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Up & Coming: Events Worth Checking Out, July 30 - August 6

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As we wrap up July and head into August, we are gearing up to attend the first ever VIRTUAL version of Lollapalooza, checking out some classic country acts through the Grand Ole Opry, and tuning into the Newport Folk Festival’s stellar lineup. To help you plan your weekend, we’ve curated a list of these and other up & coming events and livestreams worth checking out:


Darius Rucker (Country)

Watch Darius and Friends presented by CDW and Intel, a livestream event from The Grand Ole Opry, benefiting St. Jude.

Thursday, July 30
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Lollapalooza will commemorate this year’s festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival.
Lineup Includes: Chance The Rapper, OutKast, Alabama Shakes, Arcade Fire, BROCKHAMPTON, Paul McCartney, Future, Run The Jewels, Tyler, the Creator, and more!

Thursday, July 30 - Sunday, August 2
Streaming @ 5:00pm CT each night

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Stone Temple Pilots (Alternative Rock)

Stone Temple Pilots Present: Core - A Special Live PPV Event - Stone Temple Pilots will perform their iconic album, Core in its entirety for an epic livestream event, Friday July 31. Core, STP’s breakout debut album, features smash hits “Sex Type Thing,” “Wicked Garden” and “Plush,” which won the Grammy Award in 1994 for Best Hard Rock Performance.

Friday, July 31
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Newport Folk Festival

The iconic fest boasts a history rich in both protest songs, and game-changing moments, like Bob Dylan going electric in ’65. Billed as “Newport Folk Revival Weekend,”  is packed with archived sets, streaming concerts, a Mavis Staples tribute, and music films.
Lineup Includes: Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Ben Harper, Lucius, M. Ward, Grace Potter, Son Little, Leon Bridges, Andrew Bird, and more!

Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT each night

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Saturday Night Opry (Country / Folk)

Keep The Music Playing - Join us for an evening of live performance as we keep the music playing with Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, and with your host, Bobby Bones.

Saturday, August 1
Streaming @ 6:30pm CT

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Lissie (Singer-Songwriter)

Lissie & Band - "For this livestream, I will be in one of my favorite cities to play, Minneapolis, with my BAND, on The Parkway Theater's stage! Independent music venues are really struggling due to the pandemic, so I am thrilled that we can collaborate with and support the Parkway Theater!" - Lissie

Sunday, August 2
Streaming @ 2:00pm CT

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Shakey Graves (Indie Rock)

Texas Lottery Presents: A Streaming Event with Shakey Graves - Shakey Graves, Texas Lottery, and XI Media Productions teamed up to produce a very special #LuckHappens streaming event airing Sunday, August 2nd, and it's FREE to watch! Don't miss this cinematic performance, filmed at the awesome Enchanted Springs Ranch in Boerne, TX.

Sunday, August 2
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Bowling For Soup (Punk Rock)

Jaret Reddick’s Happy Hour Hang Time - Jaret Reddick (Bowling For Soup) will welcome Tony Lovato to catch up, sing some songs, and have a lot of laughs! Tony and Jaret met many moons ago on Warped tour, while touring in their bands MEST and Bowling for Soup, and became fast friends.

Thursday, August 6
Streaming @ 4:00pm CT

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Son Lux (Indie Pop)

Son Lux North American Listening Party - Son Lux invites fans from around the world to join this special listening party to hear their forthcoming record, Tomorrows Vol. I, before its release on August 14th. Join Rafiq, Ian and Ryan for a listening session followed by an intimate discussion on writing, and the recording process, including questions from fans.

Thursday, August 6
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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