Live Experiences From Your Living Room
Just because you’re spending your days at home doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy awesome live experiences from all over the country. In fact, all it takes is a wifi connection and a screen to transform your living room into a concert hall, zoo, museum or wherever else your imagination takes you. If your wanderlust is off the charts right now, here’s a guide to some extraordinary virtual experiences that will transport and inspire you.
Live From Home
Keeping our distance doesn’t mean the music has to stop! Join Live From Home for daily live streams from around the globe — follow artists live from their homes as they share music, stories and more. Featured artists include Phish, The Roots, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Hunter Hayes and dozens more of your favorite country, pop and hip hop stars. Can’t make a show? Enjoy the archive of every past performance while you wait for the next live stream to start. See the entire schedule of live performances and past shows here.
There’s a reason why Chicago is called the Second City. After a devastating fire in 1871, the city came back bigger and bolder than ever, and they haven’t stopped building since. Chicago is world-famous for its brilliant architecture. Nowhere else in the country can you find classic historical buildings nestled between ultra-modern glass skyscrapers, each perfectly complementing the other in form and function. If you’re feeling cooped up right now, this is just what you need. Register for free virtual tours that explore Chicago’s remarkable buildings and neighborhoods.
The Metropolitan Opera
Just because you’re in sweatpants doesn’t mean you can’t take in some high culture. New York’s famed opera house has released over a decade of Live in HD performances, streaming for free daily. Pause Netflix and enjoy Wagner, Verdi and the rest of the greats on the Met's website each night at 7:30 p.m. ET. Each show will be available to stream for 20 hours. Check out the Met's full schedule.
Your couch is now the front seat to the world’s premier school of comedy. The Second City is offering free live improv sketch shows, online classes and other fun options to help us stay connected through comedy. We could all use a laugh right now, so why not turn to the most talented performers in the country? Check out L.A. Improv’s full offerings here.
Washington D.C. Museums
D.C.’s world-class museums have something for everyone. From science to history to entertainment & culture, no matter what you’re interested in, there’s sure to be a fascinating exhibit. Tour Ford’s Theater, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, The National Museum of African American History and Culture, and dozens more. No crowds, no lines, just hours of exploring and learning. This site gathers every virtual D.C. museum experience in one place.
New Orleans Concerts
Clubs might be closed but the music never stops in NOLA. This list is your guide to all the streaming live (and free) music from the Big Easy - including House of Blues. Make yourself a drink, sit back and get down with some of the best jazz, blues and street music in the country. Supporting local artists through donations and purchases is easy through the site’s many options.
The San Diego Zoo
The country’s most popular zoo has over 3,500 animals in residence, and they live stream a number of fan favorites on their famous webcams. Watch polar bears, baby apes and the real tiger kings frolic and play in their open-air enclosures. Check out all the zoo's cams here.
Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals in the world and is now live streaming 24/7 on Youtube and Twitch. Insomniac Rewind brings the festival right to your living room. Watch round the clock live sets from your favorite Insomniac festivals like EDC Las Vegas, EDC Orlando, EDC Mexico, Hard Summer and Okeechobee. Whether you were there the first time or this is your first “festival,” get ready to crank up the volume and dance in your living room. Access every festival here.
Live Nation Venue Virtual Tours
Miss your favorite Live Nation venue? Relive your favorite events (or discover your next destination) with virtual tours from Live Nation. Criss-cross the country and explore our legendary venues anywhere, anytime. From The Fillmore to House of Blues venues, see the style, space and attitude that makes each venue unique. For a full list of tours click here.
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