Up & Coming: Events Worth Checking Out, July 3 - July 9

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During the month of July, we are celebrating Independence Day in the U.S., as well as highlighting virtual music festivals around the globe — these festivals feature artists from a variety of genres, from EDM and Hip Hop to Country and Singer-Songwriters, there’s something for everyone. To help you plan your weekend, we’ve curated a list of up & coming events and livestreams worth checking out:


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Essence Festival of Culture 

This year #ESSENCEFEST goes digital with back-to-back weekends of music, entertainment, empowerment and culture. Lineup Includes: Andra Day, Bruno Mars, Common, Elephant Man, India.Arie, John Legend, Nas, Patti Labelle, Wyclef, and more.

Thursday, July 2 - Sunday, July 5
Streaming @ 4:00pm CT

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Lost Horizon Festival

LOST HORIZON is a deep multi-layered experience, filled with wild dance-floors, secret headliners, hidden venues and some HUGE artists playing exclusively for you. Join from wherever you are, across PC and VR. Lineup Includes: 50+ performances from a star-studded global lineup, including Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Jamie Jones and more. 

Friday, July 3 - Saturday, July 4
Streaming @ 9:00am CT

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Rock For Relief

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 54 million Americans are struggling to put food on the table. Rock For Relief will help raise awareness and money for the Feeding America charity. Lineup Includes: Alice Cooper, Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, Myles Kennedy, Peter Frampton, ex Eagle Don Felder, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger, Joe Satriani and Black Stone Cherry’s Chris Robertson.

Friday, July 3
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Music Lives ON

Watch this weekly showcase every Friday featuring emerging and established artists--benefiting MusiCares. Lineup Includes: Jauz, Bennett, The Knocks, Fly By Midnight, and Kream.

Friday, July 3
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ

Hosted by Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion will all be performing from their own backyards, and are inviting music fans across the country to celebrate the Fourth of July together, for an evening of music and storytelling.

Saturday, July 4
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Luck Presents Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

A one-of-a-kind celebration of Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic and its 47-year legacy. Lineup Includes: Asleep At The Wheel, Charley Crockett, Shakey Graves, Willie Nelson & Family, Devon Gilfillian, Kurt Vile, Lyle Lovett, Margo Price, The McCrary Sisters, Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Robert Earl Keen, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Ziggy Marley, and more! .

Saturday, July 4
Streaming @ 3:30pm CT

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A Capitol Fourth

The nation’s 244th birthday celebration will feature new performances from iconic locations across the country (Washington, D.C, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Philadelphia).  Lineup Includes: Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle; Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty; legendary Motown stars The Temptations celebrating their 60th anniversary; multi-platinum country star Brantley Gilbert; platinum-selling  star Lauren Alaina, and more!

Saturday, July 4
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Shell Freedom Over Texas

Houston’s signature patriotic celebration will feature a line up of live and virtual entertainers. "This is an opportunity for us to recognize our community for its perseverance through the ongoing pandemic." said Mayor Sylvester Turner.  Lineup Includes: Pat Green, Trae Tha Truth, Houston Symphony, and more.

Saturday, July 4
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Miss Lavelle's 91st Birthday Livestream w/ Marcia Ball (Folk / Blues)

This week, join us for an afternoon of roots music with award-winning singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster. About the show, Ruthie says: “Expect to have a hallelujah time! I’ll be playing an array of songs from my previous releases in my home studio.” Tune in through Facebook Live or YouTube Live to watch.

Sunday, July 5
Streaming @ 7:00pm CT

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Zach Heckendorf (Singer-Songwriter)

50 States Livestream Tour - Summer concerts may be canceled, but singer-songwriter Zach Heckendorf is still embarking on a virtual tour to support his current single “Up.” Through the magic of social media and live stream technology, Zach is partnering with venues, radio stations, artists, brands and fans to live stream performances in every one of the 50 states. 

Tuesday, July 7
Streaming @ 4:00pm CT

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