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COVID-19 Pushes Musicians Out Of The Spotlight -Brevard NC


Last updated 6/1/2020 at 1:34pm

When the COVID-19 outbreak began in March, many initially responded to the closing of schools, the cancellation of sports and the shutting down of restaurants.

However, the live music industry, often overlooked and underappreciated, also came to a grinding halt and will likely be one of the last to return to society. And whether it’s musicians canceling shows and tours or venues that regularly see hundreds of fans turn out for gigs darkening their stage lights, those within the scene say it’s a difficult time for an industry so dependent on live performances.

Andrew Thelston is a musi...

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