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Music Roundup: Twiztid, Brockhampton, Mavericks, Radiohead, more...
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)...
FRIDAY, APRIL 9
• 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.
SATURDAY, APRIL 10
• 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.
SUNDAY, APRIL 11
• 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.
MONDAY, APRIL 12
• 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.
TUESDAY, APRIL 13
• 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.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14
• 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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 15
• 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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