The coronavirus has greatly impacted the music industry, causing cancellations of concerts and events worldwide. In order to keep la música en Español alive, Latin artists are getting creative on social media, performing live for their fans to bring them joy amid the stressful news cycle.

See who's lining up live streams below.


William Garza's Cinco de Mayo Live Stream (May 5)

Instead of performing on a stage this year, Mexican artist William Garza connect on a Facebook Live to perform songs, eat tacos and talk with his fans.

Where to Watch: 7 P.M. (PST) /9 P.M. (México) via his Facebook page.

Este Martes 5 de Mayo estaré festejando con ustedes desde Facebook Live ! Prepárense sus tacos para comer juntos y su respectiva bebida #cincodemayo

Posted by William Garza on Friday, May 1, 2020

"Music Lives On" featuring Anitta and more artists (May 1)

LiveXLive will launch its weekly showcase "Music Lives On" with three hours of live stream performances from the artists' homes in benefit of MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. As part of the series, Brazilian superstar Anitta will host a "Fan Q&A" at 8:00 p.m. EST. Destructo, Boombox, Clinton Kane, Doug Locke, and more artists are also confirmed.

Where to Watch: All performances will simulcast on LiveXLive’s site, apps, and social media channels @livexlive.

Zion (May 1)

Zion, from reggaeton duo Zion & Lennox, is kicking off May by connecting on Instagram to "Sip n' chill" with his fans. The Puerto Rican artist will have special guests join him as well as preview the new music he's been working on before and during the quarantine.

Where to watch: Zion's Instagram

Piso 21 (April 25)

Piso 21 is teaming up with Bacardi for a benefit virtual concert called "Juntos a Distancia." The live stream will take place Saturday on their YouTube channel, where donations will be collected via Vaki.co for different Food Banks in Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Perú, Panama, and Puerto Rico.

Where to Watch: Piso 21's YouTube channel

Juanes & Bogota's Philharmonic Orchestra (April 25)

"Mi Casa Es Tu Casa Live Music Series" by SBS Entertainment (April 24)

SBS Entertainment presents a one-hour, commercial-free live music series across some of SBS’s leading regional Mexican and Latin urban radio stations, such as El Zol 106.7 and La Raza 97.9, and LaMusica app. "Mi Casa es tu Casa" kicks off April 24 with performances by Pitbull and Calibre 50. Other artists confirmed include Maluma, Banda MS, and Sebastian Yatra, to name a few.

Where To Watch: All concerts will take place at 7 p.m. ET/CDT/PT and will also be streamed on the LaMusica App

Arthur Hanlon Happy Hour Piano Chill (Every Tuesday and Friday at 7 P.m. EST)

Hanlon plays a set of acoustic songs, Latin and standards, from his blue piano, every Tuesday and Friday at 7 p.m. EST, 4 p.m. Pacific.

Where To Watch: Hanlon's Facebook page (click here) and Instagram Live (click here).

Tomorrow is Friday y mañana es viernes!! Looking forward to #HappyHourPianoChill#fridayfeeling #fridayhighlights#piano #pianomanNos vemos mañana!!See you tomorrow

Posted by Arthur Hanlon on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Editor's Note: Hanlon is married to Billboard's vp/Latin industry lead, Leila Cobo.


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