Through everything 2020 has thrown at us so far, at least “We Can Still Sing.”Hear Wednesday’s Daily Spinn
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Here’s a Daily Spinn that is equal parts haunting and hopeful, while staying relevant to the times.Hear Tuesday’s Daily Spinn
Certainly, we’ve had a lot of time in this strange era of COVID-19 to reflect and self-assess; to find out who we are, and where we would like to go from here.
So, tell us: what have you learned in this time?Get some Real Talk!
As you may have heard, the vast majority of us are cooped up inside while this COVID-19 situation works itself out.
For Jared Minnix, that presents an opportunity to reflect.Maybe We Should Slow it Down
Some find peace in creating during this time of global uncertainty. Others do so by resting, reflecting and, perhaps, grieving for the world.
No matter what self-care looks like to you, it’s important to do it right.Get Some Real Talk!
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.Watch the Video
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!Read more
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.Get some Real Talk!
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.
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)
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)
I’ve built my entire professional life on the foundation of words. Right now, I find myself struggling to find the right ones, to describe what life has been like in Nashville and the world over the past couple of weeks.Read more