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The week in live local music: July 9-15

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Happy Apple Photo provided by the artist

Live concerts are back. Sort of! This week's listings serve up a mix of both livestreams and (socially distant, of course) IRL perfomances.

Ongoing

DJ Hampster Dance
Free online dance parties every night of the week, with a featured artist mix every Thursday and themed dance parties on Friday and Saturday. 
When and where: 7-9 p.m. on Twitch.

Thursday 7.9

Rio Dio
The veteran jazz vocal trio performs an all-ages set at Crooners' outdoor Lakeside Cafe. $25.
When and where: 4 & 7 p.m. Crooners Supper Club.

HookStream: GB Leighton
Live streaming concert fundraiser for Minnesota artists and the Hook and Ladder Theater, featuring HD multi-camera broadcast from the Hook's Firehouse Stage in Minneapolis. $10.
When and where: 8 p.m. on Facebook and here.

Friday 7.10

Happy Apple
Drive-in or dine out at this socially distant concert celebrating the release of Happy Apple's first new album in 13 years, New York CD. $35-40.
When and where: 7 p.m. Crooners Supper Club.

HookStream: The Bawdy Down: A Burlesque Benefit for Black Table Arts
Live streaming concert fundraiser for Minnesota artists and the Hook and Ladder Theater, featuring HD multi-camera broadcast from the Hook's Firehouse Stage in Minneapolis. $10.
When and where: 9 p.m. on Facebook and here.

It's Friday, I'm in Low
Well, technically they're in Low every day of the week, as far as we know, but Friday is the day the Duluth indie veterans have chosen for their weekly livestream performance.
When and where: 3 p.m. Instagram.

Back Catalog Listening Party
Every Friday afternoon, hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig bring in some fellow musicians to chat about their music and the stories behind their favorite recordings. 
When and where: 4 p.m. on Facebook.

Taylor James Donskey
“From his wall covered in Nat Geo maps,” Taylor James Donskey will provide two full hours of music and “uplifting commentary,” including two songs made up on the spot. He suggests you send emojis.
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram. 

Saturday 7.11

HookStream: Frogleg
Live streaming concert fundraiser for Minnesota artists and the Hook and Ladder Theater, featuring HD multi-camera broadcast from the Hook's Firehouse Stage in Minneapolis. $10.
When and where: 9 p.m. here.

Patty Peterson Presents: Jazz Women All-Stars
Drive-in or dine out performance featuring Patty Peterson, Mary Louise Knutson, Lila Ammons, Sue Orefield, Liz Draper, and Sheila Earley.
When and where: 7:30 p.m. Crooners Supper Club.

Dan Israel and Friends Folk Festival
Featuring Roady Excel, Billy Dankert of the Gear Daddies, Katy Vernon, and Dan Israel accompanied by guitarist Steve Brantseg.
When and where: 6 p.m. Wolfe Park.

Bad Bad Hats
"Islands in the Livestream" is a weekly stream from Bad Bad Hats featuring a set of originals, covers, Q&A, and more.
When and where: 4 p.m. on YouTube.

Michael Shynes
The central Minnesota singer-songwriter will perform from his living room every week. "Chances are his wife, kiddos, and three furry friends (hairless cat not as furry) may make an appearance."
When and where: 7:30 p.m. Facebook.

Amanda B. Perry
The Cottage Grove singer-songwriter performs "Live From My Living Room" every Saturday night. She'll sing a couple covers along with her originals.
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook.  

Sunday 7.12

Mother Banjo Sunday Singalong
Ellen Stanley will lead listeners in folk and gospel tunes that the whole family can sing together.
When and where: 11 a.m. on Facebook.

Shotgun Ragtime Band
The weekly Grateful Sunday gig gone digital. This week, Shotgun Ragtime Band will showcase an acoustic set and an electric set. Tune in for what you’re feeling or stay for both.
When and where: 6:30 p.m. acoustic, 8:30 p.m. electric on Facebook. 

Monday 7.13

Leslie Vincent's Weekly Ukulele Show
Live performance from Vincent's living room every Monday night.
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram.

Jordan Carr: Mondays with Master 
Master is Carr's cat, who loves C minor chord (with which the singer-songwriter happily obliges him).
When and where: 7 p.m. on Instagram and Facebook.

Tuesday 7.14

Shannon Blowtorch & Mpls Adonia: Quarantine Live dance party 
This week's theme hasn't yet been announced, but whatever they choose to play, it'll be a blast.
When and where: 6 p.m. on Zoom (meeting ID and password here).

Gabriel Douglas's Tuesday Night Free Fall
Wednesdays belong to 4onthefloor’s guitarist Nick Costa, so the frontman is on for Tuesday. Tune in for Gabriel Douglas’s “Tuesday Night Free Fall” every week. (If you’re there 15 minutes early there will be a dance party.)
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook.

Sarah Morris
Who needs a living room? Morris is broadcasting five songs and “big love” live from “the big green bathroom” every Tuesday.
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook.

Yam Haus
They’ve done live Zumba classes, hosted some guest stars, and played bingo. What will tonight bring?
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook.

Wednesday 7.15

The Shackletons
Live streaming concert fundraiser for Minnesota artists and the Hook and Ladder Theater, featuring HD multi-camera broadcast from the Hook's Firehouse Stage in Minneapolis. Free.
When and where: 8 p.m. on Facebook and here.

Martin Devaney Live from Shed Bar
Virtual live performance streaming from the musician's backyard shed.
When and where: 7 p.m. RSVP and more info here.

Nick Costa
Venmo him with a request before the show and he’ll practice, Venmo him during and he’ll wing it (“which is fun in its own way”).
When and where: 6 p.m. on Instagram and Facebook.

Joyann Parker
On Wednesdays it’s all about requests, usually featuring a special guest.
Where and when: 7 p.m. on Facebook.

Katy Vernon
The singer-songwriter puts on her weekly shows a little early so they can watch her back home in the U.K. as well
Where and when: 3 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram.

Dan Israel
The guest cap in Dan’s living room is one, but anyone can come online.
When and where: 6 p.m. on Facebook.

Ben Cook-Feltz
The piano-playing singer-songwriter performs his eclectic mix of pop, rock and quirky originals.
When and where: 7 p.m. on Facebook.

Got a tip on a hot local livestream or concert? Email Keith Harris with the details at [email protected]