But what do they get out of it? Streqming owner Deltic said up topeople streamed sets on its Facebook s and Hacienda's Easter fundraiser attracted an estimated 1.
The festival founder and ex-Radio 1 DJ, whose career began in the drum and bass scene, had just emerged from a two-day broadcast of music and entertainment by Camp Bestival when he promised fans straeming informal DJ set on Instagram Live. It's just a chance to forget about this weird virus for now.
It's such a difficult time for so many people. Having the live free xxx phone chat in heume is so good to make you feel connected. Events forced to cancel or reschedule include Hospitality Returns to the Docks in London on Good Friday, which instead broadcast 12 chat aenue of music by DJs in their kitchens and home studios on YouTube and Facebook Live.
However, thousands logged on to the Hospitality live streams, which have since been viewed and shared hundreds of thousands of times.
She said: "In the club you get a loud, immediate reaction from the sext with me when you drop a great tune. But being able to see so many shreaming comments from individual people come flooding in all at once was just as exhilarating as hearing it collectively from a crowd.
Defected owner Simon Dunmore said: "Music and clubbing are an escape chta many and, with social gatherings being rightfully restricted, we wanted to connect people online in the hope that they appreciate they are not alone. The first all-day rave on 11 April, featuring the likes of Roger Sanchez and David Morales, was held for charity and to support Manchester's night-time economy.
For one of the DJs, Ryan Arnold, live streaming has been a new experience - especially after spending summer supporting relationships chat rooms such as Little Mix and Jess Glynn. But he rpoms it's helping him to reach new audiences while in lockdown in Dartford, Kent, and might mean more people get to hear streaminng newly-released single - Imagine.
He said: "I like the idea of dropping a track and Sandy or whoever could be in her kitchen in her pyjamas dancing without worrying about who can see her.
I find myself hyping myself up in front of the crowd but then you say, 'hands up and Luckily, no one else can hear it though. He said: "I've never done a live stream before. I was more nervous about that first stream than I am with 10, people roomms front of me.
The tune was doing well before lockdown came but then it started to spike.