Sunday, April 5, 2020
– Sunday livestreams in the wake of COVID-19
Lauren Jenkins and Ashley Campbell
as part of a StatgeIt concerts, 3:45 p.m. eastern.
Tyler Rich's The Distance and Leave Her Wild Sunday Brunch kick off on Instagram at 3 p.m. CT.
"ACM Presents: Our Country" Pre-Show with Lauren Alaina, Ingrid Andress, Gabby Barrett, Lee Brice, Blanco Brown, Lindsay Ell, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Caylee Hammack, Ashley McBryde, Jake Owen, Carly Pearce, Tenille Townes and more - plus, Chris Young salutes Joe Diffie, 7 p.m. eastern
Sunny Sweeney on Facebook and YouTube, 7 p.m. CT
Gone West's Colbie Caillat and Justin Kawika Young will perform a virtual live show as part of the UnCancelled Music Festival at 7 p.m. CT.
The Couch Concert Series continues with JoDee Messina at 3 p.m. CT.
KTHK/Idaho Falls, ID's Don Jarrett welcomes CJ Solar at 5 p.m. CT.
Luke Combs "Does To Me" Music Video Youtube Premiere + Live Chat on YouTube at 6 p.m. CT.
Inside Studio G with Garth Brooks airs at 6 p.m. CT.
Sara Evans' Closet Chaos returns at 7:30 p.m. CT.
Tyler Booth, on Whiskey Jam at 9 p.m. CT.
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