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Music Roundup: Movement, Toto, Josh Groban, Rock Fantasy Camp, AMAs...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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The Movement Music Festival could not happen this year, but the beat goes on — online.

Festival producer Paxahau continues its "Movement Selects" series with "Vol. 3," streaming at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21, via twitch.tv/paxahau. A dozen performers — including Kevin Saunderson as E-Dancer, Kenny Larkin, Ben UFO, Paranoid London, Stacey Pullen, DJ Godfather and more — will deliver remote sets from around the wrld, including some from Paxahau's Detroit headquarters.

The Paxachat variety video podcast will add interviews, panel discussions and other programs to the mix.

More details about "Movement Selects" are available via paxahau.com.

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• Staind frontman Aaron Lewis will be joined by the band's guitarist Mike Mushok for the first of two "From The Couch" concerts, featuring songs from his own "Town Line" and Staind’s “Dysfunction" albums. Tickets via aaronlewisvip.com. The second show takes place Nov. 27.

• French heavy rockers Gojira are streaming their 2019 Hellfest performance through 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, via gojira-music.com.

• Robyn Hitchcock and Emma Swift play "Live From Sweet Home Quarantine" at 3 p.m. via stageit.com.

• Dream Syndicate alumnus Steve Wynn plays a "Decade Doubleheader" show with Linda Pitman at 4 and 9 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

• Rufus Wainwright continues his weekly "A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective" series, performing songs from his "Want 2" album at 5 p.m. with a Fireside Chat to follow, via rufuswainwright.veeps.com.

• Ekoostik Hookah is back to jam with two live, free sets starting at 7 p.m. via nugs.tv.

• AWOLNATION presents the performance recorded for its "Angel Miners & the Lightning Riders Live From 2020" album at 7 p.m. via YouTube.

• The Metropolitan Opera's weekend streaming offerings are all recent fare, including: Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmelites" from 2019 on Friday; a 2019 performance of Puccini's "Turandot" on Saturday, Nov. 21; and, from last January, Berg's Wozzeck on Sunday, Nov. 22. All free via metopera.org.

• Strings will be the thing for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra online this weekend, live from Orchestra Hall. "Cinematic Strings," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, features themes from films, TV shows and more, while at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, pianist Fabian Almazan is joined by a DSO string quartet and others to perform his composition "Alcanza." Tickets for the latter are $9 via dso.org, or call 313-576-5111.

• Singer-songwriter James Maddock & Friends perform at 7:30 p.m. from the City Winery in New York City. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

• The Dirty Knobs, led by former Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, celebrates its debut album "Wreckless Abandon" with a live show at 8 p.m. from the Troubadour in Los Angeles via Fans.LiVE. Donations will be encouraged for the National Independent Venues Association.

• Demon Hunter unplugs at 8 p.m. for an acoustic performance of its upcoming "Songs of Death and Resurrection" album. Tickets via demonhunter.live.

• Keith Washington sings sweet soul music from City Winery Atlanta at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

• Trumpeter and flugelhornist Tom Harrell fronts a trio at 8 p.m. from the Village Vanguard in New York, with another show on Saturday, Nov. 21. Tickets via villagevanguard.com.

• Dixon's Violin plays from the Safety Harbor Art and Music Center at 8 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

• Hard rockers Atreyu launch a two-show "Carry the Fire" virtual concert series, starting with a greatest hits set at 9 p.m. Tickets via atreyumerch.com. The second show takes place on Dec. 4.

• K-Pop sensation BTS talks about its new album "BE: The Deluxe Edition" and more on a global "press conference" at 9 p.m. via the group's YouTube channel.

• Rapper Styles P throws down at 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets via sessionslive.com.

• The Nashville pop group Coin goes live at 9 p.m. via SingleMusic. Tickets via coin.manheadmerch.com.

• Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton performs live from the Music City Wine Garden at 9:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

• Hank Williams Jr. enters the livestream world with a live show from the Cowboy Bar in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at 10 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.

• Tim Heidecker, DJ Dougpound and Vic Berger IV team with animator Ben Levin for "Drop Concert: The Motion Picture," with a live Q&A at 10 p.m. Tickets via dropconcert.com/movies/. Repeating 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.


• The Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp kicks off a new series, Q-University, launching at noon on Saturday, Nov. 21 with a "class" featuring Scorpions. Tickets are $25 and include chat question access, while a limited number of $500 passes put you on the Zoom screen with the "professors." Some proceeds will go to charities of the artists' choosing. Future sessions including Alice Cooper on Nov. 28, the Who's Roger Daltrey on Dec. 5, Def Leppard's Joe Elliot on Dec. 12 and Styx on Dec. 19. Tickets and more details via rockcamp.com.

• Young The Giant celebrates the 10th anniversary of its self-titled debut album, and an expanded new edition of the set, with a concert from Sunset Sound Studios, where the group recorded the album, at noon. Tickets via shop.youngthegiant.com.

• Britain's Architects will play live from London's Royal Albert Hall at 3 p.m. Tickets via architects.veeps.com.

• British rockers The Cribs launch their new album, "Night Network," with a concert from the Cavern in Liverpool at 3 p.m. Tickets via bit.ly/thecribscaavernlive.

• Veteran singer-songwriter Jesse Colin Young plays a second virtual concert/ celebrating his new album, "Highway Troubadour," at 4 p.m.. Tickets via jessecolingyoung.nocapshows.com.

• Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess is featured on Progstock's Moogvember series at 4 and 9 p.m., followed by Herd of Instinct at 6 p.m. and Klaus at 7 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

• "American Idol" Season 7 champ David Cook continues his Online World Tour at 6 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

• Jonathan "Spike" Gray of the Quireboys hosts a "Rock N Roll Lockdown" concert at 7 p.m. Tickets via dice.fm.

• Patty Griffin plays at 8 p.m., live from the Continental Club in Austin, Texas, via watch.mandolin.com. A third show in the series will take place Dec. 5.

• Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams introduce the new lineup of Toto with a livestream concert at 9 p.m. Tickets and more information via dice.fm.

• The Wood Brothers' Oliver Wood headlines at 9 p.m. from the Music City Wine Garden, with Seth Walker opening. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

• The Soul Rebels and Big Freedia play from Tipitina’s in New Orleans at 9 p.m. Tickets via nugs.tv.

• Robert Earl Keen cooks up some "Western Chili" at 9 p.m. from the Snake Barn Movie Ranch Studios in Texas. Tickets via nugs.tv.

• "This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz steps out with "Live From Home," a four-part virtual variety series debuting at 9 p.m. via chrissymetz.topeka.live. The inaugural show features "This Is Us" co-star Chris Sullivan, who will perform songs from his upcoming Joseph The Spouse album "Six Feet Under." Future shows are scheduled for Dec. 4 and 19 and Jan. 9. Tickets are required via the web site.

• The Mavericks sing "En Espanol" for "Austin City Limits," 11 p.m. on PBS (Detroit Public TV, Channel 56).


• Chicago singer-songwriter Michael McDermott plays a "The Best of Stories, Lies and Legends Show" at 11 a.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

• The American Music Awards takes its shot at a socially distanced pandemic ceremony at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, on ABC (WXYZ-Channel 7 in Detroit). Tarji P. Henson hosts from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, with performances slated by Katy Perry, Billie Eilish, BTS, The Weeknd, Doja Cat Justin Bieber, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Megan Thee Stallion, Shawn Mendes, BeBe Rexha, Dan + Shay, Lil Baby, Bell Biv DeVoe, Nelly and more. Check out nominees and other details at theamas.com.

• Grammy Award-winning all-star Americana troupe the Punch Brothers convenes for a livestreamed show from Blackbird Studio in Nashville, starting at 8 p.m. A VIP Q&A follows. Tickets and other details via punchbrothers.com.

• Cold War Kids' fall "tour" continues, this time at 9 p.m. from CWK Studio in Los Angeles. Tickets via nocapshows.com.

• Grant-Lee (Buffalo) Phillips is "Live From the Parlor" again at 10 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.


• Shawn Mendes' documentary "I Wonder" begins streaming on Netflix in front of the Dec. 4 release of "Wonder," his fourth album.

• Fontaines D.C. perform live from the O2 Academy in London at 3:30 p.m. Tickets via LiveNation.co.uk.

• Bob Weir, Lukas Nelson and others perform as part of Virtual Healing -- Music Heals at 9 p.m. from Sweetwater Music Hall in the San Francisco Bay Area, via nugs.tv. The show is free with contributions solicited for Music Heals International.


• The Norwegian Digital Jazz Festival hosts Silje Nergaard and Ketil Bjornstad at 7 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

• Perennial favorites Celtic Thunder begins a four-day run of shows at 7:30 p.m... Tickets via stageit.com.

• Country singer Tracy Lawrence will be joined by Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Cole Swindell, John Rich and Mitchell Tenpenny for his 15th Annual Mission:Possible Turkey Fry and Benefit Concert at 8 p.m. in Nashville via talkshop.live. Proceeds go to the Nashville Rescue Mission. More details via tracylawrence.com.

• Vince Gill and Amy Grant perform at 9 p.m. for Camping World's Camping America series via CampingWorld.com and the company's Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages.


• Patti Smith, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal, Bettye LaVette, Rosanne Cash and others will contribute to the 40th Annual John Lennon Tribute, a five-night event kicking off at 7 p.m. via LennonTribute40.org. Donations will support the John Lennon Real Love Project and other charities.

• iHeartRadio hosts a multiartist "Holiday Special" at 7 p.m. via its app as well as its Facebook and YouTube pages.

• Phil Anselmo's En Minor plays from the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans at 7 p.m. Tickets via nocapshows.com.

• Polytoxic and the Denver Horns revisit The Band's "The Last Waltz" for free at 8 p.m. from the Boulder Theater in Colorado via nugs.tv. Donations will benefit the Denver Rescue Mission.

• Drive-By Truckers gather for a Thanksgiving Filter DBT Variety Show at 9 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com/pattersondbt.

• DJ/producer Statik Selektah mashes up at 10 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.


•Josh Groban celebrates the holiday by highlighting his new album, "Harmony," during a livestream concert at 4 p.m. Tickets via JoshGroban.com/Livestream.

• Stevie Wonder, appearances by Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, Josh Groban, Carole King, Pitbull, Andrea Bocelli and others performing for Nurse Heroes Live at 7 p.m. via YouTube, Facebook and LiveXLive.com. Proceeds go to a variety of programs benefiting nurses and their children. Whoopi Goldberg hosts, and Billy Crystal and Oprah Winfrey will make appearances.

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