Top 10 Australia Revelry On this week 22/11/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)
You’re not dead yet. But that doesn’t mean you can’t lock your doors and windows, draw your curtains, lie in the darkness and pretend.
10) Louis Tomlinson Home Tour 2.0
What: Experience One Direction alumnus Louis Tomlinson live at home with this One Night Only show of the Louis Tomlinson Home Tour! Get ready for some fun!
Why: This is not the worst thing to happen in 2020. Which is something.
9) Amy Grant & Vince Gill: Camping World Concert Series
What: Experience a virtual concert with Amy Grant and Vince Gill. Circle around the campfire with your family or small group of friends and turn the volume UP because this Camping World Concert Series is taking the highways across the world!
Why: Spend some time with your religious friend who’s slightly more tolerable in comparison to your other religious friends.
8) Architects: Live at The Royal Albert Hall
What: Architects are a British metalcore band from Brighton, England. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Sam Carter, drummer Dan Searle, guitarist Josh Middleton and Alex Dean on bass guitar and they will be performing in an intimate livestream straight from The Royal Albert Hall.
Why: Scream into the abyss slightly less than you would on any other normal day.
7) A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective
What: Rufus Wainwright is taking fans through all nine of his studio albums, one album side at a time each week, live. This incarnation will feature “Want 2”.
Why: Really turn on your mum.
6) CityFolk Virtual Edition
What: Experience a cavalcade of brilliant folk rock musicians in this unique global livestream. This edition will feature Steve Earle, Hawskley Workman, Devin Cuddy, Hannah Georgas, NQ Arbuckle, Wild Rivers, and Theo Tams.
Why: Tragedy is meat to a folk singer. Considering the year we’ve all had, this ought to be an orgy of cannibalism.
5) Fontaines D.C.: Live from O2 Academy Brixton
What: Heady, funny, and fearless, the Dublin band Fontaines D.C have crafted a canon of maudlin and manic post-punk music. Experience their sound in this worldwide livestream.
Why: This is about as cheery a sound you’ll get out of Ireland without having to endure Enya.
4) Eric Bellinger Live
What: This R&B artist has been behind the scenes writing hit singles for the artists like Usher, Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and many more. Bellinger has decided it’s time to step out from behind the curtain. The Grammy winning singer/songwriter has now scored his own charting single with the Kriss Kross sampled “I Don’t Want Her” and released his debut album “The Rebirth” Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to see him perform LIVE aboard the luxury Seadeck vessel.
Why: With a resume like that it’s impossible to deny this guy is…very marketable.
3) Dua Lipa: Studio 2054
What: Dua Lipa is offering fans a multidimensional live experience she’s calling “Studio 2054.” The event will feature special guests, and the singer will be performing music from her latest album Future Nostalgia, as well as debut album Studio 2054.
Why: It says a lot about current projections of future society that the continued existence of Dua Lipa isn’t the worst thing that could possibly happen.
2) Patti Smith: A Black Friday Performance
What: Experience the incredible singer-songwriter, musician, author, and punk poet Patti Smith live in a unique Black Friday performance.
Why: An hour with a legend that you can be almost positive won’t result in you having to file a sexual harassment lawsuit.
1) Kaiser Chiefs: Live at O2 Academy Brixton
What: Indie heroes Kaiser Chiefs play a very special virtual gig from O2 Academy Brixton, exclusively on MelodyVR. With a setlist packed with tracks from their recent, much-praised album Duck and anthems such as ‘I Predict A Riot’, ‘Oh My God’ and ‘Ruby’, Kaisers will provide the rock ‘n’ roll celebration we’ve all been waiting for.
Why: Think of them as the musical equivalent of something between a dictator and a bread roll.