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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Wednesday, July 29

Through everything 2020 has thrown at us so far, at least “We Can Still Sing.”

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WATCH: Live Events in the Time of Corona

Earlier this week, our partners at Tuk Law Offices held a livestream video conference to discuss the impacts of the abrupt interruptions to live entertainment that have resulted from the global COVID-19 outbreak, and which have temporarily left countless industry professionals without work.

Join host Bryan Tuk alongside panelists Patrick Brogan, Chief Programming Officer at ArtsQuest (Bethlehem, PA) and UMC Founder Gerard Longo to discuss the impact of the pandemic on live entertainers and presenters alike.

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Underground Writers Round Livestream for Tornado Relief on Friday, March 27

A couple weeks ago, we had to make the decision to postpone our March Underground Writers Round with AGD Entertainment, citing what were, at the time, growing concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19.

We all know the story from there. However, even though we can’t gather in person, music and community will always find a way!

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UMC Real Talk: COVID-19 and Creatives

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the U.S. and world, many states and cities have enacted shelter-in-place orders.

Through fear and uncertainty, here are some thoughts on what we’re going through, and what we can do to stay empowered while we wait this out.

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UPDATED 4/20: A List of Artist Relief Resources in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the entertainment industry — and most of the world — to a grinding halt. With that, countless individuals in the industry have seen their sources of income disappear in an instant.

With that, a growing number of organizations and individuals are stepping up to ensure that affected people have a chance to stay financially afloat in uncertain times. We’ve compiled a list below, and will be maintaining and updating this list daily, as we become aware of more.

If you know of any other resources for artists in this time — on a local or national level — please contact us immediately.

Industry-wide
Artist Relief Tree (Waitlist)
Bandcamp Donating Revenue Share to Artists (Friday, Mar. 20)
Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund
Grand Ole Opry Trust Fund
Luna Sea Media: Resources for Musicians to Financially Survive CoronaVirus Cancellations
MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
Music Covid Relief (Information/applications pertaining to the CARES Act)
Patreon COVID-19 Grant Application
Qobuz ‘Gimme Shelter’ Download Revenue Sharing Initiative (Extended through May 15)
Royalty Exchange 90-Day Discount for Coronavirus Relief
Sound Royalties No-Fee Advance Fund
Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
Tour Support (LightHopeLife)

Location-specific
The 5 Spot Community Fund (Nashville, TN)
615 Service and Entertainment COVID-19 Relief Fund (Nashville, TN)
Band Together Buffalo Online Concert Series (Buffalo, NY)
Bay Area Musician’s Relief Fund (Bay Area, CA)
Boston Artist Relief Fund (Boston, MA)
The East Room Staff Fund (Nashville, TN)
Greater Cincinnati Artist Relief Fund (Cincinnati, OH)
Michigan Music Alliance Artist Relief Fund
Nashville Venue and Employee Support (via No Country for New Nashville)
NC Artist Relief Fund (Raleigh, NC)
The Rauschenberg Foundation/New York Foundation for the Arts (Emergency Medical Grants) (New York, NY)
The Safety Net Fund (Bay Area, CA)
Santa Cruz Symphony Musician Relief Fund (Santa Cruz, CA)

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