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Latin Music Live Streams To Watch In Quarantine

The coronavirus has greatly impacted the music industry, causing cancellations of concerts and events worldwide.

In order to keep la música en Español alive, Latin artists are getting creative on social media, performing live for their fans to bring them joy amid the stressful news cycle.

See who’s lining up live streams below.


Latido Music’s Room Service At Home (every Thursday)

Latido Music launched its Room Service at Home series, including about eight episodes of Latin independent artists, such as Cheo Pardo and Salt Cathedral, performing straight from the intimacy of their homes. The episodes will air every Thursday on Latido Music. On Wednesdays, there will be Facebook Lives of Room Service with the participants, promoted by Latido Music. On each Facebook Live, there will be a space supporting a nonprofit organization in the United States in need during this critical moment of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Where to Watch: 6:00 p.m. ET every Thursday via Latido Music and the Room Service YouTube Channel

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A partir de este miércoles @roomserviceshow y #LatidoMusic traen versiones acústicas 'At Home' desde la sala de los artistas latinos No te pierdas el [ESTRENO] mañana por #facebooklive a las 7PM EST y el jueves 11 de junio a las 6PM EST en nuestra señal de TV y canal de YouTube ⚡ Más info en el LINK de la BIO

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VF7 (June 19)

Teen reggaetón artist VF7, and one of Billboard‘s Latin Female Artists to Discover During Quarantine, will be showcasing her first-ever concert live from the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot. VF7 becomes the second artist to host a virtual show from inside the renowned venue following Rauw Alejandro.

Where to Watch: At 8:00 p.m. EST / 5:00 p.m. PST on Friday, June 19 via Coliseo de Puerto Rico’s YouTube channel (click here)

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Ready 19 de Junio por @youtubemusic desde el @coliseopr Dímelo @soraandcompany1 @rafsora

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Carlos Vives & Ziggy Marley: A Conversation (June 14)

Carlos Vives and Ziggy Marley, together with the Providence-Eastern Caribbean-born artist, Elkin Robinson, will carry out a global conversation on “how music helps us to be inclusive” and “the importance of Caribbean music in the world.” The artists will also talk on how “El Hilo,” part of Vives’ Cumbiana album, came to life.  The official music video will premiere right after the chat.

Where to Watch: 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday (June 14) via Carlos Vives’ YouTube channel (click here) and Facebook page (click here)

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"Magdalena River full a naturality You da fruit, like cherry, sugah mango, like plum Coconut milk in a pot a rondon Groove high from you head to you belly Sierra Nevada Kogui community Raizal, african, chimilas come! " #ElHilo feliz con esta colaboración en mi nuevo álbum @cumbiana @ziggymarley y @elkinrobinson ⚱️

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Gilberto Santa Rosa (June 6)

Gilberto Santa Rosa is proud to announce his virtual concert will take place on Saturday, June 6, bringing fans his biggest salsa hits, such as “La Agarro Bajando,” “Conteo Regresivo,” and more, to the comfort of their own home.

Where to Watch: At 8:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 6 via Gilberto Santa Rosa’s official social media pages.

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Estoy feliz de anunciarles que Á nos encontraremos en un concierto virtual a través de mis páginas oficiales de y a las 8:00 pm (HORA DE PUERTO RICO) . ¡ í ! . Los espero #caminalo #GilbertitoEnMiCasa

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Luis Figueroa, Coastcity & more – Latinx Virtual Music Fest (May 29 – May 31)

Luis Figueroa, one of Billboard’s Artists to Discover during Quarantine, is set to headline the three-day Latinx Virtual Music Festival, celebrating S.O.B.’s 38th anniversary. Other artists confirmed to perform include Coastcity, Tatiana Hazel, and many more.

Where to Watch: From May 29 to May 31 on S.O.B.’s NYC Instagram page (click here)

Univision’s “Se Agradece” (May 30)

Celebrating the everyday heroes at the frontline of the global pandemic, Univision’s “Se Agradece” TV special will unite various Latin artists and celebrities to pay tribute to doctors, nurses, farmers, grocery deliverers, teachers, and others. The star-studded lineup includes Alejandro Fernandez, Alejandro Sanz, Calibre 50, Gloria Trevi, Juan Luis Guerra, Mana, Los Tigres del Norte, Rosalia, and many more.

Where to Watch: 8:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, May 30 on the Univision network

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Este sábado 30 de mayo a las 8P/7C tenemos una cita en #SeAgradece.⁠ ⁠ ¡Te esperamos!

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CNCO, Becky G & More – OHM Live “Dream With Us” (May 29)

CNCO, Becky G, Nicky Jam, Laura Pausini, Jason Derulo, Dua Lipa, amongst many other celebrities are coming together for “One Humanity Live: Dream With Us,” the first-ever 24-hour global charity live stream in support of Dreamers.

Presented by Constellation and ITP Live, all proceeds raised by the Constellation Dream Fund through OHM Live will go to beneficiaries such as Global Gift Foundation, Médecins Sans Frontières, Dubai Cares, FromU2Them and Care to Connect NYC. For the complete lineup and more information, visit here.

Where to Watch: 12:00 p.m. EST on Friday, May 29 via Constellation Dreamers’ YouTube (click here)

 

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Ozomatli (May 28)

Celebrating their 25th anniversary in the middle of a pandemic, Chicano rock band Ozomatli returns with another episode of their “worldwide quarantine block party.” Hosted by Francesca Fiorentini and a Zoom afterparty by El Dusty, the fundraiser event will donate 10 percent of all proceeds to the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation. For more information, visit here.

Where To Watch: 8:00 p.m. EST / 5:00 p.m. PST on Thursday, May 28

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OzoLandia! Announcing Worldwide Quarantine Block Party #3!! Thurs 5/28 5pm PST This is a fundraising event and 10% of all proceeds will benefit the @hobmusicforward foundation. This event will be hosted by the awesome @franifio and @eldusty will be providing the groove for the afterparty!!! #ozomatli #worldwideblockparty #music #quarantunes @asdrusierra @thejeeters @raulelbullypacheco @ulibella @wil_dogabers @damonvonn

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Abraham Mateo (May 19)

Spanish artist Abraham Mateo will take over Premios Juventud’s Instagram account to croon fans with some of his biggest hits as part of #PJLiveEnCasa virtual concert series.

Where to Watch: 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 19 via Premios Juventud’s Instagram page (click here)

Grupo Bronco (May 17)

Grupo Bronco will bless fans with all of their biggest Norteños hits via their virtual concert taking place on Sunday, May 17.

Where to Watch: 6:00 p.m. PST / 3:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, May 17 on Grupo Bronco’s official YouTube channel (click here)

Rauw Alejandro (May 16)

With virtual concerts becoming the new normal because of quarantine and social distancing, Rauw Alejandro is opting for something more creative. The Puerto Rican act will be hosting a live stream show, presented by Duars Entertainment, from The Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot, the biggest indoor arena in Puerto Rico.

Where to Watch: 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 16 via Rauw Alejandro’s YouTube channel (click here)

Fito Paez (May 15)

Coined “Paez en America,” renowned Argentine artist Fito Paez will delight fans with his second at-home concert during the quarantine. Paez will perform material from his new album La Conquista del Espacio along with his classic anthems.

Where to Watch: 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, May 15 via Fito Paez’s YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook pages. It will also be transmitted on broadcast TV and radio in several countries.

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#PaezEnAmérica Los espero a todos este viernes desde sus casas. Conectate por Youtube, Instagram y Facebook Live #PaezEnCasa

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Karol G (May 7)

This Friday, Karol G will be kicking off the “Bud Light Seltzer Sessions: Your Flavor. Your Show,” a weekly music event taking place every Friday during the month of May. The series is in support of the American Red Cross.

Where to Watch: 9 p.m. ET on Karol G’s official Facebook page (click here) and Bud Light’s YouTube page (click here)

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Dulcito e coco

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Aventura (May 7)

Bachata crooners Romeo Santos and Aventura will also form part of Friday’s music event, going live 45 minutes after Karol G’s performance.  The series is in support of the American Red Cross.

Where to Watch: 9:45 p.m. ET on Aventura’s official Facebook page (click here) and Bud Light’s YouTube page (click here)

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Este viernes a las 9:45 p.m. EST estare en vivo en Facebook y YouTube con @aventuraworldwide como parte de las Sesiones de Seltzer @BudLight, donde es tu sabor, tu espectáculo. Si tienen alguna pregunta déjenme saber y las respuestas durante el show!

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William Garza’s Cinco de Mayo Live Stream (May 5)

Instead of performing on a stage this year, Mexican artist William Garza connect on a Facebook Live to perform songs, eat tacos and talk with his fans.

Where to Watch: 7 P.M. (PST) /9 P.M. (México) via his Facebook page.

Este Martes 5 de Mayo estaré festejando con ustedes desde Facebook Live ! Prepárense sus tacos para comer juntos y su respectiva bebida #cincodemayo

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“Music Lives On” featuring Anitta and more artists (May 1)

LiveXLive will launch its weekly showcase “Music Lives On” with three hours of live stream performances from the artists’ homes in benefit of MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. As part of the series, Brazilian superstar Anitta will host a “Fan Q&A” at 8:00 p.m. EST. Destructo, Boombox, Clinton Kane, Doug Locke, and more artists are also confirmed.

Where to Watch: All performances will simulcast on LiveXLive’s site, apps, and social media channels @livexlive.

Zion (May 1)

Zion, from reggaeton duo Zion & Lennox, is kicking off May by connecting on Instagram to “Sip n’ chill” with his fans. The Puerto Rican artist will have special guests join him as well as preview the new music he’s been working on before and during the quarantine.

Where to watch: Zion’s Instagram

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Comenta tus canciones abajo …… ¡¡ LOS LEOOO !!! este viernes también vamos a estar estrenando nuevos temas #Zdiddy #SipNChill 1/5 #10pmEst #cuarentena

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Piso 21 (April 25)

Piso 21 is teaming up with Bacardi for a benefit virtual concert called “Juntos a Distancia.” The live stream will take place Saturday on their YouTube channel, where donations will be collected via Vaki.co for different Food Banks in Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Perú, Panama, and Puerto Rico.

Where to Watch: Piso 21’s YouTube channel

Juanes & Bogota’s Philharmonic Orchestra (April 25)

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No se pierdan a @juanes en un concierto virtual con la esperanza de Volverte A Ver

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“Mi Casa Es Tu Casa Live Music Series” by SBS Entertainment (April 24)

SBS Entertainment presents a one-hour, commercial-free live music series across some of SBS’s leading regional Mexican and Latin urban radio stations, such as El Zol 106.7 and La Raza 97.9, and LaMusica app. “Mi Casa es tu Casa” kicks off April 24 with performances by Pitbull and Calibre 50. Other artists confirmed include Maluma, Banda MS, and Sebastian Yatra, to name a few.

Where To Watch: All concerts will take place at 7 p.m. ET/CDT/PT and will also be streamed on the LaMusica App

Arthur Hanlon Happy Hour Piano Chill (Every Tuesday and Friday at 7 P.m. EST)

Hanlon plays a set of acoustic songs, Latin and standards, from his blue piano, every Tuesday and Friday at 7 p.m. EST, 4 p.m. Pacific.

Where To Watch: Hanlon’s Facebook page (click here) and Instagram Live (click here).

Tomorrow is Friday y mañana es viernes!! Looking forward to #HappyHourPianoChill#fridayfeeling #fridayhighlights#piano #pianomanNos vemos mañana!!See you tomorrow

Posted by Arthur Hanlon on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: Hanlon is married to Billboard‘s vp/Latin industry lead, Leila Cobo.


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