On Thursday night, Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie carried out the primary of a number of free livestreamed exhibits. Billed as “Live From South Philly,’ Weiner handled followers to an acoustic duo set on Facebook and Instagram from the consolation of his South Philadelphia dwelling, performing a mixture of picks from latest albums and Prince and Dylan covers.
Performing on piano with accompaniment from guitarist Will Donnelly, Low Cut Connie carried out unfastened variations of songs like “Dirty Water” and “Boozophilia” and endearingly ragged renditions of “You Ain’t Going Nowhere,” all whereas shouting out cities from all around the world the place followers had been tuning in. “You gotta clap at home!” Weiner advised followers, recreating the high-energy, interactive crowd banter from his reside present. “Get off your couch!”
“Just because they say that we should be physically distant doesn’t mean that we should be far apart,” Weiner advised followers in-between songs. At one level, Weiner stripped right down to his underwear to play piano and dance across the room earlier than donning a crimson gown.
The present marked the primary of three performances Low Cut Connie will probably be livestreaming over the next week, with one going down on Saturday and a last present (for now) on Monday, March 23rd. Each present will happen at 6 p.m. EST.
“To all our pals near and far: we love you and we wanna lift your spirits during these difficult times, so we’re goin’ live on Facebook & Instagram every other day for the next week,” stated frontman Adam Weiner in an announcement earlier in the present day. “We are all stressed and anxious and horny so let’s get together and release. Log in and send us comments and requests and we will all have a virtual group hug together.”
During the present, Weiner accepted digital suggestions and accepted donations for Philabundance, a neighborhood starvation aid charity.