It’s World Goth Day, but gatherings are forbidden; what’s a sad goth to do? Livestreams to the rescue! DJs and promoters from around the world have programmed the next 24 hours and beyond with live broadcasts for the dark of heart. Care to follow me on a livestream crawl?
All day, streaming online:
This affiliate of the University of Washington is playing all goth today. I’ve heard Nick Cave, Dead Can Dance, Concrete Blonde, Swans, Peter Murphy, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, The Cure, The Soft Moon, and more.
4-6pm EDT on YouTube and Facebook Live:
Darkitalia World Goth Day Fest
About two hours of heavenly obscure music: home editions, unreleased songs, premiere/unreleased videos and greetings from the best darkwave artists all around the world, including Clan of Xymox, Sonsombre, Palais Ideal, and more.
6pm EDT streaming online:
NEVERMORE – Online Alternative Convention
Featuring bands, performers, interactive games, special guests and more.
8pm EDT – Live performance by Interface
9pm-1am EDT on Twitch and Zoom:
Recording & touring member of The Magnetic Fields DJ Chris Ewen has a weekly show mixing live 80s NEW WAVE, POST PUNK, ELECTRO, & some Old School Goth + Industrial on Twitch. Join moderator Xtine & Anna Feder on the “HEROES” Zoom video meet-up during the stream.
9pm-1am EDT on Discord:
Obscura Undead Virtual Nightclub
Weekly dance party. Tonight – SIX rooms spinning music, live chats and more. They’ve added a Spotify room so you can chill and seek out tracks you love. This week they’ve added Guest DJ Rickbats.
9pm-2am EDT on Twitch:
Escape: World Goth Day
DJs Luna and SINdrome (based in Philadelphia) spin only the best Goth, Industrial, Post Punk, Aggrotech, Deathrock, Darkwave, Alternative Classics & More.
10pm-12am EDT on Zoom:
A casual chat about all things Industrial Music
Louisiana’s DJ Scott Durand of Dark Indulgence Industrial Mixshow invites you to a Zoom meeting to discuss Industrial Music, Rivethead culture and Cookies. With Rexx Arkana (FGFC820), John Bechdel (Ministry, Killing Joke) and more.
10pm-1am EDT on Twitch:
From Bits Bedroom: A World Goth Day Special
DJ Bit of San Francisco’s Death Guild hosts a special extended radio stream celebrating World Goth Day, running the gamut of early goth, post punk and dark new wave to current black-ensconced offerings.
11pm-3am EDT on Twitch:
Mechanismus and YES Music Productions presents
Covid-19 Resistance Live Stream Music Fest: Part 2
Today’s band performances include Vigilante at 12:30am EDT and Watch Clark at 1:30am EDT; DJs also spin.
11pm-4am EDT on Twitch:
La Petite Mort- 21st Century Goth with DJ Scary Lady Sarah
An Array of 21st Century Goth, Postpunk, Deathrock, & Darkwave Music Curated by Chicago’s DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Virtual version of an occasional club night.
11:30pm EDT on Twitch:
DJ Shok in L.A. says he’s doing a World Goth Day livestream:
11:50pm-5am EDT on Twitch:
World Goth Day 2020 – Cuvious Live Set Party from home
Hungarian DJ Lilian Goth presents a World Goth Day party featuring bands like Joy Division, The Cure, Bauhaus, Corpus Delicti, Faith And The Muse, Actors, Selofan, Lebanon Hanover, She Past Away…
12-3am EDT on Twitch:
World Goth Day / Quarantine edition / Tijuana MX
Dj set by: H†R / Christabel / Angelous
12-5am EDT on Twitch:
Deviant Zero – Dark Electronic Dance Live Stream with DJ Slave1
Denver’s DJ Slave1 spins Industrial/DarkTechno/IDM/EBM/EBSM/DarkElectro beats at this virtual version of a regular club night.
1-3am EDT on Twitch:
Bar Sinister & Wenzday’s Party Presents:
World Goth Day – Deadstream
DJ Set with jpeg01
1-4:30am EDT on Twitch:
Death Guild Friday Radio
DJ Joe Radio of San Francisco’s Death Guild features a mix of dark electro, synthpop, darkwave, and industrial. And cats!
1-5am EDT on Twitch and Zoom:
Communion L.A. World Goth Day Edition
Moves from ethereal to darkwave to coldwave to industrial.
7am-11:30pm SATURDAY EDT on Twitch:
World Goth Day Stream
28 DJs from 11 countries provide you with a total of 16 and a half hours of music to dance to at home. DJs include Rickbats, William Faith, Scary Lady Sarah, Sean Templar, martin oldgoth…