While we wait for live music to return, we've listed our top 10 places on YouTube where you can find the very best live performances.
Are you missing live music? If the answer is yes, then this list is made for you! Whether you want to see your favourite artists perform or you’re looking to discover something new, the wonderful world of YouTube has something for everybody. Here is our list of the top 10 YouTube music channels you need to know.
Kerry based Other Voices can claim the prize of Ireland’s premier live music channel with over 50,000 subscribers currently. The Irish platform has had plenty of top Irish and international stars visit them in Dingle to display their musical talent over the years.
German tastemakers COLORS have amassed over 5 million subscribers, becoming something of an internet sensation amongst music lovers. Many artists have gone on to superstardom after performing in the aesthetically pleasing backdrop of the COLORS studio.
Some of the worlds biggest pop stars stop off at the BBC studios to perform a collection of never before heard covers and some of their own popular hits.
NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series treats fans to a wonderfully intimate glimpse of their favourite artists. Accompanied by a live band, you’ll hear some of your favourite songs like you’ve never heard them before.
Boiler Room is the place to be if you’re missing those nights out on the dancefloor. The brand has hosted some of the biggest names in dance music, as well as giving some up-and-coming artists a platform to shine. The independent brand has stopped off at over 250 locations across the world including Dublin.
Notable performers: Carl Cox, Peggy Gou, Disclosure, James Blake, Nina Kraviz.
After leaving the BBC, Charlie Sloth has gone his own way to much success. The main reason for Sloth’s popularity is the world famous Fire In The Booth, where MC’s display their skills with an anything goes, freestyle session.
Notable performers: Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Pop Smoke, Stormzy, Offica.
The Mahogany sessions bring a polished, cinematic live experience, showcasing rising stars and some well established acts.
Notable performers: Hozier, Kodaline, Billie Eilish, James Bay, Dermot Kennedy.
Triple J’s Like A Version series is where you can see some of your favourite artists put their own spin on some of their favourite songs.
Notable performers: Tame Impala, Tones And I, Denzel Curry, James Vincent McMorrow, Billie Eilish.
This Minnesota based radio station have had a whole host of world renowned acts take to their studio to perform live sets.
VevoDSCVR is a channel dedicated to showcasing the talent of budding artists on the rise. This is the channel for you if you want to stay ahead of the curve.