The Weeknd Experience kicks off the weekend with Friday night livestream


The Weeknd will be taking over social media app TikTok on Friday night (August 7, 2020) for an interactive live stream special.

The Weeknd Experience will feature the Blinding Lights singer as a digital avatar, belting out hits from his latest album, After Hours, in an augmented-reality gig created especially for the platform.

The unique show will mark TikTok’s first such concert and will feature 3D graphics and picture-in-picture video.

The broadcast will premiere exclusively on TikTok from 8:30 pm ET and repeat over the weekend.

Other Friday live stream highlights include:

Virtual Musikfest (Ben Harper, Black Lips, Caroline Rose and more) (12 pm ET) –

Craig David (1 pm ET) –

Elton John (12 pm ET) –

Shinedown (12 pm ET) –

Amanda Shires/Jason Isbell (6 pm ET) –

Low (4 pm ET) –

Lianne La Havas (4 pm ET) –

Craig Morgan (5 pm ET) –

Melissa Etheridge (6 pm ET) –

Jesse McCartney (6pm & 9pm ET) –

The Grateful Dead Shakedown Stream (8 pm ET) –

Lupe Fiasco (7 pm ET) –

Sublime With Rome (12 am ET) –