Regardless of what day you’re on, you’re probably in need of a distraction from self-solation. Thankfully, some of your favourite SONiC artists have taken to social media to share songs, chats and advice with fans. Pass some time below!

1. Arkells

Not only are Arkells hosting online “Flatten The Curve” music classes, they’re also sharing sheet music. Grab a guitar or sit down at your piano and learn to play “The People’s Champ” from Max himself!

2. Death Cab For Cutie

Death Cab frontman Ben Gibbard has promised to host a live stream concert from his home every day. The sessions take place daily on YouTube and Facebook at 5pm MT.

3. Coldplay

Chris Martin played Coldplay classics, covered David Bowie and answered fan questions during an Instagram Live. It was the first installment in the World Health Organization and Global Citizen’s collaborative Together, At Home series of artists performing digital concerts during the pandemic.

4. Dan Mangan 

Following the cancelation of his Toronto show, Dan Mangan and his band played to an empty venue and recorded the entire thing.

5. The Dropkick Murphys

The Dropkick Murphys have played a St. Patrick’s Day show each year for the past 24 years, so they weren’t going to let some virus ruin their tradition. The band live streamed the festive concert from Boston on St. Patrick’s Day.

6. Nathaniel Rateliff

Til Further Notice

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After his annual Luck Reunion event was cancelled due to COVID-19, Willie Nelson decided the show must go on! He and some of the other artists scheduled to perform did so digitally in the “‘Till Further Notice” live stream. Acts included Nathaniel Rateliff, Paul Simon, Jewel and more.  

7. The Glorious Sons 

TGS’ frontman Brett has taken to Instagram to play some tunes for fans while self-isolating, including the original track, “Quarantine In A Rental Car”.


8. Matt Maeson + Puppies

Matt Maeson is partnered with ASPCA to celebrate National Puppy Day with a live stream! He’s “gonna give you some tunes and puppy vibes for your quarantine enjoyment”.

9. Barenaked Ladies

BNL performed “Lovers In A  Dangerous Time” remotely!

10. Mumford and Sons

Marcus Mumford debuted a new song over Instagram Live with all proceeds benefiting children’s programs in the UK.

11. Weird Al

Allow Yankovic’s accordion soothe you.

12. Grouplove

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They’ll be doing a live chat and playing some tunes for you, March 30th, on their Instagram!

13. Alt-J

Thom Green from Alt-J is joining Fazeclan on Twitch, March 30th, for their #Fight2Fund pro-am online Call of Duty tournament. This will help benefit charities affected by COVID-19.

You can check it out here!


14. Death Cab For Cutie

Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie is doing a live stream performance to help benefit UW Hospital staff, Monday, March 30th at 5 pm on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. You can check it out HERE. Link to donate: Here’s one he did yesterday!