One day virtual music festival ‘Quarantine Comes Alive’ kicks off May 30

On Saturday, May 30, Live For Live Music in partnership with Nugs.TV and PLUS1 will presents their one-day virtual music festival, Quarantine Comes Alive. With events like Brooklyn Comes Alive cancelled for the time being, Quarantine Comes Alive offers a music marathon with more than 60 artists with a reported 90% brand new content created for the event.

The non-stop day of entertainment starting at 1 PM ET on May 30. Much of the new content will be produced in safe studio spaces, or captured creatively between band members who will work together remotely from various locations.

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Dedicated to an even split of donation proceeds between the participating artists and PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund, the event is modeled after one-day music marathons Brooklyn Comes Alive and Denver Comes Alive. Quarantine Comes Alive was founded to celebrate and support musicians, provide fans with unique musical experiences from the comfort of their couch, and raise money for comprehensive COVID-19 relief during this unprecedented time. 

In response to the devastating COVID-19 outbreak, PLUS1 launched a PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund to support those in the musical community most affected. Working directly with leading non-profit organizations like Sweet Relief, MusiCares, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, World Central Kitchen, Partners In Health, Trans Lifeline, and Backline, the PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund’s goal is to provide aid where it is needed most. PLUS1 is a leading non-profit organization that mobilizes cultural leaders and their fans to bring visibility, awareness and funding for social and environmental justic

Ari Fink of SiriusXM JamOn, Phish Radio & Dave Matthews Band Radio will host the virtual event, as well as set break interviews with artists from across the lineup and the minds behind Quarantine Comes Alive’s various non-profit partners. Additionally, alongside the main Quarantine Comes Alive stream, the festival will be hosting Zoom dance parties all day long.

Participating artists on the lineup span an eclectic range of genres, presenting everything from bluegrass to singer-songwriters, jam bands to indie rock, electronic music to funk, soul to Americana and more—surely there is something for every musical taste in store. A full list of artists can be found below.

Fans are encouraged to visit and RSVP. Those who make a donation of any size in advance will receive an email with a link to the stream the event on the day of show, Saturday, May 30th. Additional information is available over at the event’s official Facebook Event page.

Quarantine Comes Alive Performances By:
Andy Frasco
Arlo McKinley
Aron Magner
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Big Something
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Brendan Bayliss
The California Honeydrops
Casey Russell
Circles Around The Sun
Cris Jacobs
Dave Brandwein
Dave Watts
David Shaw
Dominic Lalli
Electric Beethoven
Everyone Orchestra
George Porter Jr.
The Ghost Of Paul Revere
Greensky Bluegrass
Here Come The Mummies
Holly Bowling
The Infamous Stringdusters
Ivan Neville
Jen Hartswick
Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers
Joel Cummins
John Medeski
Jon Cleary
Karina Rykman
Leslie Mendelson
Lindsay Lou
Lyle Divinsky
Maggie Rose
Magic Beans
Marco Benevento
Melvin Seals & JGB
Mike Dillon
Moon Taxi
The Motet feat. Jason Hann
Natalie Cressman
Neal Francis
The New Mastersounds
Nick Cassarino
Nigel Hall
The Nth Power
OG Garage A Trois
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Prince Purple Party
Railroad Earth
Robert “Sput” Searight
Robert Walter
Roosevelt Collier
Ryan Dempsey
Ryan Montbleau
Shira Elias
Southern Avenue
Tom Hamilton
Vince Herman

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