Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard | livestreaming daily

Hunkering down to help flatten the curve? Ben Gibbard announced that he'll be providing fans with some in-home entertainment in the form of performances livestreamed from his home studio.

"For the next few weeks I will be playing songs everyday from my home studio," the Death Cab for Cutie frontman shared via Twitter in the early morning hours of Tuesday (March 17), noting that the sets would kick off that day. "We will be streaming on YouTube / Facebook at 4pm PST daily."

We're Bringing SXSW to you

Every year, NPR Music staffers head down to Austin to share our favorite SXSW discoveries — artists we end up talking about for months and years to come. That's always been the point of going for us, and there's no reason we shouldn't continue to use this year's festival as an opportunity to proselytize on behalf of our favorites. Whether or not you were ever planning to attend SXSW 2020, you can use the festival's remarkable lineup to help you discover incredible music.

A letter from Ray Hair | American Federation of Musicians International

As events related to the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic evolve, emergency declarations in many locations have banned all but small-sized public gatherings in an effort to protect families, save lives and prevent the spread of the disease. These actions have led to the shuttering of large, medium and small venues, sporting facilities, and the preemption of live media production involving studio audiences.

COVID-19 Resources for Performing Artists

This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc.