Sofa Concert: How Popular Musicians Entertain Fans During Quarantine
Recently, celebrities have shown us how to properly wash your hands to protect yourself from coronavirus. Now they urge fans to stay home for the time being quarantined and entertain them with live performances on social media platforms. Watch these cozy home concerts right now.
Chris Martin, the leader of the British band Coldplay, played several songs at home as part of the TogetherAtHome online concerts launched by the World Health Organization. Martin performed such hits as “Yellow”, “Viva La Vida”, “A Sky Full Of Stars”, as well as a cover of David Bowie’s song “Life on Mars”. In addition, the musician chatted with fans and answered their questions.
Live recording can be viewed on Coldplay YouTube channel.
Following Martin, John Legend supported the movement. “Social distancing is important, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring,” the musician wrote on his Instagram. During the broadcast, Legend also talked with fans and told stories from his life. In the middle of the broadcast, John was joined by his wife Chrissy Teigen and daughter Luna Simona, so the stream became very family-friendly!
Country singer Keith Urban also supported the flash mob and had a live stream on his Instagram account. At the end of the stream, the musician’s wife, actress Nicole Kidman, joined the video.
Pink revealed on her Instagram a video of her home rehearsal.
Death Cab For Cutie, an indie band, tweeted that their frontman Ben Gibbard will air daily for the next few weeks and show how he rehearses in his home studio.
You can watch Gibbard streams on Facebook or YouTube.