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Posted May 1, 2020 by Jeff in Tunes
 
 

My Morning Jacket Offers Free Webcast of 2016 Shaky Knees Festival Set

My Morning Jacket Concert
My Morning Jacket Concert

Led by big-voiced singer-guitarist Jim James, My Morning Jacket has a dynamic live show that features extensive jams and interludes. As a gift to fans who might be jonesing for concerts during the current lockdown, the band is offering a free webcast of its full set from the 2016 Shaky Knees Festival.

The concert airs at 8pm ET on Friday, May 1 on the band’s YouTube channel, Facebook page and Nugs.TV. The webcast kicks off “Shaky Knees TV”, a virtual weekend of live sets from the festival playing through the weekend. The band and Shaky Knees will also include a charity component, encouraging viewers to make a donation to Crew Nation, a global relief fund supporting live music crews who have lost work during COVID-19. 

The webcast is broadcast in conjunction with the re-launch of the My Morning Jacket live archive audio program via nugs.net. The band has released 27 MMJ shows that were previously only available for purchase as a-la-carte downloads. Most of them are available in MQA 24-bit hi-res audio. In addition, two new shows are being added to the service and as downloads — the 2016 show from the Tivoli Theater in Chattanooga, TN as well as the aforementioned 2016 Shaky Knees show.

New concerts will be added to the service each month.