What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More

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It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its hold over our concept of “normalcy.” If you’re wondering what to stream this weekend, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our streaming picks for Aug. 14-16, 2020.

Morrison Hotel Gallery Presents (De)Tour — Saturday, 8/15, YouTube

Bright and early on Saturday morning (if you’re on the West Coast) and around lunchtime elsewhere, the Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour event will go live on YouTube.

Announced earlier this week, (De)Tour is special fundraising virtual charity festival benefiting MusiCares and the National Independent Venue Association, or NIVA. It’s a collaboration between the Morrison Hotel Gallery and Rolling Live.

The assembly of participating acts is impressive:

(DE)TOUR promises to be a show like no other. Featuring performances by iconic artists including Ringo Starr, Linda Perry, SlashGavin Rossdale, Macy Gray, Sean Lennon, Jesse Malin, Cheap Trick, Taylor Momsen, BadflowerJohn Oates, David Johansen, Billy Gibbons, Darryl McDaniels (a.k.a. DMC), Gilby Clarke, Donita Sparks, Matt Sorum, Lzzy Hale, Jim Peterik, The Bluebonnets, Charlotte Muhl, David Ramirez, Al Barr, Eve Monsees, Scream, Michael Des Barres, Haley Reinhart, Joseph Arthur, Kathy Valentine, Lenny Kaye, Mickey Thomas, Mike Flanigin, South of Eden, Steve Stevens, Sue Foley, Chris Layton, The Cringe, Uni, Vintage Trouble, AWOLNATION, Mike Garson, Willa Amai, Frances Lion, Meg Toohey, Carmine Rojas, Pete Molinari, Savannah Pope, Jensen McRae, Nana Adjoa and more. The event will also include appearances by celebrated music photographers Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Henry Diltz, Danny Clinch, and Lynn Goldsmith.

Don’t miss it! It’ll begin at 11:55 a.m. EDT/8 a.m. PDT on YouTube:

The Who at Hyde Park, 2015 — Saturday 8/15, YouTube

The Who began an archival streaming series recently, and Join Together @ Home is all about giving fans of the legendary rock band some entertainment from home, while at the same time raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America — both organizations very near and dear to the band‘s heart.

This weekend’s programming will go up on the Who’s YouTube channel on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT, and flashes back to the band’s triumphant gig at London’s Hyde Park in 2015. Here’s a preview, from Roger Daltrey himself:

Tune in!

Wallows Live at the Roxy Virtual Tour — Sunday 8/16

Wallows, the rising indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, recently announced a special four-show “Virtual World Tour,” featuring four completely different live sets played at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood.

The first show is coming up this Sunday, Aug. 16, and will find the band playing its stellar 2019 debut album, Nothing Happens, in its entirety.

There are three other shows coming up over the course of the next few weeks, with “tickets” for the streaming performances available here.

Best Coast Crazy for You 10-Year Birthday Party — Friday 8/14

In 2020, Los Angeles indie/rock duo Best Coast released its debut album, Crazy for You. To mark its 10-year anniversary, the band is throwing a ‘birthday party’ streaming event this weekend. beginning at 6 p.m. PDT on Friday, Aug. 14, the stream will be available for 72 hours and features a full-album performance, interviews, special guest musical friends and more.

Click here for full details and to buy a “ticket” to the show.

And don’t forget: The Go-Go’s New Documentary — on Showtime

Premiered on July 31, The Go-Go’s captures the essence of the groundbreaking punk/new wave band. It’s available to watch via Showtime, and while we’re on the subject — click here to read our new feature interview with singer Belinda Carlisle, guitarists Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin and bassist Kathy Valentine.

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