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Music Roundup: We Came As Romans, Hootie, DMX, Mr. B, more...
Detroit heavy rockers We Came As Romans resume their COVID-aborted 10th anniversary tour for the debut album "To Plant a Seed" this weekend, virtually. The quintet filmed a streaming version of the show in Fort Wayne, Ind., and it goes live at 9 p.m. Friday, April 23. Tickets start at $18.50 via thebarricade.live. For an interview with the band, visit theoaklandpress.com/entertainment.
Other Events (all subject to change)...
FRIDAY, APRIL 23
• Walk Off the Earth takes the stage at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto for shows at 3 and 9 p.m. Tickets via livefrominside.ca.
• The Cherry Bombs party with "Macabaret" at 3 and 9 p.m. through Sunday, Aug. 25. Tickets via veeps.com.
• "ALIVE Detroit" raises money for area musicians and venues affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns at 7 p.m. Friday, April 23 via the DIME Detroit Facebook page. A GoFundMe page has also been set up for the event, which features performances by Ally Evenson, Metawav., Erno, Au Gres and Hynum.
• James Conlon conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra through pieces by Saint-Georges and Mozart at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, virtually from Orchestra Hall. Tickets are $12 via dso.org. The previous evening's concert of Shostakovich and Mozart is also available on the site.
• The Metropolitan Opera finishes its "Moral Authority" week with three archived performances: Philip Glass's "Satyagraha" from 2011 on Friday, April 23; Beethoven's "Fidelio" from 2000 on Saturday, April 24; and Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmelites" from 2019 on Sunday, April 25. All 7:30 p.m. via metopera.org.
• Former Allman Brothers Band and Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Oteil Burbridge leads his own Trio at 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 24. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• The all-star Everyone Orchestra is live at 8 p.m. from the Ardmore Music Hall in Philadelphia. Free via nugs.tv.
• Washington, D.C.'s Azure Wolf rocks at 8 p.m. Tickets via launchglobal.tv.
• The third weekend of Abolition 2021 takes place at 8 p.m. raising money for families visiting inmates at Louisiana State Penitentiary. Tickets via noonchorus.com. The series continues weekly through April 30.
• Trumpeter Tom Harrell's September 2020 concert at the Village Vanguard in New York re-streams at 8 p.m., through April 25. Tickets via villagevanguard.com.
• The duo of Daniela Soledade and Nate Najar perform at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Hootie & the Blowfish revisits the Columbia, S.C., homecoming stop of its 2019 Group Therapy Tour reunion at 9 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com. For an interview with the band visit theoaklandpress.com/entertainment
• Country hitmaker Chase Rice takes his act to the virtual stage at 9 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Chance the Rapper's brother Taylor Bennett steps into the virtual spotlight at 9 p.m. from Chicago. Tickets via gigs.live.
• Singer-songwriter Parker Milsap hits the stage, virtually, at 9 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• LP plays a Bandsintown Plus concert at 9 p.m. Subscriptions via bandsintown.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24
• Ramsey Lewis plays a "Songs From the In Crowd" show at 2 p.m. Tickets via stagit.com.
• The all-star "Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green and Early Fleetwood Mac" begins streaming On Demand at 3 p.m. via nugs.net, through April 28. For an interview with Fleetwood, visit theoaklandpress.comn/entertainment.
• Band of Horses saddles up at 3 p.m. from Isle of Palms, S.C. Tickets via veeps.com.
• The late rapper DMX, who passed away April 9 after suffering a drug-induced heart attack, will be feted with a "Celebration of Life" memorial service at 4 p.m., streaming from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on the DMX YouTube Channel.
• Heavy rock troupe Korn promises to debut several songs from its upcoming album during its "Monumental" livestream at 4 p.m., from the set of "Stranger Things: The Drive-In Experience." Tickets via kornlive.com.
• Vintage Trouble streams a live set from Los Angeles at 4 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• YouTube sensation Poppy closes her "I Disagree" album cycle with a global "event" at 4 p.m. Tickets via veeps.com.
• New Zealand's Six60 headlines a massive show from Eden Park in Auckland at 4:30 p.m. Tickets via veeps.com.
• The Rodney Whitaker Quartet plays music by Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and others in a virtual concert at 7 p.m. from Orchestra Hall. Tickets via dso.org.
• The jam band Max Creek celebrates its 50th anniversary with StreamCreek at 7 p.m. Tickets via nugs.net.
• Boogie-woogie piano great Mark "Mr. B" Braun plays an Ark Family Room Series show at 7:30 p.m. via Facebook Live. More info at theark.org.
• Guitar hero Robben Ford plays live at 7:30 p.m. from City Winery Nashville. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Jimmy Buffett's Nothin' But Time concert series take us back to 1995 in The Woodlands, Texas, at 8 p.m., free via nugs.tv.
• Pigeons Playing Ping Pong plays, for free, at 8 p.m., and again on Sunday, April 25, via nugs.tv.
• Joseph Allen sings at 8:45 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Luke Combs, Niko Moon and George Thorogood are live at 9 p.m. and again at midnight from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Watch via circleallaccess.com.
• New Jersey electropop band Arizona plays at 9 p.m. from Asbury Park. Tickets via gigs.live.
• Bob Weir and his Wolf Bros play live at 9 p.m from TRI Studios in San Rafael, Calif. Tickets via fans.live.
• Rejdulari and Monique Brooks-Roberts team up for a virtual concert at 9 p.m. from Denver. Tickets via tixr.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 25
• Another episode of Chris Thile's "Music is Life Is Music" runs at 2 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Indie pop favorite SYML plays at 2 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• The late DMX will be celebrated again with a "Homegoing Celebration" at 2:30 p.m., airing live on BET and its YouTube channel.
• British guitarist Laurence Jones gets the blues at 3 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Former Pentatonix member Avi Kaplan goes it alone online at 4 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• This year's Academy Award nominees for Best Original Song will be performed during "Oscars: Into the Spotlight," at 6:30 p.m. on ABC (WXYZ-Channel 7 in Detroit; check local listings). The Academy Awards ceremony follows at 8 p.m.
• Elton John's annual Academy Awards Pre-Party, benefiting his Elton John AIDS Foundation, goes virtual and accessible to all this year at 7 p.m. Dua Lipa performs and Neil Patrick Harris hosts. Tickets via eltonjohnaidsfoundation.org.
• Marc and Ted Broussard spend a little family time with a live session from Louisiana at 7 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• The Decemberists play the third and final concert of its virtual 20th anniversary series at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
MONDAY, APRIL 26
• The Metropolitan Opera Theatre begins its "City of Light" week, paying tribute to Paris, at 7:30 p.m. with a 2018 archived performance of Puccini's "La Boheme" via metopera.org. The themed performances run through Sunday, May 2.
TUESDAY, APRIL 27
• Country veteran Tracy Lawrence will celebrate his 30th career anniversary with a "Hindsight 2020: Live From the Warehouse" concert at 8 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• The Sam Bush Band plays the final show of its April series at 8:30 p.m. from 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville. Tickets via nugs.tv.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28
• Lisa Loeb's latest "Waiting for Wednesday Mini Concert and Catch Up" takes place at 4 p.m. Tickets via stageit.com.
• The Soul Rebels and MORGXN set up in Joshua Tree, Calif., for "Live From Dome on the Range" at 9 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• Tune-Yards goes live at 9 p.m. with "Party In a Can" from the Oakland, Calif.-based collective's home studio. Tickets via noonchorus.com, with some proceeds going to the Water Foundation Fund.
• Lindsay Ell appears on "Country Now Live" at 9 p.m. from Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, streaming via the CTRL_MUSIC_ channel on Twitch.
• Singer-songwriter Maggie Rose is joined by Elizabeth Cook, Nicole Atkins and others at 9 p.m. for a live version of her "Salute the Songbirds" podcast live from City Winery Nashville. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
THURSDAY, APRIL 29
• Brooklyn indie rockers Big Thief stream its final pre-pandemic performance, from Columbus, Ohio, at 7 and 10 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.
• Jesse Malin hosts Coney Island USA's Rock 'n' Roll Circus at 7 p.m, with Joseph Arthur, "The Sopranos'" Michael Imperioli and others. Tickets via rollinglivestudios.com.
• Rocking sextet the Chris Ruben Band performs at 7 p.m. Tickets via launchglobal.tv.
• The Sean Mason Trio, featuring vocalist Charles Turner, plays at 7:30 p.m. for Lincoln Center's Live From Dizzy's Club series. Tickets via jazz.org.
• Lord Huron hosts the fourth episode of its "Live From Whispering Pines" series at 8 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.
• Willie Nile performs a "Streets of New York" concert at 8 p.m. via The Ark's Facebook page. More info via theark.org.
• Ghosts of Paul Revere rides again at 8 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Singer-songwriter Israel Nash comes live from Plum Creek Sound at 8 p.m. Tickets via sessionslive.com.
• Montreal singer-songwriter Charlotte Cardin presents "The Phoenix Experience" at 8 p.m., showcasing her debut album. Tickets via momenthouse.com.
• Spirit House Records hosts the first of five monthly mini-festivals, with Johanna Warren & Josh Hynes and herbalist Lucretia Lukaya at 8 p.m. Tickets via noonchorus.com.
• Violinist Robert McDuffie joins the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for an all-Brahams program at 8 p.m. and streaming for 30 days. Tickets via aso.org.
• Songstress Sarah Jarosz plays live at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Sean McConnell offers songs and stories at 8:30 p.m. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Donavon Frankenreiter returns for songs and surfing at 9 p.m. Tickets via nocapshows.com.
• The Milk Carton Kids pour it on at 9 p.m. from the Troubadour in Los Angeles. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• LA Priest plays at 9 p.m. for Bandsintown Plus. Subscriptions via bandsintown.com.
• Athens, Ohio's Caamp celebrates its fifth anniversary at 9 p.m. from Nelsonville. Tickets via watch.mandolin.com.
• Mark Mallman celebrates "Happiness," his first new albumin five years, at 11 p.m. Pay what you want tickets available via noonchorus.com.
• Ross James' all-star Gotta Serve Somebody, featuring members of Leftover Salmon, the Motet and more, performs at 11 p.m. Tickets via fans.live.
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