Your weekend online listening sorted

Coming to a screen near you − it's a phrase we normally associate with soon-to-be released films but recently it's live-streamed music lighting up mobile phones and computer screens around the world. From Australia's own Courtney Barnett performing at home as part of Instagram's Isol-Aid, to Miley Cyrus and Jack White's Third Man studios, musicians have been eager to reach fans stuck at home.

Alex Lahey will perform live on Facebook and YouTube on Saturday as part of Delivered Live.Credit:Kane Hibberd

This weekend is no different, with a huge variety of artists banding together across various social media platforms, live-streaming their music directly to you. On Saturday from 10am Donny Benet, whose new album Mr Experience is due for release in May, shares his love of 1980s disco grooves via Instagram along with a Q&A session and a selection of his favourite guest's recipes.

Organisers behind Sydney's Torch Festival at the Factory Theatre, supporting mental health, have moved the event to Instagram on Saturday, when 44 independent acts perform three songs each, including their torch song. Each of the four sets has been curated based on genre and include Abbey Lane, Ben Leece, Boulevarde, Chelsea Warner, Royal and the Southern Echo, Timomatic, Velvet Bloom, Emma Beau and Mike "The Rock Doctor" Schwartz.

Delivered Live from 4pm on Saturday, streamed live to YouTube and Facebook, features some of the bands and artists you definitely won't see anywhere else this weekend. These include Alex Lahey, Bob Evans, Ali Barter, Henry Wagons, Melbourne trio Even, C.W. Stoneking, Teeny Tiny Stevies, Nelly Thomas, Andy Saunders and Michael Williams. It's a fantastic line-up of talent and fans can voluntarily buy a ticket. If that's not enough, you can even purchase a T-shirt with merch stores live throughout the broadcast.

Even are part of a big Saturday line-up of artists playing for Delivered Live. Credit:

Melbourne's Ben Salter will be live on YouTube from his new digs in Tasmania from 8.30pm on Saturday. Salter, who's released a bunch of great albums over the past decade, also hopes to have "a bunch of guests" popping up on the night. "If everyone who says they would does a video, we'll have Darren Cross, Pascalle Burton, Georgia Knight, Luis Boullosa, Marlon Williams, Tim Rogers and heaps that I have forgotten," he said. "We'll see who comes through with the goods."

Also on Saturday, from 6pm on Facebook, South Australia's Dress Code plus Teenage Joans and Jared Grimm will live-stream a triple bill that's well worth checking out in your trackies on the couch.

Of course, if top-notch indie pop and rock isn't your cup of tea, Sydney Opera House's digital season of From Our House to Yours on Saturday is a 2018 recording of Beethoven's glorious Ninth Symphony by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Tune in from 6pm.

On Sunday night, Australian music royalty Kate Ceberano will live-stream her performance from St Kilda's Memo Music Hall from 7.30pm. Tickets are $10. "We feel it is important to come together and continue to support artists and the live music industry," a spokesperson for Memo said after the venue closed its doors to audiences. "We look forward to seeing you at Memo in the future. In the meantime we hope you support this new and exciting venture."

Kate Ceberano’s performance from Memo Music Hall will be live-streamed on Sunday.Credit:

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