Lizzo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Streaming Free Concerts Amid Coronavirus Isolation

Coronavirus has hit everyone around the world hard, causing millions of people worldwide to stop normal daily life and work. It’s a disorienting, scary time, causing untold disruption and anxiety. While things are as serious as serious can get, this moment is also showing how awesome people can be at rallying around one another and helping each other out, and that includes some of your favorite artists.

Many musicians around the internet put up free concerts for fans and those going stir crazy alike to enjoy. Artists you’d have to drop triple figure sums to see live were doing intimate performances that made it feel like you’d scored tickets to a VIP club gig. TV Guide has rounded the noteworthy performances you might have missed — but check them out fast because some are on Instagram stories that will only last 24 hours!

John Legend

American treasure John Legend kicked off his #TogetherAtHome show via Instagram live and invited others, including Charlie Puth, to follow suit. As a result, Puth is now planning to put on his own at-home concert at 1 p.m. PT.

Lizzo

Lizzo dropped a hot flute track on Instagram that turned into the chillest meditation session the internet could ask for.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped a never-before-heard song from Hamilton that ended up being cut from the final production.

Josh Gad

Josh Gad read one his favorite children’s books to all the Frozen fans out there.

Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie)

Ben Gibbard, known best for his role in the bands Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service, will be doing livestream concerts for the next few weeks.

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma released the first of his #SongsOfComfort series on Twitter.

Laura Benanti

Tony-award winning singer and actress Laura Benanti told Twitter she’d be their audience when high school musicals all over the country had to shutter their productions. Just try not to cry at the incredible responses.

Keith Urban

Keith Urban put up a number of free performances for people to enjoy, including this 30-minute set.

Chris Martin (Coldplay)

Chris Martin of Coldplay did at set at home that included faves like “When I Ruled the World.”

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Pink

Pink offered up what she humbly described as “Free concert slash piano lessons.”

Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20)

Rob Thomas kicked off what he called “Social Distance Sessions” that are just too pure.

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