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Lockdown Gig Guide – A Guide to Some Virtual Gigs
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It’s the second phase of lockdown but some of our favorite artists are still keeping us entertained.

Global Citizen has partnered up with artists across the world to stream concerts, filmed in the artist’s homes, on their Instagram page.  

Themed ‘Together at Home’ the series has so far featured major names such as John Legend, One Republic, Chris Martin, Ziggy Marley, Common and Miguel. You can check out these full-length performances on Global Citizen’s Instagram TV page. 

On Saturday April 18 Global Citizen takes things up a notch with the international One World Together at Home festival.  

Headline acts who’ll be performing live from home include Lady Gaga, Elton John, John Legend, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Andrea Boticelli, Chris Martin, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keyes, Jennifer Lopez, Common, Annie Lennox and Stevie Wonder, as well as South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest, Sho Madjozi and DJ Black Coffee among dozens of top artists. 

Sign up at globalcitizen.org/togetherathome to join the event. 

You can watch the show on: VUZU, Showmax, BET, MTV Africa, DSTv Now, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV and other digital platforms 

Africa’s biggest DJ Black Coffee has been hitting the decks every Saturday night at home with the Home Brewed live streaming party.  

The weekly party is also a fundraiser for the South African Solidarity Fund and partygoers are asked to donate what they would ordinarily be paying to see the DJ live to his Go Fund Me Covid-19 relief page. 

Join the party every Saturday live on Facebook from 21:00. 

Hosted by DJs pH and Shimza the Lockdown House Party is hosted on Channel O (DStv Channel 320) in partnership with Hunter’s Cider.  

The party kicks off every Friday and Saturday night from 18:00 until midnight.  

Featured DJs with sets on the programme include DJ Maphorisa, Black Motion, DJ Zinhle, MFR Souls, Earful Soul, Ms Cosmo, DJ Fresh and Mo Flava. 

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