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Music Roundup: Twiztid, Brockhampton, Mavericks, Radiohead, more...

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

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Straight outta Livonia, Twiztid will host "Virtucon" at noon Saturday, April 10, on the Astronomicon Facebook page. The event includes the announcement of the Astronomicon 4 pop culture convention, the premiere of the Haunted High-On animated comic voided by Twiztid and more. Additional details and updates via majikninja.com.

Other Events (all subject to change)...


The British Music Embassy has posted highlights from its South By Southwest virtual residency including performances from Black Country, Squid, Baby Queen and others via the SXSW YouTube page.

Radiohead begins a new seven-week series of archival concerts from its Public Library vaults at 3 p.m. via its YouTube channel. The first episode features an intimate January 2008 show in London.

British rock quartet the Sherlocks is live at 3 p.m. from the U.K. tickets via sessionslive.com.

Trinity College's 15th Annual Trinity International HipHop Festival goes virtual this year, with films, panel discussions, battles and performances from a global lineup that includes DSmoke, Brittney Carter, Bavubuka All-Starz and many more. It kicks off 4:15 p.m. Friday, April 9, and runs through Sunday, April 10. Free via trinityhiophopfest.afterparty.live.

Portugal. The Man, Manchester Orchestra, Spoon, Jon Batiste, Wolfgang Van Halen, Myles Kennedy, the Melvins and more will take part in "Protect Live Music," a two-day benefit for the National Independent Venue Association. It starts at 5 p.m. and runs through Saturday, April 10 via consequence.net.

Omar Sosa and the Havana-Detroit Jazz Project play through Saturday, April 10, at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. Reservations via 313-882-5299 or dirtydogjazz.com.

Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals pay tribute to his old band with "A Vulgar Display Of Pantera" at 7 p.m. King Parrot opens. Tickets via illegalslive.com.

Jonathan Biss steps in for Louis Lortie to perform Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, virtually, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, from Orchestra Hall. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will also perform Rossini's "Overture to La scala di seta." Tickets $12 via dso.org.

The Metropolitan Opera's "From Page to Stage" week wraps up with a 2013 performance of Shostakovich's "The Nose" on Friday, April 9, Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" from 2007 (conducted by Placido Domingo) on Saturday, April 10, and a 2018 rendition of Verdi's "Luisa Miller," also featuring Domingo, on Sunday, April 11. All 7:30 via metopera.org.

Abolition 2021, a festival supporting families of those incarcerated at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, begins a series of four weekly concerts at 8 p.m. Performers include Marcus Mumford, the Lumineers' Wesley Keith Schultz and others. Tickets via noonchorus.com/abolition-2021/.

"The Voice" finalist Laith Al-Saadi kicks off the Live @ Emagine series at 8 p.m. at Emagine's Royal Oak location, 200 N. Main St. Tickets start at $70. emagine-entertainment.com or 248-414-1000.

Lil Tjay raps, freestyles and talks at 8 p.m. Tickets via livexlive.com/live-events/.

The George Cables Trio restreams its September 2020 concert at New York's Village Vanguard at 8 p.m. through Sunday, April 11. Tickets via villagevanguard.com.

Troubadour Tom Bukovac is live at 8 p.m. from 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville. Free via nugs.tv.

The Mavericks is sharing "Live & Unplugged" concerts from Austin, Texas, at 9 p.m., through Saturday, April 10. Tickets via nugs.net.

Heavy rockers Saliva celebrate the band's 20th anniversary with a "What Happens in Vegas Streams in Vegas" concert at 9 p.m. Tickets via saliva.veeps.com.

Bat For Lashes plays songs from her new album, "Lost Girls," as well as her back catalog at 9 and 11 p.m. Tickets via batforlashes.veeps.com.

Maggie Lindemann streams live at 9 p.m. from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles. Tickets via nocapshows.com.

Moon vs. Sun the duo of Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida screens its new documentary "I'm Going to Break Your Heart" and holds at Q&A at 9 p.m. The program repeats at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10. Tickets via moonvssun.veeps.com.

Lyle Lovett teams with Willis Alan Ramsey for his latest "In Conversation and Song" concert at 9 p.m. Tickets via lylelovett.com.

Grosse Pointe-raised J.T. Harding joins Cassadee Pope and Matt Thomas at 9 p.m. as part of the Bluebird on Third series from Third & Lindsley in Nashville. Tickets via nugs.net.

Parker Milsap celebrates his new album, "Dammit," with a concert at 9 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Whitney performs in Portland, followed by a Q&A, at 9 p.m. for BandsInTown Plus. Subscription via bandsintown.com.

The hip-hop/pop collective Brockhampton celebrates its new album, "Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine" with a 10 p.m. performance from Rick Rubin's Shangri-La Studios in Malibu, Calif. Tickets via momenthouse.com.

Jealous of the Birds plays at 10 p.m. for Bandsintown Plus. Subscription via bandsintown.com.


A loaded lineup Alanis Morissette, Bob Weir and the Wolf Bros, Dawes, Ben Folds, Black Pumas and many more take part in Set Break, Backline's benefit to support mental health in the music industry. The festival kicks off at 2 p.m. via free via twitch.tv/therelixchannel. Donations also can be made via backline.care.

U2 finishes its "The Virtual Road Series" with at 2:30 p.m. via its YouTube channel, showing the "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris" from 2015. Feu! Chatterton opens.

Britain's Joshua Burnell and his band play a "For One Stream Only" show at 2:30 p.m. from the U.K. Tickets via joshuaburnell.veeps.com.

Emily Kinney celebrates her new album, "The Supporting Character," at 3 p.m with a listening party performance, joined by producer Benjamin Greenspan, and a Q&A. Tickets via emilykinney.veeps.com.

Singer-songwriter Jon Boden plays a 3 p.m. matinee concert. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Founding Blue Oyster Cult member Albert Bouchard plays band favorites and other songs at 4 p.m., with a Meet & Greet at 5:30. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Bowling For Soup's Jaret Reddick plays host at benefit for Brighter Night at 5 p.m. Tickets via brighternight.veeps.com.

The Imaginaries play a show at 6 p.m. Tickets via launchglobal.co.

Detroit singer-songwriter Audra Kubat, one of the organizers of last year's Lullabies For Detroit series, streams live at 7 p.m., free via Facebook.

Mari Black and Troy MacGillivray team up for a livestream concert at 7 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.

Singer-actress Alicia Witt performs at 7 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.

Singer-songwriter Matt Ryan plays a pair of shows, at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Jimmy Buffett unearths a September 1994 concert from Dallas at 8 p.m., for free via nugs.tv and YouTube.

Tom Paxton and his trio the DonJuans play online at 8 p.m. Tickets via crowdcast.io or theark.org.

Saxophonist Diego Rivera celebrates his new album, "Indigenous" and leads his Quartet in a streaming concert at 8:30 p.m. from the Blue Llama Jazz Club in Ann Arbor. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Hard rockers Sevendust play their album "Seasons" at 9 p.m. from OPAV in Orland, Fla., part of a weekend double-header that includes the "Home" album at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 11. Tickets for both via nocapshows.com.

Country stars Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser join forces at 9 p.m. for the "Cadillac Country Tour" from Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion in Memphis. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

A potent schedule from "Opry Live" includes Matthew West with Carly Pearce, Runaway June, Jordan Davis and Zach Bryan at 9 p.m. from Nashville, free via circleallaccess.com. Repeating at midnight.

Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona plays from Antigua at 9 p.m. Tickets via vye.live/events/.

Rapper Yung Bans is live at 9 p.m., focusing on his latest album, "Misunderstood." Tickets via gigs.live.

"American Idol" champ Lee DeWyze plays at 9 p.m. from Los Angeles. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

New Wave veteran Matthew Wilder plays at 9 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.


Killer Mike, Buffy Sainte-Marie and others are joining the Dalai Lama for an event hosted by Canada's ONE Better World Collective at 10:30 a.m. via the dalailama.com/live. A rebroadcast will be available via onebetterworld.org.

The family trio Gemily (Gemini + Emily) plays for the Ark Family Room Series at 1 p.m. via Facebook Live. Donations go to the artists and venue; theark.org/ark-family-room-series.

The Jazztopad Festival from Poland's National Forum of Music streams performances at 2 p.m., and again on April 17, via dia.org/events.

Julian Lage holds a Guitar Study Masterclass at 2 p.m, with a VIP edition at 3:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

The Fray's John Smith plays a solo show at 3 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

British rapper Ghetts performs his new album, "Conflict of Interest," at 3 p.m. live from London. Free via his YouTube channel.

Nelson is back as brothers Matthew and Gunnar play their hits at 6 p.m. Tickets via meethook.live.

The 30th Annual Detroit Music Awards take place, virtually, at 8 p.m. via Facebook Live. Performers include Paul Stanley's Soul Station, Electric Six, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Matt Smith of Outrageous Cherry and more, as well as the world premiere of a new Suzi Quatro video and other surprises. Visit detroitmusicawards.net for information and updates.

The Decemberists plays the first of three weekly concerts to celebrate its 20th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

In the wake of their joint album "These 13," Andrew Bird and Squirrel Nut Zippers chief Jimbo Mathus team up for a concert at 8 p.m. from rural Ojai, Calif. Tickets via sessionslive.com or theark.org/shows-events/.

Saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. and his Quartet plays for the Snug Harbor Jazz Revival at 8 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.


Qello Concerts World Tour launches an archival live concert series that will feature performances by Queen, Aerosmith, Santana and many others through May 2. Tickets available via stringray.com/tour.

The Metropolitan Opera Theatre begins its "Once Upon a Time" Week with a 2018 performance of Massenet's "Cendrillon" at 7:30 p.m. via metopera.org. Archival themed performances run through Sunday, April 18.


Promoter Danny Zelisko shares stories about his adventures in the music industry at 7 p.m. via twitch.tv/therelixchannel.

Distrokid hosts another episode of "Isolation: Concerts For No One" featuring Andy Frasco, Shawn Eckels, Kitchen Dwellers and Mihali at 9 p.m. via fans.live/isolation.


Metallica's James Hetfield, Yo-Yo Ma, Todd Rundgren, Jack Black, Carlos and Cindy Blackman Santana and more perform at 8 p.m. as part of a benefit for the nonprofit Little Kids Rock. The show is free via littlekidsrock.com.

Elle King appears on "Country Now Live" at 9 p.m. from Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, streaming via the CTRL_MUSIC_ channel on Twitch.

Mikela Davis plays at 8 p.m., live from Relix Studio via twitch.tv/therelixchannel.


Canadian alt.rock troupe the Dirty Nil kicks off an eight-date Guaranteed Destruction Livestream Tour in conjunction with venues and radio stations from around the Great White North. Tickets for all via thedirtynil.com/shows.

British singer Birdy previews her new album, "Young Heart," with a concert at 8 p.m. from Wilton's Music Hall in England. Tickets via driift.link/Birdy.

Country singer Wade Bowen is back onstage at 8 p.m., with a Meet & Greet at 6:30. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Columbus, Ohio's South of Eden reprises its sold-out 2020 concert at 8 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com/southofeden.

Ghost of Paul Revere rides, virtually, at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Hanna Baiardi plays at 8 p.m. for the Ark Family Room Series, via Facebook Live. Donations go to the artist and venue. theark.org/shows-events/.

Portland indie rockers Blind Pilot plays at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

"American Idol" winner David Cook holds a listening party for his new EP at 9 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.

Pop singer Charlotte Lawrence celebrates her self-titled EP at 9 p.m. from The Beehive in her hometown of Los Angeles. Tickets via momenthouse.com.

Punk rocker Nascar Aloe plays his new album, "American Wasteland," at 10 p.m. from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles. Tickets via nocapshows.com.

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