Some Musicians Entertaining Fans Online While We’re Stuck at Home
Dave Grohl, The Struts, Michael Franti, Ben Gibbard, and Billie Jo Armstrong, are entertaining music fans from their living rooms with music, family, stories and more while we’re all stuck at home.
Foo Fighter Dave Grohl is sharing true stories on Instagram @Davestruestories
BILLIE JO ARMSTRONG DOES “NO FUN MONDAYS” COVERS
As part of “No Fun Mondays,” Armstrong is releasing a cover every Monday “until we’re let back out into the world.” He’s previously shared renditions of “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tommy James & the Shondells, and “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory” by Johnny Thunders.
His latest was a cover of the Bangles ‘Manic Monday’ with Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (from another location).
MICHAEL FRANTI SHARING ON INSTAGRAM
Rebel Rocker Michael Franti is entertaining fans with new songs, yoga training and slices of home life with wife Sara & son Taj … here’s a new positive song he shared “The World is F**d Up (but I Ain’t Never Giving Up on It.”
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Watch til the end! Soulrockers you requested it, so here it is – a kiddo friendly dance remix of “THIS WORLD IS SO F****D UP(BUT I AIN’T NEVER GIVING UP ON IT) and so here it is!!! And It’s on the Stay Human Remix Ep if you wanna download it on iTunes. The mighty @anthonythoen took countless hours digging the deep corners of the inter web while on quarantine time and put together this upliftment of a lyric and imagevideo for y’all! I hope you enjoy and share with friends around the world and inspire others to #NeverGiveUp !!! Comment why you’re never giving up!!! #stayhuman #soukrockers #musicvideo #michaelfranti
THE STRUTS CONDUCT WEEKLY ‘SUNDAY SERVICE’
The Struts commenced a weekly ‘Sunday Service’ live stream series. The first episode includes a cover of “Stop” by the Spice Girls.
“As British boys, it will come as no surprise that we were all once enamored with the Spice Girls,” says frontman Luke Spiller. “This song still holds a lot of memories and is a true piece of pop perfection. Long live ‘Girl Power.'”
Also during the episode, The Struts shared an update on their quarantined lives, as well as live footage from a 2019 Los Angeles show. Check it out on their youtube page.
BEN GIBBARD, FRONTMAN FOR DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE IS DOING A WEEKLY ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE SHOW
Ben Gibbard’s been doing a weekly show of acoustic covers and songs from Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service. It also serves as a fundraiser for MusiCares, the Grammy Foundation that helps music industry folks in their time of need.