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As live performances continue on digital stages during the COVID-19 pandemic, Burton and Higher Ground are progressing on a deal that would see the concert venue move to Burlington

The 125th season of the Morrisville Community Band is underway with a new conductor, Nick Allen, and volunteer musicians from all walks of life, ranging from high school students to grandparents.

The staff at South Burlington’s Higher Ground are waiting to get back to the grind. Along with others far and wide, Higher Ground had to close shop because of COVID-19.

The soft, folksy songs of Burlington band Cricket Blue practically beckon the listener to come closer.

Since March, duo Laura Heaberlin and Taylor Smith have had to keep fans at more than arm’s length, awaiting safer days for live performances.

Live music is coming off computer screens and into the streets next month. Spruce Peak Arts is organizing a drive-by concert series, bringing live music outside in this era of social distancing. On June 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the first concert will kick off in Morrisville.

Vermont singer-songwriter Christine Malcom and Rudy Dauth will perform a free 30-minute live concert on Wednesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. through the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center’s YouTube channel.

In disappointing but unsurprising news, Stowe Performing Arts has canceled its planned, in-person “Noon Music in May” concert series, and will instead broadcast the lunchtime concerts online.

Area musicians used to performing in public are still playing for audiences, albeit homebound ones via video.

The Knotwork Trio will be part of the Grange Hall Cultural Center’s traditional Irish music show Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m., performed by Benedict Koehler and Hilari Farrington, the Knotwork Trio (Annabel Moynihan, Michael Moynihan and Don Schabner) and Green Corduroy (Joe Cribari, Denise…

The first family of Canadian music, Leahy, crosses the border for an appearance at The Barre Opera House, 6 North Main St., on Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. Leahy has earned a place as one of the world’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots bands.

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