we all know, bars, clubs and restaurants are being ordered to close up around
the globe. This is deeply affecting local and touring artists to the core. For
many, this is their livelihood and many will be hurting financially not to
a musician myself, I know that music is our life and life’s blood… now is the
time for a bit of transfusion and sharing all around. How can we not play music
and share our passion?! A large variety of artists have starting doing live,
virtual concerts online for fun and some are also accepting donations, and with
open arms (well, you know what I mean). Some calling their concerts Quarantine
Sessions! A few local venues are contemplating having only an artist or minimal
band set up on their stage to live stream.
list of artists that will be online performing live is endless! We are all
pretty much in that same boat… cancelled gigs and tours and now home bound!
Artists like Tommy Castro Band, Janiva Magness, and Nick Schnebelen among others have mentioned planning live streams. Shari Puarto let us know that their Northern California tour was cancelled so The Shari Puorto Band has decided to bring you a live show to your home Saturday Mar 21 via Facebook! Mike Zito has even taken it a step further saying and he and his band have started to write and record an album which he says will wrap over the next 2 weeks! That album will only be available on his website.
up artists on the web and see what’s shaking. Visit the musician’s websites,
watch their streams, donate if you can, send them messages, let them know
you’re thinking of them one way or another. We are all in this together and the
music will go on.
sincerely wish you and yours the best of health and peace.