Here are 11 music films and concerts you can watch during self-isolation

film 18/03/2020

Let's get straight to the point - We have curated a list of movies for you to watch if you're stuck at home or not too keen on being out in the open where a certain virus (CONVID-19) could hit you at any moment.

Here are 11 concert films and movies to keep you entertained:

The Dirt (2019) - Netflix

When music biopics were on an all-time-high, Mötley Crüe chimed in and turned their 2001 book into a feature-length film on Netflix. Its huge success also led the band to cease their 'Cessation of Touring Agreement' and announced a US tour in 2020 along with Poison and Def Leppard.

Led Zeppelin: Dazed and Confused Documentary (2007) - YouTube

A rare look into the legendary band, Led Zeppelin, from their very humble beginning to their current status as Rock Gods. Watch the 59-minute-long documentary below.

This is Spinal Tap - from $4.99 via YouTube/Google Play/Amazon

A cult classic movie, this movie is a must-watch if you have never heard of it. The comedy mockumentary film chronicles the "loudest

The Doors (1991) - $4.99 via YouTube/Google Play | Free with Amazon Prime

The Doors is a biographical depiction of 1960s rock band singer Jim Morrison aka the 'Electric Poet'. Initially a film student, Morrison rose to fame as the band's lead singer-songwriter but died at the age of 27.

AC/DC: Dirty Deeds (2012) - YouTube

The band's career spans across four glorious decades, with over 200 million records sold worldwide. Get to know the history of the band that was formed in Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young. Watch the full documentary below.

Tommy (1975) - from $3.99 via Amazon Prime/iTunes

Starring Roger Daltrey as Tommy, watch the film rendition of the Who's classic rock opera. Plus, the musical film also features Elton John portraying as the Pinball Wizard, Tina Turner as The Acid Queen, Eric Clapton as the Preacher and Jack Nicholson as the Specialist.

Nowhere Boy (2009) $4.99 via YouTube/Google Play | Free with SHOWTIME on Amazon

Based on John Lennon's sister's memoir, the film tells the story of John's teenage years when he was raised by his aunt and uncle, how he learned to play the guitar to forming the band, the Quarrymen before changing the name to the Beatles.

Springsteen on Broadway (2018) - Netflix

Bruce Springsteen's famed Tony Award-winning broadway show was filmed during a private performance at New York's Walter Kerr Theater. The broadway film debuted on Netflix just after the Boss wrapped up the show's Broadway run. Watch the trailer below.

Nirvana MTV Unplugged (1993) - YouTube

Their 1993 MTV Unplugged marks one of Nirvana's most iconic acoustic set. Featuring songs like About a Girl, Come as You Are, All Apologies and cover tracks like The Man Who Sold the World, Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam and more.

Watch the full set on a handy playlist here.

Radiohead - In Rainbows: From The Basement - YouTube

Legendary British band, Radiohead performs an-hour-long-set at The Hospital Club's TV Studio in London's Covent Garden in 2008, playing songs from In RainbowsHail to the Thief, and more.

Notable songs to listen out for are Weird Fishes/ArpeggiBodysnatchersNudeHouse of Cards, and Reckoner. You can use the timestamp as a guide.

00:20 Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
05:40 15 Step
09:35 Bodysnatchers
14:00 Nude
18:35 The Gloaming
21:45 Myxomatosis
25:35 House of Cards
31:20 Bangers + Mash
34:50 Optimistic
39:50 Reckoner
44:50 Videotape
49:30 Where I End and You Begin
Bonus Tracks:
54:55 All I Need
59:10 Go Slowly

The Doors Live at The Isle of Wright Festival (Aug 30, 1970) - YouTube

Kicking off with 'Roadhouse Blues', this live concert marked the very last appearance together as a foursome outside of the States and the last full filming of a Doors gig. Watch the one-hour-long-set below, you can use the timestamp as a guide.


0:38 Roadhouse Blues
5:47 Introduction
6:00 Back Door Man
10:16 Break on Through (To The Other Side)
15:04 When The Music's Over
28:32 Ship Of Fools
35:45 Light My Fire
49:43 The End (Medley: Across The Sea/Away In India/Crossroads Blues/Wake Up)

Other notable mentions if you have watched all the above:

  • Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972)
  • Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
  • Woodstock (1970)
  • Runnin' Down a Dream (2007)
  • Rolling Stones, Ole Ole Ole! A Trip Across Latin America (2016)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
  • Rocketman (2019)
  • Blinded by The Light (2019)
  • Yesterday (2019)
  • ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band From Texas (2019)