Livestreams To Keep The Funk Alive (March 31 – April 4)

Lisa Kocay

Lisa Kocay

lisakocay

Mar 31, 2021

6 min read

Kaleena Zanders presents Kaleena Zanders + Friendz on Wednesday, March 31.Kaleena Zanders presents Kaleena Zanders + Friendz on Wednesday, March 31.

Kaleena Zanders presents Kaleena Zanders + Friendz on Wednesday, March 31.

Photo by Harp Digital Media

Venues may be closed, but we don’t have to stop dancing. 

Stream the sounds of the club straight into your home with our hand-picked livestreams. Jam out to pulsing techno with Adam Beyer, power vocals from Kaleena Zanders, drum’n’bass by My Nu Leng, hardstyle with Lady Faith, groovy house by Sonny Fodera, trance from TRE, bass music by Yheti and more.

Don’t forget to check out our top-picks for sets worth rewatching. We’ve got Cosmic Gate, Charlotte de Witte, Kill the Noise, Mija, Zeds Dead and more, so you never have to miss a beat.

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Wednesday, March 31

Dr. Rubinstein & Guests (Quarantine FM 1 Year)

Dr. Rubinstein—known for fusing electro, breaks and techno—celebrates one year of her Quarantine FM show with some of her favorite artists. 

Time: 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/dr_rubinstein 

Fondation Beyeler & Nordstern Basel Present: Dixon x Transmoderna

German producer Dixon presents his acclaimed, melodic, deep tech Transmoderna event from a fully-digitized exhibition space in the renowned Swiss Art Museum. The versatile, 3D-environment marks Beatport’s first virtual DJ stream. The show is created by Fondation Beyeler and Nordstern Basel, and presented in cooperation with Beatport and Denon DJ. 

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/beatportofficial 

Kaleena Zanders + Friendz

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and producer Kaleena Zanders presents Kaleena Zanders + Friends. The event aims to amplify the voice of the top liner and showcase artists who add electronic music elements to bend genres. Tune in for performances by Aviella, Glass Battles, Luna Aura, VenessaMichaels x Luvk, Olan and more.

Time: 11 pm ET / 8 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

My Nu Leng & Dread MC Live DJ Set From Thekla In Bristol

Dynamic duo My Nu Leng are sure to bring their signature fusion of drum’n’bass, dubstep, UK garage and grime to the airways. The stream, in celebration of their residency at Bristol’s Thekla every Friday in August, showcases the producers spinning a 90-minute sunset performance from a cargo ship turned into a music venue. 

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: youtube.com/watch?v=NX6px5cVzM0 

TRE

Trance tastemaker TRE delivers her classic euphoric and uplifting sound.

Time: 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/heydjtre 

Thursday, April 1

Claptone On Tour With Ritter Butzke | At Staatsoper Berlin

The mysteriously-masked Claptone streams his spellbinding music from Berlin’s state opera house, Staatsoper. 

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: youtube.com/watch?v=uiQyQ1xRG1M 

Dillon Francis: Total Fiasco

Genre-smashing artist Dillon Francis enters the digital metaverse. The livestream, presented with virtual experience platform Wave, boasts the acclaimed artist performing live as an avatar. Tune in to chat and interact with Dillon Francis, groove to unreleased music and donate. RSVP for a chance to win merch.

Time: 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT

Link: mailchi.mp/c5600a72b509/total-fiasco 

House of Faith Hosted by Lady Faith

Hardstyle queen Lady Faith takes over Insomniac TV for House of Faith, presented by Basscon and powered by EDM Maniac. The virtual show features Keiji, Soren and WSHNGTN.

Time: 1 am ET (Friday, March 26) / 10 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Legacy Livestream

Groove to emotionally charged music from Dutch duo Vicetone. The artists celebrate their debut album, Legacy, released via Monstercat. The steam boasts brand new tracks as well as custom visuals. The event streams from digital platform Mandolin, and tickets start at $12. 

Time: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT

Link: tinyurl.com/j7pd28fs 

Terry Hunter’s Sanitize Your Soul

Get down to soulful house music with legendary Chicago producer Terry Hunter. The virtual show, hosted by Black Widow, features five songs remixed and reproduced by the artist, as well as a special guest appearance by Brian McKnight

Time: 6:30 pm ET / 3:30 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/djterryhunter

Friday, April 2

Yheti

Yheti is sure to deliver his signature experimental and surreal bass music. 

Time: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/yhetiyhetiyheti

Friday & Saturday, April 2 and 3

Gabriel & Dresden

Anjunabeats mainstays Gabriel & Dresden broadcast two different sets. On Friday, house and techno producer Rebūkes celebrates his new Wasp EP with Dave Dresden. Classics Saturday also returns, featuring a performance by Dave Dresden. 

Schedule

Friday – 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT

Saturday – 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/gabrielanddresden 

MIYUKI

Get down to trance music with MIYUKI. 

Time: 11 pm ET / 9 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/djmiyuki 

Tobacco Dock Virtual

London’s legendary Tobacco Dock venue enters the virtual space, bringing 50 house and techno tastemakers for an epic livestream. The festival, presented with LWE and virtual live events platform Sansar, includes Skream, Flava D, Patrick Topping, Adam Beyer, Riva Starr, Hot Since 82, Metrik and Mollie Collins across four arenas. Attendees can customize their avatars, play games and embark on quests and challenges. The event streams via Beatport’s Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and website, as well as on all devices via the Sansar app. 

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: tobaccodockvirtual.com/event/opening-friday 

Saturday, April 3

Sonny Fodera

Jam out to groovy house music with Sonny Fodera on Saturday, April 3. 

Time: 11 am ET / 8 am PT

Link: facebook.com/sonnyfodera

Sunday, April 4

elrow Show Powered by Desperados - Rave to Save at Reineke Fuchs (Cologne)

Dance for a charitable cause with elrow’s Rave to Save, boasting sets from groove-driven producers David Hasert and Franca. Stream the show from the Rave to Save app, available on IOS and Android, to donate over $1 for each 1,000 steps you dance. 

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: facebook.com/events/118853513494272 

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday, March 31, April 2 and 4

Christian Martin

Christian Martin spins his signature emotional and psychedelic take on house, techno and bass breaks. Wednesday brings Humpday House, followed by Friday Rollers and Sunday Sunrise Sessions.

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/christianmartinmusic 

Rewatchable Virtual Sets

Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Fatboy Slim, Nastia, Jamie Jones & more B2B | THE LAB 10 YEARS

Nearly 20 techno and house masters take over the Mixmag airways to celebrate 10 years of The Lab.

Cosmic Gate: Miami Open Skies Set

Dance to euphoric trance and cinematic soundscapes with Cosmic Gate.

ETC!ETC! for Spring Break hosted by The Hotel Lobby Livestream

Stream spring break vibes straight into your home with moombahton tastemaker ETC!ETC!

Kill the Noise for Park 'N Rave Livestream

Bassheads, prepare to be destroyed by this filthy set from Kill the Noise.

Krewella Mix - Proximity Presents: Alaya

Dance-rock and dance-pop duo Krewlla play everything from trap to trance, drum’n’bass and bass music.

Mija for After Hours Livestream

Vibe out to groovy beats, house heaters and more with Mija.

Zeds Dead - Catching Z's // VISUAL EXPERIENCE

Stream Zeds Dead’s new experimental electronic mixtape, Catching Z’s, while taking in trippy visuals.