed quarantine-themed videos. Titled “The Inner Realm,” the Classics concert originally booked for Nov. 21 has been rescheduled for March 13, 2021. I did a little at-home performance to help lift your spirits. "Before the pandemic, I was on the plane every few days. ", "We just set about figuring it out, how to do it in a safe way," he continued. Gratton spends around 10 months a year on the road. Free Concerts to Watch at Home During COVID-19 Distancing. Some of today's biggest entertainers are finding new ways to adapt and connect with fans. Patel said she believes this moment in time will be forever remembered as one of the "great musical moments of the past.". "I mean, we have caterers, there's the popcorn poppers, the ushers, the parking lot people. But that was a few weeks, the maximum a month. Kudos to the Oxford Philharmonic and to all who insist that the show must go on. We need to bring it back, of course, and it shall come back. How do I dump my trucks with the band gear into it, into the building when you have a lot of heavy gear? MORE: Retailers, fighting to survive, adopt new safety measures as they begin reopening, MORE: Manufacturing workers adjust to new protocols, face challenges in changes to demand, MORE: What happens to summer? Urban and his crew's decision to hold a concert using this format was a huge first step as the world of live music tries to find its footing amid the ongoing pandemic. "The music that comes out during this period will be remembered forever as coronavirus music," she said. I don't know when we're going to get to play or mosh pit again. "I think this will get us through, but believe live music will return in a public facing way. "It's an obvious venue because you're playing to people in cars, which is such a great way to keep the distance between everybody in a safe environment, but the venue is already built. It was really magical.". Guests for that show included Michelle Obama, the Kardashians and Mark Zuckerberg. Even if we are not dutch. How US beaches are handling reopening in COVID-19 pandemic. Concerts and festivals haven't been immune to the nationwide stay-at-home orders. "This is a good thing that's happening and it just keeps going.". ", "I want to hear the drums," Gratton continued. The Rams activated safety Nick Scott from the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday, one of several moves involving the team’s defensive backs. The whole world is eagerly awaiting a COVID-19 vaccine for the safety of ourselves and our loved ones and for the return of life as we know it. The private show was set up exclusively for more than 200 doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians and staff from Vanderbilt Health, part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. How do you line up? ... helped organize the concert and said the music helped mend spirits. Young Olleson sings with silvery assurance in "Abide With Me," standing up impressively to Terfel's woodsy baritone. "We go to the studio, do work with the artists and the dancers and the choreographers and designers and work throughout the day ... going through setlists, getting everything advanced," he said. Experts warn of a post-Thanksgiving COVID-19 surge following record-breaking holiday travel and Moderna files for an emergency use authorization for its vaccine. Gratton said it's these unsung heroes who have been hit the hardest. Along with taking its Christmas show virtual, the orchestra has postponed multiple concerts due to the rising COVID-19 numbers. Though not billed as a holiday concert, the program suits the season perfectly. Keith Urban performs for first responders at the Stardust Drive In Theatre in Watertown, Tenn. May 14, 2020. "The crew could be minimized. Normally it would be possible to watch that on the replay of the dutch tv NPO. I miss that.". He said he's worried about his crew and their families being able to put food on their tables. Almost 125 vehicles filled the parking lot for the unannounced show, which was only for doctors, nurses, EMTs and staff from Vanderbilt Health, a division of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 24 items every Seattleite needs to survive in the Emerald City. Coronavirus newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inbox Here’s a roundup of some of those performances to help you get through the social separation. 1 in G minor, recorded from home. If you’re looking for more free LIVE concerts to watch at home during COVID-19 distancing in Vancouver and beyond, here’s a quick list of artists playing Quarantunes:. Here's the latest list of livestreaming concerts to catch or binge-watch. "One amazing thing that we've seen is that artists are feeling they're still entertainers and they still want to bring people together," said Puja Patel, editor-in-chief of Pitchfork. He was one of the first artists in the country to perform a live show in front of an audience since the onset of the pandemic. Oxford Philharmonic Streams Tribute Concert to COVID-19 Vaccine Scientists. We want to open Justin Bieber's doors and the girls go crazy when 'Baby' comes on ... you can't get that off a computer. "So we had the idea for the drive-in ... over a month ago," Urban said. 12/16/2020. ... More than 1.3 million coronavirus cases have been reported in Texas since the pandemic began, ... Be Nice… It's a sentiment shared by people in jobs all over the industry. As worldwide excitement grows over the approval and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, it's only fitting to recognize the scientists who have worked nonstop to develop these defenses. Thousands pack Nice's famous promenade for dance music concert sparking fury over lack of social distancing as the mayor vows to make masks mandatory at future events At Southborough Primary School, in Bromley, south-east London, Covid-19 restrictions on singing indoors meant the school couldn't hold its annual Christmas carol concert at the local church. And, you know, it was scary, but it's the only thing we ever got close to this.". Longtime production manager Chris Gratton said there are many others in the business who are being forgotten in the pandemic. ", It's a major setback for the industry like it has never experienced before. On 18 December the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra streamed a celebratory concert honoring the University of Oxford team that worked with AstraZeneca to develop a vaccine now under consideration for use in the U.K., India, and elsewhere. ... Be Nice. Music and family bring cheer to Calgary senior who lost wife to COVID-19. Like many of us over this past year, I've had to grow accustomed to watching online concerts without a live audience and thus no applause. Published ... the socially-distanced Christmas carol concert within the ... of the words - so that was nice." Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Universal Pictures, File. Patel said livestreaming is crucial right now for artists while everyone is stuck at home. View the original article on blogcritics.org, Oxford Philharmonic Streams Tribute Concert to COVID-19 Vaccine Scientists, Washington has one of the lowest COVID-19 spreads in US, Washington state coronavirus cases: A county-by-county breakdown, 15 things people say that show they're not from Seattle. But for someone who built his career on the road performing for big audiences, he says it's not the same. The audience is out there and they want to come and see something but they want to feel like it's a safe environment and everything's been thought through.". Jon Sobel, BLOGCRITICS.ORG. It would be so nice to get some truth about COVID. The Oxford musicians are right to honor their local medical heroes whose work may hugely benefit the world. For now, I think these shows are the way we move forward.". How likely is a first-round bye for the Seahawks? 1 hit, fueled by a TikTok dance craze. "We're going to get to that point. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. You're wearing masks. The City will soon offer a COVID-19 testing site in Coronado that will be open to the general public. With COVID-19, concert industry from artists to tour managers forced to rethink live shows, music production Keith Urban was one of the first to perform in front of a concert audience. "We've seen everyone from Cardi B to Diplo ... take over their Instagram Lives. Testing is set to begin the first week of January and will be held every Monday and Thursday, starting Jan. 4 at the Coronado Club Room and Boathouse facility, 1985 Strand Way. Everything from our social gatherings to our daily errands has been completely changed and most of us are not too fond of the switch (to say the least). Legendary DJs have turned their living rooms into night clubs and live streamed dance sets. And then everybody got back up to it. Musicians are rising to the occasion, connecting with viewers through sheer passion and skill despite lacking audience energy to feed off of. "It's not just a matter of doing a show," he said. Instead of people standing together in a massive auditorium or on a football field like at past shows, the audience members for this surprise performance, all health care workers, watched the "We Were" singer from their cars, parked 6 feet apart. "Just freezing and stopping and doing nothing is just not an option," Urban said. The only letdown is a too-sleepy arrangement of "You'll Never Walk Alone.". BTS’ 2020 highlights: from a Covid-19-friendly home concert with Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa on James Corden’s show, to lighting up charts with Dynamite ... Nice work, you two! "Then I would read the comments and then say, 'Wow, I was putting out energy,' but based on what people were saying, I could really feel the energy. "It's kind of sad for me and the fellas that we're not doing that today, but our time will come. "People were honking horns and flicking headlights. Amid the dreaded second wave and rising spread of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Capital Territory Administration and the governments of … "It felt amazing to be playing," Urban said. COVID-19 shook up the lives of the artists that made this year’s Best of South Carolina Music List, and the way they were able to promote their winning albums. While Covid-19 saw many talented individual musicians move online to ... which enabled the team to put previously recorded concerts online. Daily. Like for the 7th of La Scala, the 25th of the RCO is a very nice surprise and a little miracle. "It's really affected the 12 million people in the entertainment business, you know, live entertainment in the U.S. alone," Gratton said. CNN Style looks at some of the most fascinating, immersive concerts, museum tours and other virtual culture you can explore during the coronavirus outbreak. Researchers in the German city of Leipzig staged a 1,500-person experimental indoor concert on Saturday to better understand how Covid-19 spreads at big, busy events, and how to prevent it. There's been a change in plans after FOX2 reported on a concert scene about a concert planned for Dec. 19 in Waterloo, Ill. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? Gratton said he's eager to get back to work, but believes his team is looking at up to two years before things get back to normal. The people in line wanting COVID-19 tests were getting hostile. To make things easier several, many musicians are streaming live performances from their homes. My gigs were all over," Jones said. The Monroe County Health Department has … "I miss the physical connectivity with an audience. Independent contractors often live check to check," he said. "This would have been the day we would have finished production rehearsal," he said. It was a show like no other for country music star Keith Urban. Jann Arden did a free 45 minute concert on Facebook on March 16th »; Dan Mangan was supposed to play a concert last night in Toronto. Fresh Air Weekend: 2 Broadway Stars Grapple With COVID And ALS; 'Nice White Parents' Married Broadway stars Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker both contracted COVID …