"I’d like to return the favor by coming to you." Ben Gibbard to stream online concerts for fans

"I’d like to return the favor by coming to you." Ben Gibbard to stream online concerts for fans

World tours have been cancelled, festivals around the globe have been postponed, but musicians are still finding ways to bring live music to their fans.

In a letter to fans on Tuesday (03/17), Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service's Ben Gibbard assures them that "because we’re all going through this nightmare together we are quite literally NOT alone. Our lives and stories are all linked, maybe more now than they have ever been.

"I have always been grateful for the honor you have bestowed upon us by choosing to congregate en masse around our music. Some of you have traveled great distances and/or shelled out large sums of money to see us play and that has never been lost on me. So in this crazy and unprecedented time, I’d like to return the favor by coming to YOU," Gibbard adds.

The daily concerts will be streamed via Death Cab for Cutie's Facebook page everyday at 4 PM PST (7 AM PH/SG/MY Standard Time/ 6 AM TH/ID Standard Time).

Read the full post here:

Hey Everyone,

I know you are all really freaked out right now. I am too. And while I’m proud that we’re all doing the necessary things at the moment to help flatten the curve, I know it has left us all incredibly isolated.

But because we’re all going through this nightmare together we are quite literally NOT alone. Our lives and stories are all linked, maybe more now than they have ever been.

Be it with DCFC, Postal Service, or solo I have always been grateful for the honor you have bestowed upon us by choosing to congregate en masse around our music. Some of you have traveled great distances and/or shelled out large sums of money to see us play and that has never been lost on me. So in this crazy and unprecedented time, I’d like to return the favor by coming to YOU.

For the next few weeks I will be playing songs everyday from my home studio. We will be streaming on Facebook at 4pm PST daily. We’re still working out the details but I’m hoping to take some requests and maybe even have a guest or two stop by digitally. The first show will be tomorrow. It will assuredly be a little wonky and glitchy but we’re gonna do our best.

See You Tomorrow.

xo

Ben

On Tuesday (03/31), Ben Gibbard shared that he will be continuing to play online shows for his fans. The Live From Home shows will now take place every week on Thursdays at 6 PM PST (Fridays, 9 AM PH/SG/MY Standard Time/ 8 AM TH/ID Standard Time).

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