Concerts

The Best Concerts of the Week

Lucinda Williams streams a holiday show on Thursday.
Lucinda Williams streams a holiday show on Thursday. David McClister
This week's lineup includes a number of online concerts, including singer-songwriters Lucinda Williams, John Doe, Courtney Barnett, Shawn Colvin and Richard Thompson, while Billy Strings kicks off String the Halls: Home for the Holidays Edition, the guitarist's twelve days of bluegrass fundraising series. Here's our list of the best online concerts this week:


Billy Strings
Monday, December 14, through December 25
Online
Free/Donations

"String the Halls: Home for the Holidays Edition" is a twelve-days-of-bluegrass fundraising series, with Billy Strings posting a new performance every day through December 25.

GRiZ
Monday, December 14, through December 23
Online
Price TBD

Electronica artist GRiZ presents his seventh annual 12 Days of GRiZMAS virtual event series, which kicked off last weekend and runs every day until December 23.

John Doe
Wednesday, December 16, 7 p.m.
Online
$20
X singer and bassist John Doe live-streams a concert from Arlyn Studio in Austin. Doe says he's getting close to having enough songs for a new album, and it centers around his new folk trio.

Richard Thompson
Wednesday, December 16, 6 p.m.
Online
$20

Singer and guitarist Richard Thompson presents What We Did on Our Holidays, a live-stream concert in which he'll be performing some of his favorites to ring in the holidays.

Countdown for the Muse
Thursday, December 17, 7 p.m.
Online
$20

A virtual concert including ten of Colorado's best artists and special guests, professionally produced and recorded in HD from the Muse Performance Space.


Courtney Barnett
Thursday, December 17, 9 p.m.
Online
$18

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett presents "From Where I’m Standing," a live-stream performance from the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne.

Lucinda Williams
Thursday, December 17, 6 p.m.
Online
$20-$40

Lucinda Williams's Have Yourself a Rockin’ Little Christmas live stream includes some blues, rock and roll, country, jazz and noir.

Shawn Colvin
Thursday, December 17, 6 p.m.
Online
$20-$60

Shawn Colvin plays her 1998 album Holiday Songs and Lullabies in its entirety, plus additional holiday favorites with a band during this live-stream concert.

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