LiveList Top 5 Live Streams of the Week | January 16-22


Jim James

January 18 | 11:15am Pacific

VuHaus / KCRW – Morning Becomes Eclectic

The city of Los Angeles played a big part in the creation of Jim James’ second solo album Eternally Even. The My Morning Jacket frontman explores the state of the world in a contemplative set of songs with his signature soul, funk and a splash of weirdness. Together, we can experience it with a live set from the Village Studios streaming live via VuHaus & KCRW – Morning Becomes Eclectic.


The 2017 NAMM Show

January 19-22 | 8:00am Pacific

The National Association of Music Merchants, commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization’s popular NAMM trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that promotes the pleasures and benefits of making music and strengthens the $17 billion global music products industry. The association — and their trade shows — serve as a hub for people wanting to seek out the newest innovations in musical products, recording technology, sound, lighting and beyond.  Tune in this week as the Winter NAMM Show takes place and streams live from Anaheim, CA beginning on Thursday, January 19.


Sir Simon Rattle conducts Turnage and Mahler

January 19 | 11:30am Pacific


Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) give the world premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Remembering, followed by Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, live from London’s Barbican. Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Remembering. The work was written in memory of Evan Scofield, the son of guitarist John Scofield, with whom Turnage worked closely on earlier compositions. The program also features Mahler’s legendary Symphony No. 6 (1904). The work is disturbing in its nihilistic despair yet attains a true and monumental grandeur. The orchestral forces used are formidable: eight horns, six trumpets, four trombones, two harps and celesta and strings to match. Yet while it was written at one of the happiest times in Mahler’s life, march-rhythms haunt the symphony. And in the final movement, the extensive percussion section is augmented by a huge hammer for three blows of fate, leading to perhaps the bleakest ending in all music.


Lucky Peterson: Roots of Acoustic Blues

January 20 | 4:00pm Pacific

Jazz at Lincoln Center

With deeply moving baritone vocals, jaw-dropping technique on the Hammond B-3 organ, and a dynamic, emotive presence on guitar, Lucky Peterson is perhaps the most powerful bluesman alive. Ever since the incomparable Willie Dixon produced Peterson’s first single at age five, Lucky has won fans around the world through uncompromised musical authenticity and natural showmanship. In Roots of Acoustic Blues, he will explore the early styles at the core of the blues, exemplifying the music’s honest optimism in the face of hardship. Famously versatile and also a rare master of the blues in its true original form, he is the perfect artist for such a program. In the intimacy of The Appel Room, you will truly experience the blues, reaching soul-stirring depths you may not have experienced before – but won’t soon forget.


Sugar Mountain 2017

January 20 | 7:00pm Pacific

Boiler Room

Boiler Room returns to Sugar Mountain for another dose of Melbourne summer with NYC house royalty Mood II Swing, Italo disco god Beppe Loda, Studio Barnhus co-founder Kornél Kovács and label prodigy Baba Stiltz…plus the return of Berlin-via-Melbourne flag-bearer Tornado Wallace, local dance floor overlord CC:DISCO! and party merchants Daydreams. Take a click to Melbourne and tune in for the live stream from Sugar Mountain.

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