This Week’s Curated Livestreams To Keep You Dancing (Dec. 10 – 13)

Lisa Kocay

Lisa Kocay

lisakocay

Dec 9, 2020

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GRiZ’s annual charity program 12 Days of GRiZMAS will kick off Saturday, Dec. 12GRiZ’s annual charity program 12 Days of GRiZMAS will kick off Saturday, Dec. 12

GRiZ’s annual charity program 12 Days of GRiZMAS will kick off Saturday, Dec. 12.

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Venues may be closed for now, but dancing isn’t canceled. We can keep the festival spirit alive by dancing at home. 

Whether you’re a house shuffler, techno novice, headbanger or drum’n’bass fan, our curated list of livestreams has something for all beat lovers. Check our top picks of recently broadcast sets worth rewatching, too. 

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Thursday, Dec. 10

Soenda & Friends #2

Tune in on Thursday, Dec. 10, for the second installment of Soenda & Friends, which will feature performances by techno producers Ben Sims and JP Enfant as well as a vinyl gems session by Freddy K.

Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Link: youtube.com/c/SoendaFestivals

Thursday & Friday, Dec. 10 and 11

Subset Presents 40 Hour Work Week

Get down with Subset’s quirky and eclectic style during Subset Presents 40 Hour Work Week. The livestream boasts everything from music to comedy, mandala painting and more. Catch performances by numerous acclaimed acts, including Gene Farris, Claude VonStroke, Destructo and, of course, Subset.

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/subsetgetsit

Friday, Dec. 11

Elseworld TV: Octonomy (DJ Set) & Khadija

Dance to industrial techno beats with Octonomy and Khadija as they take over Elseworld TV, the livestream arm of Brooklyn’s Elsewhere venue. The digital show will benefit National Bail Out.

Time: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/elseworldtv

Good Room Livestream with Spicy Boys

New York City’s Spicy Boys, also known as Tommy Castro and Ben Steidel, will deliver everything from techno to house and disco in their six-hour livestream for Good Room. The broadcast is free, but proceeds from tickets purchased on Dice will benefit Good Room and the artists. Donations of $50 or more receive a Good Room T-shirt designed by Braulio Amado.

Time: 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/goodroombk

Saturday, Dec. 12

Room Service Music Fest

Celebrate New York creators and innovators with Room Service Music Fest. The live, philanthropic virtual festival features sets by Eli of Soul Clap, KAYPER, The Whooligan and more. The event also boasts breathing, meditation and body exercises as well as food and cocktail sessions. Donations will support New York artists, restaurateurs and creative thinkers.

Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/roomserviceintl

LockDownFM.live: House Sessions 03

Deep acid house vinyl artist Darius Akashic performs for the third installment of House Sessions, along with LockDownFM regulars Luke Thomas, Airsine, Little Gem and Jonty.

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: lockdownfm.live

Lost Horizon

The team behind Glastonbury’s Shangri-La has partnered again with virtual event platform Sansar to present VR music festival Lost Horizon. The digital multiverse reopens with a program of events throughout December, kicking off on Saturday with HospitalityDnB. Kings of The Rollers with Inja, Flava D, Keeno and special guest DJ Marky will spin drum’n’bass from behind the virtual decks.

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: events.sansar.com/events/sansar-studios/lost-horizon---hospitalitydnb/6a44b726

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13

12 Days of GRiZMAS

Celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with future funk producer GRiZ. The artist’s annual charity program, which raises money for Seven Mile to increase access to music education for Detroit’s youth, begins Saturday, Dec. 12. The event kicks off with Killer Crafts and Cocktails, a guided arts and crafts workshop led by Taylor Kamen Beardsall. The class will take place over Zoom on Saturday, and attendees can register in advance. Day two comes Sunday with Holiday Jazz from GRiZ and Friends. Tune in to see GRiZ fuse the live saxophone with funk and electro-soul. The suggested donation for both events is $5. 

Schedule

Saturday – 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT 

Sunday – 8:30 pm ET / 5:30 pm PT

Link: 12daysofgrizmas.com

All Weekend, Dec. 11-13

Krake Festival

Celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Berlin’s Krake Festival. The virtual event takes place Friday to Sunday, Dec. 11 to 13. The special 2020 World Wide Web edition of the interactive virtual festival features multiple streams from 10 crews around the world, including Seoul Community Radio, Hör Berlin and FOLD London. The digital event also features live audiovisual works, an ambient sleep concert, a techno workout by Wes Baggaley, a call-in talk show, comedy and more. Ticket prices vary from $1.21 for the lower-tier day pass to $60.56 for the full festival three day pass, which includes an 82 track, 10-year anniversary digital compilation.

Time: 11 am ET / 8 am PT

Link: krake-festival.de

Read more: 11 Must-See Streams From Quarantine So Far

Rewatchable Virtual Sets

Anabel Englund For EDC Orlando Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Anabel Englund delivers smoldering live vocals and playful house beats. 

Benny Benassi Live from Venezia, Italy

Take in sweeping views of Venice while enjoying Benny Benassi’s enchanting music. 

Cour T. - The Brasil Show EP 002

Cour T. – Dirtybird’s newest star from Brazil – brings eclectic and funky house heaters. 

Funtcase for DPMO Label Launch Livestream

Get destroyed by relentless walls of bass and skull-shattering drops in this set by Funtcase.

Nodiggity | System Restart: Cape Town

Nodiggity spins a soulful and euphoric set for Boiler Room.

Peggy Gou - Live from Lost Village

Techno and house producer Peggy Gou plays a stellar set accompanied by trippy visuals.

Seven Lions Presents: Visions #6 (Seven Lions DJ Set)

Seven Lions takes listeners on a journey with this set that transcends from ominous dubstep to uplifting, melodic bass.

Tony from A&B: Deep Set 18

Jam out to groovy, ethereal deep house melodies with Tony McGuinness, who is one third of Above & Beyond.

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