Since the world has been on lockdown, the music community has not let us down with playlists, live streams, listening parties and much more. We asked our Artistic Director, Todd Wills, to select some of his favourite live performances to share with you.
We’ve curated these from YouTube into a handy playlist. So fire up the iPad, grab a drink, and settle down to watch our pick of some of the best live concerts available online featuring John Coltrane, Nina Simone, Roxy Music and more.
Listen to Todd’s selection of live performances in full below via the Youtube playlist:
John Coltrane – Belgium (1965)
Gong – Melkweg, Amsterdam (2006)
VULFPECK – Live at Madison Square Garden
Nina Simone – Live in Holland/England (1965/1968)
Townes Van Zandt – Live Solo Sessions (1995)
Dead Kennedys – Live in Oregan, Portland (1979)
The Sex Pistols – Winterland (1978)
Arvo Pärt – Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste
Dr. John With The Meters and Professor Longhair Earl King – Swamp TV Live (1974)
ROXY MUSIC – Stockholm (1976)
Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians – Philadelphia (2016)
Radiohead: In Rainbows in the Basement (2008)
“I could do this all day but probably shouldn’t so I’ll leave it there” – Todd Wills