Crash the Couch Virtual Festival Happening This Weekend

Cold War Kids, Brittany Howard and Nathaniel Rateliff are headlining Crash the Couch, a two-day virtual music festival. Rateliff and Cold War Kids will be headlining the first night with support from bands Tank and the Bangas, Hiss Golden Messenger, the Suffers, and Goldlink. Howard is taking on day two with support from bands Black Pumas, Brandy Clark, Houndmouth, Durand Jones, and Yola. The performances will be captured remotely from the artists’ homes. The festival streams for free this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. CT on YouTube.

Crash the Couch aims to support musicians and music-industry workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will benefit the COVID-19 Sweet Relief Fund, an organization that helps those in the music industry who’s livelihoods have been affected by the pandemic.